Markel Corporation (MKL) - FREE Research Report

Whitt Richard R III who is President & Co-COO at Markel Corporation sold 200 shares at $558.00 on Dec. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the President & Co-COO owned 12,774 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.54% with the 200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $557.33, down $0.67, or 0.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Markel Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,096
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 150
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,396

The average volume for Markel Corporation has been 47,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Markel Corporation has a market cap of $7.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 29.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Markel Corporation markets and underwrites specialty insurance products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Excess and Surplus Lines, Specialty Admitted, and London Insurance Market. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.0. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Markel Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Markel Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in stock price during the past year and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Markel Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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