Alleghany Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

Y -- USA Stock  

USD 686.71  4.78  0.70%

Taking into account the 30 trading days horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Alleghany Corporation is 'Buy'. Macroaxis provides Alleghany buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Y positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Alleghany available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Y buy-and-hold prospective. See also Alleghany Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Buy

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For the selected time horizon Alleghany Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0899, jensen alpha of 0.0978, total risk alpha of 0.0986, sortino ratio of 0.1041 and treynor ratio of 0.3172
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell suggestion on Alleghany to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Alleghany Corporation. Our buy, hold, or sell recommendation engine determines the organization potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Alleghany is not overpriced, please confirm all Alleghany fundamentals including its Cash and Equivalents, Cash Flow from Operations and the relationship between Gross Profit and Debt to Equity . Given that Alleghany has Number of Shares Shorted of 131.94K, we suggest you validate Alleghany Corporation market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Alleghany Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

ALLEGHANY CP has accumulated about 2.05B in cash with (399.11M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 141.97.
Over 84.0% of the company outstanding shares are owned by institutional investors

Alleghany current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price700.00
Target Mean Price715.00
Recommendation Mean2.20
Target High Price745.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions3
Target Low Price700.00

Alleghany Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.11Value At Risk1.34
Potential Upside1.73Standard Deviation0.96
 Return Density 
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Alleghany Greeks

α
Alpha over DOW
=0.1
β
Beta against DOW=0.31
σ
Overall volatility
=0.98
Ir
Information ratio =0.10

Alleghany Volatility Alert

Alleghany Corporation has low volatility with Treynor Ratio of 0.32, Maximum Drawdown of 4.27 and kurtosis of 0.39. However, we advice all investors to further analyze Alleghany Corporation to make certain all market information is desiminated and is consistent with the current expectations about Alleghany upside potential.
    
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Alleghany Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAlleghanyPeer Average
Return On Equity3.92% (0.31)%
Return On Asset1.18% (0.14)%
Profit Margin4.04% (1.27)%
Operating Margin7.90% (5.51)%
Current Valuation10.02B16.62B
Shares Outstanding14.44M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders4.26% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions84.46% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted131.94K4.71M
Price to Earning32.85X28.72X
Price to Book1.20X9.51X
Price to Sales1.29X11.42X
Revenue7.62B9.43B
Gross Profit1.75B27.38B
EBITDA602.12M3.9B
Net Income308.19M570.98M
Cash and Equivalents2.05B2.7B
Cash per Share141.97X5.01X
Total Debt1.68B5.32B
Debt to Equity19.90% 48.70%
Current Ratio1.94X2.16X
Book Value Per Share570.09X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations(399.11M)971.22M
Short Ratio1.34X4.00X
Earnings Per Share20.77X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth0.45X4.89X
Number of Employees9.3K18.84K
Beta0.64-0.15
Market Capitalization9.86B19.03B
Total Asset22.84B29.47B
Retained Earnings5.01B9.33B
Z Score3.08.72
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