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S&P 500 Stocks Biggest Weekly Changes in Target Price

April 19, 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 April 12.

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
=====================================================================
TMO   THERMO FISHER        12.05    11      88.93     79.37     4.600
LIFE  LIFE TECHNOLOGI      11.69    12      71.29     63.82     3.273
CMG   CHIPOTLE MEXICA       9.89    19     369.95    336.65     3.533
AIZ   ASSURANT INC          8.53     5      45.80     42.20     3.182
SNDK  SANDISK CORP          8.36    26      65.30     60.26     4.270
YHOO  YAHOO! INC            8.10    24      25.22     23.33     3.703
JNJ   JOHNSON&JOHNSON       8.09    15      87.35     80.81     3.815
VZ    VERIZON COMMUNI       7.63    24      52.74     49.00     3.895
KO    COCA-COLA CO/TH       7.37    10      46.06     42.90     3.963
NFLX  NETFLIX INC           7.13    26     159.65    149.03     3.132
MAT   MATTEL INC            7.11     9      46.70     43.60     4.143
GWW   WW GRAINGER INC       6.38    13     258.43    242.93     3.818
GILD  GILEAD SCIENCES       5.41    20      55.36     52.52     4.677
PEP   PEPSICO INC           5.38    11      85.37     81.02     4.167
ABT   ABBOTT LABS           4.69    12      37.80     36.11     3.815
COG   CABOT OIL & GAS       4.35    19      71.55     68.57     3.700
S     SPRINT NEXTEL C       4.23    16       6.77      6.49     3.741
DTE   DTE ENERGY CO         3.91     8      69.75     67.13     3.533
STZ   CONSTELLATION-A       3.76     8      54.30     52.33     3.769
FSLR  FIRST SOLAR INC       3.61    17      33.55     32.38     2.643
RHI   ROBERT HALF INT       3.51     7      40.71     39.33     4.538

Target Price Decreases
                           Target  # of   Current   Last Wk   Current
Tkr   Company Name          %Chg  Analyst  Target    Target    Rating
=====================================================================
PBI   PITNEY BOWES IN      -7.27     4      17.00     18.33     4.143
CLF   CLIFFS NATURAL       -6.56    12      27.86     29.81     3.000
FAST  FASTENAL CO          -6.41     5      48.00     51.29     3.571
HRS   HARRIS CORP          -6.25     5      48.75     52.00     3.000
TXT   TEXTRON INC          -5.79    10      31.18     33.10     4.625
BTU   PEABODY ENERGY       -4.89    19      29.55     31.07     4.259
FCX   FREEPORT-MCMORA      -4.37    13      38.13     39.87     4.048
VAR   VARIAN MEDICAL       -3.40    11      77.67     80.40     4.000
ETFC  E*TRADE FINANCI      -2.91    14      10.02     10.32     2.789
SEE   SEALED AIR CORP      -2.87     8      24.89     25.63     3.571
NEM   NEWMONT MINING       -2.70    17      49.68     51.06     3.800
CAT   CATERPILLAR INC      -2.57    18     106.10    108.90     3.964
NBR   NABORS INDS LTD      -2.00    18      18.20     18.57     3.700
X     US STEEL CORP        -1.96    12      23.86     24.33     3.174
STJ   ST JUDE MEDICAL      -1.83    16      44.18     45.00     3.759
WPX   WPX ENERGY           -1.81    10      18.11     18.44     3.417
FFIV  F5 NETWORKS          -1.77    26      94.17     95.87     4.000
AAPL  APPLE INC            -1.57    45     586.51    595.88     4.508
MTB   M&T BANK CORP        -1.54    18     109.41    111.12     3.333
IBM   IBM                  -1.40    21     223.50    226.67     3.879
AON   AON PLC              -1.38    11      61.77     62.64     3.500

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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    • $194.0 USD
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