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S&P 500 Stocks Biggest Weekly Changes in Target Price

March 15, 2013

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 March 8.

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
=====================================================================
SEE   SEALED AIR CORP      12.00     7      24.50     21.88     3.769
MAS   MASCO CORP           10.32     6      23.17     21.00     3.421
BBY   BEST BUY CO INC       9.95    17      19.57     17.80     3.483
GPC   GENUINE PARTS C       7.26     7      76.33     71.17     3.308
YUM   YUM! BRANDS INC       6.03    19      71.14     67.09     3.828
ADBE  ADOBE SYS INC         5.36    11      40.89     38.81     3.577
MU    MICRON TECH           5.33    20      10.36      9.83     4.321
NFLX  NETFLIX INC           5.03    24     137.27    130.70     3.057
RSG   REPUBLIC SVCS         5.00     5      35.00     33.33     3.800
GNW   GENWORTH FINANC       4.70     8       9.75      9.31     3.769
CTAS  CINTAS CORP           3.77     5      44.00     42.40     3.467
MPC   MARATHON PETROL       3.47    14      92.94     89.82     4.524
IFF   INTL FLVR & FRA       3.42     4      80.67     78.00     4.200
HPQ   HEWLETT-PACKARD       3.34    17      17.90     17.32     2.722
C     CITIGROUP INC         3.05    25      51.38     49.86     4.270
KR    KROGER CO             2.94    18      32.37     31.44     3.955
LM    LEGG MASON INC        2.71    13      27.73     27.00     3.143
XL    XL GROUP PLC          2.69    13      30.53     29.73     4.000
UTX   UNITED TECH COR       2.64    16      99.89     97.32     4.462
COG   CABOT OIL & GAS       2.63    19      65.14     63.48     3.607
PGR   PROGRESSIVE COR       2.62    12      24.12     23.50     2.565

Target Price Decreases
                           Target  # of   Current   Last Wk   Current
Tkr   Company Name          %Chg  Analyst  Target    Target    Rating
=====================================================================
HAS   HASBRO INC           -3.28     5      37.40     38.67     3.000
BTU   PEABODY ENERGY       -2.15    18      31.85     32.55     4.107
AAPL  APPLE INC            -1.82    44     603.15    614.30     4.500
RHI   ROBERT HALF INT      -1.80     7      38.63     39.33     4.467
GME   GAMESTOP CORP-A      -1.50    17      29.02     29.47     4.091
NFX   NEWFIELD EXPLOR      -1.47    18      35.21     35.74     3.963
HCBK  HUDSON CITY BNC      -1.45     5       8.61      8.74     2.833
POM   PEPCO HOLDINGS       -1.00     5      19.80     20.00     3.267
WMB   WILLIAMS COS IN      -0.98     7      38.22     38.60     4.400
AMP   AMERIPRISE FINA      -0.97     9      72.40     73.11     4.143
CCL   CARNIVAL CORP        -0.96    12      41.39     41.79     3.750
DD    DU PONT (EI)         -0.94    14      51.69     52.18     3.462
CVC   CABLEVISION SY-      -0.84    15      15.61     15.74     3.348
PPL   PPL CORPORATION      -0.73    12      31.39     31.63     3.474
EW    EDWARDS LIFE         -0.71    14     101.14    101.87     3.846
DVA   DAVITA HEALTHCA      -0.60    10     127.50    128.27     3.941
COP   CONOCOPHILLIPS       -0.59    13      62.52     62.89     3.667
NEM   NEWMONT MINING       -0.59    17      53.40     53.72     3.800
MNST  MONSTER BEVERAG      -0.56     5      58.67     59.00     3.833
MUR   MURPHY OIL CORP      -0.54     7      66.86     67.22     3.667
OKE   ONEOK INC            -0.50     6      52.86     53.13     4.286

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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Companies Mentioned

  • IBM
    (International Business Machines Corp)
    • $193.11 USD
    • -0.89
    • -0.46%
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