Markel Corporation  

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Range 615.48 - 619.64
52 week 504.55 - 623.95
Open 615.51
Vol / Avg. 10,537.00/34,730.00
Mkt cap 8.64B
P/E 26.47
Div/yield     -
EPS 23.34
Shares 13.99M
Beta 0.72
Inst. own 79%
May 12, 2014
Markel Corporation Annual Meeting of Shareholders - 4:30PM EDT - Add to calendar
Apr 28, 2014
Q1 2014 Markel Corporation Earnings Release (Estimated) Add to calendar
Feb 11, 2014
Q4 2013 Markel Corporation Earnings Conference Call - Webcast
Feb 10, 2014
Q4 2013 Markel Corporation Earnings Release
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Key stats and ratios

Q4 (Dec '13) 2013
Net profit margin 7.73% 6.57%
Operating margin 10.74% 11.00%
EBITD margin - 45.76%
Return on average assets 1.66% 1.55%
Return on average equity 5.96% 5.36%
Employees 6,400 -
CDP Score - -


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

Website links

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: 77
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
F. Michael Crowley President, Co-Chief Operating Officer
Age: 61
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Richard R Whitt III President, Co-Chief Operating Officer
Age: 49
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Thomas Sinnickson Gayner President, Chief Investment Officer
Age: 51
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Steven A Markel Vice Chairman of the Board
Age: 64
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Anne G. Waleski Chief Financial Officer, Vice President
Age: 46
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Gerard Jr Albanese Jr. Executive Vice President, Chief Underwriting Officer
Age: 60
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Bradley J. Kiscaden Executive Vice President, Chief Actuarial Officer
Age: 50
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Britton L. Glisson Chief Administrative Officer
Age: 56
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Mike Scyphers Chief Information Officer
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters