Alleghany Corporation (Y): Price and Financial Metrics

Alleghany Corporation (Y): $703.73

1.39 (+0.20%)

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Y POWR Grades

  • Sentiment is the dimension where Y ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 86.48% of US stocks.
  • Y's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • Y's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 27.48% of US stocks).

Y Stock Summary

  • Y's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 2.98 -- higher than merely 13.1% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Alleghany Corp's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.77% of US equities in our set.
  • Over the past twelve months, Y has reported earnings growth of 472.47%, putting it ahead of 95.78% of US stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Alleghany Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be ANAT, KSS, RNR, RLI, and FLO.
  • Visit Y's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

Y Valuation Summary

Y's price/earnings ratio is 14.3; this is 10.42% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for Y.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
Y 2014-09-30 1.3 0.9 10.2 8.1
Y 2013-01-31 1.6 0.9 7.3 7.3
Y 2010-09-20 2.3 1.0 8.8 5.9
Y 2007-12-13 2.4 1.3 11.7 7.3
Y 2007-05-25 2.2 1.1 10.0 6.2
Y 2004-03-05 1.7 1.1 10.8 6.9

Y Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of Y, see our Y price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $832.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.67 (Moderate Buy)

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Y Price/Volume Stats

Current price $703.73 52-week high $737.89
Prev. close $702.34 52-week low $460.58
Day low $700.51 Volume 48,400
Day high $707.66 Avg. volume 65,278
50-day MA $691.24 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $614.47 Market Cap 9.80B

Alleghany Corporation (Y) Company Bio

Alleghany Corporation provides various insurance services in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Reinsurance and Insurance. The company was founded in 1929 and is based in New York, New York.

Y Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$703.73$1407.04 97%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Alleghany Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Alleghany Corp ranked in the 69th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 98% on a DCF basis. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for Y, they are:

  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than 75.07% of its sector Financial Services.
  • Alleghany Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than only 21.69% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Y's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than only 21.69% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Financial Services that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as Y, try HMN, BGCP, KMPR, CB, and SAMG.

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Latest Y News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Alleghany Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate Y as an investment opportunity.

Reinsurance Group (RGA), Modern Woodmen Ink Reinsurance Deal

Reinsurance Group's (RGA) annuity reinsurance transaction with Modern Woodmen is in sync with the company's strategy to grow its asset-intensive business.

Yahoo | June 10, 2021

Manulife (MFC) Stock Up 39% in a Year: More Room for Upside?

Strong Asia business, expanding wealth and asset management business and solid capital position continue to aid Manulife Financial.

Yahoo | June 7, 2021

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Allstate Corp, Berkshire Hathaway, Cincinnati Financial, Everest Re Group and Alleghany Corp

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Allstate Corp, Berkshire Hathaway, Cincinnati Financial, Everest Re Group and Alleghany Corp

Yahoo | June 2, 2021

P&C Insurers Brace for Yet Another Active Hurricane Season

Better pricing, prudent underwriting, increased exposure, favorable reserve development and a solid capital position help ALL, BRK.B, CINF, CB, RE, Y, SIGI withstand blows from the catastrophe events.

Yahoo | June 1, 2021

First American (FAF) Banks on Strong Revenues & Cash Flows

First American Financial (FAF) is poised to benefit from favorable refinance, purchase and commercial transactions, solid cash position and effective capital deployment.

Yahoo | June 1, 2021

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Y Price Returns

1-mo -2.35%
3-mo 7.88%
6-mo 17.67%
1-year 39.55%
3-year 21.00%
5-year 35.77%
YTD 16.57%
2020 -24.50%
2019 28.28%
2018 4.57%
2017 -1.98%
2016 27.24%

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Alleghany Corp (Y) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Alleghany Corp (Y) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Alleghany Corp (Y) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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