Tristan R. Brown
Alternative energy, long/short equity, commodities, energy

PBF Energy Is Leveraging A Strong Operating Environment To Become More Competitive

Independent refiner PBF Energy's (NYSE:PBF) shares had an excellent 2015, increasing in price by roughly 40% during the year despite the presence of substantial turmoil in the broader markets. In an August article on the company I wrote that, while the company faced a number of headwinds, an improved operating environment meant that even conservative investors could consider it to be an attractive long investment opportunity in the event that its share price fell to $25. The following month its share price fell below $26 before subsequently increasing by 62% as crude prices tested their earlier lows. While the company's share price has since retreated to $35 on negative headlines and market volatility, its operating environment continues to

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