Why insider trading matters?

Insiders might sell their shares for any number of reasons, but they buy them for only one: they think the price will rise.

- Peter Lynch
MARKEL CORP (MKL)
Sector: Financial Services; Industry: Insurance—Property & Casualty

Markel Corporation, a diverse financial holding company, markets and underwrites specialty insurance products in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and internationally. The company's Reinsurance segment offers general liability, professional liability, workers' compensation, medical malpractice, and environmental impairment liability; property treaty products for catastrophe, per risk, and retrocessional exposures; and specialty treaty reinsurance products comprising structured and whole turnover credit, political risk, mortgage and contract, and commercial surety reinsurance programs. This segment also provides healthcare, consulting, and others types of services to businesses and consumers, including management and technology consulting, behavioral healthcare, and retail intelligence. The company's Other segment operates as an insurance and investment fund manager offering a range of investment products, including insurance-linked securities, catastrophe bonds, insurance swaps, and weather derivatives; and program services. Markel Corporation was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Glen Allen, Virginia.


Trade Date Insider Title Buy/Sell #Shares Price Value Option
2022-08-23 Puckett A. Lynne Director Buy 83 $1213.86 $100,750 No
2022-08-04 Puckett A. Lynne Director Buy 84 $1196.40 $100,498 No
2022-05-10 MARKEL ANTHONY F Director Buy 80 $1305.14 $104,411 No
2022-05-06 Puckett A. Lynne Director Buy 78 $1319.71 $102,937 No
2022-03-24 MARKEL STEVEN A Director Sell 1,500 $1479.05 $2,218,568 No
2021-11-22 GAYNER THOMAS SINNICKSON Co-Chief Executive Officer Buy 25 $1251.30 $31,282 No
2021-10-21 MARKEL STEVEN A Director Sell 1,000 $1317.25 $1,317,246 No
2021-10-19 MARKEL STEVEN A Director Sell 1,500 $1300.16 $1,950,240 No
2021-10-14 MARKEL STEVEN A Director Sell 1,500 $1295.82 $1,943,725 No
2021-10-15 Whitt Richard R III Co-Chief Executive Officer Sell 750 $1302.65 $976,988 No
2021-04-29 MARKEL STEVEN A Director Sell 437 $1197.29 $523,217 No
2021-04-22 MARKEL STEVEN A Director Sell 563 $1198.14 $674,556 No
2021-04-15 MARKEL STEVEN A Director Sell 1,500 $1199.36 $1,799,038 No
2021-02-18 Puckett A. Lynne Director Buy 90 $1092.20 $98,298 No
2021-02-05 MARKEL ANTHONY F Director Sell 126 $1075.14 $135,468 No
2020-11-03 KASEN STEWART M Director Sell 1,997 $960.75 $1,918,616 No
2020-08-11 Whitt Richard R III Co-Chief Executive Officer Sell 500 $1110.87 $555,436 No
2020-08-06 Whitt Richard R III Co-Chief Executive Officer Sell 500 $1075.00 $537,500 No
2020-05-01 MARKEL ANTHONY F Vice Chairman Sell 111 $845.27 $93,825 No
2020-05-01 WILSON DEBORA J Director Buy 1,000 $831.86 $831,863 No
2020-04-09 KIRSHNER ALAN I Executive Chairman Sell 400 $1000.00 $400,000 No
2020-02-07 Crouch Nora N Chief Accounting Officer Sell 212 $1288.64 $273,192 No
2020-01-02 KIRSHNER ALAN I Executive Chairman Sell 400 $1144.69 $457,877 No
2019-12-23 Whitt Richard R III Co-Chief Executive Officer Sell 250 $1137.01 $284,252 No
2019-12-16 Whitt Richard R III Co-Chief Executive Officer Sell 250 $1133.59 $283,398 No
2019-12-09 Whitt Richard R III Co-Chief Executive Officer Sell 250 $1136.09 $284,021 No
2019-12-02 Whitt Richard R III Co-Chief Executive Officer Sell 250 $1132.29 $283,074 No
2019-11-26 MARKEL STEVEN A Vice Chairman Sell 249 $1125.00 $280,125 No
2019-11-21 MARKEL STEVEN A Vice Chairman Sell 1 $1125.00 $1,125 No
2019-11-19 MARKEL STEVEN A Vice Chairman Sell 250 $1125.00 $281,250 No

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