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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 : 3/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.03
AMEX:LNG's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
54% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.04 vs. AMEX:LNG: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
AMEX:LNG' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.15 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03
0.01
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset -0.03
AMEX:LNG's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. AMEX:LNG: -0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
AMEX:LNG' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.27  Med: 0.05 Max: 0.96
Current: -0.03
-0.27
0.96
Debt-to-Equity -26.47
AMEX:LNG's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. AMEX:LNG: -26.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
AMEX:LNG' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -159.2  Med: -4.24 Max: 56.93
Current: -26.47
-159.2
56.93
Debt-to-EBITDA 11.33
AMEX:LNG's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
98% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.43 vs. AMEX:LNG: 11.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
AMEX:LNG' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21935  Med: -17.77 Max: 39.13
Current: 11.33
-21935
39.13
Interest Coverage 2.22
AMEX:LNG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
82% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.51 vs. AMEX:LNG: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AMEX:LNG' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.22 Max: 2.22
Current: 2.22
0.09
2.22
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 0.69
Beneish M-Score: -2.49
WACC vs ROIC
6.71%
6.95%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 26.45
AMEX:LNG's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
53% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 21.95 vs. AMEX:LNG: 26.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
AMEX:LNG' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2316.41  Med: -12.53 Max: 35.89
Current: 26.45
-2316.41
35.89
Net Margin % 2.55
AMEX:LNG's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
94% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 10.85 vs. AMEX:LNG: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
AMEX:LNG' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5220.59  Med: -107.08 Max: 2.55
Current: 2.55
-5220.59
2.55
ROA % 0.63
AMEX:LNG's ROA % is ranked lower than
87% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. AMEX:LNG: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
AMEX:LNG' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.68  Med: -5.96 Max: 0.63
Current: 0.63
-12.68
0.63
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 7.72
AMEX:LNG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
72% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. AMEX:LNG: 7.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
AMEX:LNG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.21  Med: -2.96 Max: 8.13
Current: 7.72
-11.21
8.13
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 172.00
AMEX:LNG's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. AMEX:LNG: 172.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
AMEX:LNG' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 26 Max: 638.1
Current: 172
0
638.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 11.70
AMEX:LNG's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. AMEX:LNG: 11.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
AMEX:LNG' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -141.3  Med: -15.9 Max: 50
Current: 11.7
-141.3
50
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Guru Trades

Q3 2017

LNG Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Jim Simons 419,600 sh (New)
George Soros 7,300 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,050,944 sh (+899.31%)
Murray Stahl 9,530 sh (+4.22%)
Carl Icahn 32,680,490 sh (unchged)
Seth Klarman 20,726,340 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel Sold Out
NWQ Managers 1,907,960 sh (-13.56%)
Paul Tudor Jones 28,816 sh (-44.57%)
T Boone Pickens 55,604 sh (-46.22%)
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Q4 2017

LNG Guru Trades in Q4 2017

David Tepper 177,045 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 42,785 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,173,500 sh (+179.67%)
Carl Icahn 32,680,490 sh (unchged)
Seth Klarman 20,726,340 sh (unchged)
T Boone Pickens Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Murray Stahl 9,123 sh (-4.27%)
NWQ Managers 1,554,163 sh (-18.54%)
Steven Cohen 744,330 sh (-29.18%)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,515 sh (-46.16%)
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Q1 2018

LNG Guru Trades in Q1 2018

David Tepper 919,741 sh (+419.50%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,320 sh (+11.63%)
Pioneer Investments 45,211 sh (+5.67%)
Seth Klarman 20,726,340 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 400,000 sh (unchged)
Carl Icahn 32,680,490 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Murray Stahl 8,571 sh (-6.05%)
Jim Simons 904,637 sh (-22.91%)
NWQ Managers 1,125,256 sh (-27.60%)
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Q2 2018

LNG Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Louis Moore Bacon 387,983 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 56,969 sh (+228.92%)
Jim Simons 1,649,800 sh (+82.37%)
Pioneer Investments 71,212 sh (+57.51%)
David Tepper 1,229,741 sh (+33.71%)
Caxton Associates 90,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 6,874 sh (-19.80%)
Carl Icahn 23,680,490 sh (-27.54%)
Seth Klarman 14,196,135 sh (-31.51%)
NWQ Managers 682,526 sh (-39.34%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AMEX:LNG

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Carl Icahn 2018-06-30 Reduce -27.54%2.39%$52.99 - $68.72 $ 67.7810%23,680,490
Seth Klarman 2018-06-30 Reduce -31.51%3.39%$52.99 - $68.72 $ 67.7810%14,196,135
David Tepper 2018-06-30 Add 33.71%0.23%$52.99 - $68.72 $ 67.7810%1,229,741
NWQ Managers 2018-06-30 Reduce -39.34%0.38%$52.99 - $68.72 $ 67.7810%682,526
Carl Icahn 2018-06-27 Reduce -27.54%2.9%Premium Member Access $64.93 $ 67.784%23,680,490
Carl Icahn 2018-06-27 Reduce -27.54%3.02%Premium Member Access $67.47 $ 67.780%23,680,490
NWQ Managers 2018-03-31 Reduce -27.60%0.33%$51.88 - $59.99 $ 67.7823%1,125,256
David Tepper 2018-03-31 Add 419.50%0.41%$51.88 - $59.99 $ 67.7823%919,741
NWQ Managers 2017-12-31 Reduce -18.54%0.23%$44.4 - $54.26 $ 67.7841%1,554,163
David Tepper 2017-12-31 New Buy0.09%$44.4 - $54.26 $ 67.7841%177,045
T Boone Pickens 2017-12-31 Sold Out 1.08%$44.4 - $54.26 $ 67.7841%0
George Soros 2017-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$44.4 - $54.26 $ 67.7841%0
NWQ Managers 2017-09-30 Reduce -13.56%0.2%$40.8 - $49.35 $ 67.7853%1,907,960
T Boone Pickens 2017-09-30 Reduce -46.22%1.11%$40.8 - $49.35 $ 67.7853%55,604
George Soros 2017-09-30 New Buy0.01%$40.8 - $49.35 $ 67.7853%7,300
Steve Mandel 2017-09-30 Sold Out 1.28%$40.8 - $49.35 $ 67.7853%0
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Midstream » Oil & Gas Midstream    NAICS: 486210    SIC: 4924
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Headquarter Location:USA
Cheniere Energy Inc is a Houston-based energy company primarily engaged in LNG-related businesses. It owns and operates the Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Louisiana. The business segments are LNG terminal business and LNG and natural gas marketing business.

Cheniere Energy owns and operates the Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas terminal via its stake in Cheniere Partners. It also owns the under-development Corpus Christi LNG terminals as well as Cheniere Marketing, which markets LNG using Cheniere's gas volumes.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 90.38
LNG's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LNG: 90.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
LNG' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 82.04  Med: 86.92 Max: 91.63
Current: 90.38
82.04
91.63
Forward PE Ratio 36.76
LNG's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 18.12 vs. LNG: 36.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 90.38
LNG's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 19.54 vs. LNG: 90.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
LNG' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 82.04  Med: 86.92 Max: 91.63
Current: 90.38
82.04
91.63
PS Ratio 2.32
LNG's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. LNG: 2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
LNG' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 11.64 Max: 463.41
Current: 2.32
0.49
463.41
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.60
LNG's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
70% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 7.92 vs. LNG: 9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
LNG' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.72  Med: 10.77 Max: 373.19
Current: 9.6
8.72
373.19
EV-to-EBIT 23.58
LNG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
83% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 18.53 vs. LNG: 23.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LNG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1192.5  Med: -23.65 Max: 152.2
Current: 23.58
-1192.5
152.2
EV-to-EBITDA 19.46
LNG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
88% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 12.84 vs. LNG: 19.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LNG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34648.1  Med: -25.15 Max: 85.7
Current: 19.46
-34648.1
85.7
EV-to-Revenue 6.67
LNG's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
73% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.87 vs. LNG: 6.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
LNG' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 40.85 Max: 955.8
Current: 6.67
6.1
955.8
Current Ratio 2.30
LNG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. LNG: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LNG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 2.49 Max: 56.3
Current: 2.3
0.05
56.3
Quick Ratio 2.16
LNG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. LNG: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LNG' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 2.47 Max: 56.3
Current: 2.16
0.05
56.3
Days Inventory 15.08
LNG's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
59% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 13.28 vs. LNG: 15.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LNG' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.08  Med: 52.39 Max: 158.45
Current: 15.08
15.08
158.45
Days Sales Outstanding 13.42
LNG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
71% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 34.27 vs. LNG: 13.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LNG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.82  Med: 6.08 Max: 59.46
Current: 13.42
3.82
59.46
Days Payable 2.48
LNG's Days Payable is ranked lower than
95% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 48.11 vs. LNG: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LNG' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.48  Med: 20.53 Max: 408.71
Current: 2.48
2.48
408.71

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.10
LNG's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -8.90 vs. LNG: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LNG' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.3  Med: -18.7 Max: 2.4
Current: -0.1
-59.3
2.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.20
LNG's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. LNG: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
LNG' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 2.59 Max: 73.58
Current: 0.2
0.04
73.58
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.24
LNG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
72% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.95 vs. LNG: 4.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
LNG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.4  Med: -1.8 Max: 4.5
Current: 4.24
-9.4
4.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $6,934.00
EPS (TTM) $ 0.75
Beta1.42
Volatility21.02%
52-Week Range $43.30 - 69.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)257.07

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 6,793 8,665
EBIT (Mil $) 1,963 2,342
EBITDA (Mil $) 2,403 3,002
EPS ($) -0.05 1.61
EPS without NRI ($) -0.05 1.61
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 66
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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