Alleghany Company Profile (NYSE:Y)

About Alleghany (NYSE:Y)

Alleghany logoAlleghany Corporation is an insurance holding company. The Company, through its subsidiary Alleghany Insurance Holdings LLC (AIHL) and its subsidiaries, is engaged in the property and casualty insurance business. AIHL's insurance operations are conducted by its subsidiaries RSUI Group, Inc. (RSUI), CapSpecialty, Inc. (CapSpecialty) and Pacific Compensation Corporation (PacificComp). Its segments include reinsurance and insurance. Its reinsurance segment consists of property and casualty reinsurance operations conducted by Transatlantic Holdings, Inc. reinsurance operating subsidiaries. Its insurance segment consists of property and casualty insurance operations conducted by AIHL through its insurance operating subsidiaries RSUI, CapSpecialty and PacificComp. AIHL Re LLC, which is a captive reinsurance company, provides reinsurance to its insurance operating subsidiaries and affiliates.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Reinsurance
  • Symbol: NYSE:Y
  • CUSIP: 01717510
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $8.85 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 15,418,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $599.68
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $603.22
  • 52 Week Range: $510.17 - $667.19
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.52
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.52
  • P/E Growth: 2.14
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $6.18 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.43
  • Book Value: $530.86 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.08
  • EBIDTA: $886.89 million
  • 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%
  • Average Volume: 47,425 shs.
  • Beta: 0.91
  • Short Ratio: 1.77

Frequently Asked Questions for Alleghany (NYSE:Y)

What is Alleghany's stock symbol?

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

How were Alleghany's earnings last quarter?

Alleghany Co. (NYSE:Y) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 22nd. The company reported $7.02 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $5.75 by $1.27. The firm earned $1.20 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.28 billion. Alleghany had a net margin of 9.02% and a return on equity of 6.39%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $8.84 EPS. View Alleghany's Earnings History.

When will Alleghany make its next earnings announcement?

Alleghany is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July, 31st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Alleghany.

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

1 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Alleghany's stock. Their predictions range from $43.00 to $43.00. On average, they anticipate Alleghany's stock price to reach $43.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Alleghany.

Who are some of Alleghany's key competitors?

Who owns Alleghany stock?

Alleghany's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.24%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.00%), Boston Partners (4.32%), First Eagle Investment Management LLC (4.23%), State Street Corp (3.92%) and Wellington Management Group LLP (3.05%). Company insiders that own Alleghany stock include Jefferson Kirby, Phillip M Martineau and William K Lavin. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Alleghany.

Who sold Alleghany stock? Who is selling Alleghany stock?

Alleghany's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marathon Asset Management LLP, Pax World Management LLC, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., Boston Partners, Royce & Associates LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Prudential Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Alleghany stock in the last year include Jefferson Kirby, Phillip M Martineau and William K Lavin. View Insider Buying and Selling for Alleghany.

Who bought Alleghany stock? Who is buying Alleghany stock?

Alleghany's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Morgan Stanley, Janus Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC and AQR Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Alleghany.

How do I buy Alleghany stock?

Shares of Alleghany 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 stock cost?

One share of Alleghany stock can currently be purchased for approximately $574.02.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Alleghany (NYSE:Y) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $43.00 (92.51% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Alleghany (NYSE:Y)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/16/2016Citigroup IncUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$43.00N/AView Rating Details
1/28/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
6/15/2015Janney Montgomery ScottUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Alleghany (NYSE:Y)
Earnings by Quarter for Alleghany (NYSE:Y)
Earnings History by Quarter for Alleghany (NYSE:Y)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/22/2017Q416$5.75$7.02$1.28 billion$1.20 billionViewN/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 billion$1.32 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 billion$1.28 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 (NYSE:Y)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $31.70
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $31.01
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$8.29$8.29$8.29
Q2 20171$8.24$8.24$8.24
Q3 20171$7.05$7.05$7.05
Q4 20171$8.12$8.12$8.12
Q1 20181$7.87$7.87$7.87
Q2 20181$7.97$7.97$7.97
Q3 20181$7.19$7.19$7.19
Q4 20181$7.98$7.98$7.98
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Alleghany (NYSE:Y)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Alleghany (NYSE:Y)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 81.42%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Alleghany (NYSE:Y)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Alleghany (NYSE:Y)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Alleghany (NYSE:Y)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/9/2017William K LavinDirectorSell321$582.50$186,982.50View SEC Filing  
3/9/2017Jefferson KirbyDirectorSell4,070$642.30$2,614,161.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2017Phillip M MartineauDirectorSell510$647.10$330,021.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2017William K LavinDirectorSell541$647.59$350,346.19View SEC Filing  
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)


