Edition:
United States

W. R. Berkley Corp (WRB.N)

WRB.N on New York Stock Exchange

58.19USD
4:03pm EDT
Change (% chg)

$-0.47 (-0.80%)
Prev Close
$58.66
Open
$58.48
Day's High
$58.59
Day's Low
$58.18
Volume
205,942
Avg. Vol
146,311
52-wk High
$60.02
52-wk Low
$47.55

Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

W. R. Berkley Q2 earnings per share $0.85
Monday, 25 Jul 2016 04:01pm EDT 

W. R. Berkley Corp : Qtrly net premiums earned $1.56 billion versus $1.49 billion . W. R. Berkley Corporation reports second quarter results . Q2 earnings per share $0.85 . Q2 earnings per share view $0.77 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . "Remain optimistic about second half of 2016" .Qtrly combined ratio was 92.3% before catastrophe losses and 94.9% after catastrophe losses.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley announces sale of Aero Precision, other related businesses
Monday, 18 Jul 2016 09:00am EDT 

W. R. Berkley Corp : W. R. Berkley Corp announces sale of wholly-owned investment . Expects to realize a pre-tax gain of approximately $130 million on sale . Sale is expected to close in Q3 of 2016 .To sell a wholly-owned investment, Aero Precision Industries, and certain related aviation services businesses.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley increases cash dividend to an annual rate of 52 cents/share
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 03:06pm EDT 

W. R. Berkley Corp : To increase cash dividend to an annual rate of 52 cents per share, representing an 8% increase .W. R. Berkley Corp increases dividend 8%.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley - Richard M. Baio named CFO
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 12:55pm EDT 

W. R. Berkley Corp : W. R. Berkley corporation appoints senior executives . Says Richard M. Baio has been named senior vice president and Chief Financial Officer . Says Baio succeeds Eugene G. Ballard .Says Eugene G. Ballard, will continue to have oversight responsibility of finance, actuarial, data management departments.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley corporation prices of $290 mln of 5.75% subordinated debentures due 2056
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 04:01pm EDT 

W. R. Berkley Corp :W. R. Berkley corporation announces pricing of $290 million of 5.75% subordinated debentures due 2056.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley announces formation of Berkley Insurance Asia
Wednesday, 11 May 2016 03:05pm EDT 

W. R. Berkley Corp :Announced formation of Berkley Insurance Asia; Shasi Gangadharan named CEO, Aaron Yip named COO of Berkley Insurance Asia.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley Corp declares dividend
Thursday, 5 Nov 2015 02:58pm EST 

W. R. Berkley Corp:Declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of 12 cents per share to be paid on December 17, 2015 to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 1, 2015.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley Corporation Declares Dividend
Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015 01:31am EDT 

W. R. Berkley Corporation:Has declares a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of 12 cents per share to be paid on Oct. 1 to stockholders of record at the close of business on Sep. 8.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley Corp continues succession plan
Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015 12:26pm EDT 

W. R. Berkley Corp:Continues succession plan.Says william r. berkley appointed chairman of the board.Says on October 31, 2015, W. Robert Berkley, Jr. will assume the role of chief executive officer.Founder and current chairman and CEO, William R. Berkley, will become executive chairman on October 31, 2015.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley Corp increases dividend 9% and increases share repurchase authorization
Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 03:14pm EDT 

W. R. Berkley Corp:Board has voted to increase cash dividend to an annual rate of 48 cents per share, representing a 9% increase.Says first quarterly dividend at the new rate of 12 cents per share will be paid on July 1 to stockholders of record date as on June 15.  Full Article

BRIEF-W. R. Berkley Q2 earnings per share $0.85

* Qtrly net premiums earned $1.56 billion versus $1.49 billion