• Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $1,450.00
  • Forecasted Upside: 18.07 %
  • Number of Analysts: 4
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 2 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$1,228.10
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Analyst Price Target for MKL

Analyst Price Target is $1,450.00
▲ +18.07% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 4 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Markel in the last 3 months. The average price target is $1,450.00, with a high forecast of $1,600.00 and a low forecast of $1,300.00. The average price target represents a 18.07% upside from the last price of $1,228.10.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 4 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in Markel. This rating has held steady since January 2022, when it changed from a Hold consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
2/18/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 3 hold ratings
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5/19/2021
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8/17/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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11/15/2021
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2/13/2022
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5/14/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
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7/13/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
8/12/2022

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 0 sell ratings

Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/5/2022Truist FinancialLower Price TargetHold$1,500.00 ➝ $1,300.00Low
8/4/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$1,650.00 ➝ $1,600.00N/A
4/28/2022Truist FinancialBoost Price Target$1,400.00 ➝ $1,500.00Low
4/27/2022William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformLow
2/3/2022William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformLow
11/8/2021Truist FinancialBoost Price TargetHold$1,350.00 ➝ $1,400.00Low
11/4/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$1,450.00 ➝ $1,550.00Low
11/3/2021Boenning ScattergoodDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralHigh
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
1/6/2021Truist FinancialBoost 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
(Data available from 8/12/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.09 (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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  • 1 very positive mentions
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1/14/2022
  • 3 very positive mentions
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  • 2 negative mentions
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2/13/2022
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3/15/2022
  • 6 very positive mentions
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4/14/2022
  • 2 very positive mentions
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  • 2 negative mentions
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5/14/2022
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  • 11 positive mentions
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6/13/2022
  • 4 very positive mentions
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  • 2 negative mentions
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7/13/2022
  • 6 very positive mentions
  • 19 positive mentions
  • 10 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
8/12/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 6 very positive mentions
  • 19 positive mentions
  • 10 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions

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Markel Corporation, a diverse financial holding company, markets and underwrites specialty insurance products in the United States, Bermuda, the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, Canada, the Asia Pacific, and the Middle East. Its Insurance segment offers general and professional liability, personal lines, marine and energy, specialty programs, and workers' compensation insurance products; and property coverages that include fire, allied lines, and other specialized property coverages, including catastrophe-exposed property risks, such as earthquake and wind. This segment also offers credit and surety products, and collateral protection insurance products. The company's Reinsurance segment offers transaction, healthcare, and environmental impairment liability; and specialty treaty reinsurance products comprising structured and whole turnover credit, political risk, mortgage and contract, and commercial surety reinsurance programs. Its Markel Ventures segment provides equipment used in baking systems and food processing; portable dredges; over-the-road car haulers and transportation equipment; and laminated oak and composite wood flooring, tube and tank trailers, as well as ornamental plants and residential homes, handbags, and architectural products. This segment also provides consulting, and other types of services to businesses and consumers, including distribution of exterior building products, crane rental, fire protection, and life safety services, management and technology consulting, and retail intelligence services. The company's Other segment provides healthcare, leasing and investment services, as well as operates as an insurance and investment fund manager offering a range of investment products, including insurance-linked securities, catastrophe bonds, insurance swaps, and weather derivatives; and program services. it also manages funds with third parties. Markel Corporation was founded in 1930 and is based in Glen Allen, Virginia.
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Today's Range

Now: $1,228.10
Low: $1,212.54
High: $1,231.58

50 Day Range

MA: $1,283.29
Low: $1,167.94
High: $1,408.67

52 Week Range

Now: $1,228.10
Low: $1,162.00
High: $1,519.24

Volume

738 shs

Average Volume

72,119 shs

Market Capitalization

$16.60 billion

P/E Ratio

697.79

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: Boenning Scattergood, Royal Bank of Canada, StockNews.com, TheStreet, Truist Financial Co., and William Blair.
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What is the current price target for Markel?

2 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Markel in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $1,450.00, suggesting a possible upside of 18.1%. Royal Bank of Canada has the highest price target set, predicting MKL will reach $1,600.00 in the next twelve months. Truist Financial Co. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $1,300.00 for Markel in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Markel?

Markel currently has 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe MKL will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Markel.
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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. Learn More about contacing Markel investor relations.