Alon USA Energy, Inc. (ALJ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2013

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Alon USA Energy, Inc. ( ALJ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ALJ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 26th quarter that ALJ has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of ALJ was $19.93, representing a -6.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.24 and a 165.03% increase over the 52 week low of $7.52.

ALJ is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) and Chevron Corporation ( CVX ). ALJ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.59. Zacks Investment Research reports ALJ's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 326%, compared to an industry average of 26.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ALJ Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to ALJ through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ALJ as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Energy E&P ( PXE )
  • Guggenheim Insider ETF ( NFO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXE with an increase of 18.62% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ALJ at 3.2%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: ALJ , CVX , NFO , PXE , XOM

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