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NYSE:MKLMarkel Stock Price, Forecast & News

+40.01 (+4.08 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $1,021.42
50-Day Range
MA: $878.37
52-Week Range
Now: $1,021.42
Volume56,861 shs
Average Volume63,390 shs
Market Capitalization$14.06 billion
P/E RatioN/A
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, 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: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.89 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.53 billion
Cash Flow$60.98 per share
Book Value$802.06 per share


Net Income$1.79 billion


Market Cap$14.06 billion
Next Earnings Date8/4/2020 (Estimated)

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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 6.0% and is now trading at $1,021.42. View which stocks have been most 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, August 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Markel.

How were Markel's earnings last quarter?

Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 28th. The insurance provider reported $15.44 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $9.34 by $6.10. The insurance provider had revenue of $2.02 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.02 billion. Markel had a negative net margin of 2.61% and a positive return on equity of 6.33%. View Markel's earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for MKL?

4 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Markel's stock. Their forecasts range from $945.00 to $1,250.00. On average, they expect Markel's share price to reach $1,097.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.4% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Markel.

Has Markel been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about MKL stock have been trending positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Markel earned a daily sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned 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 several days. View the latest news aboutMarkel.

Are investors shorting Markel?

Markel saw a drop in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 88,600 shares, a drop of 12.1% from the April 30th total of 100,800 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 65,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.4 days. Currently, 0.7% of the shares of the company 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), 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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.63%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (4.92%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (3.93%), Wellington Management Group LLP (3.66%), Akre Capital Management LLC (3.61%) and State Street Corp (2.64%). 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. 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 UBS Group AG, Akre Capital Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Davis Selected Advisers, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Prana Capital Management LP, Squarepoint Ops LLC, and APG Asset Management N.V.. 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.

Which major investors are buying Markel stock?

MKL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Advisor Group Holdings Inc., FDx Advisors Inc., Martingale Asset Management L P, Invesco Ltd., Deutsche Bank AG, Alta Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, and Morgan Stanley. 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. 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 $1,021.42.

How big of a company is Markel?

Markel has a market capitalization of $14.06 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 6/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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