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SmarTrend Watching for Potential Pullback in Shares of Markel Corp After 1.40% Gain

By Amy Schwartz

Markel Corp (NYSE:MKL) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $1,010.00 to a high of $1,019.30. Yesterday, the shares gained 1.4%, which took the trading range above the 3-day high of $1,007.41 on volume of 203,000 shares. Often times after large one-day gains, short term traders will seek to take profits and, as such, investors should be cautious.

In the past 52 weeks, Markel Corp share prices have been bracketed by a low of $950.16 and a high of $1228.32 and are now at $1018.84, 7% above that low price. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone down 0.3% while the 50-day MA has declined 0.2%.

SmarTrend is monitoring the recent change of momentum in Markel Corp. Please refer to our Company Overview for the results of our proprietary technical indicators that have been scanning shares of Markel Corp in search of a potential trend change.

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Ticker(s): MKL