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 July 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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TSO   TESORO CORP          24.03    10      41.15     33.18     4.000
VLO   VALERO ENERGY        19.50    11      36.50     30.55     4.095
MPC   MARATHON PETROL      11.32    12      59.67     53.60     4.684
GPS   GAP INC/THE           8.87    20      32.71     30.05     3.286
PSX   PHILLIPS 66           8.55     8      43.90     40.44     4.278
PHM   PULTEGROUP INC        7.77    15      12.78     11.86     3.682
STX   SEAGATE TECHNOL       6.94    19      31.65     29.60     3.769
DVA   DAVITA INC            6.90     9     106.95    100.04     4.333
S     SPRINT NEXTEL C       6.77    23       4.29      4.02     3.486
CMI   CUMMINS INC           6.71    13     111.39    104.39     4.143
RRD   RR DONNELLEY &        6.67     5      18.40     17.25     4.286
ROP   ROPER INDS            6.35     6     111.67    105.00     3.727
WY    WEYERHAEUSER CO       6.20     8      24.72     23.28     2.867
CMCSA COMCAST CORP-A        6.04    25      36.65     34.57     4.515
HCP   HCP INC               5.38     7      42.89     40.70     2.875
PCS   METROPCS COMMUN       4.99    18       8.80      8.38     3.313
AMT   AMERICAN TOWER        4.71    17      77.21     73.74     4.583
CLX   CLOROX CO             3.81     8      73.50     70.80     2.889
DTE   DTE ENERGY CO         3.78     6      61.00     58.78     3.429
VTR   VENTAS INC            3.76     5      65.50     63.13     3.429
JDSU  JDS UNIPHASE          3.67     7      14.70     14.18     4.200

Target Price Decreases
                           Target  # of   Current   Last Wk   Current
Tkr   Company Name          %Chg  Analyst  Target    Target    Rating
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ANF   ABERCROMBIE & F     -25.44    21      37.05     49.68     3.406
HUM   HUMANA INC          -15.98    14      82.60     98.31     4.208
COH   COACH INC           -13.53    22      68.06     78.71     4.500
ADM   ARCHER-DANIELS      -11.55     9      29.36     33.20     3.000
SEE   SEALED AIR CORP     -10.41     5      18.43     20.57     3.833
EA    ELECTRONIC ARTS     -10.19    20      16.83     18.74     3.741
PBI   PITNEY BOWES IN     -10.00     4      15.75     17.50     4.000
HOG   HARLEY-DAVIDSON      -8.79    10      54.73     60.00     4.263
CBG   CBRE GROUP INC-      -8.51     4      21.50     23.50     4.571
MAS   MASCO CORP           -7.38     5      13.71     14.80     2.889
NEM   NEWMONT MINING       -6.91    16      59.27     63.67     3.609
LM    LEGG MASON INC       -6.88    13      27.88     29.93     3.474
X     US STEEL CORP        -5.13    15      26.41     27.83     3.480
XYL   XYLEM INC            -4.91    10      28.18     29.64     3.923
AET   AETNA INC            -4.11    13      49.08     51.18     3.955
BMC   BMC SOFTWARE IN      -3.68    10      43.67     45.33     3.786
HSP   HOSPIRA INC          -3.66     6      35.29     36.63     3.000
QEP   QEP RESOURCES I      -3.34    13      38.58     39.92     4.059
HAR   HARMAN INTL          -3.30     5      49.80     51.50     3.571
AVP   AVON PRODUCTS        -3.10     8      17.64     18.20     3.111
DVN   DEVON ENERGY CO      -2.89    21      77.38     79.68     4.241

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