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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for EVR. The highest price target was 94, implying a possible profit of 16.7 percent. The minimum price target given was 69, implying potential capital losses 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -15.46 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -15.91 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -4.52 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -4.22 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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, 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. EVR has a PEG ratio of 1.04.

In the trailing 52-weeks, EVR hit 83.30 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 47.31. Today's price is 70.26 percent above the 52-week low, 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.