he following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP:

To: All Persons or Entities who purchased Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) stock  prior to June 19, 2017 .

You are hereby notified that Levi & Korsinsky, LLP has commenced an  investigation into the  fairness of the sale of Rice Energy to EQT Corporation (NYSE: EQT) for 0.37 shares of EQT common stock and $5.30 in cash per Rice Energy share. Based on the closing price of EQT stock on the last business day prior to the merger announcement, this represents an approximate value of $27.04 per share. To learn more about the action and your rights,  go to:

http://www.zlkdocs.com/RICE-Info-Request-Form-ma-5880

or contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at  jlevi@levikorsinsky.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972.  There is no cost or obligation to you.

Levi & Korsinsky is a national firm with offices in New York, Connecticut, California, and Washington D.C. The firm's attorneys have extensive expertise in prosecuting securities litigation involving financial fraud, representing investors throughout the nation in securities lawsuits and have  recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for aggrieved shareholders. For more information, please feel free to contact any of the attorneys listed below. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

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