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667.28
-1.79
-0.27%
After Hours :
672.53
+5.25
+0.79%

Open

669.00

Previous Close

669.07

Volume (Avg)

48.22k (32.17k)

Day's Range

667.27-678.00

52Wk Range

520.01-678.00

Market Cap.

9.32B

Dividend Rate ( Yield )

-

Beta

0.77

Shares Outstanding

13.97M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

32.15 (20.77)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
Industry Insurance – Property & Casualty
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Outperform
    • Revenue

    • 4.32B

    • Net Income

    • 281.02M

    • Market Cap.

    • 9.32B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 5.88

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 1.00

    • Beta

    • 0.77

    • Forward P/E

    • 29.33

    • Price/Sales

    • 1.89

    • Price/Book Value

    • 1.31

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 12.64

      • EBITDA

      • 665.81M

      • Return on Capital %

      • 1.20

      • Return on Equity %

      • 4.34

      • Return on Assets %

      • 1.20

      • Book Value/Share

      • 511.28

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 13.97M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • -

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • -

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/21/2014
      Outperform
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 500.00

        • Credit Rating

        • BBB

        • Analysts

        • 2

        • EPS Estimate

        • 20.26

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • -

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 22.00

          • 2.01

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 10.90

          • 30.52

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 44.40

          • -8.93

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 17.89

          • 3.34

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -

          • 3.74

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -

          • 32.02

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • -

            • 24.50

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 7.42

            • 14.81

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 5.88

            • 10.83

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • -

            • -

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 9.80

            • 13.00

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 8.40

            • 135.92B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 0.32

              • 0.24

              • Current Ratio

              • -

              • 0.62

              • Quick Ratio

              • -

              • 0.61

              • Interest Coverage

              • -

              • -

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 3.52

              • 3.94

              • Book Value/Share

              • 511.28

              • 46.07

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 32.15

                • 11.72

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 32.64

                • 186.45

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 15.25

                • 112.73

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 1.89

                • 1.19

                • Price/Book Value

                • 1.31

                • 1.16

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 12.64

                • 8.35

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                • Industry

                  • Return on Equity %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 4.34

                    (6.70)

                  • 11.00

                    (10.09)

                  • Return on Assets %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 1.20

                    (1.90)

                  • 2.73

                    (2.31)

                  • Return on Capital %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 4.33

                    (3.50)

                  • 8.67

                    (7.84)

                  • Income/Employee

                  • 40.58k

                  • 96.62k

                  • Inventory Turnover

                  • -

                  • -

                  • Asset Turnover

                  • 0.20

                  • 0.25

                  Current Historical
                  Financials
                  • Income Statement
                  • Balance Sheet
                  • Cash Flow
                  Operating Income
                  361.74M
                  Operating Margin
                  8.37
                  Total Equity
                  -
                  Retained Earnings
                  -
                  Free Cashflow
                  -
                  Price/Cashflow
                  12.64
                  Ownership

                  Institutional Ownership

                  89.08%

                  Top 10 Institutions

                  40.19%

                  Mutual Fund Ownership

                  39.91%

                  Float

                  96.16%

                  5% / Insider Ownership

                  3.08%

                  Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                  Top Mutual Fund Owners

                  Top Institutional Owners

                  Mutual Fund Name

                  Institution Name

                  • Mutual Fund Name

                  • Shares Held

                  • % Change

                  • % Outstanding

                  • Eaton Vance Atlanta Capital SMID-Cap Fd

                  •  

                    434,188

                  • -1.52

                  • 3.11

                  • Akre Focus Fd

                  •  

                    410,000

                  • 33.99

                  • 2.93

                  • Principal MidCap Fund

                  •  

                    364,373

                  • 2.16

                  • 2.61

                  • Vanguard Mid-Cap Index Fund

                  •  

                    227,053

                  • 1.13

                  • 1.63

                  • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                  •  

                    217,676

                  • 0.54

                  • 1.56

                  • Hennessy Focus Fund

                  •  

                    198,637

                  • 0.00

                  • 1.42

                  • Vanguard Extended Market Index Fund

                  •  

                    127,252

                  • -2.24

                  • 0.91

                  • Undrly Baillie Giff Global Alpha Pen

                  •  

                    122,885

                  • 0.00

                  • 0.88

                  • Hartford MidCap Fund

                  •  

                    121,954

                  • 0.00

                  • 0.87

                  • Sprucegrove Global Pool (Pension)

                  •  

                    107,569

                  • 0.00

                  • 0.77

                  • Institution Name

                  • Shares Held

                  • % Change

                  • % Outstanding

                  • Baillie Gifford & Co Limited.

                  •  

                    873,569

                  • +7.42%

                  • 6.25

                  • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                  •  

                    752,086

                  • +4.39%

                  • 5.38

                  • Eaton Vance Management

                  •  

                    638,665

                  • +27.38%

                  • 4.57

                  • Atlanta Capital Management Company,LLC

                  •  

                    587,133

                  • -3.13%

                  • 4.20

                  • Sprucegrove Investment Management, Ltd.

                  •  

                    541,151

                  • +0.36%

                  • 3.87

                  • Principal Global Investors, LLC

                  •  

                    506,718

                  • +0.52%

                  • 3.63

                  • Akre Capital Management, LLC

                  •  

                    493,273

                  • +29.47%

                  • 3.53

                  • Wellington Management Company, LLP

                  •  

                    464,780

                  • +36.72%

                  • 3.33

                  • Select Equity Group, L.P.

                  •  

                    414,558

                  • -2.46%

                  • 2.97

                  • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                  •  

                    343,828

                  • -0.95%

                  • 2.46

                  Company Profile

                  Sector

                  Financial Services

                  Industry

                  Insurance – Property & Casualty

                  Type

                  Aggressive Growth

                  Style

                  Mid Growth

                  Markel Corporation was founded in 1930. The Company is a diverse financial holding company serving in niche markets. It is engaged in marketing and underwriting specialty insurance products. The Company is having five segments and on...moree discontinues segment; the Excess and Surplus Lines, the Specialty Admitted, and the London Insurance Market. The Company's Excess and Surplus Lines segment writes hard-to-place risks outside of the standard market, including catastrophe-exposed property, professional liability, products liability, general liability, commercial umbrella and other coverages tailored for exposures. Its Specialty Admitted segment writes risks that, although and hard-to-place in the standard market must remain with an admitted insurance company for marketing and regulatory reasons. Its Lond...moreon Insurance Market segment writes specialty property, casualty, professional liability, equine, marine, energy and trade credit insurance and reinsurance. Its Alterra segment provides diversified specialty insurance and reinsurance products to corporations, public entities and other property and casualty insurers through offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Switzerland, Bermuda and Latin America. All investing activities related to the Company's insurance operations are included in the Investing segment. The Company competes with numerous domestic and international insurance companies and reinsurers, Lloyd's syndicates, risk retention groups, insurance buying groups, risk securitization programs and alternative self-insurance mechanisms. The Company's insurance subsidiaries are subject to regulation and supervision by the insurance regulatory authorities of the various jurisdictions in which they conduct business.lessless

                  Key People

                  Alan I. Kirshner

                  CEO/Chairman of the Board/Director

                  Anthony F. Markel

                  Director/Vice Chairman of the Board

                  Steven A. Markel

                  Director/Vice Chairman of the Board

                  Ms. Anne G. Waleski

                  CFO/Executive VP

                  Gerard Albanese,Jr

                  Executive VP/Other Executive Officer

                  • Markel Corporation

                  • 4521 Highwoods Parkway

                  • Glen Allen, VA 23060-6148

                  • USA.Map

                  • Phone: +1 804 747-0136

                  • Fax: +1 804 965-1600

                  • markelcorp.com

                  Incorporated

                  1930

                  Employees

                  7,200

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