Alleghany Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:Y)

About Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y)

Alleghany Corporation 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: $8.71 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 15,419,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $555.08
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $585.49
  • 52 Week Range: $510.52 - $667.19
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.29
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.52
  • P/E Growth: -8.37
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $6.16 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.41
  • Book Value: $547.06 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.03
  • EBITDA: $888.24 million
  • Net Margins: 7.74%
  • Return on Equity: 5.70%
  • Return on Assets: 1.93%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.18%
  • Current Ratio: 0.26%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.26%
  • Average Volume: 58,378 shs.
  • Beta: 0.94
  • Short Ratio: 2.15

Frequently Asked Questions for Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y)

What is Alleghany Corporation's stock symbol?

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

How were Alleghany Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company reported $6.37 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $8.10 by $1.73. The firm earned $1.55 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.39 billion. Alleghany Corporation had a net margin of 7.74% and a return on equity of 5.70%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $4.99 EPS. View Alleghany Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Alleghany Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Alleghany Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Alleghany Corporation.

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

2 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Alleghany Corporation's shares. Their predictions range from $625.00 to $625.00. On average, they expect Alleghany Corporation's stock price to reach $625.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Alleghany Corporation.

What are analysts saying about Alleghany Corporation stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Alleghany Corporation stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Shares of the Alleghany have underperformed the industry year to date. Escalating expenses weighing on margin expansion concern. Also, exposure to catastrophe environment induces underwriting volatility. Investment results too remain depressed owing to the still low interest rate. Estimates were revised down ahead of the earnings. Also Zacks Rank #4 when combined with Earnings ESP of 0.00% makes prediction difficult for a likely beat on when it reports second quarter results on Aug 3. Nonetheless, Alleghany’s strong performance across insurance and reinsurance operations will continue to fuel premium revenues. It strives to grow via acquisitions and organic initiatives as these not only diversify and strengthen its portfolio but also expand its international footprint. A solid balance sheet with healthy capital position supports shareholder-friendly moves and growth initiatives." (7/27/2017)
  • 2. Credit Suisse Group analysts commented, "We see figures as positive for the sector, Vivo, & TIM and negative for Claro & Oi." (7/11/2017)

Who are some of Alleghany Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Alleghany Corporation's key executives?

Alleghany Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Jefferson W. Kirby, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Weston M. Hicks, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • John Langton Sennott Jr., Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Joseph P. Brandon, Executive Vice President
  • Christopher Kent Dalrymple, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Roger B. Gorham, Senior Vice President, Head - Fixed Income, Treasurer
  • Karen B. Brenner, Independent Director
  • Ian Hugh Chippendale, Independent Director
  • John G. Foos, Independent Director
  • William Kane Lavin, Independent Director

Who owns Alleghany Corporation stock?

Alleghany Corporation's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Hermes Investment Management Ltd. (0.38%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.32%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.31%), PGGM Investments (0.26%) and Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (0.14%). Company insiders that own Alleghany Corporation stock include Jefferson Kirby, Phillip M Martineau and William K Lavin. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Alleghany Corporation.

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 Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Hermes Investment Management Ltd. and Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Alleghany Corporation stock in the last year include Jefferson Kirby, Phillip M Martineau and William K Lavin. View Insider Buying and Selling for Alleghany Corporation.

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 PGGM Investments and Assenagon Asset Management S.A.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Alleghany Corporation.

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.

What is Alleghany Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Alleghany Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $564.65.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Alleghany Corporation (NYSE Y)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  77 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  89 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  166
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Alleghany Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $625.00 (10.69% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y)
Price Target History for Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y)
Analysts' Ratings History for Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/11/2017JMP SecuritiesUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$625.00HighView Rating Details
7/11/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
6/16/2016Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$43.00N/AView Rating Details
1/28/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y)
Earnings by Quarter for Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y)
Earnings History by Quarter for Alleghany Corporation (NYSE Y)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/2/2017$6.64N/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2017Q2 2017$8.10$6.37$1.39 billion$1.55 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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 Corporation (NYSE:Y)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($4.63)
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $29.74
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$8.29$8.29$8.29
Q2 20171$8.10$8.10$8.10
Q3 20171($28.83)($28.83)($28.83)
Q4 20171$7.81$7.81$7.81
Q1 20181$7.43$7.43$7.43
Q2 20181$7.76$7.76$7.76
Q3 20181$7.11$7.11$7.11
Q4 20181$7.44$7.44$7.44
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


