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MKL - Markel Share Price

$1090.03 12.1  1.1%

Last Trade - 07/08/20

Large Cap
Market Cap £11.30bn
Enterprise Value £10.99bn
Revenue £6.15bn
Position in Universe 574th / 6362
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1m +14.9%
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Financial Summary
Year End 31st Dec 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
5,138 5,414 5,630 6,069 6,841 9,526 7,962 8,833 +13.1%
-1.1 +96.5 -19.8 -94.6
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 June 2020, Markel Corporation revenues decreased 29% to $3.47B. Net loss applicable to common stockholders totaled $481.1M vs. income of $1.1B. Revenues reflect Change in fair value of equity securitie decrease from $1.04B to -$777.1M, Investment Income, Gross - Insurance decrease of 18% to $191.8M. Net loss reflects Investing segment loss totaling $586.6M vs. income of $1.26B.
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Profile Summary

Markel Corporation is a financial holding company serving a range of markets. The Company's principal business markets and underwrites specialty insurance products. It monitors and reports its ongoing underwriting operations in three segments: U.S. Insurance, International Insurance and Reinsurance. The Company, through its subsidiary Markel Ventures, Inc. (Markel Ventures), owns interests in various industrial and service businesses that operate outside of the specialty insurance marketplace. The U.S. Insurance segment includes all direct business and facultative placements written by its insurance subsidiaries domiciled in the United States. The International Insurance segment includes all direct business and facultative placements written by its insurance subsidiaries domiciled outside of the United States, including its syndicate at Lloyd's of London (Lloyd's). The Reinsurance segment includes all treaty reinsurance written across the Company.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim June 30th, 2020
Incorporated August 25, 1999
Public Since December 12, 1986
No. of Shareholders: 160,000
No. of Employees: 18,600
Sector Financials
Industry Insurance
Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 13,777,837
Free Float (0.0%)
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Upcoming Events for MKL
Tuesday 27th October, 2020 Estimate
Q3 2020 Markel Corp Earnings Release
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Frequently Asked Questions for Markel
What is the Markel share price?

As of 07/08/20, shares in Markel are trading at $1090.03, giving the company a market capitalisation of £11.30bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Markel share price performed this year?

Shares in Markel are currently trading at $1090.03 and the price has moved by -3.39% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Markel price has moved by -14.7% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Markel?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Markel, there are there are currently 1 "buy" , 4 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Markel is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Markel next release its financial results?

Markel is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-06-30
What is the Markel dividend yield?

Markel does not currently pay a dividend.

Does Markel pay a dividend?

Markel does not currently pay a dividend.

When does Markel next pay dividends?

Markel does not currently pay a dividend.

How do I buy Markel shares?

To buy shares in Markel you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of Markel?

Shares in Markel are currently trading at $1090.03, giving the company a market capitalisation of £11.30bn.

Where are Markel shares listed? Where are Markel shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Markel:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NYQ
Ticker Symbol: MKL
What kind of share is Markel?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Markel is currently classified as a Style Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Markel share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Markel are currently priced at $1090.03. At that level they are trading at 1.46% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Markel currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of -3.32 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Markel share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Markel. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -16.7%. At the current price of $1090.03, shares in Markel are trading at 3.15% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Markel PE Ratio?

The Markel PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 34.09. The shares are currently trading at $1090.03.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Markel?

Markel's management team is headed by:

Alan Kirshner - CHM
Anthony Markel - DRC
Steven Markel - CHM
Darrell Martin - IND
Stewart Kasen - LED
Thomas Gayner - CCE
Richard Whitt - CCE
Lemuel Lewis - IND
K. Bruce Connell - IND
Bradley Kiscaden - CEX
Diane Leopold - IND
Robert Cox - CEX
Michael Heaton - CEX
Jeremy Noble - CFO
Linda Schreiner - SVP
Richard Grinnan - SVP
Rick Kreppel - VPR
Harold Morrison - DRC
Who are the major shareholders of Markel?

Here are the top five shareholders of Markel based on the size of their shareholding:

The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 9.08% (1.25m shares)
Principal Global Investors (Equity) Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.24% (722k shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.22% (719k shares)
Baillie Gifford & Co. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 3.92% (541k shares)
Wellington Management Company, LLP Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 3.66% (504k shares)
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