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  • Last Close 62.44
  • Sector Financial Services
  • Industry Insurance - Property & Casualty
  • Investment Style Mid Blend
  • Day Range 62.06  –  62.91
  • Year Range 55.50  –  76.99
  • Market Cap 16.0798 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 1.1 Mil /  1.1 Mil
  • Price / Sales 1.49
  • Price / Book 2.33
  • Forward Div Yield 0.76%
  • Trailing Div Yield 2.27%

Morningstar‘s Stock Analysis WRB

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W.R. Berkley Is Well Positioned for Current Market Conditions

Brett Horn Senior Equity Analyst

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W.R. Berkley's niche focus and strict underwriting discipline result in a business model that has historically earned outstanding returns during hard market pricing periods, but only slightly better than adequate returns during soft periods.

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Company Profile WRB

Business Description

W.R. Berkley is an insurance holding company with a host of subsidiaries that primarily underwrite commercial casualty insurance. The firm specializes in niche products that include various excess and surplus lines, workers' compensation insurance, self-insurance consulting, reinsurance, and regional commercial lines for small and midsize businesses.

475 Steamboat Road
Greenwich, CT, 06830
Industry Insurance - Property & Casualty
Employees 8,186

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FAQs for WR Berkley Corp Stock

Yes. WRB has a forward dividend yield of 0.70%. See WRB’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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WRB’s market cap is 16.08 Bil.
Market capitalization is calculated by taking a company’s share price and multiplying it by the total number of shares. It’s often used to measure a company’s size. In the Morningstar Style Box, large-cap names account for the largest 70% of U.S. stocks, mid-cap names account for the largest 70–90%, and small-cap names are the remaining 10% of companies.

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WRB’s stock style is Mid Core.
Style is an investment factor that has a meaningful impact on investment risk and returns. Style is calculated by combining value and growth scores, which are first individually calculated.

High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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WRB’s price/sales is 1.49.
Price/sales represents the amount an investor is willing to pay for a dollar generated from a particular company’s sales or revenues.

WRB’s price/forward earnings is 13.72.
Forward P/E gives some indication of how cheap or expensive a stock is compared with consensus earnings estimates. The lower the Forward P/E, the cheaper the stock.

WRB’s price/book is 2.33.
Price/book ratio can tell investors approximately how much they’re paying for a company’s assets, based on historical, rather than current, valuations. Historical valuations generally do not reflect a company’s current market value. Value investors frequently look for companies that have low price/book ratios.

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WRB’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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