Markel trading at 1.26x book value


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

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  • jluds
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    Another 3% gain in Q3 and we'll be closer to 1.2x P/BV. I'll be buying in the $630's as much as I can.
    7 Aug 2014, 01:41 PM Reply Like
  • John McCoy
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    Smart move jluds, I'm right there with you.
    30 Sep 2014, 06:59 PM Reply Like
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