W. R. Berkley Corporation (WRB: Quote) reported second-quarter net income of $108.8 million or $0.76 per share, up from $82.2 million or $0.56 per share in the comparable quarter last year.
Operating income for the quarter was $93.0 million or $0.65 per share, compared to $67.8 million or $0.46 per share in the year-ago quarter.
On average, 14 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to earn $0.62 per share for the quarter. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.
Total revenues for the latest quarter rose to $1.41 billion from $1.27 billion a year ago. Four analysts expected revenues of $1.36 billion for the quarter.
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by RTT Staff Writer
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