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NYSE:MKL

Markel - MKL Stock Forecast, Price & News

$1,294.20
-21.14 (-1.61%)
(As of 12/7/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$1,290.00
$1,328.44
50-Day Range
$1,084.22
$1,344.60
52-Week Range
$1,064.09
$1,519.24
Volume
21,347 shs
Average Volume
32,546 shs
Market Capitalization
$17.41 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$1,450.00

Markel MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
12.0% Upside
$1,450.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.82% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.65
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.32mentions of Markel in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$61,530 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
29.77%
From $65.87 to $85.48 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.10 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

596th out of 871 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

27th out of 47 stocks

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About Markel (NYSE:MKL) Stock

Markel Corporation, a diverse financial holding company, markets and underwrites specialty insurance products in the United States, Bermuda, the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, Canada, the Asia Pacific, and the Middle East. Its Insurance segment offers general and professional liability, personal lines, marine and energy, specialty programs, and workers' compensation insurance products; and property coverages that include 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 products. The company's Reinsurance segment offers transaction, healthcare, and environmental impairment liability; 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 transportation equipment; and laminated oak and composite wood flooring, tube and tank trailers, as well as ornamental plants and residential homes, handbags, and architectural products. This segment also provides consulting, and other types of services to businesses and consumers, including distribution of exterior building products, crane rental, fire protection, and life safety services, management and technology consulting, and retail intelligence services. The company's Other segment provides healthcare, leasing and investment services, as well as 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. it also manages funds with third parties. Markel Corporation was founded in 1930 and is based in Glen Allen, Virginia.

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MKL Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/01/2021
Today
12/08/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/01/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-Industry
Property & Casualty Insurance
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
57053510
Employees
20,300
Year Founded
1930

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$1,450.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$1,600.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$1,300.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+12.0%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.67
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.43 billion
Pretax Margin
0.80%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$12.85 billion
Cash Flow
$82.17 per share
Book Value
$1,033.49 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
13,216,000
Market Cap
$17.41 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.77

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Thomas Sinnickson GaynerMr. Thomas Sinnickson Gayner (Age 61)
    Co-CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.26M
  • Mr. Richard Reeves Whitt IIIMr. Richard Reeves Whitt III (Age 58)
    Co-CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.25M
  • Mr. Jeremy Andrew Noble CPA (Age 46)
    Sr. VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.07M
  • Mr. Robert Chantry Cox (Age 64)
    Pres & COO of Insurance Operations
    Comp: $1.62M
  • Mr. Michael R. Heaton (Age 45)
    Exec. VP
    Comp: $978.82k
  • Mr. Tyler Brown
    Managing Director of Investments
  • Mr. Brian Jeffrey Costanzo (Age 44)
    Chief Accounting Officer, Controller & Principal Financial Officer
  • Mr. Richard Randolph Grinnan (Age 53)
    Sr. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Sec.
  • Ms. Jennifer Blackwell
    Deputy Chief Communications Officer
  • Mr. Paul Broughton
    Managing Director of Marketing













MKL Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Markel stock right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Markel in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" MKL shares.
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What is Markel's stock price forecast for 2023?

3 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Markel's stock. Their MKL share price forecasts range from $1,300.00 to $1,600.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $1,450.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have MKL shares performed in 2022?

Markel's stock was trading at $1,234.00 at the start of the year. Since then, MKL stock has increased by 4.9% and is now trading at $1,294.20.
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Are investors shorting Markel?

Markel saw a decline in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totaling 99,000 shares, a decline of 22.7% from the October 15th total of 128,100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 45,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.2 days. Currently, 0.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Markel's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 1st 2023.
View our MKL earnings forecast
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How were Markel's earnings last quarter?

Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL) posted its earnings results on Monday, November, 1st. The insurance provider reported $16.54 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $11.84 by $4.70. The insurance provider earned $2.71 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.74 billion. Markel had a negative net margin of 0.29% and a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.44%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $4.41 earnings per share.

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

99 employees have rated Markel Chief Executive Officer Alan I. Kirshner on Glassdoor.com. Alan I. Kirshner has an approval rating of 89% among the company'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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.94%), BlackRock Inc. (4.71%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (2.70%), DAVENPORT & Co LLC (2.44%), State Street Corp (2.26%) and Davis Selected Advisers (1.55%). Insiders that own company 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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How do I buy shares of Markel?

Shares of MKL stock 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 $1,294.20.

How much money does Markel make?

Markel (NYSE:MKL) has a market capitalization of $17.41 billion and generates $12.85 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $2.43 billion in net income (profit) each year or ($9.83) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Markel have?

The company employs 20,300 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.
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How can I contact Markel?

Markel's mailing address is 4521 HIGHWOODS PARKWAY, GLEN ALLEN VA, 23060. The official website for the company is www.markel.com. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at (804) 747-0136, via email at investorrelations@markelcorp.com, or via fax at 804-965-1600.

This page (NYSE:MKL) was last updated on 12/8/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff