Published On: Wed, Oct 19th, 2016

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

04/14/2016 – Markel Corporation was upgraded to “outperform” 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 926.44 and a 200 day moving average of 931.49. The stock’s market capitalization is 12.75B, it has a 52-week low of 805.03 and a 52-week high of 989.18.

The share price of the company (NYSE:MKL) was down -1.10% during the last trading session, with a high of 928.02 and the volume of Markel Corporation shares traded was 55960.

Markel Corporation is a financial holding company serving a range of markets. The Company’s principal business markets and underwrites specialty insurance products. The Company monitors and reports its ongoing underwriting operations in three segments: U.S. Insurance, International Insurance and Reinsurance. The Company also 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. The Reinsurance segment includes all treaty reinsurance written across the Company. Its non-insurance operations include the results of its legal and professional consulting services.