Technical Analysis for WRB - W.R. Berkley Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade B 68.77 0.47% 0.32
WRB closed up 0.47 percent on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, on approximately normal volume. 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: Oct 24

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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Oct 18 Expansion Breakout Bullish Swing Setup 0.00%
Oct 17 200 DMA Support Bullish 0.47%
Oct 16 Upside 200 DMA Break Bullish 0.82%
Oct 16 Stochastic Reached Overbought Other 0.82%
Oct 11 NR7 Range Contraction 2.20%

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Profile
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
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Summary: Counts: 3 bullish, 0 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicators
Indicator Value
52 Week High 72.4936
52 Week Low 54.9374
Average Volume 398,002
200-Day Moving Average 68.0168
50-Day Moving Average 66.6732
20-Day Moving Average 67.11
10-Day Moving Average 67.728
Average True Range 0.832
ADX 23.25
+DI 27.19
-DI 10.46
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 66.664
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 67.406
Upper Bollinger Band 68.9368
Lower Bollinger Band 65.2832
Percent B (%b) 0.95
BandWidth 5.444196
MACD Line 0.526
MACD Signal Line 0.3443
MACD Histogram 0.1817
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 8.34 Billion
Num Shares 121 Million
EPS 4.71
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 14.60
Price-to-Sales 1.07
Price-to-Book 1.55
PEG Ratio 16.22
Dividend 0.56
Dividend Yield 0.81%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 70.33
Resistance 3 (R3) 70.29 69.72 70.07
Resistance 2 (R2) 69.72 69.33 69.75 69.98
Resistance 1 (R1) 69.25 69.08 69.49 69.29 69.90
Pivot Point 68.68 68.68 68.80 68.71 68.68
Support 1 (S1) 68.21 68.29 68.45 68.25 67.64
Support 2 (S2) 67.64 68.04 67.67 67.56
Support 3 (S3) 67.17 67.64 67.47
Support 4 (S4) 67.21