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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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Cash to Debt 0.18
LNG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. LNG: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LNG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.20 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.18
Equity to Asset -0.02
LNG's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
98% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. LNG: -0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LNG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.27  Med: 0.20 Max: 0.96
Current: -0.02
-0.27
0.96
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 0.34
M-Score: 4.51
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 1/10

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Operating margin (%) -106.76
LNG's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 13.13 vs. LNG: -106.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LNG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -25338.49  Med: -367.05 Max: 35.89
Current: -106.76
-25338.49
35.89
Net-margin (%) -267.08
LNG's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 10.15 vs. LNG: -267.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LNG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -28095.36  Med: -348.03 Max: -14.68
Current: -267.08
-28095.36
-14.68
ROE (%) -7067.81
LNG's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 8.31 vs. LNG: -7067.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LNG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7067.81  Med: -27.51 Max: -2.57
Current: -7067.81
-7067.81
-2.57
ROA (%) -5.92
LNG's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. LNG: -5.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LNG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -39.09  Med: -7.38 Max: -2.26
Current: -5.92
-39.09
-2.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -3.24
LNG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 10.26 vs. LNG: -3.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LNG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -136.64  Med: -6.74 Max: 4.62
Current: -3.24
-136.64
4.62
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -32.10
LNG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. LNG: -32.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LNG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 4.10 Max: 705.7
Current: -32.1
0
705.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -2.10
LNG's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. LNG: -2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LNG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -47.7  Med: 16.85 Max: 146
Current: -2.1
-47.7
146
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

LNG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 16,932 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 100,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 681,100 sh (New)
Richard Perry 262,001 sh (New)
Steve Mandel 567,600 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 10,400 sh (New)
John Burbank 617,953 sh (+349.05%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,219 sh (+161.26%)
Seth Klarman 5,987,930 sh (+5.79%)
Eric Mindich 1,500,000 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 4,010,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Alan Fournier 2,724,765 sh (-23.27%)
Daniel Loeb 2,250,000 sh (-25.00%)
Eric Mindich 1,466,454 sh (-67.63%)
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Q3 2014

LNG Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Andreas Halvorsen 5,453,205 sh (New)
Steve Mandel 6,906,909 sh (+1116.86%)
Seth Klarman 11,199,030 sh (+87.03%)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,635 sh (+19.77%)
Eric Mindich 1,500,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Richard Perry Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon 15,951 sh (-5.79%)
Alan Fournier 1,725,165 sh (-36.69%)
John Griffin 2,275,000 sh (-43.27%)
Eric Mindich 551,125 sh (-62.42%)
Daniel Loeb 800,000 sh (-64.44%)
Jim Simons 234,000 sh (-65.64%)
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Q4 2014

LNG Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Richard Perry 224,058 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 144,300 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 30,544 sh (+91.49%)
Andreas Halvorsen 9,953,733 sh (+82.53%)
John Griffin 4,000,000 sh (+75.82%)
Alan Fournier 2,613,857 sh (+51.51%)
Steve Mandel 8,818,922 sh (+27.68%)
Seth Klarman 13,807,230 sh (+23.29%)
Eric Mindich 1,500,000 sh (unchged)
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Eric Mindich Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 14,009 sh (-4.28%)
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Q1 2015

LNG Guru Trades in Q1 2015

John Burbank 385 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 258,700 sh (New)
Julian Robertson 264,000 sh (New)
Richard Perry 2,598,832 sh (+1059.89%)
Andreas Halvorsen 15,447,556 sh (+55.19%)
Seth Klarman 13,807,230 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 4,000,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 12,782 sh (-8.76%)
Steve Mandel 8,018,486 sh (-9.08%)
Louis Moore Bacon 27,126 sh (-11.19%)
Alan Fournier 1,639,165 sh (-37.29%)
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Julian Robertson Adds 16 New Stakes to Portfolio
As the founder of one of the earliest hedge funds, Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) is a pioneer in the world of investing. Robertson made 16 new buys in the first quarter, two of which were significant enough to join the 10 most valuable stakes in his portfolio. Now retired, Robertson invests in hedge funds that are often run by his former employees. Read more...
Richard Perry Makes Cheniere Third-Most Valuable Stake in Portfolio
Richard Perry (Trades, Portfolio) co-founded private investment management firm Perry Capital LLC in 1988, which manages about $14 billion. Perry Capital had returns of 14.6% in 2010 and 25.2% in 2009. As is typical for him, he made about a dozen transactions in his personal portfolio in the first quarter. Read more...
Seth Klarman Doubles Stake in Cheniere Energy Inc.
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Baupost’s Seth Klarman Buys Cheniere Energy, Ocwen Financial, Antero Resources, Sells Boyd Gaming, Theravance
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Ratios

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P/S 58.21
LNG's P/S is ranked lower than
99% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. LNG: 58.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LNG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.49  Med: 38.13 Max: 874.4
Current: 58.21
0.49
874.4
Current Ratio 8.41
LNG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. LNG: 8.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LNG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 2.50 Max: 56.3
Current: 8.41
0.05
56.3
Quick Ratio 8.36
LNG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. LNG: 8.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LNG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 2.48 Max: 56.3
Current: 8.36
0.05
56.3
Days Inventory 36.97
LNG's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
86% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 12.02 vs. LNG: 36.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LNG' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 17.76  Med: 51.30 Max: 158.45
Current: 36.97
17.76
158.45
Days Sales Outstanding 44.14
LNG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
72% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 31.36 vs. LNG: 44.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LNG' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 3.82  Med: 141.72 Max: 24090
Current: 44.14
3.82
24090

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 1.50
LNG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. LNG: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LNG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.37 Max: 21.77
Current: 1.5
0.01
21.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -0.96
LNG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. LNG: -0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LNG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1.01  Med: 2.50 Max: 3.8
Current: -0.96
-1.01
3.8

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Midstream » Oil & Gas Midstream
Compare:IMO, NGL, MPC, VLO, JXHLY » details
Traded in other countries:CHQ1.Germany,
Cheniere Energy Inc a Delaware corporation. The Company is engaged in LNG-related businesses. The Company owns and operates the Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Louisiana through its ownership interest in and management agreements with Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. The Sabine Pass LNG terminal is located on the Sabine Pass deep water shipping channel less than four miles from the Gulf Coast. The Company is developing a second natural gas liquefaction and export facility near Corpus Christi, Texas. Its business activities are conducted by two segments such as LNG terminal business and LNG and natural gas marketing business. LNG terminal business began developing its LNG terminal business in 1999. The Company is engaged in development efforts on three LNG terminal projects: the Sabine Pass LNG terminal in western Cameron Parish, Louisiana, less than four miles from the Gulf Coast on the deepwater ship channel; the Corpus Christi LNG terminal near Corpus Christi, Texas; and the Creole Trail LNG terminal at the mouth of the Calcasieu Channel in central Cameron Parish, Louisiana. The Company has constructed and are operating regasification facilities at the Sabine Pass LNG terminal and also developing and constructing the Sabine Pass Liquefaction Project, which is owned through Cheniere Partners. The Company's wholly owned subsidiary, Cheniere Marketing, is engaged in the LNG and natural gas marketing business and is seeking to develop a portfolio of long-term, short-term and spot LNG purchase and sale agreements. Sabine Pass LNG does not experience competition for its terminal capacity because the entire approximately 4.0 Bcf/d of regasification capacity that is available at the Sabine Pass LNG terminal has been fully contracted. If and when Sabine Pass LNG has to replace any TUAs, it will compete with other then-existing LNG terminals for customers. The LNG terminals are subject to regulation under federal, state and local statutes, rules, regulations and laws.
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