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


W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRB): $70.66

-0.83 (-1.16%)

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WRB Stock Summary

  • Berkley W R Corp's market capitalization of $12,679,599,943 is ahead of 84.69% of US-listed equities.
  • WRB's went public 35.19 years ago, making it older than 92.77% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • The volatility of Berkley W R Corp's share price is greater than that of merely 4.34% 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 SJM, NDSN, TPR, CASY, and ALLE.
  • 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 $70.66 52-week high $72.40
Prev. close $71.49 52-week low $43.05
Day low $70.09 Volume 450,591
Day high $72.09 Avg. volume 852,949
50-day MA $66.61 Dividend yield 0.67%
200-day MA $63.23 Market Cap 12.53B

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:
$70.66$152.01 113%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for WRB, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Berkley W R Corp ranked in the 69th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 113.83%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Berkley W R Corp, consider:

  • Berkley W R Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than only 21.28% 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 65.28% of stocks generating free cash flow.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%108%
1%111%
2%113%
3%115%
4%117%
5%119%

For other companies in the Financial Services that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as WRB, try ORI, HCI, GBDC, CB, and AJG.


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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 Corporation to Present at RBC Capital Markets Global Financial Institutions Conference

W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) announced today that William R. Berkley, its executive chairman and W. Robert Berkley, Jr., its president and chief executive officer, will present at the 2021 RBC Capital Markets Global Financial Institutions Conference that is being held virtually. The presentation will take place on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. eastern time.

Yahoo | March 2, 2021

W. R. Berkley Corporation to Present at the Credit Suisse Virtual Financial Services Forum

W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE:WRB) announced today that William R. Berkley, its executive chairman and W. Robert Berkley, Jr., its president and chief executive officer, will present at the 22nd Annual Credit Suisse Virtual Financial Services Forum on Thursday, February 25 at 9:40 a.m. eastern time.

Yahoo | February 16, 2021

W. R. Berkley Corporation Names David Brosnan Chief Executive Officer of W. R. Berkley Syndicate Management Limited

W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced the appointment of David Brosnan as chief executive officer of W. R. Berkley Syndicate Management Limited, the Lloyd’s managing agent for W. R. Berkley Syndicate 1967. He succeeds Alastair Blades, who will continue in his role as chief underwriting officer. The appointment is subject to required regulatory approvals, including Lloyd’s.

Yahoo | February 4, 2021

AM Best Assigns Issue Credit Rating to W. R. Berkley Corporation’s Subordinated Debentures

AM Best has assigned a Long-Term Issue Credit Rating of "bbb+" to the $300 million, 4.125% subordinated debentures, due February 2061, recently announced by W. R. Berkley Corporation (WRB) (Greenwich, CT) [NYSE:WRB]. The outlook assigned to the Credit Rating (rating) is stable.

Yahoo | February 3, 2021

W. R. Berkley Corporation Announces Pricing of $300 Million of 4.125% Subordinated Debentures Due 2061

W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) (the "Company") announced today that it priced an offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of 4.125% Subordinated Debentures due 2061 (the "Debentures"). The offering is expected to close on February 10, 2021, 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 H." 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 $110 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.900% Subordinated Debentures due 2056, with the remaining balance for general corporate purposes, including the potent...

Yahoo | February 3, 2021

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WRB Price Returns

1-mo 10.49%
3-mo 4.74%
6-mo 12.69%
1-year 1.69%
3-year 60.20%
5-year 120.83%
YTD 6.38%
2020 -3.14%
2019 43.71%
2018 5.96%
2017 10.21%
2016 23.66%

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