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TMCNet:  Shares of MKL Up 23.7% Since Uptrend Call on Shares

[November 16, 2012]

Shares of MKL Up 23.7% Since Uptrend Call on Shares

Nov 16, 2012 (SmarTrend(R) Spotlight via COMTEX) -- SmarTrend identified an Uptrend for Markel (NYSE:MKL) on October 21st, 2011 at $380.33. In approximately 13 months, Markel has returned 23.74% as of today's recent price of $470.61.

In the past 52 weeks, Markel share prices have been bracketed by a low of $378.75 and a high of $502.20 and are now at $470.61, 24% above that low price. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has climbed 0.6% while the 200-day MA has risen 0.3%.

Markel Corporation markets and underwrites specialty insurance products and programs to a variety of niche markets. The Company also underwrites a diverse property, casualty, marine, and aviation insurance and reinsurance business on a worldwide basis.

SmarTrend will continue to scan these moving averages and a number of other proprietary indicators for any shifts in the trajectory of Markel shares.Log in and add Markel (MKL) to your watchlist today so you can receive a real-time alert when the shares are about to change trend.

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