Alleghany Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:Y)

About Alleghany Corporation

Alleghany Corporation logoAlleghany Corporation is an insurance holding company. The Company owns and manages operating subsidiaries and investments, which are involved in the property and casualty reinsurance and insurance. The Company operates through two segments: reinsurance and insurance. The Company's reinsurance segment consists of property and casualty reinsurance operations conducted by the Company's subsidiary, Transatlantic Holdings, Inc. (TransRe), and its reinsurance operating subsidiaries. The Company's insurance segment consists of property and casualty insurance operations conducted by Alleghany Insurance Holdings LLC (AIHL) through its insurance operating subsidiaries, RSUI Group, Inc. (RSUI), CapSpecialty, Inc. (CapSpecialty) and Pacific Compensation Corporation (PacificComp). The Company owns and manages properties in the Sacramento, California region through its subsidiary, Alleghany Properties Holdings LLC (Alleghany Properties).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Reinsurance
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: Y
  • CUSIP: 01717510
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $640.35
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $613.43
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $562.34
  • 52-Week Range: $453.77 - $640.79
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.33
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.66
  • P/E Growth: 2.71
  • Market Cap: $9.87B
  • Outstanding Shares: 15,419,000
  • Beta: 0.91
  • Net Margins: 9.02%
  • Return on Equity: 6.39%
  • Return on Assets: 2.14%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.17%
  • Current Ratio: 0.26%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.26%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $43.00 (93.28% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
6/16/2016Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$43.00View Rating Details
1/28/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/15/2015Janney Montgomery ScottUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/22/2017Q416$5.75$1.28 billionN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q316$7.74$10.09$218.43 million$1.61 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q216$6.21$2.96$1.16 billion$1.58 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$7.58$9.32$1.15 billion$1.48 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2016Q415$6.63$8.44$1.15 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q3$6.41$6.07$1.14 billion$1.01 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q2$7.53$8.19$1.13 billion$1.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115$7.93$8.19$1.13 billion$1.16 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2015Q414$8.36$8.61$1.07 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2014Q314$7.60$11.40$1.08 billion$1.14 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2014Q214$8.00$9.06$1.07 billion$1.29 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2014Q1$8.16$12.28$1.07 billion$1.29 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2013Q313$6.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2013Q2 2013$5.36$6.78$1.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q312$4.37$7.41$1.18 billion$1.23 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $27.67 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $31.00 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$7.33$7.33$7.33
Q2 20161$5.08$5.08$5.08
Q3 20161$5.66$5.66$5.66
Q4 20161$4.79$4.79$4.79
Q1 20171$7.94$7.94$7.94
Q2 20171$7.51$7.51$7.51
Q3 20171$5.35$5.35$5.35
Q4 20171$7.71$7.71$7.71
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 81.42%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/11/2016William K LavinDirectorSell336$520.51$174,891.36View SEC Filing  
3/3/2016William K LavinDirectorSell552$476.79$263,188.08View SEC Filing  
9/29/2014Jefferson KirbyDirectorSell7,413$419.14$3,107,084.82View SEC Filing  
9/26/2014Jefferson KirbyDirectorSell4,581$422.31$1,934,602.11View SEC Filing  
3/12/2014Rex D AdamsDirectorSell1,148$398.32$457,271.36View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014William K LavinDirectorSell1,148$402.38$461,932.24View SEC Filing  
8/9/2013Roger Bryce GorhamSVPSell1,650$406.73$671,104.50View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013John Langton Sennott JrSVPBuy1,000$393.94$393,940.00View SEC Filing  
4/10/2013Thomas S JohnsonDirectorSell1,171$388.32$454,722.72View SEC Filing  
8/30/2012Joseph Patrick BrandonEVPBuy1,000$334.25$334,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2012Joseph Patrick BrandonEVPBuy1,506$330.98$498,455.88View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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What is Alleghany Corporation's stock symbol?

Alleghany Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "Y."

Where is Alleghany Corporation's stock going? Where will Alleghany Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

1 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Alleghany Corporation's stock. Their predictions range from $43.00 to $43.00. On average, they anticipate Alleghany Corporation's share price to reach $43.00 in the next year.

When will Alleghany Corporation announce their earnings?

Alleghany Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February, 21st 2017.

Who owns Alleghany Corporation stock?

Alleghany Corporation's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Franklin Resources Inc. (4.24%), State Street Corp (3.85%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (2.79%), Kiltearn Partners LLP (1.61%), Royce & Associates LP (1.12%) and Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (1.08%).

Who sold Alleghany Corporation stock? Who is selling Alleghany Corporation stock?

Alleghany Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Osterweis Capital Management Inc., Franklin Resources Inc., GoodHaven Capital Management LLC, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Royce & Associates LP, Janus Capital Management LLC, Mcclain Value Management LLC and Martingale Asset Management L P.

Who bought Alleghany Corporation stock? Who is buying Alleghany Corporation stock?

Alleghany Corporation's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Kiltearn Partners LLP, Investec Asset Management LTD, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., AQR Capital Management LLC, Employees Retirement System of Texas and Raiff Partners Inc..

How do I buy Alleghany Corporation stock?

Shares of Alleghany Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Alleghany Corporation stock cost?

One share of Alleghany Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $640.35.

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Last Updated on 2/21/2017 by Staff