Cheniere Energy (NYSE: LNG) and GasLog LP. (NYSE:GLOG) are both energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitabiliy, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, valuation and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Cheniere Energy and GasLog LP., as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cheniere Energy 0 1 5 0 2.83
GasLog LP. 0 1 6 0 2.86

Cheniere Energy presently has a consensus price target of $53.76, suggesting a potential upside of 25.86%. GasLog LP. has a consensus price target of $19.14, suggesting a potential upside of 13.27%. Given Cheniere Energy’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Cheniere Energy is more favorable than GasLog LP..

Profitability

This table compares Cheniere Energy and GasLog LP.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cheniere Energy 14.20% N/A 2.77%
GasLog LP. 0.70% 0.50% 0.17%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

48.8% of GasLog LP. shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

GasLog LP. pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Cheniere Energy does not pay a dividend. GasLog LP. pays out -800.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Cheniere Energy and GasLog LP.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Cheniere Energy $2.44 billion 4.07 $716.54 million N/A N/A
GasLog LP. $489.97 million 2.78 $326.28 million ($0.07) -241.43

Cheniere Energy has higher revenue and earnings than GasLog LP..

Cheniere Energy Company Profile

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. Its LNG and natural gas marketing segment consists of LNG and natural gas marketing activities by Cheniere Marketing. Cheniere Marketing is developing a portfolio of long- and medium-term SPAs with professional staff based in the United States, the United Kingdom, Singapore and Chile. The Company conducts its business through its subsidiaries, including the development, construction and operation of its LNG terminal business and the development and operation of its LNG and natural gas marketing business. The Company owns and operates the Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Louisiana through its ownership interest in and management agreements with Cheniere Partners.

GasLog LP. Company Profile

GasLog Ltd. is an international owner, operator and manager of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. The Company provides support to international energy companies as part of their LNG logistics chain. The Company’s owned consolidated fleet consists of 27 LNG carriers, including 22 ships in operation and five LNG carriers on order. The Company also had four LNG carriers operating under its technical management for third parties. GasLog Partners LP, a master limited partnership formed by the Company, owned a further of approximately 10 LNG carriers. Its on the water fleet includes Methane Lydon Volney, GasLog Savannah, GasLog Savannah, GasLog Chelsea, GasLog Skagen, Solaris and GasLog Saratoga. Its new builds vessels include Hull No. 2130, Hull No. 2800 and Hull No. 2801. Its GasLog Partners Fleet includes GasLog Seattle, GasLog Shanghai, GasLog Santiago, GasLog Sydney and Methane Jane Elizabeth. Its managed fleet includes Methane Julia Louise and Methane Nile Eagle.

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