W. R. Berkley Corporation

NYSE:WRB Stock Report

Market Cap: US$20.3b

W. R. Berkley Past Earnings Performance

Past criteria checks 5/6

W. R. Berkley has been growing earnings at an average annual rate of 21.9%, while the Insurance industry saw earnings growing at 8.4% annually. Revenues have been growing at an average rate of 11.2% per year. W. R. Berkley's return on equity is 19.6%, and it has net margins of 12.2%.

Key information

21.9%

Earnings growth rate

22.9%

EPS growth rate

Insurance Industry Growth8.0%
Revenue growth rate11.2%
Return on equity19.6%
Net Margin12.2%
Last Earnings Update31 Mar 2024

Recent past performance updates

Recent updates

There's No Escaping W. R. Berkley Corporation's (NYSE:WRB) Muted Earnings

Apr 25
There's No Escaping W. R. Berkley Corporation's (NYSE:WRB) Muted Earnings

W. R. Berkley: Good Global Insurer, Needs A Better Price

Mar 28

W. R. Berkley: Shares Fully Valued Amid A Favorable Macro Environment

Jan 10

W. R. Berkley (NYSE:WRB) Ticks All The Boxes When It Comes To Earnings Growth

Dec 18
W. R. Berkley (NYSE:WRB) Ticks All The Boxes When It Comes To Earnings Growth

W. R. Berkley: Solid Q3 Results Should Support Shares

Oct 24

W. R. Berkley Corporation: Strong ROE, Valuation Not So Much

Sep 13

W. R. Berkley: Poor Momentum Offsets The Value Case For Now

Jun 15

W.R. Berkley declares $0.10 dividend

Feb 24

Here's Why We Think W. R. Berkley (NYSE:WRB) Is Well Worth Watching

Feb 22
Here's Why We Think W. R. Berkley (NYSE:WRB) Is Well Worth Watching

W.R. Berkley Non-GAAP EPS of $1.16 beats by $0.07, revenue of $2.43B misses by $80M

Jan 26

W.R. Berkley declares $0.10 dividend

Dec 09

If EPS Growth Is Important To You, W. R. Berkley (NYSE:WRB) Presents An Opportunity

Nov 21
If EPS Growth Is Important To You, W. R. Berkley (NYSE:WRB) Presents An Opportunity

W.R. Berkley Q3 2022 Earnings Preview

Oct 21

W. R. Berkley Corporation declares $0.10 dividend

Sep 14

Is Now The Time To Put W. R. Berkley (NYSE:WRB) On Your Watchlist?

Aug 14
Is Now The Time To Put W. R. Berkley (NYSE:WRB) On Your Watchlist?

W.R. Berkley Q2 2022 Earnings Preview

Jul 20

W. R. Berkley: A Founder-Operated Gem

Jul 07

Does W. R. Berkley (NYSE:WRB) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

May 15
Does W. R. Berkley (NYSE:WRB) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

W. R. Berkley Leveraging A Hard Market To Refuel For Growth

Mar 11

I Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And W. R. Berkley (NYSE:WRB) Passed With Ease

Jan 31
I Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And W. R. Berkley (NYSE:WRB) Passed With Ease

With EPS Growth And More, W. R. Berkley (NYSE:WRB) Is Interesting

Oct 25
With EPS Growth And More, W. R. Berkley (NYSE:WRB) Is Interesting

W. R. Berkley Reaping A Red-Hot P&C Market

Jul 31

Here's Why We Think W. R. Berkley Corporation's (NYSE:WRB) CEO Compensation Looks Fair for the time being

Jun 09
Here's Why We Think W. R. Berkley Corporation's (NYSE:WRB) CEO Compensation Looks Fair for the time being

W. R. Berkley appoints new head for W. R. Berkley Syndicate Management

Feb 04

Did You Participate In Any Of W. R. Berkley's (NYSE:WRB) Fantastic 129% Return ?

Jan 13
Did You Participate In Any Of W. R. Berkley's (NYSE:WRB) Fantastic 129% Return ?

W.R. Berkley sees $105M gain on sale of real estate investment

Dec 31

W.R. Berkley partners with alternative capital sources in new reinsurance unit

Dec 28

Revenue & Expenses Breakdown

How W. R. Berkley makes and spends money. Based on latest reported earnings, on an LTM basis.


Earnings and Revenue History

NYSE:WRB Revenue, expenses and earnings (USD Millions)
DateRevenueEarningsG+A ExpensesR&D Expenses
31 Mar 2412,5051,530450
31 Dec 2312,1431,381440
30 Sep 2311,9351,366400
30 Jun 2311,6291,262410
31 Mar 2311,1461,085430
31 Dec 2211,1661,381430
30 Sep 2210,7311,293430
30 Jun 2210,4311,326440
31 Mar 2210,2141,384430
31 Dec 219,4551,022440
30 Sep 219,1901,040460
30 Jun 218,805931450
31 Mar 218,445765440
31 Dec 208,099531440
30 Sep 207,763338440
30 Jun 207,688351440
31 Mar 207,776497440
31 Dec 197,902682440
30 Sep 197,878695790
30 Jun 197,850692680
31 Mar 197,737655570
31 Dec 187,692641460
30 Sep 187,67566300
30 Jun 187,76866300
31 Mar 187,70659200
31 Dec 177,685549530
30 Sep 177,72154700
30 Jun 177,71060600
31 Mar 177,71760600
31 Dec 167,65460200
30 Sep 167,49455900
30 Jun 167,33549100
31 Mar 167,26950500
31 Dec 157,20650400
30 Sep 157,18050500
30 Jun 157,15954100
31 Mar 157,16759800
31 Dec 147,12964900
30 Sep 147,04166900
30 Jun 146,83561700
31 Mar 146,60955300
31 Dec 136,40950000
30 Sep 136,32053500
30 Jun 136,10749900

Quality Earnings: WRB has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: WRB's current net profit margins (12.2%) are higher than last year (9.7%).


Free Cash Flow vs Earnings Analysis


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: WRB's earnings have grown significantly by 21.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: WRB's earnings growth over the past year (41%) exceeds its 5-year average (21.9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: WRB earnings growth over the past year (41%) exceeded the Insurance industry 39.2%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: WRB's Return on Equity (19.6%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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