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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 April 26.

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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STX   SEAGATE TECHNOL      12.09    18      39.80     35.51     3.071
PCL   PLUM CREEK TIMB      11.14     5      54.33     48.89     3.000
DHI   DR HORTON INC        10.85    12      27.50     24.81     3.955
AVP   AVON PRODUCTS         9.80    11      24.80     22.58     3.526
ACT   ACTAVIS INC           9.51    14     112.25    102.50     4.333
IVZ   INVESCO LTD           9.18    15      35.11     32.16     4.385
DLPH  DELPHI AUTOMOTI       7.95    11      48.08     44.54     4.368
AET   AETNA INC             7.69    12      63.00     58.50     4.318
SNI   SCRIPPS NET-CL        7.53    16      71.61     66.59     3.720
EL    ESTEE LAUDER          6.11    15      75.91     71.54     4.174
FIS   FIDELITY NATION       5.92    12      44.58     42.09     3.526
THC   TENET HEALTHCAR       5.90    14      49.18     46.44     4.043
ABBV  ABBVIE INC            5.85     6      46.22     43.67     3.800
TWX   TIME WARNER INC       5.83    23      65.88     62.25     4.406
BEAM  BEAM INC              5.72     9      70.09     66.30     3.600
CI    CIGNA CORP            5.59    12      74.64     70.69     4.150
VIAB  VIACOM INC-B          5.56    25      70.89     67.15     4.114
CVS   CVS CAREMARK CO       5.56    18      63.55     60.20     4.760
BBY   BEST BUY CO INC       5.20    17      23.90     22.71     3.519
ECL   ECOLAB INC            4.98    12      91.77     87.42     4.200
HAR   HARMAN INTL           4.81     6      50.83     48.50     3.800

Target Price Decreases
                           Target  # of   Current   Last Wk   Current
Tkr   Company Name          %Chg  Analyst  Target    Target    Rating
=====================================================================
TDC   TERADATA CORP       -13.95    17      63.68     74.00     4.250
VLO   VALERO ENERGY       -11.36    13      45.68     51.53     3.880
NEM   NEWMONT MINING      -10.81    17      42.14     47.24     3.833
X     US STEEL CORP        -9.40    10      21.62     23.86     3.182
GRMN  GARMIN LTD           -9.04     5      38.75     42.60     3.231
QEP   QEP RESOURCES I      -3.81    15      38.13     39.64     4.200
AGN   ALLERGAN INC         -3.64    21     113.63    117.91     4.400
VRSN  VERISIGN INC         -3.62     5      45.42     47.13     3.375
NOV   NATL OILWELL VA      -3.39    25      82.65     85.56     4.514
CMI   CUMMINS INC          -3.37    15     127.75    132.20     4.364
JDSU  JDS UNIPHASE         -3.23     9      16.25     16.79     4.111
FLIR  FLIR SYSTEMS         -2.97     9      28.00     28.86     3.769
HCBK  HUDSON CITY BNC      -2.53     4       8.43      8.65     2.833
WU    WESTERN UNION        -2.31    19      16.14     16.52     3.097
ATI   ALLEGHENY TECH       -2.30     8      37.13     38.00     3.833
CLF   CLIFFS NATURAL       -2.21    12      26.53     27.13     3.000
ADT   ADT CORP/THE         -2.11     6      52.31     53.44     4.091
EMN   EASTMAN CHEMICA      -1.92    12      80.83     82.42     4.294
MPC   MARATHON PETROL      -1.70    14      96.47     98.13     4.524
JCP   J.C. PENNEY CO       -1.62    17      16.00     16.26     2.652
IP    INTL PAPER CO        -1.52    13      53.53     54.36     4.556

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