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NYSE:MKL - Markel Stock Price, Forecast & News

-20.80 (-1.55 %)
(As of 02/25/2020 03:43 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $1,320.04
50-Day Range
MA: $1,232.66
52-Week Range
Now: $1,320.04
Volume38,799 shs
Average Volume36,896 shs
Market Capitalization$18.23 billion
P/E Ratio10.23
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.53 billion
Cash Flow$50.56 per share
Book Value$655.42 per share


Net Income$1.79 billion


Market Cap$18.23 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (Estimated)

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Markel (NYSE:MKL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Markel's stock symbol?

Markel trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MKL."

How were Markel's earnings last quarter?

Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 4th. The insurance provider reported $36.26 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $7.07 by $29.19. The insurance provider earned $2.05 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.07 billion. Markel had a net margin of 18.81% and a return on equity of 5.61%. View Markel's Earnings History.

When is Markel's next earnings date?

Markel is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 5th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Markel.

What price target have analysts set for MKL?

4 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Markel's shares. Their forecasts range from $1,000.00 to $1,325.00. On average, they anticipate Markel's stock price to reach $1,141.67 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 13.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Markel.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 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.

Has Markel been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about MKL stock have trended neutral this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Markel earned a news sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the insurance provider a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Markel.

Are investors shorting Markel?

Markel saw a decrease in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 124,400 shares, a decrease of 5.0% from the January 15th total of 131,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 36,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.4 days. Currently, 0.9% of the shares of the stock 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), Corning (GLW), Mastercard (MA), Paypal (PYPL), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Walt Disney (DIS), Arista Networks (ANET), Shopify (SHOP), Netflix (NFLX) and Starbucks (SBUX).

Who are Markel's key executives?

Markel's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Markel's major shareholders?

Markel's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Principal Financial Group Inc. (4.89%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (3.93%), State Street Corp (2.58%), DAVENPORT & Co LLC (2.08%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.57%) and Broad Run Investment Management LLC (1.21%). Company insiders that own Markel stock include Alan I Kirshner, Anthony F Markel, 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 Victory Capital Management Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Clarkston Capital Partners LLC, Baillie Gifford & Co., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Broad Run Investment Management LLC, Raymond James & Associates and Oxford Asset Management LLP. Company insiders that have sold Markel company stock in the last year include Alan I Kirshner, Anthony F Markel, Nora N Crouch, Richard R Whitt III and Steven A Markel. View Insider Buying and Selling for Markel.

Which major investors are buying Markel stock?

MKL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Madison Asset Management LLC, Anchor Capital Advisors LLC, Weitz Investment Management Inc., Strs Ohio, USS Investment Management Ltd, Bank of Montreal Can, UBS Group AG and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought Markel stock in the last two years include K Bruce Connell, Lemuel E Lewis and Nora N Crouch. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 $1,320.04.

How big of a company is Markel?

Markel has a market capitalization of $18.23 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 17,400 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Markel.

What is Markel's official website?

The official website for Markel is http://www.markelcorp.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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Markel (NYSE MKL)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  269 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  308 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  577
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Markel and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MKL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MKL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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