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W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRB)

Stock Price: $71.67 USD 0.18 (0.25%)
Updated Mar 4, 2021 10:23 AM EST - Market open
Market Cap 12.75B
Revenue (ttm) 8.10B
Net Income (ttm) 530.67M
Shares Out 178.22M
EPS (ttm) 2.81
PE Ratio 25.51
Forward PE 19.42
Dividend $0.47
Dividend Yield 0.66%
Trading Day March 4
Last Price $71.67
Previous Close $71.49
Change ($) 0.18
Change (%) 0.25%
Day's Open 71.32
Day's Range 71.27 - 72.09
Day's Volume 63,229
52-Week Range 42.80 - 72.40

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Business Wire - 1 day ago

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) announced today that William R. Berkley, its executive chairman and W. Robert Berkley, Jr., its president and chief exe...

Business Wire - 1 week ago

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of 12 ce...

Business Wire - 2 weeks ago

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE:WRB) announced today that William R. Berkley, its executive chairman and W. Robert Berkley, Jr., its president and chief exec...

Zacks Investment Research - 2 weeks ago

W.R. Berkley (WRB) is poised to benefit from higher income from investment funds, lower expense growth and prudent capital deployment.

Zacks Investment Research - 3 weeks ago

TRV vs. WRB: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Other stocks mentioned: TRV
Business Wire - 3 weeks ago

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced the appointment of David Brosnan as chief executive officer of W. R. Berkley Syndicate Management Limit...

Business Wire - 1 month ago

OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AM Best has assigned a Long-Term Issue Credit Rating of “bbb+” to the $300 million, 4.125% subordinated debentures, due February 2061, recently announced by W. ...

Business Wire - 1 month ago

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) (the “Company”) announced today that it priced an offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of 4.125% Subordi...

Business Wire - 1 month ago

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) (the “Company”) announced today that it will redeem the $110,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 5.900% Subordina...

Zacks Investment Research - 1 month ago

W.R. Berkley (WRB) Q4 earnings reflect improved current accident year combined ratio excluding catastrophe losses and higher net investment income.

Seeking Alpha - 1 month ago

W. R. Berkley Corporation (WRB) CEO Rob Berkley on Q4 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Zacks Investment Research - 1 month ago

W.R. Berkley (WRB) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 17.95% and 2.34%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Business Wire - 1 month ago

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today reported its fourth quarter and full year 2020 results. Summary Financial Data (Amounts in thousands, except per ...

Zacks Investment Research - 1 month ago

W. R. Berkley (WRB) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.

Zacks Investment Research - 1 month ago

Five large-cap stocks with a favorable Zacks Rank are poised to beat earnings estimates this week. These are: TSLA, URI, VFC, WRB, AMP.

Other stocks mentioned: AMP, TSLA, URI, VFC
Zacks Investment Research - 1 month ago

W. R. Berkley's (WRB) Q4 performance is likely to have benefited from premium growth, improved expense ratio and lower investment income.

Zacks Investment Research - 1 month ago

Better pricing and underwriting practice, exposure growth and sturdy capital are expected to help these insurers outperform Q4 earnings estimates.

Other stocks mentioned: ACGL, ALL, PGR, TRV
Zacks Investment Research - 1 month ago

W.R. Berkley's (WRB) solid insurance business, strong international business and sturdy financial position along with favorable growth estimates make it a good investment choice.

Business Wire - 1 month ago

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) will release its fourth quarter 2020 earnings after the market closes on Tuesday, January 26, 2021. A copy of the earni...

Business Wire - 2 months ago

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced the sale of one of its real estate investments - an office complex located in New York City. The Compan...

Zacks Investment Research - 2 months ago

W.R. Berkley (WRB) has launched Lifson Re, in Bermuda to boost and enhance its Reinsurance & Monoline Excess segment.

Business Wire - 2 months ago

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced the formation of Lifson Re Ltd., a special purpose insurer registered in Bermuda and licensed by the Be...

Business Wire - 2 months ago

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced the appointment of Carrie H. Cheshier as president of Berkley North Pacific, a Berkley Company. She suc...

Zacks Investment Research - 3 months ago

W.R. Berkley (WRB) is poised to benefit from higher premiums earned, lower underwriting expenses and prudent capital deployment.

Zacks Investment Research - 3 months ago

W.R. Berkley (WRB) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock?

Zacks Investment Research - 3 months ago

ACGL vs. WRB: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Other stocks mentioned: ACGL
Business Wire - 4 months ago

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced the appointment of Thomas Joyce as president of Nautilus Insurance Group, a Berkley Company. He succeed...

Zacks Investment Research - 4 months ago

W.R. Berkley (WRB) Q3 results reflect higher net premiums written, offset by lower net investment income and higher catastrophe losses.

Seeking Alpha - 4 months ago

W. R. Berkley Corporation's (WRB) CEO Rob Berkley on Q3 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Zacks Investment Research - 4 months ago

W.R. Berkley (WRB) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 4.84% and 5.16%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Benzinga - 4 months ago

Shares of WR Berkley (NYSE:WRB) were unchanged in after-market trading after the company reported Q3 results. Quarterly Results Earnings per share decreased 23.53% over the past year to $0.65,...

Business Wire - 4 months ago

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today reported its third quarter 2020 results. Summary Financial Data (Amounts in thousands, except per share data)    ...

Benzinga - 4 months ago

WR Berkley (NYSE: WRB) unveils its next round of earnings this Tuesday, October 20. Here is Benzinga's everything-that-matters guide for the earnings announcement.

Zacks Investment Research - 4 months ago

W. R. Berkley's (WRB) third-quarter results are likely to reflect lower premiums and weak investment income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Zacks Investment Research - 4 months ago

W.R. Berkley (WRB) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Zacks Investment Research - 4 months ago

RE vs. WRB: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Other stocks mentioned: RE
Business Wire - 5 months ago

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) will release its third quarter 2020 earnings after the market closes on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. A copy of the earnin...

Business Wire - 5 months ago

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced the appointment of Timothy J. Nelligan as president of Continental Western Group, a Berkley Company (“C...

Business Wire - 5 months ago

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE:WRB) (the “Company”) announced today that, as contemplated in its recent offering of $250 million aggregate principal amount ...

Business Wire - 5 months ago

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Zacks Investment Research - 5 months ago

W.R. Berkley (WRB) is poised to benefit from expanding international markets and prudent capital deployment.

Business Wire - 5 months ago

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Zacks Investment Research - 6 months ago

W. R. Berkley (WRB) displays prudence by issuing senior notes amid a low interest rate environment to procure funds.

Business Wire - 6 months ago

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Business Wire - 6 months ago

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Zacks Investment Research - 6 months ago

W.R. Berkley (WRB) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock?

Business Wire - 6 months ago

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Zacks Investment Research - 6 months ago

MCY vs. WRB: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Other stocks mentioned: MCY
Business Wire - 6 months ago

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Zacks Investment Research - 7 months ago

W.R. Berkley (WRB) Q2 results reflect lower net premiums written, net investment income and higher catastrophe losses.

About 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 general and professional liability lines. It also provides workers' compensation insurance products; accident and health insurance and reinsurance products; insurance for commercial... [Read more...]

Industry
Insurance-Property & Casualty
Founded
1967
CEO
William Berkley
Employees
7,495
Stock Exchange
NYSE
Ticker Symbol
WRB
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2020, W.R. Berkley's revenue was $8.10 billion, an increase of 2.49% compared to the previous year's $7.90 billion. Earnings were $530.67 million, a decrease of -22.18%.

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Analyst Forecasts

According to 10 analysts, the average rating for W.R. Berkley stock is "Hold." The 12-month stock price forecast is 69.44, which is a decrease of -3.11% from the latest price.

Price Target
$69.44
(-3.11% downside)
Analyst Consensus: Hold