The Company markets and underwrites specialty insurance products and programs to a variety of niche markets and operates in three segments of the specialty insurance marketplace: the Excess and Surplus Lines, the Specialty Admitted and the London markets.


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Key Data Points

Primary metrics and data points about Markel.
Current Price: $1,080.12
Prev Close: $1,084.74
Open: $1,084.00
Bid: $0.00
Ask: $0.00
Day's Range: $1,075.03 - $1,092.53
52wk Range: $873.15 - $1,105.23
Volume: 24,535
Avg Vol 25,347
Market Cap: $15B
P/E (ttm): 235.32
EPS (ttm): $4.59
Div & Yield: $0.00 (0.0%)

Company Rating

What our community thinks about Markel.
CAPS Rating 5 out of 5
 
3173 Outperform
54 Underperform
CAPS All Stars
 
874 Outperform
6 Underperform

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You pick for Markel is winning

Score: +97.74
Call: Outperform
Time Frame: Five Plus Years
Start Price: $18.24
Start Date: 3/29/2007
Gain/Loss: +$152.4%
S&P Gain/Loss: +$54.7%

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Alan I. Kirshner, CEO

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Business Summary

Industry, sector and description for Markel.

The Company markets and underwrites specialty insurance products and programs to a variety of niche markets and operates in three segments of the specialty insurance marketplace: the Excess and Surplus Lines, the Specialty Admitted and the London markets.

  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Sector: Financials
  • Industry: Insurance