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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 13186.67. It is in the Property & Casualty Insurance industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 23.62, a forward P/E of 32.64 and EPS of 39.54. At a stock price of 933.9 (-0.93%) 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 -9.14% and more long-term 11.00% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -16.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 19.30% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 5.90%.

For performance, Markel Corp. the past week has seen a gain of 2.55%. For the last month performance for Markel Corp. is -3.02%. While the last quarter is 5.87% and half year, 7.78%. Finally for the year, performance is 10.81%.

The 52-week high for Markel Corp., is at -5.59%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 20.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.69% and 5.71% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.61%, and for the month it is 1.42%. Markel Corp., has a target price of 925.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.28, and for total debt/equity Markel Corp. has 0.28. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 15.20%, the profit margin is 10.10%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 2.50%, with instituitional ownership at 77.30%. Markel Corp. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 14.12. The shares float is 13.57, with the float short at 1.08%, with short ratio coming to 3.6.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Markel Corp., get 2.20%, with its returns on investment at 7.00%. Return on equity is 7.10%. So will the investors see the target price of 925, 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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