Markel Corp. (New York Stock Exchange:MKL)

About the company

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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Industry peers

Name Ticker Market capitalization (in USD Million) Revenues (in USD Million) Price/Book Price/Earning Net margin (in %)
Markel Corp. MKL 12674.62 7509.00 1.28 -63.35 -2.57
Fidelity National Financial, Inc. FNF 8326.92 8359.00 1.76 10.51 9.51
Athene Holding Ltd. ATH 5677.32 9998.00 0.59 15.49 3.63
First American Financial Corp. FAF 5354.58 6309.00 1.20 8.10 10.48
Essent Group Ltd. ESNT 3485.86 896.00 1.13 6.05 64.46
Radian Group Inc. RDN 3096.18 1492.00 0.74 4.82 43.01
MGIC Investment Corp. MTG 2938.32 1229.00 0.63 4.28 54.64
Assured Guaranty Ltd. AGO 2323.15 848.00 0.33 8.29 34.43
Trupanion, Inc. TRUP 1501.15 408.00 11.00 -1072.25 -0.40
ProAssurance Corp. PRA 755.46 938.00 0.53 -14.28 -5.60
Stewart Information Services Corp. STC 750.24 1981.00 1.01 8.18 4.57
Ambac Financial Group, Inc. AMBC 636.18 326.00 0.63 -1.41 -138.96
MBIA, Inc. MBI 569.01 225.00 1.02 -0.83 -298.22
Investors Title Co. ITIC 234.54 173.00 1.21 12.49 10.27
Tiptree, Inc. TIPT 224.35 711.00 0.66 -4.75 -6.46

Latest insider transactions

Date Role Name Transaction Quantity Quantity Owned After

HighTower Advisors LLC Has $636,000 Position in Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL)

14h ago, source:

HighTower Advisors LLC grew its stake in Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL) by 18.1% during the first quarter, according to the company in ...

Squarepoint Ops LLC Sells 8,925 Shares of Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL)

11d ago, source:

Squarepoint Ops LLC reduced its stake in shares of Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL) by 81.8% during the 1st quarter, according to its ...

Tower Research Capital LLC TRC Buys 112 Shares of Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL)

6d ago, source:

Tower Research Capital LLC TRC raised its stake in Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL) by 2,240.0% during the first quarter, according to ...

Axa Has $1.17 Million Holdings in Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL)

9d ago, source:

Axa lifted its stake in shares of Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL) by 125.1% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F ...

Why Markel Has Room to Grow

3d ago, source: The Motley Fool

Founded in 1930 and publicly traded since 1986, Markel has long been a solid, steady player in the specialty insurance market ...

Angels' Parker Markel: Added to 60-man roster

6d ago, source:

Markel will be part of the Angels' 60-man roster. Markel was dealt to the Angels at the end of the 2019 season, but was ...


11d ago, source: Richmond

WILSON, William Mackall, 58, died peacefully on June 23, 2020, surrounded by family. William was a lifetime Richmonder and a ...

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