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WRB Berkley W R PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Feb 23, 2024, the Berkley W R stock's PE ratio is 16.73. This results from the current EPS of $5.1 and stock price of $85.31. The PE ratio has increased by 21% from the past four quarters average of 13.8.

WRB PE ratio history

How has WRB's PE ratio performed in the past

The PE ratio of Berkley W R has averaged 15.42 over the last ten years. The current price-to-earnings ratio of 16.73 is 8% more than the historical average. In the past ten years, WRB's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Sep 2020 quarter at 33.69, when the stock price was $40.77 and the EPS was $1.21. The lowest point was recorded in the Sep 2014 quarter, when it reached 9.24 with a price of $21.24 and an EPS of $2.3.

Average
15.42
Median
14.26
Minimum
9.24
Maximum
33.69

Berkley W R PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 33.46% in 2015

Maximum annual decrease: -36.45% in 2021

Year PE ratio Change
2023 13.87 -4.61%
2022 14.54 -2.35%
2021 14.89 -36.45%
2020 23.43 21.59%
2019 19.27 31.99%
2018 14.6 -10.59%
2017 16.33 20.43%
2016 13.56 0.3%
2015 13.52 33.46%
2014 10.13 -13.86%

WRB average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of WRB for the past years

WRB's current P/E ratio is above the 3 and 10-year averages, but it is lower than the 5-year average.

3-year avg
14.37
5-year avg
17.7
10-year avg
15.42
15-year avg
15.2

WRB PE vs peers

What is WRB's PE ratio compared to its peers

WRB's PE ratio is less than its peer stock SIGI, but it is above ACGL's and AFG's. Berkley W R's current PE ratio of 16.73 is more than the average of its peers, which is 13.39.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
ACGL Arch Capital Group Ltd 7.31 $32.67B
AFG American Financial Group Inc 12.55 $10.56B
WTM White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd 16.31 $4.57B
WRB Berkley W R Corp 16.71 $21.87B
SIGI Selective Insurance Group Inc 17.56 $6.25B
OB Outbrain Inc N/A $208.65M
PRE Prenetics Global Limited N/A $58.13M

Frequently asked questions

What is Berkley W R's PE ratio?

WRB's price to earnings ratio is 16.73 as of Feb 23, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Berkley W R (WRB)?

As an average over the last 3 years, WRB stock has a PE ratio of 14.37.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Berkley W R (WRB)?

As an average over the last 5 years, WRB stock has a PE ratio of 17.7.

What is the highest PE ratio for WRB?

In the last ten years, the Sep 2020 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 33.69.

How does the current PE ratio for WRB compare to its historical average?

WRB's price to earnings ratio is currently 8% above its 10-year historical average.

How is WRB's PE ratio calculated (Berkley W R PE ratio formula)?

You can calculate the P/E ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months earnings per share(EPS). As of today (Feb 23, 2024), Berkley W R's stock price is $85.31. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Dec 2023 is $5.1. Therefore, Berkley W R's price to earnings ratio for today is 16.73. PE RATIO(16.73) = STOCK PRICE($85.31) / TTM EPS($5.1)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.