Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEMKT:LNG) insider Jack A. Fusco acquired 15,366 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 10th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $37.47 per share, with a total value of $575,764.02. Following the completion of the purchase, the insider now owns 367,009 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $13,751,827.23. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEMKT:LNG) opened at 36.13 on Tuesday. The company’s market capitalization is $8.27 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $40.41 and a 200-day moving average price of $39.22. Cheniere Energy, Inc. has a 12-month low of $22.80 and a 12-month high of $51.96.

Cheniere Energy (NYSEMKT:LNG) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 3rd. The company reported ($0.41) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.36) by $0.05. The company had revenue of $465.67 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $233.49 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted ($1.31) EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 604.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts predict that Cheniere Energy, Inc. will post ($1.70) EPS for the current fiscal year.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Cheniere Energy (NYSEMKT:LNG)

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Shell Asset Management Co. raised its position in shares of Cheniere Energy by 103.7% in the second quarter. Shell Asset Management Co. now owns 20,570 shares of the company’s stock worth $772,000 after buying an additional 10,473 shares during the last quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Cheniere Energy by 19.3% in the second quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 3,852 shares of the company’s stock worth $145,000 after buying an additional 623 shares during the last quarter. Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. raised its position in shares of Cheniere Energy by 11.6% in the second quarter. Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. now owns 3,040 shares of the company’s stock worth $114,000 after buying an additional 315 shares during the last quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Cheniere Energy by 132.8% in the second quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 14,900 shares of the company’s stock worth $559,000 after buying an additional 8,500 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Hollencrest Securities LLC raised its position in shares of Cheniere Energy by 25.0% in the second quarter. Hollencrest Securities LLC now owns 10,500 shares of the company’s stock worth $394,000 after buying an additional 2,100 shares during the last quarter.

LNG has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Barclays PLC decreased their price target on Cheniere Energy from $64.00 to $53.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, September 6th. Zacks Investment Research raised Cheniere Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, September 6th. Credit Suisse Group AG initiated coverage on Cheniere Energy in a report on Wednesday, October 12th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $53.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Cheniere Energy in a report on Wednesday, July 20th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $54.50.

Cheniere Energy Company Profile

Cheniere Energy, Inc 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 The Company owns and operates the Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Louisiana through its ownership interest in and management agreements with Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P.

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