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S&P 500 Analyst Target Price Changes for July 31

July 31, 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 31  July 30   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Higher target price              73       62
Lower target price               56       64
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Roper Industries            $112.00  $105.00     6.7%   $99.64   $12.36    12.4%
Assurant Inc                 $37.33   $36.20     3.1%   $36.17    $1.16     3.2%
Seagate Technology           $30.55   $29.82     2.4%   $30.43    $0.12     0.4%
Pulte Group Inc              $12.48   $12.20     2.3%   $11.60    $0.88     7.6%
Fiserv Inc                   $77.85   $76.42     1.9%   $72.25    $5.60     7.8%
Franklin Resources          $128.74  $126.65     1.7%  $115.39   $13.35    11.6%
International Paper Co       $39.36   $38.75     1.6%   $32.84    $6.52    19.9%
Owens-Illinois Inc           $24.25   $23.89     1.5%   $18.21    $6.04    33.2%
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                            July 31  July 30   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Sprint Nextel Corp            $4.18    $4.12     1.5%    $4.51   -$0.33    -7.3%
PerkinElmer                  $30.70   $30.33     1.2%   $25.62    $5.08    19.8%
SAIC Inc.                    $13.86   $13.71     1.1%   $11.46    $2.40    20.9%
Cabot Oil & Gas Corp         $45.50   $45.06     1.0%   $42.99    $2.51     5.8%
Murphy Oil Corp              $61.43   $60.86     0.9%   $54.51    $6.92    12.7%
Tiffany & Co                 $68.41   $67.78     0.9%   $57.21   $11.20    19.6%
Perrigo Co                  $115.75  $114.69     0.9%  $115.08    $0.67     0.6%
Hewlett-Packard Co           $26.98   $26.74     0.9%   $18.26    $8.72    47.8%
Edwards Lifesciences        $107.73  $106.81     0.9%  $103.44    $4.29     4.1%
Coventry Health Care         $36.38   $36.08     0.8%   $33.51    $2.87     8.6%
Colgate-Palmolive Co        $108.25  $107.47     0.7%  $107.47    $0.78     0.7%
Sherwin-Williams            $135.58  $134.73     0.6%  $135.44    $0.14     0.1%
NIKE Inc.                   $103.35  $102.73     0.6%   $95.85    $7.50     7.8%
AON Corp                     $55.08   $54.75     0.6%   $49.81    $5.27    10.6%
Air Products & Chemicals     $95.87   $95.31     0.6%   $81.34   $14.53    17.9%
Flowserve Corp              $142.70  $141.90     0.6%  $115.80   $26.90    23.2%
Urban Outfitters             $30.65   $30.48     0.6%   $30.95   -$0.30    -1.0%
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                            July 31  July 30   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Northeast Utilities          $39.89   $39.67     0.6%   $40.57   -$0.68    -1.7%
Equity Residential           $64.56   $64.22     0.5%   $63.33    $1.23     1.9%
Coach Inc                    $78.65   $78.25     0.5%   $60.58   $18.07    29.8%
Time Warner Cable            $93.35   $92.90     0.5%   $85.00    $8.35     9.8%
Xerox Corp                    $8.33    $8.29     0.5%    $6.91    $1.42    20.5%
Airgas Inc                   $97.10   $96.64     0.5%   $79.94   $17.16    21.5%
CSX Corp                     $26.86   $26.74     0.4%   $22.89    $3.97    17.3%
KeyCorp                       $9.02    $8.98     0.4%    $8.06    $0.96    11.9%
Becton Dickinson And Co      $79.85   $79.50     0.4%   $76.21    $3.64     4.8%
Ford Motor Co                $13.75   $13.69     0.4%    $9.10    $4.65    51.1%
Plum Creek Timber            $43.86   $43.67     0.4%   $40.63    $3.23     7.9%
Crown Castle Intl Corp       $66.61   $66.33     0.4%   $62.53    $4.08     6.5%
Medtronic Inc                $42.87   $42.69     0.4%   $38.81    $4.06    10.5%
Biogen Idec Inc             $149.80  $149.19     0.4%  $147.28    $2.52     1.7%
American Express Co          $62.78   $62.53     0.4%   $58.29    $4.49     7.7%
Avon Products Inc            $18.27   $18.20     0.4%   $15.45    $2.82    18.3%
DIRECTV                      $55.32   $55.11     0.4%   $49.33    $5.99    12.1%
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                            July 31  July 30   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Weyerhaeuser Co              $23.85   $23.77     0.3%   $23.50    $0.35     1.5%
BEAM Inc                     $63.71   $63.50     0.3%   $62.68    $1.03     1.6%
Norfolk Southern             $85.73   $85.45     0.3%   $74.18   $11.55    15.6%
Ball Corp                    $45.14   $45.00     0.3%   $41.90    $3.24     7.7%
Noble Energy Inc            $113.76  $113.43     0.3%   $89.10   $24.66    27.7%
Coca-Cola Co/The             $83.38   $83.15     0.3%   $81.12    $2.26     2.8%
Southwestern Energy          $36.59   $36.50     0.2%   $34.27    $2.32     6.8%
AvalonBay Communities       $150.24  $149.88     0.2%  $146.18    $4.06     2.8%
Carefusion Corp              $29.67   $29.60     0.2%   $24.43    $5.24    21.4%
PepsiCo                      $74.47   $74.30     0.2%   $72.75    $1.72     2.4%
Nordstrom Inc                $57.40   $57.29     0.2%   $54.55    $2.85     5.2%
DTE Energy                   $60.67   $60.56     0.2%   $61.66   -$0.99    -1.6%
