Skip to main content

W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRB)

NYSE: WRB · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
77.72 -1.13 (-1.43%)
Dec 3, 2021 4:03 PM EST - Market closed
Market Cap13.93B
Revenue (ttm)9.19B
Net Income (ttm)1.04B
Shares Out179.21M
EPS (ttm)5.57
PE Ratio13.97
Forward PE15.04
Dividend$2.01 (2.59%)
Ex-Dividend DateDec 6, 2021
Volume549,294
Open78.85
Previous Close78.85
Day's Range77.23 - 79.06
52-Week Range61.49 - 84.93
Beta0.85
AnalystsHold
Price Target89.50 (+15.2%)
Earnings Daten/a

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...

IndustryInsurance
Founded1967
CEOWilliam Berkley
Employees7,495
Stock ExchangeNYSE
Ticker SymbolWRB
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 Forecast

According to 10 analysts, the average rating for W.R. Berkley stock is "Hold." The 12-month stock price forecast is 89.50, which is an increase of 15.16% from the latest price.

Price Target
$89.50
(15.16% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Hold

News

W.R. Berkley (WRB) Hits Fresh High: Is There Still Room to Run?

W.R. Berkley (WRB) is at a 52-week high, but can investors hope for more gains in the future? We take a look at the company's fundamentals for clues.

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

W.R. Berkley (WRB) Gains 21% YTD: More Room for Growth?

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

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

7 Property & Casualty Insurers to Watch Amid High Cat Loss

Frequent catastrophes accelerating policy renewal rate and leading to upward pricing pressure will boost performance of Zacks Property and Casualty Insurance industry players like BRK.B, CB, TRV, CINF, ...

Other symbols:CBCINFFAFKNSLTRV
3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

W.R. Berkley (WRB) Board Approves Special Cash Dividend

W.R. Berkley's (WRB) special cash dividend of $1.00 per share reflects its intention to enhance shareholders' value, supported by its strong financial position.

3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

W. R. Berkley Corporation Declares Special and Regular Quarterly Cash Dividends

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a special cash dividend on its common stock of $1.00 per share to be pai...

4 weeks ago - Business Wire

W. R. Berkley Corporation Names John Henle President of Union Standard Insurance Group

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced the appointment of John Henle as president of Union Standard Insurance Group (Union Standard). He succeeds B. Kei...

1 month ago - Business Wire

W. R. Berkley Corporation Names Daniel Smyrl President of Admiral Insurance Group

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced the appointment of Daniel Smyrl as president of Admiral Insurance Group (Admiral). He succeeds Curtis E. Fletcher...

1 month ago - Business Wire

W.R. Berkley (WRB) Hits 52-Week High, Can the Run Continue?

W.R. Berkley (WRB) is at a 52-week high, but can investors hope for more gains in the future? We take a look at the company's fundamentals for clues.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

W.R. Berkley (WRB) Q3 Earnings Top Estimates, Revenues Up Y/Y

W.R. Berkley (WRB) Q3 results reflect higher net premiums written, higher net investment income and improved combined ratio.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

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

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

Other symbols:TRV
1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Recap: WR Berkley Q3 Earnings

WR Berkley (NYSE:WRB) reported its Q3 earnings results on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 04:00 PM. Here's what investors need to know about the announcement.

1 month ago - Benzinga

W. R. Berkley Corporation Reports Third Quarter Results

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

1 month ago - Business Wire

7 Insurers Poised to Outperform Q3 Earnings Expectation

Better pricing, exposure growth, redesigning of products and sturdy capital are expected to help WRB, ATH, MET, PRI, CI, AJG, and AFL outperform Q3 earnings estimates.

Other symbols:AFLAJGATHCIMETPRI
1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

What's in the Cards for W. R. Berkley (WRB) in Q3 Earnings?

W. R. Berkley's (WRB) third-quarter results are likely to reflect premium growth and improved expense ratio, partly offset by higher expenses and lower underwriting income.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Why You Should Hold W.R. Berkley (WRB) Stock in Your Portfolio

Rate increases, reserving discipline and solid balance sheet well poise W.R. Berkley (WRB) for growth.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

W. R. Berkley Corporation to Announce Third Quarter 2021 Earnings on October 21, 2021

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) will release its third quarter 2021 earnings after the market closes on Thursday, October 21, 2021. A copy of the earnings releas...

2 months ago - Business Wire

4 Value Picks for Growth Investors to Dodge the Soft Market

We shortlisted four insurers FNF, WRB, LNC and UVE that have the potential to offer better returns to investors.

Other symbols:FNFLNCUVE
2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

W. R. Berkley (WRB) Prices 3.150% $350 Million Senior Notes

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

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

AM Best Assigns Issue Credit Rating to W. R. Berkley Corporation's Senior Unsecured Notes

OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #insurance--AM Best has assigned a Long-Term Issue Credit Rating (Long-Term IR) of “a-” (Excellent) to the forthcoming $350 million, 3.150% senior unsecured notes, due S...

2 months ago - Business Wire

WRB or ACGL: Which P&C Insurance Stock is Better Positioned?

Let's see how W.R. Berkley (WRB) and Arch Capital Group (ACGL) fare in terms of some of the key metrics.

Other symbols:ACGL
2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

W. R. Berkley Corporation Announces Pricing of $350 Million of 3.150% Senior Notes Due 2061

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) (the “Company”) announced today that it priced an offering of $350 million aggregate principal amount of 3.150% Senior Notes due ...

2 months ago - Business Wire

5 Momentum Stocks Powered by The Driehaus Strategy

DKS, ANF, SEAS, WRB, and EPAM are the five stocks that passed the screen for the Driehaus Strategy.

Other symbols:ANFDKSEPAMSEAS
3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

W. R. Berkley Corporation to Present at the 2021 Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Virtual Insurance Conference

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

WR Berkley's Stock Has Reached Historic Trough, BofA Says

Shares of WR Berkley Corp (NYSE:WRB) are trading close to the troughs last seen in 2013-2014, according to BofA Securities. The WR Berkley Analyst: Joshua Shanker upgraded WR Berkley from Underperform t...

3 months ago - Benzinga

Reasons Why W.R. Berkley (WRB) Stock is a Solid Pick Now

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

3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research