Markel Corporation (MKL): Price and Financial Metrics

Markel Corporation (MKL): $1,197.57

-20.65 (-1.70%)

POWR Rating

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where MKL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 88.76% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MKL is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 163 days.
  • MKL ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 0th percentile.

MKL Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 2.37, Markel Corp is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than merely 10.7% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, MKL has reported earnings growth of 301.71%, putting it ahead of 92.57% of US stocks in our set.
  • The volatility of Markel Corp's share price is greater than that of merely 2.48% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to MKL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are FNF, ICL, LKQ, TXT, and MTB.
  • MKL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Markel Corp's official web site, go to

MKL Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, MKL's price/earnings ratio is 40% lower, now standing at 6.6.
  • Over the past 243 months, MKL's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 77.7.
  • MKL's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MKL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MKL 2018-10-05 2.4 1.7 42.0 52.2
MKL 2011-05-03 1.8 1.3 15.1 11.7
MKL 2010-07-14 1.6 1.2 15.1 12.8
MKL 2009-10-09 1.9 1.4 -26.8 -16.1
MKL 2003-04-30 1.3 2.1 31.7 16.4
MKL 2001-10-23 1.4 1.8 -116.3 86.6

MKL Growth Metrics

    The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 0.89%.
  • The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -134.72%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 29.81%.
MKL's revenue has moved up $5,602,685,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows MKL's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 12,443.97 2,098.441 2,364.773
2021-06-30 12,668.35 2,062.018 2,629.429
2021-03-31 12,299.59 1,990.033 2,777.087
2020-12-31 9,735.066 1,737.587 797.63
2020-09-30 8,960.945 1,823.75 479.835
2020-06-30 8,082.268 1,513.703 232.746

MKL's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • MKL has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 51.56% of graded US stocks.
  • MKL's asset turnover comes in at 0.297 -- ranking 57th of 133 Insurance stocks.
  • BRK.B, ORI, and GBLI are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with MKL.

The table below shows MKL's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.297 0.468 0.094
2021-03-31 0.300 0.491 0.105
2020-12-31 0.248 0.354 0.035
2020-09-30 0.235 0.335 0.024
2020-06-30 0.216 0.315 0.014
2020-03-31 0.201 0.263 -0.002

MKL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MKL, see our MKL price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $1,400.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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MKL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $1,197.57 52-week high $1,343.56
Prev. close $1,218.22 52-week low $942.44
Day low $1,181.20 Volume 35,671
Day high $1,210.79 Avg. volume 42,384
50-day MA $1,239.85 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $1,234.17 Market Cap 16.37B

Markel Corporation (MKL) Company Bio

Markel Corporation markets and underwrites specialty insurance products in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: U.S. Insurance, International Insurance, and Reinsurance. The company was founded in 1930 and is based in Glen Allen, Virginia.

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Yahoo | January 14, 2022

Markel names Tyler Brown, Managing Director, Investments

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that Tyler Brown has joined as Managing Director, Investments. Brown will report to Tom Gayner, Co-Chief Executive Officer. In his role, he will assist Gayner in the management of the company's investment portfolio and manage investor relations.

Yahoo | January 11, 2022

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MKL Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -9.66%
6-mo -0.02%
1-year 20.50%
3-year 15.29%
5-year 28.81%
YTD -2.95%
2021 19.42%
2020 -9.61%
2019 10.13%
2018 -8.87%
2017 25.94%

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