Markel Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:MKL)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating(s), 1 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $900.00 (5.56% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
4/14/2016William BlairUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/7/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$835.00 -> $900.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/8/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$675.00 -> $750.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/25/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/4/2016        
5/3/2016Q1$6.79$11.15$1.33 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/10/2016Q4$7.21$14.14$1.34 billion$1.42 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2015Q215$6.26$7.39$1.31 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/5/2015Q2$6.28$6.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/7/2015Q115$5.88$13.16$1.31 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/12/2015Q414$5.70$7.18$1.34 billion$1.34 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2014Q314$5.37$5.30$1.29 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2014Q214$5.79$2.66$1.22 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/7/2014Q114$5.72$6.25$1.22 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/10/2014Q413$5.77$6.95$1.28 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/6/2013Q313$6.09$4.67$1.19 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/7/2013Q2 2013$5.76$2.24$1.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/30/2013Q1 2013$5.32$9.50$787.46 million$819.86 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/4/2013Q4 2012($2.81)$6.23$766.74 million$808.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/8/2012Q312$4.44$5.32$720.82 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/8/2012$3.55$8.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/9/2012$3.99$5.92ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/1/2012$4.29$5.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/7/2011$4.04$5.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/5/2011$1.95$0.85ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/2/2011$4.38$14.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$6.07$6.07$6.07
Q2 20161$6.56$6.56$6.56
Q3 20162$6.68$7.40$7.04
Q4 20161$7.92$7.92$7.92
Q1 20172$7.03$7.61$7.32
Q2 20172$4.34$7.35$5.85
Q3 20172$8.26$8.34$8.30
Q4 20172$8.52$10.03$9.28
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
5/20/2016Alan I KirshnerChairmanSell1,990$972.24$1,934,757.60View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/19/2016Anne G WaleskiCFOSell746$965.51$720,270.46View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/19/2016Richard R Whitt IIICEOSell200$962.82$192,564.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/18/2016F. Michael CrowleyPresidentSell2,000$949.93$1,899,860.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/16/2016Steven A MarkelVice ChairmanSell5,000$955.94$4,779,700.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/10/2016Anthony F MarkelVice ChairmanSell95$961.00$91,295.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/19/2016Darrell D MartinDirectorSell364$920.00$334,880.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/14/2016Darrell D MartinDirectorSell533$920.00$490,360.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/11/2016Darrell D MartinDirectorSell1,000$890.00$890,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/25/2016Darrell D MartinDirectorSell1,000$870.00$870,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/24/2016Bradley James KiscadenEVPSell350$847.16$296,506.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/17/2016F. Michael CrowleyPresidentSell994$841.05$836,003.70View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/17/2016Stewart M KasenDirectorSell500$841.00$420,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/16/2016Thomas Sinnickson GaynerCEOSell5,000$826.03$4,130,150.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/18/2015Steven A MarkelVice ChairmanSell6,000$877.76$5,266,560.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/3/2014F. Michael CrowleyCOOSell500$655.44$327,720.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/31/2012Debora J WilsonDirectorBuy1,000$428.99$428,990.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL)
DateHeadline
07/22/16 05:05 PMIs $920 Price Target Attainable For Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)? - Investor Newswire
07/22/16 05:05 PMAtlanta Capital Management Co LLC Decreased Stake in Markel Corp (NYSE:MKL) by $8.41 Million as Shares Rose - Consumer Eagle
07/22/16 05:05 PMUpdate on Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) for the day - Twin County News
07/22/16 05:05 PMFriday Session Wrap-up for Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) - Engelwood Daily
07/21/16 05:27 PMIs Markel Corp.(NYSE: MKL), a large market cap stock a smart buy? - The Daily Leicester
07/20/16 08:08 AMShares Positive Over the Past Month: Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) - TGP
07/20/16 08:08 AMStock Strength in Focus for Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) - Press Telegraph
07/20/16 08:08 AMHow has Markel Corp.:(NYSE:MKL) performed recently? - The Daily Leicester
07/18/16 10:30 AMAnalysts Pounding the Table on Shares of Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) - TGP
07/17/16 04:41 PMNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) - Fiscal Standard
07/17/16 04:41 PMShare Performance Summary for: Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) - Press Telegraph
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07/16/16 08:35 AMStock in Positive Territory for the Quarter: Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) - Engelwood Daily
07/15/16 09:38 AMPrior Trading Session Wrap-Up: Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) - Press Telegraph
07/14/16 05:28 PMStrong Sell Calls For Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) At 0 - Investor Newswire
07/14/16 05:28 PMBuy or Hold? What are Analysts Saying About Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) - Telanagana Press
07/13/16 05:35 PMDavis Selected Advisers Decreased Stake in Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) by $7.38 Million as Shares Rose - Consumer Eagle
07/13/16 05:35 PMA look at a High Market Cap Stock: Markel Corp., MKL - The Daily Leicester
07/13/16 08:07 AMMarkel UK creates tech, comms liability product
07/12/16 05:26 PMMarkel International Enters Marine Equipment Market with Senior Execs Appointed
07/11/16 10:12 AMMarkel adds middle market casualty underwriting talent in New York and San Francisco - [PR Newswire] - RICHMOND, Va., July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Global Insurance, a division of Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL), announced today the hiring of two new underwriting Vice Presidents, Christopher Newman ...
07/11/16 09:52 AMThe Best Annual Letters From an Investor Who Read Nearly 3,000 of Them
07/11/16 07:42 AMMarkel Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MKL-US : July 11, 2016 -
07/10/16 04:42 PMStock on the Rise for the Quarter: Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) - Engelwood Daily
07/10/16 04:42 PMStock Performance Rundown on: Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) - Press Telegraph
07/09/16 04:44 PMShares in Positive Territory for the Quarter: Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) - Engelwood Daily
07/09/16 08:32 AMShares Finishing Down for the Week Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) - Engelwood Daily
07/08/16 08:42 AMPet Insurance Rising as Companies Begin Offering as Benefit, CNBC Says -
07/08/16 08:04 AMFrontier Investment Mgmt Company Decreased Stake in Markel Corp Hldg Co (NYSE:MKL) by $4.98 Million as Shares ... - Press Telegraph
07/08/16 08:04 AMPrevious Trading Session Wrap-Up: Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) - Press Telegraph
07/08/16 08:04 AMToday's Top Gainers in the Market Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) from Financial - The Daily Leicester
07/07/16 08:05 AMSales of $4417.441 expected for Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) - Investor Newswire
07/07/16 08:05 AMStock Strength Recap for Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) - Press Telegraph
07/06/16 09:49 AMLeading stocks in today's market: Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) - Twin County News
07/06/16 08:28 AMMarkel (MKL) and Units' Ratings Retained by A.M. Best -
07/05/16 05:00 PMA.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Markel Int’l & Lloyd’s Syndicate 3000
07/05/16 09:45 AMShares With YTD Gains: Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) - Telanagana Press
07/05/16 09:45 AMHeritage Wealth Advisors Increased Markel Corp (NYSE:MKL) by $3.57 Million as Shares Rose - Engelwood Daily
07/02/16 04:54 PMMega Cap End of Session Update: Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) - Telanagana Press
07/02/16 04:54 PMMarkel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) from Property & Casualty Insurance – Todays Top Gains - Twin County News
07/02/16 04:54 PMShare Performance Recap for: Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) - Press Telegraph
07/01/16 05:10 PMA.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Markel International Insurance Company Limited and Lloyd’s Syndicate 3000
07/01/16 05:10 PMFitch Withdraws Rating on Merged Markel Corporation Subsidiary
07/01/16 12:44 PMA.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Markel Corporation and Its Subsidiaries - [Business Wire] - A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A and the issuer credit ratings of “a+” of the members of the Markel North America Insurance Group .
06/30/16 05:31 PMMarkel Corp (NYSE:MKL): Institutional Investor Sentiment Up to 1.24 - Engelwood Daily
06/30/16 08:04 AMNew Broker Ratings For Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) - FTSE News
06/30/16 08:04 AMFrontier Investment Mgmt Company Decreased Stake in Markel Corp Hldg Co (NYSE:MKL) by $4.98 Million as Shares ... - Engelwood Daily
06/30/16 08:04 AMMarkel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) Company Rating and Target Watch - Telanagana Press
06/28/16 05:05 PMThis Company Was Prepared for the Brexit - GuruFocus.com

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About Markel Corp.

Markel Corp. logoMarkel Corporation is a financial holding company serving a range of markets. The Company's principal business markets and underwrites specialty insurance products. The Company monitors and reports its ongoing underwriting operations in three segments: U.S. Insurance, International Insurance and Reinsurance. The Company also owns interests in various industrial and service businesses that operate outside of the specialty insurance marketplace. The U.S. Insurance segment includes all direct business and facultative placements written by its insurance subsidiaries domiciled in the United States. The International Insurance segment includes all direct business and facultative placements written by its insurance subsidiaries domiciled outside of the United States, including its syndicate at Lloyd's. The Reinsurance segment includes all treaty reinsurance written across the Company. Its non-insurance operations include the results of its legal and professional consulting services.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: MKL
  • CUSIP: 57053510
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $952.96
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $937.24
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $901.05
  • P/E Ratio: 24.19
  • P/E Growth: 2.71
  • Market Cap: $13.31B
  • Beta: 0.85
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $31.50 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $28.62 EPS
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