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How has Markel Corp.:(NYSE:MKL) performed recently?

Markel Corp. (NYSE: MKL) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 12972.68. It is in the Property & Casualty Insurance industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 24.18, a forward P/E of 31.91 and EPS of 38.21. At a stock price of 928.49 (0.49%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 8.90%, more recently this last year it has grown by 87.50%. The next year growth is going to be about -8.01% and more long-term 11.00% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -16.70%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 19.30% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 5.70%.

For performance, Markel Corp. the past week has seen a gain of -0.82%. For the last month performance for Markel Corp. is -2.11%. While the last quarter is -3.55% and half year, 9.84%. Finally for the year, performance is 6.23%.

The 52-week high for Markel Corp., is at -6.14%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 19.81%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.94% and 3.14% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.02%, and for the month it is 1.16%. Markel Corp., has a target price of 947.5.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.31, and for total debt/equity Markel Corp. has 0.31. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 15.40%, the profit margin is 9.70%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 2.50%, with instituitional ownership at 77.10%. Markel Corp. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 14.04. The shares float is 13.59, with the float short at 0.85%, with short ratio coming to 3.05.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Markel Corp., get 2.10%, with its returns on investment at 7.00%. Return on equity is 6.70%. So will the investors see the target price of 947.5, reached soon?

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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