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

February 15, 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. 15.

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
=====================================================================
NFX   NEWFIELD EXPLOR       43.4     18     27.28     39.11    -28.71
QEP   QEP RESOURCES I       34.2     13     29.59     39.69     -3.53
BTU   PEABODY ENERGY        34.1     19     24.31     32.60    -26.87
NEM   NEWMONT MINING        33.5     15     42.89     57.27    -22.04
ALXN  ALEXION PHARM         32.5     14     86.50    114.65      5.08
AAPL  APPLE INC             32.1     44    464.45    613.40     -7.06
APA   APACHE CORP           31.8     23     77.74    102.48    -24.56
CLF   CLIFFS NATURAL        28.4     13     28.98     37.20    -55.94
WPX   WPX ENERGY            28.3      8     14.70     18.86    -13.42
JBL   JABIL CIRCUIT         27.2      8     19.81     25.20    -19.80
COH   COACH INC             26.6     28     48.65     61.58    -35.29
MHP   MCGRAW-HILL COS       26.4      7     44.86     56.71      5.37
APC   ANADARKO PETROL       24.8     26     82.45    102.86     -3.02
EMC   EMC CORP/MA           24.5     33     24.03     29.91     -8.94
DF    DEAN FOODS CO         24.3      8     16.35     20.32     52.07
GRMN  GARMIN LTD            23.4      5     39.50     48.75     -7.46
NOV   NATL OILWELL VA       23.0     26     69.41     85.39    -15.69
MNST  MONSTER BEVERAG       22.8      4     51.25     62.92    -13.50
COF   CAPITAL ONE FIN       22.5     22     54.31     66.52     16.28
TDC   TERADATA CORP         22.3     16     61.89     75.72     -0.02
DNR   DENBURY RESOURC       22.0     16     18.64     22.75     -2.77
CNX   CONSOL ENERGY         21.0     20     33.78     40.86     -3.36
DVN   DEVON ENERGY CO       20.9     23     59.25     71.62     -8.11
FTR   FRONTIER COMMUN       20.8      7      4.05      4.89     14.83
CCI   CROWN CASTLE IN       20.8     15     67.78     81.89     34.88
BBBY  BED BATH &BEYON       20.6     20     58.30     70.30     -1.71
EQT   EQT CORP              20.2     11     59.41     71.42     24.23
CHRW  CH ROBINSON           19.9     15     57.97     69.50     -9.32
AFL   AFLAC INC             19.6     14     49.05     58.69      3.53
AMZN  AMAZON.COM INC        19.6     28    265.31    317.35     40.74
TWC   TIME WARNER CAB       19.6     22     87.07    104.13     16.66
MET   METLIFE INC           19.3     16     36.85     43.95      1.04
LSI   LSI CORP              18.9     14      7.12      8.46    -14.03
JOY   JOY GLOBAL INC        18.9     18     63.72     75.74    -25.74
PRU   PRUDENTL FINL         18.7     15     57.41     68.17     -0.80
MRK   MERCK & CO            18.3     12     41.34     48.93     12.30
PCP   PRECISION CASTP       18.3     16    184.96    218.77      8.52
MU    MICRON TECH           18.2     21      8.02      9.48     -3.12
AES   AES CORP              18.1      5     11.13     13.14    -16.21
NRG   NRG ENERGY            18.0      7     23.88     28.19     41.87
QCOM  QUALCOMM INC          18.0     34     65.58     77.40      7.88
GPS   GAP INC/THE           17.7     22     33.14     39.02     42.76
OXY   OCCIDENTAL PETE       17.6     18     85.44    100.50    -14.29
MSFT  MICROSOFT CORP        17.5     29     28.01     32.90     -5.28
CAT   CATERPILLAR INC       17.4     18     95.97    112.65    -14.16
NE    NOBLE CORP            17.4     16     39.19     46.00      5.34
LTD   LIMITED BRANDS        17.2     18     44.56     52.20      7.02
BA    BOEING CO/THE         17.1     19     74.85     87.65      1.64
ATI   ALLEGHENY TECH        16.9      8     33.78     39.50    -22.81
BRCM  BROADCOM CORP-A       16.9     36     34.31     40.11     -4.76
PKI   PERKINELMER INC       16.8     10     34.13     39.88     33.70

