Analyst Ratings for Evercore Partners Inc. Cl A (EVR)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Evercore Partners Inc. Cl A (NYSE:EVR) by analysts covering the stock. EVR had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

Of the 10 analysts covering the stock, 3 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 7 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 3. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for EVR by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 94, implying a possible profit of 16.7 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 69, which equates to a potential downside of -14.34 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -15.46 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -15.91 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -4.52 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -4.22 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of EVR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 18.91 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. EVR has a PEG ratio of 1.04.

In the last 52-weeks, EVR has achieved a high of 83.30 and a low of 47.31. Currently the stock is 70.26 percent higher than its low, and 3.3 percent lower than its 52-week high. EVR has a price/earnings ratio of 19.68. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The EVR value stock report compares EVR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.6 billion. EVR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.