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

February 08, 2013

The following table shows the companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index with the biggest gaps between their stock price and analysts’ average price estimates as of Feb. 8.

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
=====================================================================
MHP   MCGRAW-HILL COS       39.2      7     43.10     60.00      1.90
BTU   PEABODY ENERGY        38.9     19     23.42     32.52    -35.62
CNX   CONSOL ENERGY         32.4     20     31.34     41.50    -14.82
MNST  MONSTER BEVERAG       31.4      5     47.19     62.00     -9.23
QEP   QEP RESOURCES I       30.9     13     29.68     38.86     -0.62
NFX   NEWFIELD EXPLOR       30.6     17     30.08     39.28    -22.62
JBL   JABIL CIRCUIT         29.7      8     19.43     25.20    -17.45
AAPL  APPLE INC             29.4     44    476.06    615.83      1.34
NEM   NEWMONT MINING        28.7     16     45.08     58.00    -23.53
COH   COACH INC             26.4     28     48.62     61.46    -31.64
ALXN  ALEXION PHARM         26.1     13     93.79    118.29     17.59
NVDA  NVIDIA CORP           25.2     20     12.33     15.44    -21.41
NOV   NATL OILWELL VA       23.8     26     69.06     85.52    -16.51
BRCM  BROADCOM CORP-A       22.4     36     33.17     40.61    -11.31
MU    MICRON TECH           21.5     22      7.68      9.33     -1.84
AMZN  AMAZON.COM INC        21.5     29    261.70    318.00     41.28
JOY   JOY GLOBAL INC        21.4     18     61.51     74.70    -33.27
TDC   TERADATA CORP         21.2     15     62.45     75.71      6.84
APC   ANADARKO PETROL       20.9     26     84.66    102.36     -3.08
APA   APACHE CORP           20.6     23     85.11    102.67    -19.26
GPS   GAP INC/THE           20.3     22     32.21     38.76     51.18
MRK   MERCK & CO            20.2     12     41.00     49.27     10.56
DNR   DENBURY RESOURC       20.1     16     18.86     22.64     -5.30
EMC   EMC CORP/MA           19.7     34     24.86     29.75     -5.35
WPX   WPX ENERGY            19.6      9     15.51     18.56    -11.96
MSFT  MICROSOFT CORP        18.9     29     27.60     32.81     -7.53
AES   AES CORP              18.8      5     11.00     13.07    -13.09
LSI   LSI CORP              18.7     14      7.11      8.43    -13.70
PRU   PRUDENTL FINL         18.6     15     57.20     67.84     -2.75
TWC   TIME WARNER CAB       18.5     23     88.06    104.31     19.86
DVN   DEVON ENERGY CO       17.9     23     59.99     70.70     -8.67
MET   METLIFE INC           17.8     16     36.84     43.40      0.71
CLF   CLIFFS NATURAL        17.5     14     36.48     42.87    -49.66
NRG   NRG ENERGY            17.4      8     23.99     28.17     42.89
NE    NOBLE CORP            17.3      4     39.42     46.23      6.44
BBBY  BED BATH &BEYON       17.3     20     59.77     70.08     -3.58
AKAM  AKAMAI TECHNOLO       17.1     15     35.28     41.30      4.78
GLW   CORNING INC           17.0     17     12.23     14.31     -8.06
MCO   MOODY’S CORP          16.8      7     44.10     51.50     22.52
DLTR  DOLLAR TREE INC       16.6     17     40.91     47.68     -8.40
COF   CAPITAL ONE FIN       16.5     22     57.05     66.46     21.50
AFL   AFLAC INC             16.4     14     50.24     58.47      4.79
DG    DOLLAR GENERAL        16.1     19     46.02     53.41      7.05
STZ   CONSTELLATION-A       16.0      7     31.91     37.00     44.31
GRMN  GARMIN LTD            15.8      5     38.53     44.60     -9.03
AA    ALCOA INC             15.7     15      8.95     10.35    -15.44
DFS   DISCOVER FINANC       15.6     19     39.84     46.05     37.61
EQT   EQT CORP              15.4     11     61.55     71.04     23.91
EW    EDWARDS LIFE          15.4     16     86.62     99.94     16.80
CHRW  CH ROBINSON           15.3     16     59.62     68.76     -4.41
CAT   CATERPILLAR INC       15.3     18     96.82    111.62    -13.64

