Last $659.00 USD
Change Today -0.80 / -0.12%
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markel corp (MKL) Snapshot

Open
$659.19
Previous Close
$659.80
Day High
$665.68
Day Low
$658.33
52 Week High
07/1/14 - $666.00
52 Week Low
09/6/13 - $508.62
Market Cap
9.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
28.8K
EPS TTM
$18.45
Shares Outstanding
14.0M
EX-Date
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P/E TM
35.7x
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markel corp (MKL) Details

Markel Corporation markets and underwrites specialty insurance products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Excess and Surplus Lines, Specialty Admitted, and London Insurance Market. The Excess and Surplus Lines segment writes risks outside of the standard market, including catastrophe-exposed property, professional liability, products liability, general liability, commercial umbrella, and other tailored coverages. This segment also provides environmental, transportation, inland marine, ocean marine, and railroad insurance products, as well as casualty facultative reinsurance, and public entity insurance and reinsurance products. The Specialty Admitted segment writes risks that remain with an admitted insurance company for marketing and regulatory reasons. This segment writes specialty program, personal property and liability coverage, and workers’ compensation insurance products. The London Insurance Market segment writes specialty property, casualty, professional liability, equine, marine, energy, trade credit insurance and reinsurance, crime and contingency, accident and health, products liability, excess and umbrella, and environmental liability coverage products. Markel Corporation was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Glen Allen, Virginia.

7,200 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/28/14
Founded in 1930

markel corp (MKL) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
President, Chief Investment Officer, Presiden...
Total Annual Compensation: $895.8K
President and Co-Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $895.8K
President and Co-Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $870.8K
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $514.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

markel corp (MKL) Key Developments

Markel Corp. Reports Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014

Markel Corp. reported earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. Comprehensive income to shareholders was $250.6 million for the second quarter of 2014 compared to a comprehensive loss to shareholders of $149.1 million for the second quarter of 2013. Diluted net income per share was $2.66 for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 compared to $2.24 for the second quarter of 2013. Comprehensive income to shareholders was $480.9 million for the six months ended June 30, 2014 compared to $108.6 million for the same period of 2013. Diluted net income per share was $8.91 for the six months ended June 30, 2014 compared to $10.79 for the same period of 2013. Total operating revenues grew 35% to $2.5 billion in 2014 compared to $1.9 billion in the first half of 2013. The increase is due to the inclusion of 6 months of underwriting revenues from legacy Alterra product offerings in 2014, higher revenues from the Hagerty business and higher investment income due to larger investment portfolio.

Markel Corp., Q2 2014 Earnings Call, Aug 07, 2014

Markel Corp., Q2 2014 Earnings Call, Aug 07, 2014

Markel Corporation Appoints Thomas K. Smith as Chief Marketing Officer

Markel Corporation appointed Thomas K. Smith to the newly created position of Chief Marketing Officer. Smith has 30 years of insurance industry experience and joined Markel in 2007. In his new role, he is responsible for business development, branding, managing strategic relationships, creating digital assets, and corporate advertising/marketing activities. The appointment was effective July 1, 2014. Smith will report to Crowley and continue working at Markel's corporate headquarters in Richmond, VA.

 

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Price/Cash Flow 26.0x
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