CMS Energy Corp.

CMS Energy is a holding company. The company has several subsidiaries, including: Consumers Energy Company, an electric and gas utility that serves individuals and businesses operating in the alternative energy, automotive, chemical, food, and metal products industries, as well as a group of other industries; CMS Enterprises Company, through its subsidiaries and equity investments, is engaged in domestic independent power production, including the development and operation of renewable generation, and the marketing of independent power production; and EnerBank USA, an industrial bank located in Utah that provides unsecured consumer installment loans, primarily for financing home improvements.
  • TickerCMS
  • ISINUS1258961002
  • ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
  • SectorElectricity
  • CountryUnited States

CMS Energy Corporation: EnerBank sale will modestly improve business risk profile, but impact on metrics neutral

CMS announced an agreement to sell EnerBank, focusing on its core utility business, modestly improving business risk but not the company's financial metrics.

CMS Energy Corporation: Update following downgrade to Baa2

Our credit view of CMS Energy reflects weaker than historical financial metrics and significant parent company debt balanced against a credit supportive Michigan regulatory environment.

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  • Ross LaDuke

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An unfavourable environment weighs on CMS ENERGY, which sees a downgrade to Slightly Negative

The independent financial analyst theScreener just requalified the general evaluation of CMS ENERGY (US), active in the Conventional Electricity industry. As regards its fundamental valuation, the title still shows 1 out of 4 stars and its market behaviour is seen as moderately risky. theScreener believes that the unfavourable environment weighs on the sector and penalises the company, which sees a downgrade to its general evaluation to Slightly Negative. As of the analysis date January 5, 2021, the closing price was USD 58.55 and its target price was estimated at USD 48.21.

Dave Nicoski ...
  • Ross LaDuke

Vital Signs: Actionable charts

In this product we rank the most positive and negative domestic stocks, filter the symbols by market-cap and trading volume, and then divide the companies into sectors and groups. We then manually look through charts leadership/changes, bottoms-up/top-down ideas, short-term patterns that may have long-term significance, etc. We believe you will find this product valuable as significant price and relative moves begin in the daily charts.

Dave Nicoski ...
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Vital Signs: Actionable charts

In this product we rank the most positive and negative domestic stocks, filter the symbols by market-cap and trading volume, and then divide the companies into sectors and groups. We then manually look through charts leadership/changes, bottoms-up/top-down ideas, short-term patterns that may have long-term significance, etc. We believe you will find this product valuable as significant price and relative moves begin in the daily charts.

Dave Nicoski ...
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Vermilion Compass: Weekly Equity Strategy

S&P 500 consolidating despite negative signals We remain cautious as there continues to be several new or persisting negative signals which tell us that upside is likely to be muted from here -- barring improvements. At the same time we are not seeing widespread breakdowns and the major averages are still consolidating within a 1-month horizontal range. As long as this consolidation continues, a neutral outlook is appropriate. • Sector Relative Strength Rankings & Weighting Recommendations. Defensives (Staples, Utilities, Real Estate) notched new YTD RS highs yet again over the past week. ...

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Vermilion Compass: Weekly Equity Strategy

U.S. dollar breaking down; Gold breaking out The S&P 500 is consolidating under 2,954 - logical resistance - as market participants are in wait-and-see mode for incremental trade news ahead of the Trump/Xi G20 meeting later this week. While a breakout is certainly possible, we believe additional consolidation is the more likely scenario. Below we highlight a mix of positive and negative developments which lead us to this conclusion along with updates on other big picture trends. • U.S. dollar (DXY) breaking down, Treasury yields remain suppressed. Dovish Fed comments opened the door for ra...

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Vermilion Compass: Weekly Equity Strategy

S&P 500 testing YTD lows The S&P 500 remains on shaky ground, recently slicing through 2,600, and now testing YTD lows. We view the YTD lows (~2,530) as an important area of support and some sort of a bounce, or at least a pause, is to be expected. The question is whether this level ultimately holds. Our outlook remains cautious and we put a high probability on a breakdown to new lows given weak longer-term internals and continued leadership of defensive Sectors, while banks and small-caps are hitting new price and RS lows. Some clarity on Fed policy should come on Wednesday, and may provide ...

CMS Energy Corp: 2 directors sold

Two Directors at CMS Energy Corp sold 5,600 shares at between 60.956USD and 61.299USD. The significance rating of the trade was 55/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activity is restricted under listing rules...

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CMS Energy Corporation: EnerBank sale will modestly improve business risk profile, but impact on metrics neutral

CMS announced an agreement to sell EnerBank, focusing on its core utility business, modestly improving business risk but not the company's financial metrics.

CMS Energy Corporation: Update following downgrade to Baa2

Our credit view of CMS Energy reflects weaker than historical financial metrics and significant parent company debt balanced against a credit supportive Michigan regulatory environment.

Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of CMS Energy Corporation

Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of CMS Energy Corporation. Global Credit Research- 08 Oct 2020. New York, October 08, 2020-- Moody's Investors Service has completed a periodic review of the ratings of CMS Energy Corporation and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit.

CMS Energy Corporation: Update following negative outlook

Our credit view reflects the credit strength of its primary utility subsidiary partially offset by weakening credit metrics and high parent company debt.

Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of CMS Energy Corporation

Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of CMS Energy Corporation. Global Credit Research- 04 Nov 2019. New York, November 04, 2019-- Moody's Investors Service has completed a periodic review of the ratings of CMS Energy Corporation and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit.

An unfavourable environment weighs on CMS ENERGY, which sees a downgrade to Slightly Negative

The independent financial analyst theScreener just requalified the general evaluation of CMS ENERGY (US), active in the Conventional Electricity industry. As regards its fundamental valuation, the title still shows 1 out of 4 stars and its market behaviour is seen as moderately risky. theScreener believes that the unfavourable environment weighs on the sector and penalises the company, which sees a downgrade to its general evaluation to Slightly Negative. As of the analysis date January 5, 2021, the closing price was USD 58.55 and its target price was estimated at USD 48.21.

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