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WRB Berkley W R dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Berkley W R's last quarterly dividend payment of $0.1 per share was made to shareholders on record before Sep 23, 2022. At an annualized rate of $0.37 per share, the stock yields 0.55%.

Key dates

  • WRB last dividend date: Sep 23, 2022
  • WRB next dividend date: Not announced
WRB dividend stats
DPS
$0.37
Dividend yield
0.55%
Payout ratio
7.8%
vs. Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
2.81%
Payout ratio
30.1%

Dividend yield

What is Berkley W R current dividend yield

WRB has a dividend yield of 0.55% which is below the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Financial Services sector average of 2.81%, Berkley W R's dividend yield is 80% lower. Historically WRB's dividend yield has averaged at 0.7% in the last 5 years, which is above the current yield.

Dividend history

What is WRB dividend payout history and dates

Berkley W R has been paying dividends for the last 28 years. According to our records WRB has issued six dividends in the last twelve months. This includes four regular and two special dividends. The annualized DPS has grown by 12% since one year ago. However with the stock price up by 35% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks a decrease of 17%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Sep 23, 2022 Oct 3, 2022 Sep 14, 2022 $0.1 normal
Jun 24, 2022 Jul 7, 2022 Jun 15, 2022 $0.5 special
Jun 24, 2022 Jul 7, 2022 Jun 15, 2022 $0.1 normal
Mar 8, 2022 Mar 23, 2022 Feb 25, 2022 $0.087 normal
Dec 6, 2021 Dec 22, 2021 Nov 5, 2021 $0.087 normal
Dec 6, 2021 Dec 22, 2021 Nov 5, 2021 $0.667 special
Sep 14, 2021 Sep 29, 2021 Aug 3, 2021 $0.087 normal
Jun 24, 2021 Jul 6, 2021 Jun 15, 2021 $0.087 normal
Jun 24, 2021 Jul 6, 2021 Jun 15, 2021 $0.333 special
Mar 9, 2021 Mar 24, 2021 Feb 18, 2021 $0.08 normal
Dec 14, 2020 Dec 29, 2020 Nov 9, 2020 $0.08 normal
Sep 14, 2020 Sep 29, 2020 Aug 4, 2020 $0.08 normal
Jun 22, 2020 Jun 30, 2020 Jun 12, 2020 $0.08 normal
Mar 10, 2020 Mar 25, 2020 Feb 20, 2020 $0.073 normal
Nov 21, 2019 Dec 11, 2019 Nov 8, 2019 $0.073 normal
Nov 21, 2019 Dec 11, 2019 Nov 8, 2019 $0.5 special
Sep 18, 2019 Oct 3, 2019 Aug 6, 2019 $0.073 normal
Jun 17, 2019 Jul 2, 2019 Jun 6, 2019 $0.333 special
Jun 17, 2019 Jul 2, 2019 Jun 6, 2019 $0.073 normal
Mar 13, 2019 Apr 2, 2019 Feb 21, 2019 $0.067 normal
Nov 27, 2018 Dec 12, 2018 $0.222 special
Nov 27, 2018 Dec 12, 2018 Nov 9, 2018 $0.067 normal
Sep 18, 2018 Oct 3, 2018 Aug 8, 2018 $0.222 special
Sep 18, 2018 Oct 3, 2018 Aug 8, 2018 $0.067 normal
Jun 14, 2018 Jul 5, 2018 May 31, 2018 $0.067 normal
Mar 13, 2018 Apr 2, 2018 Feb 28, 2018 $0.062 normal
Nov 29, 2017 Dec 14, 2017 Nov 13, 2017 $0.222 special
Nov 29, 2017 Dec 14, 2017 Nov 13, 2017 $0.062 normal
Sep 19, 2017 Oct 4, 2017 Aug 8, 2017 $0.062 normal
Jun 13, 2017 Jul 5, 2017 May 16, 2017 $0.222 special
Jun 13, 2017 Jul 5, 2017 May 16, 2017 $0.062 normal
Mar 13, 2017 Apr 5, 2017 Feb 8, 2017 $0.058 normal
Nov 29, 2016 Dec 15, 2016 Nov 4, 2016 $0.058 normal
Nov 9, 2016 Nov 21, 2016 Nov 4, 2016 $0.222 special
Sep 16, 2016 Oct 5, 2016 Aug 2, 2016 $0.058 normal
Sep 16, 2016 Oct 5, 2016 Aug 2, 2016 $0.222 special
Jun 13, 2016 Jul 5, 2016 May 25, 2016 $0.058 normal
Mar 11, 2016 Apr 5, 2016 Feb 17, 2016 $0.053 normal
Nov 27, 2015 Dec 17, 2015 Nov 5, 2015 $0.053 normal
Sep 3, 2015 Oct 1, 2015 Aug 4, 2015 $0.053 normal

Berkley W R dividend payout ratio

What is Berkley W R dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

WRB has a payout ratio of 7.8% which is lower than the Financial Services sector and the industry average. If we compare it with the Financial Services sector average of 30.1%, Berkley W R's payout ratio is 74% lower.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

WRB dividend vs peer dividends

How does WRB dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
AFG American Financial Group Inc 1.73% $2.24 18.4%
SIGI Selective Insurance Group Inc 1.32% $1.12 26%
WRB Berkley W R Corp 0.55% $0.37 7.8%
WTM White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd 0.07% $1 N/A

Frequently asked questions

Does Berkley W R pay a dividend?

Yes, Berkley W R has paid six dividends in the last 12 months. WRB has been paying dividends since 1994.

When is Berkley W R's next dividend?

Currently WRB's next dividend date is unknown, however based on the recent dividend frequency we project that it will likely be in December 2022.

When was WRB's last dividend?

Berkley W R's last dividend ex-date was on Sep 23, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.1 per share.

How much dividend does Berkley W R pay (per share)?

On an annual basis WRB pays $0.37 per share.

What is Berkley W R's dividend yield?

Currently Berkley W R's dividend yield is 0.55%.

How often does Berkley W R pay dividends?

Berkley W R pays dividends quarterly.

What is Berkley W R's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Berkley W R is 7.8%.

Does Berkley W R pay a good dividend?

Berkley W R's dividend yield is below the Financial Services sector average.