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NYSE:MKL

Markel - MKL Stock Forecast, Price & News

$1,227.66
+9.82 (+0.81%)
(As of 08/12/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$1,209.98
$1,231.75
50-Day Range
$1,167.94
$1,408.67
52-Week Range
$1,162.00
$1,519.24
Volume
41,873 shs
Average Volume
71,966 shs
Market Capitalization
$16.60 billion
P/E Ratio
697.54
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$1,450.00

Markel MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
18.1% Upside
$1,450.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.81% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.65
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.04mentions of Markel in the last 14 days
Based on 20 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$117,557 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
28.71%
From $67.04 to $86.29 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.37 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

444th out of 926 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

23rd out of 51 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.

Markel Price Performance

MKL Stock opened at $1,227.66 on Friday. Markel has a 1 year low of $1,162.00 and a 1 year high of $1,519.24. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37, a quick ratio of 0.65 and a current ratio of 0.65. The stock's 50 day moving average price is $1,280.24 and its 200 day moving average price is $1,328.30. The firm has a market cap of $16.60 billion, a P/E ratio of 697.54 and a beta of 0.70.

Markel (NYSE:MKL - Get Rating) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August 2nd. The insurance provider reported $45.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $21.43 by $23.59. Markel had a return on equity of 6.03% and a net margin of 0.83%. During the same period last year, the company posted $19.14 EPS. On average, sell-side analysts expect that Markel will post 67.04 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Several brokerages have recently commented on MKL. Royal Bank of Canada decreased their price target on Markel from $1,650.00 to $1,600.00 and set an "outperform" rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, August 4th. Truist Financial decreased their price target on Markel from $1,500.00 to $1,300.00 and set a "hold" rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, August 5th. William Blair reissued an "outperform" rating on shares of Markel in a research note on Wednesday, April 27th. Finally, TheStreet lowered Markel from a "b-" rating to a "c" rating in a research note on Friday, August 5th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat, Markel currently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $1,450.00.

Insider Buying and Selling at Markel

In other Markel news, CEO Thomas Sinnickson Gayner purchased 50 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 4th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $1,202.46 per share, for a total transaction of $60,123.00. Following the acquisition, the chief executive officer now owns 42,077 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $50,595,909.42. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. In other Markel news, CEO Thomas Sinnickson Gayner purchased 50 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 4th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $1,202.46 per share, for a total transaction of $60,123.00. Following the acquisition, the chief executive officer now owns 42,077 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $50,595,909.42. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director A. Lynne Puckett purchased 48 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 4th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $1,196.54 per share, with a total value of $57,433.92. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 873 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,044,579.42. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 1.74% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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MKL Stock News Headlines

Markel (NYSE:MKL) PT Lowered to $1,300.00
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MKL Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/02/2022
Today
8/14/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/01/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

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
+18.1%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.43 billion
Pretax Margin
1.78%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$12.85 billion
Cash Flow
$84.14 per share
Book Value
$900.19 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
13,290,000
Market Cap
$16.60 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.70

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MKL Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Markel stock right now?

4 Wall Street 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 research analysts is that investors should "buy" MKL shares.
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What is Markel's stock price forecast for 2022?

4 analysts have issued 12-month target prices 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 stock price to reach $1,450.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.1% 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 shares have decreased by 0.5% and is now trading at $1,227.66.
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Are investors shorting Markel?

Markel saw a decrease in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 107,200 shares, a decrease of 24.3% from the July 15th total of 141,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 54,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.0 days. Approximately 0.8% of the company's 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 Tuesday, November 1st 2022.
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How were Markel's earnings last quarter?

Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 2nd. The insurance provider reported $45.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $21.43 by $23.59. Markel had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.03% and a net margin of 0.83%. During the same period last year, the firm earned $19.14 EPS.

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Principal Financial Group Inc. (4.49%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (2.79%), DAVENPORT & Co LLC (2.44%), Mackenzie Financial Corp (1.14%), Scharf Investments LLC (0.90%) and Marathon Asset Management Ltd (0.77%). 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 $1,227.66.

How much money does Markel make?

Markel (NYSE:MKL) has a market capitalization of $16.60 billion and generates $12.85 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $2.43 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.76 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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When was Markel founded?

Markel was founded in 1930.

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 8/14/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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