Investors Catching Stocks: Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE:ALJ)


Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE:ALJ) will report its next earnings on Oct 31 – Nov 4 (Est.). The company reported the earnings of $-0.21/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $-0.19/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $-0.02/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of -10.5%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Alon USA Energy, Inc. and for the current quarter 11 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $-0.1/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $-0.19/share and a High Estimate of $-0.02/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 4 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Alon USA Energy, Inc. as 864.49 Million. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Alon USA Energy, Inc. is 694.1 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 971.52 Million. The company had Year Ago Sales of 1.15 Billion.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for ALJ to be -116.7%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of -85.7%. For the next 5 years, Alon USA Energy, Inc. is expecting Growth of 29.9% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 1.75% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Alon USA Energy, Inc., where 1 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 0 analysts have given a Buy signal, 8 said it’s a HOLD, 1 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 8 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Alon USA Energy, Inc. might touch $10.5 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $8.5 and $6 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Alon USA Energy, Inc. got Upgrade on 11-Oct-16 where investment firm Credit Suisse Upgrade the stock from Neutral to Outperform.

Alon USA Energy, Inc. closed its last trading session at $8.43 with the loss of -2.61%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 596.62 Million. The Company has 52-week high of $18.27 and 52-week low of $5.86. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -2.09% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 2.49% and -6.55% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Nov 3, 2015 and 52-Week Low on Jul 6, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 1.12 and Average Volume (3 months) is 1.35 million. Alon USA Energy, Inc. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0 and Forward P/E ratio of 0.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -3%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -10.6%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 13%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Alon USA Energy, Inc. currently shows a Weekly Performance of -9.48%, where Monthly Performance is -4.98%, Quarterly performance is 23.2%, 6 Months performance is -19.58% and yearly performance percentage is -47.18%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is -41.65%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 5.18% and Monthly Volatility of 4.53%.