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Recent Performance: Alleghany Corporation (NYSE: Y)

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Alleghany Corporation trades as part of the property and casualty insurance industry and trades as part of the financial services sector. The company CEO is Weston M. Hicks. Alleghany Corp together with its subsidiaries is engaged in the property and casualty reinsurance and insurance business in the United States. It operates through two segments namely reinsurance and insurance.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The Y stock showed a previous change of 1.41% with an open at 683.05 and a close of 693.19. It reached an intraday high of 694.02 and a low of 680.60.

PR Newswire:  Alleghany Corporation To Present At The Deutsche Bank 9th Annual Global Financial Services Conference

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $10.0b with 14.4m shares outstanding, of which the float is 13.6m shares. Trading volume reached 66,254 shares compared to its average volume of 94,547 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Alleghany Corporation shares returned 4.08% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 7.24%. Over three months, it changed 10.31%. In one year it has changed 20.39% and within that year its 52-week high was 694.02 and its 52-week low was 570.41. Y stock is 21.53% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 631.47 and a 50 day moving average of 651.58. Currently Y stock is trading 9.77% above its 200 day moving average.

PR Newswire:  Alleghany Corporation To Present At The Deutsche Bank 9th Annual Global Financial Services Conference

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 2.64 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 262.57. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is 7.29. The TTM EPS is 15.60, which comes to a TTM PE of 44.44. Historically, the PE high was 262.57 and the PE low was 9.60. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 149.74, which is a decrease of -78.40%.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 05/07/2019): 30.39
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/20/2019): -46.93
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 11/01/2018): 19.07
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 08/02/2018): 19.44
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 05/03/2018): 11.04

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 276.97, which means it may be overvalued by -150.28%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 160,366, which was 1.11% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 1.73. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 0.70.

Business Wire:  Green Dot Announces That It Has Entered Into an Accelerated Stock Repurchase Program to Purchase a Total of $100 Million of its Class A Common Stock

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 3.88%, return on assets is 1.27%, profit margin is 4.45%, price-to-sales is 1.30 and price-to-book is 1.20.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 5  :Financial Strength Score
 3  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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