Technical Analysis for MKL - Markel Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade A 1120.54 -0.10% -1.15
MKL closed down 0.1 percent on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, on 2.04 times normal volume. The bulls were able to push the stock to a new 52-week high. The price action carved out a bearish shooting star candlestick pattern. That may indicate a downside reversal. Look for price to trade beneath the low of the shooting star for confirmation. Due to the stock's strong uptrend, it may remain overbought for a while. So, if you're looking for a reason to sell, don't put too much weight on it being overbought.
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ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Strong Up Up Up
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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Dec 13 Shooting Star Candlestick Bearish 0.00%
Dec 13 Lizard Bearish Bearish Day Trade Setup 0.00%
Dec 13 New 52 Week High Other 0.00%
Dec 13 Wide Bands Range Expansion 0.00%
Dec 13 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Dec 13 Upper Bollinger Band Touch Strength 0.00%
Dec 12 New 52 Week Closing High Bullish -0.10%
Dec 12 New 52 Week High Other -0.10%
Dec 12 Stochastic Reached Overbought Other -0.10%
Dec 12 NR7 Range Contraction -0.10%

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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
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Summary: Counts: 4 bullish, 0 bearish and 1 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 1133.99
52 Week Low 878.42
Average Volume 26,240
200-Day Moving Average 1020.4
50-Day Moving Average 1085.1874
20-Day Moving Average 1096.8945
10-Day Moving Average 1111.754
Average True Range 18.8251
ADX 29.1
+DI 22.71
-DI 10.13
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 1077.5147
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 1116.4853
Upper Bollinger Band 1131.3889
Lower Bollinger Band 1062.4001
Percent B (%b) 0.84
BandWidth 6.289465
MACD Line 10.8161
MACD Signal Line 8.7255
MACD Histogram 2.0906
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 15.59 Billion
Num Shares 13.9 Million
EPS 28.92
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 38.75
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) 1145.55
Resistance 3 (R3) 1147.26 1140.62 1141.38
Resistance 2 (R2) 1140.62 1134.25 1139.77 1139.99
Resistance 1 (R1) 1130.58 1130.32 1135.60 1128.88 1138.60
Pivot Point 1123.95 1123.95 1126.46 1123.10 1123.95
Support 1 (S1) 1113.91 1117.58 1118.93 1112.20 1102.48
Support 2 (S2) 1107.27 1113.64 1106.42 1101.09
Support 3 (S3) 1097.23 1107.27 1099.70
Support 4 (S4) 1095.53