Markel Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:MKL)

About Markel Corporation

Markel Corporation 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: $986.73
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $923.92
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $910.37
  • 52-Week Range: $811.05 - $989.18
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 31.56
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 35.79
  • P/E Growth: 3.04
  • Market Cap: $13.77B
  • Outstanding Shares: 13,954,000
  • Beta: 0.91
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 8.12%
  • Return on Equity: 5.38%
  • Return on Assets: 1.73%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.30%
  • Current Ratio: 0.56%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.56%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $950.00 (3.72% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/17/2016William BlairDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
8/4/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$920.00 -> $950.00View 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 2/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/1/2017        
2/9/2017Q416$5.23$9.11$1.37 billion$1.43 billionViewListenView 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 Corporation (NYSE:MKL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $28.68 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $27.57 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$4.61$5.22$4.92
Q1 20172$6.38$6.93$6.66
Q2 20172$6.53$6.73$6.63
Q3 20172$7.03$7.65$7.34
Q4 20172$7.35$8.28$7.82
Q1 20181$6.52$6.52$6.52
Q2 20181$6.82$6.82$6.82
Q3 20181$7.20$7.20$7.20
Q4 20181$7.48$7.48$7.48
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.65%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 75.10%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/23/2017Steven A MarkelVice ChairmanSell2,000$971.39$1,942,780.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2017Nora N CrouchInsiderBuy10$948.88$9,488.80View SEC Filing  
11/30/2016Anthony F. MarkelVice ChairmanSell105$896.00$94,080.00View SEC Filing  
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

Latest Headlines for Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)
DateHeadline
fool.com logoMarkel Makes an Acqusition (NYSE:MKL)
www.fool.com - February 23 at 2:30 PM
News IconThe Stock In Focus – Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) – Transcript ... - Transcript Daily (NYSE:MKL)
transcriptdaily.com - February 22 at 11:43 PM
seekingalpha.com logoMarkel: Quality Business, But Time To Start Taking Some Profits? (NYSE:MKL)
seekingalpha.com - February 16 at 6:08 PM
capitalcube.com logoMarkel Corp. :MKL-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 13, 2017 (NYSE:MKL)
www.capitalcube.com - February 13 at 7:42 PM
capitalcube.com logoMarkel Corp. :MKL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 10, 2017 (NYSE:MKL)
www.capitalcube.com - February 10 at 7:23 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of MKL earnings conference call or presentation 9-Feb-17 2:30pm GMT (NYSE:MKL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 10 at 12:35 AM
seekingalpha.com logoMarkel (MKL) Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:MKL)
seekingalpha.com - February 9 at 7:33 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoMarkel (MKL) Earnings and Revenues Beat Estimates in Q4 (NYSE:MKL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 7:33 PM
fool.com logoMarkel Ends 2016 on a High Note (NYSE:MKL)
www.fool.com - February 9 at 6:43 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoMarkel posts 4Q profit (NYSE:MKL)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 12:28 AM
News IconWhat investors have to know about Markel Corporation’s (MKL) growth? (NYSE:MKL)
simplywall.st - February 8 at 7:25 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Markel Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:MKL)
biz.yahoo.com - February 8 at 7:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMarkel Reports 2016 Financial Results (NYSE:MKL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 7:25 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoMARKEL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:MKL)
biz.yahoo.com - February 8 at 7:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMOVES-Markel International names new head of underwriting management (NYSE:MKL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 6:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMarkel names Jane Peterson Executive Underwriting Officer, Product Line Leadership (NYSE:MKL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 3 at 7:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoA.M. Best Places Credit Ratings of SureTec Insurance Company and SureTec Indemnity Company Under Review with Positive Implications (NYSE:MKL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 3 at 7:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMarkel Announces Conference Call Date And Time (NYSE:MKL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 7:23 PM
seekingalpha.com logoMarkel announces acquisition of Suretec Financial corp (NYSE:MKL)
seekingalpha.com - February 2 at 10:37 AM
News IconThe Stock In Focus – Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) - Transcript Daily (NYSE:MKL)
transcriptdaily.com - February 2 at 12:27 AM
streetinsider.com logoMarkel Corporation (MKL) to Acquire SureTec Financial for $250M - StreetInsider.com (NYSE:MKL)
www.streetinsider.com - February 2 at 12:27 AM
streetinsider.com logoMarkel Corporation (MKL) to Acquire SureTec Financial for $250M (NYSE:MKL)
www.streetinsider.com - February 1 at 7:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:45 pm Markel Corp to acquire SureTec for approximately $250 million, inclusive of a three-year earn out (NYSE:MKL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 7:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMarkel to acquire SureTec Financial Corp (NYSE:MKL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 7:25 PM
News IconTop Gainers of the Day: Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) from Property & Casualty Insurance - Twin County News (NYSE:MKL)
twincountynews.com - January 31 at 7:29 PM
News IconPrice Forecast For Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) Stock At $875 - Transcript Daily (NYSE:MKL)
transcriptdaily.com - January 31 at 12:19 AM
nasdaq.com logoNotable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - MKL (NYSE:MKL)
www.nasdaq.com - January 30 at 7:17 PM
News IconMarkel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) Quarterly EPS Projection At $4.91 - Stock Observer (NYSE:MKL)
www.thestockobserver.com - January 30 at 9:41 AM
nasdaq.com logoMarkel Corporation (MKL) and its Units Receive Rating Action - Nasdaq (NYSE:MKL)
www.nasdaq.com - January 26 at 9:31 PM
News IconEarnings in Full Force, Analysts Take Aim at Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:MKL)
wsbeacon.com - January 23 at 6:51 PM
News IconMarkel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) EPS Predicted At $7.815 - Transcript Daily (NYSE:MKL)
transcriptdaily.com - January 23 at 6:51 PM
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wsbeacon.com - January 21 at 6:21 PM
News IconGearing Up For a Bull Run? Analysts Weigh in on Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:MKL)
wsbeacon.com - January 19 at 8:40 PM
capitalcube.com logoMarkel Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MKL-US : January 18, 2017 (NYSE:MKL)
www.capitalcube.com - January 18 at 7:05 PM
News IconWill The Needle Move For Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) Shares This Earnings Season? - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:MKL)
wsbeacon.com - January 18 at 4:58 AM
News IconIntro Guide To The Principal MidCap Institutional Fund (PCBIX) (NYSE:MKL)
www.talkmarkets.com - January 16 at 8:01 AM
News IconPrice Target Of Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) Fixed At $875 - Transcript Daily (NYSE:MKL)
transcriptdaily.com - January 14 at 6:37 PM
investornewswire.com logoSentiments And Ratings Alert: Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) - Investor Newswire (NYSE:MKL)
www.investornewswire.com - January 14 at 12:52 AM
News IconABR Of Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) At 3 - Stock Observer (NYSE:MKL)
www.thestockobserver.com - January 14 at 12:52 AM
News IconWhat are analysts saying about the future of Markel Corporation’s (MKL) business? (NYSE:MKL)
simplywall.st - January 13 at 7:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy You Should Offload Markel (MKL) Stock from Portfolio (NYSE:MKL)
finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 7:11 PM
stocksdaily.net logoMarkel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) Analysts EPS Target At $4.91 - Stocks Daily (NYSE:MKL)
www.stocksdaily.net - January 7 at 9:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEconomy Can Support P&C Insurers More than Fed Rate Hike (NYSE:MKL)
finance.yahoo.com - January 6 at 1:01 AM
fool.com logoRoundtable: The Single Best Stock to Own Today (NYSE:MKL)
www.fool.com - January 5 at 7:59 PM
News IconEPS Of Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) Predicted At $7.815 - Transcript Daily (NYSE:MKL)
transcriptdaily.com - January 3 at 10:52 AM
News IconMarkel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) ABR At 3 - Stock Observer (NYSE:MKL)
www.thestockobserver.com - January 1 at 11:44 PM
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twincountynews.com - December 30 at 6:54 PM
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News IconMarkel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) Consensus Price At $875 - Transcript Daily (NYSE:MKL)
transcriptdaily.com - December 17 at 6:55 PM
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What is Markel Corporation's stock symbol?

