Alon USA Energy, Inc. (ALJ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 29, 2012

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Alon USA Energy, Inc. ( ALJ ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 29, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.04 per share scheduled for December 17, 2012. Shareholders who purchased ALJ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 25th quarter that ALJ has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $13.94, the dividend yield is 1.15%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ALJ was $13.94, representing a -5.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.69 and a 85.37% 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 295.33%, compared to an industry average of 26.1%.

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 12.98% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ALJ at 3.36%.



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 , ETF , NFO , PXE , XOM

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