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 March 8.

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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LSI   LSI CORP             18.45    12      11.15      9.42     4.063
PHM   PULTEGROUP INC        8.11    14       9.21      8.52     3.435
ROST  ROSS STORES INC       7.81    19      59.21     54.92     3.926
JBL   JABIL CIRCUIT         7.79     9      27.67     25.67     4.538
DFS   DISCOVER FINANC       7.53    16      34.35     31.95     4.370
WDC   WESTERN DIGITAL       6.85    17      46.94     43.93     4.238
DHI   DR HORTON INC         6.12    15      16.14     15.21     3.391
SHW   SHERWIN-WILLIAM       5.93    12     105.83     99.91     3.125
ISRG  INTUITIVE SURGI       4.57     9     515.00    492.50     3.688
AAPL  APPLE INC             4.38    39     619.80    593.79     4.709
ETFC  E*TRADE FINANCI       4.37    11       9.77      9.36     3.133
SWK   STANLEY BLACK &       4.09     7      84.78     81.44     4.429
UTX   UNITED TECH COR       4.04    13      94.88     91.19     4.667
SBUX  STARBUCKS CORP        4.04    21      56.00     53.83     4.310
HRB   H&R BLOCK INC         4.00     5      20.80     20.00     3.889
LEN   LENNAR CORP-A         3.65    16      25.62     24.71     3.560
SCHW  SCHWAB (CHARLES       3.44    14      13.98     13.52     3.571
URBN  URBAN OUTFITTER       3.40    26      30.39     29.39     3.647
MSI   MOTOROLA SOLUTI       3.23    16      53.53     51.86     3.478
AEE   AMEREN CORP           3.19     4      30.70     29.75     2.714
APC   ANADARKO PETROL       3.15    26     106.48    103.23     4.424

Target Price Decreases
                           Target  # of   Current   Last Wk   Current
Tkr   Company Name          %Chg  Analyst  Target    Target    Rating
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LUV   SOUTHWEST AIR       -10.00    10      10.95     12.17     3.500
NRG   NRG ENERGY           -5.40     9      21.36     22.58     3.857
SVU   SUPERVALU INC        -4.59    13       7.63      8.00     2.824
X     US STEEL CORP        -4.41    12      32.51     34.01     3.200
GNW   GENWORTH FINANC      -4.22     5       8.70      9.08     3.000
MO    ALTRIA GROUP IN      -3.33     6      30.57     31.63     3.667
RAI   REYNOLDS AMERIC      -3.32     6      40.50     41.89     3.000
CA    CA INC               -2.68     9      27.25     28.00     3.857
CNX   CONSOL ENERGY        -2.54    25      49.67     50.96     4.710
BF/B  BROWN-FORMAN -B      -2.47     6      79.00     81.00     3.000
NSC   NORFOLK SOUTHER      -2.11    20      84.05     85.86     4.034
AIZ   ASSURANT INC         -1.93     5      49.20     50.17     3.545
AKAM  AKAMAI TECHNOLO      -1.84    16      36.67     37.35     3.458
SYMC  SYMANTEC CORP        -1.81    19      20.72     21.11     4.265
CLF   CLIFFS NATURAL       -1.70    14      90.79     92.36     4.429
SYY   SYSCO CORP           -1.69     8      29.00     29.50     2.929
HAR   HARMAN INTL          -1.69     4      52.50     53.40     3.000
AN    AUTONATION INC       -1.58     6      34.57     35.13     2.500
JCP   J.C. PENNEY CO       -1.56    12      40.08     40.71     3.235
CSX   CSX CORP             -1.45    21      26.80     27.19     4.500
FTR   FRONTIER COMMUN      -1.42    12       5.05      5.13     3.526

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