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Cheniere Energy Valuation

Is LNG undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

4/6

Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for LNG?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

LNG key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue2x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA-87.9x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does LNG's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

The above table shows the PS ratio for LNG vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average1.7x
OKE ONEOK
1.3x-5.1%US$30.6b
ET Energy Transfer
0.5x-0.5%US$41.0b
CQP Cheniere Energy Partners
1.6x-12.3%US$25.2b
WMB Williams Companies
3.4x0.6%US$39.1b
LNG Cheniere Energy
1.1x-15.2%US$36.8b


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does LNG's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Oil and Gas Industry?

0 CompaniesPrice / EarningsEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Industry Avg.n/a-10.7%
n/an/an/a


Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is LNG's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

LNG PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio1.1x
Fair PS Ratio0.5x

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: LNG is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.1x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.5x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of LNG when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.


Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

The above table shows the analyst LNG forecast and predictions for the stock price in 12 month’s time.
DateShare PriceAverage 1Y Price TargetDispersionHighLow1Y Actual priceAnalysts
CurrentUS$147.83
US$198.10
+34.0%
9.7%US$236.00US$143.00n/a21
Jan ’24US$149.96
US$205.05
+36.7%
9.5%US$245.00US$143.00n/a21
Dec ’23US$175.53
US$205.00
+16.8%
9.7%US$245.00US$143.00n/a20
Nov ’23US$179.86
US$200.45
+11.4%
10.2%US$236.00US$143.00n/a20
Oct ’23US$165.91
US$191.32
+15.3%
8.5%US$217.00US$143.00n/a19
Sep ’23US$156.75
US$176.16
+12.4%
9.8%US$209.00US$135.00n/a19
Aug ’23US$146.97
US$168.83
+14.9%
8.9%US$199.00US$128.00n/a18
Jul ’23US$131.95
US$167.05
+26.6%
8.1%US$193.00US$128.00n/a19
Jun ’23US$139.98
US$164.80
+17.7%
10.1%US$193.00US$120.00n/a20
May ’23US$135.81
US$155.80
+14.7%
10.1%US$183.00US$118.00n/a20
Apr ’23US$142.09
US$147.24
+3.6%
9.9%US$169.00US$115.00n/a21
Mar ’23US$129.22
US$139.24
+7.8%
11.1%US$164.00US$104.00n/a21
Feb ’23US$115.05
US$129.14
+12.2%
8.4%US$158.00US$104.00US$153.9621
Jan ’23US$101.42
US$127.45
+25.7%
7.7%US$157.00US$104.00US$149.9622
Dec ’22US$101.78
US$126.16
+24.0%
6.6%US$141.60US$104.00US$175.5322
Nov ’22US$105.34
US$119.20
+13.2%
9.4%US$133.00US$90.00US$179.8620
Oct ’22US$98.83
US$105.81
+7.1%
13.1%US$130.00US$61.00US$165.9121
Sep ’22US$88.29
US$101.52
+15.0%
11.7%US$123.00US$61.00US$156.7521
Aug ’22US$84.93
US$99.00
+16.6%
12.2%US$126.00US$61.00US$146.9721
Jul ’22US$87.01
US$95.24
+9.5%
11.1%US$115.00US$61.00US$131.9521
Jun ’22US$85.32
US$91.67
+7.4%
9.1%US$104.00US$61.00US$139.9821
May ’22US$77.52
US$83.76
+8.1%
6.9%US$92.00US$63.00US$135.8121
Apr ’22US$71.80
US$82.76
+15.3%
7.0%US$92.00US$63.00US$142.0921
Mar ’22US$68.27
US$79.29
+16.1%
8.7%US$88.00US$61.00US$129.2221
Feb ’22US$63.24
US$75.29
+19.0%
9.3%US$85.00US$61.00US$115.0521


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