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WR Berkley Corp (WRB) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2017

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WR Berkley Corp (WRB) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2017. WR Berkley Corp is an insurance holding company with operations in United States. The company operates in two segments of the property casualty insurance business: Insurance, and Reinsurance. WR Berkley Corp has a market cap of $8.39 billion; its shares were traded at around $69.04 with a P/E ratio of 16.17 and P/S ratio of 1.11. The dividend yield of WR Berkley Corp stocks is 0.79%. WR Berkley Corp had annual average EBITDA growth of 7.20% over the past ten years.


For the last quarter WR Berkley Corp reported a revenue of $1.9 billion, compared with the revenue of $2 billion during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $7.7 billion, an increase of 0.4% from last year. For the last five years WR Berkley Corp had an average revenue growth rate of 5.7% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $4.26 for the year, a decline of 9% from the previous year. Over the last five years WR Berkley Corp had an EPS growth rate of 4.4% a year. The WR Berkley Corp had a decent operating margin of 10.06%, compared with the operating margin of 11.71% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of WR Berkley Corp is 11.31%. The profitability rank of the company is 5 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $69.04, WR Berkley Corp is traded at 18.6% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $58.20. The P/S ratio of the stock is 1.11, while the historical median P/S ratio is 0.97. The stock lost 1.17% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of WRB, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.