Markel Corporation Q4 2017

Markel Corporation holdings Q4 2017
Name ValueChangeSharesChangeWeightingChange
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc.$323,789
8.32%
1,0880.00%6.11%
2.72%
Carmax$315,075
-15.41%
4,913,0700.00%5.95%
-19.78%
Berkshire Hathaway Class B$299,631
8.13%
1,511,6070.00%5.66%
2.54%
Brookfield Asset Management$236,675
5.42%
5,435,8210.00%4.47%
-0.03%
Marriott International$204,718
23.10%
1,508,2690.00%3.87%
16.73%
Diageo PLC$197,111
10.52%
1,349,8000.00%3.72%
4.80%
Disney$182,681
9.07%
1,699,2000.00%3.45%
3.43%
Home Depot$174,368
15.88%
920,0000.00%3.29%
9.89%
John Deere$171,441
24.62%
1,095,4000.00%3.24%
18.18%
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc$155,043
-5.96%
2,135,0000.00%2.93%
-10.82%
United Health Group Inc$146,165
12.57%
663,0000.00%2.76%
6.74%
Visa$104,248
8.34%
914,3000.00%1.97%
2.74%
Alphabet Inc$101,533
9.10%
97,0310.00%1.92%
3.46%
Amazon.com$93,558
21.65%
80,0000.00%1.77%
15.36%
Blackrock Inc$92,468
14.90%
180,0000.00%1.75%
8.96%
Johnson and Johnson$85,341
7.47%
610,8000.00%1.61%
1.91%
Unilever PLC ADR$84,537
-4.52%
1,527,6000.00%1.60%
-9.46%
General Dynamics$78,735
-1.04%
387,0000.00%1.49%
-6.15%
RLI Corporation$72,627
5.75%
1,197,2720.00%1.37%
0.28%
W.P. Carey$65,468
2.24%
950,2000.00%1.24%
-3.05%
Automatic Data Processing$62,193
7.20%
530,7000.00%1.17%
1.66%
Archer Daniels$58,649
-5.72%
1,463,3000.00%1.11%
-10.59%
Novo-Nordisk A/S$57,695
11.46%
1,075,0000.00%1.09%
5.70%
Brown Forman Class A$56,683
20.74%
843,0000.00%1.07%
14.49%
Texas Instruments Inc$54,935
16.51%
526,0000.00%1.04%
10.48%
Charles Schwab$54,298
17.44%
1,057,0000.00%1.03%
11.37%
Lowes$52,975
16.26%
570,0000.00%1.00%
10.25%
Anthem Inc$50,402
18.50%
224,0000.00%0.95%
12.37%
Marsh & McLennan$49,607
-2.89%
609,5000.00%0.94%
-7.91%
3M Company$48,015
12.13%
204,0000.00%0.91%
6.33%
Analog Devices Inc$47,881
3.32%
537,8110.00%0.90%
-2.02%
Monsanto Co$46,327
-2.54%
396,7000.00%0.87%
-7.58%
Colfax Corporation$44,971
-4.85%
1,135,0700.00%0.85%
-9.77%
Caterpillar Inc$43,807
26.36%
278,0000.00%0.83%
19.82%
Moody's Corp$42,807
6.03%
290,0000.00%0.81%
0.55%
The Travelers Companies Inc$42,727
10.71%
315,0000.00%0.81%
4.98%
Investors Title Company$42,308
10.77%
213,3000.00%0.80%
5.04%
Watsco Inc$40,044
5.57%
235,5000.00%0.76%
0.11%
Illinois Tool Works$38,376
12.77%
230,0000.00%0.72%
6.94%
American Express$38,334
9.78%
386,0000.00%0.72%
4.11%
Oaktree Capital Group LLC$37,322
-10.52%
886,5000.00%0.70%
-15.15%
Norfolk Southern$33,255
9.58%
229,5000.00%0.63%
3.91%
Hasbro, Inc$33,084
-6.94%
364,0000.00%0.62%
-11.75%
T.Rowe Price$32,948
15.75%
314,0000.00%0.62%
9.77%
Factset Research$31,613
7.02%
164,0000.00%0.60%
1.49%
Ecolab$30,700
4.33%
228,8000.00%0.58%
-1.07%
Boeing Co$27,840
16.01%
94,4000.00%0.53%
10.02%
Mastercard, Inc$27,563
