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W. R. Berkley Corp (WRB.N)

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W. R. Berkley declares dividend, increases share repurchase authorization
Tuesday, 8 Aug 2017 09:01pm EDT 

Aug 9 (Reuters) - W. R. Berkley Corp -:W. R. Berkley Corporation declares dividend and increases share repurchase authorization.W. R. Berkley Corp - ‍has increased company's share repurchase authorization back to its previous level of 10 million shares of common stock​.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley reports Q2 earnings per share $0.85
Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 04:01pm EDT 

July 25 (Reuters) - W. R. Berkley Corp :W. R. Berkley corporation reports second quarter results.Q2 earnings per share $0.85.Q2 earnings per share view $0.76 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Qtrly net premiums written $1.56 billion versus $1.64 billion.Qtrly total revenues $1.85 billion versus $1.86 billion.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley Corporation announces sale of real estate investment
Thursday, 6 Jul 2017 09:11am EDT 

July 6 (Reuters) - W. R. Berkley Corp ::W. R. Berkley Corporation announces sale of real estate investment.W. R. Berkley Corp - estimates q3 gain of approximately $120 million as result of sale.W. R. Berkley - ‍pre-tax gain of approximately $120 million is in addition to approximately $22 million in pre-tax earnings related to property in prior years​.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley announces formantion of two independent operating units
Wednesday, 7 Jun 2017 09:19am EDT 

June 7 (Reuters) - W. R. Berkley Corp :Formation of two independent operating units, Berkley Entertainment & Sports and Berkley Environmental.W. R. Berkley Corp - berkley entertainment & sports will continue to be led by cindy broschart.W. R. Berkley Corp - berkley environmental will remain under direction of kenneth berger, president of berkley environmental.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley reports Q1 earnings per share $0.96
Monday, 24 Apr 2017 04:01pm EDT 

April 24 (Reuters) - W. R. Berkley Corp : :W. R. Berkley Corporation reports first quarter results.Q1 earnings per share $0.96.Q1 earnings per share view $0.88 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.W. R. Berkley Corp - qtrly gross premiums written $1.94 billion versus $1.96 billion.W. R. Berkley Corp - qtrly net premiums written $1.65 billion versus $1.66 billion.W. R. Berkley Corp - Q1 reflected competitive climate in insurance industry.W. R. Berkley Corp - market conditions remain challenging, particularly in reinsurance segment.W. R. Berkley Corp - underwriting results in quarter were favorable as catastrophe losses remained consistent with comparable period in prior years.W. R. Berkley Corp - qtrly net premiums earned $1.57 billion versus $1.53 billion.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley Q4 earnings per share $1.20
Tuesday, 31 Jan 2017 04:01pm EST 

W. R. Berkley Corp : W. R. Berkley corporation reports fourth quarter results . Q4 earnings per share $1.20 . Q4 earnings per share view $0.78 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Qtrly net premiums written $1.51 billion versus $1.50 billion .Qtrly operating earnings per share $0.82.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley Corporation Forms Berkley Transactional
Tuesday, 6 Sep 2016 10:19am EDT 

W. R. Berkley Corp :Formation of Berkley Transactional As A Division Of Berkley Professional Liability Underwriters.  Full Article

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

Fitch Affirms W. R. Berkley's Ratings; Outlook Stable

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) CHICAGO, August 25 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed all ratings for W. R. Berkley Corporation (Berkley) and its related property/casualty operating subsidiaries. These ratings include Berkley's 'BBB+' senior debt rating and 'A+' (Strong) Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) ratings. A complete list of rating actions follows at the end of this release. The Rating Outlook is Stable. KEY RATING DRIVERS Fitch's rating affirmation reflects Ber