Markel Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MKL."

Where is Markel Corporation's stock going? Where will Markel Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

2 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Markel Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $950.00 to $950.00. On average, they expect Markel Corporation's stock price to reach $950.00 in the next twelve months.

When will Markel Corporation announce their earnings?

Markel Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May, 1st 2017.

Who owns Markel Corporation stock?

Markel Corporation's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Baillie Gifford & Co (Scottish partnership) (4.85%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (4.22%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (4.08%), State Street Corp (2.13%), Davis Selected Advisers (1.95%) and Bessemer Group Inc. (1.23%). Company insiders that own Markel Corporation stock include Alan I Kirshner, Anne G Waleski, Anthony F Markel, Bradley James Kiscaden, Darrell D Martin, F Michael Crowley, Nora N Crouch, Richard R Whitt III, Steven A Markel, Stewart M Kasen and Thomas Sinnickson Gayner.

Who sold Markel Corporation stock? Who is selling Markel Corporation stock?

Markel Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Baillie Gifford & Co., Bessemer Group Inc., Royce & Associates LP, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., Davis Selected Advisers, Janus Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Avenir Corp. Company insiders that have sold Markel Corporation stock in the last year include Alan I Kirshner, Anne G Waleski, Anthony F Markel, Bradley James Kiscaden, Darrell D Martin, F Michael Crowley, Richard R Whitt III and Steven A Markel.

Who bought Markel Corporation stock? Who is buying Markel Corporation stock?

Markel Corporation's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Steginsky Capital LLC, State Street Corp and Artemis Investment Management LLP.

How do I buy Markel Corporation stock?

Shares of Markel Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Markel Corporation stock cost?

One share of Markel Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $986.73.

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Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff