Technical Analysis for Y - Alleghany Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade D 574.82 -0.72% -4.16
Y closed down 0.72 percent on Monday, August 21, 2017, on 51 percent of normal volume. The stock exhibited some range contraction during this trading session as price made an NR7 -- narrowest range of the last seven sessions. Due to the stock's strong downtrend, it may remain oversold for a while. So, if you're looking for a reason to buy, don't put too much weight on it being oversold.
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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Aug 21 NR7 Range Contraction 0.00%
Aug 21 Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction 0.00%
Aug 21 New Downtrend Bearish 0.00%
Aug 18 Doji - Bullish? Reversal -0.72%
Aug 18 Stochastic Buy Signal Bullish -0.72%

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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.
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Summary: Counts: 0 bullish, 4 bearish and 1 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicators
Indicator Value
52 Week High 667.19
52 Week Low 510.52
Average Volume 41,040
200-Day Moving Average 601.9867
50-Day Moving Average 599.4446
20-Day Moving Average 601.4065
10-Day Moving Average 588.439
Average True Range 8.3538
ADX 25.25
+DI 14.73
-DI: 31.04
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 605.4186
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 599.5714
Upper Bollinger Band 631.6496
Lower Bollinger Band 571.1634
Percent B (%b) 0.06
Bandwidth 0.100575
MACD Line -6.5267
MACD Signal Line -2.8349
MACD Histogram -3.6918