OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp raised its position in Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE:ALJ) by 7.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 928,746 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after buying an additional 61,561 shares during the period. OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp’s holdings in Alon USA Energy were worth $12,371,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of ALJ. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its stake in shares of Alon USA Energy by 9,350.4% in the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 75,698 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $1,008,000 after buying an additional 74,897 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its stake in shares of Alon USA Energy by 1.1% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 955,018 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $12,720,000 after buying an additional 10,044 shares in the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers increased its stake in shares of Alon USA Energy by 2.9% in the second quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 40,037 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $533,000 after buying an additional 1,147 shares in the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Alon USA Energy by 6.3% in the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 483,334 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $6,439,000 after buying an additional 28,535 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Spark Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Alon USA Energy during the second quarter valued at $1,406,000. Institutional investors own 49.46% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE:ALJ) traded down 0.60% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $13.32. 1,256,889 shares of the company traded hands. Alon USA Energy, Inc. has a 52-week low of $5.86 and a 52-week high of $13.97. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $12.92 and its 200 day moving average is $12.12.

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Separately, TheStreet upgraded shares of Alon USA Energy from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Monday, May 8th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $11.50.

About Alon USA Energy

Alon USA Energy, Inc is an independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products, operating primarily in the South Central, Southwestern and Western regions of the United States. The Company’s segments include refining and marketing, asphalt and retail. Its refineries produce petroleum products, including various grades of gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, petrochemicals, petrochemical feedstocks, asphalt, and other petroleum-based products.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Alon USA Energy (NYSE:ALJ)

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