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


W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRB): $80.49

1.07 (+1.35%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

WRB POWR Grades


  • Growth is the dimension where WRB ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.68% of US stocks.
  • WRB's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 206 days.
  • WRB ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 29th percentile.

WRB Stock Summary

  • WRB has a higher market value than 85.19% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $14,087,563,122.
  • WRB's went public 35.39 years ago, making it older than 92.9% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • The volatility of Berkley W R Corp's share price is greater than that of just 16.66% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Berkley W R Corp are GPS, HAS, ALLE, CNA, and TEVA.
  • 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 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 $85.38 Average Broker Recommendation 1.9 (Hold)

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WRB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $80.49 52-week high $82.43
Prev. close $79.42 52-week low $46.22
Day low $79.57 Volume 502,600
Day high $80.71 Avg. volume 787,582
50-day MA $78.00 Dividend yield 0.6%
200-day MA $67.95 Market Cap 14.28B

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:
$80.49$118.81 49%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Berkley W R Corp. To summarize, we found that Berkley W R Corp ranked in the 64th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Berkley W R Corp ended up being:

  • Berkley W R Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than just 22.27% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • As a business, Berkley W R Corp experienced a tax rate of about 17% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Financial Services), this tax rate is higher than 68.78% of stocks generating free cash flow.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%46%
1%48%
2%49%
3%50%
4%52%
5%53%

ALL, FHI, GL, FNF, and PRI can be thought of as valuation peers to WRB, in the sense that they are in the Financial Services sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.


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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.

ProAssurance's (PRA) Q1 Earnings Beat Estimates, Surge Y/Y

ProAssurance's (PRA) Q1 results reflect reduced expenses, partly offset by lower premiums.

Yahoo | May 6, 2021

W. R. Berkley Corporation Names Linda A. Eppolito President of Berkley Oil & Gas

W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced the appointment of Linda A. Eppolito as president of Berkley Oil & Gas. She succeeds Carol A. Randall, who has been named chairman of the operating unit. The appointments are effective immediately.

Yahoo | May 3, 2021

W. R. Berkley Corporation Names Clare Himmer President of Berkley Re UK Limited

W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced the appointment of Clare Himmer as president of Berkley Re UK Limited effective September 1, 2021. Richard Fothergill will continue as Berkley Re UK’s Chief Executive Officer with the expectation that, by the end of 2021, Ms. Himmer will be appointed CEO and Mr. Fothergill will become Chairman.

Yahoo | April 29, 2021

W.R. Berkley (WRB) Is Up 0.36% in One Week: What You Should Know

Does W.R. Berkley (WRB) have what it takes to be a top stock pick for momentum investors? Let's find out.

Yahoo | April 23, 2021

W. R. Berkley Corporation (WRB) CEO Rob Berkley on Q1 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

W. R. Berkley Corporation (WRB) Q1 2021 Earnings Conference Call April 20, 2021, 05:00 PM ET Company Participants Rob Berkley - President and CEO Rich Baio - EVP and CFO Conference Call Participants Elyse Greenspan - Wells Fargo Mike Zaremski - Credit Suisse Yaron Kinar - Goldman Sachs Ryan Tunis...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | April 21, 2021

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WRB Price Returns

1-mo 0.73%
3-mo N/A
6-mo 15.20%
1-year 69.89%
3-year 66.90%
5-year 140.70%
YTD 21.38%
2020 -3.14%
2019 43.71%
2018 5.96%
2017 10.21%
2016 23.66%

WRB Dividends

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Continue Researching WRB

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