NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Alon USA Energy

(NYSE:

ALJ

) is tomorrow, May 30, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 4 cents per share. At a price of $8.97 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.9%.

The average volume for Alon USA Energy has been 326,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alon USA Energy has a market cap of $477.6 million and is part of the

basic materials

sector and

energy

industry. Shares are down 2.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Alon USA Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in refining and marketing petroleum products primarily in the south central, southwestern, and western regions of the United States.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Alon USA Energy as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally poor debt management and poor profit margins. You can view the full

Alon USA Energy Ratings Report

.

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