Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/28/14, Alon USA Energy Inc ( ALJ) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 12/18/14. As a percentage of ALJ's recent stock price of $15.60, this dividend works out to approximately 0.64%, so look for shares of Alon USA Energy Inc to trade 0.64% lower — all else being equal — when ALJ shares open for trading on 11/28/14.Below is a dividend history chart for ALJ, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by Alon USA Energy Inc: In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ALJ is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.56% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ALJ shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, ALJ's low point in its 52 week range is $12.08 per share, with $17.58 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $15.56. According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, ALJ makes up 1.37% of the SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF ( XOP) which is trading lower by about 1.7% on the day Wednesday. In Wednesday trading, Alon USA Energy Inc shares are currently off about 0.2% on the day.