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WRB - W. R. Berkley Share Price

$80.56 -0.1  -0.1%

Last Trade - 21/04/21

Large Cap
Market Cap £10.26bn
Enterprise Value £10.52bn
Revenue £6.06bn
Position in Universe 763rd / 6852
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52w High -1.48%
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Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
7,240 7,672 7,685 7,697 7,902 8,099 8,760 9,421 +2.3%
-28.6 +18.1 -14.3 +18.6 +8.8 +0.2 +4.27 +14.7
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the three months ended 31 March 2021, W. R.Berkley Corp revenues increased 19% to $2.16B. Net incometotaled $229.5M vs. loss of $4.4M. Revenues reflectincrease in net premium earned. Net Income reflectsExpenses from non-insurance businesses decrease of 9% to$86.3M (expense), Interest expense remaining flat at $36.7M(expense). Dividend per share increased from $0.11 to$0.12.
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Profile Summary

W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding company. It operates through two segments: Insurance and Reinsurance-Global. The Insurance segment consists of its commercial insurance business operations, comprising excess and surplus lines, and admitted lines, throughout the United States, as well as its insurance business operations in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, South America, Canada, Mexico, Scandinavia, Asia and Australia. Its Insurance segment comprises business units, such as Acadia Insurance, American Mining Insurance Group, Berkley Accident and Health, Berkley Agribusiness Risk Specialists, Berkley Aviation and Berkley Canada. Reinsurance consists of its reinsurance business on a facultative and treaty basis, in the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Australia, the Asia-Pacific region and South Africa. Its Reinsurance segment comprises business units, such as Berkley Re America, Berkley Re Asia Pacific, Berkley Re Direct and Berkley Re UK.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim March 31st, 2021
Incorporated January 20, 1970
Public Since October 19, 1973
No. of Shareholders: 311
No. of Employees: 7,495
Sector Financials
Industry Insurance
Index S&P Composite 1500 , S&P 500 Financial (sector), S&P 500 ,
Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 177,373,000
Free Float (0.0%)
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Upcoming Events for WRB
Thursday 13th May, 2021
Dividend For WRB_pd.N - 0.3634 USD
Friday 11th June, 2021 Estimate
W. R. Berkley Corp Annual Shareholders Meeting
Monday 19th July, 2021 Estimate
Q2 2021 W. R. Berkley Corp Earnings Release
Monday 18th October, 2021 Estimate
Q3 2021 W. R. Berkley Corp Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for W. R. Berkley
What is the W. R. Berkley share price?

As of 21/04/21, shares in W. R. Berkley are trading at $80.56, giving the company a market capitalisation of £10.26bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the W. R. Berkley share price performed this year?

Shares in W. R. Berkley are currently trading at $80.56 and the price has moved by 51% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the W. R. Berkley price has moved by 2.23% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for W. R. Berkley?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for W. R. Berkley, there are there are currently 0 "buy" , 6 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for W. R. Berkley is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will W. R. Berkley next release its financial results?

W. R. Berkley is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2022-03-31
What is the W. R. Berkley dividend yield?

The W. R. Berkley dividend yield is 0.6% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does W. R. Berkley pay a dividend?

Last year, W. R. Berkley paid a total dividend of 0.48, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 0.6%. Looking ahead, W. R. Berkley has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does W. R. Berkley next pay dividends?

W. R. Berkley has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on W. R. Berkley shares is currently 0.6%.

How do I buy W. R. Berkley shares?

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What is the market cap of W. R. Berkley?

Shares in W. R. Berkley are currently trading at $80.56, giving the company a market capitalisation of £10.26bn.

Where are W. R. Berkley shares listed? Where are W. R. Berkley shares listed?

Here are the trading details for W. R. Berkley:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NYQ
Ticker Symbol: WRB
What kind of share is W. R. Berkley?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, W. R. Berkley is currently classified as a Super Stock. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a W. R. Berkley share price forecast 2021?

Shares in W. R. Berkley are currently priced at $80.56. At that level they are trading at 0.45% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering W. R. Berkley currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 3.681 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the W. R. Berkley share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like W. R. Berkley. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 0.82%. At the current price of $80.56, shares in W. R. Berkley are trading at 21.41% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the W. R. Berkley PE Ratio?

The W. R. Berkley PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 17.77. The shares are currently trading at $80.56.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of W. R. Berkley?

W. R. Berkley's management team is headed by:

William Berkley - CHM
James Shiel - EVP
Ronald Blaylock - IND
Mark Brockbank - IND
W. Robert Berkley - PRE
Mary Farrell - IND
Richard Baio - CFO
Christopher Augostini - IND
Maria Ferre - IND
Lucille Sgaglione - EVP
Philip Welt - EVP
James Gilbert - EVP
Nelson Tavares - EVP
Marina Barg - SVP
Robert Standen - EVP
Who are the major shareholders of W. R. Berkley?

Here are the top five shareholders of W. R. Berkley based on the size of their shareholding:

Berkley (William R) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 21.37% (37.9m shares)
The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 8.87% (15.7m shares)
Atlanta Capital Management Company, L.L.C. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.68% (10.1m shares)
Eaton Vance-Atlanta Capital SMID-Cap Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 4.65% (8.24m shares)
State Street Global Advisors (US) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 3.83% (6.79m shares)
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