NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Alon USA Energy (NYSE: ALJ) is tomorrow, February 25, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 4 cents per share. At a price of $10.75 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.5%. The average volume for Alon USA Energy has been 218,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alon USA Energy has a market cap of $566.7 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 80.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Alon USA Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the refining and marketing of petroleum products primarily in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Refining and Unbranded Marketing, Asphalt, and Retail and Branded Marketing. TheStreet Ratings rates Alon USA Energy as sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally weak debt management, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in its earnings per share. You can view the full Alon USA Energy Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.