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Last $486.13 USD
Change Today -3.25 / -0.66%
Volume 40.6K
Y On Other Exchanges
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As of 8:04 PM 07/31/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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Alleghany Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides various insurance services in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Reinsurance and Insurance. The Reinsurance segment provides property insurance comprising fire, allied lines, auto physical damage, and homeowners’ insurance services. This segment also offers casualty and other insurance that include liability, medical malpractice, ocean marine and aviation, auto liability, accident and health, surety, and credit insurance services. It distributes its products through brokers and directly to insurance and reinsurance companies. The Insurance segment underwrites specialty insurance coverages in the property, umbrella/excess liability, general liability, directors’ and officer’s liability, and professional liability lines. It also writes surety products, such as commercial surety bonds, as well as contract surety bonds in the non-construction segment; and workers’ compensation insurance. The company also manufactures and remanufactures/retrofits precision machine tools and supplies replacement parts; explores and produces oil deposits; and manufactures custom trailers and truck bodies for moving and storage industry, and other markets. In addition, it owns and manages various properties comprising improved and unimproved commercial land, and residential lots that comprise approximately 320 acres located in California. Alleghany Corporation was founded in 1929 and is based in New York, New York.

2,067 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/24/15
Founded in 1929

alleghany corp (Y) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $600.0K
Executive Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $800.0K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Se...
Total Annual Compensation: $600.0K
Head of Fixed Income, Senior Vice President a...
Total Annual Compensation: $600.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

alleghany corp (Y) Key Developments

Alleghany Reportedly Rejects Scor Bid For TransRe

SCOR SE (ENXTPA:SCR) made $6 billion offer for Transatlantic Reinsurance Company, Inc. which was rejected by Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y), The Insurance Insider can reveal. Alleghany is said to have given Scor an indication that it would engage in talks if it was willing to stretch beyond its initial offer. However, given the valuation mismatch, Scor is thought to have shelved its interest.

Alleghany Reportedly Considering Sale of Transatlantic Holdings

Alleghany Corporation Corporation (NYSE:Y) is considering a sale of Transatlantic Holdings Inc. in a deal that could value the reinsurance unit at around $6.5 billion, Reuters reported citing people familiar with the matter. It is belived that Alleghany Corporation is working with investment bankers to respond to takeover interest in TransRe from at least one other company. Alleghany Corporation has not decided whether to sell TransRe and no deal is imminent. An Alleghany Corporation spokesman did not respond to a request for comment. Alleghany Corporation shares rose 3.5% to $504.93 on the news in afternoon trading in New York.

Alleghany Corporation Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015

Alleghany Corporation reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported total revenues of $1,157,623,000 compared to $1,286,642,000 a year ago. Net premiums earned were $1,017,171,000 compared to $1,053,997,000 a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were $165,583,000 compared to $268,323,000 a year ago. Net earnings were $125,420,000 compared to $204,641,000 a year ago. Net earnings attributable to the company stockholders of $125,209,000 compared to $204,880,000 a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share attributable to the company of $7.82 compared to $12.28 a year ago. Book Value per Common Share Increases 2.4% to $476.87. Operating earnings per diluted share were $8.19 in the first quarter against of $8.71 per diluted share in the comparable quarter last year.


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