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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. 25.

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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AVY   AVERY DENNISON       14.29     4      40.00     35.00     3.250
VLO   VALERO ENERGY        13.31    13      47.06     41.53     3.917
STX   SEAGATE TECHNOL      11.89    17      34.05     30.43     2.846
HP    HELMERICH & PAY      11.58    19      67.73     60.70     4.000
HES   HESS CORP             9.55    13      73.32     66.93     3.840
DHI   DR HORTON INC         9.42    11      24.35     22.25     3.792
JDSU  JDS UNIPHASE          9.34     9      16.50     15.09     4.059
AMZN  AMAZON.COM INC        8.85    29     318.00    292.15     4.395
HAL   HALLIBURTON CO        8.52    24      47.33     43.62     4.314
PSX   PHILLIPS 66           8.16    12      68.07     62.93     4.238
BSX   BOSTON SCIENTIF       8.00    17       7.44      6.89     3.536
PHM   PULTEGROUP INC        7.82    12      20.65     19.16     3.652
NUE   NUCOR CORP            7.70    13      49.63     46.08     3.917
TMO   THERMO FISHER         7.33    12      78.31     72.96     4.727
TSN   TYSON FOODS-A         7.22    11      23.64     22.05     4.000
AN    AUTONATION INC        7.19     5      45.29     42.25     2.750
HSY   HERSHEY CO/THE        7.11     9      82.31     76.85     3.842
HRB   H&R BLOCK INC         7.06     6      22.75     21.25     4.091
MPC   MARATHON PETROL       7.03    14      80.88     75.56     4.545
R     RYDER SYSTEM IN       6.46    14      64.29     60.39     4.294
CAM   CAMERON INTERNA       6.40    22      73.58     69.15     4.613

Target Price Decreases
                           Target  # of   Current   Last Wk   Current
Tkr   Company Name          %Chg  Analyst  Target    Target    Rating
=====================================================================
STZ   CONSTELLATION-A      -8.72     8      38.22     41.88     3.857
TWC   TIME WARNER CAB      -5.84    23     105.50    112.04     4.152
BTU   PEABODY ENERGY       -4.27    19      32.48     33.93     4.179
PCS   METROPCS COMMUN      -3.88    14      11.01     11.45     3.172
HAR   HARMAN INTL          -3.06     5      52.83     54.50     3.889
HPQ   HEWLETT-PACKARD      -3.04    15      13.16     13.57     2.667
NEM   NEWMONT MINING       -2.58    18      57.19     58.71     3.640
F     FORD MOTOR CO        -2.53    15      14.99     15.38     3.923
GLW   CORNING INC          -2.32    17      14.31     14.65     3.800
ATI   ALLEGHENY TECH       -2.05     9      38.15     38.95     4.000
NOV   NATL OILWELL VA      -1.94    22      89.08     90.85     4.543
EMC   EMC CORP/MA          -1.94    32      29.83     30.42     4.689
AAPL  APPLE INC            -1.91    44     615.83    627.79     4.531
BCR   CR BARD INC          -1.90    13     104.56    106.58     3.409
BRCM  BROADCOM CORP-A      -1.77    37      40.23     40.96     4.542
CLF   CLIFFS NATURAL       -1.74    14      42.87     43.63     3.417
NBR   NABORS INDS LTD      -1.71    18      17.45     17.75     3.567
COH   COACH INC            -1.58    28      61.71     62.70     4.189
YUM   YUM! BRANDS INC      -1.57    19      73.38     74.55     4.034
NE    NOBLE CORP           -1.56    29      46.30     47.03     4.325
PETM  PETSMART INC         -1.55    14      74.59     75.77     3.885

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