National General Holdings Corp. (NGHCO) and Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) Comparison side by side

As Property & Casualty Insurance businesses, National General Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:NGHCO) and Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL), are affected by compare. This especially applies to their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
National General Holdings Corp. 25 0.00 66.20M 1.77 13.81
Markel Corporation 1,138 0.96 13.49M 37.36 29.82

We can see in table 1 the earnings per share, gross revenue and valuation of National General Holdings Corp. and Markel Corporation. Markel Corporation seems to has higher revenue and earnings compared to National General Holdings Corp. The company with the lower price-to-earnings out of the two companies is considered for more affordable of the two firms currently. National General Holdings Corp.’s currently lower price-to-earnings ratio makes it the more affordable of the two businesses.


Table 2 provides the return on assets, return on equity and net margins of the two firms.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
National General Holdings Corp. 265,224,358.97% 0% 0%
Markel Corporation 1,185,621.37% 5.5% 1.5%

Analyst Recommendations

Recommendations and Ratings for National General Holdings Corp. and Markel Corporation can be find in next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
National General Holdings Corp. 0 0 0 0.00
Markel Corporation 0 1 0 2.00

Competitively Markel Corporation has an average target price of $1040, with potential downside of -6.39%.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

National General Holdings Corp. and Markel Corporation has shares held by institutional investors as follows: 13.3% and 77.4%. Insiders Comparatively, held 1.9% of Markel Corporation shares.


Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
National General Holdings Corp. -0.24% 0.16% 5.02% 19.77% -2.04% 23.15%
Markel Corporation 1.51% 0.86% 4.99% 5.92% -3.22% 7.31%

For the past year National General Holdings Corp.’s stock price has bigger growth than Markel Corporation.


Markel Corporation beats on 10 of the 13 factors National General Holdings Corp.

Markel Corporation markets and underwrites specialty insurance products in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: U.S. Insurance, International Insurance, and Reinsurance. The U.S. Insurance segment writes general liability, professional liability, property, personal line, program, workers' compensation, and other insurance product lines. The International Insurance segment provides professional liability, marine and energy, general liability, property, and other insurance product lines, such as accident and health coverage insurance. The Reinsurance segment offers property and casualty treaty reinsurance products; and other treaty reinsurance products comprising aviation, accident and health, onshore and offshore marine and energy risk, agriculture, and public entity, as well as structured and whole turnover credit, political risk, mortgage, and contract and commercial surety. The company also underwrites and sells insurance products to small and medium-sized enterprises and affinity groups in the United Kingdom providing protection against legal expenses and professional fees incurred as a result of legal actions or investigations by tax authorities; and provides a range of complementary legal and professional consulting services. In addition, it operates as an insurance-linked securities investment fund manager and reinsurance manager; a management and IT consulting firm providing services and solutions to various customers; and manufacturer of over-the-road car hauler equipment and related car hauler parts. Markel Corporation was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Glen Allen, Virginia.

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