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S&P 500 Analyst Target Price Changes for March 28

March 30, 2012

The following table details daily changes in average analyst 12-month target price forecasts for companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

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                           March 30 March 29   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Higher target price              52       33
Lower target price               13       25
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Red Hat Inc                  $60.76   $58.40     4.0%   $61.43   -$0.67    -1.1%
Allergan Inc                $100.47   $98.12     2.4%   $94.91    $5.56     5.9%
BEAM Inc                     $56.13   $54.86     2.3%   $58.12   -$1.99    -3.4%
E*Trade Financial Corp       $10.36   $10.18     1.8%   $10.90   -$0.54    -5.0%
Wyndham Worldwide            $50.82   $49.95     1.7%   $45.12    $5.70    12.6%
Dun & Bradstreet Corp        $83.20   $81.80     1.7%   $84.25   -$1.05    -1.2%
Gap Inc/The                  $25.64   $25.21     1.7%   $26.10   -$0.46    -1.8%
Family Dollar Stores         $61.40   $60.39     1.7%   $60.09    $1.31     2.2%
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                           March 30 March 29   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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United States Steel          $33.78   $33.26     1.6%   $29.40    $4.38    14.9%
Regions Financial             $6.62    $6.53     1.4%    $6.52    $0.10     1.5%
TE Connectivity              $40.36   $39.82     1.4%   $36.18    $4.18    11.6%
Tyco International           $60.15   $59.38     1.3%   $56.02    $4.13     7.4%
Paychex Inc                  $32.00   $31.64     1.1%   $31.35    $0.65     2.1%
Molex Inc                    $27.75   $27.45     1.1%   $27.90   -$0.15    -0.5%
PACCAR Inc.                  $53.14   $52.57     1.1%   $46.85    $6.29    13.4%
BB&T Corp                    $30.80   $30.48     1.0%   $31.47   -$0.67    -2.1%
Walgreen                     $36.59   $36.23     1.0%   $33.93    $2.66     7.8%
Amphenol Corp-Cl A           $60.23   $59.69     0.9%   $59.05    $1.18     2.0%
Schwab (Charles) Corp        $15.20   $15.07     0.9%   $14.27    $0.93     6.5%
NYSE Euronext                $31.67   $31.40     0.9%   $29.54    $2.13     7.2%
Goldman Sachs Group         $134.57  $133.70     0.7%  $123.76   $10.81     8.7%
First Horizon National       $10.21   $10.15     0.6%   $10.46   -$0.25    -2.4%
Diamond Offshore Drilling    $67.68   $67.32     0.5%   $66.29    $1.39     2.1%
Williams Cos Inc             $33.91   $33.73     0.5%   $30.59    $3.32    10.9%
Best Buy Co Inc              $28.44   $28.29     0.5%   $24.77    $3.67    14.8%
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                           March 30 March 29   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Intel Corp                   $28.61   $28.46     0.5%   $28.16    $0.45     1.6%
McKesson                     $96.50   $96.00     0.5%   $88.59    $7.91     8.9%
VeriSign Inc.                $42.78   $42.56     0.5%   $38.54    $4.24    11.0%
Autodesk Inc                 $43.54   $43.32     0.5%   $42.04    $1.50     3.6%
JPMorgan Chase & Co          $49.89   $49.65     0.5%   $45.67    $4.22     9.2%
Boston Properties Inc       $108.38  $107.93     0.4%  $103.86    $4.52     4.4%
Nucor Corp                   $49.32   $49.12     0.4%   $42.81    $6.51    15.2%
Hartford Financial Svcs      $26.90   $26.80     0.4%   $21.03    $5.87    27.9%
Zions Bancorporation         $22.16   $22.08     0.4%   $21.65    $0.51     2.4%
Du Pont (E.I.) De Nemours    $56.13   $55.93     0.4%   $52.75    $3.38     6.4%
Range Resources              $75.28   $75.04     0.3%   $56.96   $18.32    32.2%
Apple Inc                   $671.58  $669.45     0.3%  $609.86   $61.72    10.1%
Raytheon Company             $53.67   $53.50     0.3%   $52.86    $0.81     1.5%
Altera Corporation           $41.92   $41.79     0.3%   $39.24    $2.68     6.8%
Noble Corp.                  $45.47   $45.33     0.3%   $36.97    $8.50    23.0%
Comerica Inc                 $32.97   $32.87     0.3%   $32.33    $0.64     2.0%
M & T Bank Corp              $87.26   $87.00     0.3%   $86.57    $0.69     0.8%
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                           March 30 March 29   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Devon Energy Corp            $90.29   $90.04     0.3%   $70.61   $19.68    27.9%
Suntrust Banks Inc           $25.62   $25.55     0.3%   $24.15    $1.47     6.1%
Xilinx Inc                   $38.80   $38.71     0.2%   $36.29    $2.51     6.9%
Bank Of America Corp          $9.43    $9.41     0.2%    $9.53   -$0.10    -1.0%
Noble Energy Inc            $122.50  $122.30     0.2%   $98.17   $24.33    24.8%
Apache Corp                 $131.67  $131.50     0.1%   $98.81   $32.86    33.3%
AT&T Inc                     $31.65   $31.61     0.1%   $31.21    $0.44     1.4%
US Bancorp                   $32.79   $32.75     0.1%   $31.55    $1.24     3.9%
DIRECTV                      $54.80   $54.75     0.1%   $49.49    $5.31    10.7%
EOG Resources               $128.44  $128.36     0.1%  $109.02   $19.42    17.8%
Rowan Companies              $43.66   $43.76    -0.2%   $32.58   $11.08    34.0%
Verizon Communications       $39.96   $40.08    -0.3%   $38.07    $1.89     5.0%
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc        $69.42   $69.67    -0.4%   $66.72    $2.70     4.0%
Entergy Corp                 $69.82   $70.09    -0.4%   $66.93    $2.89     4.3%
Applied Materials Inc        $14.50   $14.56    -0.4%   $12.48    $2.02    16.2%
Denbury Resources Inc        $26.07   $26.20    -0.5%   $18.19    $7.88    43.3%
Chesapeake Energy            $29.75   $29.93    -0.6%   $23.21    $6.54    28.2%
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                           March 30 March 29   Daily  Current    --Difference--
   

SOURCE: Bloomberg

To contact the reporter on this story: Terrence Barrett in Washington at tbarrett1@bloomberg.net

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


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