An Insider Steven Markel Unloaded 200 shares of Markel (MKL); 5 Analysts Are Bullish Secure Energy Services Inc. (TSE:SES) Last Week

The Markel Corp’s Vice Chairman, Steven Markel, the insider unloaded – 200 Markel Corp’s shares, based on the average $1109.3 for a share. Steven Markel’s shares not a long ago had a value of $221,863 U.S Dollars. This is not his first insider trade, in the last month, he sold another 400 shares worth $449,701 USD. This trade decreased his ownership of the company to 0.89% market capitalization or 123,491 shares.

Among 6 analysts covering Secure Energy Services Inc. (TSE:SES), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Secure Energy Services Inc. had 34 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, September 9 the stock rating was maintained by Cormark Securities with “Buy”. The stock of Secure Energy Services Inc. (TSE:SES) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, November 17 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by TD Securities with “Buy” on Friday, November 4. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, January 17 with “Outperform”. The stock has “Strong Buy” rating by Raymond James on Thursday, March 2. Scotia Capital maintained it with “Sector Perform” rating and $11 target in Friday, November 4 report. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Raymond James on Friday, October 7. See Secure Energy Services Inc. (TSE:SES) latest ratings:

10/11/2017 Broker: TD Securities Rating: Buy Old Target: $12.00 New Target: $12.50 Target Up

Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.11, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 29 investors sold Markel Corporation shares while 109 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 119 raised stakes. 10.44 million shares or 0.15% more from 10.42 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Jacobson & Schmitt Advisors Limited Company has 3.35% invested in Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL). 12,614 were reported by State Of Wisconsin Board. Smithfield holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) for 653 shares. Mackenzie holds 50,576 shares or 0.29% of its portfolio. Kbc Grp Nv holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) for 1,566 shares. Beck Mack & Oliver Ltd Llc holds 2.87% of its portfolio in Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) for 81,614 shares. Brown Advisory holds 0.04% or 10,229 shares. Ls Investment Advsr Lc has 364 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. D Scott Neal, a Kentucky-based fund reported 15 shares. Tci Wealth Advsrs Inc stated it has 32 shares. Quantbot Techs L P holds 0.01% or 94 shares in its portfolio. Beese Fulmer Management accumulated 1,781 shares. Illinois-based Guggenheim Cap Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0% in Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL). Somerset Company has 907 shares for 0.51% of their portfolio. Steinberg Asset Mgmt Limited Company invested in 1.43% or 3,796 shares.

Markel Corporation markets and underwrites specialty insurance products in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $15.58 billion. It operates through three divisions: U.S. It has a 241.5 P/E ratio. Insurance, International Insurance, and Reinsurance.

Among 4 analysts covering Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Markel Corporation has $1100.0 highest and $950 lowest target. $1066.67’s average target is -4.89% below currents $1121.51 stock price. Markel Corporation had 9 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Monday, August 28. The rating was upgraded by William Blair to “Outperform” on Thursday, April 14. Boenning & Scattergood maintained Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) rating on Wednesday, July 26. Boenning & Scattergood has “Buy” rating and $105000 target. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Friday, October 27 with “Hold”. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Thursday, August 4 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 2 with “Hold”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, July 10 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, July 27. The stock of Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) earned “” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, August 7.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 15 selling transactions for $7.09 million activity. Whitt Richard R III sold 600 shares worth $627,558. MARKEL STEVEN A sold $4.16 million worth of Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) on Tuesday, August 1. $105,403 worth of Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) shares were sold by KIRSHNER ALAN I. $316,254 worth of Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) was sold by Crowley F. Michael. $376,096 worth of Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) shares were sold by Kiscaden Bradley James.

The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $1121.51. About 25,959 shares traded. Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) has declined 1.06% since January 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.76% the S&P500.

Analysts await Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) to report earnings on February, 14. They expect $8.55 earnings per share, down 6.15% or $0.56 from last year’s $9.11 per share. MKL’s profit will be $118.78 million for 32.79 P/E if the $8.55 EPS becomes a reality. After $-18.82 actual earnings per share reported by Markel Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -145.43% EPS growth.

Secure Energy Services Inc., an energy services company, provides specialized services to upstream oil and natural gas companies operating in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin and North Dakota. The company has market cap of $1.51 billion. The companyÂ’s Processing, Recovery and Disposal division assists upstream oil and natural gas companies with the treatment and sale of crude oil, as well as the treatment, recycling, and disposal of by-products associated with oil and natural gas development and production. It currently has negative earnings. This divisionÂ’s PRD services include crude oil emulsion treatment, terminalling, rail transloading and marketing of oil, oilfield waste processing, tank washing, landfill disposal, and produced and waste water disposal, as well as the purchase and resale of crude oil.

The stock increased 0.43% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $9.26. About 178,051 shares traded. Secure Energy Services Inc. (TSE:SES) has 0.00% since January 23, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.