Hitting 52 Week High, W. R. Berkley Corp (NYSE:WRB) Finishes At $81.51

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W. R. Berkley Corp (NYSE:WRB)

February 13th, 2019
With markets going up W. R. Berkley Corp closed Wednesday up 1.10%, a $0.89 increase to close on $81.51. Furthermore it hit a new 52 week high of $81.61.

WRB outperformed the rest of the Financials sector which went up 0.20% today.

Forecasts from 9 analysts points to the possibility that W. R. Berkley Corp might fall somewhat (-7.44%), while Finbox has calculated (with high uncertainty) a fair value price of $49.95.

Market Sectors

The market sectors were mixed Wednesday with a majority of the sectors trending up. Energy saw the biggest increase of the day (1.29%), while Utilities saw the biggest drop (-0.31%). Industrials has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 15.68%.

Energy saw the biggest turnaround from its 5-day performance of -1.99%, as it went up 1.29%. Utilities saw a turn around from its 5-day performance of 1.76% trading down -0.31%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Energy went up with a 1.29% change.
  • Industrials went up with a 0.63% change.
  • Consumer Discretionary went up with a 0.62% change.
  • Real Estate went up with a 0.58% change.
  • Consumer Staples went up with a 0.25% change.
  • Healthcare went up with a 0.25% change.
  • Financials went up with a 0.20% change.
  • Information Technology went up with a 0.14% change.
  • Materials went up with a 0.10% change.
  • Communication Services went down with a -0.10% change.
  • Utilities went down with a -0.31% change.

W. R. Berkley Corp Info

W. R. Berkley Corporation, an insurance holding company, operates as a commercial lines writer in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Insurance and Reinsurance. The Insurance segment underwrites commercial insurance business, including premises operations, commercial automobile, property, products liability, and professional liability lines. It also provides workers’ compensation, property casualty, general liability, and excess and umbrella coverage insurance products, as well as coverages for technology, ambulatory surgery centers, chiropractors, and concierge physicians; accident and health insurance and reinsurance products; insurance for commercial risks; pollution liability and protective coverages to contractors and owners; and liquor liability and inland marine coverage for small to medium-sized insureds. In addition, this segment offers aviation insurance products; directors and officers, and surety risk products, as well as products for life sciences and travel industries; coverage for excess liability, construction wrap-ups, and completed operations; cyber risk solutions; casualty, group life, and crime-related insurance products; personal lines insurance solutions, including home, condo/co-op, and collectibles; automobile, law enforcement, public officials and educator’s legal, and employment practices liability, as well as incidental medical insurance products; and at-risk and alternative risk insurance program management services. The Reinsurance segment provides 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. W. R. Berkley Corporation was founded in 1967 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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