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

W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRB): $67.84

1.36 (+2.05%)

POWR Rating

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  • WRB scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 96.61% of US stocks.
  • WRB's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • WRB's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 23.82% of US stocks).

WRB Stock Summary

  • Berkley W R Corp's market capitalization of $17,701,190,264 is ahead of 86.51% of US-listed equities.
  • Berkley W R Corp's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.84% of US equities in our set.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 4.71 for Berkley W R Corp; that's greater than it is for 78.08% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Berkley W R Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be ROL, JBHT, SJM, CFG, and WBS.
  • 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

    Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -16.09%.
  • The 4 year revenue growth rate now stands at 6.97%.
  • The year over year revenue growth rate now stands at 8.61%.
WRB's revenue has moved up $2,186,477,000 over the prior 70 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
2021-12-31 9,455.466 2,183.987 1,022.49
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

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 $67.84 52-week high $71.53
Prev. close $66.48 52-week low $47.13
Day low $66.75 Volume 1,547,000
Day high $68.44 Avg. volume 1,514,334
50-day MA $66.97 Dividend yield 0.52%
200-day MA $57.11 Market Cap 17.99B

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 announces 3-for-2 stock split

W. R. Berkley (NYSE:WRB) said its board approved a 3-for-2 stock split to be paid in the form of a stock dividend to holders of record on Mar. 9. The additional shares are expected to be issued on Mar. 23 (immediately subsequent to the payment of its regular quarterly cash...

Seeking Alpha | February 25, 2022

W. R. Berkley Corporation Announces 3-for-2 Stock Split and Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

GREENWICH, Conn., February 25, 2022--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 3-for-2 common stock split to be paid in the form of a stock dividend to holders of record on March 9, 2022. The additional shares are expected to be issued on March 23, 2022 (immediately subsequent to the payment of the regular quarterly cash dividend referred to below).

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

W. R. Berkley Corporation Announces Agreement to Sell a Real Estate Investment

GREENWICH, Conn., February 24, 2022--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced that it has entered into an agreement for the sale of a real estate investment consisting of an office building located at 52 Lime Street, London, U.K. (known as "The Scalpel") for £718 million, subject to agreed upon adjustments. The transaction, which is scheduled to close on March 7, 2022, is in keeping with the Company’s long-term strategy of investing for total return in order to continue delivering s

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

W.R. Berkley (WRB) Up 30.8% in a Year: More Room for Growth?

W.R. Berkley (WRB) stock soars on the back of solid performance in the Insurance segment, growth in net premiums earned and effective capital deployment.

Yahoo | February 22, 2022

Allstate (ALL) Boosts Shareholder Value With Dividend Hike

Allstate's (ALL) recent dividend hike highlights the company's robust financial standing and commitment to sustain its solid capital deployment history.

Yahoo | February 22, 2022

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WRB Price Returns

1-mo -0.19%
3-mo 14.00%
6-mo N/A
1-year 33.49%
3-year 73.86%
5-year 148.32%
YTD 23.63%
2021 27.39%
2020 -3.14%
2019 43.71%
2018 5.96%
2017 10.21%

WRB Dividends

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