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$993.80
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$985.00
Now: $993.80
$999.69
50-Day Range
$978.62
MA: $1,011.11
$1,059.50
52-Week Range
$710.52
Now: $993.80
$1,347.64
Volume58,768 shs
Average Volume57,713 shs
Market Capitalization$13.69 billion
P/E Ratio30.64
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.67

Competitors

Markel (NYSE:MKL) Vs. BRK.B, PGR, TRV, ALL, CINF, and ACGL

Should you be buying MKL stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "property & casualty insurance" are considered alternatives and competitors to Markel, including (BRK.B) (BRK.B), The Progressive (PGR), The Travelers Companies (TRV), The Allstate (ALL), Cincinnati Financial (CINF), and Arch Capital Group (ACGL).

Markel (NYSE:MKL) and (BRK.B) (NYSE:BRK.B) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Markel and (BRK.B), as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Markel02202.50
(BRK.B)0000N/A

Markel currently has a consensus price target of $1,137.50, indicating a potential upside of 14.46%. Given Markel's higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Markel is more favorable than (BRK.B).

Risk and Volatility

Markel has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, (BRK.B) has a beta of 0.84, meaning that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

74.6% of Markel shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 38.9% of (BRK.B) shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.2% of Markel shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 6.1% of (BRK.B) shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Markel and (BRK.B)'s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Markel5.29%2.41%0.68%
(BRK.B)14.54%5.25%2.66%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Markel and (BRK.B)'s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Markel$9.53 billion1.44$1.79 billion$38.9125.54
(BRK.B)$254.62 billion2.14$81.42 billion$9.7823.82

(BRK.B) has higher revenue and earnings than Markel. (BRK.B) is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Markel, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

(BRK.B) beats Markel on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Markel (NYSE:MKL) and The Progressive (NYSE:PGR) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Markel and The Progressive, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Markel02202.50
The Progressive38402.07

Markel currently has a consensus price target of $1,137.50, indicating a potential upside of 14.46%. The Progressive has a consensus price target of $95.8462, indicating a potential upside of 3.83%. Given Markel's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Markel is more favorable than The Progressive.

Risk and Volatility

Markel has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Progressive has a beta of 0.45, meaning that its stock price is 55% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

74.6% of Markel shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.5% of The Progressive shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.2% of Markel shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of The Progressive shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Markel and The Progressive's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Markel5.29%2.41%0.68%
The Progressive12.13%28.89%7.53%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Markel and The Progressive's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Markel$9.53 billion1.44$1.79 billion$38.9125.54
The Progressive$39.02 billion1.39$3.97 billion$6.7213.74

The Progressive has higher revenue and earnings than Markel. The Progressive is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Markel, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Markel (NYSE:MKL) and The Travelers Companies (NYSE:TRV) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Markel and The Travelers Companies, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Markel02202.50
The Travelers Companies311402.06

Markel currently has a consensus price target of $1,137.50, indicating a potential upside of 14.46%. The Travelers Companies has a consensus price target of $131.1333, indicating a potential downside of 10.08%. Given Markel's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Markel is more favorable than The Travelers Companies.

Risk and Volatility

Markel has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Travelers Companies has a beta of 0.77, meaning that its stock price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

74.6% of Markel shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.8% of The Travelers Companies shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.2% of Markel shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of The Travelers Companies shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Markel and The Travelers Companies' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Markel5.29%2.41%0.68%
The Travelers Companies7.13%8.63%2.04%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Markel and The Travelers Companies' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Markel$9.53 billion1.44$1.79 billion$38.9125.54
The Travelers Companies$31.58 billion1.17$2.62 billion$9.6015.19

The Travelers Companies has higher revenue and earnings than Markel. The Travelers Companies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Markel, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

The Travelers Companies beats Markel on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Markel (NYSE:MKL) and The Allstate (NYSE:ALL) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and risk.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

74.6% of Markel shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.0% of The Allstate shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.2% of Markel shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.8% of The Allstate shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Markel has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Allstate has a beta of 0.81, meaning that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Markel and The Allstate's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Markel5.29%2.41%0.68%
The Allstate10.68%16.70%3.35%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Markel and The Allstate's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Markel$9.53 billion1.44$1.79 billion$38.9125.54
The Allstate$44.68 billion0.75$4.85 billion$10.4310.59

The Allstate has higher revenue and earnings than Markel. The Allstate is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Markel, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Markel and The Allstate, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Markel02202.50
The Allstate04812.77

Markel currently has a consensus price target of $1,137.50, indicating a potential upside of 14.46%. The Allstate has a consensus price target of $117.0769, indicating a potential upside of 6.02%. Given Markel's higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Markel is more favorable than The Allstate.

Summary

The Allstate beats Markel on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Markel (NYSE:MKL) and Cincinnati Financial (NASDAQ:CINF) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

74.6% of Markel shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.3% of Cincinnati Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Markel shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.4% of Cincinnati Financial shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Markel has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its share price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cincinnati Financial has a beta of 0.59, meaning that its share price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Markel and Cincinnati Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Markel5.29%2.41%0.68%
Cincinnati FinancialN/A5.14%1.88%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Markel and Cincinnati Financial's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Markel$9.53 billion1.44$1.79 billion$38.9125.54
Cincinnati Financial$7.92 billion1.77$2.00 billion$4.2020.79

Cincinnati Financial has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Markel. Cincinnati Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Markel, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Markel and Cincinnati Financial, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Markel02202.50
Cincinnati Financial22101.80

Markel presently has a consensus price target of $1,137.50, indicating a potential upside of 14.46%. Cincinnati Financial has a consensus price target of $72.8333, indicating a potential downside of 16.59%. Given Markel's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Markel is more favorable than Cincinnati Financial.

Summary

Markel beats Cincinnati Financial on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Markel (NYSE:MKL) and Arch Capital Group (NASDAQ:ACGL) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

74.6% of Markel shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.3% of Arch Capital Group shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Markel shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.4% of Arch Capital Group shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Markel has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its share price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Arch Capital Group has a beta of 0.8, meaning that its share price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Markel and Arch Capital Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Markel5.29%2.41%0.68%
Arch Capital Group15.08%5.80%1.70%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Markel and Arch Capital Group's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Markel$9.53 billion1.44$1.79 billion$38.9125.54
Arch Capital Group$6.93 billion1.95$1.64 billion$2.8211.81

Markel has higher revenue and earnings than Arch Capital Group. Arch Capital Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Markel, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Markel and Arch Capital Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Markel02202.50
Arch Capital Group03702.70

Markel presently has a consensus price target of $1,137.50, indicating a potential upside of 14.46%. Arch Capital Group has a consensus price target of $40.70, indicating a potential upside of 22.19%. Given Arch Capital Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Arch Capital Group is more favorable than Markel.

Summary

Arch Capital Group beats Markel on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Markel Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
(BRK.B) logo
BRK.B
(BRK.B)
1.3$232.92-0.5%$546.13 billion$254.62 billion15.49News Coverage
The Progressive logo
PGR
The Progressive
1.9$92.31-2.1%$54.06 billion$39.02 billion10.72Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Downgrade
The Travelers Companies logo
TRV
The Travelers Companies
2.6$145.84-2.0%$36.94 billion$31.58 billion16.67Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
The Allstate logo
ALL
The Allstate
2.2$110.43-0.3%$33.58 billion$44.68 billion7.74
Cincinnati Financial logo
CINF
Cincinnati Financial
2.3$87.32-1.1%$14.05 billion$7.92 billion18.00
Arch Capital Group logo
ACGL
Arch Capital Group
1.8$33.31-3.2%$13.52 billion$6.93 billion11.94Analyst Upgrade
W. R. Berkley logo
WRB
W. R. Berkley
2.0$65.88-1.1%$11.73 billion$7.90 billion36.80Upcoming Earnings
Fidelity National Financial logo
FNF
Fidelity National Financial
2.0$39.44-1.6%$11.58 billion$7.93 billion11.60
Erie Indemnity logo
ERIE
Erie Indemnity
1.4$236.45-1.6%$10.92 billion$2.48 billion42.60
CNA Financial logo
CNA
CNA Financial
2.2$39.97-1.3%$10.85 billion$10.77 billion18.85
First American Financial logo
FAF
First American Financial
2.0$54.63-0.5%$6.10 billion$6.20 billion9.65Dividend Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
Old Republic International logo
ORI
Old Republic International
2.2$18.39-1.1%$5.59 billion$7.21 billion17.19Upcoming Earnings
RLI logo
RLI
RLI
1.9$101.02-0.3%$4.55 billion$1.00 billion36.21Upcoming Earnings
The Hanover Insurance Group logo
THG
The Hanover Insurance Group
2.3$116.98-1.8%$4.36 billion$4.89 billion14.88
AXIS Capital logo
AXS
AXIS Capital
1.9$48.84-2.2%$4.12 billion$5.17 billion-26.26Upcoming Earnings
Selective Insurance Group logo
SIGI
Selective Insurance Group
2.2$66.95-0.8%$4.01 billion$2.85 billion20.04Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
White Mountains Insurance Group logo
WTM
White Mountains Insurance Group
0.8$1,040.01-1.9%$3.23 billion$893.40 million33.54News Coverage
Hilltop logo
HTH
Hilltop
1.5$32.97-3.4%$2.98 billion$1.82 billion7.83Upcoming Earnings
Mercury General logo
MCY
Mercury General
1.6$53.38-0.1%$2.96 billion$3.97 billion12.33Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
Assured Guaranty logo
AGO
Assured Guaranty
1.6$36.27-0.5%$2.93 billion$963 million9.18Unusual Options Activity
News Coverage
Stewart Information Services logo
STC
Stewart Information Services
1.7$50.25-0.3%$1.34 billion$1.94 billion12.98
Safety Insurance Group logo
SAFT
Safety Insurance Group
1.7$77.38-0.3%$1.15 billion$877.75 million10.41
AMERISAFE logo
AMSF
AMERISAFE
2.2$56.20-0.6%$1.09 billion$370.37 million11.78
ProAssurance logo
PRA
ProAssurance
1.6$19.42-0.5%$1.05 billion$999.83 million-4.19
Employers logo
EIG
Employers
2.7$32.45-0.2%$941.73 million$784.80 million11.31
State Auto Financial logo
STFC
State Auto Financial
1.9$18.23-1.0%$799.17 million$1.41 billion-20.26
United Fire Group logo
UFCS
United Fire Group
1.2$30.85-1.1%$772.21 million$1.20 billion-6.07
Universal Insurance logo
UVE
Universal Insurance
2.2$15.78-1.2%$494.45 million$939.35 million-37.57
HCI Group logo
HCI
HCI Group
1.9$56.13-3.3%$448.03 million$242.47 million15.29Dividend Announcement
News Coverage
Donegal Group logo
DGICA
Donegal Group
2.4$14.30-0.1%$416.29 million$812.45 million7.81News Coverage
Global Indemnity Group logo
GBLI
Global Indemnity Group
1.0$28.48-3.6%$409.43 million$604.47 million64.73High Trading Volume
MBIA logo
MBI
MBIA
1.4$6.74-0.3%$363.48 million$280 million-0.63
Investors Title logo
ITIC
Investors Title
0.8$150.49-2.5%$284.73 million$183.50 million8.36News Coverage
Hallmark Financial Services logo
HALL
Hallmark Financial Services
1.3$3.55-0.3%$64.40 million$486.37 million-0.54Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
This page was last updated on 1/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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