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NYSE:WRB

W. R. Berkley Stock Forecast, Price & News

$80.47
-3.03 (-3.63%)
(As of 11/26/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$79.48
$81.62
50-Day Range
$71.62
$84.50
52-Week Range
$61.49
$84.93
Volume
618,579 shs
Average Volume
680,027 shs
Market Capitalization
$14.21 billion
P/E Ratio
14.45
Dividend Yield
0.62%
Beta
0.85
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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

Industry
Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-Industry
Property & Casualty Insurance
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
08442310
Employees
7,495
Year Founded
1967

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$8.10 billion
Cash Flow
$3.19 per share
Book Value
$37.72 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$530.67 million
Pretax Margin
14.45%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
137,249,000
Market Cap
$14.21 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend
9/14/2021
Dividend Payable
9/29/2021
Last Earnings
10/20/2021
Today
11/27/2021
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2021
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/25/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.53 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

253rd out of 1,340 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

26th out of 77 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?

11 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for W. R. Berkley in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" W. R. Berkley stock.
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How has W. R. Berkley's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

W. R. Berkley's stock was trading at $58.15 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WRB shares have increased by 38.4% and is now trading at $80.47.
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Are investors shorting W. R. Berkley?

W. R. Berkley saw a drop in short interest in the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,110,000 shares, a drop of 18.4% from the September 30th total of 1,360,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 616,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.8 days. Currently, 0.8% of the shares of the company 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 quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 20th. The insurance provider reported $1.32 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.38. The insurance provider had revenue of $2.40 billion for the quarter. W. R. Berkley had a net margin of 11.32% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.93%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.65 earnings per share.
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How often does W. R. Berkley pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for W. R. Berkley?

W. R. Berkley declared a special dividend on Friday, November 5th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 7th will be paid a dividend of $1.00 per share on Wednesday, December 22nd. This represents a yield of 0.6%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 6th. This is an increase from W. R. Berkley's previous special dividend of $0.33.
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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 0.62%. 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 9.34%. 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 10.38% 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?

W. R. Berkley shares split before market open on Wednesday, April 3rd 2019. The 3-2 split was announced on Thursday, February 21st 2019. The newly issued shares were payable to shareholders after the market closes 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?

11 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for W. R. Berkley's stock. Their forecasts range from $73.00 to $99.00. On average, they anticipate W. R. Berkley's stock price to reach $85.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.6% 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), 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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.50%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (3.79%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (3.03%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.89%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.71%) and Citigroup Inc. (1.25%).
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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 Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Millennium Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., UBS Group AG, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Wellington Management Group LLP, and Pinebridge Investments L.P..
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Which major investors are buying W. R. Berkley stock?

WRB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Berkley W R Corp, Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Geode Capital Management LLC, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Invesco Ltd., and PGGM Investments.
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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 $80.47.

How much money does W. R. Berkley make?

W. R. Berkley has a market capitalization of $14.21 billion and generates $8.10 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $530.67 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.57 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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 203-629-3073.


This page was last updated on 11/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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