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  • Previous Rank464
  • Revenues ($M)$6,841.3
  • Revenue Percent Change12.9%
  • Profits ($M)$-128.2
  • Profits Percent Change-132.4%
  • Assets ($M)$33,306.3
  • Employees17,400

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
Chief Executive Officer & Director
Insurance: Property and Casualty (Stock)
HQ Location
Glen Allen, Va.
Years on Fortune 500 List4

Markel Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$6,841.312.9%
Profits ($M)$-128.2-132.4%
Assets ($M)$33,306.3-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$9,080.7-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues-1.9%
Profits as % of Assets-0.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity-1.4%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)-9.55
EPS % Change (from 2017)-137.0%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2018)-8.9%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)12.3%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)13.3%