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S&P 500 Analyst Target Price Changes for July 27

July 27, 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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                            July 27  July 26   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Higher target price              79       56
Lower target price               70       70
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Sprint Nextel Corp            $3.98    $3.29    21.0%    $4.05   -$0.07    -1.7%
MetroPCS Communications       $8.38    $7.52    11.4%    $8.59   -$0.21    -2.4%
Expedia Inc                  $53.18   $47.94    10.9%   $45.71    $7.47    16.3%
Amgen Inc                    $83.93   $76.77     9.3%   $79.30    $4.63     5.8%
Kimberly-Clark Corp          $87.25   $81.00     7.7%   $85.72    $1.53     1.8%
Western Digital Corp         $45.52   $42.86     6.2%   $39.27    $6.25    15.9%
Pulte Group Inc              $11.73   $11.23     4.5%   $11.86   -$0.13    -1.1%
Colgate-Palmolive Co        $106.60  $102.33     4.2%  $106.38    $0.22     0.2%
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                            July 27  July 26   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Crown Castle Intl Corp       $65.95   $63.53     3.8%   $60.69    $5.26     8.7%
Dr Pepper Snapple Group      $46.56   $44.86     3.8%   $44.66    $1.90     4.3%
VeriSign Inc.                $46.75   $45.06     3.8%   $42.63    $4.12     9.7%
Moody’s Corp                 $40.00   $38.60     3.6%   $40.09   -$0.09    -0.2%
Hershey Co/The               $73.83   $71.36     3.5%   $71.43    $2.40     3.4%
International Paper Co       $38.33   $37.09     3.3%   $32.44    $5.89    18.2%
NextEra Energy               $69.60   $68.00     2.4%   $70.72   -$1.12    -1.6%
CMS Energy                   $25.45   $24.91     2.2%   $24.53    $0.92     3.8%
Cameron International        $63.74   $62.47     2.0%   $49.91   $13.83    27.7%
Wyndham Worldwide            $57.91   $56.80     2.0%   $50.71    $7.20    14.2%
Waste Management             $32.00   $31.50     1.6%   $33.10   -$1.10    -3.3%
Monsanto Co                  $90.50   $89.12     1.5%   $85.60    $4.90     5.7%
Apple Inc                   $745.97  $734.95     1.5%  $574.88  $171.09    29.8%
Exxon Mobil Corp             $91.11   $89.81     1.4%   $86.52    $4.59     5.3%
Vulcan Materials             $49.00   $48.33     1.4%   $37.83   $11.17    29.5%
FLIR Systems Inc.            $22.43   $22.13     1.4%   $20.80    $1.63     7.8%
McGraw-Hill Companies        $56.25   $55.50     1.4%   $46.14   $10.11    21.9%
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                            July 27  July 26   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Harley-Davidson Inc          $60.00   $59.20     1.4%   $43.20   $16.80    38.9%
Watson Pharmaceuticals       $88.94   $87.83     1.3%   $77.78   $11.16    14.3%
Alexion Pharmaceuticals     $112.86  $111.46     1.3% #VALUE!  #VALUE!  #VALUE!
Eli Lilly & Co               $40.33   $39.83     1.3%   $43.61   -$3.28    -7.5%
Ventas Inc                   $61.75   $61.00     1.2%   $65.72   -$3.97    -6.0%
Gilead Sciences Inc          $60.55   $59.85     1.2%   $51.68    $8.87    17.2%
Amerisourcebergen Corp       $44.95   $44.45     1.1%   $37.96    $6.99    18.4%
Cincinnati Financial Corp    $36.00   $35.67     0.9%   $37.57   -$1.57    -4.2%
National Oilwell Varco       $93.80   $92.95     0.9%   $73.31   $20.49    27.9%
Kinder Morgan                $39.75   $39.43     0.8%   $35.72    $4.03    11.3%
Stericycle Inc               $98.22   $97.44     0.8%   $92.22    $6.00     6.5%
Ball Corp                    $45.33   $45.00     0.7%   $40.96    $4.37    10.7%
Range Resources              $73.24   $72.73     0.7%   $61.17   $12.07    19.7%
PACCAR Inc.                  $47.47   $47.14     0.7%   $38.64    $8.83    22.9%
Electronic Arts Inc          $18.74   $18.61     0.7%   $10.93    $7.81    71.5%
FMC Technologies             $51.28   $50.94     0.7%   $45.46    $5.82    12.8%
Occidental Petroleum        $111.00  $110.27     0.7%   $87.32   $23.68    27.1%
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                            July 27  July 26   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Teradyne Inc                 $21.59   $21.45     0.7%   $14.85    $6.74    45.4%
AvalonBay Communities       $149.65  $148.69     0.6%  $144.58    $5.07     3.5%
Akamai Technologies          $38.58   $38.34     0.6%   $35.04    $3.54    10.1%
Travelers Cos                $68.69   $68.29     0.6%   $61.61    $7.08    11.5%
General Dynamics Corp        $73.00   $72.58     0.6%   $62.90   $10.10    16.1%
Celgene Corp                 $77.00   $76.57     0.6%   $67.49    $9.51    14.1%
News Corp                    $25.11   $24.97     0.6%   $22.59    $2.52    11.2%
Union Pacific Corp          $135.23  $134.50     0.5%  $120.81   $14.42    11.9%
Mylan Inc                    $27.73   $27.60     0.5%   $22.75    $4.98    21.9%
Torchmark Corp               $55.25   $55.00     0.5%   $49.10    $6.15    12.5%
Marathon Oil Corp            $34.07   $33.93     0.4%   $26.30    $7.77    29.5%
Regions Financial             $7.54    $7.51     0.4%    $7.07    $0.47     6.6%
Walt Disney Co               $50.83   $50.63     0.4%   $49.71    $1.12     2.3%
Illinois Tool Works          $59.15   $58.92     0.4%   $53.56    $5.59    10.4%
Norfolk Southern             $85.45   $85.13     0.4%   $73.00   $12.45    17.1%
Baker Hughes Inc             $53.28   $53.09     0.4%   $46.48    $6.80    14.6%
Visa Inc                    $139.52  $139.03     0.4%  $126.77   $12.75    10.1%
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                            July 27  July 26   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Time Warner Cable            $92.76   $92.45     0.3%   $84.40    $8.36     9.9%
Halliburton Co               $43.06   $42.92     0.3%   $32.56   $10.50    32.2%
Southern Co                  $47.36   $47.21     0.3%   $48.08   -$0.72    -1.5%
Whole Foods Market          $102.60  $102.28     0.3%   $94.10    $8.50     9.0%
Cablevision Systems          $16.11   $16.06     0.3%   $14.77    $1.34     9.1%
Costco Wholesale Corp        $91.38   $91.12     0.3%   $95.91   -$4.53    -4.7%
Noble Energy Inc            $112.64  $112.35     0.3%   $86.99   $25.65    29.5%
Fifth Third Bancorp          $16.06   $16.02     0.2%   $14.15    $1.91    13.5%
McKesson                    $103.95  $103.70     0.2%   $92.26   $11.69    12.7%
O’Reilly Automotive         $100.18   $99.94     0.2%   $86.97   $13.21    15.2%
Boeing Co                    $86.88   $86.68     0.2%   $74.91   $11.97    16.0%
KeyCorp                       $8.98    $8.96     0.2%    $8.06    $0.92    11.4%
PepsiCo                      $74.50   $74.36     0.2%   $71.22    $3.28     4.6%
Amazon.Com Inc              $261.14  $260.66     0.2%  $220.01   $41.13    18.7%
Host Hotels & Resorts        $17.43   $17.41     0.1%   $14.41    $3.02    21.0%
Xilinx Inc                   $35.97   $35.93     0.1%   $32.25    $3.72    11.5%
Capital One Financial        $65.60   $65.53     0.1%   $56.36    $9.24    16.4%
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                            July 27  July 26   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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CBS Corp.                    $38.48   $38.44     0.1%   $32.63    $5.85    17.9%
CME Group                    $59.29   $59.25     0.1%   $52.44    $6.85    13.1%
