CMS Energy's Utility Unit, Consumers Energy, Declares Quarterly Dividends On Preferred Stock

 CMS Energy's Utility Unit, Consumers Energy, Declares Quarterly Dividends On
                               Preferred Stock

PR Newswire

JACKSON, Mich., Nov. 16, 2012

JACKSON, Mich., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of
Consumers Energy, the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy, has declared regular
quarterly dividends on both series of the utility's preferred stock.

The following dividends are payable Jan. 1, 2013 to shareholders of record
Dec. 10, 2012: $1.04 per share on the $4.16 stock (NYSE: CMS_pa), and $1.125
per share on the $4.50 stock (NYSE: CMS_pb).

CMS Energy (NYSE: CMS) is a Michigan-based company that has an electric and
natural gas utility, Consumers Energy, as its primary business and also owns
and operates independent power generation businesses.

For more information on CMS Energy, please visit our web site at:
www.cmsenergy.com

SOURCE CMS Energy

Website: http://www.cmsenergy.com
Contact: Media Contacts: Jeff Holyfield, +1-517-788-2394 or Dan Bishop,
+1-517-788-2395; Investment Analyst Contact: CMS Energy Investor Relations,
+1-517-788-2590
 
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