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Market Cap $M9,216Revenue $M4,323Net Margin (%)6.5Z-Score
Enterprise Value $M9,538EPS $22.5Operating Margin %8.4F-Score4
P/E(ttm))32.0Cash Flow Per Share $19.7Pre-tax Margin (%)8.4Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book1.310-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0Quick Ratio0Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales1.95-y EBITDA Growth Rate %14.7Current Ratio0Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow25.1y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %3.2ROA % (ttm)1.2Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %0Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)4.2Less Shares Outstanding y-yN
Payout Ratio %0Shares Outstanding M14.0ROI % (ttm)2.1Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with MKL

Number of guru portfolios checked: 56. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
MKLChuck Akre 2014-06-30 Add2.14%$595.99 - $654.5
($629.66)
$ 658.335%Add 29.47%493,273
MKLArnold Van Den Berg 2014-03-31 Buy 2.3%$529 - $590
($569.31)
$ 658.3316%New holding, 45409 sh.45,409
MKLChuck Akre 2013-12-31 Add0.68%$514.53 - $579.18
($542.44)
$ 658.3321%Add 9.1%380,717
MKLChuck Akre 2013-09-30 Add2.27%$510.28 - $547.02
($525.48)
$ 658.3325%Add 41.77%348,963
MKLChuck Akre 2013-03-31 Add0.36%$433.42 - $508.85
($482.44)
$ 658.3336%Add 5.41%246,769
MKLDonald Yacktman 2013-03-31 Sold Out -0.0021%$433.42 - $508.85
($482.44)
$ 658.3336%Sold Out0
MKLChuck Akre 2012-12-31 Add1.05%$428.3 - $500.68
($473.24)
$ 658.3339%Add 17.13%234,094
MKLMason Hawkins 2012-09-30 Sold Out -0.45%$421.76 - $458.49
($435.35)
$ 658.3351%Sold Out0
MKLChuck Akre 2012-06-30 Add2.32%$422.94 - $448.99
($438.75)
$ 658.3350%Add 47.47%199,973
MKLMason Hawkins 2012-06-30 Reduce-0.63%$422.94 - $448.99
($438.75)
$ 658.3350%Reduce -56.86%241,791
MKLChuck Akre 2011-12-31 Add0.21%$347.36 - $415
($389.27)
$ 658.3369%Add 2.43%135,285
MKLChuck Akre 2011-09-30 Add1.34%$351.13 - $401.75
($384.94)
$ 658.3371%Add 18.3%132,079
MKLGeorge Soros 2011-03-31 Sold Out $378.13 - $422.83
($403.63)
$ 658.3363%Sold Out0
MKLMason Hawkins 2010-12-31 Add0.1%$335.02 - $383.6
($357.3)
$ 658.3384%Add 7.99%863,349
MKLGeorge Soros 2010-09-30 Reduce-0.01%$321.32 - $351.94
($337.39)
$ 658.3395%Reduce -50.23%1,715
MKLChuck Akre 2010-06-30 Add0.76%$336.12 - $386.4
($359.27)
$ 658.3383%Add 7.31%115,206
MKLMason Hawkins 2010-06-30 Add0.13%$336.12 - $386.4
($359.27)
$ 658.3383%Add 10.87%788,877
MKLGeorge Soros 2010-06-30 Reduce-0.01%$336.12 - $386.4
($359.27)
$ 658.3383%Reduce -21.49%3,446
MKLGeorge Soros 2010-03-31 Add$325.01 - $373.33
($348.27)
$ 658.3389%Add 33%4,389
MKLChuck Akre 2009-12-31 Add2.39%$318.05 - $343.85
($333.26)
$ 658.3398%Add 19.66%127,258
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

MKL is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
MKL Chuck Akre 2014-06-30493,2733.539.4+29.47%
MKL Arnold Van Den Berg 2014-06-3045,1680.322.6-0.53%
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MKL: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
Whitt Richard R IIIPresident & Co-COO 2014-08-14Sell300$640.393.03view
MARKEL ANTHONY FVice Chairman 2014-06-09Sell45$646.52.06view
Whitt Richard R IIIPresident & Co-COO 2014-05-27Sell200$6294.9view
EBY DOUGLAS CDirector 2014-04-04Sell33$603.29.38view
Crowley F. MichaelPresident & Co-COO 2014-03-10Sell982$581.5113.46view
EBY DOUGLAS CDirector 2014-03-04Sell42$57714.35view
MARKEL ANTHONY FVice Chairman 2014-02-19Sell51$572.5815.23view
Crouch Nora NController and CAO 2014-02-14Buy185$568.6916.02view
EBY DOUGLAS CDirector 2014-02-12Sell20$553.4619.21view
EBY DOUGLAS CDirector 2014-01-31Sell65$540.1522.15view

Press Releases about MKL :

    Quarterly/Annual Reports about MKL:

    News about MKL:

    Articles On GuruFocus.com
    Is This Company The Next Berkshire Hathaway? Aug 31 2014 
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    Notes from the 2014 Markel Shareholder Meeting May 07 2014 
    Mental Model Application - Reward and Punishment Super-Response Tendency (Incentives) Apr 15 2014 
    Analysis of Guru Companies - Tom Gayner, Markel Corp Apr 11 2014 
    Analysis of Guru Companies: Prem Watsa, Fairfax Financial Apr 08 2014 
    Investor Arnold Van Den Berg Buys Another Slew of Miners in Q1 Apr 08 2014 
    Markel (MKL): A Compounding Machine Apr 03 2014 
    Chuck Akre Comments on Markel Corp. Mar 25 2014 

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