Technical Analysis for MKL - Markel Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade B 1121.9 1.35% 14.90
MKL closed up 1.35 percent on Friday, February 23, 2018, on 44 percent of normal volume. The stock exhibited some range contraction during this trading session as price made an NR7 -- narrowest range of the last seven sessions. The stock rose above its 50 day moving average, improving its intermediate-term outlook by crossing above that important trendline.
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ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Weak or Absent Up Flat Up
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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Feb 23 Crossed Above 50 DMA Bullish 0.00%
Feb 23 180 Bullish Setup Bullish Swing Setup 0.00%
Feb 23 NR7 Range Contraction 0.00%
Feb 23 Inside Day Range Contraction 0.00%
Feb 23 Wide Bands Range Expansion 0.00%
Feb 22 50 DMA Resistance Bearish 1.35%
Feb 22 Wide Bands Range Expansion 1.35%
Feb 21 50 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.82%
Feb 21 Wide Bands Range Expansion 0.82%
Feb 20 Fell Below 50 DMA Bearish 1.25%

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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
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200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength
Summary: Counts: 2 bullish, 0 bearish and 3 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicators
Indicator Value
52 Week High 1157.3
52 Week Low 936.95
Average Volume 39,170
200-Day Moving Average 1055.6925
50-Day Moving Average 1118.3198
20-Day Moving Average 1111.2835
10-Day Moving Average 1109.845
Average True Range 25.4829
ADX 13.97
+DI 21.65
-DI 23.55
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 1080.5413
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 1126.3987
Upper Bollinger Band 1155.2448
Lower Bollinger Band 1067.3222
Percent B (%b) 0.62
BandWidth 7.911806
MACD Line -0.3044
MACD Signal Line -2.0946
MACD Histogram 1.7902
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 15.61 Billion
Num Shares 13.9 Million
EPS 28.92
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 38.79
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) 1145.74
Resistance 3 (R3) 1143.42 1133.15 1141.76
Resistance 2 (R2) 1133.15 1127.08 1134.31 1140.44
Resistance 1 (R1) 1127.53 1123.33 1130.34 1129.85 1139.11
Pivot Point 1117.26 1117.26 1118.67 1118.42 1117.26
Support 1 (S1) 1111.64 1111.19 1114.45 1113.96 1104.69
Support 2 (S2) 1101.37 1107.44 1102.53 1103.36
Support 3 (S3) 1095.75 1101.37 1102.04
Support 4 (S4) 1098.07