Reviewing CMS Energy Corporation (CMS)’s and Ellomay Capital Ltd. (NYSEAMERICAN:ELLO)’s results

We will be comparing the differences between CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) and Ellomay Capital Ltd. (NYSEAMERICAN:ELLO) as far as analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation are concerned. The two businesses are rivals in the Electric Utilities industry.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
CMS Energy Corporation 6.87B 2.23 657.00M 2.46 21.62
Ellomay Capital Ltd. N/A 0.00 N/A -0.30 0.00

Demonstrates CMS Energy Corporation and Ellomay Capital Ltd. earnings per share, gross revenue and valuation.


Table 2 shows CMS Energy Corporation and Ellomay Capital Ltd.’s net margins, return on assets and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CMS Energy Corporation 9.56% 11.8% 2.3%
Ellomay Capital Ltd. 0.00% -3.1% -1.2%

Risk & Volatility

A beta of 0.02 shows that CMS Energy Corporation is 98.00% less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500. Ellomay Capital Ltd.’s 26.00% less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500 which is a result of the 0.74 beta.


The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of CMS Energy Corporation are 0.7 and 0.5 respectively. Its competitor Ellomay Capital Ltd.’s Current Ratio is 4.5 and its Quick Ratio is 4.5. Ellomay Capital Ltd. can pay off short and long-term obligations better than CMS Energy Corporation.


$1.43 per share with a dividend yield of 2.63% is the annual dividend that CMS Energy Corporation pay. Ellomay Capital Ltd. also pays out annual dividends at $0.22 per share and at a 2.61% dividend yield.

Analyst Recommendations

Recommendations and Ratings for CMS Energy Corporation and Ellomay Capital Ltd. can be find in next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
CMS Energy Corporation 0 7 2 2.22
Ellomay Capital Ltd. 0 0 0 0.00

CMS Energy Corporation has a -1.57% downside potential and an average target price of $53.25.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Roughly 95.5% of CMS Energy Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors while 7.2% of Ellomay Capital Ltd. are owned by institutional investors. CMS Energy Corporation’s share owned by insiders are 0.59%. Comparatively, insiders own roughly 69.8% of Ellomay Capital Ltd.’s shares.


Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
CMS Energy Corporation 2.02% 7.07% 5.1% 24.65% 7.18% 12.35%
Ellomay Capital Ltd. -0.12% 2.88% -3.74% -5.56% 9.68% -5.56%

For the past year CMS Energy Corporation has 12.35% stronger performance while Ellomay Capital Ltd. has -5.56% weaker performance.


CMS Energy Corporation beats on 12 of the 13 factors Ellomay Capital Ltd.

CMS Energy Corporation operates as an energy company primarily in Michigan. It operates through three segments: Electric Utility, Gas Utility, and Enterprises. The Electric Utility segment engages in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity. It generates electricity through fossil-fuel-fired plants, as well as renewable energy and nuclear sources. This segmentÂ’s transmission and distribution system includes 214 miles of transmission overhead lines; 188 miles of high-voltage distribution overhead lines; 4 miles of high-voltage distribution underground lines; 4,430 miles of high-voltage distribution overhead lines; 19 miles of high-voltage distribution underground lines; 56,067 miles of electric distribution overhead lines; 10,532 miles of underground distribution lines; and substations. The Gas Utility segment is involved in the purchase, transmission, storage, distribution, and sale of natural gas. This segmentÂ’s gas transmission, storage, and distribution system comprises 1,670 miles of transmission lines; 15 gas storage fields; 27,920 miles of distribution mains; and 8 compressor stations. The Enterprises segment engages in the independent power production and marketing activities; and development of renewable generation. As of December 31, 2016, this segment had ownership interests in independent power plants totaling 1,177 megawatts. The company also operates an industrial bank providing unsecured consumer installment loans for financing home improvements. It serves 1.8 million electric customers and 1.8 million gas customers, including residential, commercial, and diversified industrial customers in MichiganÂ’s Lower Peninsula. CMS Energy Corporation was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Jackson, Michigan.

Ellomay Capital Ltd. produces and sells renewable and clean energy in Italy and Spain. The company owns 16 photovoltaic (PV) plants comprising 12 PV plants in Italy with an aggregate installed capacity of approximately 22.6 MWp and 4 PV plants in Spain with an aggregate installed capacity of approximately 7.9 MWp. It also operates a bi-fuel power plant with an installed capacity of approximately 850 MWp in the vicinity of Ashkelon, Israel; and constructs pumped storage hydro power plant in the Manara Cliff, Israel, as well as an anaerobic digestion facility in Goor, the Netherlands. The company was formerly known as NUR Macroprinters Ltd. and changed its name to Ellomay Capital Ltd. in April 2008. Ellomay Capital Ltd. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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