WRB - W. R. Berkley Corporation

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
65.62
+0.75 (+1.16%)
At close: 4:03PM EDT
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Previous Close64.87
Open64.88
Bid65.30 x 800
Ask65.50 x 800
Day's Range64.71 - 65.71
52 Week Range45.91 - 65.71
Volume613,423
Avg. Volume509,832
Market Cap12.016B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.68
PE Ratio (TTM)19.28
EPS (TTM)3.40
Earnings DateJul 22, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield0.40 (0.64%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-06-17
1y Target Est55.90
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    American City Business Journals3 days ago

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    Sure, based in Los Angeles and New York, has raised an additional $12.5 million in Series B funding led by W.R. Berkley Corp., an insurance holding company that is among the largest specialty commercial writers in the U.S. and operates worldwide in the property casualty insurance business. Launched in 2015, the startup works with top insurance carriers to offer dozens of insurance products through its digital platform, from traditional coverage such as property and casualty, accident and health, and commercial to more novel offerings such as rideshare and mobility insurance. “As a valued investor and partner, the funding by W.R. Berkley Corp. is a testament to Sure’s skill and overall ability to create value for insurers and customers unlike anyone else,” Sure co-founder and CEO Wayne Slavin told me via email.

  • Business Wire5 days ago

    W. R. Berkley Corporation Names Marlo M. Edwards President of Verus Underwriting Managers

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  • Markit5 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about W. R. Berkley Corp.

    W. R. Berkley Corp NYSE:WRBView full report here! Summary * ETFs holding this stock have seen outflows over the last one-month * Bearish sentiment is low * Economic output for the sector is expanding but at a slower rate Bearish sentimentShort interest | PositiveShort interest is low for WRB with fewer than 5% of shares on loan. The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. Money flowETF/Index ownership | NegativeETF activity is negative. Over the last one-month, outflows of investor capital in ETFs holding WRB totaled $65.45 billion. Additionally, the rate of outflows appears to be accelerating. Economic sentimentPMI by IHS Markit | NegativeAccording to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Financials sector is rising. The rate of growth is weak relative to the trend shown over the past year, however, and is easing. Credit worthinessCredit default swapCDS data is not available for this security.Please send all inquiries related to the report to score@ihsmarkit.com.Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing.This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.

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  • Business Wire10 days ago

    W. R. Berkley Corporation Increases Regular Quarterly Dividend and Declares Special Dividend

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    AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of W. R. Berkley Corporation and Its Subsidiaries

    AM Best has affirmed the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a-” of W. R. Berkley Corporation and all associated Long-Term Issue Credit Ratings and indicative Long-Term IRs for securities issued by W.

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