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W.R. Berkley
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$55.79
2.5%

Market Cap: 14.3B

 

About: W.R. Berkley is an insurance holding company with a host of subsidiaries that primarily underwrite 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.

Employees: 8,186

0
Funds holding %
of 6,702 funds
0
Analysts bullish %
of 19 analysts
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News positive %
of 7 articles

Fund manager confidence

Based on 2024 Q1 SEC filings by fund managers ($100M+ AUM)

74.32% more ownership

Funds ownership: 68.34% [Q4 2023] → 142.66% (+74.32%) [Q1 2024]

59% more first-time investments, than exits

New positions opened: 97 | Existing positions closed: 61

50% more funds holding in top 10

Funds holding in top 10: 10 [Q4 2023] → 15 (+5) [Q1 2024]

24% more capital invested

Capital invested by funds: $12.4B [Q4 2023] → $15.4B (+$2.97B) [Q1 2024]

5% more funds holding

Funds holding: 704 [Q4 2023] → 740 (+36) [Q1 2024]

3% more repeat investments, than reductions

Existing positions increased: 262 | Existing positions reduced: 254

28% less call options, than puts

Call options by funds: $13.9M | Put options by funds: $19.2M

Research analyst outlook

19 Wall Street Analysts provided 1 year price forecasts over the past 6 months

Low target
$53
6%
downside
Avg. target
$63
12%
upside
High target
$103
85%
upside

19 analyst ratings

positive
47%
10 neutral
53%
negative
0%
RBC Capital
Scott Heleniak
54%upside
$86
Sector Perform
Reiterated
1 Jul 2024
TD Cowen
Andrew Kilgerman
85%upside
$103
Buy
Initiated
1 Jul 2024
Goldman Sachs
Alex Scott
1%downside
$55.33
Neutral
Downgraded
13 Jun 2024
Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
Meyer Shields
3%upside
$57.33
Market Perform
Maintained
3 May 2024
RBC Capital
Scott Heleniak
3%upside
$57.33
Sector Perform
Maintained
24 Apr 2024

Financial journalist opinion

Based on 7 articles about WRB published over the past 30 days