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W.R. Berkley
Fastest Growing Rank: 69 (2004 rank: 33)
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Address: 475 Steamboat Rd., Greenwich, CT 6830
Phone: 203-629-3000
Website: http://www.wrbc.com
Comment:
Property insurer, in the eye of four hurricanes last year, didn't blink.
Revenues 4,593.5 34 70
Net income 443.5 - -
Total return - 31 70
Earnings per share - 94 40
As of 8/10/2005 $36.51
% increase from 8/10/2004 36%
Beat the S&P 500* YES
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 10
From the September 5, 2005 Issue
Notes:
*The S&P 500 gained 8.3% over this period.
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