10 Most Expensive Stocks Ever

By SiliconIndia   |   Wednesday, February 20, 2013   |    1 Comments
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8. Markel Corporation

Industry: Insurance

Stock price: $470.46 per share

Global rank: 8

Markel Corporation is founded by Samuel A. Markel. It is an insurance holding company that markets and underwrites specialty insurance products and programs. The company never declared its stock split; their stock valve surged from $8.33 per share in its 1986 IPO to over $350 a share in 2010. The book value per share also went up from $3.42 in 1986 to $282.55 in 2009, which reflects a compound annual growth rate of 21.2 percent

7. MasterCard

Industry: Banking

Stock price: $516.00 per share

Global rank: 7

MasterCard is a transnational financial services company headquartered in the Purchase, New York, United States. It operations is spread worldwide which includes processing of payments between the banks of merchants ( retailers or service providers) and the card issuing banks or credit unions of the customers who use the "MasterCard" brand debit and credit cards to make purchases. During 1966-1979, the company traded its card under the brand name "Interbank" and "Master Charge".

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1: Even though these stocks are expensive, but i hope that they also provide assured returns.
Posted by:Sandeep - 20 Feb, 2013
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