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S&P 500 Stocks Biggest Weekly Changes in Target Price

September 07, 2012

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 Aug. 31.

The average target price (IBM:US) 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
=====================================================================
STI   SUNTRUST BANKS        7.00    25      28.75     26.87     3.919
OI    OWENS-ILLINOIS        4.47     8      25.33     24.25     4.385
CPB   CAMPBELL SOUP C       3.85    10      35.31     34.00     3.000
MAS   MASCO CORP            3.65     5      14.21     13.71     2.889
IP    INTL PAPER CO         2.84     9      40.22     39.11     4.375
AMZN  AMAZON.COM INC        2.69    31     269.68    262.60     4.289
AIG   AMERICAN INTERN       2.41    12      38.23     37.33     4.143
LLY   ELI LILLY & CO        2.21    11      44.46     43.50     3.348
CSC   COMPUTER SCIENC       2.15     9      29.69     29.06     2.857
VRSN  VERISIGN INC          2.12     8      48.11     47.11     3.941
EMN   EASTMAN CHEMICA       2.11     8      63.00     61.70     4.538
CMI   CUMMINS INC           2.09    13     112.15    109.86     4.091
S     SPRINT NEXTEL C       2.04    22       4.64      4.55     3.611
CELG  CELGENE CORP          1.87    19      78.86     77.41     4.677
WPX   WPX ENERGY            1.82     7      18.58     18.25     4.000
LUV   SOUTHWEST AIR         1.74    12      11.96     11.75     3.474
VIAB  VIACOM INC-B          1.64    25      54.11     53.24     4.167
ROP   ROPER INDS            1.61     5     113.40    111.60     3.800
MS    MORGAN STANLEY        1.59    22      19.39     19.08     3.742
ZMH   ZIMMER HLDGS          1.57    17      68.08     67.03     3.800
PCS   METROPCS COMMUN       1.53    17       8.99      8.85     3.250

Target Price Decreases
                           Target  # of   Current   Last Wk   Current
Tkr   Company Name          %Chg  Analyst  Target    Target    Rating
=====================================================================
CLF   CLIFFS NATURAL       -6.98    14      58.00     62.35     3.800
PBI   PITNEY BOWES IN      -5.49     4      15.50     16.40     4.143
ANR   ALPHA NATURAL R      -3.32    19      12.19     12.61     4.036
INTC  INTEL CORP           -3.07    34      28.15     29.04     3.852
FDX   FEDEX CORP           -2.90    19     104.68    107.81     4.379
APOL  APOLLO GROUP-A       -2.53     9      38.89     39.90     3.947
NVDA  NVIDIA CORP          -2.37    24      17.30     17.72     3.784
AMD   ADV MICRO DEVIC      -2.32    23       5.47      5.60     3.152
EW    EDWARDS LIFE         -2.07    15     105.50    107.73     4.000
VMC   VULCAN MATERIAL      -2.01     6      47.20     48.17     3.333
STX   SEAGATE TECHNOL      -1.92    17      31.08     31.69     3.593
NFLX  NETFLIX INC          -1.86    20      72.35     73.72     3.059
HAL   HALLIBURTON CO       -1.76    19      43.27     44.05     4.500
THC   TENET HEALTHCAR      -1.41     9       5.94      6.02     3.526
TE    TECO ENERGY INC      -1.09     8      18.13     18.33     3.000
DNR   DENBURY RESOURC      -1.07    16      23.29     23.54     4.722
IGT   INTL GAME TECH       -1.03    15      16.86     17.04     3.870
SLM   SLM CORP             -1.00     8      19.25     19.44     4.900
WDC   WESTERN DIGITAL      -0.95    18      46.08     46.52     4.083
TRIP  TRIPADVISOR INC      -0.91     9      40.73     41.10     3.300
SO    SOUTHERN CO          -0.90    11      47.00     47.43     2.913

To contact the reporter on this story: Wendy Soong in New York at csoong@bloomberg.net

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Companies Mentioned

  • IBM
    (International Business Machines Corp)
    • $169.1 USD
    • -12.95
    • -7.66%
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