Markel Stock Forecast, Price & News

+29.15 (+2.52 %)
(As of 06/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume44,904 shs
Average Volume55,588 shs
Market Capitalization$16.29 billion
P/E Ratio5.98
Dividend YieldN/A
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About Markel

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, Latin America, 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. The company's Reinsurance segment offers general liability, professional liability, medical malpractice, and environmental impairment 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 transportation equipment; and laminated oak and composite wood flooring, as well as ornamental plants and residential homes. This segment also provides distribution, consulting, and others types of services to businesses and consumers, including distribution of exterior building products, fire protection and life safety services, management and technology consulting, and retail intelligence services. The company's Other segment 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. Markel Corporation was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Glen Allen, Virginia.


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Overall MarketRank

1.65 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

538th out of 1,980 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

36th out of 93 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Markel (NYSE:MKL) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Markel a buy right now?

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Markel in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Markel stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in MKL, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Markel?

Wall Street analysts have given Markel a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Markel wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Markel?

Markel saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 187,500 shares, an increase of 36.4% from the May 13th total of 137,500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 48,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.8 days. Approximately 1.4% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Markel's next earnings date?

Markel is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 27th 2021.
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How were Markel's earnings last quarter?

Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 28th. The insurance provider reported $10.12 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $11.37 by $1.25. The insurance provider had revenue of $2.37 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.45 billion. Markel had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 5.69% and a net margin of 22.62%.
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How has Markel's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

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 shares have increased by 9.0% and is now trading at $1,184.15.
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What price target have analysts set for MKL?

3 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Markel's shares. Their forecasts range from $1,050.00 to $1,150.00. On average, they expect Markel's share price to reach $1,118.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.5%.
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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 60, Pay $2.08M)
  • Mr. Richard Reeves Whitt III, Co-CEO & Director (Age 57, Pay $2.08M)
  • Mr. Bradley James Kiscaden, Pres & Chief Admin. Officer of Insurance Operations (Age 58, Pay $1.57M)
  • Mr. Robert Chantry Cox, Pres & COO of Insurance Operations (Age 63, Pay $1.57M)
  • Mr. Jeremy Andrew Noble CPA, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 45, Pay $1.04M)
  • Mr. Richard Randolph Grinnan, Sr. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Sec. (Age 52, Pay $878.37k)
  • Mr. Saurabh Madaan, Managing Director of Investments
  • Ms. Jennifer Blackwell, Deputy Chief Communications Officer
  • Mr. Paul Broughton, Managing Director of Marketing
  • Mr. Frederick W. May Jr., VP of Sales & Bus. Devel.

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.

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), PayPal (PYPL), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), The 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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.98%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (4.62%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (3.07%), DAVENPORT & Co LLC (2.09%), DF Dent & Co. Inc. (1.63%) and Davis Selected Advisers (1.57%). Company insiders that own Markel stock include A Lynne Puckett, Alan I Kirshner, Anthony F Markel, Debora J Wilson, Richard R Whitt III, Steven A Markel and Stewart M Kasen.
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Which institutional investors are selling Markel stock?

MKL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Akre Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Swiss National Bank, Principal Financial Group Inc., and Tudor Investment Corp Et Al. Company insiders that have sold Markel company stock in the last year include Anthony F Markel, Steven A Markel, and Stewart M Kasen.
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Which institutional investors are buying Markel stock?

MKL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alta Capital Management LLC, Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd Zurich, Select Equity Group L.P., APG Asset Management N.V., Davis Capital Partners LLC, Check Capital Management Inc. CA, Davis Selected Advisers, and Scharf Investments LLC. Company insiders that have bought Markel stock in the last two years include A Lynne Puckett, and Debora J Wilson.
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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 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 $1,184.15.

How much money does Markel make?

Markel has a market capitalization of $16.29 billion and generates $9.74 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $816.03 million in net income (profit) each year or $26.24 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Markel have?

Markel employs 18,900 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.

When was Markel founded?

Markel was founded in 1930.

What is Markel's official website?

The official website for Markel is www.markel.com.

Where are Markel's headquarters?

Markel is headquartered at 4521 HIGHWOODS PARKWAY, GLEN ALLEN VA, 23060.

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 6/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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