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Markel Stock Forecast, Price & News

-3.34 (-0.33 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $1,002.10
50-Day Range
MA: $1,009.60
52-Week Range
Now: $1,002.10
Volume59,247 shs
Average Volume56,334 shs
Market Capitalization$13.81 billion
P/E Ratio30.89
Dividend YieldN/A
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, personal lines, marine and energy, specialty programs, and workers' compensation insurance products; and property coverages that consist principally of fire, allied lines, and other specialized property coverages, including catastrophe-exposed property risks, such as earthquake and wind. This segment also offers credit and surety products, and collateral protection insurance. The company's Reinsurance segment offers general liability, professional liability, workers' compensation, medical malpractice, and environmental impairment 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; and laminated oak and composite wood flooring, as well as ornamental plants and residential homes. This segment also provides healthcare, consulting, and others types of services to businesses and consumers, including management and technology consulting, behavioral healthcare, and retail intelligence. The company's Other segment 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. Markel Corporation was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Glen Allen, Virginia.
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Overall MarketRank

1.62 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.53 billion
Cash Flow$57.82 per share
Book Value$802.06 per share


Net Income$1.79 billion


Market Cap$13.81 billion
Next Earnings Date2/2/2021 (Estimated)
-3.34 (-0.33 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Markel (NYSE:MKL) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Markel's stock was trading at $1,086.81 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MKL stock has decreased by 7.8% and is now trading at $1,002.10.
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Is Markel a buy right now?

4 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Markel in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Markel stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Markel?

Wall Street analysts have given Markel a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Markel wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Markel's next earnings date?

Markel is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 2nd 2021.
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How were Markel's earnings last quarter?

Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 27th. The insurance provider reported $4.41 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.81 by $3.60. The insurance provider earned $2.37 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.19 billion. Markel had a net margin of 5.29% and a return on equity of 2.41%.
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What price target have analysts set for MKL?

4 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Markel's stock. Their forecasts range from $1,050.00 to $1,250.00. On average, they anticipate Markel's stock price to reach $1,137.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.5% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Markel?

Markel saw a decline in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 87,600 shares, a decline of 32.9% from the December 15th total of 130,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 56,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.6 days. Currently, 0.7% of the company's stock are short sold.
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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), Mastercard (MA), Netflix (NFLX), PayPal (PYPL), (BRK.B) (BRK.B), The Walt Disney (DIS), Shopify (SHOP), Visa (V), Corning (GLW) and Arista Networks (ANET).

Who are Markel's key executives?

Markel's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Thomas Sinnickson Gayner, Co-CEO & Director (Age 59, Pay $2.46M)
  • Mr. Richard Reeves Whitt III, Co-CEO & Director (Age 56, Pay $2.45M)
  • Mr. Bradley James Kiscaden, Pres & Chief Admin. Officer of Insurance Operations (Age 57, Pay $1.69M)
  • Mr. Robert Chantry Cox, Pres & COO of Insurance Operations (Age 62, Pay $1.67M)
  • Mr. Jeremy Andrew Noble CPA, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 44, Pay $978.22k)
  • Ms. Linda V. Schreiner, Sr. VP of Strategic Management (Age 60, Pay $876.61k)
  • Mr. Saurabh Madaan, Managing Director of Investments
  • Mr. Oscar Guerrero, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Richard Randolph Grinnan, Sr. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Sec. (Age 51)
  • Ms. Jennifer Blackwell, Deputy Chief Communications Officer

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include DAVENPORT & Co LLC (2.01%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.39%), Lincoln Capital LLC (0.11%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.08%), Founders Capital Management LLC (0.02%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). Company insiders that own Markel stock include Alan I Kirshner, Anthony F Markel, Debora J Wilson, K Bruce Connell, Lemuel E Lewis, Nora N Crouch, Richard R Whitt III, Steven A Markel and Stewart M Kasen.
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Which institutional investors are selling Markel stock?

MKL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Founders Capital Management LLC, DAVENPORT & Co LLC, Sowell Financial Services LLC, and Enterprise Bank & Trust Co. Company insiders that have sold Markel company stock in the last year include Alan I Kirshner, Anthony F Markel, and Stewart M Kasen.
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Which institutional investors are buying Markel stock?

MKL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Salvus Wealth Management LLC, First Hawaiian Bank, Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, OLD National Bancorp IN, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Raymond James Trust N.A., and Lincoln Capital LLC. Company insiders that have bought Markel stock in the last two years include Debora J Wilson, K Bruce Connell, and Lemuel E Lewis.
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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.

What is Markel's stock price today?

One share of MKL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1,002.10.

How big of a company is Markel?

Markel has a market capitalization of $13.81 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.

What is Markel's official website?

The official website for Markel is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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