Markel Corporation  

(Public, NYSE:MKL)   Watch this stock  
+6.76 (0.99%)
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Range 680.07 - 688.21
52 week 525.16 - 690.45
Open 681.95
Vol / Avg. 2,558.00/33,476.00
Mkt cap 9.61B
P/E 33.54
Div/yield     -
EPS 20.51
Shares 13.97M
Beta 0.78
Inst. own 79%
Nov 6, 2014
Q3 2014 Markel Corp Earnings Release (Tentative) - 9:30AM EST - Add to calendar
Aug 7, 2014
Q2 2014 Markel Corp Earnings Call
Aug 7, 2014
Q2 2014 Markel Corporation Earnings Release
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Key stats and ratios

Q2 (Jun '14) 2013
Net profit margin 3.27% 6.56%
Operating margin 6.68% 10.99%
EBITD margin - 15.49%
Return on average assets 0.67% 1.55%
Return on average equity 2.13% 5.36%
Employees 7,200 -
CDP Score - -


4521 Highwoods Parkway
United States - Map
+1-804-7470136 (Phone)
+1-804-9651600 (Fax)

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External links

Analyst Estimates - MarketWatch
SEC Filings - EDGAR Online
Major Holders - MSN Money


Markel Corporation is a financial holding company serving a range of markets. The Company markets and underwrites specialty insurance products. The Company operates in four segments: Excess and Surplus Lines, Specialty Admitted, London markets and Alterra Segment. It also owns interests in industrial and service businesses, which operate outside of the specialty insurance marketplace. Business in the Excess and Surplus Lines segment is written through two distribution channels, professional surplus lines general agents who have limited quoting and binding authority and wholesale brokers. In January 2013, OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd sold Essentia Insurance Company to the Company. In May 2013, it announced that it has completed its acquisition of Alterra Capital Holdings Ltd. On January 17, 2014, the Company completed its acquisition of Abbey Protection plc.

Officers and directors

Alan I. Kirshner Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
Age: 78
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
F. Michael Crowley President, Co-Chief Operating Officer
Age: 62
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Richard R. Whitt III President, Co-Chief Operating Officer
Age: 50
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Thomas Sinnickson Gayner President, Chief Investment Officer
Age: 52
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Steven A. Markel Vice Chairman of the Board
Age: 65
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
Anne G. Waleski Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
Age: 47
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Gerard Albanese Jr. Executive Vice President, Chief Underwriting Officer
Age: 61
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Bradley J. Kiscaden Executive Vice President, Chief Actuarial Officer
Age: 51
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Britton L. Glisson Chief Administrative Officer
Age: 57
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Thomas K. Smith Chief Marketing Officer
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters