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Analyst Estimate Changes by Industry Groups in the S&P 500

March 23, 2012

The following tables detail the four-week percentage change in first and second quarter earnings estimates by industry groups in the Standard and Poor’s 500 Index. Earnings estimates are provided by Bloomberg.

Sector                                 Q1/12(%)  Q2/12(%)
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Financials                                 1.74      0.61
Information Technology                     0.72      0.92
Energy                                     0.09      1.02
Consumer Discretionary                    -0.41     -0.24
Consumer Staples                          -0.43     -0.20
Health Care                               -0.52      0.06
Industrials                               -0.60     -0.46
Utilities                                 -0.69      0.15
Telecommunication Services                -1.45     -0.51
Materials                                 -3.10     -0.65
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Total                                      0.07      0.30

Industry                               Q1/12(%)  Q2/12(%)
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Diversified Financials                     2.76      1.02
Technology Hardware & Equipment            1.99      2.10
Insurance                                  1.90     -0.02
Retailing                                  1.09      0.78
Oil, Gas and Consumable Fuels              0.67      1.63
Banks                                      0.16      0.56
Software & Services                       -0.11      0.56
Capital Goods                             -0.15     -0.24
Commercial Services & Supplies            -0.37     -0.26
Food & Staples Retailing                  -0.41      0.18
Food Beverage & Tobacco                   -0.41     -0.30
Real Estate                               -0.46      0.19
Pharma., Biotech. & Life Sciences         -0.47      0.03
Household & Personal Products             -0.51     -0.47
Health Care Equipment & Services          -0.61      0.13
Consumer Services                         -0.68     -3.28
Utilities                                 -0.69      0.15
Consumer Durables & Apparel               -0.94      0.08
Automobiles & Components                  -1.10      0.81
Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equip.     -1.26     -1.91
Media                                     -1.41     -0.30
Telecommunication Services                -1.45     -0.51
Materials                                 -3.10     -0.65
Transportation                            -3.46     -1.54
Energy Equipment & Services               -3.61     -2.90
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Total                                      0.07      0.30

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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