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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Reinsurance
  • Symbol: NYSE:Y
  • CUSIP: 01717510
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $9.48 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 15,418,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $596.66
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $608.55
  • 52 Week Range: $510.52 - $667.19
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.310
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.83
  • P/E Growth: 2.370
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $6.18 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.53
  • Book Value: $530.86 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.16
  • EBIDTA: $886.89 million
  • Net Margins: 7.30%
  • Return on Equity: 5.53%
  • Return on Assets: 1.86%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.18%
  • Current Ratio: 0.34%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.34%
  • Average Volume: 40,638 shs.
  • Beta: 0.92
  • 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 data on Wednesday, February, 22nd. The company reported $7.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $5.75 by $1.27. The company had revenue of $1.20 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.28 billion. Alleghany Corporation had a return on equity of 5.53% and a net margin of 7.30%. The business's revenue was down 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $8.84 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, August, 3rd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Alleghany Corporation.

What are analysts saying about Alleghany Corporation stock?

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

  • 1. Credit Suisse Group analysts commented, "We see figures as positive for the sector, Vivo, & TIM and negative for Claro & Oi." (7/11/2017)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "ALLEGHANY CORP. is engaged, through its subsidiaries Chicago Title and Trust Company (CT&T), Chicago Title Insurance Company (CTI), Security Union Title Insurance Company (Security Union) and Ticor Title Insurance Company (Ticor Title) and their subsidiaries, in the sale and underwriting of title insurance and in other real estate-related services businesses, and through CT&T's subsidiary, Alleghany Asset Management, Inc. (Alleghany Asset Management) and its subsidiaries, in certain other financial services businesses. " (1/7/2017)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include APG Asset Management N.V. (0.90%), Marathon Asset Management LLP (0.46%), Hermes Investment Management Ltd. (0.40%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.25%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.25%) and PGGM Investments (0.08%). 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 Hermes Investment Management Ltd., First Quadrant L P CA, Marathon Asset Management LLP, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Contravisory Investment Management Inc., First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and PGGM Investments. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V., Forsta AP Fonden, ING Groep NV, APG Asset Management N.V., Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, Aperio Group LLC, Strs Ohio and Bank of Montreal Can. 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 $614.65.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Alleghany Corporation (NYSE Y)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  52 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  57 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  109
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
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 7/26/2015 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
8/3/2017$7.83N/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: $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 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: 81.42%
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 logoETFs with exposure to Alleghany Corp. : July 25, 2017 - July 26 at 10:37 AM logoAlleghany Corporation (Y) Raised to "Hold" at BidaskClub - July 25 at 2:14 PM logoTransRe Appoints Global Head Of Business Development - July 17 at 1:14 PM logoAlleghany Corporation (Y) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub - July 16 at 8:16 PM logoETFs with exposure to Alleghany Corp. : July 14, 2017 - July 15 at 9:52 AM logoZacks: Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) Given Average Rating of "Strong Buy" by Analysts - July 13 at 8:28 AM logoAlleghany Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:Y) : July 11, 2017 - July 12 at 9:41 AM logoAlleghany Corporation (Y) Earns Hold Rating from Credit Suisse Group - July 11 at 5:26 PM logoAlleghany Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : Y-US : July 10, 2017 - July 11 at 9:53 AM logoZeke Ashton's Centaur Mutual Funds Semi-Annual 2017 Report - July 5 at 8:26 PM logoETFs with exposure to Alleghany Corp. : July 4, 2017 - July 5 at 11:51 AM logoAlleghany Corporation (Y) Lifted to "Hold" at BidaskClub - June 30 at 3:35 PM logoBRIEF-Alleghany Capital Corporation to invest in Wilbert Funeral Services - June 29 at 9:32 PM logoAlleghany Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : Y-US : June 29, 2017 - June 29 at 4:27 PM logoAlleghany Corporation to Announce 2017 Second Quarter Results on August 3, 2017 - June 29 at 4:27 PM logoAlleghany Capital Corporation To Invest In Wilbert Funeral Services - June 29 at 8:14 AM logoBrokerages Anticipate Alleghany Corporation (Y) to Announce $8.24 EPS - June 28 at 10:30 AM logoAlleghany Corporation (Y) Presents At JMP Securities Financial Services and Real Estate Conference - Slideshow - June 23 at 8:23 PM logoAlleghany Corporation (Y) Downgraded by BidaskClub - June 23 at 3:18 PM logoHere's Why You Should Retain Alleghany (Y) Stock Right Now - June 22 at 2:54 PM logoAlleghany Corporation (Y) Upgraded by BidaskClub to Hold - June 13 at 6:45 PM logoAnalysts Expect Alleghany Corporation (Y) to Announce $8.24 Earnings Per Share - June 13 at 10:54 AM logoAlleghany Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : Y-US : June 13, 2017 - June 13 at 8:25 AM logoAlleghany (Y) Down 2.6% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? - June 10 at 3:49 AM logoAlleghany Corporation to Present at JMP Securities Financial Services & Real Estate Conference - June 9 at 2:56 AM logoAllegheny, Indiana county airports land improvement grants - June 7 at 1:25 AM logoProsecution in Bill Cosby trial says Constand was 'lifeless' after taking pills - June 6 at 3:04 AM logoSlideshow: Allegheny County's highest-paid employees for 2016 - June 3 at 8:07 PM logoETFs with exposure to Alleghany Corp. : June 2, 2017 - June 3 at 2:50 AM logoAlleghany Corp. :Y-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 1, 2017 - June 2 at 7:56 AM logoTreasure Hunt Ticket Worth $120,000 Sold in Allegheny County - May 30 at 3:15 PM logoBrokerages Expect Alleghany Co. (Y) to Announce $8.24 EPS - May 24 at 6:44 PM logoReport: Allegheny Co. Sees Biggest Spike In Child Abuse Reports - May 22 at 7:48 PM 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



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