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Markel Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.40 (+0.20%)
(As of 01/26/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
52,113 shs
Average Volume
47,885 shs
Market Capitalization
$16.27 billion
P/E Ratio
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About Markel

Markel Corp. is a financial holding company, which engages in underwriting specialty insurance products for a variety of niche markets. It operates through the following segments: Insurance and Reinsurance. The Insurance segment includes all direct business and facultative placements written within the company's underwriting operations. The Reinsurance segment includes all treaty reinsurance written within the company's underwriting operations. Markel was founded by Samuel A. Markel in 1930 and is headquartered in Glen Allen, VA.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Property & Casualty Insurance
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$9.74 billion
Cash Flow
$49.14 per share
Book Value
$887.12 per share


Net Income
$816.03 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$16.27 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Social Links


Overall MarketRank

2.54 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

282nd out of 1,356 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

26th out of 77 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Markel (NYSE:MKL) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Markel a buy right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Markel in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Markel stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in MKL, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How has Markel's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Markel's stock was trading at $1,086.81 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MKL stock has increased by 9.5% and is now trading at $1,190.22.
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When is Markel's next earnings date?

Markel is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 1st 2022.
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How were Markel's earnings last quarter?

Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 1st. The insurance provider reported $16.54 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $11.84 by $4.70. The insurance provider had revenue of $2.71 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.74 billion. Markel had a net margin of 19.30% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.32%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $4.41 earnings per share.
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What price target have analysts set for MKL?

4 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Markel's shares. Their forecasts range from $1,125.00 to $1,550.00. On average, they anticipate Markel's stock price to reach $1,358.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.1% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Markel's key executives?

Markel's management team includes the following people:
  • Thomas Sinnickson Gayner, Co-Chief Executive Officer & Director (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Richard Reeves Whitt, Co-Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Jeremy A. Noble, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Robin Russo, Chief Underwriting Officer & Executive VP
  • Richard Randolph Grinnan, Secretary, Chief Legal Officer & Senior VP

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

99 employees have rated Markel CEO Alan I. Kirshner on Glassdoor.com. Alan I. Kirshner has an approval rating of 89% among Markel's employees.

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), Mastercard (MA), Netflix (NFLX), PayPal (PYPL), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Walt Disney (DIS), Shopify (SHOP), Visa (V), Corning (GLW) and Arista Networks (ANET).

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Baillie Gifford & Co. (3.08%), Scharf Investments LLC (0.89%), Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (0.72%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.38%), Strs Ohio (0.32%) and Country Trust Bank (0.27%). Company insiders that own Markel stock include A Lynne Puckett, Alan I Kirshner, Anthony F Markel, Anthony F Markel, Debora J Wilson, Richard R Whitt III, Steven A Markel, Stewart M Kasen and Thomas Sinnickson Gayner.
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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., Scharf Investments LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Royal London Asset Management Ltd., RMB Capital Management LLC, Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Confluence Investment Management LLC, and Mraz Amerine & Associates Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Markel company stock in the last year include Anthony F Markel, Richard R Whitt III, and Steven A Markel.
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Which major investors are buying Markel stock?

MKL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Country Trust Bank, Stonnington Group LLC, Strs Ohio, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, National Bank of Canada FI, Autus Asset Management LLC, Sather Financial Group Inc, and Oak Thistle LLC. Company insiders that have bought Markel stock in the last two years include A Lynne Puckett, Debora J Wilson, and Thomas Sinnickson Gayner.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Markel's stock price today?

One share of MKL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1,190.22.

How much money does Markel make?

Markel has a market capitalization of $16.27 billion and generates $9.74 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $816.03 million in net income (profit) each year or $173.46 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Markel have?

Markel employs 18,900 workers across the globe.

Does Markel have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Markel: 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, CapTech Ventures Inc., Caunce O'Hara & Company Limited, City National Insurance Company, Costa Farms, Costa Farms Holdings LLC, Cottrell Inc., Diamond Healthcare Corporation, EC Insurance Company Limited, 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, Lodgepine Capital Management Limited, MINT Canadian Specialty Underwriters Limited, Markel American Insurance Company, Markel Aspen Inc., Markel Bermuda Limited, Markel CATCo Investment Management Ltd., Markel CATCo Re 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 Resseguradora do Brasil S.A., Markel Service Incorporated, Markel Services India Private Limited, Markel Syndicate Management Limited, Markel Ventures Inc., Markel West Inc., National Specialty Insurance Company, Nautical Management Ltd., Nephila Advisors LLC, Nephila Capital, Nephila Capital Ltd., Nephila Holdings Ltd., Nephila Syndicate Management Ltd., 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 Indemnity Company, SureTec Insurance Company, T.B.A. Insurance Group Ltd., Terra Nova Holdings Ltd, Thompson Insurance Enterprises, United Specialty Insurance Company, VSC Fire & Security Inc., Velocity Risk Underwriters LLC, Volante Emerging Markets Limited, Volante International Limited, Volante Specialty Risk LLC, Volante Transaction Solutions Limited, and Weldship LLC.

When was Markel founded?

Markel was founded in 1930.

What is Markel's official website?

The official website for Markel is www.markel.com.

Where are Markel's headquarters?

Markel is headquartered at 4521 HIGHWOODS PARKWAY, GLEN ALLEN VA, 23060.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 804-965-1600.

This page was last updated on 1/27/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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