7.19%
182,1000.00%0.52%
1.65%
Blackstone Group$27,217
-4.04%
850,0000.00%0.51%
-9.01%
Microsoft Corp$26,688
14.83%
312,0000.00%0.50%
8.89%
Rockwell Automation Inc$25,094
10.18%
127,8000.00%0.47%
4.48%
S&P Global$24,902
8.37%
147,0000.00%0.47%
2.77%
Accenture$24,403
13.34%
159,4000.00%0.46%
7.48%
Parker-Hannifin Corp$23,670
14.03%
118,6000.00%0.45%
8.14%
Apollo Global Management - A$22,927
11.20%
685,0000.00%0.43%
5.45%
Nike$22,893
20.64%
366,0000.00%0.43%
14.40%
SEI Investments Co$22,004
17.69%
306,2000.00%0.42%
11.60%
Discovery Communications$21,763
4.49%
1,028,0000.00%0.41%
-0.91%
United Technologies$21,049
9.90%
165,0000.00%0.40%
4.22%
Liberty Sirius Group C$20,703
-5.28%
522,0000.00%0.39%
-10.17%
Rollins, Inc.$20,645
0.85%
443,7000.00%0.39%
-4.37%
KKR & Co LLC$20,365
3.59%
967,0000.00%0.38%
-1.77%
CME Group Inc$19,717
7.64%
135,0000.00%0.37%
2.08%
JP Morgan$19,570
11.97%
183,0000.00%0.37%
6.18%
CVS Corporation$19,357
-10.85%
267,0000.00%0.37%
-15.46%
Facebook$19,146
3.27%
108,5000.00%0.36%
-2.07%
Apple Inc$19,140
9.80%
113,1000.00%0.36%
4.13%
The Carlyle Group$18,251
-2.97%
797,0000.00%0.34%
-7.98%
Live Nation$17,781
-2.25%
417,7000.00%0.34%
-7.31%
Pepsico$17,460
7.62%
145,6000.00%0.33%
2.05%
Liberty Broadband A$17,457
-9.69%
205,2500.00%0.33%
-14.36%
MSCI$17,336
8.25%
137,0000.00%0.33%
2.65%
Liberty Sirius Group A$16,895
-5.34%
426,0000.00%0.32%
-10.24%
Stericycle Inc$15,774
-5.07%
232,0000.00%0.30%
-9.98%
Liberty Broadband Class C$14,658
-10.63%
172,1130.00%0.28%
-15.25%
Brown-Forman Class B$14,472
26.46%
210,7500.00%0.27%
19.92%
Tyson Foods$14,430
15.07%
178,0000.00%0.27%
9.12%
Alphabet Inc Class A$13,167
8.18%
12,5000.00%0.25%
2.59%
Cisco$13,099
13.89%
342,0000.00%0.25%
8.00%
Praxair Inc.$13,055
10.69%
84,4000.00%0.25%
4.97%
CDK Global Inc$12,609
12.98%
176,8970.00%0.24%
7.14%
Philip Morris International$12,097
-4.83%
114,5000.00%0.23%
-9.75%
Union Pacific$11,345
15.64%
84,6000.00%0.21%
9.66%
Heico Corp Class A$10,939
3.75%
138,3750.00%0.21%
-1.62%
Maxim Integrated Products$10,299
9.58%
197,0000.00%0.19%
3.91%
Paychex$10,212
13.54%
150,0000.00%0.19%
7.67%
Goldman Sachs$9,961
7.41%
39,1000.00%0.19%
1.85%
Dollar Tree Inc$9,443
23.60%
88,0000.00%0.18%
17.21%
Albemarle Corp$9,336
-6.18%
73,0000.00%0.18%
-11.03%
Liberty Media Group C$8,865
-10.31%
259,5000.00%0.17%
-14.95%
Sensata Technologies Holding$8,586
6.32%
168,0000.00%0.16%
0.82%
Comcast Corp- Class A$8,451
4.09%
211,0000.00%0.16%
-1.29%
Paccar$8,409
-1.74%
118,3000.00%0.16%
-6.82%
Costco$7,259
13.30%
39,0000.00%0.14%
7.44%
Verisk Analytics Inc$7,008
15.40%
73,0000.00%0.13%
9.43%
Patterson Companies Inc.$6,070
-6.51%
168,0000.00%0.11%
-11.35%
Synalloy Corporation$5,558
7.19%
414,8040.00%0.10%
1.65%
Allergan, Inc.$5,398
-20.18%
33,0000.00%0.10%
-24.31%
Hexcel Corp$5,319
7.72%
86,0000.00%0.10%
