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NYSE:MKLMarkel Stock Price, Forecast & News

$1,077.98
+14.98 (+1.41 %)
(As of 08/6/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$1,058.18
Now: $1,077.98
$1,081.77
50-Day Range
$882.33
MA: $947.83
$1,048.34
52-Week Range
$710.52
Now: $1,077.98
$1,347.64
Volume42,015 shs
Average Volume56,931 shs
Market Capitalization$14.85 billion
P/E Ratio70.18
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.68
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.29 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.53 billion
Cash Flow$60.56 per share
Book Value$785.20 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.79 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees18,600
Market Cap$14.85 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$1,077.98
+14.98 (+1.41 %)
(As of 08/6/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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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 (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MKL stock has decreased by 0.8% and is now trading at $1,077.98.
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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."
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When is Markel's next earnings date?

Markel is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were Markel's earnings last quarter?

Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 4th. The insurance provider reported $36.26 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $7.07 by $29.19. The insurance provider earned $2.05 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.07 billion. Markel had a return on equity of 3.31% and a net margin of 2.66%.
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What price target have analysts set for MKL?

4 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Markel's stock. Their forecasts range from $925.00 to $1,250.00. On average, they anticipate Markel's stock price to reach $1,075.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.3%.
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Has Markel been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about MKL stock have been trending extremely negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Markel earned a news impact score of -4.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the insurance provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.
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Are investors shorting Markel?

Markel saw a decrease in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 112,600 shares, a decrease of 5.3% from the June 15th total of 118,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 64,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.8 days. Approximately 0.8% of the shares of the 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), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Paypal (PYPL), Walt Disney (DIS), Corning (GLW), Shopify (SHOP), Visa (V) and Arista Networks (ANET).

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Principal Financial Group Inc. (5.24%), DAVENPORT & Co LLC (2.02%), Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (0.69%), Swiss National Bank (0.66%), Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC (0.59%) and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.44%). 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 and Steven A Markel.
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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 Heritage Wealth Advisors, Russell Investments Group Ltd., DAVENPORT & Co LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Van Den Berg Management I Inc., Arizona State Retirement System, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, and Confluence Investment Management LLC. 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.
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Which major investors are buying Markel stock?

MKL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Principal Financial Group Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Marathon Asset Management LLP, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Strs Ohio, and Assenagon Asset Management S.A.. Company insiders that have bought Markel stock in the last two years include Debora J Wilson, K Bruce Connell, Lemuel E Lewis, and Nora N Crouch.
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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 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 $1,077.98.

How big of a company is Markel?

Markel has a market capitalization of $14.85 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 8/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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