Markel Corporation (MKL): Price and Financial Metrics

Markel Corporation (MKL)

Today's Latest Price: $1,009.00 USD

18.00 (-1.75%)

Updated Oct 26 7:45am

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Overall POWR Rating

POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 59 in Insurance - Property & Casualty

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MKL Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $13,703,850,015, Markel Corp has a greater market value than 87.52% of US stocks.
  • MKL's went public 30.6 years ago, making it older than 84.7% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • MKL's current price/earnings ratio is 58.88, which is higher than 84.67% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Markel Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be L, FMX, CCEP, Y, and KOF.
  • Visit MKL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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MKL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $1,009.00 52-week high $1,347.64
Prev. close $1,027.00 52-week low $710.52
Day low $1,009.00 Volume 44
Day high $1,009.00 Avg. volume 52,560
50-day MA $1,021.29 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $1,014.25 Market Cap 13.90B

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:
$1,009.00$1722.37 68%

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 58th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for MKL, they are:

  • The company's balance sheet shows it gets 80% of its capital from equity, and 20% of its capital from debt. Its equity weight surpasses that of 60.6% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Financial Services sector.
  • Markel Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than only 24.13% 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.

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Markel Corporation and Most Subsidiaries; Upgrades Issuer Credit Rating of Markel Bermuda Limited

OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AM Best has affirmed the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of “bbb+” of Markel Corporation (Markel) and all of its Long-Term Issue Credit Ratings (Long-Term IRs) and indicative Long-Term IRs (see below for a detailed list of Long-Term IRs and indicative Long-Term IRs). AM Best also has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term ICRs of “a+” of all the members of the Markel North America Insurance Group (Markel NA)

Business Wire | September 11, 2020

Markel Corporation: Undervalued And Growing

Markel Corporation recently reported its second-quarter earnings, and it had a great quarter, improving on a dismal first quarter. The company continues to do a fantastic job of growing the earnings premiums while lowering its combined ratio to grow the profitability of the insurance segment. The equity portfolio rebounded for...

David Ahern on Seeking Alpha | August 3, 2020

Markel (MKL) Q2 Earnings Rise Y/Y, Revenues Beat Estimates

Markel's (MKL) second-quarter results reflect strong performance of Insurance and Reinsurance Segments, and solid underwriting results.

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Markel Corporation Just Beat Analyst Forecasts, And Analysts Have Been Updating Their Predictions

Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) just released its quarterly report and things are looking bullish. Statutory earnings...

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Markel (MKL) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

MKL earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2020.

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

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MKL Price Returns

1-mo 6.30%
3-mo 1.66%
6-mo 10.77%
1-year -9.16%
3-year -7.78%
5-year 14.31%
YTD -11.74%
2019 10.13%
2018 -8.87%
2017 25.94%
2016 2.39%
2015 29.36%

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