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W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRB)

Stock Price: $74.19 USD 1.45 (1.99%)
Updated Jun 21, 2021 12:08 PM EDT - Market open
Market Cap 13.12B
Revenue (ttm) 8.45B
Net Income (ttm) 764.61M
Shares Out 177.36M
EPS (ttm) 4.07
PE Ratio 18.25
Forward PE 21.46
Dividend $0.48
Dividend Yield 0.65%
Trading Day June 21
Last Price $74.19
Previous Close $72.74
Change ($) 1.45
Change (%) 1.99%
Day's Open 73.20
Day's Range 73.14 - 74.27
Day's Volume 162,451
52-Week Range 54.69 - 82.43

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W.R. Berkley's (WRB) recent 8% hike in dividend reflects its intention to enhance shareholders' value supported by its strong financial position.

5 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) announced today that its Board of Directors has voted to increase the regular cash dividend to an annual rate of 52 cents per sha...

5 days ago - Business Wire

Let's see if W.R. Berkley Corp. (WRB) stock is a good choice for value-oriented investors right now from multiple angles.

6 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced the appointment of Michelle D. Middleton as president of Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group (BMAG). She succeeds John F. ...

1 week ago - Business Wire

W.R. Berkley (WRB) is poised to benefit from rate increases, lower travel and entertainment expenses and prudent capital deployment.

2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

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

Other stocks mentioned: SIGI
2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #insurance--AM Best has affirmed the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of “a-” (Excellent) of W. R. Berkley Corporation (W. R. Berkley) (Greenwich, CT) [NYS...

3 weeks ago - Business Wire

The insurance industry is well poised to benefit from improved pricing, prudent underwriting increased adoption of technology and solid capital position. AFG, CINF, WRB, BRK.B, HCI, EIG are some industr...

Other stocks mentioned: AFG, CINF, EIG, HCI, BRK.A, BRK.B
1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

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

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced the formation of Berkley Management Protection, to deliver a modular suite of management liability products throu...

1 month ago - Business Wire

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced the appointment of Linda A. Eppolito as president of Berkley Oil & Gas. She succeeds Carol A. Randall, who has be...

1 month ago - Business Wire

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced the appointment of Clare Himmer as president of Berkley Re UK Limited effective September 1, 2021. Richard Fother...

1 month ago - Business Wire

Does W.R. Berkley (WRB) have what it takes to be a top stock pick for momentum investors? Let's find out.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

W.R. Berkley (WRB) first-quarter 2021 results indicate strong net premiums written and improving combined ratio, partly offset by high costs incurred.

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Shares of WR Berkley (NYSE:WRB) were flat in after-market trading after the company reported Q1 results. Quarterly Results Earnings per share increased 56.52% year over year to $1.08, which beat the est...

2 months ago - Benzinga

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today reported its first quarter 2021 results.   Summary Financial Data (Amounts in thousands, except per share data)     First Q...

2 months ago - Business Wire

WR Berkley (NYSE:WRB) releases its next round of earnings this Tuesday, April 20. Here is Benzinga's essential guide to WR Berkley's Q1 earnings report.

2 months ago - Benzinga

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE:WRB) (the “Company”) announced today that it will redeem the $290,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 5.75% Subordinated Debentur...

2 months ago - Business Wire

W. R. Berkley's (WRB) first-quarter results are likely to reflect premium growth, improved expense ratio and higher underwriting income.

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Solid insurance business, strong international business and sturdy financial position continue to drive W.R. Berkley (WRB).

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

The insurance industry is well poised to benefit from better pricing, prudent underwriting, increased adoption of technology, and increased exposure despite coronavirus-induced challenges.

Other stocks mentioned: ATH, CINF, SLF
2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

W.R. Berkley (WRB) might move higher on growing optimism about its earnings prospects, which is reflected by its upgrade to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) will release its first quarter 2021 earnings after the market closes on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. A copy of the earnings release w...

2 months ago - Business Wire

OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AM Best has assigned a Long-Term Issue Credit Rating (Long-Term IR) of “a-” to the $400 million, 3.55% senior unsecured notes, due March 2052, recently announced by W. R....

3 months ago - Business Wire

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

3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) (the “Company”) announced today that it priced an offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of 3.550% Senior Notes due ...

3 months ago - Business Wire

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today appointed Bradley T. London as president of Berkley Agribusiness. He succeeds Michael Ekiss who will continue to engage on ...

3 months ago - Business Wire

Let's see how W.R. Berkley (WRB) and Cincinnati Financial (CINF) fare in terms of some of the key metrics.

Other stocks mentioned: CINF
3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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 executive off...

3 months ago - Business Wire

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 cents per sh...

4 months ago - Business Wire

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 executive offi...

4 months ago - Business Wire

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

4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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

Other stocks mentioned: TRV
4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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 Limited, the Ll...

4 months ago - Business Wire

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. R. Berkley...

4 months ago - Business Wire

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% Subordinated Debe...

4 months ago - Business Wire

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% Subordinated Debent...

4 months ago - Business Wire

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

4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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

4 months ago - Seeking Alpha

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?

4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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 share data...

4 months ago - Business Wire

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

4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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
4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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

5 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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
5 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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.

5 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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 earnings releas...

5 months ago - Business Wire

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 Company expects ...

5 months ago - Business Wire

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

5 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

About WRB

W. R. Berkley Corporation, an insurance holding company, operates as a commercial lines writer in the United States and internationally. It operates in 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 risk... [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%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecasts

According to 10 analysts, the average rating for W.R. Berkley stock is "Hold." The 12-month stock price forecast is 86.29, which is an increase of 16.31% from the latest price.

Price Target
$86.29
(16.31% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Hold