Cheniere Energy, Inc., an energy infrastructure company, engages in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) related businesses in the United States.
No risks detected for LNG from our risk checks.
Cheniere Energy Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$105.27|
|52 Week High||US$45.51|
|52 Week Low||US$113.40|
|1 Month Change||12.24%|
|3 Month Change||25.49%|
|1 Year Change||116.16%|
|3 Year Change||77.25%|
|5 Year Change||171.67%|
|Change since IPO||2,336.68%|
Recent News & Updates
|LNG||US Oil and Gas||US Market|
Return vs Industry: LNG exceeded the US Oil and Gas industry which returned 88.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LNG exceeded the US Market which returned 30.3% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: LNG is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LNG's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Cheniere Energy, Inc., an energy infrastructure company, 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 pipeline interconnecting the Sabine Pass LNG terminal with various interstate pipelines; and operates Corpus Christi pipeline, a 23-mile natural gas supply pipeline that interconnects the Corpus Christi LNG terminal with various interstate and intrastate natural gas pipelines.
Cheniere Energy Fundamentals Summary
|LNG fundamental statistics|
Is LNG overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LNG income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$7.47b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Nov 04, 2021
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-2.34|
|Net Profit Margin||-5.45%|
How did LNG perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.3%Current Dividend Yield
Is Cheniere Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: LNG ($105.27) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($100.16)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LNG is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LNG is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Oil and Gas industry average.
PE vs Market: LNG is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LNG's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LNG has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Oil and Gas industry average.
How is Cheniere Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LNG is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: LNG is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: LNG's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LNG's revenue (7.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LNG's revenue (7.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LNG's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (46.3%).
How has Cheniere Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LNG is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: LNG is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LNG is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 48% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LNG's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: LNG is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-18.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LNG has a negative Return on Equity (-2.8%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Cheniere Energy's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LNG's short term assets ($3.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.5B).
Long Term Liabilities: LNG's short term assets ($3.7B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($30.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LNG's debt to equity ratio (1288.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LNG's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 2301.4% to 1288.4% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable LNG has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: LNG is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 43.6% per year.
What is Cheniere Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LNG's dividend (1.25%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.29%).
High Dividend: LNG's dividend (1.25%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.47%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Too early to tell whether LNG's dividend payments have been stable as they only just started paying a dividend.
Growing Dividend: Too early to tell if LNG's dividend payments are increasing as they only just started paying a dividend.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: LNG's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (20.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jack Fusco (59 yo)
Mr. Jack A. Fusco had been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Cheniere Energy, Inc. and Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings, LLC since May 12, 2016 to September 2018. He serves as Chief Executiv...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jack's total compensation ($USD14.89M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.15M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jack's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: LNG's management team is seasoned and experienced (5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LNG's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Cheniere Energy, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Cheniere Energy, Inc.
- Ticker: LNG
- Exchange: NYSEAM
- Founded: 1983
- Industry: Oil and Gas Storage and Transportation
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: US$26.697b
- Shares outstanding: 253.61m
- Website: https://www.cheniere.com
Number of Employees
- Cheniere Energy, Inc.
- 700 Milam Street
- Suite 1900
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/23 22:22|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/22 00:00|
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