Alon USA Energy, Inc. (ALJ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 29, 2013
Alon USA Energy, Inc. ( ALJ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ALJ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 50% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $13.24, the dividend yield is 1.81%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ALJ was $13.24, representing a -37.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.24 and a 54.85% 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 -82.75%, compared to an industry average of -8.2%.