Technical Analysis for Y - Alleghany Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade C 585.72 0.22% 1.31
Y closed up 0.22 percent on Friday, December 8, 2017, on 2.37 times normal volume. The stock exhibited some range contraction during this trading session as price made an NR7 -- narrowest range of the last seven sessions.
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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Dec 8 NR7 Range Contraction 0.00%
Dec 8 Wide Bands Range Expansion 0.00%
Dec 8 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Dec 7 Cup with Handle Other 0.22%
Dec 7 Wide Bands Range Expansion 0.22%
Dec 7 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.22%
Dec 6 Cup with Handle Other 1.53%
Dec 6 Doji - Bullish? Reversal 1.53%
Dec 6 Wide Bands Range Expansion 1.53%
Dec 5 Stochastic Sell Signal Bearish 1.27%

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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: 1 bullish, 1 bearish and 3 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicators
Indicator Value
52 Week High 667.19
52 Week Low 521.07
Average Volume 72,712
200-Day Moving Average 589.2938
50-Day Moving Average 566.6296
20-Day Moving Average 573.8625
10-Day Moving Average 579.425
Average True Range 9.7761
ADX 21.23
+DI 30.66
-DI 21.63
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 561.9367
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 578.3283
Upper Bollinger Band 594.6457
Lower Bollinger Band 553.0793
Percent B (%b) 0.79
BandWidth 7.243268
MACD Line 4.0287
MACD Signal Line 2.8044
MACD Histogram 1.2243
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 9.03 Billion
Num Shares 15.4 Million
EPS 30.87
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 18.97
Price-to-Sales 1.43
Price-to-Book 1.04
PEG Ratio -8.53
Dividend 0.00
Dividend Yield 0.00%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 595.08
Resistance 3 (R3) 595.13 592.07 593.52
Resistance 2 (R2) 592.07 589.68 592.04 593.00
Resistance 1 (R1) 588.89 588.21 587.36 588.84 592.48
Pivot Point 585.83 585.83 585.06 585.80 585.83
Support 1 (S1) 582.65 583.44 581.12 582.60 578.96
Support 2 (S2) 579.59 581.97 579.56 578.44
Support 3 (S3) 576.41 579.59 577.92
Support 4 (S4) 576.36