2.15%
Liberty Media Group A$5,153
-10.34%
157,5000.00%0.10%
-14.97%
American Tower$5,065
4.39%
35,5000.00%0.10%
-1.01%
Rockwell Collins Inc$5,018
3.76%
37,0000.00%0.09%
-1.60%
Aon Corporation$4,958
-8.29%
37,0000.00%0.09%
-13.03%
Bunge Limited$4,816
-3.43%
71,8000.00%0.09%
-8.42%
Liberty Global PLC$4,444
5.68%
124,0000.00%0.08%
0.22%
McKesson Corp$4,070
1.52%
26,1000.00%0.08%
-3.73%
Cable One$3,657
-2.61%
5,2000.00%0.07%
-7.65%
Brookfield Business Partners$3,507
16.43%
101,5940.00%0.07%
10.41%
Choice Hotels Intl Inc$3,492
21.46%
45,0000.00%0.07%
15.18%
Penske Automotive Group$3,445
0.58%
72,0000.00%0.07%
-4.62%
Ritchie Bros$3,412
-5.35%
114,0000.00%0.06%
-10.25%
Starbucks Corp$2,986
6.91%
52,0000.00%0.06%
1.38%
Graham Holdings Co$2,903
-4.60%
5,2000.00%0.05%
-9.53%
Healthcare Services Group$2,900
-2.29%
55,0000.00%0.05%
-7.34%
Flowserve$2,823
-1.09%
67,0000.00%0.05%
-6.20%
Hershey Foods$2,736
3.99%
24,1000.00%0.05%
-1.39%
Alleghany Corporation$2,580
7.59%
4,3280.00%0.05%
2.03%
IBM$2,409
5.75%
15,7000.00%0.05%
0.28%
Gilead Sciences Inc$2,364
-11.59%
33,0000.00%0.04%
-16.16%
VF Corp$2,279
16.39%
30,8000.00%0.04%
10.38%
Liberty Braves Group C$2,217
-12.09%
99,7880.00%0.04%
-16.64%
Becton Dickinson$1,927
9.24%
9,0000.00%0.04%
3.59%
General Electric$1,658
-27.82%
95,0000.00%0.03%
-31.55%
Under Armour Inc-Class C$1,465
-11.32%
110,0000.00%0.03%
-15.91%
Baxter International Inc$1,422
3.04%
22,0000.00%0.03%
-2.29%
WR Berkley Corp$1,290
7.41%
18,0000.00%0.02%
1.86%
Intl Flavors & Fragrances$1,221
6.82%
8,0000.00%0.02%
1.30%
Liberty Braves Group A$939
-13.14%
42,6000.00%0.02%
-17.63%
Microchip Technology$703
-2.09%
8,0000.00%0.01%
-7.15%
Hormel Foods$691
13.09%
19,0000.00%0.01%
7.25%
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.$646
-2.86%
20,0000.00%0.01%
-7.88%
Bristol Myers Squibb$613
-3.77%
10,0000.00%0.01%
-8.74%
Heico Corp$354
5.04%
3,7500.00%0.01%
-0.39%
Priceline Group Inc$348
-4.92%
2000.00%0.01%
-9.83%
Merck$315
-12.26%
5,6000.00%0.01%
-16.79%
Novartis AG-Sponsored ADR$311
-2.20%
3,7000.00%0.01%
-7.26%
Liberty Global PLC Lilac$297
-15.14%
14,7200.00%0.01%
-19.53%
Illumina IncNew $2181,0000.00%
Exxon CorporationSold $0-544,800-0.89%
SchlumbergerSold $0-4,000-0.01%
Portfolio Information
QuarterQ4 2017
Total value$5,296,475,000
Holdings138
Managers
Tom Gayner
Quarters
2017-12-31
$5,296,475
2017-09-30
$5,022,586
2017-06-30
$4,688,646
2017-03-31
$4,438,799
2016-12-31
$4,148,987
2016-09-30
$3,879,477
2016-06-30
$3,794,254
2016-03-31
$3,725,256
2015-12-31
$3,694,292
2015-09-30
$3,795,922
2015-06-30
$4,004,542
2015-03-31
$3,955,895
2014-12-31
$3,971,115
2014-09-30
$3,545,833
2014-06-30
$3,507,277
2014-03-31
$3,257,191
2013-12-31
$3,163,763
2013-09-30
$2,916,799
2013-06-30
$2,795,738
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