Markel Corporation (MKL): Price and Financial Metrics

Markel Corporation (MKL): $1,262.70

32.23 (+2.62%)

POWR Rating

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  • MKL scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 88.27% of US stocks.
  • MKL's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • MKL ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 4th percentile.

MKL Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $20,301,801,550, Markel Corp has a greater market value than 87.72% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Markel Corp is reporting a growth rate of 183.32%; that's higher than 88.85% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, MKL is more volatile than only 9.4% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to MKL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are LUV, WPP, CCEP, VIV, and AEG.
  • 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

    Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 50.64%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at -1.18%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 29.81%.
MKL's revenue has moved up $3,885,480,000 over the prior 15 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
2021-12-31 12,846.42 2,274.067 2,389.003
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

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 $1,262.70 52-week high $1,519.24
Prev. close $1,230.47 52-week low $1,162.00
Day low $1,231.00 Volume 32,222
Day high $1,267.53 Avg. volume 56,959
50-day MA $1,278.08 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $1,303.06 Market Cap 17.08B

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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The accompanying consolidated financial statements and related notes have been prepared in accordance with United States generally accepted accounting principles and include the accounts of Markel Corporation and its consolidated subsidiaries, as well as any variable interest entities that meet the requirements for consolidation. The post MARKEL CORP – 10-K – MANAGEMENT''S DISCUSSION & ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL CONDITION AND RESULTS OF OPERATIONS appeared first on InsuranceNewsNet .

InsuranceNewsNet | February 18, 2022

Markel Corporation Consensus Indicates Potential 13.9% Upside

Markel Corporation with ticker code (MKL) have now 3 analysts covering the stock with the consensus suggesting a rating of ''Buy''. The range between the high target price and low target price is between 1550 and 1400 calculating the average target price we see 1450. Now with the previous closing price of 1273.37 this is indicating there is a potential upside of 13.9%. The 50 day moving average now sits at 1233.28 and the 200 day moving average is 1236.56. The market capitalisation for the company is $17,235m. You can visit the company''s website by visiting: [stock_market_widget type="chart" symbol="MKL" chart="bar" range="6mo" interval="1d" line-color="rgb(49, 125, 189)"] The potential market cap would be $19,626m based on the market concensus. Markel Corporatio...

DirectorsTalk | February 10, 2022

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Yahoo | February 7, 2022

Markel (MKL) Q4 2021 Earnings Call Transcript | The Motley Fool

MKL earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2021.

The Motley Fool | February 6, 2022

Markel (MKL) Q4 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

Image source: The Motley Fool. Markel (NYSE: MKL)Q4 2021 Earnings CallFeb 03, 2022, 9:30 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGood morning, and welcome to the Markel Corporation fourth quarter 2021 conference call.

Yahoo | February 6, 2022

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MKL Price Returns

1-mo -0.78%
3-mo -6.39%
6-mo 0.98%
1-year -0.88%
3-year 9.61%
5-year 20.24%
YTD 2.33%
2021 19.42%
2020 -9.61%
2019 10.13%
2018 -8.87%
2017 25.94%

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