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Cheniere Energy Operating Margin %

: -8.19% (As of Mar. 2022)
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Operating Margin % is calculated as Operating Income divided by its Revenue. Cheniere Energy's Operating Income for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $-613 Mil. Cheniere Energy's Revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $7,484 Mil. Therefore, Cheniere Energy's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 was -8.19%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Cheniere Energy's Operating Margin % or its related term are showing as below:

LNG' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -122.87   Med: -0.48   Max: 28.18
Current: -11.71


LNG's Operating Margin % is ranked worse than
80.99% of 968 companies
in the Oil & Gas industry
Industry Median: 6.24 vs LNG: -11.71

Cheniere Energy's 5-Year Average Operating Margin % Growth Rate was 0.00% per year.

Cheniere Energy's Operating Income for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $-613 Mil. Its Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2022 was $-2,373 Mil.

Warning Sign:

Cheniere Energy Inc has recorded a loss in operating income at least once over the past 3 years.


Cheniere Energy Operating Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Cheniere Energy's Operating Margin % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Cheniere Energy Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Operating Margin %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 25.23 25.44 24.50 28.18 -4.39

Cheniere Energy Quarterly Data
Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22
Operating Margin % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 34.43 4.81 -73.41 6.77 -8.19

Competitive Comparison

For the Oil & Gas Midstream subindustry, Cheniere Energy's Operating Margin %, along with its competitors' market caps and Operating Margin % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Cheniere Energy Operating Margin % Distribution

For the Oil & Gas industry and Energy sector, Cheniere Energy's Operating Margin % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Cheniere Energy's Operating Margin % falls into.



Cheniere Energy Operating Margin % Calculation

Operating Margin % - also known as operating income margin, operating profit margin and return on sales (ROS) - is the ratio of Operating Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

Cheniere Energy's Operating Margin % for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (A: Dec. 2021 ) / Revenue (A: Dec. 2021 )
=-696 / 15864
=-4.39 %

Cheniere Energy's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 is calculated as

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: Mar. 2022 ) / Revenue (Q: Mar. 2022 )
=-613 / 7484
=-8.19 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Cheniere Energy  (AMEX:LNG) Operating Margin % Explanation

Just like Gross Margin %, it is important to see a company maintains its operating margin over time. Among the same industry, a company with higher operating margin is more efficient in its operation. It is also more stable during industry slowdown or recessions. Peter Lynch prefers those with higher margins than those with lower margins.


Be Aware

Operating Margin % can be manipulated by adjusting the rate of depreciation, depletion and amortization (DDA).

If a company is facing competition, its Operating Margin % may decline. Often the Operating Margin % declines well before the company's Revenue or even profit decline. Therefore, Operating Margin % is a very important indicator of whether the company is facing problems.

For instance, by 2012, Nokia (NOK)'s problems were well known and its stock had lost more than 90% of its market value since 2007. But Nokia’s Operating Margin % had already been in decline since 2002, although its Earnings per Share (Diluted) were still rising. Investors who paid attention to Operating Margin % would have avoided this huge loss. The same can be said for Research-in-Motion (RIMM).

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Cheniere Energy Business Description

Cheniere Energy logo
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
700 Milam Street, Suite 1900, Houston, TX, USA, 77002
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.
Executives
Peak Scott Bennett director 1200 SMITH STREET HOUSTON TX 77002
Slack David L officer: VP & Chief Accounting Officer 700 MILAM STREET SUITE 1900 HOUSTON TX 77002
Collawn Patricia K director 414 SILVER AVE SW MS 1275 ALBUQUERQUE NM 87102-3289
Mitchelmore Lorraine director 700 MILAM STREET SUITE 1900 HOUSTON TX 77002
Teno Andrew director C/O FIR TREE INC. 55 WEST 46TH STREET, 29TH FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10036
Klimczak Sean director C/O THE BLACKSTONE GROUP 345 PARK AVE. NEW YORK NY 10154
Davis Zach officer: SVP & CFO 700 MILAM STREET SUITE 1900 HOUSTON TX 77008
Stephenson Aaron D. officer: SVP, Operations 700 MILAM STREET SUITE 1900 HOUSTON TX 77002
Evans Michele A director LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 6801 ROCKLEDGE DRIVE BETHESDA MD 20817
Mather Courtney director C/O ICAHN ENTERPRISES L.P. 16690 COLLINS AVE., PH SUNNY ISLES FL 33160
Lipinski John J director C/O CVR ENERGY, INC. 2277 PLAZA DRIVE, SUITE 500 SUGAR LAND TX 77479
Langham Andrew director C/O ICAHN ENTERPRISES L.P. 16690 COLLINS AVE., PH SUNNY ISLES FL 33160
Lehotsky Ed officer: SVP, Engineer and Construction 700 MILAM STREET SUITE 1900 HOUSTON TX 77002
Shanda Doug officer: SVP, Operations 700 MILAM STREET SUITE 1900 HOUSTON TX 77002
Markowitz Sean N officer: Interim GC & Corp Sec 700 MILAM STREET SUITE 1900 HOUSTON TX 77002

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