W.R. Berkley Corp. (New York Stock Exchange:WRB)

About the company

W.R. Berkley Corp. is an insurance holding company, which engages in the property casualty insurance business. It operates through the Insurance and Reinsurance & Monoline Excess segments. The Insurance segment includes excess and surplus lines, admitted lines, and specialty personal lines throughout the United States, as well as insurance business in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, South America, Canada, Mexico, Scandinavia, Asia and Australia. The Reinsurance & Monoline Excess segment is involved in the reinsurance business on a facultative and treaty basis, primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Australia, the Asia-Pacific region, and South Africa. The company was founded by William R. Berkley in 1967 and is headquartered in Greenwich, CT.

Sector

Finance

Industry

Property and Casualty Insurance

Employees

7493

CEO

William Robert Berkley

Exchange

New York Stock Exchange

Website

http://www.wrberkley.com

$8B

Total Revenue

7K

Employees

$11B

Market Capitalization

22.15

Price/Earning ratio

Stock price

Gross Margin (in %)

Total gross margin

$M

Operating Margin (in %)

Total operating margin

$M

Net Margin (in %)

Total net margin

$497M

Dividend Yield (in %)

Dividend per share

$0.44

Industry peers

Name Ticker Market capitalization (in USD Million) Revenues (in USD Million) Price/Book Price/Earning Net margin (in %)
National General Holdings Corp. NGHCP None 5275.00 None None 6.13
Chubb Ltd. CB 58171.53 34007.00 1.10 15.89 10.78
Progressive Corp. PGR 46508.01 39022.00 3.35 13.07 9.12
The Allstate Corp. ALL 31049.70 43761.00 1.33 7.92 8.98
Cincinnati Financial Corp. CINF 11229.90 5666.00 1.36 212.69 1.34
Erie Indemnity Co. ERIE 11033.34 2523.00 8.91 33.08 11.92
W.R. Berkley Corp. WRB 10898.71 7821.00 1.84 22.15 6.35
Loews Corp. L 10286.96 14273.00 0.57 -86.30 -0.66
Everest Re Group Ltd. RE 8239.60 8269.00 0.96 12.53 8.03
RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. RNR 7637.52 4268.00 1.71 -495.94 8.22
Alleghany Corp. Y 6843.48 8202.00 0.89 134.66 0.69
American Financial Group, Inc. AFG 5423.60 7488.00 1.06 20.69 3.57
Old Republic International Corp. ORI 4822.02 6047.00 0.95 123.23 0.65
The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. THG 3948.40 4727.00 1.37 15.30 5.56
RLI Corp. RLI 3639.15 861.00 3.97 57.35 7.54
Selective Insurance Group, Inc. SIGI 3093.60 2812.00 1.47 13.71 8.02
National General Holdings Corp. NGHC 2448.76 5275.00 1.06 7.51 6.13
Mercury General Corp. MCY 2193.40 3663.00 1.36 49.23 1.23
Palomar Holdings, Inc. PLMR 2100.24 129.00 8.14 54.35 28.53
James River Group Holdings Ltd. JRVR 1383.53 803.00 1.89 -62.86 -2.64
Safety Insurance Group, Inc. SAFT 1132.05 836.00 1.52 17.23 8.05
NMI Holdings, Inc. NMIH 1097.07 408.00 1.36 5.74 48.35
State Auto Financial Corp. STFC 753.72 1254.00 0.87 -9.62 -6.10
Third Point Reinsurance Ltd. TPRE 695.64 643.00 0.58 -5.94 -18.10
United Fire Group, Inc. UFCS 665.75 1080.00 0.80 -6.53 -9.46
Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. UVE 588.88 938.00 1.14 20.87 2.82
HCI Group, Inc. HCI 454.10 238.00 2.00 17.74 8.13
ProSight Global, Inc. PROS 380.98 885.00 0.79 11.81 3.67
Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. HRTG 369.17 526.00 0.80 12.60 5.57
Global Indemnity Ltd. GBLI 333.34 551.00 0.51 62.66 1.06
United Insurance Holdings Corp. UIHC 322.50 799.00 0.66 -6.15 -6.52
Protective Insurance Corp. PTVCA 247.38 462.00 0.82 -14.25 -3.80
Greenlight Capital Re Ltd. GLRE 229.68 480.00 0.54 -4.62 -10.46
FedNat Holding Co. FNHC 138.84 429.00 0.61 20.15 1.63
Maiden Holdings Ltd. MHLD 104.58 436.00 5.25 -1.40 -17.05
Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. HALL 54.72 442.00 0.19 1.97 6.39
Kingsway Financial Services, Inc. KFS 49.28 57.00 6.40 -3.07 -28.16
Positive Physicians Holdings, Inc. PPHI 45.72 24.00 0.59 -28.58 -5.94
National Security Group, Inc. NSEC 43.80 65.00 0.74 48.67 1.18
ICC Holdings, Inc. ICCH 33.42 55.00 0.59 16.63 3.68
1347 Property Insurance Holdings, Inc. PIH 27.18 -4.00 0.75 -2.89 -19.46
Unico American Corp. UNAM 25.90 32.00 0.51 -7.85 -10.82
Conifer Holdings, Inc. CNFR 23.35 93.00 0.68 -2.01 -12.72
Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. AFH 6.72 188.00 1.56 -0.07 -54.81
Oxbridge Re Holdings Ltd. OXBR 6.66 1.00 0.83 -13.88 -62.07

Latest insider transactions

Date Role Name Transaction Quantity Quantity Owned After

W. R. Berkley Corporation to Announce Second Quarter 2020 Earnings on July 21, 2020

6d ago, source: Business Wire

W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) will release its second quarter 2020 earnings after the market closes on Tuesday, July 21, 2020. A copy of the e ...

HighTower Advisors LLC Invests $1.30 Million in W. R. Berkley Corp (NYSE:WRB)

4d ago, source: modernreaders.com

HighTower Advisors LLC bought a new position in W. R. Berkley Corp (NYSE:WRB) during the first quarter, according to its most ...

W. R. Berkley Corporation Announces Executive Appointments

14d ago, source: YAHOO!

W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) has named John Littzi as senior vice president - deputy general counsel and Neil Keenan as vice president – senior counsel. Both appointments are effective ...

WRB^C W.R. Berkley Corporation 5.900% Subordinated Debentures due 2056

12d ago, source: Nasdaq

Investors may trade in the Pre-Market (4:00-9:30 a.m. ET) and the After Hours Market (4:00-8:00 p.m. ET). Participation from Market Makers and ECNs is strictly voluntary and as a result, these ...

WR Berkley unveils new executive appointments

13d ago, source: Intelligent Insurer

Property/casualty insurer WR Berkley Corporation has appointed John Littzi as senior vice president - deputy general counsel and Neil Keenan as vice president – senior counsel. To continue reading, ...

Berkley One Launches Recreational Marine Product, Enhances Other Offerings

12d ago, source: Insurance Journal

Berkley One has launched a recreational marine product and made other product enhancements in five states. Recreational Marine insurance, already offered ...

Minor League Baseball Teams Fight For COVID-19 Coverage

13d ago, source: Law360

In a complaint filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 15 MiLB teams from 11 states sued units of Tokio Marine Holdings Inc., Nationwide and W.R. Berkley Corp., asserting they are owed coverage ...



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