Alleghany Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:Y)

About Alleghany Corp.

Alleghany Corp. 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: $517.29
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $524.99
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $527.85
  • 52-Week Range: $446.50 - $553.48
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.75
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.15
  • P/E Growth: 2.22
  • Market Cap: $7.99B
  • Outstanding Shares: 15,439,000
  • Beta: 0.88
  • Net Margins: 8.64%
  • Return on Equity: 6.07%
  • Return on Assets: 2.01%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.17%
  • Current Ratio: 0.25%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.25%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Alleghany Corp. (NYSE:Y) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $43.00 (91.69% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Alleghany Corp. (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 10/21/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Alleghany Corp. (NYSE:Y)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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 Corp. (NYSE:Y)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $24.24 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $28.5 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$8.28$8.28$8.28
Q1 20171$7.35$7.35$7.35
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 Corp. (NYSE:Y)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Alleghany Corp. (NYSE:Y)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 81.92%
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)


Latest Headlines for Alleghany Corp. (NYSE:Y)
DateHeadline logoAlleghany Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : Y-US : October 17, 2016 (NYSE:Y) - October 17 at 8:02 PM
News IconUpdate on Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) for the day (NYSE:Y) - October 14 at 7:59 PM
News IconDiamond Technology Innovations Announces New Ownership by Alleghany Capital Corporation through Bourn & Koch (NYSE:Y) - October 12 at 11:31 AM
News IconLatest Analyst Ratings For Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) (NYSE:Y) - October 9 at 7:27 PM
News IconIllinois company acquires Olympia manufacturer (NYSE:Y) - October 7 at 7:52 PM
News IconAlleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) Updated Broker Price Targets (NYSE:Y) - October 7 at 7:52 PM logoIJJ, UGI, Y, RE: Large Outflows Detected at ETF (NYSE:Y) - October 5 at 5:19 AM logoAlleghany Corporation To Announce 2016 Third Quarter Results On November 1, 2016 (NYSE:Y) - October 4 at 7:42 PM logoTransRe Appoints Senior Executive Zheqiang Xie to Head North Asia Operations (NYSE:Y) - October 2 at 7:01 PM
News IconBroker Roundup For Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) (NYSE:Y) - September 30 at 5:51 AM logoAnalysts See 57 Billion-Cubic Feet Rise in U.S. Natural-Gas Inventories (NYSE:Y) - September 28 at 7:57 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Alleghany Corp. : September 20, 2016 (NYSE:Y) - September 21 at 12:02 PM logoAlleghany Doesn't Yet Deserve The 'Mini-Berkshire' Moniker (NYSE:Y) - September 14 at 8:26 PM logoForm 4 ALLEGHANY CORP /DE For: Sep 03 Filed by: Brandon Joseph Patrick (NYSE:Y) - September 8 at 12:09 PM logoAlleghany Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : Y-US : September 8, 2016 (NYSE:Y) - September 8 at 12:09 PM logoIJJ, Y, UGI, RE: Large Outflows Detected at ETF (NYSE:Y) - August 30 at 11:39 AM
News IconValeant accused of racketeering in class-action lawsuit from N.Y. health funds (NYSE:Y) - August 29 at 8:18 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Alleghany Corp. : August 29, 2016 (NYSE:Y) - August 29 at 8:18 PM logoAlleghany & Units See Rating Action from A.M. Best (NYSE:Y) - August 22 at 8:20 PM logoA.M. Best Upgrades Ratings of Transatlantic Reinsurance Company and Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) - August 19 at 8:10 PM
News IconT. Rowe Price and Alleghany Corp sue Valeant over alleged fraud; says it costs shareholders billions (NYSE:Y) - August 19 at 11:23 AM logoT. Rowe, Alleghany Go After Valeant For Stock Drop (NYSE:Y) - August 18 at 8:35 PM logoT. Rowe Price accuses Valeant of 'fraudulent scheme' (NYSE:Y) - August 18 at 8:35 PM logoRSI Alert: Alleghany (Y) Now Oversold (NYSE:Y) - August 16 at 8:28 PM logoAlleghany Is About To Hit Its Stride (NYSE:Y) - August 11 at 11:53 AM logoALLEGHANY CORP /DE Financials (NYSE:Y) - August 9 at 8:44 PM logoAlleghany Corp. :Y-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 8, 2016 (NYSE:Y) - August 8 at 8:37 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Alleghany Corp. : August 5, 2016 (NYSE:Y) - August 5 at 8:36 PM
News IconAlleghany reserve releases soften cat blow (NYSE:Y) - August 4 at 11:41 AM
News IconPillar Capital investment income ramps up in Q2 2016 for Alleghany (NYSE:Y) - August 4 at 11:41 AM logoAlleghany Corporation: Alleghany Corporation Reports 2016 Second Quarter Results — Notice (NYSE:Y) - August 4 at 11:41 AM logoAlleghany Corporation Reports 2016 Second Quarter Results -- Notice (NYSE:Y) - August 4 at 11:41 AM logoAlleghany Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : Y-US : August 4, 2016 (NYSE:Y) - August 4 at 11:41 AM logoAlleghany posts 2Q profit (NYSE:Y) - August 2 at 8:48 PM
News IconLow-Interest Loans Available to Virginia Flood Victims (NYSE:Y) - August 2 at 5:46 AM logoIn Pennsylvania, Nafta’s a Campaign Issue. But It’s Not What Did the Damage. (NYSE:Y) - August 2 at 5:46 AM logoWe Look Forward To The Kinsale Capital IPO (NYSE:Y) - July 27 at 11:37 AM logoAlleghany : Decreased Stake in Disney Walt Co by $11.88 Million as Shares Declined (NYSE:Y) - July 14 at 8:38 PM
News IconReinsurance deal adds competition to broker market (NYSE:Y) - July 8 at 11:12 AM logoAlleghany (Y) Unit Acquires First Act (NYSE:Y) - July 8 at 11:12 AM
News IconNunley, Patricia Ann Lacey (NYSE:Y) - July 7 at 11:04 AM
News IconBuffett’s Gen Re turns to rival for underwriting (NYSE:Y) - July 6 at 8:54 PM logoShares now down at $539.17 Alleghany Corporation To Announce 2016… (NYSE:Y) - July 6 at 8:54 PM logoBRIEF-Alleghany Capital Corp acquires musical products business from First Act Inc (NYSE:Y) - July 6 at 5:05 PM logoAlleghany Capital Corporation Announces Acquisition By Jazwares (NYSE:Y) - July 6 at 4:51 PM logo4:31 pm Alleghany Corporation acquires the musical products business of First Act Inc; terms not disclosed (NYSE:Y) - July 6 at 4:31 PM logoBuffett’s Gen Re Turns to Rival for Broker Relationships (1) (NYSE:Y) - July 5 at 7:57 PM
News IconTransRe agrees to be ‘exclusive underwriting manager’ for Gen Re brokered treaty reinsurance in Canada & U.S. (NYSE:Y) - July 5 at 7:57 PM logoBuffett’s Gen Re Turns to Rival for Broker Relationships (NYSE:Y) - July 5 at 2:27 PM logoALLEGHANY CORP /DE Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:Y) - July 5 at 12:35 PM


Alleghany Corp. (NYSE:Y) Chart for Friday, October, 21, 2016

Last Updated on 10/21/2016 by Staff