Negative Gap Percentage
                                    # of     Last   Average    1 Year
Tkr   Company Name          Gap%   Analyst  Price    Target   %Return
=====================================================================
NFLX  NETFLIX INC          -34.1     23    188.95    124.53     52.27
HPQ   HEWLETT-PACKARD      -22.3     15     16.83     13.08    -39.78
FSLR  FIRST SOLAR INC      -19.5     12     34.72     27.96    -10.94
BBY   BEST BUY CO INC      -14.1     16     16.46     14.14    -35.94
SWY   SAFEWAY INC          -10.9     13     20.51     18.27     -2.19
VRSN  VERISIGN INC         -10.5      8     46.24     41.39     22.77
ETFC  E*TRADE FINANCI      -10.1     14     11.29     10.15     25.91
AIZ   ASSURANT INC         -10.0      5     41.78     37.60     -1.53
HAS   HASBRO INC            -8.6      5     40.71     37.20     16.22
SYY   SYSCO CORP            -7.7      7     32.10     29.63     13.26
HNZ   HJ HEINZ CO           -7.7     10     72.24     66.71     45.46
JCP   J.C. PENNEY CO        -7.3     15     19.93     18.47    -52.67
HRB   H&R BLOCK INC         -7.1      6     25.15     23.36     60.95
CINF  CINCINNATI FIN        -6.9      6     44.75     41.67     33.93
HRL   HORMEL FOODS CR       -6.9      7     35.97     33.49     26.70
FAST  FASTENAL CO           -6.8      6     53.09     49.50      5.23
CSC   COMPUTER SCIENC       -6.3     11     47.99     44.96     49.86
NYX   NYSE EURONEXT         -5.9     15     37.67     35.44     33.02
PLL   PALL CORP             -5.7      6     68.57     64.67      8.02
LOW   LOWE’S COS INC        -5.7     21     39.51     37.27     48.45
CPB   CAMPBELL SOUP C       -5.1     11     39.30     37.31     26.89
CTAS  CINTAS CORP           -4.2      5     44.28     42.40     16.08
PGR   PROGRESSIVE COR       -4.2     13     24.16     23.13     16.83
NTRS  NORTHERN TRUST        -4.2     17     53.55     51.32     25.54
DELL  DELL INC              -4.1     12     13.79     13.22    -22.78
ADI   ANALOG DEVICES        -4.1     21     46.10     44.23     21.75
CVH   COVENTRY HEALTH       -3.6      8     46.34     44.67     43.66
SCHW  SCHWAB (CHARLES       -3.6     15     16.81     16.21     39.50
CMA   COMERICA INC          -3.4     25     34.89     33.70     19.88
TXN   TEXAS INSTRUMEN       -3.3     30     33.53     32.43      4.31
PLD   PROLOGIS INC          -3.2      6     38.86     37.61     21.34
PAYX  PAYCHEX INC           -3.0     12     33.89     32.86     13.56
PBCT  PEOPLE’S UNITED       -3.0     14     12.89     12.50      8.23
EA    ELECTRONIC ARTS       -3.0     19     16.93     16.43     -2.89
KMB   KIMBERLY-CLARK        -2.8     13     90.93     88.40     30.67
ZION  ZIONS BANCORP         -2.6     21     24.38     23.74     34.04
LLTC  LINEAR TECH COR       -2.6     18     37.91     36.92     17.35
DTE   DTE ENERGY CO         -2.5      7     64.40     62.81     25.58
GPC   GENUINE PARTS C       -2.5      6     71.15     69.40     12.95
VTR   VENTAS INC            -2.4      7     69.39     67.75     21.63
FHN   FIRST HORIZON N       -2.4     22     10.70     10.45     14.55
CLX   CLOROX CO             -2.3     10     82.00     80.08     23.71
SCG   SCANA CORP            -2.3      4     47.86     46.75     10.97
LM    LEGG MASON INC        -2.3     12     27.63     27.00      4.53
BMY   BRISTOL-MYER SQ       -2.1     13     36.68     35.91     19.59
BK    BANK NY MELLON        -2.0     19     28.06     27.51     36.68
DNB   DUN & BRADSTREE       -1.7      6     81.36     80.00      5.83
GS    GOLDMAN SACHS G       -1.6     23    155.00    152.52     40.41
PNW   PINNACLE WEST         -1.6      5     54.35     53.50     19.61
ALTR  ALTERA CORP           -1.5     21     35.82     35.28     -7.70
NDAQ  NASDAQ OMX GROU       -1.5     16     30.97     30.50     18.06

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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