S&P 500 Stocks Biggest Weekly Changes in Target Price

The following tables show the biggest increases and decreases in analysts’ target price, according to Bloomberg data, for companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index from Aug. 12.

The average target price reflects forecasts for the next 12 months, a period that varies among brokerage firms. The ratings are averaged from the analysts’ recommendations made during the past 12 months with 5 being the highest recommendation.

Target Price Increases
                           Target  # of   Current   Last Wk   Current
Tkr   Company Name          %Chg  Analyst  Target    Target    Rating
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MMI   MOTOROLA MOBILI      35.18    25      36.12     26.72     3.154
STZ   CONSTELLATION-A      10.18     6      22.40     20.33     3.308
NVLS  NOVELLUS SYS          5.30     9      38.56     36.62     3.750
FRX   FOREST LABS INC       5.26    11      40.00     38.00     3.667
MYL   MYLAN INC             3.62     9      27.75     26.78     4.474
PHM   PULTEGROUP INC        2.85     9       7.94      7.72     3.500
CVS   CVS CAREMARK CO       2.83    16      42.47     41.30     4.440
VRSN  VERISIGN INC          2.59    10      40.78     39.75     4.263
EW    EDWARDS LIFE          2.11    14      92.62     90.71     3.897
CNX   CONSOL ENERGY         2.09    20      63.56     62.26     4.519
AMT   AMERICAN TOWER-       2.07    11      62.67     61.40     4.810
CELG  CELGENE CORP          1.86    19      70.11     68.83     4.500
MHS   MEDCO HEALTH SO       1.82     9      69.33     68.09     3.893
ED    CONS EDISON INC       1.81    12      53.45     52.50     2.895
CF    CF INDUSTRIES H       1.76    15     185.14    181.93     4.421
PCS   METROPCS COMMUN       1.71    19      15.47     15.21     3.966
GILD  GILEAD SCIENCES       1.71    16      48.27     47.46     4.533
ESRX  EXPRESS SCRIPT        1.70    16      65.75     64.65     4.607
YHOO  YAHOO! INC            1.53    20      17.88     17.61     3.839
TSN   TYSON FOODS-A         1.52    12      22.00     21.67     4.176
CMG   CHIPOTLE MEXICA       1.36    17     332.88    328.40     3.615

Target Price Decreases
                           Target  # of   Current   Last Wk   Current
Tkr   Company Name          %Chg  Analyst  Target    Target    Rating
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JDSU  JDS UNIPHASE        -25.54     9      17.96     24.12     4.200
HPQ   HEWLETT-PACKARD     -20.84    20      34.04     43.00     3.176
NTAP  NETAPP INC          -20.72    26      49.88     62.92     4.220
ADI   ANALOG DEVICES      -12.68    18      37.19     42.59     4.040
ADSK  AUTODESK INC        -11.80    14      38.81     44.00     3.952
JCP   J.C. PENNEY CO      -10.39     7      32.00     35.71     3.500
DE    DEERE & CO          -10.31    11      87.60     97.67     4.333
A     AGILENT TECH IN      -9.34    13      53.37     58.87     4.867
AA    ALCOA INC            -8.82     8      17.79     19.51     3.778
INTU  INTUIT INC           -8.32    12      54.09     59.00     4.364
LOW   LOWE’S COS INC       -7.71    17      23.69     25.67     3.800
F     FORD MOTOR CO        -6.86     9      17.64     18.94     4.400
DELL  DELL INC             -6.15    27      17.55     18.70     3.700
WHR   WHIRLPOOL CORP       -5.68     5      83.00     88.00     3.750
LXK   LEXMARK INTL-A       -5.48     9      34.50     36.50     2.429
SYY   SYSCO CORP           -4.59     6      32.20     33.75     3.417
AKAM  AKAMAI TECHNOLO      -4.31    16      28.43     29.71     3.720
FTR   FRONTIER COMMUN      -4.27    10       8.08      8.44     3.353
EFX   EQUIFAX INC          -4.10    11      40.70     42.44     4.000
SPLS  STAPLES INC          -4.02    15      18.38     19.15     4.000
XRX   XEROX CORP           -4.00     7      12.00     12.50     4.000

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