NEXT Shares Up on Japanese LNG Deal

NextDecade rose 3.4% during the morning session to $5.38 per share. As reported by Reuters: "Jan 19 ( Reuters ) - NextDecade Corp ( NEXT.O ) said on Thursday it will supply 1 million metric tonnes of liquefied natural gas per annum to Japan's Itochu Corp ( 8001.T ) for 15 years from its Rio Grande LNG export project in Brownsville, Texas." You can read more about it here. For those of you thinking about investing in the stock, here is a brief look at the company's fundamentals.

NextDecade Corporation engages in the development activities related to the liquefaction and sale of liquefied natural gas (LNG); and capture and storage of CO2 emissions. The company belongs to the Energy sector, which has an average price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 9.11 and an average price to book (P/B) ratio of 1.45. In contrast, NextDecade has a trailing 12 month P/E ratio of -12.8 and a P/B ratio of 10.1.

NextDecade has moved 114.4% over the last year compared to -12.4% for the S&P 500 -- a difference of 126.8%. NextDecade has a 52 week high of $8.948 and a 52 week low of $2.08. At today's price of $5.38 per share, NextDecade is -37.38% away from its target price of $8.6, and on average, analysts give the stock a rating of hold. 7.0% of the company's shares are linked to short positions, and 83.3% of the shares are owned by institutional investors.

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