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

W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRB): $77.79

-1.30 (-1.64%)

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  • Growth is the dimension where WRB ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.89% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WRB is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 200 days.
  • WRB ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 31st percentile.

WRB Stock Summary

  • WRB has a market capitalization of $14,029,027,541 -- more than approximately 84.91% of US stocks.
  • WRB's went public 35.38 years ago, making it older than 92.83% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, WRB is more volatile than only 16.45% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Berkley W R Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be HAS, LKQ, FND, GPS, and FBHS.
  • WRB's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Berkley W R Corp's official 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 $77.79 52-week high $82.43
Prev. close $79.09 52-week low $45.25
Day low $77.49 Volume 677,592
Day high $79.45 Avg. volume 794,628
50-day MA $77.65 Dividend yield 0.61%
200-day MA $67.78 Market Cap 13.80B

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:
$77.79$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

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.

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

W.R. Berkley (WRB) Q1 Earnings Beat, Revenues Increase Y/Y

W.R. Berkley (WRB) first-quarter 2021 results indicate strong net premiums written and improving combined ratio, partly offset by high costs incurred.

Yahoo | April 21, 2021

WR Berkley Corp (WRB) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

W.R. Berkley Corporation is not under any obligation and expressly disclaims any such obligation to update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. On the call in addition to myself, you also have Bill Berkeley, our Executive Chairman; and Rich Baio, Group Chief Financial Officer.

Yahoo | April 21, 2021

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WRB Price Returns

1-mo -2.21%
3-mo 13.65%
6-mo 13.34%
1-year 58.67%
3-year 60.88%
5-year 129.56%
YTD 17.31%
2020 -3.14%
2019 43.71%
2018 5.96%
2017 10.21%
2016 23.66%

WRB Dividends

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