CMS Energy Corporation

Industry: Electric Utilities

Fortune Rank: 350

CMS Energy Corporation is the holding company for Consumers, a public utility providing electric and gas service in Michigan, and Enterprises, which is engaged in the production of oil and gas. For the 6 months ended 6/30/05, revenues rose 8% to $3.14B. Net income from cont. ops. and before acct. change appli. to comm. totaled $177M, up from $11M. Results reflect higher production volume as well as improved operating margins.

CMS Energy Corporation is an energy holding company operating through subsidiaries in the United States and in selected markets around the world. The Company's two principal subsidiaries are Consumers Energy Company (Consumers) and CMS Enterprises Company (Enterprises). Consumers is a public utility that provides natural gas and/or electricity to Michigan residents. Enterprises, through various subsidiaries, affiliates and equity investments, is engaged in United States and international energy businesses, including independent power production, natural gas transmission, storage and processing and energy services. The Company conducts its businesses by the nature of services each provides and operates principally in three business segments, electric utility, gas utility and enterprises.

CMS Energy Corporation

CMS Energy Corporation is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 CMS Energy Corporation was ranked number 350 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 350th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

CMS Energy Corporation achieved revenue of $6,212.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $229.00 million.

CMS Energy Corporation' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 350th compared to 369th in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $6,821 million (a change of 0 million compared to 2010) and profits of $300 million (a change of $-71 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then CMS Energy Corporation would be ranked 304th rather than 350th due to its profits of $229 in 2010.

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