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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) which is in the industry Property & Casualty Insurance, gaining 0.43% today. In the last week its performance is -3.78%, and -1.94% for the past quarter. Currently, Markel Corp., MKL has a target price of 925, so today’s gain of 0.43% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.48%.

Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL), has a market cap of 12922.41, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 2.50%, and institutional ownership is 76.40%.

At the current price of 923.04, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 925. This is with a profit margin of 10.10%, and total debt/equity of 0.28. Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) has a P/E of 23.24, as well as a forward P/E of 32.12.

With a current EPS of 39.54, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -9.14%,Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 8.90%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 11.00%.

Performance for the year is 2.98%. Since its IPO date on 3/26/1990, the total performance to date is 4.05%.

Volume today for Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL), is 7773, while its average volume is 40.01. Whilst the total gain today was 0.43%, it did have a day high of -5.51%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.26%, and 1.14% for the month. The 52-week low for Markel Corp., MKL has been 19.10%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.69%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 7.00%, and its return on assets is 2.20%. Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) has an operating margin of 15.20%. With a sales growth of 5.90% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Markel Corp., MKL is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.28, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Markel Corp.? Well its PEG is 2.11, and the P/S is 2.35, along with a P/B of 1.56. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 5.66.

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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