Y: Alleghany Corporation - Summary | Jitta

Alleghany Corporation

NYSE:Y

Price
$780.86
Loss Chance
53.0%
4.18JITTA SCORE
81.67%Above Jitta Line
Jitta Ranking
68 / 109
675 / 1,057
2,672 / 4,721
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HISTORICAL JITTA SCORE
Jitta Factors
Growth Opportunity (5)
Recent Business Performance (50)
Financial Strength (50)
Return to Shareholders (57)
Competitive Advantage (79)
Jitta Signs
Share RepurchaseEvery Year
Revenue and EarningEarning decline from 2015-2018
Operating MarginInconsistent
Recent Business PerformanceEarning decline 56.13% in the last year
Key Stats
Jitta Score
Jitta Line
4.17
81.67%
3.47
0.35%
3.63
0.11%
Reinsurance
0.45
100.00%
0.78
100.00%
0.42
100.00%
COMPANY DESCRIPTION
Alleghany Corporation provides property and casualty reinsurance and insurance products in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Reinsurance, Insurance, and Alleghany Capital. The Reinsurance segment offers fire, allied lines, auto physical damage, and homeowners multiple peril reinsurance products; and casualty and other reinsurance products, such as medical malpractice, ocean marine and aviation, accident and health, mortgage, surety, and credit reinsurance products, as well as directors’ and officers’, errors and omissions, general, and auto liability reinsurance. It distributes its products and services through brokers, as well as directly to insurance and reinsurance companies. The Insurance segment underwrites specialty insurance coverages in the property, as well as umbrella/excess, general, management, and professional liability lines; surety products comprising commercial and contract surety bonds; and workers’ compensation insurance products. It distributes its products through independent wholesale insurance brokers, and retail and general insurance agents. The Alleghany Capital segment manufacturer/remanufacturer of specialty machine tools, as well as custom trailers and truck bodies for the moving and storage industry, and other markets; and operates as a toy, and entertainment and musical instrument company. It also provides technical engineering services for pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries; products and services for the funeral and cemetery industries, and precast concrete markets; and hotel management and development services, as well as operates as a structural steel fabricator and erector. The company also explores for and produces oil; and owns and manages improved and unimproved commercial land, and residential lots. As of December 31, 2018, it owned approximately 125 acres of property. Alleghany Corporation was founded in 1929 and is based in New York, New York.