CMS Energy Corporation [NYSE: CMS] opened at $66.32 and closed at $66.21 a share within trading session on Jan 22, 2020. That means that the stock gained by 0.51% compared to the closing price from a day before, when the stock touched $66.55.

Between the start and the closing of the latest trading session, CMS Energy Corporation [NYSE: CMS] had 2.43 million shares being bought and sold. In the last three months, average trading volumes hovered around 1.82M shares. During the last week, volatility in the share price was set at 0.99%, which placed the metric for the last 30 days at 1.06%. The price of the stock additionally went down to $50.08 during that period and CMS managed to take a rebound to $66.21 in the last 52 weeks.

CMS Energy Corporation [NYSE:CMS]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 50.08 to 66.21. This is compared to its latest closing price of $66.21.

Keep your eyes peeled for the next scheduled financial results to be made public for this company, which are scheduled to be released on Thu 30 Jan (In 8 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of CMS Energy Corporation [CMS]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for CMS Energy Corporation [CMS] sitting at +16.91 and its Gross Margin at +21.32, this company’s Net Margin is now 9.00%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 7.37, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 6.20%. Its Return on Equity is 14.29, and its Return on Assets is 2.76. These metrics suggest that this CMS Energy Corporation does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, CMS Energy Corporation [CMS] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 247.68. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 71.24, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 48.01. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 2.52, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 224.69.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 13.98 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 5.62. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 4.26, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.46. CMS Energy Corporation [CMS] has a Price to Book Ratio of 2.96, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 8.25 and P/E Ratio of 30.43. These metrics show that this company has a mixed appeal, and ROI could be a gain or a loss.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, CMS Energy Corporation [CMS] earns $796,870 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 5.57 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.29. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.69 and its Current Ratio is 0.94. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

CMS Energy Corporation [CMS] has 283.00M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $18.83B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 50.08 to 66.21. At its current price, it has moved up by 0.51% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 32.89% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 0.10, which indicates that it is 0.99% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 79.20. This RSI suggests that CMS Energy Corporation is currently Overbought.

Conclusion: Is CMS Energy Corporation [CMS] a Reliable Buy?

CMS Energy Corporation [CMS] stock is presenting a less attractive investment opportunity when compared to similarly-sized corporations in the same industry. The price performance of these shares has not shown much promise, and the financial results that this company has recently delivered present a highly risky investment.