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Cheniere Energy (LNG) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$153.26
-2.92 (-1.87%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$152.82
$156.48
50-Day Range
$153.02
$182.15
52-Week Range
$135.30
$183.46
Volume
3.22 million shs
Average Volume
2.01 million shs
Market Capitalization
$35.97 billion
P/E Ratio
3.78
Dividend Yield
1.14%
Price Target
$197.10

Cheniere Energy MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.10 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
28.6% Upside
$197.10 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.06% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.92mentions of Cheniere Energy in the last 14 days
Based on 12 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.43%
From $9.56 to $10.27 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.73 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

24th out of 239 stocks

Natural Gas Distribution Industry

1st out of 12 stocks


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About Cheniere Energy Stock (NYSE:LNG)

Cheniere Energy, Inc., an energy infrastructure company, primarily engages in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) related businesses in the United States. It owns and operates the Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, Louisiana; and the Corpus Christi LNG terminal near Corpus Christi, Texas. The company also owns Creole Trail pipeline, a 94-mile natural gas supply pipeline that interconnects the Sabine Pass LNG Terminal with several interstate and intrastate pipelines; and operates Corpus Christi pipeline, a 21.5-mile natural gas supply pipeline that interconnects the Corpus Christi LNG terminal with various interstate and intrastate natural gas pipelines. It is also involved in the LNG and natural gas marketing business. The company was incorporated in 1983 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

LNG Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 2/23 Dividend
2/05/2024
Last Earnings
2/22/2024
Dividend Payable
2/23/2024
Today
3/04/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/07/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Natural gas distribution
Sub-Industry
Oil & Gas Storage & Transportation
CUSIP
16411R20
CIK
3570
Employees
1,605
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$197.10
High Stock Price Target
$222.00
Low Stock Price Target
$178.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+28.6%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.10
Research Coverage
10 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$9.88 billion
Pretax Margin
71.48%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$20.39 billion
Cash Flow
$45.75 per share
Book Value
$37.86 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
233,307,000
Market Cap
$35.97 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.94
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Jack A. Fusco (Age 62)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $6.02M
  • Mr. Zach Davis (Age 38)
    Executive VP & CFO
    Comp: $2.15M
  • Mr. Sean Nathaniel Markowitz (Age 50)
    Executive VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary
    Comp: $2.23M
  • Mr. Anatol Feygin (Age 56)
    Executive VP & Chief Commercial Officer
    Comp: $2.19M
  • Mr. J. Corey Grindal (Age 52)
    Executive VP & COO
  • Mr. David Slack (Age 43)
    VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Randy Bhatia
    Vice President of Investor Relations
  • Deanna L. Newcomb
    Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer and VP of Internal Audit














LNG Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Cheniere Energy stock right now?

10 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cheniere Energy in the last year. There are currently 9 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" LNG shares.
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What is Cheniere Energy's stock price target for 2024?

10 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Cheniere Energy's stock. Their LNG share price targets range from $178.00 to $222.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $197.10 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have LNG shares performed in 2024?

Cheniere Energy's stock was trading at $165.06 at the beginning of the year. Since then, LNG stock has decreased by 7.1% and is now trading at $153.26.
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Are investors shorting Cheniere Energy?

Cheniere Energy saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,500,000 shares, an increase of 8.7% from the January 15th total of 2,300,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,460,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.7 days. Approximately 1.1% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Cheniere Energy's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 7th 2024.
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How were Cheniere Energy's earnings last quarter?

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSE:LNG) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 22nd. The energy company reported $5.76 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.70 by $3.06. The energy company earned $4.82 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.37 billion. Cheniere Energy had a net margin of 48.45% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 69.52%. The company's revenue was down 46.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $15.78 EPS.

How often does Cheniere Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cheniere Energy?

Cheniere Energy announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 26th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 6th will be given a dividend of $0.435 per share on Friday, February 23rd. This represents a $1.74 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.14%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 5th.
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Is Cheniere Energy a good dividend stock?

Cheniere Energy (NYSE:LNG) pays an annual dividend of $1.74 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.12%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 4.30%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, LNG will have a dividend payout ratio of 16.94% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Cheniere Energy own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Cheniere Energy investors own include Intel (INTC), Hello Group (MOMO), ONEOK (OKE), Pfizer (PFE), Valero Energy (VLO), CrowdStrike (CRWD), DocuSign (DOCU), Broadcom (AVGO), Delta Air Lines (DAL) and Datadog (DDOG).

Who are Cheniere Energy's major shareholders?

Cheniere Energy's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.82%), Norges Bank (0.76%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.53%), Jennison Associates LLC (0.51%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.38%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.34%). Insiders that own company stock include Aaron D Stephenson, David B Kilpatrick, Neal A Shear and Vicky A Bailey.
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How do I buy shares of Cheniere Energy?

Shares of LNG stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:LNG) was last updated on 3/5/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff