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€44.81
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€44.57
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52 Week High
02/27/15 - €44.81
52 Week Low
03/13/14 - €28.58
Market Cap
5.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
0.0
EPS TTM
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Shares Outstanding
125.8M
EX-Date
03/17/15
P/E TM
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Dividend
€0.44
Dividend Yield
2.52%
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wr berkley corp (WR1) Details

W. R. Berkley Corporation, an insurance holding company, operates as commercial lines writers primarily in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Insurance-Domestic, Insurance-International, and Reinsurance-Global. The Insurance-Domestic segment underwrites risks associated with specialty lines of business, including premises operations, commercial automobile, property, products liability, and professional liability lines. It also provides insurance products and services to small-to-mid-sized businesses, and state and local governmental entities primarily in 45 states and the District of Columbia; insurance products, analytical tools, and risk management services, such as loss control and claims management that enable clients to select their risk tolerance and manage it appropriately; and services comprising claims, administrative, and consulting services. This segment specializes in insuring, reinsuring, and administering self-insurance programs and other alternative risk transfer mechanisms for clients, such as commercial and governmental entity employers, employer groups, insurers, and other groups or entities seeking ways to manage their exposure to risks. The Reinsurance-Global segment offers other insurance companies and self-insureds with assistance in managing their net risk through reinsurance on a portfolio basis through treaty reinsurance or on an individual basis through facultative reinsurance. The Insurance-International segment underwrites specialty, casualty, property, automobile, group life and health and workers' compensation, professional indemnity, directors’ and officers’ liability, medical malpractice, general liability, personal accident and travel, engineering and construction, and surety lines of business in approximately 40 countries. W. R. Berkley Corporation was founded in 1967 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.

7,521 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/15
Founded in 1967

wr berkley corp (WR1) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Member ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
President, Chief Operating Officer, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $850.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $989.0K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Se...
Total Annual Compensation: $605.0K
Senior Vice President of Investments
Total Annual Compensation: $605.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

wr berkley corp (WR1) Key Developments

W. R. Berkley Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on April 1, 2015

W. R. Berkley Corporation announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of 11 cents per share to be paid on April 1, 2015 to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 19, 2015.

W. R. Berkley Corporation Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014

W. R. Berkley Corporation reported consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net premiums written of $1,455,909,000 against $1,357,684,000 a year ago. Net premiums earned were $1,502,357,000 against $1,383,041,000 a year ago. Total revenues were $1,784,428,000 against $1,696,679,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $162,704,000 against $181,726,000 a year ago. Net income to common stockholders was $110,711,000 or $0.83 per diluted share against $130,379,000 or $0.93 per diluted share a year ago. Cash flow from operations was $78,297,000 against $193,103,000 a year ago. Return on equity was 10.2% against 12.1% a year ago. For the year, the company reported net premiums written of $5,996,947,000 against $5,500,173,000 a year ago. Net premiums earned were $5,744,418,000 against $5,226,537,000 a year ago. Total revenues were $7,128,928,000 against $6,408,534,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $952,196,000 against $698,888,000 a year ago. Net income to common stockholders was $648,884,000 or $4.86 per diluted share against $499,925,000 or $3.55 per diluted share a year ago. Cash flow from operations was $724,083,000 against $819,798,000 a year ago. Book value per share was $36.21 against $32.79 a year ago. Tangible book value per share was $34.72 against $31.74 a year ago. Return on equity was 15.0% against 11.6% a year ago.

W.R. Berkley Corporation Presents at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch 2015 Insurance Conference, Feb-12-2015 01:45 PM

W.R. Berkley Corporation Presents at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch 2015 Insurance Conference, Feb-12-2015 01:45 PM. Venue: The New York Palace, New York, New York, United States. Speakers: William Robert Berkley, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Member of Executive Committee, William Robert Berkley, President, Chief Operating Officer, Director and Member of Executive Committee.

 

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