Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. acquired a new stake in Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 5,124 shares of the energy company’s stock, valued at approximately $276,000.

Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. CI Investments Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Cheniere Energy during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $120,279,000. Cohen & Steers Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Cheniere Energy by 92.1% during the 3rd quarter. Cohen & Steers Inc. now owns 2,655,409 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $119,600,000 after buying an additional 1,273,441 shares during the last quarter. Kensico Capital Management Corp increased its holdings in shares of Cheniere Energy by 8.7% during the 3rd quarter. Kensico Capital Management Corp now owns 12,185,000 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $548,812,000 after buying an additional 973,400 shares during the last quarter. Point72 Asset Management L.P. increased its holdings in shares of Cheniere Energy by 899.3% during the 3rd quarter. Point72 Asset Management L.P. now owns 1,050,944 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $47,335,000 after buying an additional 945,777 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. increased its holdings in shares of Cheniere Energy by 15.3% during the 3rd quarter. Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. now owns 6,058,373 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $272,869,000 after buying an additional 804,825 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN LNG) opened at $53.15 on Friday. Cheniere Energy, Inc. has a 1-year low of $40.36 and a 1-year high of $60.22. The firm has a market cap of $12,630.00, a P/E ratio of -30.20 and a beta of 1.72.

Cheniere Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November 14th. The energy company reported ($1.24) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.16) by ($1.08). The company had revenue of $1.40 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.27 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned ($0.41) EPS. The business’s revenue was up 201.7% compared to the same quarter last year.

In other Cheniere Energy news, Director David B. Kilpatrick sold 20,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $49.15, for a total value of $983,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 2,464 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $121,105.60. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director Vicky A. Bailey sold 5,800 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $54.44, for a total transaction of $315,752.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 35,765 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,947,046.60. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 45,800 shares of company stock valued at $2,299,152 in the last three months.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Cheniere Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Scotiabank restated a “buy” rating and set a $65.00 price target on shares of Cheniere Energy in a report on Monday, January 29th. Barclays restated a “buy” rating and set a $62.00 price target on shares of Cheniere Energy in a report on Friday, January 19th. Stifel Nicolaus assumed coverage on shares of Cheniere Energy in a report on Thursday, January 4th. They set a “buy” rating and a $65.00 price target for the company. Finally, Cowen initiated coverage on shares of Cheniere Energy in a report on Friday, November 17th. They set a “market perform” rating and a $56.00 price target for the company. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $56.36.

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Cheniere Energy 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.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Cheniere Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG)

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