Alon USA Energy, Inc. (ALJ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2014
Alon USA Energy, Inc. ( ALJ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 14, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ALJ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that ALJ has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of ALJ was $14.48, representing a -29.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.44 and a 69.36% increase over the 52 week low of $8.55.
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 $.83. Zacks Investment Research reports ALJ's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -82.47%, compared to an industry average of 1.6%.
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The following ETF(s) have ALJ as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Energy E&P ( PXE ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXE with an increase of 12.09% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ALJ at 3.13%.