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S&P 500 Analyst Target Price Changes for July 30

July 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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                            July 30  July 27   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Higher target price              62       79
Lower target price               64       70
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Tesoro Corp                  $39.25   $33.18    18.3%   $27.90   $11.35    40.7%
Valero Energy Corp           $35.25   $30.55    15.4%   $26.10    $9.15    35.1%
Marathon Petroleum Corp      $59.55   $53.60    11.1%   $47.04   $12.51    26.6%
Phillips 66                  $43.00   $40.44     6.3%   $36.52    $6.48    17.7%
Pulte Group Inc              $12.20   $11.73     4.0%   $12.01    $0.19     1.6%
Sprint Nextel Corp            $4.12    $3.98     3.5%    $4.31   -$0.19    -4.4%
Expedia Inc                  $54.88   $53.18     3.2%   $54.90   -$0.02     0.0%
MetroPCS Communications       $8.64    $8.38     3.1%    $9.04   -$0.40    -4.4%
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                            July 30  July 27   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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DTE Energy                   $60.56   $58.78     3.0%   $61.15   -$0.59    -1.0%
Merck & Co. Inc.             $46.27   $44.95     2.9%   $45.08    $1.19     2.6%
DR Horton                    $19.55   $19.02     2.8%   $18.39    $1.16     6.3%
EQT Corp.                    $62.67   $61.15     2.5%   $56.99    $5.68    10.0%
3M Co                        $99.17   $96.82     2.4%   $91.71    $7.46     8.1%
Ventas Inc                   $63.13   $61.75     2.2%   $66.79   -$3.66    -5.5%
Weyerhaeuser Co              $23.77   $23.28     2.1%   $23.59    $0.18     0.8%
Cincinnati Financial Corp    $36.67   $36.00     1.9%   $38.05   -$1.38    -3.6%
Netflix                      $76.50   $75.11     1.9%   $58.92   $17.58    29.8%
NextEra Energy               $70.63   $69.60     1.5%   $71.09   -$0.46    -0.6%
Gap Inc/The                  $30.45   $30.05     1.3%   $29.91    $0.54     1.8%
Coventry Health Care         $36.08   $35.62     1.3%   $34.07    $2.01     5.9%
Helmerich & Payne            $56.69   $56.00     1.2%   $48.59    $8.10    16.7%
Gilead Sciences Inc          $61.24   $60.55     1.1%   $55.50    $5.74    10.3%
International Paper Co       $38.75   $38.33     1.1%   $33.36    $5.39    16.2%
Mattel Inc                   $37.36   $37.00     1.0%   $35.28    $2.08     5.9%
Amgen Inc                    $84.73   $83.93     1.0%   $83.92    $0.81     1.0%
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                            July 30  July 27   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Newell Rubbermaid            $22.15   $21.95     0.9%   $18.09    $4.06    22.4%
CMS Energy                   $25.68   $25.45     0.9%   $24.80    $0.88     3.5%
Colgate-Palmolive Co        $107.47  $106.60     0.8%  $107.17    $0.30     0.3%
Seagate Technology           $29.82   $29.60     0.7%   $30.06   -$0.24    -0.8%
Zimmer Holdings Inc          $68.18   $67.70     0.7%   $58.84    $9.34    15.9%
Noble Energy Inc            $113.43  $112.64     0.7%   $89.55   $23.88    26.7%
VF Corp.                    $171.08  $169.93     0.7%  $150.15   $20.93    13.9%
Crown Castle Intl Corp       $66.33   $65.95     0.6%   $61.69    $4.64     7.5%
Deere & Co                   $90.16   $89.66     0.6%   $78.10   $12.06    15.4%
SanDisk                      $44.73   $44.50     0.5%   $42.44    $2.29     5.4%
Dr Pepper Snapple Group      $46.78   $46.56     0.5%   $45.59    $1.19     2.6%
AON Corp                     $54.75   $54.50     0.5%   $49.32    $5.43    11.0%
General Electric Co          $22.75   $22.65     0.4%   $20.92    $1.83     8.7%
Aetna Inc                    $51.40   $51.18     0.4%   $36.67   $14.73    40.2%
Comcast Corp-Class A         $34.71   $34.57     0.4%   $32.30    $2.41     7.5%
News Corp                    $25.21   $25.11     0.4%   $23.37    $1.84     7.9%
Equity Residential           $64.22   $63.97     0.4%   $62.98    $1.24     2.0%
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                            July 30  July 27   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Walt Disney Co               $51.00   $50.83     0.3%   $49.92    $1.08     2.2%
National Oilwell Varco       $94.10   $93.80     0.3%   $73.66   $20.44    27.7%
Wyndham Worldwide            $58.09   $57.91     0.3%   $52.28    $5.81    11.1%
Ingersoll-Rand               $46.56   $46.44     0.3%   $42.42    $4.14     9.8%
Equifax Inc                  $51.00   $50.88     0.2%   $47.06    $3.94     8.4%
Boeing Co                    $87.08   $86.88     0.2%   $75.51   $11.57    15.3%
Chubb Corp                   $77.22   $77.06     0.2%   $72.32    $4.90     6.8%
Simon Property Group        $169.20  $168.87     0.2%  $160.48    $8.72     5.4%
Marriott International       $41.27   $41.19     0.2%   $36.89    $4.38    11.9%
Scripps Networks             $57.32   $57.21     0.2%   $54.79    $2.53     4.6%
NIKE Inc.                   $102.73  $102.57     0.2%   $97.03    $5.70     5.9%
AvalonBay Communities       $149.88  $149.65     0.2%  $145.51    $4.37     3.0%
Time Warner Cable            $92.90   $92.76     0.2%   $84.47    $8.43    10.0%
Southern Co                  $47.43   $47.36     0.1%   $48.42   -$0.99    -2.0%
Emerson Electric Co          $54.63   $54.56     0.1%   $48.03    $6.60    13.7%
Intel Corp                   $29.21   $29.19     0.1%   $26.02    $3.19    12.3%
Watson Pharmaceuticals       $89.00   $88.94     0.1%   $79.77    $9.23    11.6%
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                            July 30  July 27   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Air Products & Chemicals     $95.31   $95.25     0.1%   $81.26   $14.05    17.3%
Cameron International        $63.78   $63.74     0.1%   $51.82   $11.96    23.1%
Kellogg Co                   $51.75   $51.73     0.0%   $47.19    $4.56     9.7%
Goodrich Corp               $127.33  $127.38     0.0%  $127.48   -$0.15    -0.1%
ACE Ltd                      $83.84   $83.89    -0.1%   $73.56   $10.28    14.0%
Mylan Inc                    $27.71   $27.73    -0.1%   $23.28    $4.43    19.0%
Discovery Communications     $53.57   $53.62    -0.1%   $52.02    $1.55     3.0%
American Tower Corp          $73.67   $73.74    -0.1%   $72.33    $1.34     1.9%
Northern Trust Corp          $49.28   $49.33    -0.1%   $46.25    $3.03     6.6%
Host Hotels & Resorts        $17.41   $17.43    -0.1%   $14.76    $2.65    18.0%
Illinois Tool Works          $59.08   $59.15    -0.1%   $55.27    $3.81     6.9%
Allstate Corp                $38.20   $38.25    -0.1%   $34.73    $3.47    10.0%
Covidien                     $62.50   $62.59    -0.1%   $55.53    $6.97    12.6%
Praxair Inc                 $119.25  $119.44    -0.2%  $106.00   $13.25    12.5%
VeriSign Inc.                $46.67   $46.75    -0.2%   $45.46    $1.21     2.7%
