Technical Analysis for Y - Alleghany Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change $ Change
grade A $640.35 0.56% 3.56
Y closed up 0.56 percent on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, on 1.35 times normal volume. The bulls were able to push the stock to a new 52-week high. Due to the stock's strong uptrend, it may remain overbought for a while. So, if you're looking for a reason to sell, don't put too much weight on it being overbought.

Earnings due: Feb 22

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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Feb 21 New 52 Week High Bullish 0.00%
Feb 17 NR7 Range Contraction 0.56%
Feb 17 Jack-in-the-Box Bullish Bullish Swing Setup 0.56%
Feb 16 New 52 Week High Bullish 0.29%
Feb 16 Expansion Breakout Bullish Swing Setup 0.29%
Feb 15 New 52 Week High Bullish 2.23%
Feb 14 New 52 Week High Bullish 2.90%
Feb 10 New 52 Week High Bullish 3.43%
Feb 10 Stochastic Reached Overbought Other 3.43%
Feb 10 Three Weeks Tight Range Contraction 3.43%

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Profile
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: 4 bullish, 0 bearish and 1 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicators
Indicator Value
52 Week High 640.79
52 Week Low 460.4
Average Volume 42,216
200-Day Moving Average 554.68
50-Day Moving Average 612.19
20-Day Moving Average 618.96
10-Day Moving Average 625.12
Average True Range 7.16
ADX 38.58
+DI 34.13
-DI: 7.21
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 619.31
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 621.79
Upper Bollinger Band 637.39
Lower Bollinger Band 600.53
Percent B (%b) 1.08
Bandwidth 0.059552