According to multiple sources, Cheniere Energy, Inc. was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest during the month of May.
As of 15 May, there was short interest totaling 12 126 348 shares, a growth of 4.2% from the 28 April total of 11 635 388 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2 185 789 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.5 days. Currently, 5.2% of the company’s shares are sold short.
Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Cheniere Energy by 3.7% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 16 980 682 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at US$802 676 000 after buying an additional 598 979 shares during the last quarter.
Kensico Capital Management Corp raised its position in shares of Cheniere Energy by 0.9% in the first quarter. Kensico Capital Management Corp now owns 10 920 600 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at US$516 217 000 after buying an additional 100 000 shares during the last quarter.
Omega Advisors Inc. bought a new position in Cheniere Energy, Inc. during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 50 000 shares of the energy company’s stock, valued at approximately US$2 364 000.
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