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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Markel Corp., MKL

Markel Corp., MKL is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Property & Casualty Insurance in the sector of Financial. Based in USA, Markel Corp., MKL  has a market cap of 12959.1. Since its IPO date on the 3/26/1990, Markel Corp., MKL performance year to date is 4.34%. Today Markel Corp., MKL has gained 0.32%, with a current price of 924.64.

Ownership of the company is 2.50% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 76.40%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 2.20%, with return on investment at 7.00%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Markel Corp., MKL is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.28. While Total debt/equity is 0.28. With a profit margin of 10.10%, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of 15.20%. Markel Corp. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of *TBA, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year Markel Corp., MKL has seen a EPS growth of 87.50%. A performance for the year of 3.52%. The 52-week high is -6.52%, and the 52-week low is 19.31%. The average volume for Markel Corp., MKL is 6887.

With a target price of 925, can Markel Corp., MKL reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Markel Corp., MKL. Markel Corp. has a P/E of 23.31 and a forward P/E of 32.21. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.12. Markel Corp. also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.36 and 1.57 respectively. For P/cash, Markel Corp. has a value of 5.67, while it is 28.62 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 924.64, Markel Corp. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 7.10%.

Looking more long-term Markel Corp., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 11.00%. In the short-term an EPS growth of -9.14% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 87.50% for this year and for the last five years a 8.90% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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