CME Group                    $59.18   $59.29    -0.2%   $52.51    $6.67    12.7%
Principal Financial Group    $31.87   $31.93    -0.2%   $24.98    $6.89    27.6%
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                            July 30  July 27   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Range Resources              $73.10   $73.24    -0.2%   $62.69   $10.41    16.6%
Visa Inc                    $139.24  $139.52    -0.2%  $129.14   $10.10     7.8%
Microchip Technology         $37.50   $37.58    -0.2%   $32.90    $4.60    14.0%
JPMorgan Chase & Co          $44.20   $44.30    -0.2%   $36.89    $7.31    19.8%
Kroger Co                    $25.94   $26.00    -0.2%   $21.87    $4.07    18.6%
PepsiCo                      $74.30   $74.50    -0.3%   $72.26    $2.04     2.8%
BEAM Inc                     $63.50   $63.71    -0.3%   $63.04    $0.46     0.7%
Apple Inc                   $743.49  $745.97    -0.3%  $585.45  $158.04    27.0%
KLA-Tencor                   $59.50   $59.73    -0.4%   $50.98    $8.52    16.7%
Eli Lilly & Co               $40.17   $40.33    -0.4%   $44.37   -$4.20    -9.5%
Iron Mountain                $39.83   $40.00    -0.4%   $32.76    $7.07    21.6%
Mead Johnson Nutrition       $81.50   $81.85    -0.4%   $72.02    $9.48    13.2%
Coca-Cola Enterprises        $31.30   $31.44    -0.4%   $29.70    $1.60     5.4%
Federated Investors Inc      $20.35   $20.45    -0.5%   $19.97    $0.38     1.9%
Starwood Hotels & Resorts    $63.17   $63.50    -0.5%   $54.03    $9.14    16.9%
United Technologies          $91.59   $92.07    -0.5%   $74.28   $17.31    23.3%
PerkinElmer                  $30.33   $30.50    -0.6%   $25.74    $4.59    17.8%
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                            July 30  July 27   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Western Digital Corp         $45.26   $45.52    -0.6%   $39.92    $5.34    13.4%
Coach Inc                    $78.25   $78.71    -0.6%   $62.10   $16.15    26.0%
Ameriprise Financial Inc     $63.70   $64.10    -0.6%   $52.53   $11.17    21.3%
Boston Scientific Corp        $6.02    $6.06    -0.7%    $5.22    $0.80    15.3%
Lockheed Martin Corp         $88.17   $88.77    -0.7%   $90.20   -$2.03    -2.3%
Dow Chemical                 $34.33   $34.58    -0.7%   $29.08    $5.25    18.1%
Ball Corp                    $45.00   $45.33    -0.7%   $41.89    $3.11     7.4%
Consol Energy Inc            $40.70   $41.05    -0.9%   $29.41   $11.29    38.4%
Williams Cos Inc             $35.57   $35.88    -0.9%   $31.60    $3.97    12.6%
J.C. Penney Co Inc           $27.13   $27.38    -0.9%   $23.00    $4.13    18.0%
Occidental Petroleum        $109.94  $111.00    -1.0%   $88.62   $21.32    24.1%
Republic Services            $33.50   $33.83    -1.0%   $28.17    $5.33    18.9%
McGraw-Hill Companies        $55.70   $56.25    -1.0%   $47.03    $8.67    18.4%
L-3 Communications           $71.95   $72.68    -1.0%   $69.86    $2.09     3.0%
Amazon.Com Inc              $258.47  $261.14    -1.0%  $237.42   $21.05     8.9%
Tyco International           $60.70   $61.33    -1.0%   $53.96    $6.74    12.5%
Hudson City Bancorp           $6.54    $6.61    -1.1%    $6.03    $0.51     8.5%
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                            July 30  July 27   Daily  Current    --Difference--
   

SOURCE: Bloomberg

To contact the reporter on this story: Stephen Rose in Washington at srose31@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Marco Babic at mbabic@bloomberg.net


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