Speece Thorson Capital Group Inc. lowered its position in shares of Alleghany Co. (NYSE:Y) by 0.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 29,864 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 210 shares during the quarter. Alleghany accounts for about 3.5% of Speece Thorson Capital Group Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 9th largest position. Speece Thorson Capital Group Inc.’s holdings in Alleghany were worth $17,801,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in Y. Swiss National Bank increased its stake in Alleghany by 0.9% in the 3rd quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 56,800 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $31,468,000 after buying an additional 500 shares during the period. Sei Investments Co. grew its position in Alleghany by 29.5% in the third quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 10,427 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $5,248,000 after acquiring an additional 2,378 shares in the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. grew its position in Alleghany by 16.9% in the third quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 428,041 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $237,139,000 after acquiring an additional 61,867 shares in the last quarter. Findlay Park Partners LLP grew its position in Alleghany by 10.5% in the third quarter. Findlay Park Partners LLP now owns 223,371 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $123,750,000 after acquiring an additional 21,229 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Janus Henderson Group PLC grew its position in Alleghany by 2,214.9% in the second quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 49,956 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $29,713,000 after acquiring an additional 47,798 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 81.58% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Alleghany Co. (NYSE:Y) opened at $574.57 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18, a current ratio of 0.27 and a quick ratio of 0.27. Alleghany Co. has a 1 year low of $521.07 and a 1 year high of $667.19.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Alleghany from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $639.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th.

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About Alleghany

Alleghany Corporation is an insurance holding company. The Company, through its subsidiary Alleghany Insurance Holdings LLC (AIHL) and its subsidiaries, is engaged in the property and casualty insurance business. AIHL’s insurance operations are conducted by its subsidiaries RSUI Group, Inc (RSUI), CapSpecialty, Inc (CapSpecialty) and Pacific Compensation Corporation (PacificComp).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Alleghany (NYSE:Y)

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