NYSE:WRB (USA) Also trade in: Germany

WR Berkley Corp

$ 61.58 -0.65 (-1.04%)
Volume: 708,003 Avg Vol (1m): 513,511
Market Cap $: 11.28 Bil Enterprise Value $: 12.82 Bil
P/E (TTM): 18.15 P/B: 2.04
Earnings Power Value -10.25
Net Current Asset Value 0
Tangible Book 29
Projected FCF 61.5
Median P/S Value 41.26
Graham Number 47.1
Peter Lynch Value 0
DCF (FCF Based) 37.81
DCF (Earnings Based) 53.52
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 4/10

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is . It is based on these factors
1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.
A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.34
Cash-To-Debt ranked lower than
81.82% of 132 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 10000, Med: 2.82, Min: 0.01
WRB: 0.34
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0.41, Max: 5.86
Current: 0.34
0
5.86
Equity-to-Asset 0.23
Equity-to-Asset ranked lower than
62.88% of 132 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 0.95, Med: 0.25, Min: 0.03
WRB: 0.23
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.12, Med: 0.21, Max: 0.28
Current: 0.23
0.12
0.28
Debt-to-Equity 0.48
Debt-to-Equity ranked lower than
85.54% of 83 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 15.91, Med: 9999, Min: 0.01
WRB: 0.48
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.12, Med: 0.46, Max: 0.73
Current: 0.48
0.12
0.73
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.48
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
71.79% of 78 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 36.7, Med: 1.62, Min: 0.03
WRB: 2.48
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.1, Med: 2.29, Max: 2.91
Current: 2.48
2.1
2.91
Beneish M-Score -2.53
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 11.3%
WACC 6.45%

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Net Margin % 8.41
Net Margin ranked higher than
57.89% of 133 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 94.29, Med: 6.25, Min: -370.67
WRB: 8.41
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.97, Med: 8.14, Max: 9.9
Current: 8.41
6.97
9.9
ROE % 11.90
ROE ranked higher than
60.90% of 133 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 55.81, Med: 8.75, Min: -77.05
WRB: 11.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.31, Med: 11.69, Max: 14.54
Current: 11.9
9.31
14.54
ROA % 2.63
ROA ranked higher than
55.64% of 133 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 17.69, Med: 2.09, Min: -17.18
WRB: 2.63
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.85, Med: 2.51, Max: 3.07
Current: 2.63
1.85
3.07
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 4.40
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked lower than
62.70% of 126 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 456.8, Med: 6.3, Min: -30.7
WRB: 4.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -0.1, Med: 11.7, Max: 24.3
Current: 4.9
-0.1
24.3
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate 5.10
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked lower than
57.14% of 112 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 210.7, Med: 1.7, Min: -149.7
WRB: 5.6
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 10, Max: 63.6
Current: 5.6
0
63.6
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate 8.90
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked lower than
57.55% of 106 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 431.5, Med: 1.5, Min: -100
WRB: 8.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 3.3, Max: 84.4
Current: 8.9
0
84.4

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Business Description

Industry Insurance - Property & Casualty » Insurance - Property & Casualty    NAICS : 524126    SIC : 6331
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Traded in other countries WR1.Germany
Address 475 Steamboat Road, Greenwich, CT, USA, 06830
W.R. Berkley is an insurance holding company with a host of subsidiaries that primarily write commercial casualty insurance. The firm specializes in niche products that include various excess and surplus lines, workers' compensation insurance, self-insurance consulting, reinsurance, and regional commercial lines for small and midsize businesses.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 18.15
PE Ratio ranked higher than
51.79% of 112 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 1755, Med: 17.27, Min: 2.89
WRB: 18.15
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.51, Med: 12.82, Max: 60.47
Current: 18.15
6.51
60.47
Forward PE Ratio 23.70
Forward P/E ranked lower than
75.56% of 45 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 123.46, Med: 14.79, Min: 7.05
WRB: 23.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 18.15
PE without NRI ranked higher than
52.68% of 112 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 1755, Med: 17.6, Min: 2.89
WRB: 18.15
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.51, Med: 12.82, Max: 60.47
Current: 18.15
6.51
60.47
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 13.69
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked higher than
70.24% of 84 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 3633.33, Med: 11.52, Min: 2.34
WRB: 13.69
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.11, Med: 7.5, Max: 117.53
Current: 13.69
3.11
117.53
PB Ratio 2.04
PB Ratio ranked lower than
60.15% of 133 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 11.38, Med: 1.43, Min: 0.08
WRB: 2.04
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.98, Med: 1.38, Max: 2.08
Current: 2.04
0.98
2.08
PS Ratio 1.52
PS Ratio ranked higher than
51.88% of 133 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 38.05, Med: 1.22, Min: 0.09
WRB: 1.52
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.64, Med: 1.02, Max: 1.53
Current: 1.52
0.64
1.53
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 17.48
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
65.91% of 88 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 621.88, Med: 12.17, Min: 0.47
WRB: 17.48
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.39, Med: 9.31, Max: 22.73
Current: 17.48
2.39
22.73
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 16.52
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
59.18% of 98 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 1058.33, Med: 10.59, Min: 0.46
WRB: 16.52
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.27, Med: 8.68, Max: 19.43
Current: 16.52
2.27
19.43
EV-to-EBIT 12.92
EV-to-EBIT ranked higher than
58.41% of 113 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 322.99, Med: 12.73, Min: 0.38
WRB: 12.92
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.6, Med: 9.15, Max: 49.6
Current: 12.92
4.6
49.6
EV-to-EBITDA 11.44
EV-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
61.21% of 116 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 182.88, Med: 11.2, Min: 0.33
WRB: 11.44
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.3, Med: 8.1, Max: 27.9
Current: 11.44
4.3
27.9
EV-to-Revenue 1.64
EV-to-Revenue ranked lower than
57.81% of 128 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 27.81, Med: 1.19, Min: 0.01
WRB: 1.64
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.6, Med: 1.2, Max: 1.7
Current: 1.64
0.6
1.7
PEG Ratio 5.06
PEG Ratio ranked lower than
81.25% of 48 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 27.33, Med: 1.32, Min: 0.2
WRB: 5.06
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PEG Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.32, Med: 1.25, Max: 8.26
Current: 5.06
0.32
8.26
Shiller PE Ratio 22.07
Shiller PE Ratio ranked higher than
53.62% of 69 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 433.84, Med: 20.4, Min: 7.01
WRB: 22.07
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 10.73, Med: 14.27, Max: 22.31
Current: 22.07
10.73
22.31

