Third Quarter of ’11 S&P 500 Sales Summary

The following tables summarize the third quarter of 2011 sales for companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.

Sales figures are used for the comparisons in most of the sectors except for banking and diversified financial, which the net revenue is used. The surprises are based on the estimates provided by Bloomberg.


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Sector Summary:
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Year-Over-Year Comparisons:
                            Reported     Y-O-Y           Comparisons
                              /Total    %Change       (+)   same*     (-)

Consumer Discretionary:        43/77      12.9%       36       2       5
Consumer Staples:              23/42      13.9%       19       0       4
Energy:                        26/42      19.5%       24       0       2
Financials:                    59/81       4.9%       34       4      21
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Sector Summary:
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Year-Over-Year Comparisons:
                            Reported      Y-O-Y         Comparisons
                              /Total     %Change      (+)   same*     (-)

Health Care:                   43/52       7.3%       41       0       2
Industrials:                   49/60       9.1%       43       0       6
Information Tech:              53/74      12.2%       41       0      12
Materials:                     27/31      14.4%       26       0       1
Telecom Svcs:                    5/8       2.7%        4       1       0
Utilities:                     13/33      -0.9%        6       2       5

Total Reported:              341/500      10.6%      274       9      58
% as Total Reported                                  80%      3%     17%

Total Reported               282/419      11.6%      240       5      37
      Ex-Financial:                                  85%      2%     13%


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Sector Summary:
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Reported Revenue vs Estimates:

                             Reported  Revenue vs        Surprises
                              /Total    Estimates     (+)   same*     (-)

Consumer Discretionary:        43/77       1.9%       23       7      13
Consumer Staples:              23/42       2.9%       14       5       4
Energy:                        26/42      -0.4%       12       3      11
Financials:                    59/81       6.0%       27      10      22
Health Care:                   43/52       1.4%       25      10       8
Industrials:                   49/60       0.7%       28       8      13
Information Tech:              53/74       0.5%       30      11      12
Materials:                     27/31      -0.4%       15       3       9
Telecom Svcs:                    5/8      -0.2%        1       2       2
Utilities:                     13/33      -6.8%        1       1      11

Total Reported:              341/500       1.4%      176      60     105
% as Total Reported                                  52%     18%     31%
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Sector Summary:
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Reported Revenue vs Estimates:
                             Reported   Revenue vs        Surprises
                              /Total    Estimates    (+)   same*     (-)

Median of Surprises:                       0.7%
Total Reported
      Ex-Financial:          282/419       0.7%      149      50      83
                                                     53%     18%     29%

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Industry Summary:
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Year-Over-Year Comparisons:
                            Reported     Y-O-Y         Comparisons
                              /Total    %Change       (+)   same*     (-)
CONSUMER DISCRETIONARY:
  Automobiles & Components       4/4      16.1%        4       0       0
  Consumer Durables & Appa     11/13      11.0%       10       0       1
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Industry Summary:
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Year-Over-Year Comparisons:
                            Reported      Y-O-Y         Comparisons
                              /Total    %Change       (+)   same*     (-)

CONSUMER DISCRETIONARY:
  Consumer Services            11/14      11.8%        9       1       1
  Media                         6/16       3.3%        3       0       3
  Retailing                    11/30      14.5%       10       1       0

CONSUMER STAPLES:
  Food & Staples Retailing       4/9       9.5%        3       0       1
  Food Beverage & Tobacco      15/27      20.2%       12       0       3
  Household & Personal Pro       4/6       8.7%        4       0       0

FINANCIALS:
  Banks                        15/15      -4.2%        5       0      10
  Diversified Financials       24/28       1.1%       16       4       4
  Insurance                    11/22      19.6%        7       0       4
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Industry Summary:
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Year-Over-Year Comparisons:
                            Reported      Y-O-Y         Comparisons
                              /Total    %Change       (+)   same*     (-)

FINANCIALS:
  Real Estate                   9/16      17.4%        6       0       3

HEALTH CARE:
  Health Care Equipment &      25/31       6.6%       23       0       2
  Pharma., Biotech. & Life     18/21       8.9%       18       0       0

INDUSTRIALS:
  Capital Goods                32/40       8.4%       27       0       5
  Commercial & Professiona      9/11       7.1%        8       0       1
  Transportation                 8/9      13.3%        8       0       0

INFORMATION TECH:
  Semiconductors               13/18       9.8%        4       0       9
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Industry Summary:
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Year-Over-Year Comparisons:
                            Reported      Y-O-Y         Comparisons
                              /Total    %Change       (+)   same*     (-)

INFORMATION TECH:
  Software & Services          24/33      12.3%       23       0       1
  Technology Hardware & Eq     16/23      13.3%       14       0       2

ENERGY:                        26/42      19.5%       24       0       2

MATERIALS:                     27/31      14.4%       26       0       1

TELECOM SVCS:                    5/8       2.7%        4       1       0

UTILITIES:                     13/33      -0.9%        6       2       5

TOTAL REPORTED
   UNIVERSE:                 341/500      10.6%      274       9      58
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Industry Summary:
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Reported Revenue vs Estimates:
                             Reported  Revenue vs         Surprises
                              /Total    Estimates     (+)   same*     (-)

CONSUMER DISCRETIONARY:
  Automobiles & Components       4/4       5.2%        2       0       2
  Consumer Durables & Appa     11/13       2.6%        8       0       3
  Consumer Services            11/14       2.6%        7       3       1
  Media                         6/16      -0.1%        2       2       2
  Retailing                    11/30      -1.9%        4       2       5

CONSUMER STAPLES:
  Food & Staples Retailing       4/9       0.9%        3       1       0
  Food Beverage & Tobacco      15/27       5.3%        8       4       3
  Household & Personal Pro       4/6       1.3%        3       0       1

FINANCIALS:
  Banks                        15/15      -1.4%        5       5       5
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Industry Summary:
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Reported Revenue vs Estimates:
                             Reported  Revenue vs         Surprises
                              /Total    Estimates     (+)   same*     (-)

FINANCIALS:
  Diversified Financials       24/28       5.0%        9       3      12
  Insurance                    10/22      14.6%        7       1       2
  Real Estate                  10/16       1.2%        6       1       3

HEALTH CARE:
  Health Care Equipment &      25/31       1.2%       15       5       5
  Pharma., Biotech. & Life     18/21       1.9%       10       5       3

INDUSTRIALS:
  Capital Goods                32/40       0.5%       16       3      13
  Commercial & Professiona      9/11       2.2%        7       2       0
  Transportation                 8/9       1.1%        5       3       0

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Industry Summary:
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Reported Revenue vs Estimates:
                             Reported  Revenue vs         Surprises
                              /Total    Estimates     (+)   same*     (-)

INFORMATION TECH:
  Semiconductors               13/18       1.5%        5       2       6
  Software & Services          24/33       1.4%       15       6       3
  Technology Hardware & Eq     16/23      -1.4%       10       3       3

ENERGY:                        26/42      -0.4%       12       3      11

MATERIALS:                     27/31      -0.4%       15       3       9

TELECOM SVCS:                    5/8      -0.2%        1       2       2

UTILITIES:                     12/33      -6.8%        1       1      10

TOTAL REPORTED:              340/500       1.4%      176      60     104
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* -- Same category includes the sales differences between +0.5 percent and -0.5 percent.

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