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NYSE:MKL - Markel Stock Price, Forecast & News

$885.72
-42.17 (-4.54 %)
(As of 04/1/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$875.00
Now: $885.72
$913.02
50-Day Range
$742.21
MA: $1,127.95
$1,341.08
52-Week Range
$710.52
Now: $885.72
$1,347.64
Volume38,813 shs
Average Volume53,519 shs
Market Capitalization$12.21 billion
P/E Ratio6.86
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.62
Markel Corporation, a diverse financial holding company, markets and underwrites specialty insurance products in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and internationally. Its Insurance segment offers general and professional liability, property, personal lines, marine and energy, specialty programs, and workers' compensation insurance products. This segment also offers contract, commercial, and court bonds; coverage on automobiles or other vehicles held as collateral for loans; coverages for horse mortality, theft, infertility, transit, and specified perils; crime coverage; property and liability package coverage to small and medium sized businesses; accident and health coverage; coverage for legal expenses; and short-term trade credit coverage for commercial risks. The company's Reinsurance segment offers general liability, professional liability, workers' compensation, medical malpractice, environmental impairment liability, and auto liability; property treaty products for catastrophe, per risk, and retrocessional exposures; and specialty treaty reinsurance products comprising structured and whole turnover credit, political risk, mortgage and contract, and commercial surety reinsurance programs. Its Markel Ventures segment provides equipment used in baking systems and food processing; portable dredges; over-the-road car haulers and equipment; laminated oak and composite wood flooring; storage and transportation equipment for specialty gas; dormitory furniture, wall systems, medical casework, and marine panels; ornamental plants; fashion handbags; residential homes; and behavioral healthcare, concierge health programs, retail intelligence, and management and technology consulting services, as well as leases and manages manufactured housing communities. The company's Other segment operates as an insurance-linked securities investment fund manager. Markel Corporation was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Glen Allen, Virginia.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
SectorFinance
CUSIP57053510
Phone804-747-0136

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.53 billion
Cash Flow$54.81 per share
Book Value$802.06 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.79 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees18,600
Market Cap$12.21 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Markel (NYSE:MKL) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Markel's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Markel's stock was trading at $1,086.81 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MKL stock has decreased by 18.5% and is now trading at $885.72. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Markel?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Markel in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Markel.

When is Markel's next earnings date?

Markel is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Markel.

How were Markel's earnings last quarter?

Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 4th. The insurance provider reported $36.26 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $7.07 by $29.19. The insurance provider earned $2.05 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.07 billion. Markel had a net margin of 18.81% and a return on equity of 5.51%. View Markel's earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for MKL?

4 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Markel's stock. Their forecasts range from $1,100.00 to $1,325.00. On average, they expect Markel's stock price to reach $1,191.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 34.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Markel.

Has Markel been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about MKL stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Markel earned a news impact score of 0.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the insurance provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutMarkel.

Are investors shorting Markel?

Markel saw a decline in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totaling 91,800 shares, a decline of 14.0% from the February 13th total of 106,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 40,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.3 days. Approximately 0.7% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Markel's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Markel's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Markel own?

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

Who are Markel's key executives?

Markel's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Alan Irving Kirshner, Exec. Chairman (Age 83)
  • Mr. Richard Reeves Whitt III, Co-CEO & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Thomas Sinnickson Gayner, Co-CEO & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Bradley James Kiscaden, Pres & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Robert Chantry Cox, Pres & COO (Age 61)

What is Markel's stock symbol?

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

Who are Markel's major shareholders?

Markel's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. (0.03%). Company insiders that own Markel stock include Alan I Kirshner, Anthony F Markel, K Bruce Connell, Lemuel E Lewis, Nora N Crouch, Richard R Whitt III and Steven A Markel. View institutional ownership trends for Markel.

Which major investors are selling Markel stock?

MKL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Markel company stock in the last year include Alan I Kirshner, Anthony F Markel, Richard R Whitt III, and Steven A Markel. View insider buying and selling activity for Markel.

How do I buy shares of Markel?

Shares of MKL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Markel's stock price today?

One share of MKL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $885.72.

How big of a company is Markel?

Markel has a market capitalization of $12.21 billion and generates $9.53 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $1.79 billion in net income (profit) each year or $38.91 on an earnings per share basis. Markel employs 18,600 workers across the globe. View additional information about Markel.

What is Markel's official website?

The official website for Markel is http://www.markel.com/.

How can I contact Markel?

Markel's mailing address is 4521 HIGHWOODS PARKWAY, GLEN ALLEN VA, 23060. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at 804-747-0136 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Markel (NYSE MKL)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  273 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  316 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  589
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This page was last updated on 4/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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