Technical Analysis for Y - Alleghany Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade D 614.55 0.24% 1.45
Y closed up 0.24 percent on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, on 87 percent of normal volume. The price action carved out a bearish shooting star candlestick pattern. That may indicate a downside reversal. Look for price to trade beneath the low of the shooting star for confirmation.

Earnings due: May 4

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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Apr 26 Shooting Star Candlestick Bearish 0.00%
Apr 26 Lizard Bearish Bearish Day Trade Setup 0.00%
Apr 26 Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup 0.00%
Apr 25 NR7 Range Contraction 0.24%
Apr 25 Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction 0.24%
Apr 25 Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup 0.24%
Apr 24 Spinning Top Other 0.52%
Apr 24 Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup 0.52%
Apr 21 Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup 1.89%
Apr 20 Spinning Top Other 0.65%

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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, 2 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicators
Indicator Value
52 Week High 667.19
52 Week Low 510.17
Average Volume 46,666
200-Day Moving Average 575.7465
50-Day Moving Average 626.4558
20-Day Moving Average 610.983
10-Day Moving Average 608.472
Average True Range 9.9732
ADX 16.42
+DI 16.74
-DI: 14.81
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 610.3904
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 628.6696
Upper Bollinger Band 619.6622
Lower Bollinger Band 602.3038
Percent B (%b) 0.71
Bandwidth 0.028411