Markel Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:MKL)

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: $932.49
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $935.62
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $915.89
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.49
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 28.56
  • P/E Growth: 2.68
  • Market Cap: $13.05B
  • Outstanding Shares: 13,990,000
  • Beta: 0.84
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $950.00 (1.88% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/4/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$920.00 -> $950.00View Rating Details
4/14/2016William BlairUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
8/7/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$835.00 -> $900.00View Rating Details
5/8/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$675.00 -> $750.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/25/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/2/2016        
8/2/2016Q2$6.39$5.41$1.37 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q1$6.79$11.15$1.33 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2016Q4$7.21$14.14$1.34 billion$1.42 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q215$6.26$7.39$1.31 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q2$6.28$6.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115$5.88$13.16$1.31 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q414$5.70$7.18$1.34 billion$1.34 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$5.37$5.30$1.29 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q214$5.79$2.66$1.22 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q114$5.72$6.25$1.22 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2014Q413$5.77$6.95$1.28 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313$6.09$4.67$1.19 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q2 2013$5.76$2.24$1.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$5.32$9.50$787.46 million$819.86 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2013Q4 2012($2.81)$6.23$766.74 million$808.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$4.44$5.32$720.82 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2012$3.55$8.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2012$3.99$5.92ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2012$4.29$5.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2011$4.04$5.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$1.95$0.85ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2011$4.38$14.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $33.43 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $32.65 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$6.07$6.07$6.07
Q2 20161$6.56$6.56$6.56
Q3 20162$7.60$7.76$7.68
Q4 20162$8.00$9.43$8.72
Q1 20172$7.20$7.53$7.37
Q2 20172$7.41$7.44$7.43
Q3 20172$8.47$8.59$8.53
Q4 20172$8.74$9.93$9.34
(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 TransactionDetails
5/20/2016Alan I KirshnerChairmanSell1,990$972.24$1,934,757.60View SEC Filing  
5/19/2016Anne G WaleskiCFOSell746$965.51$720,270.46View SEC Filing  
5/19/2016Richard R Whitt IIICEOSell200$962.82$192,564.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2016F. Michael CrowleyPresidentSell2,000$949.93$1,899,860.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Steven A MarkelVice ChairmanSell5,000$955.94$4,779,700.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Anthony F MarkelVice ChairmanSell95$961.00$91,295.00View SEC Filing  
4/19/2016Darrell D MartinDirectorSell364$920.00$334,880.00View SEC Filing  
4/14/2016Darrell D MartinDirectorSell533$920.00$490,360.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Darrell D MartinDirectorSell1,000$890.00$890,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2016Darrell D MartinDirectorSell1,000$870.00$870,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016Bradley James KiscadenEVPSell350$847.16$296,506.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016F. Michael CrowleyPresidentSell994$841.05$836,003.70View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016Stewart M KasenDirectorSell500$841.00$420,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Thomas Sinnickson GaynerCEOSell5,000$826.03$4,130,150.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Steven A MarkelVice ChairmanSell6,000$877.76$5,266,560.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2014F. Michael CrowleyCOOSell500$655.44$327,720.00View SEC Filing  
12/31/2012Debora J WilsonDirectorBuy1,000$428.99$428,990.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

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www.capitalcube.com - August 4 at 9:23 AM
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Last Updated on 8/25/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff