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 Nov. 9.

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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ANF   ABERCROMBIE & F      20.62    24      45.92     38.07     3.714
HD    HOME DEPOT INC        7.75    22      66.20     61.44     3.903
VMC   VULCAN MATERIAL       6.27     5      54.20     51.00     3.333
X     US STEEL CORP         6.16    13      24.60     23.17     3.240
JDSU  JDS UNIPHASE          4.42     8      13.10     12.55     4.176
THC   TENET HEALTHCAR       4.30    11      27.71     26.57     3.476
GME   GAMESTOP CORP-A       4.23    17      27.81     26.68     3.870
HP    HELMERICH & PAY       3.84    17      56.50     54.41     3.963
SHW   SHERWIN-WILLIAM       3.67    11     155.43    149.93     3.211
DE    DEERE & CO            3.49    13      91.13     88.05     3.870
GILD  GILEAD SCIENCES       3.44    19      81.27     78.57     4.677
DHI   DR HORTON INC         3.33    12      21.89     21.18     3.304
LOW   LOWE’S COS INC        2.97    20      33.39     32.43     3.897
VAR   VARIAN MEDICAL        2.67    14      72.27     70.39     4.333
ROP   ROPER INDS            2.60     5     118.17    115.17     3.909
CELG  CELGENE CORP          2.59    17      87.10     84.90     4.484
DNB   DUN & BRADSTREE       2.38     5      79.00     77.17     3.000
WLP   WELLPOINT INC         2.07    11      67.83     66.46     3.905
PETM  PETSMART INC          2.01    15      75.67     74.18     3.846
PSA   PUBLIC STORAGE        1.74    13     146.77    144.25     3.087
PCP   PRECISION CASTP       1.70    14     194.73    191.47     4.440

Target Price Decreases
                           Target  # of   Current   Last Wk   Current
Tkr   Company Name          %Chg  Analyst  Target    Target    Rating
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JCP   J.C. PENNEY CO      -20.90    13      22.00     27.81     2.900
DELL  DELL INC             -9.49    23      12.01     13.27     3.667
ROST  ROSS STORES INC      -4.68    17      66.78     70.06     4.000
MOS   MOSAIC CO/THE        -4.27    15      62.28     65.05     4.174
ATI   ALLEGHENY TECH       -3.79     8      39.50     41.06     4.385
BIG   BIG LOTS INC         -3.03    11      34.91     36.00     3.250
JEC   JACOBS ENGIN GR      -2.95    13      50.47     52.00     4.190
DLTR  DOLLAR TREE INC      -2.62    19      48.71     50.02     3.960
FTR   FRONTIER COMMUN      -2.59     9       5.24      5.38     3.842
GOOG  GOOGLE INC-CL A      -2.54    36     772.72    792.87     4.543
GWW   WW GRAINGER INC      -2.46    12     223.62    229.25     4.000
VIAB  VIACOM INC-B         -2.37    24      58.02     59.43     4.056
WIN   WINDSTREAM CORP      -2.34    10      10.44     10.69     3.368
IPG   INTERPUBLIC GRP      -2.20    14      12.93     13.22     4.417
NOC   NORTHROP GRUMMA      -2.03    10      66.54     67.92     2.818
TER   TERADYNE INC         -2.01     9      18.96     19.35     4.533
PFE   PFIZER INC           -1.88    14      27.65     28.18     4.464
CVC   CABLEVISION SY-      -1.83    18      17.04     17.36     3.370
DVN   DEVON ENERGY CO      -1.50    23      74.73     75.87     4.067
CSC   COMPUTER SCIENC      -1.50    10      35.77     36.32     2.867
LMT   LOCKHEED MARTIN      -1.50    10      91.77     93.17     3.167

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