Alleghany (Y) Analysts See $7.58 EPS; Visteon (VC) Shorts Raised By 6.44%

February 19, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Analysts expect Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) to report $7.58 EPS on February, 28.They anticipate $0.56 EPS change or 7.98% from last quarter’s $7.02 EPS. Y’s profit would be $116.66M giving it 19.65 P/E if the $7.58 EPS is correct. After having $-22.03 EPS previously, Alleghany Corporation’s analysts see -134.41% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.07% or $6.3 during the last trading session, reaching $595.88. About 34,141 shares traded. Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) has risen 7.94% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.76% the S&P500.

Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ:VC) had an increase of 6.44% in short interest. VC’s SI was 998,100 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 6.44% from 937,700 shares previously. With 208,100 avg volume, 5 days are for Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ:VC)’s short sellers to cover VC’s short positions. The stock decreased 0.70% or $0.87 during the last trading session, reaching $123.5. About 235,176 shares traded. Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ:VC) has risen 41.15% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.45% the S&P500.

Since August 22, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 insider sales for $1.73 million activity. 1,359 shares were sold by Cole Matthew M, worth $155,188. 2,004 Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ:VC) shares with value of $248,296 were sold by Lawande Sachin. Shares for $61,307 were sold by Marianos Stephanie S. $133,959 worth of Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ:VC) shares were sold by Vallance Robert R.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.14, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 22 investors sold Visteon Corporation shares while 83 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. 28.74 million shares or 6.57% less from 30.76 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 17,485 are held by James Investment Research Inc. Price T Rowe Md has invested 0% in Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ:VC). Piedmont Invest Ltd Llc holds 0.03% or 11,831 shares. Bogle Limited Partnership De accumulated 115,816 shares. Balyasny Asset Mgmt Ltd Co has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ:VC). Driehaus Capital Mngmt Limited Liability has 0.13% invested in Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ:VC) for 26,100 shares. Loomis Sayles And Comm L P owns 211,284 shares. 2.67M were reported by Iridian Asset Management Limited Liability Company Ct. Campbell And Inv Adviser Limited Liability has 6,181 shares for 0.62% of their portfolio. Oakworth Capital owns 3 shares. 11,987 are held by Shell Asset Mngmt. The New York-based Third Avenue Management Limited Co has invested 0.27% in Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ:VC). Credit Suisse Ag holds 0% of its portfolio in Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ:VC) for 35,162 shares. Moreover, Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt Inc has 0.64% invested in Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ:VC). Great West Life Assurance Can has 3,506 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Visteon Corporation designs, engineers, and makes electronics products for original equipment vehicle manufacturers worldwide. The company has market cap of $3.84 billion. The firm provides instrument clusters, including standard analog gauge clusters to high-resolution, all-digital, fully reconfigurable, 2-D, and 3-D display devices; information displays that integrate a range of user interface technologies and graphics management capabilities; and infotainment systems that allows vehicle occupants to connect their mobile devices to the system and safely access phone functions, listen to music, stream media and enable mobile connectivity applications. It has a 26.28 P/E ratio. It also offers audio systems, including audio head units, amplifiers, and analog and digital radios; telematics control unit to enable secure connected car services, software updates, and data; SmartCore, an automotive-grade, integrated domain controller to enhance efficiency, and reduce power consumption and cost; and head-up displays , such as combiner HUD and windshield HUD that present critical information to the driver.

Among 2 analysts covering Alleghany (NYSE:Y), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Alleghany had 2 analyst reports since June 16, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup upgraded the shares of Y in report on Thursday, June 16 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) earned “Buy” rating by JMP Securities on Monday, September 11.

Alleghany Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty reinsurance and insurance products in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $9.17 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Reinsurance and Insurance. It has a 1464.08 P/E ratio. The Reinsurance segment offers property reinsurance products, including fire, allied lines, auto physical damage, and homeowners' multiple peril; and casualty and other reinsurance products, such as liability, medical malpractice, ocean marine and aviation, auto liability, accident and health, surety, and credit.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.22, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 28 investors sold Alleghany Corporation shares while 89 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 99 raised stakes. 12.56 million shares or 0.02% more from 12.56 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Steinberg Glob Asset Mgmt stated it has 0.1% in Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y). Bb&T Lc holds 836 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability Co owns 1,783 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Klingenstein Fields And Limited reported 0.03% stake. Sii Investments Wi has 0.02% invested in Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y). Glenmede Tru Communications Na has 0.01% invested in Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y). Amg Natl Retail Bank has 1,589 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. State Treasurer State Of Michigan invested in 5,800 shares. Liberty Cap Mngmt holds 0.07% or 237 shares in its portfolio. Qs Investors Limited Liability Corp holds 0% or 1 shares in its portfolio. Cap One Association holds 530 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. First Manhattan holds 0.01% or 4,680 shares in its portfolio. Davis Selected Advisers reported 78,524 shares. Lucas Capital Mgmt stated it has 720 shares or 0.36% of all its holdings. Nomura Asset Mgmt holds 0.02% in Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) or 2,442 shares.

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