Negative Gap Percentage
                                    # of     Last   Average    1 Year
Tkr   Company Name          Gap%   Analyst  Price    Target   %Return
=====================================================================
NFLX  NETFLIX INC          -31.4     24    181.84    124.80     42.29
HPQ   HEWLETT-PACKARD      -21.4     15     16.74     13.16    -41.60
FSLR  FIRST SOLAR INC       -9.4     14     30.24     27.41    -33.23
VRSN  VERISIGN INC          -9.1      8     45.47     41.35     23.13
ETFC  E*TRADE FINANCI       -8.6     14     11.00     10.05     20.77
SWY   SAFEWAY INC           -8.3     11     20.13     18.46     -1.01
CINF  CINCINNATI FIN        -7.5      6     44.51     41.17     38.53
TRIP  TRIPADVISOR INC       -7.0     12     47.26     43.93     34.47
HSP   HOSPIRA INC           -6.9      5     34.64     32.25     -2.92
CVH   COVENTRY HEALTH       -6.9      9     46.89     43.67     51.77
BBY   BEST BUY CO INC       -6.6     16     15.25     14.25    -36.20
HRL   HORMEL FOODS CR       -6.3      7     35.75     33.49     24.89
HRB   H&R BLOCK INC         -6.3      6     24.28     22.75     47.50
PLL   PALL CORP             -6.2      6     68.23     64.00     10.09
ADI   ANALOG DEVICES        -5.6     21     45.61     43.05     15.42
SCHW  SCHWAB (CHARLES       -5.4     15     16.95     16.03     41.74
EA    ELECTRONIC ARTS       -5.2     19     17.32     16.43     -8.76
DISCA DISCOVERY COMM-       -5.1     19     71.09     67.46     55.95
TXN   TEXAS INSTRUMEN       -5.0     30     34.04     32.32      2.52
AN    AUTONATION INC        -4.9      6     48.64     46.25     29.53
CMA   COMERICA INC          -4.8     24     35.12     33.42     18.74
LOW   LOWE’S COS INC        -4.7     21     38.89     37.06     46.69
AMAT  APPLIED MATERIA       -4.7     14     13.58     12.94      7.69
STX   SEAGATE TECHNOL       -4.6     17     35.71     34.05     37.15
DELL  DELL INC              -4.6     16     13.48     12.86    -22.90
LLTC  LINEAR TECH COR       -4.5     19     37.70     36.02     12.78
THC   TENET HEALTHCAR       -4.4     11     39.84     38.08     67.35
CPB   CAMPBELL SOUP C       -4.1     11     37.98     36.43     22.26
SYY   SYSCO CORP            -4.0      7     31.48     30.22     11.26
PLD   PROLOGIS INC          -3.7      6     39.40     37.95     22.36
BK    BANK NY MELLON        -3.6     18     27.88     26.86     31.03
FOSL  FOSSIL INC            -3.6     11    104.33    100.58      5.63
GS    GOLDMAN SACHS G       -3.2     22    151.59    146.68     31.68
PSA   PUBLIC STORAGE        -3.2     11    157.00    152.00     15.58
BSX   BOSTON SCIENTIF       -2.9     17      7.72      7.49     28.40
NYX   NYSE EURONEXT         -2.8     15     36.11     35.11     36.11
PGR   PROGRESSIVE COR       -2.7     14     23.26     22.63     15.86
KMB   KIMBERLY-CLARK        -2.7     13     91.42     88.97     31.61
HNZ   HJ HEINZ CO           -2.6     12     60.90     59.33     22.08
NTRS  NORTHERN TRUST        -2.5     17     52.59     51.28     22.19
PDCO  PATTERSON COS         -2.5     12     37.36     36.43     17.13
BMY   BRISTOL-MYER SQ       -2.4     13     36.81     35.91     18.18
ADBE  ADOBE SYS INC         -2.4     15     39.41     38.47     17.94
ZION  ZIONS BANCORP         -2.3     21     24.10     23.54     30.84
FAST  FASTENAL CO           -2.3      6     50.66     49.50      6.45
LM    LEGG MASON INC        -2.0     12     27.27     26.73      1.86
FHN   FIRST HORIZON N       -1.8     22     10.60     10.41     15.59
WDC   WESTERN DIGITAL       -1.7     18     48.93     48.08     24.03
CSC   COMPUTER SCIENC       -1.7     11     45.81     45.04     78.02
DTE   DTE ENERGY CO         -1.6      7     63.85     62.81     22.91
CLX   CLOROX CO             -1.4     10     80.94     79.85     20.26

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)
    • $162.89 USD
    • -0.34
    • -0.21%
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