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 0.64
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked lower than
100.00% of 194 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 15.15, Med: 2.98, Min: 0.09
WRB: 0.64
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.64, Med: 0.87, Max: 1.23
Current: 0.64
0.64
1.23
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.12
Dividend Payout Ratio ranked higher than
87.31% of 134 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 4.8, Med: 0.32, Min: 0.02
WRB: 0.12
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
Dividend Payout Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.09, Med: 0.11, Max: 0.13
Current: 0.12
0.09
0.13
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 7.90
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate ranked higher than
51.90% of 79 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 128.9, Med: 8.6, Min: -100
WRB: 7.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.5, Med: 10.4, Max: 19.8
Current: 7.9
0.5
19.8
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.64
Forward Dividend Yield ranked lower than
100.00% of 192 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 17.42, Med: 3.17, Min: 0.09
WRB: 0.64
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 0.97
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked lower than
100.00% of 193 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 112.5, Med: 4.91, Min: 0.09
WRB: 0.97
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.97, Med: 1.31, Max: 1.86
Current: 0.97
0.97
1.86
3-Year Share Buyback Rate 0.50
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked higher than
80.46% of 87 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 21.9, Med: -0.4, Min: -49.5
WRB: 0.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -14.1, Med: 0.9, Max: 7.6
Current: 0.5
-14.1
7.6

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.12
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked higher than
51.94% of 129 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 32.5, Med: 1.7, Min: 0.08
WRB: 2.12
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.91, Med: 1.55, Max: 2.96
Current: 2.12
0.91
2.96
Price-to-Projected-FCF 1.00
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked higher than
63.04% of 92 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 12.4, Med: 0.84, Min: 0.06
WRB: 1
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.18, Med: 0.45, Max: 1.02
Current: 1
0.18
1.02
Price-to-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.15
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) ranked lower than
71.43% of 7 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 2.07, Med: 1.04, Min: 0.33
WRB: 1.15
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.87, Med: 1.02, Max: 1.31
Current: 1.15
0.87
1.31
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.49
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked lower than
58.82% of 119 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 7.15, Med: 1.18, Min: 0.35
WRB: 1.49
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.28, Med: 0.93, Max: 1.51
Current: 1.49
0.28
1.51
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.31
Price-to-Graham-Number ranked higher than
53.00% of 100 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 11.78, Med: 1.17, Min: 0.41
WRB: 1.31
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.64, Med: 0.92, Max: 2.68
Current: 1.31
0.64
2.68
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 7.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked higher than
64.39% of 132 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 263.16, Med: 6.78, Min: -238.1
WRB: 7.75
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 2, Med: 10.95, Max: 21.7
Current: 7.75
2
21.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 7.82
Forward Rate of Return ranked higher than
51.72% of 87 companies
in the Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.
Industry Max: 333.79, Med: 12.52, Min: -44.7
WRB: 7.82
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.8, Med: 18.1, Max: 57.7
Current: 7.82
6.8
57.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 7,784.94
EPS (TTM) $ 3.4
Beta 0.75
Volatility % 17.12
52-Week Range $ 45.91 - 62.35
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 182.27

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details