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


W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRB)

Today's Latest Price: $61.14 USD

1.51 (-2.41%)

Updated Sep 21 6:40pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 59 in Insurance - Property & Casualty

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WRB Stock Summary

  • WRB has a market capitalization of $10,883,152,760 -- more than approximately 85.36% of US stocks.
  • WRB's went public 34.75 years ago, making it older than 92.84% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • The volatility of Berkley W R Corp's share price is greater than that of merely 19.39% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WRB, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are LKQ, XRAY, FBHS, BRO, and SJM.
  • WRB's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Berkley W R Corp's official web site, go to www.berkley.com.
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WRB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $61.14 52-week high $79.92
Prev. close $62.65 52-week low $43.05
Day low $59.69 Volume 1,222,300
Day high $61.80 Avg. volume 939,640
50-day MA $62.50 Dividend yield 0.79%
200-day MA $62.00 Market Cap 10.88B

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.

WRB Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$61.14$103.15 69%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Berkley W R Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Berkley W R Corp ranked in the 57th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 69.5%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Berkley W R Corp ended up being:

  • The company's balance sheet shows it gets 79% of its capital from equity, and 21% of its capital from debt. Notably, its equity weight is greater than 62.96% of US equities in the Financial Services sector yielding a positive free cash flow.
  • Berkley W R Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than merely 21.19% of tickers in our DCF set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%65%
1%67%
2%69%
3%70%
4%72%
5%74%

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W. R. Berkley Corporation Announces Pricing of $250 Million of 4.25% Subordinated Debentures Due 2060

W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) (the "Company") announced today that it priced an offering of $250 million aggregate principal amount of 4.25% Subordinated Debentures due 2060 (the "Debentures"). The offering is expected to close on September 21, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions. The Company intends to apply to list the Debentures on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "WRB PR G." If approved for listing, the Company expects trading of the Debentures on the New York Stock Exchange to commence within 30 days after they are first issued. The net proceeds of the offering will be used to redeem the remaining $150 million aggregate principal amount of 5.625% Subordinated Debentures due 2053, with the remaining balance for general corp...

Yahoo | September 16, 2020

Here's Why Investors Should Hold W.R. Berkley (WRB) Stock

W.R. Berkley (WRB) is poised to benefit from expanding international markets and prudent capital deployment.

Yahoo | September 14, 2020

W. R. Berkley Corporation Announces Senior Executive Appointments

W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced the appointment of David R. Lockhart as president of Carolina Casualty, a Berkley Company. He succeeds David A. Dunn, who will continue to support Mr. Lockhart and the Carolina Casualty team throughout the transition. Jason R. Lewis has been appointed president of Gemini Transportation Underwriters, a Berkley Company, succeeding Mr. Lockhart. The appointments are effective immediately.

Yahoo | September 8, 2020

AM Best Affirms Credit Rating of Reopened W. R. Berkley Corporation’s Senior Unsecured Notes

AM Best has affirmed the Long-Term Issue Credit Rating (Long-Term IR) of "a-" on the $470 million 4% senior unsecured notes, due May 2050, issued by W. R. Berkley Corporation (WRB) (Greenwich, CT) [NYSE:WRB]. The company has announced it will be issuing an additional $170 million of senior unsecured notes under that offering, bringing the total to $470 million. The outlook of the Credit Rating (rating) is stable.

Yahoo | September 3, 2020

It's Tough To Reconcile W.R. Berkley's Valuation With The Business

W.R. Berkley (WRB) has earned a good reputation, with long-term core earnings and book value growth trends well above the average, as well as a strong underwriting history. Even so, while I can understand a “flight to safety” preference for this more specialty-oriented insurer, it’s tough to reconcile the current...

Stephen Simpson, CFA on Seeking Alpha | September 2, 2020

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WRB Price Returns

1-mo 1.79%
3-mo 9.90%
6-mo 20.81%
1-year -13.88%
3-year 50.06%
5-year 86.66%
YTD -11.01%
2019 43.71%
2018 5.96%
2017 10.21%
2016 23.66%
2015 7.77%

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