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  • Previous Rank460
  • Revenues ($M)$6,061.70
  • Revenue Percent Change8%
  • Profits ($M)$395.3
  • Profits Percent Change-13.3%
  • Assets ($M)$32,805.00
  • Employees15,600
  • Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$16,264.10

Markel, a speciality and small business insurer headquartered in Glen Allen, Va., is a holding company for insurance, reinsurance, and investment operations around the world.

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Company Info

Thomas S. Gayner/Richard R. Whitt III
CEO Title
Co-Chief Executive Officer & Director
Insurance: Property and Casualty (Stock)
HQ Location
Glen Allen, Va.
Years on Fortune 500 List3

Markel Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$6,061.708%
Profits ($M)$395.3-13.3%
Assets ($M)$32,805.00-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$9,504.10-
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$16,264.10-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues6.5%
Profits as % of Assets1.2%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity4.2%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)25.81
EPS % Change (from 2016)-17.5%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-0.1%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-4.4%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2017)25.9%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)21.3%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)8.8%