Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) Director Nuno Brandolini sold 20,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $50.02, for a total transaction of $1,000,400.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 232,271 shares in the company, valued at approximately $11,618,195.42. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN LNG) opened at $49.36 on Thursday. Cheniere Energy, Inc. has a 52-week low of $40.36 and a 52-week high of $51.51.

Cheniere Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November 14th. The energy company reported ($1.24) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.16) by ($1.08). The firm had revenue of $1.40 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.27 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business earned ($0.41) EPS. Cheniere Energy’s quarterly revenue was up 201.7% on a year-over-year basis.

A number of brokerages have recently commented on LNG. BidaskClub raised shares of Cheniere Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, November 4th. Scotiabank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $52.00 price objective on shares of Cheniere Energy in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Citigroup raised their price objective on shares of Cheniere Energy from $57.00 to $59.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 16th. ValuEngine cut shares of Cheniere Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Finally, BMO Capital Markets began coverage on shares of Cheniere Energy in a research note on Monday, September 25th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $60.00 price objective on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $53.50.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC purchased a new position in Cheniere Energy in the 3rd quarter valued at $633,000. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC purchased a new position in Cheniere Energy in the 3rd quarter valued at $236,000. Energy Opportunities Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in Cheniere Energy in the 3rd quarter valued at $1,186,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP purchased a new position in Cheniere Energy in the 3rd quarter valued at $561,000. Finally, Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. lifted its holdings in Cheniere Energy by 15.3% in the 3rd quarter. Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. now owns 6,058,373 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $272,869,000 after purchasing an additional 804,825 shares in the last quarter.

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About Cheniere Energy

Cheniere Energy, Inc (Cheniere) is an energy company primarily engaged in liquefied natural gas (LNG)-related businesses. The Company operates through two segments: LNG terminal business, and LNG and natural gas marketing business. Its LNG terminal segment consists of the Sabine Pass and Corpus Christi LNG terminals.

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