The company in question is, Markel Corp. (NYSE:MKL) currently with a stock price of 924.89 (1.04% today). The market cap for Markel Corp. is 12994.7, and is in the sector Financial, and Property & Casualty Insurance industry. The target price for Markel Corp. is 947.5. Currently Markel Corp. is trading with a P/E of 24.21, and a forward P/E of 30.34. Average volume for Markel Corp. is 28.82 and so far today it is 28700.
Performance in the last year for Markel Corp. has been 16.31%. For EPS growth, Markel Corp. has seen a growth of 87.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -8.69%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 8.90% over the last five years and could be 11.00% for the next five years. Markel Corp. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 5.70%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -16.70%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.05%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 2.10%.
Since the IPO date for Markel Corp. on the 3/26/1990, Markel Corp. has seen performance year to date to be 4.70%. With Markel Corp. trading at 924.89, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 38.21.
So could Markel Corp., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 24.21. The PEG is 2.2, P/S is 2.33 and the P/B is at 1.54. The P/cash is 6.47, with P/free cash flow at 31.86.
Markel Corp. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.31, and total debt/equity at 0.31.
In terms of margins, Markel Corp. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 15.40% and a profit margin of 9.70%.Payout ratio for Markel Corp. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 2.10% with return on investment coming to 7.00%.
Insider ownership for Markel Corp., is at 2.40% and institutional ownership comes to 76.70%. Outstanding shares are at 14.05. While shares float is 13.59. The float short is currently 0.74%, and short ratio is 3.47.