Published On: Sat, May 13th, 2017

Broker Changes For Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)


Recently stock market analysts have updated their consensus ratings on shares of Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL).

Most recent broker ratings

03/03/2017 – Boenning & Scattergood began new coverage on Markel Corporation giving the company a “outperform” rating. They now have a USD 1050 price target on the stock.

11/17/2016 – Markel Corporation was downgraded to “market perform” by analysts at William Blair.

08/07/2015 – Markel Corporation was downgraded to “sector perform” by analysts at RBC Capital. They now have a USD 900 price target on the stock.

05/12/2015 – Markel Corporation was upgraded to “strong-buy” by analysts at Zacks. They now have a USD 892 price target on the stock.

05/08/2015 – Markel Corporation had its “market perform” rating reiterated by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. They now have a USD 750 price target on the stock.

03/03/2014 – Markel Corporation was upgraded to “hold” by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus.

Markel Corporation has a 50 day moving average of 968.09 and a 200 day moving average of 928.54. The stock’s market capitalization is 13.21B, it has a 52-week low of 811.05 and a 52-week high of 992.00.

The share price of the company (NYSE:MKL) was down -1.53% during the last trading session, with a high of 961.52 and the volume of Markel Corporation shares traded was 25688.

Markel Corporation is a financial holding company serving a range of markets. The Company’s principal business markets and underwrites specialty insurance products. It monitors and reports its ongoing underwriting operations in three segments: U.S. Insurance, International Insurance and Reinsurance. The Company, through its subsidiary Markel Ventures, Inc. (Markel Ventures), owns interests in various industrial and service businesses that operate outside of the specialty insurance marketplace. The U.S. Insurance segment includes all direct business and facultative placements written by its insurance subsidiaries domiciled in the United States. The International Insurance segment includes all direct business and facultative placements written by its insurance subsidiaries domiciled outside of the United States, including its syndicate at Lloyd’s of London (Lloyd’s). The Reinsurance segment includes all treaty reinsurance written across the Company.