StockNews.com Begins Coverage on Alleghany (NYSE:Y)

StockNews.com began coverage on shares of Alleghany (NYSE:YGet Rating) in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning. The firm issued a hold rating on the insurance provider’s stock.

Alleghany Stock Performance

Shares of Y stock opened at $847.79 on Tuesday. The company’s 50 day moving average is $845.46 and its 200 day moving average is $839.24. Alleghany has a 52-week low of $585.10 and a 52-week high of $862.87. The company has a quick ratio of 0.35, a current ratio of 0.35 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30. The firm has a market cap of $11.41 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.99 and a beta of 0.53.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On Alleghany

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of Y. Ethic Inc. increased its position in shares of Alleghany by 2.8% in the third quarter. Ethic Inc. now owns 471 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $395,000 after buying an additional 13 shares in the last quarter. First Republic Investment Management Inc. grew its position in Alleghany by 0.8% in the third quarter. First Republic Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,793 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $1,505,000 after acquiring an additional 15 shares in the last quarter. Ronald Blue Trust Inc. raised its holdings in Alleghany by 120.0% in the 3rd quarter. Ronald Blue Trust Inc. now owns 33 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $27,000 after acquiring an additional 18 shares during the period. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. increased its holdings in shares of Alleghany by 19.2% during the 2nd quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 118 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $98,000 after purchasing an additional 19 shares during the period. Finally, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. raised its stake in shares of Alleghany by 1.9% in the 1st quarter. Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. now owns 1,077 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $912,000 after buying an additional 20 shares in the last quarter. 83.43% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Alleghany Company Profile

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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.

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