Last $482.00 USD
Change Today +30.65 / 6.79%
Volume 265.9K
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alleghany corp (Y) Snapshot

Open
$450.50
Previous Close
$451.35
Day High
$482.00
Day Low
$450.50
52 Week High
12/19/14 - $482.00
52 Week Low
02/3/14 - $361.01
Market Cap
7.8B
Average Volume 10 Days
88.8K
EPS TTM
$32.26
Shares Outstanding
16.1M
EX-Date
12/19/86
P/E TM
14.9x
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alleghany corp (Y) Details

Alleghany Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides various insurance services in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Reinsurance and Insurance. The Reinsurance segment provides property insurance comprising fire, allied lines, auto physical damage, and homeowners’ insurance services. This segment also offers casualty and other insurance that include liability, medical malpractice, ocean marine and aviation, auto liability, accident and health, surety, and credit insurance services. It distributes its products through brokers and directly to insurance and reinsurance companies. The Insurance segment underwrites specialty insurance coverages in the property, umbrella/excess liability, general liability, directors’ and officer’s liability, and professional liability. It also writes surety products, such as commercial surety bonds and contract surety bonds; and workers’ compensation insurance, as well as provides bonds in the construction segment. This segment offers its products through approximately 128 independent insurance brokers and 28 managing general insurance agents. The company also manufactures and remanufactures/retrofits precision machine tools and supplies replacement parts; explores and produces oil deposits; and manufactures custom trailers and truck bodies for moving and storage industry, and other markets. In addition, it owns and manages various properties comprising improved and unimproved commercial land, and residential lots, which include approximately 320 acres of property in California. Alleghany Corporation was founded in 1929 and is based in New York, New York.

1,985 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/25/14
Founded in 1929

alleghany corp (Y) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $569.6K
Executive Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Head of Fixed Income, Senior Vice President a...
Total Annual Compensation: $600.0K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Se...
Total Annual Compensation: $550.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

alleghany corp (Y) Key Developments

Alleghany Corporation Announces Unaudited Consolidated Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014

Alleghany Corporation announced unaudited consolidated financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. Book value per common share grew to $456.10 as of September 30, 2014, an increase of 10.4% from book value per common share of $412.96 at 2013 year-end and 1.0% from book value per common share of $451.65 at June 30, 2014. Alleghany reported net earnings attributable to the company of $186.3 million, or $11.40 per diluted share for the 2014 third quarter, compared with $113.2 million, or $6.75 per diluted share for the 2013 third quarter. Total revenues were $1,351,916,000 against $1,189,471,000 for the same period of last year. Earnings before income taxes was $265,887,000 against $147,983,000 for the same period of last year. For the first nine months of 2014, Alleghany reported net earnings attributable to the company of $540.2 million, or $32.74 per diluted share, compared with $423.2 million, or $25.20 per diluted share for the first nine months of 2013. Year-to-date results represent a 10.1% annualized return on equity for 2014 compared with an 8.6% annualized return on equity for the nine months ended September 30, 2013. Total net premiums written for the first nine months of 2014 were $3,471.0 million, compared with $3,285.9 million for the first nine months of 2013, an increase of 5.6%. Total revenues were $3,929,774,000 against $3,609,245,000 for the same period of last year. Earnings before income taxes was $736,630,000 against $548,363,000 for the same period of last year.

Alleghany Corporation to Report Q3, 2014 Results on Nov 03, 2014

Alleghany Corporation announced that they will report Q3, 2014 results After-Market on Nov 03, 2014

Alleghany Corporation Mulls Acquisitions

Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) has filed a shelf registration. The net proceeds from the sale of the debt securities to which this prospectus relates will be used for general corporate purposes, including, but not limited to, acquisitions, additions to working capital, capital expenditures, investments, contributions of capital to our subsidiaries, repayment of debt, and repurchases and redemptions of our securities.

 

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