W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRB): Price and Financial Metrics

W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRB): $80.47

-3.03 (-3.63%)

POWR Rating

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  • WRB scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 96.22% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WRB is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 52 weeks.
  • WRB ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 25th percentile.

WRB Stock Summary

  • WRB's went public 35.93 years ago, making it older than 92.76% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Berkley W R Corp is reporting a growth rate of 144.83%; that's higher than 85.55% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Berkley W R Corp's share price is greater than that of only 4.87% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Berkley W R Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be ZION, LKQ, SJM, MHK, and AOS.
  • Visit WRB's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.berkley.com.

WRB Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, WRB's price/sales ratio is 25% higher, now standing at 1.5.
  • Over the past 243 months, WRB's price/earnings ratio has gone down 11.
  • Over the past 243 months, WRB's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WRB.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WRB 2016-03-24 0.9 1.4 13.1 9.3
WRB 2013-06-21 0.9 1.2 11.1 8.1
WRB 2013-06-11 0.9 1.3 11.4 8.3
WRB 2005-10-27 1.1 2.2 11.3 8.0
WRB 2004-08-02 0.9 1.9 9.0 5.7
WRB 2002-03-01 0.9 2.2 -195.9 88.5

WRB Growth Metrics

  • The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -25.23%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 47.84%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 6.44%.
WRB's revenue has moved up $1,501,283,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows WRB's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 9,189.709 2,004.135 1,040.21
2021-06-30 8,805.245 1,732.644 930.591
2021-03-31 8,445.185 1,775.106 764.613
2020-12-31 8,098.925 1,616.686 530.67
2020-09-30 7,762.529 1,485.694 337.826
2020-06-30 7,688.426 1,320.998 351.356

WRB's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • WRB has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 59.96% of graded US stocks.
  • WRB's asset turnover comes in at 0.301 -- ranking 56th of 133 Insurance stocks.
  • AXS, RGA, and SAFT are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with WRB.

The table below shows WRB's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.301 0.483 0.045
2021-03-31 0.296 0.469 0.040
2020-12-31 0.294 0.448 0.030
2020-09-30 0.287 0.429 0.021
2020-06-30 0.289 0.433 0.021
2020-03-31 0.295 0.453 0.027

WRB Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WRB, see our WRB price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $85.86 Average Broker Recommendation 1.8 (Moderate Buy)

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WRB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $80.47 52-week high $84.93
Prev. close $83.50 52-week low $61.49
Day low $79.48 Volume 618,500
Day high $81.62 Avg. volume 680,026
50-day MA $78.21 Dividend yield 0.65%
200-day MA $76.19 Market Cap 14.21B

W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRB) Company Bio

W.R. Berkley Corporation operates as commercial lines writers primarily in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Insurance-Domestic, Insurance-International, and Reinsurance-Global. The company was founded in 1967 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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Latest WRB News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Berkley W R Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WRB as an investment opportunity.

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).

Yahoo | November 22, 2021

RLI to Share More Profits, Approves Special Cash Dividend

RLI Corp.'s (RLI) special cash dividend of $2.00 per share reflects strong financial position.

Yahoo | November 12, 2021

Assurant (AIZ) to Share More Profits, Ups Dividend by 3%

Assurant's (AIZ) proposes a 3% dividend raise to share more profits with shareholders, thereby supporting effective capital deployment.

Yahoo | November 11, 2021

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Berkshire Hathaway, Cincinnati Financial, W.R. Berkley, First American Financial and Kinsale Capital

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Berkshire Hathaway, Cincinnati Financial, W.R. Berkley, First American Financial and Kinsale Capital

Yahoo | November 9, 2021

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.

Yahoo | November 8, 2021

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WRB Price Returns

1-mo 1.09%
3-mo 7.24%
6-mo 4.65%
1-year 26.68%
3-year 60.80%
5-year 113.13%
YTD 22.62%
2020 -3.14%
2019 43.71%
2018 5.96%
2017 10.21%
2016 23.66%

WRB Dividends

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