EPS for Alleghany (Y) Expected At $8.24, Shorts at Tootsie Roll Industries (TR) Raised By 1.32%

July 18, 2017 - By Hazel Jackson

Analysts expect Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) to report $8.24 EPS on August, 3 after the close.They anticipate $3.25 EPS change or 65.13% from last quarter’s $4.99 EPS. Y’s profit would be $128.64M giving it 18.42 P/E if the $8.24 EPS is correct. After having $7.29 EPS previously, Alleghany Corporation’s analysts see 13.03% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.25% or $7.52 on July 17, reaching $607.25. About shares traded. Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) has risen 7.94% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.76% the S&P500.

Tootsie Roll Industries Incorporated (NYSE:TR) had an increase of 1.32% in short interest. TR’s SI was 4.61M shares in July as released by FINRA. Its up 1.32% from 4.55M shares previously. With 69,300 avg volume, 67 days are for Tootsie Roll Industries Incorporated (NYSE:TR)’s short sellers to cover TR’s short positions. The SI to Tootsie Roll Industries Incorporated’s float is 21.1%. The stock increased 0.55% or $0.2 on July 17, reaching $36.35. About shares traded. Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TR) has risen 4.65% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.05% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.05, from 0.94 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 20 investors sold Alleghany Corporation shares while 124 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 94 raised stakes. 12.45 million shares or 0.34% less from 12.50 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Ajo Limited Partnership, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 42,111 shares. 417 are owned by Veritas Inv Management Llp. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt System holds 0.03% or 2,283 shares in its portfolio. Messner And Smith Theme Value Invest Mngmt Ltd Ca has 700 shares for 0.7% of their portfolio. Cap Guardian Tru invested in 41 shares. Proshare Ltd Com stated it has 3,585 shares. Quantbot Technologies L P accumulated 56 shares. New Jersey-based Blackrock Mgmt Lc has invested 0.04% in Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y). Ahl Prtnrs Llp invested in 0.05% or 2,663 shares. Moreover, Sei Invs Communication has 0.02% invested in Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) for 6,550 shares. Bb&T Secs Lc has invested 0.04% in Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y). Natixis Asset Management holds 790 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale reported 0.09% of its portfolio in Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y). Tci Wealth, a Arizona-based fund reported 7 shares. 29,908 were accumulated by Blackrock Advsrs Limited Co.

Since March 3, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $3.13 million activity. On Tuesday, May 9 LAVIN WILLIAM K sold $186,983 worth of Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) or 321 shares. 510 shares were sold by MARTINEAU PHILLIP M, worth $330,021. Kirby Jefferson had sold 4,070 shares worth $2.61M on Tuesday, March 7.

Alleghany Corporation is an insurance holding company. The company has market cap of $9.48 billion. The Company, through its subsidiary Alleghany Insurance Holdings LLC and its subsidiaries, is engaged in the property and casualty insurance business. It has a 20.75 P/E ratio. AIHL’s insurance activities are conducted by its subsidiaries RSUI Group, Inc. (RSUI), CapSpecialty, Inc. (CapSpecialty) and Pacific Compensation Corporation (PacificComp).

Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. and its subsidiaries are engaged in the manufacture and sale of confectionery products. The company has market cap of $2.31 billion. The Firm offers a range of candy, chocolate and bubble gum brands. It has a 34.35 P/E ratio. The Company’s products are marketed in a range of packages designed to be suitable for display and sale in different types of retail outlets.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.08, from 1.25 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 10 investors sold Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. shares while 48 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 13.41 million shares or 0.20% less from 13.44 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Ameritas Invest Prns Inc accumulated 6,959 shares. Gabelli Funds Ltd Liability Corp owns 0.19% invested in Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TR) for 787,903 shares. Raymond James Finance Services reported 9,386 shares. Fincl Bank Of Mellon, a New York-based fund reported 286,796 shares. 28,821 were reported by Metropolitan Life Com Ny. Weaver C Barksdale Inc owns 78 shares. Federated Pa owns 7,547 shares. Prospector Partners Limited Company has 0.55% invested in Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TR) for 93,307 shares. Finemark Retail Bank Trust holds 0.01% or 2,880 shares. Btim holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TR) for 63,819 shares. Peoples Svcs Corp reported 1,709 shares. 45 were reported by Gemmer Asset Management Ltd Liability Co. Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability Com has 6,875 shares. Guggenheim Capital Llc stated it has 0% in Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TR). North Star Mgmt holds 3,885 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio.

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