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 Jan. 11.

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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BLK   BLACKROCK INC        10.18    14     245.22    222.56     4.125
CBS   CBS CORP-B            8.06    21      44.92     41.57     4.500
NFLX  NETFLIX INC           7.54    23      73.00     67.88     2.778
GS    GOLDMAN SACHS G       6.74    22     145.00    135.84     3.515
APH   AMPHENOL CORP-A       6.65     8      72.91     68.36     4.231
LEN   LENNAR CORP-A         6.44    13      41.27     38.77     3.520
WM    WASTE MANAGEMEN       6.10     5      36.50     34.40     2.833
MAS   MASCO CORP            5.69     7      18.56     17.56     3.200
PPG   PPG INDS INC          5.50    13     151.24    143.35     4.250
CELG  CELGENE CORP          5.36    21      99.80     94.72     4.667
WY    WEYERHAEUSER CO       5.31     9      30.33     28.80     3.118
LIFE  LIFE TECHNOLOGI       5.31    16      56.06     53.24     3.962
MCO   MOODY’S CORP          5.10     7      51.50     49.00     3.600
XLNX  XILINX INC            4.52    19      37.27     35.66     3.733
HPQ   HEWLETT-PACKARD       4.46    16      13.57     12.99     2.667
NRG   NRG ENERGY            4.44     9      27.36     26.20     4.500
EBAY  EBAY INC              4.30    32      59.54     57.09     4.366
LLTC  LINEAR TECH COR       4.27    19      35.26     33.81     3.444
SCHW  SCHWAB (CHARLES       4.18    15      14.97     14.37     3.240
IP    INTL PAPER CO         4.17     9      45.00     43.20     4.200
THC   TENET HEALTHCAR       4.10    11      33.39     32.07     3.783

Target Price Decreases
                           Target  # of   Current   Last Wk   Current
Tkr   Company Name          %Chg  Analyst  Target    Target    Rating
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VMC   VULCAN MATERIAL      -3.81     5      54.25     56.40     3.500
GRMN  GARMIN LTD           -3.73     7      46.14     47.93     3.250
LM    LEGG MASON INC       -3.22    12      27.07     27.97     3.250
COF   CAPITAL ONE FIN      -3.21    23      67.27     69.50     4.455
HRB   H&R BLOCK INC        -3.12     6      21.07     21.75     4.273
RSG   REPUBLIC SVCS        -2.92     6      32.20     33.17     3.545
WPX   WPX ENERGY           -2.32     9      18.67     19.11     3.250
KSS   KOHLS CORP           -1.81    17      48.75     49.65     3.750
NOC   NORTHROP GRUMMA      -1.63    11      65.25     66.33     2.810
SWY   SAFEWAY INC          -1.54    11      18.46     18.75     3.043
CMG   CHIPOTLE MEXICA      -1.32    17     310.90    315.05     3.200
CHK   CHESAPEAKE ENER      -1.27    22      22.71     23.00     3.559
OI    OWENS-ILLINOIS       -1.27     6      26.38     26.71     4.500
TXT   TEXTRON INC          -1.23     8      30.89     31.27     4.375
APA   APACHE CORP          -1.12    25     103.77    104.95     4.294
NEM   NEWMONT MINING       -1.08    18      60.51     61.17     3.640
DGX   QUEST DIAGNOSTI      -1.03    10      61.36     62.00     3.087
BK    BANK NY MELLON       -1.01    18      26.64     26.91     3.231
MAR   MARRIOTT INTL-A      -1.01    19      42.38     42.81     3.719
KR    KROGER CO            -0.94    19      28.33     28.60     4.000
PHM   PULTEGROUP INC       -0.87    15      19.16     19.32     3.739

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