Hitting A New 52 Week High, Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) Ends The Day At $677.45

Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y)

May 15th, 2019

Amidst rising markets Alleghany Corporation closed the day up $2.76 Wednesday, up 0.41%, closing at $677.45. Furthermore it hit a new 52 week high of $679.12.

Y outperformed the rest of the Financials sector which went down -0.48% today.

Forecasts from 1 analyst points to the possibility that Alleghany Corporation could rise somewhat (3.97%), while Finbox has calculated (with very high uncertainty) a fair value price of $563.90.

Market Sectors

The market sectors were mixed Wednesday with a majority of the sectors trending up. Communication Services saw the biggest increase of the day (2.11%), while Financials saw the biggest drop (-0.48%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 19.93%.

Communication Services saw the biggest turnaround from its 5-day performance of -2.60%, as it went up 2.11%. Utilities saw a turn around from its 5-day performance of 0.47% trading down -0.13%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Communication Services went up with a 2.11% change.
  • Information Technology went up with a 0.98% change.
  • Consumer Staples went up with a 0.80% change.
  • Consumer Discretionary went up with a 0.78% change.
  • Real Estate went up with a 0.64% change.
  • Energy went up with a 0.46% change.
  • Healthcare went up with a 0.27% change.
  • Industrials went up with a 0.12% change.
  • Utilities went down with a -0.13% change.
  • Materials went down with a -0.24% change.
  • Financials went down with a -0.48% change.

Alleghany Corporation Info

Alleghany Corporation provides property and casualty reinsurance and insurance products in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Reinsurance, Insurance, and Alleghany Capital. The Reinsurance segment offers fire, allied lines, auto physical damage, and homeowners multiple peril reinsurance products; and casualty and other reinsurance products, such as medical malpractice, ocean marine and aviation, accident and health, mortgage, surety, and credit reinsurance products, as well as directors’ and officers’, errors and omissions, general, and auto liability reinsurance. It 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; surety products comprising commercial and contract surety bonds; and workers’ compensation insurance products. It distributes its products through independent wholesale insurance brokers, and retail and general insurance agents. The Alleghany Capital segment manufacturer/remanufacturer of specialty machine tools, as well as custom trailers and truck bodies for the moving and storage industry, and other markets; and operates as a toy, and entertainment and musical instrument company. It also provides technical engineering services for pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries; products and services for the funeral and cemetery industries, and precast concrete markets; and hotel management and development services, as well as operates as a structural steel fabricator and erector. The company also explores for and produces oil; and owns and manages improved and unimproved commercial land, and residential lots. As of December 31, 2018, it owned approximately 125 acres of property. Alleghany Corporation was founded in 1929 and is based in New York, New York.

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