An insurance holding Company which, through its subsidiaries, operates in the property casualty insurance business: Specialty lines of insurance, Regional commercial property casualty insurance, Alternative markets, Reinsurance and International.


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Key Data Points

Primary metrics and data points about W.R. Berkley.
Current Price: $63.99
Prev Close: $63.46
Open: $63.49
Bid: $0.00
Ask: $0.00
Day's Range: $63.49 - $64.00
52wk Range: $47.54 - $64.00
Volume: 287,944
Avg Vol 426,012
Market Cap: $8B
P/E (ttm): 14.59
EPS (ttm): $4.35
Div & Yield: $0.48 (0.8%)

Company Rating

What our community thinks about W.R. Berkley.
CAPS Rating 4 out of 5
 
206 Outperform
17 Underperform
CAPS All Stars
 
63 Outperform
3 Underperform

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Score: +97.74
Call: Outperform
Time Frame: Five Plus Years
Start Price: $18.24
Start Date: 3/29/2007
Gain/Loss: +$152.4%
S&P Gain/Loss: +$54.7%

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CEO Rating

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W. Robert Berkley, Jr., CEO

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Based on 24 Ratings

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Business Summary

Industry, sector and description for W.R. Berkley.

An insurance holding Company which, through its subsidiaries, operates in the property casualty insurance business: Specialty lines of insurance, Regional commercial property casualty insurance, Alternative markets, Reinsurance and International.

  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Sector: Financials
  • Industry: Insurance