Fidelity National Info       $38.09   $38.08     0.0%   $31.70    $6.39    20.2%
Goodrich Corp               $127.38  $127.40     0.0%  $127.48   -$0.10    -0.1%
Linear Technology Corp       $34.60   $34.61     0.0%   $31.76    $2.84     8.9%
Deere & Co                   $89.66   $89.70     0.0%   $75.03   $14.63    19.5%
Covidien                     $62.59   $62.63    -0.1%   $53.26    $9.33    17.5%
Molex Inc                    $26.40   $26.42    -0.1%   $24.53    $1.87     7.6%
Interpublic Group Of Cos     $12.85   $12.86    -0.1%    $9.90    $2.95    29.8%
Chubb Corp                   $77.06   $77.13    -0.1%   $69.55    $7.51    10.8%
Praxair Inc                 $119.44  $119.56    -0.1%  $104.48   $14.96    14.3%
Thermo Fisher Scientific     $63.23   $63.30    -0.1%   $54.69    $8.54    15.6%
EOG Resources               $122.29  $122.46    -0.1%   $97.42   $24.87    25.5%
Flowserve Corp              $141.90  $142.10    -0.1%  $112.19   $29.71    26.5%
Hudson City Bancorp           $6.61    $6.62    -0.2%    $5.90    $0.71    12.0%
Symantec Corp                $18.36   $18.39    -0.2%   $15.36    $3.00    19.5%
T Rowe Price Group           $65.94   $66.06    -0.2%   $59.75    $6.19    10.4%
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                            July 27  July 26   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Newmont Mining               $63.67   $63.82    -0.2%   $46.09   $17.58    38.1%
United Parcel Service        $86.00   $86.21    -0.2%   $74.87   $11.13    14.9%
Broadcom Corp-Cl A           $41.21   $41.33    -0.3%   $33.07    $8.14    24.6%
Apache Corp                 $115.87  $116.22    -0.3%   $85.16   $30.71    36.1%
Waters Corp                  $85.57   $85.86    -0.3%   $77.09    $8.48    11.0%
AON Corp                     $54.50   $54.69    -0.3%   $46.48    $8.02    17.3%
Cummins Inc                 $104.38  $104.75    -0.4%   $89.09   $15.29    17.2%
Motorola Solutions           $52.85   $53.08    -0.4%   $47.48    $5.37    11.3%
Lorillard Inc               $139.00  $139.63    -0.5%  $127.03   $11.97     9.4%
Newfield Exploration         $42.21   $42.42    -0.5%   $30.96   $11.25    36.3%
Bemis Company                $31.67   $31.83    -0.5%   $30.75    $0.92     3.0%
Northrop Grumman             $62.27   $62.66    -0.6%   $64.80   -$2.53    -3.9%
Equifax Inc                  $50.88   $51.20    -0.6%   $46.97    $3.91     8.3%
3M Co                        $96.82   $97.44    -0.6%   $90.59    $6.23     6.9%
Applied Materials Inc        $13.18   $13.27    -0.7%   $10.64    $2.54    23.9%
Wellpoint Inc                $70.14   $70.64    -0.7%   $53.39   $16.75    31.4%
Federated Investors Inc      $20.45   $20.60    -0.7%   $19.93    $0.52     2.6%
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                            July 27  July 26   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Principal Financial Group    $31.93   $32.20    -0.8%   $25.63    $6.30    24.6%
First Solar Inc              $21.07   $21.25    -0.8%   $14.00    $7.07    50.5%
Staples Inc                  $15.75   $15.89    -0.9%   $12.43    $3.32    26.7%
KLA-Tencor                   $59.73   $60.27    -0.9%   $49.66   $10.07    20.3%
J.C. Penney Co Inc           $27.38   $27.63    -0.9%   $22.21    $5.17    23.3%
Kellogg Co                   $51.73   $52.23    -1.0%   $46.61    $5.12    11.0%
PerkinElmer                  $30.50   $30.82    -1.0%   $24.88    $5.62    22.6%
Parker Hannifin Corp         $88.40   $89.33    -1.0%   $78.44    $9.96    12.7%
Tyco International           $61.33   $62.00    -1.1%   $52.44    $8.89    17.0%
Safeway Inc                  $20.07   $20.29    -1.1%   $15.09    $4.98    33.0%
Airgas Inc                   $96.64   $97.73    -1.1%   $78.13   $18.51    23.7%
Precision Castparts         $190.88  $193.06    -1.1%  $156.95   $33.93    21.6%
Corning Inc                  $14.57   $14.75    -1.2%   $11.23    $3.34    29.7%
Citrix Systems Inc           $88.91   $90.02    -1.2%   $74.22   $14.69    19.8%
Aetna Inc                    $51.18   $51.82    -1.2%   $35.30   $15.88    45.0%
Starwood Hotels & Resorts    $63.50   $64.33    -1.3%   $52.71   $10.79    20.5%
CA Inc.                      $27.38   $27.75    -1.3%   $26.31    $1.07     4.1%
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                            July 27  July 26   Daily  Current    --Difference--
   

SOURCE: Bloomberg

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