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Markel Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:MKL)

$1,143.13
-14.41 (-1.24 %)
(As of 11/12/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$1,142.18
Now: $1,143.13
$1,161.51
50-Day Range
$1,110.12
MA: $1,156.41
$1,196.05
52-Week Range
$950.16
Now: $1,143.13
$1,216.47
Volume28,863 shs
Average Volume41,534 shs
Market Capitalization$15.79 billion
P/E Ratio55.68
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.75
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. Read More…

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$6.84 billion
Cash Flow$50.36 per share
Book Value$655.42 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-128,180,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees17,400
Market Cap$15.79 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Markel (NYSE:MKL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Markel's stock symbol?

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

How were Markel's earnings last quarter?

Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 30th. The insurance provider reported $28.50 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $7.05 by $21.45. The insurance provider earned $1.81 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.77 billion. Markel had a net margin of 6.75% and a return on equity of 5.18%. View Markel's Earnings History.

When is Markel's next earnings date?

Markel is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 4th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Markel.

What price target have analysts set for MKL?

3 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Markel's shares. Their forecasts range from $1,000.00 to $1,100.00. On average, they anticipate Markel's stock price to reach $1,050.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Markel.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Markel?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Markel in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Markel.

Has Markel been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about MKL stock have trended very negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Markel earned a media sentiment score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the insurance provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Markel.

Are investors shorting Markel?

Markel saw a decline in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 134,100 shares, a decline of 6.8% from the September 30th total of 143,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 33,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.0 days. Currently, 1.0% of the shares of the stock are sold short. 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 Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA), Corning (GLW), Mastercard (MA), Arista Networks (ANET), Shopify (SHOP), Paypal (PYPL), Starbucks (SBUX), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) and Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are Markel's key executives?

Markel's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Markel's major shareholders?

Markel's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include DAVENPORT & Co LLC (2.03%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.80%), Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (0.66%), Great West Life Assurance Co. Can (0.61%), Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC (0.55%) and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.41%). Company insiders that own Markel stock include Alan I Kirshner, Anne G Waleski, Anthony F Markel, K Bruce Connell, Lemuel E Lewis, Michael Jay Schewel, 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 Russell Investments Group Ltd., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Alta Capital Management LLC, Community Trust & Investment Co., Heritage Wealth Advisors, Beck Mack & Oliver LLC, Banco Santander S.A. and Marathon Asset Management LLP. Company insiders that have sold Markel company stock in the last year include Alan I Kirshner, Anthony F Markel, Nora N Crouch, Richard R Whitt III and Steven A Markel. View Insider Buying and Selling for Markel.

Which major investors are buying Markel stock?

MKL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including California Public Employees Retirement System, First Trust Advisors LP, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC, Tuttle Tactical Management, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Teacher Retirement System of Texas and Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Markel stock in the last two years include K Bruce Connell, Lemuel E Lewis, Michael Jay Schewel and Nora N Crouch. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 $1,143.13.

How big of a company is Markel?

Markel has a market capitalization of $15.79 billion and generates $6.84 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $-128,180,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $20.53 on an earnings per share basis. Markel employs 17,400 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Markel.

What is Markel's official website?

The official website for Markel is http://www.markelcorp.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:  242 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  288 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  530
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Markel and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MKL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MKL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/12/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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