Markel Corporation (MKL): Price and Financial Metrics

Markel Corporation (MKL)

Today's Latest Price: $993.80 USD

7.42 (-0.74%)

Updated Jan 22 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 70 in Insurance - Property & Casualty

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MKL Stock Summary

  • MKL has a higher market value than 85.53% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $13,794,893,262.
  • Markel Corp's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 84.32% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, MKL is more volatile than just 8.02% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to MKL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are L, WRB, LKQ, TAP, and RPM.
  • MKL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Markel Corp's official web site, go to

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MKL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $993.80 52-week high $1,347.64
Prev. close $1,001.22 52-week low $710.52
Day low $985.00 Volume 58,700
Day high $999.69 Avg. volume 57,707
50-day MA $1,012.85 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $979.35 Market Cap 13.69B

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.

MKL Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$993.80$2565.64 156%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Markel Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Markel Corp ranked in the 71th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 157.5% on a DCF basis. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Markel Corp ended up being:

  • The compound growth rate in the free cash flow of Markel Corp over the past 5.48 years is 0.2%; that's better than 71.34% of cash flow producing equities in the Financial Services sector, where it is classified.
  • Markel Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than merely 17.86% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Latest MKL News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Markel Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MKL as an investment opportunity.

Overhaul and Markel Unveil New Digital Risk Management Solution for Cargo Protection

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Overhaul, a real-time visibility and intelligence-driven risk management technology provider for supply chains, is working with Markel Specialty, a specialty insurer and division of Markel Corporation, to offer motor carriers competitive…

PR Newswire | January 19, 2021

Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG) Up 28.9% in a Year: More Room to Run?

Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG) stock rallies on the back of solid segmental performances, strategic acquisitions and sufficient financial liquidity.

Yahoo | January 11, 2021

4 Stocks to Gain on Expected Recovery in Insurance Sector

A steepening yield curve and an expected increase in insurance premium prices bode well for the U.S. insurance industry, making it prudent to invest in names like Primerica (PRI) and Markel (MKL)

Yahoo | January 11, 2021

Here's Why Hold is an Apt Strategy for Alleghany (Y) Stock Now

Alleghany (Y) is poised to benefit from improving rates, growth in business lines and solid financial position.

Yahoo | January 8, 2021

Markel Corporation's (NYSE:MKL) Has Performed Well But Fundamentals Look Varied: Is There A Clear Direction For The Stock?

Most readers would already know that Markel's (NYSE:MKL) stock increased by 7.1% over the past three months. However...

Yahoo | January 8, 2021

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MKL Price Returns

1-mo 0.42%
3-mo -3.23%
6-mo -2.13%
1-year -15.81%
3-year -11.87%
5-year 15.73%
YTD -3.82%
2020 -9.61%
2019 10.13%
2018 -8.87%
2017 25.94%
2016 2.39%

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