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Markel Stock Forecast, Price & News

+28.62 (+2.21%)
(As of 07/1/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
34,890 shs
Average Volume
41,785 shs
Market Capitalization
$17.94 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Markel MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
15.4% Upside
$1,525.00 Price Target
Short Interest
0.87% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.06mentions of Markel in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$272.65 K Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $72.97 to $86.99 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

2.26 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

399th out of 1,355 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

13th out of 74 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.

MKL Stock News Headlines

Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL) Short Interest Down 15.8% in May
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Property & Casualty Insurance
Year Founded

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
High Stock Price Forecast
Low Stock Price Forecast
Forecasted Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
4 Analysts


Net Income
$2.43 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$12.85 billion
Cash Flow
$83.50 per share
Book Value
$1,033.49 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$17.94 billion

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Markel 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 year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" Markel stock.
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What is Markel's stock price forecast for 2022?

4 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Markel's shares. Their MKL stock forecasts range from $1,500.00 to $1,550.00. On average, they predict Markel's stock price to reach $1,525.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.4% from the stock's current price.
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How has Markel's stock performed in 2022?

Markel's stock was trading at $1,234.00 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, MKL shares have increased by 7.1% and is now trading at $1,321.87.
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Are investors shorting Markel?

Markel saw a drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totaling 116,300 shares, a drop of 15.8% from the May 15th total of 138,100 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 62,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.9 days. Currently, 0.9% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Markel's next earnings date?

Markel is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 2nd 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Markel

How were Markel's earnings last quarter?

Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL) released its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 26th. The insurance provider reported $11.33 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $16.79 by $5.46. The insurance provider earned $2.96 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.75 billion. Markel had a net margin of 14.33% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.30%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $10.12 earnings per share.
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Who are Markel's key executives?

Markel's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Thomas Sinnickson Gayner, Co-CEO & Director (Age 61, Pay $2.26M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Richard Reeves Whitt III, Co-CEO & Director (Age 58, Pay $2.25M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Jeremy Andrew Noble CPA, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 46, Pay $1.07M)
  • Mr. Robert Chantry Cox, Pres & COO of Insurance Operations (Age 64, Pay $1.62M)
  • Mr. Michael R. Heaton, Exec. VP (Age 45, Pay $978.82k)
  • Mr. Tyler Brown, Managing Director of Investments
  • Mr. Brian Jeffrey Costanzo, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller & Principal Financial Officer (Age 43)
  • Mr. Richard Randolph Grinnan, Sr. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Sec. (Age 53)
  • Ms. Jennifer Blackwell, Deputy Chief Communications Officer
  • Mr. Paul Broughton, Managing Director of Marketing

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

99 employees have rated Markel CEO Alan I. Kirshner on Glassdoor.com. Alan I. Kirshner has an approval rating of 89% among Markel'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."

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.
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What is Markel's stock price today?

One share of MKL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1,321.87.

How much money does Markel make?

Markel (NYSE:MKL) has a market capitalization of $17.94 billion and generates $12.85 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $2.43 billion in net income (profit) each year or $127.97 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Markel have?

Markel 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 Markel 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 7/3/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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