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S&P 500 Stocks With Biggest Gap Between Market Price, Estimate

February 01, 2013

The following table shows the companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index (SPX) with the biggest gaps between their stock price and analysts’ average price estimates as of Feb. 1.

The average estimate (IBM:US) is based on data compiled by Bloomberg and reflects forecasts for the next 12 months, a period that varies among brokerage firms. Only companies that have at least four analyst target prices are included.

Positive Gap Percentage
                                    # of     Last   Average    1 Year
Tkr   Company Name          Gap%   Analyst  Price    Target   %Return
=====================================================================
AAPL  APPLE INC             35.5     44    454.32    615.83      0.69
NFX   NEWFIELD EXPLOR       33.6     17     29.64     39.61    -21.98
CNX   CONSOL ENERGY         32.5     19     31.22     41.38    -10.69
NEM   NEWMONT MINING        31.3     18     43.56     57.19    -28.13
JBL   JABIL CIRCUIT         30.2      8     19.36     25.20    -15.25
QEP   QEP RESOURCES I       29.8     14     29.78     38.67      2.78
BTU   PEABODY ENERGY        29.0     19     25.18     32.48    -25.31
MNST  MONSTER BEVERAG       28.3      5     48.34     62.00     -8.33
NVDA  NVIDIA CORP           26.4     20     12.33     15.57    -16.45
NOV   NATL OILWELL VA       25.4     22     71.06     89.08      0.88
APC   ANADARKO PETROL       23.2     26     81.23    100.11     -0.37
COH   COACH INC             23.0     28     50.15     61.71    -25.89
APA   APACHE CORP           22.4     25     84.92    103.95    -14.63
BRCM  BROADCOM CORP-A       22.4     37     32.88     40.23     -4.41
DVN   DEVON ENERGY CO       22.2     23     57.81     70.67     -9.17
GME   GAMESTOP CORP-A       21.0     17     23.96     29.00      3.06
ALXN  ALEXION PHARM         20.2     13     97.58    117.31     22.45
EMC   EMC CORP/MA           20.0     32     24.85     29.83     -4.46
MU    MICRON TECH           19.9     22      7.68      9.21     -0.46
GLW   CORNING INC           19.7     17     11.96     14.31     -4.32
GT    GOODYEAR TIRE         19.7      4     13.79     16.50      5.77
WPX   WPX ENERGY            19.6     10     15.30     18.30     -8.80
AMZN  AMAZON.COM INC        19.6     29    265.99    318.00     36.55
TWC   TIME WARNER CAB       19.4     23     88.37    105.50     24.46
EQT   EQT CORP              19.3     11     59.54     71.04     19.54
SLM   SLM CORP              19.2      9     17.06     20.33     16.67
UNH   UNITEDHEALTH GR       19.0     15     55.65     66.25      8.16
DLTR  DOLLAR TREE INC       18.9     17     40.09     47.68     -5.68
TER   TERADYNE INC          18.9     10     16.58     19.71     -1.16
GPS   GAP INC/THE           18.7     22     32.64     38.76     75.10
STZ   CONSTELLATION-A       18.6      8     32.23     38.22     54.83
BBBY  BED BATH &BEYON       18.3     19     59.10     69.91     -3.29
DNR   DENBURY RESOURC       18.1     16     18.86     22.27     -1.22
AES   AES CORP              18.0      5     11.08     13.07    -14.41
VFC   VF CORP               17.9      9    148.04    174.50     14.56
COF   CAPITAL ONE FIN       17.8     22     56.40     66.46     23.57
DFS   DISCOVER FINANC       17.7     19     39.00     45.91     42.95
MSFT  MICROSOFT CORP        17.5     29     27.92     32.81     -4.38
BA    BOEING CO/THE         17.4     19     74.86     87.91      2.00
LUV   SOUTHWEST AIR         17.1     14     11.30     13.23     17.46
PCP   PRECISION CASTP       17.0     16    185.77    217.33     12.13
PKI   PERKINELMER INC       16.8     10     34.03     39.73     48.40
FTR   FRONTIER COMMUN       16.5      9      4.47      5.21     17.40
HAR   HARMAN INTL           16.3      5     45.42     52.83      7.20
TDC   TERADATA CORP         16.3     16     66.74     77.63     24.46
LSI   LSI CORP              16.3     14      7.25      8.43     -7.00
ATI   ALLEGHENY TECH        16.2      9     32.84     38.15    -28.78
AA    ALCOA INC             15.9     15      8.94     10.35    -11.83
MRK   MERCK & CO            15.9     10     41.92     48.57     17.73
GRMN  GARMIN LTD            15.7      7     38.66     44.71     -5.25
ESRX  EXPRESS SCRIPTS       15.5     16     54.30     62.71      4.42

