Technical Analysis for Y - Alleghany Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade D 564.65 0.66% 3.73
Y closed up 0.66 percent on Friday, October 20, 2017, on approximately normal volume. The stock rose above its 50 day moving average, improving its intermediate-term outlook by crossing above that important trendline. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.

Earnings due: Nov 2

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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Oct 20 Crossed Above 50 DMA Bullish 0.00%
Oct 20 Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction 0.00%
Oct 19 50 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.66%
Oct 18 50 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.75%
Oct 18 Stochastic Reached Overbought Other 0.75%

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Alleghany Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the property and casualty reinsurance and insurance business in the United States. It operates through two segments, reinsurance and insurance. The reinsurance segment offers reinsurance services for a range of property insurance products, such as fire, allied lines, auto physical damage, and homeowners multiple peril lines; and casualty and other products, including liability, medical malpractice, ocean marine and aviation, auto liability, accident and health, surety, and credit. This segment provides property and casualty reinsurance to insurers and reinsurers through brokers and on a direct basis to ceding companies. The insurance segment underwrites specialty insurance coverages in the property, umbrella/excess liability, general liability, directors and officers liability, and professional liability lines of insurance; surety products, such as commercial surety bonds and contract surety bonds; and workers' compensation insurance. This segment offers its products through insurance brokers, and independent and general insurance agents. The company also manufactures and remanufactures/retrofits precision machine tools and supplies replacement parts; owns and manages properties comprising improved and unimproved commercial land, and residential lots in Sacramento, California; and manages, sources, executes, and monitors private equity investments. As of December 31, 2012, it owned approximately 320 acres of property in various land use categories ranging from multi-family residential to commercial. Alleghany Corporation was founded in 1929 and is based in New York, New York.
Is Y a Buy, Sell or Hold?
Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
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200 DMA
ADX Trend
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Relative Strength
Summary: Counts: 1 bullish, 4 bearish and 0 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 667.19
52 Week Low 510.52
Average Volume 61,227
200-Day Moving Average 596.8542
50-Day Moving Average 561.3321
20-Day Moving Average 552.7518
10-Day Moving Average 551.492
Average True Range 7.7603
ADX 25.08
+DI 22.92
-DI 23.69
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 544.6291
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 553.0909
Upper Bollinger Band 565.9975
Lower Bollinger Band 539.5061
Percent B (%b) 0.95
BandWidth 4.792639
MACD Line -1.2007
MACD Signal Line -3.7353
MACD Histogram 2.5346
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 8.7 Billion
Num Shares 15.4 Million
EPS 30.87
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 18.29
Price-to-Sales 1.38
Price-to-Book 1.01
PEG Ratio -27.27
Dividend 0.00
Dividend Yield 0.00%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 570.04
Resistance 3 (R3) 569.72 567.60 569.14
Resistance 2 (R2) 567.60 566.23 567.76 568.84
Resistance 1 (R1) 566.13 565.38 566.87 566.45 568.54
Pivot Point 564.01 564.01 564.38 564.17 564.01
Support 1 (S1) 562.54 562.64 563.28 562.86 560.76
Support 2 (S2) 560.42 561.79 560.58 560.46
Support 3 (S3) 558.95 560.42 560.16
Support 4 (S4) 559.27