After Reaching Milestone, Is Cms Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS)’s Short Interest Revealing Something?

April 24, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.43, from 0.97 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 26 investors sold CMS Energy Corporation shares while 128 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 164 raised stakes. 235.44 million shares or 0.35% more from 234.63 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
The Illinois-based Duff & Phelps Investment Mngmt has invested 1.69% in CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS). Jefferies Group Inc Inc Ltd Llc has 0.01% invested in CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) for 63,401 shares. New Jersey-based Prudential Finance Incorporated has invested 0.03% in CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS). 5.19 million were reported by Franklin Resource. Keybank Association Oh reported 713,448 shares or 0.19% of all its holdings. Strs Ohio owns 56,923 shares. Hennessy Advsrs Inc holds 0.91% of its portfolio in CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) for 628,498 shares. Fil Ltd has invested 0.04% in CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS). Tobam reported 402,654 shares. Guardian Life Insurance Of America has 0.01% invested in CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) for 915 shares. Geode Cap Mgmt Limited Liability holds 0.05% or 3.01 million shares. Cibc World has 0% invested in CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS). Mufg Americas accumulated 532 shares. Gradient Investments Ltd Co holds 462 shares. Chevy Chase Tru holds 0.05% of its portfolio in CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) for 247,804 shares.

The stock of Cms Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) registered an increase of 14.1% in short interest. CMS’s total short interest was 5.53 million shares in April as published by FINRA. Its up 14.1% from 4.85 million shares, reported previously. With 3.62 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 2 days to cover their CMS’s short positions. The short interest to Cms Energy Corporation’s float is 1.98%.

The stock increased 0.03% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $45.38. About 147,930 shares traded. CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) has declined 0.78% since April 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.33% the S&P500.

CMS Energy Corporation operates as an energy firm primarily in Michigan. The company has market cap of $12.82 billion. It operates through three divisions: Electric Utility, Gas Utility, and Enterprises. It has a 27.67 P/E ratio. The Electric Utility segment engages in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity.

CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. CMS Energy had 24 analyst reports since October 30, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) earned “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Monday, March 19. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 15 report. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of CMS in report on Tuesday, February 13 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by SunTrust given on Monday, April 2. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, January 16 report. The rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo to “Buy” on Monday, December 18. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, April 16. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, February 26 by Bank of America. The stock has “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Monday, December 4. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, March 26 by SunTrust.

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