Cheniere Energy: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

HOUSTON (AP) — HOUSTON (AP) — Cheniere Energy Inc. (LNG) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.38 billion.

On a per-share basis, the Houston-based company said it had profit of $5.76.

The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.70 per share.

The natural gas company posted revenue of $4.82 billion in the period, also exceeding Street forecasts. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $4.5 billion.

For the year, the company reported profit of $9.88 billion, or $40.72 per share. Revenue was reported as $20.39 billion.

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