WRB W. R. Berkley Corporation

Price (delayed)

$63.79

Market cap

$11.32B

P/E Ratio

34.19

Dividend/share

$0.46

EPS

$1.86

Enterprise value

$11.83B

Sector: Financial Services
Industry: Insurance - Property & Casualty
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.

Highlights

The equity has grown by 6% from the previous quarter but it has contracted by 2.9% YoY
The stock's P/E is 110% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 16.3 and 52% more than its last 4 quarters average of 22.5
WRB's net income is down by 49% YoY and by 29% from the previous quarter

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of WRB
Market
Shares outstanding
178M
Market cap
$11.32B
Enterprise value
$11.83B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
34.19
Price to book (P/B)
1.96
Price to sales (P/S)
1.48
EV/EBIT
19.92
EV/EBITDA
16.43
EV/Sales
1.54
Earnings
Revenue
$7.69B
EBIT
$594.09M
EBITDA
$720.25M
Free cash flow
$1.25B
Per share
EPS
$1.86
Free cash flow per share
$6.98
Book value per share
$32.46
Revenue per share
$43.02
TBVPS
$151.93
Balance sheet
Total assets
$27.32B
Total liabilities
$21.48B
Debt
$2.95B
Equity
$5.8B
Working capital
N/A
Liquidity
Debt to equity
0.51
Current ratio
N/A
Quick ratio
N/A
Net debt/EBITDA
0.71
Margins
EBITDA margin
9.4%
Gross margin
43.3%
Net margin
4.6%
Operating margin
7.7%
Efficiency
Return on assets
1.3%
Return on equity
6%
Return on invested capital
2.1%
Return on capital employed
N/A
Return on sales
7.7%
Dividend
Dividend yield
0.72%
DPS
$0.46
Payout ratio
24.7%

WRB stock price

How has the Berkley W R stock price performed over time

Financial performance

How have Berkley W R's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$7.69B
Gross profit
$3.33B
Operating income
$595.8M
Net income
$351.36M
Gross margin
43.3%
Net margin
4.6%
WRB's net income is down by 49% YoY and by 29% from the previous quarter
WRB's net margin is down by 48% year-on-year and by 28% since the previous quarter
Berkley W R's operating income has decreased by 43% YoY and by 22% from the previous quarter
The operating margin has declined by 42% year-on-year and by 22% since the previous quarter

Growth

What is Berkley W R's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is Berkley W R stock price valuation
P/E
34.19
P/B
1.96
P/S
1.48
EV/EBIT
19.92
EV/EBITDA
16.43
EV/Sales
1.54
The stock's P/E is 110% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 16.3 and 52% more than its last 4 quarters average of 22.5
The EPS is down by 49% year-on-year and by 29% since the previous quarter
WRB's price to book (P/B) is 15% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 1.7 and 3.2% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 1.9
The equity has grown by 6% from the previous quarter but it has contracted by 2.9% YoY
WRB's P/S is 23% above its 5-year quarterly average of 1.2
The company's revenue fell by 2.1% YoY

Efficiency

How efficient is Berkley W R business performance
Berkley W R's return on assets has shrunk by 52% YoY and by 32% QoQ
Berkley W R's return on equity has shrunk by 51% YoY and by 29% QoQ
The ROIC has declined by 45% year-on-year and by 22% since the previous quarter
The ROS is down by 41% year-on-year and by 21% since the previous quarter

Dividends

What is WRB's dividend history
DPS
$0.46
Dividend yield
0.72%
Payout ratio
24.7%
Recent dividends

Financial health

How did Berkley W R financials performed over time
The total assets is 27% more than the total liabilities
The total liabilities is up by 4.9% year-on-year and by 4.5% since the previous quarter
The total assets has grown by 4.7% from the previous quarter and by 3.2% YoY
WRB's debt is 49% smaller than its equity
The debt to equity rose by 6% since the previous quarter and by 4.1% year-on-year
The equity has grown by 6% from the previous quarter but it has contracted by 2.9% YoY

All financial data is based on trailing twelve months (TTM) periods - updated quarterly, unless otherwise specified.