Negative Gap Percentage
                                    # of     Last   Average    1 Year
Tkr   Company Name          Gap%   Analyst  Price    Target   %Return
=====================================================================
NFLX  NETFLIX INC          -29.4     25    168.38    118.92     37.47
HPQ   HEWLETT-PACKARD      -20.8     15     16.61     13.16    -39.32
FSLR  FIRST SOLAR INC      -15.7     20     28.56     24.07    -33.35
BBY   BEST BUY CO INC      -11.1     16     16.02     14.25    -29.44
DELL  DELL INC              -9.7     22     13.77     12.43    -21.92
ETFC  E*TRADE FINANCI       -9.7     15     10.76      9.72     29.43
LIFE  LIFE TECHNOLOGI       -9.5     16     64.81     58.63     33.57
CINF  CINCINNATI FIN        -9.0      7     43.31     39.43     35.54
CVH   COVENTRY HEALTH       -8.8      6     45.89     41.83     54.45
SCHW  SCHWAB (CHARLES       -8.2     15     16.84     15.47     44.53
VRSN  VERISIGN INC          -7.2      8     43.92     40.75     17.20
SYY   SYSCO CORP            -7.2      8     32.21     29.89      9.32
MCO   MOODY’S CORP          -7.0      7     55.36     51.50     49.66
PLD   PROLOGIS INC          -6.6      6     40.75     38.06     30.02
HSP   HOSPIRA INC           -6.5      5     34.51     32.25     -0.99
CSC   COMPUTER SCIENC       -6.4     11     42.78     40.04     66.05
TRIP  TRIPADVISOR INC       -6.3     15     46.33     43.41     40.63
FOSL  FOSSIL INC            -6.2     11    105.71     99.15     11.08
PLL   PALL CORP             -6.1      6     68.19     64.00     16.16
THC   TENET HEALTHCAR       -5.9     12     39.23     36.93     83.51
LOW   LOWE’S COS INC        -5.3     21     38.95     36.90     45.20
HRL   HORMEL FOODS CR       -5.1      7     35.28     33.49     22.75
DISCA DISCOVERY COMM-       -5.0     20     70.18     66.65     61.80
CMA   COMERICA INC          -4.8     24     35.02     33.35     26.44
ADI   ANALOG DEVICES        -4.6     21     44.62     42.55     15.04
TXN   TEXAS INSTRUMEN       -4.4     30     33.50     32.02      4.76
AN    AUTONATION INC        -4.3      5     47.34     45.29     35.63
LLTC  LINEAR TECH COR       -4.0     19     36.92     35.45     14.22
SIAL  SIGMA-ALDRICH         -4.0      6     77.95     74.86     14.93
BDX   BECTON DICKINSO       -3.9     13     85.15     81.87      9.83
PDCO  PATTERSON COS         -3.7     12     37.00     35.64     14.11
SWY   SAFEWAY INC           -3.6     11     19.16     18.46     -9.09
AIZ   ASSURANT INC          -3.6      5     39.08     37.67     -1.22
CLX   CLOROX CO             -3.6     10     79.32     76.50     18.19
GS    GOLDMAN SACHS G       -3.1     22    149.79    145.20     34.82
BK    BANK NY MELLON        -2.9     18     27.44     26.64     37.88
BSX   BOSTON SCIENTIF       -2.8     17      7.65      7.44     25.34
HNZ   HJ HEINZ CO           -2.5     12     60.88     59.33     21.27
GNW   GENWORTH FINANC       -2.3      8      9.27      9.06     18.94
NTRS  NORTHERN TRUST        -2.2     17     51.94     50.78     28.36
BMY   BRISTOL-MYER SQ       -2.1     13     36.70     35.91     16.72
ZION  ZIONS BANCORP         -2.1     21     23.89     23.39     38.85
PSA   PUBLIC STORAGE        -2.1     11    155.22    152.00     14.44
AMAT  APPLIED MATERIA       -1.6     14     13.09     12.88      8.49
DO    DIAMOND OFFSHOR       -1.6     11     76.16     74.92     26.99
FAST  FASTENAL CO           -1.6      6     50.30     49.50      9.33
NYX   NYSE EURONEXT         -1.6     15     34.93     34.38     36.38
DTE   DTE ENERGY CO         -1.6      7     63.81     62.81     23.95
K     KELLOGG CO            -1.4     13     58.75     57.94     22.15
HRB   H&R BLOCK INC         -1.4      6     23.07     22.75     46.07
SHW   SHERWIN-WILLIAM       -1.3      9    164.13    161.92     68.35

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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Companies Mentioned

  • IBM
    (International Business Machines Corp)
    • $194.09 USD
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