Stock To Watch: Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)


The leading market experts have placed a mean price target of $947.50 on Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) stock. This price level, which is estimated to be attained in one-year, indicates the mean of stock opinions given by the companies included in the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $8.20 a share for the upcoming quarter and $31.48 for the current fiscal.

Technical View

The technical analysis of Markel Corporation Common Stock plainly substantiates that the 50-day moving average of Markel Corporation Common Stock is $936.15, and stock is trading $-10.42 points away or -1.11% from its 50-day moving average of $936.15. Further it is trading $12.36 or +1.35% away its 200-day moving average of $913.37. Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) 52-week high is $989.18 and the 52-week low is $775.00.

This explains if the stock moves $-63.45, it will post a 52-week high. In event of +19.45% decline, a 52-week low will be hit.

Taking the valuation aspect to emphasize the valuation of Markel Corporation Common Stock, shareholders can apply financial tool known as price-to-earnings ratio. This financial ratio assesses stock’s valuation by considering the relative expense of the stock. Following this ratio, Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) ratio came in at 24.31.

The stock last ended the trading session at $925.73 and registered a market cap of $12.95B. To appraise firm’s growth, the shareholders take help of the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When a stock has a higher PEG ratio, it is suggestive of lower stock appreciation in approaching sessions. A stock comes in the group of undervalued stocks when its PEG ratio falls in between 0 and 1. Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) PEG ratio is at 2.68.

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