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NYSE:MKL

Markel Group (MKL) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$1,471.52
-3.00 (-0.20%)
(As of 02/23/2024 08:53 PM ET)
Today's Range
$1,465.86
$1,484.95
50-Day Range
$1,383.82
$1,502.33
52-Week Range
$1,186.56
$1,560.00
Volume
53,400 shs
Average Volume
54,619 shs
Market Capitalization
$19.45 billion
P/E Ratio
10.01
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$1,412.50

Markel Group MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Reduce
1.75 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
4.0% Downside
$1,412.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.05% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.65
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.41mentions of Markel Group in the last 14 days
Based on 22 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$242,942 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
20.01%
From $82.95 to $99.55 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.74 out of 5 stars

Multi-Sector Conglomerates Sector

10th out of 18 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

24th out of 51 stocks


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About Markel Group Stock (NYSE:MKL)

Markel Group Inc., a diverse financial holding company, engages in marketing and underwriting specialty insurance products in the United States, Bermuda, the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, Canada, the Asia Pacific, and the Middle East. The company offers general and professional liability, personal lines, marine and energy, specialty programs, and workers' compensation insurance products; and property coverages that include fire, allied lines, and other specialized property coverages, including catastrophe-exposed property risks, such as earthquake and wind. It also offers credit and surety products, and collateral protection insurance products. In addition, the company offers transaction, directors and officers, and healthcare liability reinsurance; and specialty treaty reinsurance products comprising credit and surety, workers' compensation, accident and health, marine and energy, public entity, mortgage default, aviation and space, agriculture, and discrete political violence and national terror pools. Further, it provides construction services, consumer and building products, transportation-related products, consulting services, and equipment manufacturing products, as well as healthcare, leasing, and investment services. Additionally, the company operates as an insurance and investment fund manager offering a range of investment products, including insurance-linked securities, catastrophe bonds, insurance swaps, and weather derivatives; and program services. It also manages funds with third parties. The company was formerly known as Markel Corporation and changed its name to Markel Group Inc. in May 2023. Markel Group Inc. was founded in 1930 and is based in Glen Allen, Virginia.

MKL Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
1/31/2024
Today
2/25/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/24/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-Industry
Property & Casualty Insurance
CUSIP
57053510
Employees
20,900
Year Founded
1930

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$1,412.50
High Stock Price Target
$1,500.00
Low Stock Price Target
$1,275.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-4.0%
Consensus Rating
Reduce
Rating Score (0-4)
1.75
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.00 billion
Pretax Margin
16.61%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$15.71 billion
Cash Flow
$108.76 per share
Book Value
$932.05 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
12,988,000
Market Cap
$19.45 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.70

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Thomas Sinnickson GaynerMr. Thomas Sinnickson Gayner (Age 63)
    Chief Investment Officer, CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.89M
  • Mr. Richard Randolph Grinnan (Age 55)
    Senior VP, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary
    Comp: $848.46k
  • Mr. Jeremy Andrew Noble CPA (Age 48)
    President of Markel Insurance Operations & President of Global Insurance Engine
    Comp: $1.01M
  • Mr. Michael R. Heaton (Age 47)
    Executive Vice President
    Comp: $1.01M
  • Mr. Brian Jeffrey Costanzo (Age 46)
    CFO & Chief Financial Officer of Markel Insurance Operations
  • Ms. Meade P. Grandis
    Chief Accounting Officer & Controller
  • Ms. Jennifer Blackwell
    Deputy Chief Communications Officer
  • Mr. Paul Broughton
    Managing Director of Marketing
  • Mr. Frederick W. May Jr.
    Vice President of Sales & Business Development
  • Mr. Jeff Lamb
    Executive Director of Programs and Alliances - Markel Specialty

Should I Buy Markel Group Stock? MKL Pros and Cons Explained

These insights were generated using artificial intelligence. They are based on proprietary MarketBeat data, news articles, and custom LLM A.I. algorithms. This analysis of Markel Group was last updated on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at 3:12 PM.

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Markel Group Inc.:

  • Markel Group Inc. is a diverse financial holding company with a long history dating back to 1930, providing stability and experience in the market.
  • The company engages in marketing and underwriting specialty insurance products, offering a unique niche in the industry.
  • Recent developments show that Markel Group Inc. has expanded its offerings and services, indicating growth potential.
  • Investors may find it appealing that Markel Group Inc. has undergone strategic changes, such as rebranding, to enhance its market presence.
  • Current stock price for Markel Group Inc. is favorable, providing a potential opportunity for investors to enter at an attractive valuation.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in Markel Group Inc. for these reasons:

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MKL Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Markel Group stock right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Markel Group in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 3 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "reduce" MKL shares.
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What is Markel Group's stock price target for 2024?

