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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

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.03
LNG's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. LNG: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
LNG' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.16 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03
Equity-to-Asset -0.06
LNG's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
98% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. LNG: -0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
LNG' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.27  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.96
Current: -0.06
-0.27
0.96
Interest Coverage 1.20
LNG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
93% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.46 vs. LNG: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LNG' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.22 Max: 1.2
Current: 1.2
0.1
1.2
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 0.29
Beneish M-Score: 4.56
WACC vs ROIC
5.40%
3.50%
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 : 5/10

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Operating Margin % 22.57
LNG's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
53% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 19.67 vs. LNG: 22.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
LNG' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25338.49  Med: -65.03 Max: 35.89
Current: 22.57
-25338.49
35.89
Net Margin % -6.35
LNG's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
92% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 10.31 vs. LNG: -6.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
LNG' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28095.36  Med: -157.54 Max: -6.35
Current: -6.35
-28095.36
-6.35
ROA % -0.92
LNG's ROA % is ranked lower than
81% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.01 vs. LNG: -0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
LNG' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.68  Med: -6.37 Max: -0.92
Current: -0.92
-12.68
-0.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 4.10
LNG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
84% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 9.39 vs. LNG: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
LNG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.19  Med: -4.31 Max: 4.62
Current: 4.1
-11.19
4.62
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 66.20
LNG's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -7.90 vs. LNG: 66.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
LNG' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 9.7 Max: 638.1
Current: 66.2
0
638.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -88.20
LNG's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
100% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. LNG: -88.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
LNG' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 29.8 Max: 288.7
Current: -88.2
0
288.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 4.80
LNG's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
56% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. LNG: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
LNG' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50  Med: 17.55 Max: 141.3
Current: 4.8
-50
141.3
» LNG's 30-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-11-03 Est.)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

LNG Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 18,745 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 875,100 sh (+226.53%)
NWQ Managers 2,186,023 sh (+1.50%)
Carl Icahn 32,680,490 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Seth Klarman 27,842,957 sh (-6.70%)
T Boone Pickens 226,411 sh (-16.18%)
Steve Mandel 10,741,417 sh (-16.63%)
Murray Stahl 9,832 sh (-22.94%)
John Griffin 1,472,800 sh (-57.06%)
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Q4 2016

LNG Guru Trades in Q4 2016

George Soros 7,100 sh (New)
Jim Simons 205,900 sh (New)
Alan Fournier 1,318,094 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 2,736,835 sh (+25.20%)
T Boone Pickens 266,385 sh (+17.66%)
Steven Cohen 1,006,000 sh (+14.96%)
Murray Stahl 10,756 sh (+9.40%)
Carl Icahn 32,680,490 sh (unchged)
John Griffin Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Seth Klarman 21,726,340 sh (-21.97%)
Steve Mandel 5,186,332 sh (-51.72%)
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Q1 2017

LNG Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Leon Cooperman 50,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 60,402 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 446,145 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,553,227 sh (+54.40%)
Seth Klarman 21,726,340 sh (unchged)
Carl Icahn 32,680,490 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel 5,186,332 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Alan Fournier Sold Out
Murray Stahl 9,864 sh (-8.29%)
NWQ Managers 2,309,313 sh (-15.62%)
Jim Simons 78,700 sh (-61.78%)
T Boone Pickens 99,136 sh (-62.78%)
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Q2 2017

LNG Guru Trades in Q2 2017

T Boone Pickens 103,389 sh (+4.29%)
Carl Icahn 32,680,490 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel 5,186,332 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
NWQ Managers 2,207,242 sh (-4.42%)
Seth Klarman 20,726,340 sh (-4.60%)
Murray Stahl 9,144 sh (-7.30%)
Paul Tudor Jones 51,983 sh (-13.94%)
Steven Cohen 105,167 sh (-93.23%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with 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
Seth Klarman 2017-06-30 Reduce -4.60%0.56%$44.88 - $50.64 $ 41.00-14%20,726,340
NWQ Managers 2017-06-30 Reduce -4.42%0.07%$44.88 - $50.64 $ 41.00-14%2,207,242
T Boone Pickens 2017-06-30 Add 4.29%0.1%$44.88 - $50.64 $ 41.00-14%103,389
Leon Cooperman 2017-06-30 Sold Out 0.1%$44.88 - $50.64 $ 41.00-14%0
NWQ Managers 2017-03-31 Reduce -15.62%0.24%$42.35 - $50.42 $ 41.00-11%2,309,313
T Boone Pickens 2017-03-31 Reduce -62.78%2.17%$42.35 - $50.42 $ 41.00-11%99,136
Leon Cooperman 2017-03-31 New Buy0.1%$42.35 - $50.42 $ 41.00-11%50,000
George Soros 2017-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$42.35 - $50.42 $ 41.00-11%0
Seth Klarman 2016-12-31 Reduce -21.97%3.81%$35.79 - $43.1 $ 41.002%21,726,340
Steve Mandel 2016-12-31 Reduce -51.72%1.08%$35.79 - $43.1 $ 41.002%5,186,332
Steve Mandel 2016-12-31 Reduce -51.72%1.03%Premium Member Access $41.43 $ 41.00-1%5,186,332
NWQ Managers 2016-12-31 Add 25.20%0.31%$35.79 - $43.1 $ 41.002%2,736,835
T Boone Pickens 2016-12-31 Add 17.66%0.52%$35.79 - $43.1 $ 41.002%266,385
George Soros 2016-12-31 New Buy0.01%$35.79 - $43.1 $ 41.002%7,100
Seth Klarman 2016-09-30 Reduce -6.70%1.02%$37.02 - $45.89 $ 41.00-3%27,842,957
Steve Mandel 2016-09-30 Reduce -16.63%0.37%$37.02 - $45.89 $ 41.00-3%10,741,417
NWQ Managers 2016-09-30 Add 1.50%0.02%$37.02 - $45.89 $ 41.00-3%2,186,023
T Boone Pickens 2016-09-30 Reduce -16.18%0.65%$37.02 - $45.89 $ 41.00-3%226,411
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Midstream » Oil & Gas Midstream    NAICS: 486210    SIC: 4924
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Traded in other countries:CHQ1.Germany,
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 is a Texas-based energy company that owns and operates a liquefied natural gas terminal through ownership interest and management agreements with subsidiaries. Cheniere's operations are divided between its LNG terminal business and its LNG and natural gas marketing business. At the LNG terminal, regasification facilities convert liquefied natural gas back to natural gas, as well as liquefy natural gas at any of the liquefaction facilities held by the company. The LNG and natural gas marketing business complements the main segment by developing a portfolio of long-term, short-term, and spot LNG purchase agreements. The marketing business transports LNG cargo to Cheniere's terminals and maximizes margins on the cargo.

Top Ranked Articles about Cheniere Energy Inc

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Has Seth Klarman Sold Cheniere Energy Entirely? Guru started selling Cheniere last quarter; has he continued to do so?
Seth Klarman (Trades, Portfolio) is one of the world’s most followed investors and is also one of the world’s most respected value investors. Whenever he makes an investment, you can be sure that hours of research have gone into the opportunity, and at the time of acquisition, the stock will be trading at a deep discount to its estimated intrinsic value as calculated by Klarman and his team at Baupost. Read more...
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Ratios

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Forward PE Ratio 51.81
LNG's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 21.01 vs. LNG: 51.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PS Ratio 2.72
LNG's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. LNG: 2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
LNG' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 22.81 Max: 725
Current: 2.72
0.49
725
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 34.98
LNG's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
100% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 8.96 vs. LNG: 34.98 )
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: 34.98  Med: 40.33 Max: 42.02
Current: 34.98
34.98
42.02
EV-to-EBIT 41.47
LNG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
94% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 20.97 vs. LNG: 41.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LNG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4449.5  Med: -44.4 Max: 142.5
Current: 41.47
-4449.5
142.5
EV-to-EBITDA 31.47
LNG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
93% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 14.22 vs. LNG: 31.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LNG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -76483.9  Med: -40.1 Max: 385.9
Current: 31.47
-76483.9
385.9
Current Ratio 2.82
LNG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. LNG: 2.82 )
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: 2.82
0.05
56.3
Quick Ratio 2.64
LNG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. LNG: 2.64 )
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: 2.64
0.05
56.3
Days Inventory 18.99
LNG's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
64% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 14.87 vs. LNG: 18.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LNG' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.76  Med: 40.23 Max: 158.45
Current: 18.99
17.76
158.45
Days Sales Outstanding 27.30
LNG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
72% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 34.60 vs. LNG: 27.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LNG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.82  Med: 6.94 Max: 24090
Current: 27.3
3.82
24090
Days Payable 10.64
LNG's Days Payable is ranked lower than
82% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 45.57 vs. LNG: 10.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LNG' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.14  Med: 32.48 Max: 220.33
Current: 10.64
4.14
220.33

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.80
LNG's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: -8.80 vs. LNG: -0.80 )
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: -20.5 Max: 2.4
Current: -0.8
-59.3
2.4

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.12
LNG's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. LNG: 0.12 )
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: 0.02  Med: 1.67 Max: 37.86
Current: 0.12
0.02
37.86
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.40
LNG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
82% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. LNG: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
LNG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7  Med: -1.5 Max: 2.7
Current: 2.4
-7
2.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,489.26
EPS (TTM) $ -0.96
Beta1.44
Short Percentage of Float6.23%
52-Week Range $35.07 - 51.41
Shares Outstanding (Mil)237.83

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.81 1.27
EPS without NRI ($) 0.81 1.27
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
What Do Buffett and Klarman See in Synchrony? Aug 15 2017 
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Cheniere Energy, Inc. Announces Timing of Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call Jul 20 2017 
Cheniere Energy, Inc. Announces Achievement of Regulatory and Financial Milestones for the Midship P Jun 02 2017 
Cheniere Energy, Inc. Announces Upsizing and Pricing of $1.5 Billion Senior Secured Notes Due 2027 b May 15 2017 
Cheniere Energy, Inc. Announces Offering of $1.0 Billion Senior Secured Notes Due 2027 by Cheniere C May 15 2017 
Tsakos Energy: A Buy at Current Levels May 15 2017 
Time to Sell Carl Icahn? May 11 2017 
Has Seth Klarman Sold Cheniere Energy Entirely? Apr 25 2017 
Cheniere Energy, Inc. Announces Timing of First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call Apr 25 2017 

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