Technical Analysis for WRB - W.R. Berkley Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade A 74.74 0.78% 0.58
WRB closed up 0.78 percent on Friday, April 20, 2018, on 79 percent of normal volume. The bulls were able to push the stock to a new 52-week high. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.

Earnings due: Apr 24

Trend Table & Recent Alerts
ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Weak or Absent Up Up Up
See historical WRB trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Apr 20 New 52 Week Closing High Bullish 0.00%
Apr 20 New 52 Week High Strength 0.00%
Apr 20 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Apr 19 Stochastic Sell Signal Bearish 0.78%
Apr 19 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.78%
Apr 18 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.86%
Apr 17 New 52 Week High Strength 0.59%
Apr 17 Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength 0.59%
Apr 17 Wide Bands Range Expansion 0.59%
Apr 17 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.59%

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Basic chart:
W. R. Berkley Corporation, an insurance holding company, operates as commercial lines writers primarily in the United States. The company operates in five segments: Specialty, Regional, Alternative Markets, Reinsurance, and International. The Specialty segment underwrites risks within the excess and surplus lines market, including premises operations, commercial automobile, property, products liability, and professional liability lines. The Regional segment provides insurance products and services to small-to-mid-sized businesses, and state and local governmental entities primarily in 45 states and the District of Columbia. The Alternative Markets segment offers insurance products, analytical tools, and risk management services, including loss control and claims management that enable clients to select their risk tolerance and manage it appropriately. This segment specializes in insuring, reinsuring, and administering self-insurance programs and other alternative risk transfer mechanisms for clients, such as commercial and governmental entity employers, employer groups, insurers, and other groups or entities seeking ways to manage their exposure to risks. In addition, this segment provides various services, including claims, administrative and consulting services. The Reinsurance segment offers 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. The International segment underwrites specialty, casualty, property, automobile, group life and health, workers' compensation, professional indemnity, directors' and officers' liability, medical malpractice, general liability, personal accident and travel, engineering and construction, and surety lines of business in approximately 40 countries. The company was founded in 1967 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Is WRB a Buy, Sell or Hold?
Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength
Summary: Counts: 3 bullish, 0 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 74.83
52 Week Low 61.2878
Average Volume 412,373
200-Day Moving Average 68.8401
50-Day Moving Average 71.0721
20-Day Moving Average 72.8555
10-Day Moving Average 73.563
Average True Range 1.135
ADX 11.73
+DI 21.65
-DI 14.66
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 71.425
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 73.385
Upper Bollinger Band 75.1022
Lower Bollinger Band 70.6088
Percent B (%b) 0.92
BandWidth 6.167551
MACD Line 0.8663
MACD Signal Line 0.7402
MACD Histogram 0.1261
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 9.07 Billion
Num Shares 121 Million
EPS 4.71
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 15.87
Price-to-Sales 1.11
Price-to-Book 1.62
PEG Ratio 30.38
Dividend 0.56
Dividend Yield 0.75%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 75.94
Resistance 3 (R3) 75.84 75.33 75.74
Resistance 2 (R2) 75.33 75.03 75.39 75.67
Resistance 1 (R1) 75.04 74.84 75.19 75.14 75.61
Pivot Point 74.53 74.53 74.61 74.59 74.53
Support 1 (S1) 74.24 74.23 74.39 74.34 73.87
Support 2 (S2) 73.73 74.04 73.79 73.81
Support 3 (S3) 73.44 73.73 73.74
Support 4 (S4) 73.54