Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) Shares Bought by Seeyond

Seeyond raised its stake in Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) by 0.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 27,525 shares of the energy company’s stock after purchasing an additional 124 shares during the period. Seeyond’s holdings in Cheniere Energy were worth $2,387,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp raised its position in shares of Cheniere Energy by 15.5% during the 2nd quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp now owns 1,873,178 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $162,619,000 after acquiring an additional 251,784 shares in the last quarter. Xponance Inc. raised its position in shares of Cheniere Energy by 13.9% during the 2nd quarter. Xponance Inc. now owns 27,510 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $2,386,000 after acquiring an additional 3,362 shares in the last quarter. Cincinnati Insurance Co. raised its position in shares of Cheniere Energy by 28.1% during the 2nd quarter. Cincinnati Insurance Co. now owns 25,320 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $2,196,000 after acquiring an additional 5,550 shares in the last quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Cheniere Energy by 20.7% during the 2nd quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 31,414 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $2,725,000 after acquiring an additional 5,389 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Barclays PLC raised its position in shares of Cheniere Energy by 75.6% during the 1st quarter. Barclays PLC now owns 531,923 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $38,303,000 after acquiring an additional 229,018 shares in the last quarter. 86.50% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on LNG shares. Wolfe Research reissued a “buy” rating and set a $93.00 target price on shares of Cheniere Energy in a research report on Friday, July 16th. Barclays lifted their price target on Cheniere Energy from $104.00 to $129.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 6th. Wells Fargo & Company lifted their price target on Cheniere Energy from $95.00 to $112.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 15th. lifted their price target on Cheniere Energy from $95.00 to $115.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 22nd. Finally, Evercore ISI lifted their price target on Cheniere Energy from $107.00 to $130.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 30th. Nine investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $100.11.

Shares of Cheniere Energy stock traded up $1.05 during trading on Thursday, reaching $106.06. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 12,692 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,358,815. The company has a market cap of $26.90 billion, a PE ratio of -44.31, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.68 and a beta of 1.62. Cheniere Energy, Inc. has a 12-month low of $45.51 and a 12-month high of $105.26. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 12.47, a current ratio of 1.04 and a quick ratio of 0.94.

Cheniere Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 5th. The energy company reported ($1.30) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.92 by ($2.22). The firm had revenue of $3.02 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.20 billion. Cheniere Energy had a positive return on equity of 22.07% and a negative net margin of 5.73%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 25.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.42 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Cheniere Energy, Inc. will post 4.6 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a — dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 17th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 3rd will be issued a $0.33 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 2nd.

Cheniere Energy Company Profile

Cheniere Energy, Inc engages in liquefied natural gas (LNG) related businesses. It owns and operates LNG terminals, and develops, constructs, and operates liquefaction projects near Corpus Christi, Texas, and at the Sabine Pass LNG terminal. The company was founded by Charif Souki in 1983 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Cheniere Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG)

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