Markel trading at 1.26x book value

|About: Markel Corporation (MKL)|By:, SA News Editor

Book value per share of $511.28 up 7% from the year's start. Last night's close of $643.93 puts the stock at 1.26x book.

Net income per share of $2.66 vs. $2.24 one year ago.

CEO Alan Kirshner: "We are pleased with our growth in book value for 2014, which was driven by strong performance in our equity and fixed income investment portfolios."

Conference call at 10:30 ET

Previously: Markel EPS of $2.66

MKL flat in early action