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

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.04%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 81.76%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Alleghany Corporation (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 Corporation (NYSE:Y)
Latest Headlines for Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y)
DateHeadline logoWhat's in Store for Allegheny (ATI) This Earnings Season? - October 20 at 10:43 AM logoAnalyzing Cincinnati Financial Corporation (CINF) & Alleghany Corporation (Y) - October 20 at 6:28 AM logoZacks: Alleghany Corporation (Y) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Strong Buy" by Brokerages - October 16 at 8:50 PM logoNew Strong Sell Stocks for October 16th - October 16 at 8:17 AM logoJury clears Federal Signal of liability in siren hearing loss suit - October 14 at 9:37 AM logoFormer steel mill site Almono renamed Hazelwood Green - October 14 at 9:37 AM logoAllegheny Technologies (ATI) Issues Updates on Q3 Results - October 13 at 10:27 AM logoAlleghany Corporation To Announce 2017 Third Quarter Results On November 2, 2017 - October 11 at 9:50 AM logoETFs with exposure to Alleghany Corp. : October 9, 2017 - October 10 at 8:35 AM logoETFs with exposure to Alleghany Corp. : October 9, 2017 - October 10 at 8:35 AM logoWhy Alleghany Corporation (Y) May Not Be As Efficient As Its Industry - October 6 at 3:31 PM logoWhy Alleghany Corporation (Y) May Not Be As Efficient As Its Industry - October 5 at 2:06 PM logoAlleghany (Y) & Units' Credit Ratings Retained by A.M. Best - October 3 at 3:54 PM logoNew forum aims for more diversity on Pittsburgh's corporate boards - September 29 at 10:13 PM logoA.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Transatlantic Reinsurance Company and Alleghany Corporation - September 29 at 5:00 PM logoQ3 2017 Earnings Estimate for Alleghany Corporation Issued By Langen Mcalenn (Y) - September 29 at 5:40 AM logoLangen Mcalenn Weighs in on Alleghany Corporation's FY2018 Earnings (Y) - September 28 at 1:20 PM logoNew Strong Sell Stocks for September 28th - September 28 at 12:24 PM logoAlleghany (Y) to Sell PacificComp to Copper Point Mutual - September 15 at 11:50 AM logoCopperPoint Mutual to Acquire Pacific Compensation Insurance Company from Alleghany (Y) for $150M - September 13 at 9:37 PM logoBRIEF-Alleghany Corp ‍announces sale of Pacific Compensation Insurance Co - September 13 at 9:37 PM logoReviewing Alleghany Corporation (Y) & Its Rivals - September 13 at 8:10 PM logoAlleghany Corporation Announces Sale Of Pacific Compensation Insurance Company - September 13 at 4:32 PM logoIs It Time To Buy Alleghany Corporation (Y) Based Off Its PE Ratio? - September 12 at 12:31 PM logoAlleghany Corporation (Y) Upgraded to Outperform at JMP Securities - September 11 at 8:10 AM logoETFs with exposure to Alleghany Corp. : September 9, 2017 - September 9 at 10:16 AM logoETFs with exposure to Alleghany Corp. : September 9, 2017 - September 9 at 10:16 AM logo Alleghany Corporation (Y) Given Consensus Rating of "Strong Buy" by Brokerages - September 8 at 10:44 PM logoForm 4 ALLEGHANY CORP /DE For: Sep 03 Filed by: Brandon Joseph Patrick - September 8 at 10:45 AM logoAlleghany Corp. :Y-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 7, 2017 - September 7 at 11:38 AM logoAlleghany (Y) Down 8.8% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? - September 5 at 3:31 PM logoAlleghany Corporation (Y) versus Horace Mann Educators Corporation (HMN) Critical Contrast - September 4 at 4:28 AM logoAlleghany Corporation (Y) versus EMC Insurance Group (EMCI) Head-To-Head Analysis - September 1 at 4:28 PM logoAlleghany Corporation (Y) and Conifer Holdings (CNFR) Head to Head Analysis - September 1 at 12:28 AM logoReviewing American Financial Group (AFG) and Alleghany Corporation (Y) - August 28 at 6:18 PM logoBrokerages Expect Alleghany Corporation (Y) to Announce $7.27 Earnings Per Share - August 16 at 4:30 AM logoAlleghany Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : Y-US : August 9, 2017 - August 9 at 9:26 AM logoAlleghany Corporation Expected to Earn FY2017 Earnings of $28.75 Per Share (Y) - August 9 at 8:40 AM logoNew Strong Sell Stocks for August 8th - August 8 at 8:31 AM logoAlleghany Corporation (Y) to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $7.27 Per Share, Langen Mcalenn Forecasts - August 8 at 7:08 AM logoAlleghany Corporation Reports 2017 Second Quarter Results -- Notice - August 4 at 10:16 AM logoAlleghany posts 2Q profit - August 4 at 10:16 AM logoAlleghany Corporation (Y) Announces Earnings Results - August 3 at 10:52 PM logo Alleghany Corporation (Y) Receives Consensus Rating of "Strong Buy" from Analysts - July 28 at 8:44 PM logoLangen Mcalenn Equities Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) - July 27 at 8:16 AM logoAlleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Thursday - July 27 at 7:12 AM logoETFs with exposure to Alleghany Corp. : July 25, 2017 - July 26 at 10:37 AM logoTransRe Appoints Global Head Of Business Development - July 17 at 1:14 PM logoETFs with exposure to Alleghany Corp. : July 14, 2017 - July 15 at 9:52 AM logoAlleghany Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:Y) : July 11, 2017 - July 12 at 9:41 AM



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