Cheniere Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating restated by analysts at Cowen in a research note issued on Tuesday, Briefing.com Automated Import reports. They currently have a $80.00 price target on the energy company’s stock, up from their previous price target of $78.00. Cowen’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 20.96% from the stock’s current price.

LNG has been the topic of a number of other reports. Evercore ISI began coverage on Cheniere Energy in a report on Tuesday, March 12th. They issued an “outperform” rating on the stock. Scotiabank began coverage on Cheniere Energy in a report on Friday, February 8th. They issued an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, Gabelli began coverage on Cheniere Energy in a report on Monday, May 13th. They issued a “buy” rating on the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $78.50.

Shares of NYSEAMERICAN LNG traded up $1.40 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $66.14. 1,477,113 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,791,751. Cheniere Energy has a one year low of $55.09 and a one year high of $71.03.

Cheniere Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 9th. The energy company reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.25. The firm had revenue of $2.26 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.90 billion. Cheniere Energy’s quarterly revenue was up .8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.50 earnings per share.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Teachers Advisors LLC increased its stake in Cheniere Energy by 5.6% in the 3rd quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 412,101 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $28,637,000 after buying an additional 21,851 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc increased its stake in Cheniere Energy by 4.8% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 19,315,695 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $1,342,247,000 after buying an additional 890,140 shares in the last quarter. First Manhattan Co. purchased a new stake in Cheniere Energy in the 4th quarter worth $29,000. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in Cheniere Energy by 24.8% in the 4th quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. now owns 3,739 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $221,000 after buying an additional 744 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Advisors Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in Cheniere Energy by 51.4% in the 4th quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 40,195 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $2,379,000 after buying an additional 13,652 shares in the last quarter.

Cheniere Energy Company Profile

Cheniere Energy, Inc, an energy company, engages in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) related businesses in the United States. The company owns and operates Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, Louisiana; and Corpus Christi LNG terminal near Corpus Christi, Texas. It also owns Creole Trail pipeline, a 94-mile pipeline interconnecting the Sabine Pass LNG terminal with various interstate pipelines; and operates Corpus Christi pipeline, a 23-mile natural gas supply pipeline that interconnects the Corpus Christi LNG terminal with various interstate and intrastate natural gas pipelines.

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