NYSE:Y - Alleghany Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $641.46 +4.05 (+0.64 %) (As of 08/21/2018 03:57 AM ET)Previous Close$637.41Today's Range$638.33 - $642.0052-Week Range$521.07 - $646.55Volume25,600 shsAverage Volume68,098 shsMarket Capitalization$9.36 billionP/E Ratio313.32Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.92 Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Alleghany Corporation provides property and casualty reinsurance and insurance products in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Reinsurance and Insurance. The Reinsurance segment offers property reinsurance products, including fire, allied lines, auto physical damage, and homeowners multiple peril reinsurance products; and casualty and other reinsurance products, such as liability, medical malpractice, ocean marine and aviation, auto liability, accident and health, surety, and credit reinsurance products. This segment distributes its products and services through brokers, as well as directly to insurance and reinsurance companies. The Insurance segment underwrites specialty insurance coverages in the property, as well as umbrella/excess, general, management, and professional liability lines; and surety products comprising commercial and contract surety bonds, as well as workers' compensation insurance products. This segment distributes its products through independent wholesale insurance brokers, and retail and general insurance agents. The company also explores for and produces oil and gas; manufactures custom trailers and truck bodies for the moving and storage industry, and other markets; provides technical engineering services for pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries; and owns and manages improved and unimproved commercial land, and residential lots. In addition, it operates as a toy, and entertainment and musical instrument company; manufacturer/remanufacturer of specialty machine tools, as well as supplier of replacement parts, accessories, and services for various cutting technologies; structural steel fabricator and erector; and provider of products and services for the funeral and cemetery industries, and precast concrete markets. As of December 31, 2017, the company owned approximately 226 acres of property. Alleghany Corporation was founded in 1929 and is based in New York, New York. Receive Y News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for Y and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance Sub-IndustryReinsurance SectorFinance SymbolNYSE:Y CUSIP01717510 Webwww.alleghany.com Phone212-752-1356 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.19 Current Ratio0.26 Quick Ratio0.26 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio313.32 Forward P/E Ratio16.88 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$6.42 billion Price / Sales1.49 Cash Flow$11.0711 per share Price / Cash57.94 Book Value$553.22 per share Price / Book1.16 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.04 Net Income$90.13 million Net Margins4.48% Return on Equity3.51% Return on Assets1.16% Miscellaneous Employees4,402 Outstanding Shares14,940,000Market Cap$9.36 billion Alleghany (NYSE:Y) Frequently Asked Questions What is Alleghany's stock symbol? Alleghany trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "Y." How often does Alleghany pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Alleghany? Alleghany announced a special dividend on Friday, February 23rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 5th will be paid a dividend of $10.00 per share on Thursday, March 15th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 2nd. View Alleghany's Dividend History. How were Alleghany's earnings last quarter? Alleghany Co. (NYSE:Y) posted its earnings results on Thursday, August, 2nd. The insurance provider reported $9.78 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $8.41 by $1.37. The insurance provider had revenue of $1.90 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.48 billion. Alleghany had a return on equity of 3.51% and a net margin of 4.48%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 22.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $6.37 EPS. View Alleghany's Earnings History. When is Alleghany's next earnings date? Alleghany is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Alleghany. What price target have analysts set for Y? 1 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Alleghany's stock. Their predictions range from $650.00 to $650.00. On average, they expect Alleghany's stock price to reach $650.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Alleghany. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Alleghany? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alleghany in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Alleghany. Who are some of Alleghany's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Alleghany include Progressive (PGR), Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. Sponsored ADR common stock (TKOMY), Travelers Companies (TRV), Allstate (ALL), Hartford Financial Services Group (HIG), Ms&Ad Insurance Group (MSADY), Markel (MKL), Loews (L), Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd Subordinate Voting Shares (FRFHF), XL Group (XL), Arch Capital Group (ACGL), Cna Financial (CNA), Cincinnati Financial (CINF), American Financial Group (AFG) and W. R. Berkley (WRB). Who are Alleghany's key executives? Alleghany's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Weston M. Hicks, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)Mr. John Langton Sennott Jr., CPA, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 52)Mr. Christopher Kent Dalrymple Esq., Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50)Mr. Joseph Patrick Brandon, Exec. VP (Age 59)Mr. Roger Bryce Gorham, Consultant (Age 55) Has Alleghany been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about Y stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Alleghany earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the insurance provider an impact score of 47.21 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Alleghany. Who are Alleghany's major shareholders? Alleghany's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.03%), Boston Partners (5.33%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.37%), Findlay Park Partners LLP (3.04%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.68%) and Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (1.43%). Company insiders that own Alleghany stock include Jefferson Kirby, Phillip M Martineau and William K Lavin. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Alleghany. Which institutional investors are selling Alleghany stock? Y stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Legal & General Group Plc, Tower Research Capital LLC TRC , Employees Retirement System of Texas and FDx Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Alleghany. Which institutional investors are buying Alleghany stock? Y stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Findlay Park Partners LLP, BlackRock Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Boston Partners, Citadel Advisors LLC, Sei Investments Co., Teacher Retirement System of Texas and Victory Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Alleghany. How do I buy shares of Alleghany? Shares of Y can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Alleghany's stock price today? One share of Y stock can currently be purchased for approximately $641.46. How big of a company is Alleghany? Alleghany has a market capitalization of $9.36 billion and generates $6.42 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $90.13 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.04 on an earnings per share basis. Alleghany employs 4,402 workers across the globe. How can I contact Alleghany? Alleghany's mailing address is 1411 BROADWAY 34TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10018. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at 212-752-1356. MarketBeat Community Rating for Alleghany (NYSE Y)Community Ranking: 2.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 209 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 170 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 379MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Alleghany and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe Y will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe Y will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a closed-end mutual fund (CEF)?