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Three Stable Small Cap Stocks – SUPERVALU INC (NYSE:SVU), Alon USA Energy Inc (NYSE:ALJ), California Resources Corp (NYSE:CRC)

Wall Street on Tuesday, stocks dropped, with the S&P 500 touching a fresh seven-week high but ending solidly down. S&P 500 e-mini futures were down slightly in Asian trading, off session lows touched in the wake of the China price figures.

Earnings results have been trickling in but will pick up steam in the coming days. Several big banks will report this week, as well as Netflix, UnitedHealth Group and Honeywell International.

After the bell Tuesday, J.P. Morgan Chase said its third-quarter profit rose as its revenue fell. Shares fell 65 cents, or 1.1%, to $60.90 in after-hours trading.

The dollar advanced against the currencies of emerging-market and commodity-exporting countries, as global growth fears helped squelch, for the moment, the recent rally in riskier assets.

Investors scooped up ultrasafe U.S. government bonds as downbeat data out of China and Germany renewed concerns over the global economic outlook.

In late-afternoon trading, the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was 2.056%, compared with 2.099% Friday.

Yields fall as bond prices rise. The bond market was shut Monday for the Columbus Day holiday.

China’s imports plunged by 20% in September and exports also declined, highlighting the slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy. An indicator of sentiment toward the growth outlook in Germany, the biggest economy in the eurozone, also dropped.

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SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE:SVU) stock edged lower by -3.99% to close Tuesday’s session at USD 7.77. The company’s shares hovered between USD 12.00 and USD 6.75 (marking a new 52-week high/low) during the session. The stock traded with the volume of 4.43 million shares, which was above its 3 month average volume of 3.82 million shares and above its 1 month average volume of 3.38 million shares. Over the last 5 days, SUPERVALU INC’s shares have rose by 1.77% and in the past one month it has moved down -7.21%. Furthermore, over the last three months, the stock has lost -5.93% and in the past six months, the shares have fell -34.96%. SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE:SVU) together with its subsidiaries, operates as a grocery wholesaler and retailer in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Independent Business, Save-A-Lot, and Retail Food. The Independent Business segment offers wholesale distribution of various food and non-food products to independent retail customers, such as single and multiple grocery store independent operators, regional chains, and the military. As of February 28, 2015, this segment operated about 1,825 stores with a network spanning 41 states.

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The stock of Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE:ALJ) lost -4.00% to close Tuesday’s session at USD 17.02. The shares of the company fluctuated in the range of USD 23.29 and USD 10.28 (marking a new 52-week high/low) during the session. A trading volume of 1.45 million shares was recorded, which was greater than its 1 month daily average volume of 1.20 million shares and above its 3 month average volume of 1.18 million shares. Over the three months, Alon USA Energy, Inc’s shares have declined by -14.41% and in the past one year, it has gained 24.43%. Additionally, the stock’s year to date performance has improved 32.04%. Further, the company is trading at a price to earnings ratio of 10.67 and the stock is at a price to book ratio of 1.68. The company has 70.79 million shares outstanding with 59% insider ownership. Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE:ALJ) publicized that it will release its third quarter 2015 financial results on Monday, November 2, 2015 after the market closes. In conjunction with the release, Alon has planned a conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (10:00 a.m. Central Time).

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California Resources Corp (NYSE:CRC)‘s stock decreased by -4.26% to close Tuesday’s session at USD 4.23. The company’s shares oscillated in the range of USD 4.02 and USD 4.34. A total of 5.00 million shares exchanged hands, which followed its 1 month daily average volume of 6.54 million shares and was below its 3 month average volume of 6.64 million shares. Over the last five days California Resources Corp’s shares have surged by 1.25% and in the past six months it has moved down -54.96%. Furthermore, the stock is trading -58.77% below its 52 week high and 79.20% above its 52 week low. The stock has weekly volatility of 13.77% and monthly volatility of 13.39% with ATR of 0.43. California Resources Corp (NYSE:CRC) is an online marketplace for finding and managing family care, in addition to a subscription-based social e-commerce service selling curated products designed for families. The Company’s platform provides families with a range of solutions.

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