W.R. Berkley Corporation  

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-0.03 (-0.07%)
Apr 17 - Close
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Range 41.33 - 41.70
52 week 37.82 - 45.06
Open 41.43
Vol / Avg. 274,893.00/542,819.00
Mkt cap 5.32B
P/E 11.66
Div/yield 0.10/0.97
EPS 3.55
Shares 128.54M
Beta 0.56
Inst. own 75%
May 20, 2014
W. R. Berkley Corporation Annual Shareholder Meeting - 1:00PM EDT - Add to calendar
Apr 23, 2014
Q1 2014 W. R. Berkley Corporation Earnings Conference Call - 8:30AM EDT - Add to calendar
Apr 22, 2014
Q1 2014 W. R. Berkley Corporation Earnings Release - 4:00PM EDT - Add to calendar
Feb 12, 2014
W. R. Berkley Corporation at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Insurance Conference
Jan 29, 2014
Q4 2013 W. R. Berkley Corporation Earnings Conference Call
Jan 28, 2014
Q4 2013 W. R. Berkley Corporation Earnings Release
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Key stats and ratios

Q4 (Dec '13) 2013
Net profit margin 7.98% 7.88%
Operating margin 10.71% 10.91%
EBITD margin - 29.90%
Return on average assets 2.64% 2.48%
Return on average equity 12.02% 11.57%
Employees 7,247 -
CDP Score - -


475 Steamboat Road
United States - Map
+1-203-6293000 (Phone)
+1-203-6293073 (Fax)

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External links

Analyst Estimates - MarketWatch
SEC Filings - EDGAR Online
Major Holders - MSN Money


W. R. Berkley Corporation (W. R. Berkley) is an insurance holding company. W. R. Berkley operates in the four segments of the property casualty insurance business: Specialty, Regional, Alternative Markets, Reinsurance and International. Specialty includes excess and surplus lines and admitted specialty lines. Regional include commercial lines property casualty. Alternative Markets include excess workers' compensation, monoline workers' compensation, accident and health, and insurance services. Reinsurance, on both a facultative and treaty basis and participating in business written through Lloyd's of London. International business includes selected regions throughout the world. In June 2011, it announced the formation of Berkley Technology Underwriters, LLC. In April 2012, it formed Berkley Public Entity Managers, LLC. In May 2012, the Company formed a marine division of its Berkley Offshore Underwriting Managers operating unit.

Officers and directors

William R. Berkley Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
Age: 67
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
W. Robert Berkley Jr. President, Chief Operating Officer, Director
Age: 40
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Eugene G. Ballard Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
Age: 60
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
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Ira S. Lederman Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
Age: 59
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
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James G Shiel Senior Vice President - Investments
Age: 53
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Jonathan M. Levine Chief Marketing Officer, Vice President
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Christopher L. Augostini Independent Director
Age: 48
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Ronald E. Blaylock Independent Director
Age: 53
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Mark E. Brockbank Independent Director
Age: 61
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
George G. Daly Ph.D. Independent Director
Age: 72
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters