CenturyLink (CTL), which is an American telecommunications company, was the S&P 500’s second-best performer on Thursday.
EQT (EQT), a petroleum and natural gas exploration and pipeline company, was the S&P 500’s top gainer on Thursday.
The S&P 500 (SPX-INDEX) started this week on a stronger note and gained in the first four trading days of the week.
PepsiCo (PEP) was one of the S&P 500’s top losers on February 14. PepsiCo opened the day lower and declined to five-month low price levels.
HCP (HCP) was among the S&P 500’s top losers on February 14. On Wednesday, HCP opened lower and declined to 52-week low price levels.
Biogen, which is an American multinational biotechnology company, was the S&P 500’s top loser on February 14.
Alexion Pharmaceuticals was among the S&P 500’s top performers on Wednesday. The company surged to two-week high price levels.
Interpublic Group of Companies (IPG) was the S&P 500’s second-best performer on Wednesday. The company started this week on a stronger note.
Chipotle Mexican Grill was the S&P 500’s top performer on Wednesday. The prices regained strength and rose to one-week high price levels.
On February 14, the S&P 500 opened the day lower but regained strength and surged to ten-day high price levels.
The immediate macro trigger for the recent sell-off in US equity markets was the January employment report, which showed solid jobs growth alongside a pick-up in the pace of average hourly earnings growth.
As of February 2018, four of eight analysts covering Evercore stock gave it a “buy” or “strong buy” rating, and the remaining four gave it a “hold.”
Evercore (EVR) stock has risen 24% over the past six months and 20.6% over the past year.
Evercore (EVR) has been very committed to rewarding its shareholders in the form of dividends as well as buybacks.
Evercore generated 25% of its fees from its technology, media, and telecom sector, 20% from its energy sector, and 17% from its financials sector in 4Q17.
Evercore’s (EVR) investment management revenue in 4Q17 fell 26% to $13.2 million compared to $18 million in 4Q16.
Evercore’s (EVR) investment banking segment reported net revenues of $518.8 million in 4Q17 compared to $427.4 million in 3Q16.
Evercore’s (EVR) revenues were $540 million in 4Q17, or 21% higher than 4Q16. Revenues of $1.7 billion for 2017 was 18% higher than 2016.
Henry Schein (HSIC), which is a distributor of healthcare products and services, was among the S&P 500’s top losers on February 13.
Brighthouse Financial, which is a major provider of annuities and life insurance in the US, was the S&P 500’s top loser on February 13.