Cheniere Energy logged a 0.2% change during today's morning session, and is now trading at a price of $145.07 per share. The S&P 500 index moved 0.9% and the Nasdaq posted a 0.8% change. LNG's trading volume is 346,610 compared to the stock's average volume of 2,181,822.
Cheniere Energy shares moved 33.4% over the last 52 weeks, with a high of $182.35 and a low of $100.13. During this time, the stock underperformed the S&P 500 index by 52.0%. As of January 2022, the company's 50-day average price is $165.0. Cheniere Energy, Inc., an energy infrastructure company, primarily engages in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) related businesses in the United States. The large-cap Energy company has 1,550 full time employees and is based in Houston, TX. Cheniere Energy has returned a 1.0% dividend yield over the last 12 months.
Snapshot of the Company's Exceptionally High Debt Levels:
|Gross Margins Growth||n/a||15.15%||-85.09%|
|Operating Margins Growth||n/a||15.1%||-115.6%|
|Earnings Per Share||$2.51||-$0.34||-$9.25|
|Free Cash Flow (MM)||-$1,223||-$574||$1,503|
|Capital Expenditures (MM)||-$3,056||-$1,839||-$966|
|Net Debt / EBITDA||9.09||8.52||98.8|
Cheniere Energy Is Overvalued:
Compared to the Energy sector's average of 9.11, Cheniere Energy has a trailing twelve month price to earnings (P/E) ratio of -10.2 and, based on its EPS guidance of 20.71, an expected P/E ratio of 7.0.
The firm's price to earnings growth (PEG) is -2.72, because its current P/E ratio is negative — so in this case the PEG ratio is not a meaningful indicator of the company's valuation.
Cheniere Energy Benefits From Positive Market Indicators:
21 analysts are following Cheniere Energy and have set target prices ranging from $187 to $245 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of buy. At the current price of $145.07, LNG is trading -30.22% away from its average analyst target price of $207.9 per share, implying an analyst consensus of strong upside potential for the stock.
The company has a very low short interest since 1.6% of the company's shares are tied to short positions. Institutions own 87.6% of Cheniere Energy's shares, while the insider ownership rate stands at 0.74%. The biggest shareholder is the Vanguard Group, Inc. with a 9% stake in the company worth approximately $3,406,142,505.