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W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRB)

Stock Price: $64.41 USD -0.55 (-0.85%)
Updated November 27, 1:02 PM EST - Market closed

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Key Info

Market Cap 11.48B
Revenue (ttm) 7.76B
Net Income (ttm) 337.83M
Shares Out 178.22M
EPS (ttm) 1.76
PE Ratio 36.60
Forward PE 19.76
Dividend $0.48
Dividend Yield 0.75%

Stock Quote

Trading Day November 27
Last Price $64.41
Previous Close $64.96
Change ($) -0.55
Change (%) -0.85%
Day's Open 64.85
Day's Range 63.95 - 65.15
Day's Volume 1,001,425
52-Week Range 43.05 - 79.92

More Stats

Market Cap 11.48B
Enterprise Value 12.00B
Earnings Date (est) Feb 2, 2021
Ex-Dividend Date Sep 14, 2020
Shares Outstanding 178.22M
Float 135.91M
EPS (basic) 1.81
EPS (diluted) 1.76
FCF / Share 7.84
Dividend $0.48
Dividend Yield 0.75%
Earnings Yield 2.73%
FCF Yield 12.16%
Payout Ratio 66.90%
Shares Short 1.96M
Short Ratio 2.50
Short % of Float 1.44%
Beta 0.84
PE Ratio 36.60
Forward PE 19.76
P/FCF Ratio 8.22
PS Ratio 1.48
PB Ratio 1.94
Revenue 7.76B
Operating Income 600.53M
Net Income 337.83M
Free Cash Flow 1.40B
Net Cash -520.62M
Net Cash / Share -2.92
Gross Margin 43.39%
Operating Margin 7.74%
Profit Margin 4.40%
FCF Margin 17.98%
ROA 1.32%
ROE 5.61%
ROIC 2.10%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Forecasts

Analyst Ratings (11)

Buy 2
Overweight 0
Hold 7
Underweight 1
Sell 1

Analyst Consensus: Overweight

Price Target

(2.65% upside)
Current: $64.41
Target: 66.12
*Average 12-month price target from 8 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth2.74%0.09%0.4%6.21%1.09%11.24%10.05%12.95%9.14%-
Gross Profit3,7713,7173,6823,8083,5503,6383,2122,8752,4982,414
Operating Income1,0069699201,0378631,080822828626706
Net Income682641549602504649500511391446
Shares Outstanding184183183182185190203204206218
Earnings Per Share3.523.332.843.122.583.242.372.371.791.92
EPS Growth5.71%17.25%-8.97%20.93%-20.37%36.88%-0.25%32.35%-6.61%-
Dividend Per Share1.681.391.031.010.310.950.260.900.210.18
Dividend Growth20.6%34.85%2.58%221.73%-67.16%266.54%-71.11%334.78%15%-
Operating Cash Flow1,144620711848881735820675670451
Capital Expenditures-60.46-49.86-116-50.83-63.56-41.96-63.15-40.56-45.32-49.61
Free Cash Flow1,083570595798818693757635625402
Cash & Equivalents1,024818950795764674840906912643
Total Debt2,6622,8282,5622,5392,2222,5622,1952,2361,8061,797
Net Cash / Debt-1,639-2,010-1,611-1,744-1,458-1,887-1,355-1,331-894-1,154
Book Value6,0755,4385,4115,0474,6004,5904,3364,3063,9533,703
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name W.R. Berkley Corporation
Country United States
Employees 7,493
CEO William Robert Berkley

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol WRB
Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Sector Financial Services
Industry Insurance—Property & Casualty
Unique Identifier NYSE: WRB


W. R. Berkley Corporation, an insurance holding company, operates as a commercial lines writer in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Insurance and Reinsurance & Monoline Excess. The Insurance segment underwrites commercial insurance business, including premises operations, commercial automobile, property, products liability, and professional liability lines. It also provides workers' compensation, property casualty, general liability, professional liability, and excess and umbrella coverage insurance products; accident and health insurance and reinsurance products; insurance for commercial risks; specialty environmental products for contractors, consultants, and property owners; and liquor liability and inland marine coverage for small to medium-sized insureds. In addition, this segment offers directors and officers, and surety risk products, as well as products for life sciences and travel industries; coverage for excess liability, construction wrap-ups, and completed operations; cyber risk solutions; casualty, group life, and crime and fidelity related insurance products; personal lines insurance solutions, including home, condo/co-op, and collectibles; automobile, law enforcement, public officials and educator's legal, and employment practices liability, as well as incidental medical insurance products; and at-risk and alternative risk insurance program management services. The Reinsurance & Monoline Excess segment provides other insurance companies and self-insureds with assistance in managing their net risk through reinsurance on a portfolio basis through treaty reinsurance or on an individual basis through facultative reinsurance. W. R. Berkley Corporation was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut.