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W. R. Berkley Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.32 (-0.39 %)
(As of 10/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume995,063 shs
Average Volume692,120 shs
Market Capitalization$14.55 billion
P/E Ratio16.45
Dividend Yield0.63%
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About W. R. Berkley

W.R. Berkley Corp. is an insurance holding company, which engages in the property casualty insurance business. It operates through the following segments: Insurance and Reinsurance & Monoline Excess. The Insurance segment includes excess and surplus lines, admitted lines, and specialty personal lines throughout the United States, as well as insurance business in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, South America, Canada, Mexico, Scandinavia, Asia and Australia. The Reinsurance and Monoline Excess segment involves in the reinsurance business on a facultative and treaty basis, primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Australia, the Asia-Pacific region, and South Africa. The company was founded by William R. Berkley in 1967 and is headquartered in Greenwich, CT.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Property & Casualty Insurance
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$8.10 billion
Cash Flow
$3.68 per share
Book Value
$35.54 per share


Net Income
$530.67 million




Market Cap
$14.55 billion
Next Earnings Date
1/25/2022 (Estimated)

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Overall MarketRank

2.53 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

215th out of 1,333 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

21st out of 76 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 3.5Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

W. R. Berkley (NYSE:WRB) Frequently Asked Questions

Is W. R. Berkley a buy right now?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for W. R. Berkley in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" W. R. Berkley stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than W. R. Berkley?

Wall Street analysts have given W. R. Berkley a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but W. R. Berkley wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting W. R. Berkley?

W. R. Berkley saw a decrease in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,170,000 shares, a decrease of 34.6% from the August 31st total of 1,790,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 614,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.9 days. Currently, 0.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is W. R. Berkley's next earnings date?

W. R. Berkley is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January 25th 2022.
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How were W. R. Berkley's earnings last quarter?

W. R. Berkley Co. (NYSE:WRB) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 20th. The insurance provider reported $1.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.38. W. R. Berkley had a net margin of 10.57% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.27%. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.65 earnings per share.
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How has W. R. Berkley's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

W. R. Berkley's stock was trading at $58.15 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WRB shares have increased by 40.9% and is now trading at $81.94.
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How often does W. R. Berkley pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for W. R. Berkley?

W. R. Berkley announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 3rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Wednesday, September 29th. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.63%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 14th.
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Is W. R. Berkley a good dividend stock?

W. R. Berkley pays an annual dividend of $0.52 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.63%. W. R. Berkley has been increasing its dividend for 12 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of W. R. Berkley is 22.41%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, W. R. Berkley will have a dividend payout ratio of 10.81% next year. This indicates that W. R. Berkley will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did W. R. Berkley's stock split? How did W. R. Berkley's stock split work?

Shares of W. R. Berkley split on Wednesday, April 3rd 2019. The 3-2 split was announced on Thursday, February 21st 2019. The newly minted shares were issued to shareholders after the closing bell on Tuesday, April 2nd 2019. An investor that had 100 shares of W. R. Berkley stock prior to the split would have 150 shares after the split.

What price target have analysts set for WRB?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for W. R. Berkley's shares. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $92.00. On average, they expect W. R. Berkley's share price to reach $82.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are W. R. Berkley's key executives?

W. R. Berkley's management team includes the following people:
  • Rob Berkley, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Richard Mark Baio, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & EVP
  • Terrence Michael Walker, Chief Information Officer
  • Scott Mansolillo, Chief Compliance Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Robert Carruthers Hewitt, Executive Vice President

What is W. Robert Berkley, Jr.'s approval rating as W. R. Berkley's CEO?

63 employees have rated W. R. Berkley CEO W. Robert Berkley, Jr. on Glassdoor.com. W. Robert Berkley, Jr. has an approval rating of 88% among W. R. Berkley's employees. 70.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at W. R. Berkley to a friend.

What other stocks do shareholders of W. R. Berkley own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other W. R. Berkley investors own include Cisco Systems (CSCO), Starbucks (SBUX), AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Target (TGT), The Walt Disney (DIS), Pfizer (PFE), Raytheon Technologies (RTX) and CVS Health (CVS).

What is W. R. Berkley's stock symbol?

W. R. Berkley trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WRB."

Who are W. R. Berkley's major shareholders?

W. R. Berkley's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.70%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.24%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (0.12%), Wallington Asset Management LLC (0.09%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.09%) and YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC (0.08%).
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Which major investors are selling W. R. Berkley stock?

WRB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Wallington Asset Management LLC, Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc., Optimum Investment Advisors, D.B. Root & Company LLC, and Trust Co. of Vermont.
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Which major investors are buying W. R. Berkley stock?

WRB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PGGM Investments, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Private Advisor Group LLC, Manning & Napier Group LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, and Koshinski Asset Management Inc..
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How do I buy shares of W. R. Berkley?

Shares of WRB can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is W. R. Berkley's stock price today?

One share of WRB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $81.94.

How much money does W. R. Berkley make?

W. R. Berkley has a market capitalization of $14.55 billion and generates $8.10 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $530.67 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.32 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does W. R. Berkley have?

W. R. Berkley employs 7,495 workers across the globe.

When was W. R. Berkley founded?

W. R. Berkley was founded in 1967.

What is W. R. Berkley's official website?

The official website for W. R. Berkley is www.wrberkley.com.

Where are W. R. Berkley's headquarters?

W. R. Berkley is headquartered at 475 STEAMBOAT ROAD, GREENWICH CT, 06830.

How can I contact W. R. Berkley?

W. R. Berkley's mailing address is 475 STEAMBOAT ROAD, GREENWICH CT, 06830. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at (203) 629-3000 or via email at [email protected].

This page was last updated on 10/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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