Technical Analysis for MKL - Markel Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade C 1068.2 1.12% 11.85
MKL closed up 1.12 percent on Friday, January 18, 2019, on 74 percent of normal volume. The stock rose above its 50 day moving average, improving its intermediate-term outlook by crossing above that important trendline. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.

Earnings due: Feb 5

Trend Table & Recent Signals
ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Weak or Absent Down Flat Up
See historical MKL trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Jan 18 Crossed Above 50 DMA Bullish 0.00%
Jan 18 Doji - Bearish? Reversal 0.00%
Jan 18 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Jan 18 Up 3 Days in a Row Strength 0.00%
Jan 18 Up 4 Days in a Row Strength 0.00%
Jan 17 Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup 1.12%
Jan 17 Overbought Stochastic Strength 1.12%
Jan 17 Up 3 Days in a Row Strength 1.12%
Jan 16 Pocket Pivot Bullish Swing Setup 1.22%
Jan 16 Spinning Top Other 1.22%

Older signals for MKL ...

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Profile
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 Excess and Surplus Lines segment writes risks outside of the standard market, including catastrophe-exposed property, professional liability, products liability, general liability, and commercial umbrella. This segment also provides environmental, transportation, inland marine, ocean marine, and railroad insurance products, as well as casualty facultative reinsurance, and public entity insurance and reinsurance products. The Specialty Admitted segment writes risks that remain with an admitted insurance company for marketing and regulatory reasons. This segment writes specialty program, personal and commercial property, accident and health, liability, and workers' compensation insurance products. The London Insurance Market segment writes specialty property, casualty, professional liability, equine, marine, energy, and trade credit insurance and reinsurance products. Markel Corporation was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Glen Allen, Virginia.
Is MKL a Buy, Sell or Hold?
Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength
Summary: Counts: 0 bullish, 1 bearish and 4 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicators
Indicator Value
52 Week High 1228.32
52 Week Low 954.39
Average Volume 44,996
200-Day Moving Average 1126.791
50-Day Moving Average 1064.8878
20-Day Moving Average 1024.1295
10-Day Moving Average 1045.043
Average True Range 26.561
ADX 18.58
+DI 18.8135
-DI 15.5092
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 992.247
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 1034.073
Upper Bollinger Band 1080.6772
Lower Bollinger Band 967.5818
Percent B (%b) 0.89
BandWidth 11.043076
MACD Line -0.1355
MACD Signal Line -7.6767
MACD Histogram 7.5412
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 14.86 Billion
Num Shares 13.9 Million
EPS 28.92
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 36.94
Price-to-Sales 2.64
Price-to-Book 1.70
PEG Ratio 6.38
Dividend 0.00
Dividend Yield 0.00%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 1089.41
Resistance 3 (R3) 1088.30 1080.11 1085.88
Resistance 2 (R2) 1080.11 1074.71 1080.67 1084.70
Resistance 1 (R1) 1074.16 1071.37 1077.14 1075.27 1083.52
Pivot Point 1065.97 1065.97 1067.46 1066.53 1065.97
Support 1 (S1) 1060.02 1060.57 1063.00 1061.13 1052.88
Support 2 (S2) 1051.83 1057.23 1052.39 1051.70
Support 3 (S3) 1045.88 1051.83 1050.53
Support 4 (S4) 1046.99