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 (SPX) from Feb. 17.

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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PCS   METROPCS COMMUN      10.49    17      12.19     11.04     3.966
CRM   SALESFORCE.COM        9.47    29     168.80    154.20     4.333
HD    HOME DEPOT INC        9.23    21      50.05     45.82     4.133
FLS   FLOWSERVE CORP        7.74     8     139.22    129.22     4.571
ADI   ANALOG DEVICES        7.03    20      41.70     38.96     4.192
INTU  INTUIT INC            7.02    13      63.71     59.53     4.250
NBR   NABORS INDS LTD       6.84    22      27.65     25.88     4.172
DLTR  DOLLAR TREE INC       6.43    18      94.37     88.66     4.167
PHM   PULTEGROUP INC        5.99    13       8.48      8.00     3.455
M     MACY’S INC            5.92    12      41.31     39.00     4.579
GNW   GENWORTH FINANC       5.83     6       9.08      8.58     2.846
TGT   TARGET CORP           5.17    17      61.00     58.00     4.250
GPS   GAP INC/THE           5.04    21      22.41     21.33     3.094
EOG   EOG RESOURCES         4.85    25     126.92    121.04     3.886
RRC   RANGE RESOURCES       4.41    26      73.92     70.80     3.744
VTR   VENTAS INC            4.33     9      59.73     57.25     3.421
IRM   IRON MOUNTAIN         3.57     6      33.40     32.25     3.462
CINF  CINCINNATI FIN        3.33     5      31.00     30.00     2.500
GPC   GENUINE PARTS C       3.33     4      62.00     60.00     3.000
CTAS  CINTAS CORP           3.27     8      38.67     37.44     3.533
CERN  CERNER CORP           3.25    10      72.83     70.54     4.000

Target Price Decreases
                           Target  # of   Current   Last Wk   Current
Tkr   Company Name          %Chg  Analyst  Target    Target    Rating
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NFX   NEWFIELD EXPLOR      -6.80    21      50.00     53.65     3.935
GILD  GILEAD SCIENCES      -3.20    19      57.86     59.77     4.515
RRD   RR DONNELLEY &       -2.78     5      17.50     18.00     3.833
NVLS  NOVELLUS SYS         -2.72    11      53.73     55.23     3.647
OKE   ONEOK INC            -2.46     7      90.88     93.17     3.833
WDC   WESTERN DIGITAL      -2.44    14      42.13     43.19     4.250
FTR   FRONTIER COMMUN      -1.80    12       5.13      5.22     3.526
WM    WASTE MANAGEMEN      -1.76     6      32.13     32.70     2.500
PEG   PUB SERV ENTERP      -1.70    10      32.29     32.85     3.526
XRAY  DENTSPLY INTL        -1.60    11      41.77     42.44     3.588
KSS   KOHLS CORP           -1.57    16      55.29     56.18     4.043
BBY   BEST BUY CO INC      -1.53    16      28.12     28.56     3.385
FSLR  FIRST SOLAR INC      -1.49    27      38.15     38.73     3.098
AEP   AMERICAN ELECTR      -1.45    15      41.67     42.28     3.636
SWY   SAFEWAY INC          -1.25    14      21.64     21.92     3.136
CSX   CSX CORP             -1.21    21      27.17     27.50     4.567
YHOO  YAHOO! INC           -1.18    21      17.56     17.77     3.387
GCI   GANNETT CO           -1.17     7      17.21     17.42     3.833
SWN   SOUTHWESTRN ENG      -1.04    24      39.71     40.13     3.576
GIS   GENERAL MILLS I      -1.03    13      42.06     42.50     4.182
NSC   NORFOLK SOUTHER      -1.00    20      85.86     86.73     4.103

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