Headline Trends for Alleghany (NYSE:Y)
Latest Headlines for Alleghany (NYSE:Y)
DateHeadline logoAllegheny County communities get nearly $1M in state funding - May 19 at 1:55 PM logoThree Allegheny County chiefs team up on plan allowing municipalities to dissolve - May 11 at 8:23 PM logoAllegheny County names 9 members of lead task force - May 11 at 3:22 PM logoAlleghany Co. (Y) Director Sells $186,982.50 in Stock - May 9 at 8:02 PM logoAnalysts Anticipate Alleghany Co. (Y) to Announce $8.24 EPS - May 8 at 12:22 PM logoAlleghany (Y) Q1 Earnings Miss, Revenues Beat Estimates - May 6 at 2:13 AM logoAlleghany Corporation Reports 2017 First Quarter Results -- Notice - May 5 at 5:28 AM logoAlleghany posts 1Q profit - May 5 at 5:28 AM logoAlleghany misses by $0.55, beats on revenue - May 4 at 4:50 PM logoAlleghany (Y) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, AlphaOne Reports - May 4 at 8:22 AM logoAlleghany Co. (Y) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday - May 2 at 7:34 AM logoFavorable Press Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Alleghany (Y) Share Price - May 1 at 1:17 PM logoAlleghany Capital Corporation Announces Investment In W&W|AFCO Steel - May 1 at 9:31 AM logoETFs with exposure to Alleghany Corp. : April 27, 2017 - April 28 at 2:46 AM logoCritical News Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Alleghany (Y) Share Price - April 27 at 8:32 AM logoAlleghany (Y) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.24 - April 23 at 11:49 AM logoZacks: Alleghany Co. (Y) Given Average Recommendation of "Strong Buy" by Brokerages - April 21 at 9:35 PM logoSomewhat Critical Media Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact Alleghany (Y) Stock Price - April 20 at 9:18 AM logoAlleghany (Y) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.15 - April 16 at 8:48 AM logoPennsylvania Cash 5 Jackpot of $450,000 Split in Allegheny, Butler Counties - April 13 at 3:17 PM logoAlleghany (Y) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Finds - April 13 at 9:25 AM logoNew round of Genesee County STAMP site bids released - April 13 at 8:45 AM logoYablonsky leaving Allegheny Conference by end of the year - April 10 at 8:16 PM logoETFs with exposure to Alleghany Corp. : April 5, 2017 - April 7 at 1:39 PM logoAlleghany Corporation To Announce 2017 First Quarter Results On May 4, 2017 - April 7 at 1:39 PM logoAnalysts Anticipate Alleghany Co. (Y) to Post $8.29 EPS - April 4 at 10:27 PM logoCash 5 Jackpot of $125,000 Won in Allegheny County - March 28 at 8:05 AM logoProsecutors fight Cosby bid to grill up to 2,000 potential jurors for trial - March 28 at 8:05 AM logoPA Lottery Powerball Ticket Worth $100,000 Sold in Allegheny County - March 24 at 2:45 AM logoRiot outside Pittsburgh jail: Windows shattered, officer injured - March 21 at 3:32 PM logoMom Found Guilty, Mentally Ill in Kid Drownings - March 17 at 5:05 AM logoMagee-Womens Research Institute, Pitt and Rand undertake infant mortality study - March 14 at 8:14 AM logoAlleghany Co. (Y) Director Jefferson Kirby Sells 4,070 Shares - March 9 at 6:30 PM logoFitzgerald, Peduto to announce plans for Bus Rapid Transit from Oakland to downtown - March 9 at 6:17 AM logoALLEGHANY CORP /DE Financials - February 28 at 8:42 PM logoALLEGHANY CORP /DE Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibi - February 24 at 8:16 AM logo4:36 pm Alleghany Corporation beats by $1.51, misses on revs - February 24 at 8:16 AM logoBRIEF-Alleghany Q4 operating earnings per share $7.02 - February 23 at 4:04 AM logoAlleghany Corporation Reports 2016 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results -- Notice - February 23 at 4:04 AM logoBuffett Takes His Own Advice in Walking Away From Unilever Bid - February 21 at 8:02 AM logoInsurance Stock Q4 Earnings Slated for Feb 22: PRA, Y & More - February 21 at 8:02 AM


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