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 April 27.

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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TRIP  TRIPADVISOR INC      33.03    10      39.91     30.00     3.211
MAS   MASCO CORP           17.89     7      13.61     11.54     2.765
TDC   TERADATA CORP        16.74    10      81.00     69.39     3.900
SNI   SCRIPPS NET-CL       11.13    15      55.82     50.24     3.667
WFM   WHOLE FOODS MKT       8.74    15      95.88     88.18     4.080
BEAM  BEAM INC              8.32     7      60.78     56.11     3.250
MA    MASTERCARD INC-       8.02    26     493.35    456.71     4.459
CBS   CBS CORP-B            7.03    20      38.44     35.91     4.233
NVLS  NOVELLUS SYS          6.62     5      57.25     53.69     3.563
ARG   AIRGAS INC            6.29     6     100.50     94.56     4.250
ALL   ALLSTATE CORP         6.25    15      37.38     35.18     4.172
FII   FEDERATED INV-B       6.16     7      21.44     20.20     2.167
PWR   QUANTA SERVICES       6.10    16      28.04     26.42     4.211
FISV  FISERV INC            5.93    13      74.92     70.73     4.182
V     VISA INC-CLASS        5.56    26     135.17    128.05     4.537
BIIB  BIOGEN IDEC INC       4.89    15     141.47    134.88     4.367
ROST  ROSS STORES INC       4.88    17      64.50     61.50     4.000
SPG   SIMON PROPERTY        4.85    11     157.53    150.25     4.250
GPS   GAP INC/THE           4.61    19      28.86     27.59     3.267
X     US STEEL CORP         4.34    13      34.92     33.47     3.435
CVS   CVS CAREMARK CO       4.30    15      51.17     49.06     4.520

Target Price Decreases
                           Target  # of   Current   Last Wk   Current
Tkr   Company Name          %Chg  Analyst  Target    Target    Rating
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COP   CONOCOPHILLIPS      -26.44    12      58.79     79.92     3.476
PCS   METROPCS COMMUN     -12.88    16       8.83     10.14     3.129
AVP   AVON PRODUCTS       -12.07     8      20.36     23.16     3.250
CHK   CHESAPEAKE ENER     -10.32    27      24.21     27.00     3.622
FSLR  FIRST SOLAR INC     -10.26    25      25.52     28.44     3.051
JDSU  JDS UNIPHASE         -7.79    11      15.22     16.50     4.294
MWV   MEADWESTVACO CO      -7.02     8      32.66     35.13     4.667
FLIR  FLIR SYSTEMS         -6.82     7      27.33     29.33     3.714
CVC   CABLEVISION SY-      -5.80    17      15.68     16.65     3.296
EA    ELECTRONIC ARTS      -5.41    14      21.20     22.41     3.769
NYX   NYSE EURONEXT        -4.91    16      30.25     31.81     3.545
CVH   COVENTRY HEALTH      -4.81    11      35.36     37.14     3.850
PRU   PRUDENTL FINL        -4.38    13      71.64     74.92     4.652
PKI   PERKINELMER INC      -4.31    10      29.75     31.09     4.333
HRS   HARRIS CORP          -4.08     5      47.00     49.00     3.400
GNW   GENWORTH FINANC      -3.85     6       8.75      9.10     3.308
BMS   BEMIS CO             -3.37     5      31.50     32.60     2.833
HP    HELMERICH & PAY      -3.29    18      64.60     66.80     3.769
ANR   ALPHA NATURAL R      -3.23    20      23.05     23.82     4.276
HUM   HUMANA INC           -3.11    11      99.23    102.42     4.190
MCHP  MICROCHIP TECH       -3.06    11      39.18     40.42     3.611

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