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.

EVR was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 94, implying a possible profit of 16.7 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 69, implying a possible loss of -14.34 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain 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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -4.52 percent. 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. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

EVR has an estimated earnings growth rate of 18.91 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, 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.

EVR has traded between a high of 83.30 and a low of 47.31 over the past year. Currently the stock is 70.26 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 3.3 percent. EVR has a P/E 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.