Technical Analysis for MKL - Markel Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change $ Change
grade A $986.73 1.40% 13.66
MKL closed up 1.4 percent on Thursday, February 23, 2017, on approximately normal volume. 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
Feb 23 Upper Bollinger Band Walk Other 0.00%
Feb 23 180 Bullish Setup Bullish Swing Setup 0.00%
Feb 22 Upper Bollinger Band Walk Other 1.40%
Feb 22 Jack-in-the-Box Bullish Bullish Swing Setup 1.40%
Feb 21 Expansion Breakout Bullish Swing Setup 0.56%
Feb 13 NR7 Range Contraction 3.94%
Feb 13 Stochastic Reached Overbought Other 3.94%
Feb 13 New Uptrend Bullish 3.94%
Feb 9 Upside 200 DMA Break Bullish 4.65%
Feb 9 Expansion Breakout Bullish Swing Setup 4.65%

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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: 4 bullish, 0 bearish and 1 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicators
Indicator Value
52 Week High 989.18
52 Week Low 811.05
Average Volume 38,797
200-Day Moving Average 921.52
50-Day Moving Average 917.32
20-Day Moving Average 941.64
10-Day Moving Average 960.67
Average True Range 12.9
ADX 34.26
+DI 35.03
-DI: 9.66
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 948.03
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 938.54
Upper Bollinger Band 985.59
Lower Bollinger Band 897.69
Percent B (%b) 1.01
Bandwidth 0.093348