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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 0.09
LNG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. LNG: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LNG' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.19 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.09
Equity to Asset -0.04
LNG's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
98% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. LNG: -0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LNG' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.27  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.96
Current: -0.04
-0.27
0.96
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -0.07
M-Score: -3.67
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 : 2/10

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Operating margin (%) -115.89
LNG's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 15.38 vs. LNG: -115.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LNG' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25338.49  Med: -112.61 Max: 35.89
Current: -115.89
-25338.49
35.89
Net-margin (%) -313.94
LNG's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9.33 vs. LNG: -313.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LNG' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28095.36  Med: -197.29 Max: -26.14
Current: -313.94
-28095.36
-26.14
ROA (%) -5.58
LNG's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. LNG: -5.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LNG' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.68  Med: -6.82 Max: -2.88
Current: -5.58
-12.68
-2.88
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -2.32
LNG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9.45 vs. LNG: -2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LNG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.06  Med: -4.72 Max: 4.62
Current: -2.32
-14.06
4.62
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -32.10
LNG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. LNG: -32.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LNG' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
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
56% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. LNG: -2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LNG' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.5  Med: 17.05 Max: 146.5
Current: -2.1
-49.5
146.5
» LNG's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

LNG Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Stanley Druckenmiller 258,700 sh (New)
John Burbank 385 sh (New)
Julian Robertson 264,000 sh (New)
Richard Perry 2,598,832 sh (+1059.89%)
Andreas Halvorsen 15,447,556 sh (+55.19%)
John Griffin 4,000,000 sh (unchged)
Seth Klarman 13,807,230 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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Q2 2015

LNG Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Steven Cohen 419,300 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 921,333 sh (New)
Carl Icahn 1,075,000 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 120,000 sh (New)
Richard Perry 3,265,400 sh (+25.65%)
Seth Klarman 15,365,230 sh (+11.28%)
John Griffin 4,000,000 sh (unchged)
Julian Robertson 264,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Steve Mandel 7,943,511 sh (-0.94%)
Andreas Halvorsen 11,324,392 sh (-26.69%)
Alan Fournier 999,465 sh (-39.03%)
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Q3 2015

LNG Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 6,000 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 13,978 sh (New)
Carl Icahn 28,546,241 sh (+2555.46%)
Steve Mandel 12,241,775 sh (+54.11%)
Seth Klarman 22,669,730 sh (+47.54%)
John Griffin 5,120,000 sh (+28.00%)
Andreas Halvorsen 13,058,335 sh (+15.31%)
Carl Icahn 28,546,241 sh (+5.56%)
Julian Robertson 264,000 sh (unchged)
Richard Perry Sold Out
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
Alan Fournier Sold Out
Larry Robbins 471,908 sh (-48.78%)
Steven Cohen 29,400 sh (-92.99%)
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Q4 2015

LNG Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Seth Klarman 37,089,669 sh (+63.61%)
Carl Icahn 2,500 sh (-99.99%)
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Top Ranked Articles about Cheniere Energy Inc

Seth Klarman Bets the Farm on Cheniere Energy It's no wonder Klarman and Carl Icahn are betting big
As the author of "Margin of Safety," Seth Klarman (Trades, Portfolio) is often known for his conservative, value-based approach. Recently, however, followers have been surprised at many of his largest positions. Not only do they include volatile biotechnology names like Atara Biotherapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ATRA) and Forward Pharma AS (NASDAQ:FWP), but it looks like he’s put 18% of his entire portfolio in Cheniere Energy Inc. (LNG). Read more...
Carl Icahn Makes Big Transactions in 3rd Quarter Guru buys 100 million shares of Freeport McMoRan and 27 million shares of Cheniere Energy
With an estimated net worth of $21.9 billion, Carl Icahn (Trades, Portfolio) can do big things in many ways, and his third-quarter transactions prove it. Read more...
Richard Perry Trades in Energy-Related Stocks in 3rd Quarter Guru sells stake in Cheniere Energy, buys stake in Energy Transfer Equity
The energy sector is the fourth-most heavily weighted sector in Richard Perry (Trades, Portfolio)’s portfolio so it should be no surprise that energy stocks figured prominently in his third-quarter transactions. Read more...
Icahn Boosts Stake in Cheniere Energy, Jim Chanos Shorts Same Stock Icahn upped his holding by 17% and now has a 9.59% stake
Activist investor Carl Icahn (Trades, Portfolio) has increased his stake in oil and gas company Cheniere Energy (LNG) by 17.2%, according to data reported by GuruFocus Real Time Picks. Read more...
Seth Klarman Adds to Top 3 Energy Stocks
It makes sense that Seth Klarman (Trades, Portfolio), a deep value investor who prizes “margin of safety” in his investments, would pounce on the worst-hit sector of the S&P 500, energy, down almost 58% in the past year. Read more...
Icahn Adds Stake in Tegna, Cheniere Energy
During the second quarter, activist investor Carl Icahn (Trades, Portfolio) added two new stakes to his portfolio and sold out his holding in Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), according to data reported by GuruFocus Real Time Picks. Read more...
Carl Icahn Increasingly Banks on Energy With Cheniere Stake
Though energy stocks plagued Carl Icahn (Trades, Portfolio)’s investment fund in 2014 with a half a billion-dollar loss, his bullish long-term stance on the sector continues with a headline-grabbing 8.18% stake in natural gas developer Cheniere Energy (LNG). Read more...
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...

Ratios

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P/S 21.21
LNG's P/S is ranked lower than
95% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. LNG: 21.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LNG' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 34.99 Max: 874.4
Current: 21.21
0.49
874.4
Current Ratio 3.93
LNG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. LNG: 3.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LNG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 2.76 Max: 56.3
Current: 3.93
0.05
56.3
Quick Ratio 3.92
LNG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. LNG: 3.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LNG' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 2.58 Max: 56.3
Current: 3.92
0.05
56.3
Days Inventory 37.45
LNG's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
83% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 14.12 vs. LNG: 37.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LNG' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.76  Med: 20.79 Max: 158.45
Current: 37.45
17.76
158.45
Days Sales Outstanding 9.04
LNG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 34.20 vs. LNG: 9.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LNG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.82  Med: 13.04 Max: 24090
Current: 9.04
3.82
24090
Days Payable 37.62
LNG's Days Payable is ranked higher than
53% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 33.95 vs. LNG: 37.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LNG' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.14  Med: 30.09 Max: 395.71
Current: 37.62
4.14
395.71

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.61
LNG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. LNG: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LNG' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.48 Max: 23.63
Current: 0.61
0.01
23.63
Price/Graham Number 1.57
LNG's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
58% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. LNG: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
LNG' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.51 Max: 13.01
Current: 1.57
0.05
13.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.20
LNG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. LNG: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LNG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.85 Max: 2.7
Current: -1.2
0.7
2.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $268
EPS $ -3.71
Beta2.16
Short Percentage of Float11.72%
52-Week Range $23.98 - 82.32
Shares Outstanding(Mil)236.03

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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