Alon USA Energy, Inc. (ALJ) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: May, 2015 |    No of Pages: 58 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Alon USA Energy, Inc. (ALJ) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Highlights

Alon USA Energy, Inc. (Alon USA), a subsidiary of Alon Israel Oil Company, Ltd., is a refiner and marketer of petroleum products. The products include various grades of gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, petrochemicals, petrochemical feedstocks, asphalt, and other petroleum-based products. It has crude oil refineries in Big Spring, Texas; Krotz Springs, Louisiana; and Paramount, Long Beach, Elk Groove, Bakersfield, and Mojave in California. The company also markets asphalt in the Southwestern and Western US. It also owned and leased convenience store sites primarily in Central and West Texas and New Mexico. It offers food products, food service, tobacco products, nonalcoholic and alcoholic beverages, general merchandise as well as money orders to the public. The company operates primarily in the South Central, Southwestern and Western regions of the US. Alon USA is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the US.

The company focuses on continuously expanding and enhancing its infrastructure in order to serve its customers with more ease and efficiency. In the third quarter of 2014, Alon USA received a permit to construct a new 140,000 bpd rail unloading facility at the Bakersfield refinery.

Alon USA Energy, Inc. Key Recent Developments

May 15, 2015: Southern California Gas Price Difference With U.S. Greatest In 15 Years; 3 Month Bill To Californians Hits $2.4 Billion As CA Oil Refining Profits Soar
May 08, 2015: Alon USA Energy Reports First Quarter 2015 Results
Mar 05, 2015: Alon USA Energy Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014 Results
Feb 06, 2015: Alon USA Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend And Announces Schedule For Fourth Quarter And Year-End 2014 Earnings Release And Conference Call
Oct 02, 2013: Alon USA Announces Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Alon USA Energy, Inc. - Key Facts 6
Alon USA Energy, Inc. - Key Employees 7
Alon USA Energy, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Alon USA Energy, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
Alon USA Energy, Inc. - Key Operational Summary 10
Alon USA Energy, Inc. - History 11
Alon USA Energy, Inc. - Company Statement 13
Alon USA Energy, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 15
Head Office 15
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15
Section 2 – Company Analysis 17
Alon USA Energy, Inc. - Business Description 17
Business Description - Asphalt 17
Asphalt - Overview 17
Asphalt - Production 17
Asphalt - Financials 17
Business Description - Refining and Marketing 17
Refining and Marketing - Overview 17
Refining and Marketing - Production 18
Refining and Marketing - Financials 18
Business Description - Retail 18
Retail - Overview 18
Retail - Production 18
Retail - Financials 18
Alon USA Energy, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 19
SWOT Analysis - Overview 19
Alon USA Energy, Inc. - Strengths 19
Strength - Downstream Business 19
Strength - Leading Asphalt Supplier 19
Strength - Improved Net Working Capital 19
Alon USA Energy, Inc. - Weaknesses 20
Weakness - High Debt 20
Weakness - California Refineries 20
Alon USA Energy, Inc. - Opportunities 21
Opportunity - Market Prospects: North America 21
Opportunity - US Liquid Fuel Consumption 21
Alon USA Energy, Inc. - Threats 22
Threat - Competition 22
Threat - Variation in Crude Slate Quality 22
Threat - Oil and Gas Price Fluctuations 22
Alon USA Energy, Inc. - Key Competitors 23
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25
Performance Chart 27
Financial Performance 27
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29
Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 30
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 34
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 35
May 08, 2015: Alon USA Energy Reports First Quarter 2015 Results 35
Mar 05, 2015: Alon USA Energy Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014 Results 37
Feb 06, 2015: Alon USA Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend And Announces Schedule For Fourth Quarter And Year-End 2014 Earnings Release And Conference Call 40
Oct 30, 2014: Alon USA Energy Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results 41
Sep 10, 2014: Alon USA Receives Approval To Construct Bakersfield Rail And Refinery Project 44
Aug 08, 2014: Alon USA Energy, Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results and Announces Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend 45
May 01, 2014: Alon USA Energy Reports First Quarter 2014 Results 47
Mar 07, 2014: Alon USA Energy, Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results 49
Mar 04, 2014: Alon USA to shut crude unit and FCC at Big Spring oil refinery in May 2014 51
Feb 06, 2014: Alon USA Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend and Announces Schedule for Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call 52
Section 6 – Appendix 53
Methodology 53
Ratio Definitions 53
About GlobalData 57
Contact Us 57
Disclaimer 57

List of Tables

Alon USA Energy, Inc., Key Facts 6
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Key Employees 7
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Major Products and Services 9
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Key Operational Summary, 2011 10
Alon USA Energy, Inc., History 11
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Subsidiaries 15
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Key Competitors 23
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 24
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Annual Ratios 25
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Interim Ratios 28
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 34
Currency Codes 53
Units 53
Capital Market Ratios 53
Equity Ratios 54
Profitability Ratios 54
Cost Ratios 55
Liquidity Ratios 55
Leverage Ratios 56
Efficiency Ratios 56

List of Figures

Alon USA Energy, Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 27
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Ratio Charts 29
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
Alon USA Energy, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33


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