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S&P 500 Stocks Biggest Weekly Changes in Target Price

November 02, 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 Oct. 26.

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
=====================================================================
NWL   NEWELL RUBBERMA      10.67     9      24.41     22.06     4.692
CI    CIGNA CORP            8.23    13      60.25     55.67     4.318
DVA   DAVITA HEALTHCA       6.85     8     117.04    109.54     4.200
EMN   EASTMAN CHEMICA       6.13     8      67.50     63.60     4.125
LEG   LEGGETT & PLATT       6.10     4      29.00     27.33     3.750
FSLR  FIRST SOLAR INC       6.10    19      21.75     20.50     2.788
PHM   PULTEGROUP INC        5.89    16      18.12     17.11     3.739
WPI   WATSON PHARM          5.76    14     100.94     95.44     4.423
PWR   QUANTA SERVICES       5.61    17      30.97     29.32     4.316
V     VISA INC-CLASS        5.24    29     152.12    144.55     4.462
PCLN  PRICELINE.COM         5.04    21     748.22    712.30     4.519
HCBK  HUDSON CITY BNC       4.92    11       8.44      8.04     3.000
CMCSA COMCAST CORP-A        4.83    26      41.97     40.03     4.486
MCO   MOODY’S CORP          4.64     7      47.88     45.75     3.800
CME   CME GROUP INC         4.60    17      58.61     56.03     3.583
WY    WEYERHAEUSER CO       4.45     8      27.55     26.38     3.000
SNI   SCRIPPS NET-CL        4.41    15      65.84     63.06     3.923
K     KELLOGG CO            4.08    14      55.19     53.03     3.308
F     FORD MOTOR CO         4.03    13      14.27     13.71     4.385
DNB   DUN & BRADSTREE       3.58     6      77.17     74.50     3.000
FLS   FLOWSERVE CORP        3.45     8     153.11    148.00     4.333

Target Price Decreases
                           Target  # of   Current   Last Wk   Current
Tkr   Company Name          %Chg  Analyst  Target    Target    Rating
=====================================================================
WU    WESTERN UNION       -26.53    17      16.50     22.46     3.033
RRD   RR DONNELLEY &      -22.20     6      14.00     18.00     4.125
JDSU  JDS UNIPHASE         -9.33     9      12.55     13.84     4.176
JCI   JOHNSON CONTROL      -6.65    18      31.58     33.82     3.677
STX   SEAGATE TECHNOL      -6.01    17      28.89     30.74     3.154
EXC   EXELON CORP          -5.17    13      35.06     36.97     3.083
TDC   TERADATA CORP        -5.08    14      79.12     83.35     4.227
X     US STEEL CORP        -4.68    12      22.97     24.10     3.250
EA    ELECTRONIC ARTS      -3.21    19      15.86     16.38     3.552
WLP   WELLPOINT INC        -2.94     9      65.56     67.55     4.095
ATI   ALLEGHENY TECH       -2.89     8      41.06     42.28     4.385
ROST  ROSS STORES INC      -2.74    16      71.12     73.13     4.038
PCS   METROPCS COMMUN      -2.67    15      11.50     11.82     3.103
HP    HELMERICH & PAY      -2.65    16      54.41     55.90     3.963
HSP   HOSPIRA INC          -2.65     5      33.75     34.67     2.875
FLR   FLUOR CORP           -2.51    16      70.84     72.67     4.773
HES   HESS CORP            -2.34    10      63.40     64.92     3.850
BWA   BORGWARNER INC       -2.22    13      79.88     81.69     4.083
PEG   PUB SERV ENTERP      -2.16    12      31.54     32.23     2.789
FMC   FMC CORP             -2.06     6      61.00     62.29     3.833
CLF   CLIFFS NATURAL       -1.88    14      47.59     48.50     3.560

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

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Alex Tanzi at at atanzi@bloomberg.net


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