Boeing Co                    $87.21   $87.08     0.1%   $74.86   $12.35    16.5%
Comcast Corp-Class A         $34.76   $34.71     0.1%   $32.21    $2.55     7.9%
Costco Wholesale Corp        $91.51   $91.38     0.1%   $96.46   -$4.95    -5.1%
Goodrich Corp               $127.50  $127.33     0.1%  $127.48    $0.02     0.0%
ACE Ltd                      $83.94   $83.84     0.1%   $73.55   $10.39    14.1%
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                            July 31  July 30   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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NextEra Energy               $70.71   $70.63     0.1%   $71.42   -$0.71    -1.0%
Diamond Offshore Drilling    $72.43   $72.35     0.1%   $66.76    $5.67     8.5%
Helmerich & Payne            $56.75   $56.69     0.1%   $48.05    $8.70    18.1%
Abbott Laboratories          $67.00   $66.93     0.1%   $66.60    $0.40     0.6%
Northern Trust Corp          $49.33   $49.28     0.1%   $45.71    $3.62     7.9%
Duke Energy Corp             $69.18   $69.11     0.1%   $68.07    $1.11     1.6%
Newell Rubbermaid            $22.17   $22.15     0.1%   $17.78    $4.39    24.7%
Anadarko Petroleum           $99.84   $99.75     0.1%   $71.75   $28.09    39.1%
Johnson Controls Inc         $33.57   $33.54     0.1%   $24.71    $8.86    35.9%
CBS Corp.                    $38.50   $38.48     0.1%   $33.55    $4.95    14.8%
Exelon Corp                  $39.75   $39.73     0.1%   $39.49    $0.26     0.7%
Western Digital Corp         $45.28   $45.26     0.0%   $40.17    $5.11    12.7%
Stryker Corp                 $61.42   $61.40     0.0%   $52.34    $9.08    17.3%
Scripps Networks             $57.33   $57.32     0.0%   $54.98    $2.35     4.3%
Johnson & Johnson            $73.93   $73.94     0.0%   $69.45    $4.48     6.5%
Jacobs Engineering Group     $50.18   $50.19     0.0%   $39.20   $10.98    28.0%
Kellogg Co                   $51.73   $51.75     0.0%   $47.40    $4.33     9.1%
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                            July 31  July 30   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Time Warner Inc              $42.61   $42.63     0.0%   $38.58    $4.03    10.4%
Praxair Inc                 $119.19  $119.25    -0.1%  $105.41   $13.78    13.1%
Yum! Brands Inc              $76.68   $76.72    -0.1%   $66.40   $10.28    15.5%
BB&T Corp                    $34.61   $34.63    -0.1%   $31.71    $2.90     9.1%
Zimmer Holdings Inc          $68.14   $68.18    -0.1%   $58.70    $9.44    16.1%
EMC Corp.                    $31.30   $31.32    -0.1%   $26.31    $4.99    19.0%
Watson Pharmaceuticals       $88.94   $89.00    -0.1%   $78.78   $10.16    12.9%
Discovery Communications     $53.52   $53.57    -0.1%   $50.93    $2.59     5.1%
Baxter International Inc     $62.00   $62.07    -0.1%   $58.97    $3.03     5.1%
Intl Business Machines      $212.14  $212.39    -0.1%  $196.68   $15.46     7.9%
M & T Bank Corp              $90.48   $90.59    -0.1%   $86.17    $4.31     5.0%
Kohls Corp                   $55.63   $55.70    -0.1%   $49.81    $5.82    11.7%
Du Pont (E.I.) De Nemours    $55.20   $55.27    -0.1%   $49.67    $5.53    11.1%
Cisco Systems Inc            $21.19   $21.22    -0.1%   $15.87    $5.32    33.5%
Covidien                     $62.41   $62.50    -0.1%   $55.97    $6.44    11.5%
Apple Inc                   $742.27  $743.49    -0.2%  $595.03  $147.24    24.7%
Union Pacific Corp          $135.00  $135.23    -0.2%  $123.14   $11.86     9.6%
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                            July 31  July 30   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Celgene Corp                 $76.86   $77.00    -0.2%   $69.40    $7.46    10.7%
Accenture PLC                $65.49   $65.61    -0.2%   $60.38    $5.11     8.5%
Rowan Companies              $41.92   $42.00    -0.2%   $36.34    $5.58    15.4%
Starwood Hotels & Resorts    $63.04   $63.17    -0.2%   $53.77    $9.27    17.2%
Suntrust Banks Inc           $26.80   $26.86    -0.2%   $23.55    $3.25    13.8%
Unitedhealth Group           $69.43   $69.60    -0.2%   $53.26   $16.17    30.4%
AT&T Inc                     $35.65   $35.74    -0.3%   $37.43   -$1.78    -4.8%
T Rowe Price Group           $65.76   $65.94    -0.3%   $60.22    $5.54     9.2%
Invesco Ltd                  $26.75   $26.83    -0.3%   $22.27    $4.48    20.1%
Nabors Industries            $19.08   $19.14    -0.3%   $14.58    $4.50    30.9%
Hess Corp                    $62.55   $62.75    -0.3%   $48.18   $14.37    29.8%
Mylan Inc                    $27.62   $27.71    -0.3%   $23.34    $4.28    18.3%
Walt Disney Co               $50.83   $51.00    -0.3%   $49.80    $1.03     2.1%
NetApp Inc.                  $34.45   $34.57    -0.3%   $32.49    $1.96     6.0%
Abercrombie & Fitch          $49.50   $49.68    -0.4%   $35.39   $14.11    39.9%
Cablevision Systems          $16.05   $16.11    -0.4%   $15.21    $0.84     5.5%
St Jude Medical Inc          $45.41   $45.61    -0.4%   $37.54    $7.87    21.0%
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                            July 31  July 30   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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