Company Stock Price of Alon USA Energy, Inc. (ALJ) Increases 7.13%

Alon USA Energy, Inc. stock performance trend indicates that the stock price has rallied 8.5% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 58.44% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 12.31% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Alon USA Energy, Inc. has a positive value of 7.24 compared to overall market.Alon USA Energy, Inc. is having a Relative Strength Index of 65.17 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators.

Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE:ALJ) has climbed 7.13% in the past week and advanced 11.33% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 6.88% and the outperformance has advanced to 10.07% for the last 4 weeks period.

Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE:ALJ) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE:ALJ) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $12.85 and hit $12.85 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $12.77, with a gain of 0.16% or 0.02 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,451,824 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $13.01 and the company has a market cap of $916 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $5.86 .

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Aug 24, 2016, David Wiessman (Executive Director) sold 70,000 shares at 7.30 per share price.On Aug 8, 2016, Michael Oster (Sr. VP-Mergers & Acquisitions) sold 18,500 shares at 7.33 per share price.On May 19, 2016, Franklin R. Wheeler (director) purchased 2,000 shares at 7.91 per share price.

Alon USA Energy Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 23, 2017. The company reported $-0.20 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.11. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.31. The company had revenue of $1011.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1031.57 million. The companys revenue was up 29.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.21 EPS.

Alon USA Energy, Inc. is an independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products, operating primarily in the Southwestern and South Central regions of the United States. Alon markets gasoline and diesel products under the FINA brand name and is a leading producer of asphalt in the State of Texas. The Company also operates convenience stores in West Texas and New Mexico under the 7-Eleven and FINA brand names and supplies motor fuels to these stores from its Big Spring refinery.

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