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 most optimistic price target was 94, which equates to a potential upside of 16.7 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 69, implying potential capital losses of -14.34 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -15.46 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -15.91 percent. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of EVR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 18.91 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of EVR is 1.04.

In the last 52-weeks, EVR has achieved a high of 83.30 and a low of 47.31. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 70.26 percent, and 3.3 percent below the 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 market cap of EVR is $3.6 billion. EVR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.