Teachers Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSE:LNG) by 1.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 315,798 shares of the energy company’s stock after buying an additional 3,891 shares during the period. Teachers Advisors LLC owned about 0.14% of Cheniere Energy worth $15,383,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Van ECK Associates Corp lifted its position in shares of Cheniere Energy by 21.9% during the 1st quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 2,675 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $126,000 after buying an additional 480 shares in the last quarter. Fiduciary Trust Co. purchased a new position in shares of Cheniere Energy during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $188,000. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC purchased a new position in shares of Cheniere Energy during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $210,000. US Bancorp DE lifted its position in shares of Cheniere Energy by 37.4% during the 1st quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 4,626 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $219,000 after buying an additional 1,258 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Proficio Capital Partners LLC lifted its position in shares of Cheniere Energy by 19,732.0% during the 1st quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC now owns 4,958 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $251,000 after buying an additional 4,933 shares in the last quarter.

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSE LNG) opened at 43.87 on Thursday. The firm’s market capitalization is $10.20 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $42.75 and a 200 day moving average price of $45.98. Cheniere Energy, Inc. has a 1-year low of $35.07 and a 1-year high of $51.41.

In other news, General Counsel Sean N. Markowitz bought 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 16th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $42.10 per share, for a total transaction of $42,100.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the general counsel now owns 10,022 shares in the company, valued at $421,926.20. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Jack A. Fusco bought 23,750 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 11th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $42.32 per share, for a total transaction of $1,005,100.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 399,985 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $16,927,365.20. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have acquired 29,750 shares of company stock worth $1,257,000.

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A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on LNG shares. Scotiabank set a $52.00 target price on Cheniere Energy and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Morgan Stanley lowered Cheniere Energy from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $50.00 target price on the stock. in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Cheniere Energy from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. BMO Capital Markets started coverage on Cheniere Energy in a research report on Monday. They set an “outperform” rating and a $60.00 target price on the stock. Finally, BidaskClub lowered Cheniere Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $54.82.

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.

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

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