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WR Berkley Corp WRB

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Better Pricing Leads to Better Results for W.R. Berkley in Second Quarter

Brett Horn, CFA Senior Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

| Brett Horn, CFA |

W.R. Berkley reported a strong second quarter, as the company continues to leverage a harder pricing market. We see the annualized ROE of 15% as an example of the better returns the narrow-moat franchise can generate in the current environment. We will maintain our $68 fair value estimate.

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Company Profile

Business Description

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

Contact
475 Steamboat Road
Greenwich, CT, 06830
T +1 203 629-3000
Sector Financial Services
Industry Insurance - Property & Casualty
Most Recent Earnings Jun 30, 2021
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2021
Stock Type Slow Growth
Employees 7,495

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