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W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRB)

(Delayed Data from NYSE)

$73.17 USD

73.17
738,139

-0.39 (-0.53%)

Updated Jul 30, 2021 04:04 PM ET

Zacks Rank:

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1Strong Buy25.57%
2Buy19.14%
3Hold10.74%
4Sell6.46%
5Strong Sell3.16%
S&P50011.27%

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1-Strong Buy of 5 1        

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Value Score A
Growth Score A
Momentum Score A
VGM Score A

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C Value C Growth A Momentum B VGM

Industry Rank:

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The industry with the best average Zacks Rank would be considered the top industry (1 out of 265), which would place it in the top 1% of Zacks Ranked Industries. The industry with the worst average Zacks Rank (265 out of 265) would place in the bottom 1%.

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Top 43% (109 out of 252)

Industry: Insurance - Property and Casualty

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Company Summary

Founded in 1967 and based in Greenwich, CT., W.R. Berkley Corp. is a Fortune 500 company. It is one of the nation’s largest commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. The company offers a variety of insurance services from reinsurance, to workers comp third party administrators (TPAs). 

Effective since first quarter of 2016, the company reports results in two segments – Insurance and Reinsurance. Insurance-Domestic operating units and Insurance-International operating units that were previously reported separately have been combined with the Insurance segment.

The two reporting segments are composed of individual operating ...

General Information

W.R. Berkley Corporation

475 STEAMBOAT ROAD

GREENWICH, CT 06830

Phone: 203-629-3000

Fax: 203-629-3073

Web: http://www.berkley.com

Email: investorrelations@berkley.com

Industry Insurance - Property and Casualty
Sector Finance
Fiscal Year End December
Last Reported Quarter 6/30/2021
Next EPS Date 10/19/2021

EPS Information

Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate 0.99
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate 4.24
Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate 9.00
Next EPS Report Date 10/19/2021

Price and Volume Information

Zacks Rank Premium
Yesterday's Close 73.56
52 Week High 82.43
52 Week Low 58.84
Beta 0.85
20 Day Moving Average 560,325.25
Target Price Consensus 85.00

WRB

% Price Change
4 Week -3.69
12 Week -10.17
YTD 10.16
% Price Change Relative to S&P 500
4 Week -4.63
12 Week -13.49
YTD -5.87
Share Information
Shares Outstanding (millions) 177.38
Market Capitalization (millions) 12,978.93
Short Ratio NA
Last Split Date 4/3/2019
Dividend Information
Dividend Yield 0.71%
Annual Dividend $0.52
Payout Ratio 0.14
Change in Payout Ratio -0.04
Last Dividend Payout / Amount 6/24/2021 / $0.63

Fundamental Ratios

P/E
P/E (F1) 17.27
Trailing 12 Months 19.15
PEG Ratio 1.92
EPS Growth
vs. Previous Year 1,850.00%
vs. Previous Quarter 8.33%
   
Sales Growth
vs. Previous Year 18.60%
vs. Previous Quarter 6.45%
   
Price Ratios
Price/Book 2.02
Price/Cash Flow 22.72
Price / Sales 1.47
ROE
6/30/21 11.41
3/31/21 8.24
12/31/20 7.38
ROA
6/30/21 2.48
3/31/21 1.78
12/31/20 1.59
Current Ratio
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 0.49
12/31/20 0.43
Quick Ratio
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 0.49
12/31/20 0.43
Operating Margin
6/30/21 8.12
3/31/21 6.01
12/31/20 5.41
Net Margin
6/30/21 10.57
3/31/21 9.05
12/31/20 6.55
Pre-Tax Margin
6/30/21 13.65
3/31/21 11.93
12/31/20 8.70
Book Value
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 36.25
12/31/20 35.54
Inventory Turnover
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 NA
12/31/20 NA
Debt-to-Equity
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 0.51
12/31/20 0.43
Debt to Capital
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 33.99
12/31/20 30.11