Cheniere Energy Stock Hits New 52-Week High (LNG)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Cheniere Energy (AMEX: LNG) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $29.19, above its previous 52-week high of $28.79 with 1.2 million shares traded as of 10:30 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.9 million shares over the past 30 days.

Cheniere Energy has a market cap of $6.73 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 48.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Cheniere Energy, Inc., an energy company, engages in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) related business. It operates through two segments, LNG Terminal Business, and LNG and Natural Gas Marketing Business.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Cheniere Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow and generally higher debt management risk. You can view the full Cheniere Energy Ratings Report.

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