Markel Corporation (MKL): Price and Financial Metrics

Markel Corporation (MKL): $1,343.08

-17.96 (-1.32%)

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MKL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $1,343.08 52-week high $1,458.56
Prev. close $1,361.04 52-week low $1,064.09
Day low $1,342.43 Volume 22,676
Day high $1,357.17 Avg. volume 37,011
50-day MA $1,336.12 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $1,280.41 Market Cap 17.93B

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  • MKL scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 95.7% of US stocks.
  • MKL's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • MKL ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 23rd percentile.

MKL Stock Summary

  • MARKEL CORP's market capitalization of $17,598,309,745 is ahead of 89.23% of US-listed equities.
  • MKL's current price/earnings ratio is 60.4, which is higher than 90.83% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • The volatility of MARKEL CORP's share price is greater than that of merely 11.53% 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 SJM, WRB, LKQ, GPC, and BWA.
  • Visit MKL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

MKL Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, MKL's price/earnings ratio is 632.94% higher, now standing at 62.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, MKL's price/earnings ratio has gone up 36.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MKL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MKL 2023-05-19 1.4 1.3 62.3 27.1
MKL 2023-05-18 1.4 1.3 61.8 26.9
MKL 2023-05-17 1.4 1.3 61.8 26.9
MKL 2023-05-16 1.4 1.3 62.2 27.1
MKL 2023-05-15 1.4 1.3 62.8 27.4
MKL 2023-05-12 1.4 1.3 62.7 27.3

MKL Growth Metrics

    Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 2.06%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 243.86%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 30.84%.
Over the past 15 months, MKL's revenue has gone down $768,635,000.

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
2022-12-31 11,675.33 2,709.442 -250.123
2022-09-30 11,222.69 2,531.897 -68.704
2022-06-30 10,843.9 2,381.884 53.997
2022-03-31 12,552.47 2,370.816 1,762.466
2021-12-31 12,846.42 2,274.067 2,389.003
2021-09-30 12,443.97 2,098.441 2,364.773

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)

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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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.

Markel promotes Sal Pollaro to Executive Underwriting Officer for Professional Liability

Markel, the insurance operations within the Markel Group Inc. (NYSE: MKL), announced today that Sal Pollaro has been named Executive Underwriting Officer, Professional Liability for Markel Specialty, a division within the Markel insurance business. In his new role, Pollaro will lead the professional liability team to generate profitable growth, including establishing underwriting strategies, driving product development, and enhancing technical and analytical capabilities.

Yahoo | June 5, 2023

10 Best Property & Casualty Insurance Stocks to Buy

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Yahoo | June 2, 2023

Markel Specialty appoints Wendy Houser to Chief Wholesale Officer and Sarah Gavlick to Chief Retail Officer

Markel, the insurance operations within the Markel Group Inc. (NYSE: MKL), announced today that its Markel Specialty division has named Wendy Houser its Chief Wholesale Officer and Sarah Gavlick its Chief Retail Officer.

Yahoo | June 1, 2023

CINF or MKL: Which P&C Insurance Stock Should You Hold Now?

Let's see how Cincinnati Financial (CINF) and Markel Corporation (MKL) fare in terms of some of the key metrics.

Yahoo | May 30, 2023

Why Is Markel (MKL) Down 0.7% Since Last Earnings Report?

Markel (MKL) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | May 26, 2023

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MKL Price Returns

1-mo -1.87%
3-mo 6.40%
6-mo 3.47%
1-year -2.70%
3-year 27.97%
5-year 20.18%
YTD 1.94%
2022 6.77%
2021 19.42%
2020 -9.61%
2019 10.13%
2018 -8.87%

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