4 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Markel Group's shares. Their MKL share price targets range from $1,275.00 to $1,500.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $1,412.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.0%.
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How have MKL shares performed in 2024?

Markel Group's stock was trading at $1,419.90 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, MKL shares have increased by 3.6% and is now trading at $1,471.52.
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When is Markel Group's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2024.
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.

How were Markel Group's earnings last quarter?

Markel Group Inc. (NYSE:MKL) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 31st. The insurance provider reported $56.48 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $23.58 by $32.90. The insurance provider earned $3.71 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.75 billion. Markel Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.43% and a net margin of 12.63%.

What is Alan I. Kirshner's approval rating as Markel Group's CEO?

99 employees have rated Markel Group Chief Executive Officer Alan I. Kirshner on Glassdoor.com. Alan I. Kirshner has an approval rating of 89% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Markel Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Markel Group investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Mastercard (MA), Netflix (NFLX), PayPal (PYPL), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Walt Disney (DIS), Shopify (SHOP), Visa (V), Corning (GLW) and Arista Networks (ANET).

Who are Markel Group's major shareholders?

Markel Group's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.01%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (4.27%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (2.19%), DAVENPORT & Co LLC (1.90%), Boston Partners (1.19%) and Norges Bank (1.14%). Insiders that own company stock include A Lynne Puckett, Anthony F Markel, Greta J Harris, Lawrence A Cunningham, Morgan E Housel, Richard R Whitt III, Steven A Markel and Thomas Sinnickson Gayner.
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How do I buy shares of Markel Group?

Shares of MKL stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Markel Group have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Markel Group: Abbey Protection Plc, Allsport Insurance Marketing Ltd, Alterra Capital Holdings, Alterra Capital Holdings Limited, Black/White & Associates Insurance Brokers, Brahmin Leather Works LLC, Bridge Underwriting AB, Buckner Heavylift Cranes LLC, CapTech Ventures Inc., Caunce O'Hara & Company Limited, City National Insurance Company, Costa Farms, Costa Farms Holdings LLC, Cottrell Inc., Eagle Construction of Va. LLC, Ellicott Dredge Enterprises LLC, Essentia Insurance Company, Evanston Insurance Company, FSB Insurance Service Limited, FirstComp Insurance Company, Galleon Marine Insurance Agency Limited, Havco WP LLC, Independent Specialty Insurance Company, Lansing Building Products LLC, Lodgepine Capital Management Limited, MINT Canadian Specialty Underwriters Limited, MKL Services Company, Markel American Insurance Company, Markel Aspen Inc., Markel Bermuda Limited, Markel CATCo Investment Management Ltd., Markel CATCo Re Ltd., Markel CATCo Reinsurance Fund Ltd., Markel Canada Limited, Markel Capital Limited, Markel Consultancy Services Limited, Markel Eagle Investment II LLC, Markel Eagle Investment LLC, Markel Food Group Inc., Markel Global Reinsurance Company, Markel Holdings GmbH, Markel India Investments Inc., Markel Insurance Company, Markel Insurance S.E., Markel International Dubai Limited, Markel International Holdings Delaware Limited, Markel International Hong Kong Limited, Markel International Insurance Company Limited, Markel International Labuan Limited, Markel International Singapore Pte. Limited, Markel Law LLP, Markel Protection Limited, Markel Service Incorporated, Markel Services India Private Limited, Markel Surety Holding Corporation, Markel Syndicate Management Limited, Markel Ventures Inc., Markel West Inc., Metromont, Metromont LLC, National Specialty Insurance Company, Nautical Management Ltd., Nephila Advisors LLC, Nephila Capital, Nephila Capital Ltd., Nephila Holdings Ltd., Nephila Syndicate Management Limited, Panel Specialists Inc., ParkLand Ventures Inc., PartnerMD LLC, Pinnacle National Insurance Company, Prairie State Administrative Services Inc., Retail Data LLC, Rosemont Investment Group LLC, Rubik Reinsurance Ltd., Schouten Insurance International B.V., State National Companies, State National Companies Inc., State National Insurance Company Inc., Superior Specialty Insurance Company, SureTec Financial Corp., SureTec Insurance Company, Surety International SPC, T.B.A. Insurance Group Ltd., Terra Nova Holdings Ltd, Thompson Insurance Enterprises, United Specialty Insurance Company, VSC Fire & Security Inc., Volante DIFC Ltd, Volante Germany GmbH, Volante International Limited, Volante Specialty Risk LLC, and Weldship LLC.
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This page (NYSE:MKL) was last updated on 2/26/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff