RIM target prices factor in white knight scenario

photoTORONTO (Reuters) – For most brokerages, the question is not whether to cut their price targets for Research In Motion but by how much. Analysts who see the possibility of a white knight emerging for the struggling BlackBerry maker have favored a target higher than its current trading level of about $17 a share. For those who see no end in sight for RIM’s downward spiral, the target tends to be much lower, especially after Friday’s damaging profit warning. One of those in the latter camp is National Bank Financial, which already recommends avoiding the stock. …