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Two Stocks in Focus: Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSE:LNG) and DHT Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHT)

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSE:LNG)

Cheniere Energy, Inc. is a Houston-based energy company primarily engaged in liquefied natural gas related businesses. The company owns and operates the Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas terminal in Louisiana through its 57.9% ownership interest in and management agreements with Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. (Ticker: CQP) and which is a publicly traded partnership that the company created in 2007. The Sabine Pass LNG terminal is located on the Sabine Pass deep water shipping channel less than four miles from the Gulf Coast.

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSE:LNG)’s Financial Overview

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSE) surged 0.98% yesterday to close its trading session at $65.71. The company has 1 year Price Target of $79.18. Cheniere Energy, Inc. has 52-Week high of $71.03 and 52-Week Low of $50.08. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 71.03 and 52-Week Low on 50.08. The stock traded with the volume of 1.53 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $16.46 Billion.

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSE) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.26/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.21/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.05 a share with a surprise factor of 23.8%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 9.28 Percent, SMA50 of 8.83 Percent and SMA200 of 5.45 percent. Cheniere Energy, Inc. has P/S value of 2.24 while its P/B value stands at 0. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 1.8 percent, Return on Equity of -44.4 percent and Return on Investment of 7.2 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 38.7 percent and 26.1 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 1.6 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 17 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Cheniere Energy Inc have a median target of 80.00, with a high estimate of 85.00 and a low estimate of 70.00. The median estimate represents a +21.75% increase from the last price of 65.71.

Cheniere Energy, Inc. is estimated to report earnings on 02/20/2019. The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company’s historical reporting dates.Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 8 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.32. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.54.

DHT Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHT)

DHT MARITIME INC., formerly Double Hull Tankers, Inc. operates a fleet of double-hull crude oil tankers on international routes. DHT’s modern fleet consists of three Very Large Crude Carriers, two Suezmax tankers and four Aframax tankers. DHT intends to pursue a strategy of providing shareholders with a stable and visible distribution and also position the Company to use its incremental cash flow to fund future growth opportunities.

DHT Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHT)’s Financial Outlook

The 15 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for DHT Holdings Inc have a median target of 6.60, with a high estimate of 10.50 and a low estimate of 5.00. The median estimate represents a +55.29% increase from the last price of 4.25.

DHT Holdings, Inc. is estimated to report earnings on 02/05/2019. The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company’s historical reporting dates.Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 6 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.1. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $-0.05.

According to Zacks Investment Research, DHT Holdings, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.56. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock declined -4.06% and closed its last trading session at $4.25. The company has the market capitalization of $580.13 Million. The stock has 52-week high of $5.6 and 52-Week low of $3.27. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 5.60 and 52-Week low on 3.27. The company has volume of 663810 shares. The company has a total of 136.5 Million shares outstanding.

DHT Holdings, Inc. (NYSE) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $-0.1/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $-0.09/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $-0.01. This shows a surprise factor of -11.1 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 8.42 percent. Beta for DHT Holdings, Inc. stands at 0.46 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.19. The company has Weekly Volatility of 3.81%% and Monthly Volatility of 4.03%%.

DHT Holdings, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 2.21%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -5.86 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -2.28%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -3.8 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -7.4 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 2.5% with Gross margin of 33.2 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -4.3% and -20.2% respectively.