• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $1,141.67
  • Forecasted Upside: -13.75 %
  • Number of Analysts: 1
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 0 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$1,323.71
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Analyst Price Target for MKL

Analyst Price Target is $1,141.67
▼ -13.75% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 1 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Markel in the last 3 months. The average price target is $1,141.67, with a high forecast of $1,150.00 and a low forecast of $1,125.00. The average price target represents a -13.75% upside from the last price of $1,323.71.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 1 investment analysts is to hold stock in Markel. This rating has held steady since April 2021, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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4/27/2020
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7/26/2020
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10/24/2020
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1/22/2021
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4/22/2021
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7/21/2021
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9/19/2021
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10/19/2021

Latest Recommendations

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Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/13/2021Truist FinancialLower Price Target$1,350.00 ➝ $1,150.00Low
2/4/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$1,100.00 ➝ $1,125.00Medium
1/6/2021TruistBoost Price Target$1,050.00 ➝ $1,150.00N/A
10/29/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$925.00 ➝ $1,100.00Medium
7/30/2020SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetHold$1,000.00 ➝ $1,050.00Low
7/30/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$895.00 ➝ $925.00High
7/21/2020Boenning ScattergoodReiterated RatingOutperformHigh
4/30/2020SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingHoldMedium
4/30/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$1,250.00High
4/14/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHold$945.00High
4/8/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$44.00 ➝ $34.00Low
2/25/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$1,040.00 ➝ $1,150.00Medium
12/5/2019Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$1,250.00 ➝ $1,325.00Low
7/1/2019Boenning ScattergoodReiterated RatingOutperformLow
5/23/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageHold ➝ Hold$1,000.00Low
5/2/2019SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetHold$1,100.00Low
10/31/2018Boenning ScattergoodSet Price TargetBuy$1,300.00Low
8/1/2018Boenning ScattergoodReiterated RatingBuyHigh
4/27/2018Boenning ScattergoodSet Price TargetBuy$1,250.00Low
4/11/2018ArgusInitiated CoverageHold ➝ HoldLow
3/19/2018William BlairUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformHigh
2/8/2018SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetHold$1,200.00High
2/8/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$1,200.00High
10/27/2017SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingHold$1,100.00N/A
10/26/2017Boenning ScattergoodReiterated RatingBuyN/A
10/3/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$1,050.00Low
7/26/2017Boenning ScattergoodSet Price TargetBuy$1,050.00Medium
3/2/2017Boenning ScattergoodInitiated CoverageOutperform$1,050.00N/A
11/17/2016William BlairDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformN/A
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News Sentiment Rating

0.46 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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3/24/2021
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4/23/2021
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5/23/2021
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6/22/2021
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7/22/2021
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8/21/2021
  • 4 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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9/20/2021
  • 4 very positive mentions
  • 16 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
10/20/2021

Current Sentiment

  • 4 very positive mentions
  • 16 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
Markel logo
Markel Corp. is a financial holding company, which engages in underwriting specialty insurance products for a variety of niche markets. It operates through the following segments: Insurance and Reinsurance. The Insurance segment includes all direct business and facultative placements written within the company's underwriting operations. The Reinsurance segment includes all treaty reinsurance written within the company's underwriting operations. Markel was founded by Samuel A. Markel in 1930 and is headquartered in Glen Allen, VA.
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Today's Range

Now: $1,323.71
Low: $1,312.97
High: $1,329.98

50 Day Range

MA: $1,247.72
Low: $1,194.50
High: $1,319.45

52 Week Range

Now: $1,323.71
Low: $913.04
High: $1,329.98

Volume

44,537 shs

Average Volume

50,229 shs

Market Capitalization

$18.17 billion

P/E Ratio

6.99

Dividend Yield

N/A

Beta

0.7

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Markel?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued research reports on Markel in the last year: Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, TheStreet, Truist, Truist Financial Co., and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Markel?

3 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Markel in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $1,141.67, suggesting a possible downside of 12.9%. Truist Financial Co. has the highest price target set, predicting MKL will reach $1,150.00 in the next twelve months. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $1,125.00 for Markel in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Markel?

Markel currently has 1 hold rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in MKL, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Markel's investor relations team?

Markel's physical mailing address is 4521 HIGHWOODS PARKWAY, GLEN ALLEN VA, 23060. The insurance provider's listed phone number is (804) 747-0136 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Markel is www.markel.com.