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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 May 10.

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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KSS   KOHLS CORP            7.43    17      52.30     48.68     3.480
M     MACY’S INC            7.33    10      52.92     49.31     4.300
CSCO  CISCO SYSTEMS         6.45    30      25.52     23.97     4.353
JDSU  JDS UNIPHASE          6.33     9      17.28     16.25     4.111
CL    COLGATE-PALMOLI       6.20    15      65.32     61.47     3.414
AMAT  APPLIED MATERIA       5.96    12      15.04     14.20     3.429
GME   GAMESTOP CORP-A       5.88    16      36.11     34.10     4.048
MNST  MONSTER BEVERAG       5.75     5      60.43     57.14     3.615
ACT   ACTAVIS INC           5.74    16     121.47    114.88     4.304
DF    DEAN FOODS CO         5.39     9      22.58     21.42     4.500
BSX   BOSTON SCIENTIF       4.97    16       8.59      8.18     3.654
WHR   WHIRLPOOL CORP        4.66     4     140.50    134.25     3.857
LOW   LOWE’S COS INC        4.51    20      42.38     40.55     3.815
WLP   WELLPOINT INC         4.24    13      81.31     78.00     3.682
HIG   HARTFORD FINL S       4.23    13      32.87     31.53     4.429
LUV   SOUTHWEST AIR         3.82    13      15.83     15.25     3.722
STZ   CONSTELLATION-A       3.65     8      57.13     55.11     3.923
PSA   PUBLIC STORAGE        3.64    12     159.50    153.89     3.273
HD    HOME DEPOT INC        3.56    23      76.46     73.83     3.903
LM    LEGG MASON INC        3.37    11      31.79     30.75     3.143

Target Price Decreases
                           Target  # of   Current   Last Wk   Current
Tkr   Company Name          %Chg  Analyst  Target    Target    Rating
=====================================================================
GT    GOODYEAR TIRE        -4.30     6      14.71     15.38     3.833
NEM   NEWMONT MINING       -2.68    17      41.01     42.14     3.833
DE    DEERE & CO           -2.47    17      98.64    101.14     4.000
DELL  DELL INC             -2.39    10      14.30     14.65     3.069
MOLX  MOLEX INC            -1.59     6      26.19     26.61     3.000
NTAP  NETAPP INC           -1.50    16      38.18     38.76     3.718
CHRW  CH ROBINSON          -1.50    16      62.16     63.11     3.129
CSC   COMPUTER SCIENC      -1.37    10      45.72     46.36     3.125
ADSK  AUTODESK INC         -1.27    12      41.39     41.92     3.571
AMT   AMERICAN TOWER       -1.22    18      90.24     91.35     4.440
CLF   CLIFFS NATURAL       -1.12    12      25.64     25.93     3.000
MWV   MEADWESTVACO CO      -1.09     9      38.00     38.42     3.769
RL    RALPH LAUREN CO      -0.89     5     200.60    202.40     4.059
AMD   ADV MICRO DEVIC      -0.78    18       2.94      2.96     2.968
ROST  ROSS STORES INC      -0.75    18      66.94     67.44     4.107
HAL   HALLIBURTON CO       -0.72    23      50.44     50.81     4.529
SWY   SAFEWAY INC          -0.70    12      23.30     23.46     3.150
MOS   MOSAIC CO/THE        -0.69    17      67.95     68.42     4.269
COF   CAPITAL ONE FIN      -0.64    23      64.49     64.90     4.441
C     CITIGROUP INC        -0.63    24      54.16     54.51     4.194
LNC   LINCOLN NATL CR      -0.59    15      36.12     36.33     3.667

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