Markel Corp (MKL) Holder Heritage Wealth Advisors Raised Holding by $17.75 Million

April 19, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.09, from 1.17 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 23 investors sold MKL shares while 123 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. 10.50 million shares or 0.60% more from 10.44 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 0.03% in Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL). Edgar Lomax Co Va invested in 0.02% or 260 shares. Brandywine Glob Invest Management Lc reported 13,059 shares stake. 2 were reported by Orrstown Financial Ser. Neville Rodie Shaw invested in 3,666 shares. City Commerce reported 0.02% stake. Mar Vista Investment Prns accumulated 133,921 shares or 5.72% of the stock. New York-based Horizon Kinetics Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.7% in Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL). Colony Grp Inc invested in 0.02% or 211 shares. Savant Limited Liability invested 0.06% in Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL). Chilton Ltd Com reported 250 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Karpas Strategies Lc invested in 698 shares or 0.34% of the stock. Homrich And Berg has invested 0.01% in Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL). Aqr Cap Management Llc reported 16,858 shares. Menlo Advsrs Ltd Liability accumulated 6,158 shares or 5.07% of the stock.

Since October 26, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 12 sales for $2.25 million activity. Shares for $228,016 were sold by MARKEL STEVEN A on Thursday, March 15. 48 shares were sold by MARKEL ANTHONY F, worth $53,770. 225 shares were bought by Schewel Michael Jay, worth $250,853. KIRSHNER ALAN I had sold 100 shares worth $114,902.

Heritage Wealth Advisors increased its stake in Markel Corp (MKL) by 316.72% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Heritage Wealth Advisors bought 15,586 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.98% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 20,507 shares of the property-casualty insurers company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $23.36M, up from 4,921 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Heritage Wealth Advisors who had been investing in Markel Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $15.98B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.69% or $8 during the last trading session, reaching $1150. About 29,040 shares traded. Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) has risen 20.36% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.81% the S&P500.

Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Markel Corp (NYSE:MKL), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Markel Corp has $1200.0 highest and $1100.0 lowest target. $1200’s average target is 4.35% above currents $1150 stock price. Markel Corp had 5 analyst reports since October 27, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 7 by RBC Capital Markets. William Blair upgraded the shares of MKL in report on Monday, March 19 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) earned “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Friday, October 27. As per Wednesday, February 7, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust.

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