|Industry:||Automotive / Motor Vehicles / Parts|
|Headquarters:||Glen Allen, VA|
Markel Corporation is an insurance holding company. Never declaring a stock split, their stock has risen from $8.33 per share in its 1986 IPO to over $350 a share in 2010. Their book value per share has risen from $3.42 in 1986 to $282.55 in 2009, which is a compound annual growth rate of 21.2%.