Alleghany Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

Y -- USA Stock  

USD 575.45  0.05  0.0087%

Taking into account the 30 trading days horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Alleghany Corporation is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides Alleghany Corporation buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Alleghany positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Alleghany Corporation available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Alleghany buy-and-hold prospective. See also Alleghany Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus.

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Alleghany Current Recommendation

Strong Hold


Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Alleghany Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.01, jensen alpha of 0.0, total risk alpha of 0.0, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.0
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell suggestion on Alleghany to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Alleghany Corporation. Our buy, hold, or sell recommendation engine determines the organization potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Alleghany is not overpriced, please confirm all Alleghany fundamentals including its Cash and Equivalents, Cash Flow from Operations and the relationship between Gross Profit and Debt to Equity . Given that Alleghany has Number of Shares Shorted of 180 K, we suggest you validate Alleghany Corporation market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Alleghany Thematic Classifications

Insurance IdeaInsurance
USA Equities from Insurance industry as classified by Fama & French

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.04Value At Risk1.39
Potential Upside1.15Standard Deviation0.85
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares1.4 M885.7 M
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares1.3 M796.5 M
Boston PartnersCommon Shares790.4 K485.7 M
Franklin Resources IncCommon Shares671.5 K412.6 M
First Eagle Investment Management LlcCommon Shares661.4 K406.4 M
State Street CorpCommon Shares551.1 K338.6 M
Victory Capital Management IncCommon Shares508.6 K312.5 M

Alleghany Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.00
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.05

Alleghany Volatility Alert

Alleghany Corporation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.26 and kurtosis of 0.2. However, we advise investors to further study Alleghany Corporation technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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Alleghany Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAlleghanyPeer Average
Return On Equity1.46 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset0.31 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin1.74 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin1.87 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation9.36 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding15.29 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders4.02 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions84.50 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted180 K3.24 M
Price to Earning79.64 times40.69 times
Price to Book1.06 times14.44 times
Price to Sales1.36 times17.81 times
Revenue6.48 B9.85 B
Gross Profit1.15 B21.75 B
EBITDA253.52 M1.41 B
Net Income112.53 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents1.32 B3.89 B
Cash per Share86.51 times5.17 times
Total Debt1.54 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity18.10 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.66 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share545.07 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations483.1 M1.25 B
Short Ratio2.59 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share7.22 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.86 times1.22 times
Number of Employees4.4 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization8.8 B29.78 B
Total Asset22.84 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings5.01 B38.24 B
Z Score3.0708.73
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