Analyst Estimate Changes by Industry Groups in the S&P 500

The following tables detail the four-week percentage change in fourth and first quarter earnings estimates by industry groups in the Standard and Poor’s 500 Index. Earnings estimates are provided by Bloomberg.

Sector                                 Q4/11(%)  Q1/12(%)
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Utilities                                  0.60      0.04
Health Care                                0.23     -0.63
Consumer Staples                          -0.21     -0.88
Industrials                               -0.46     -2.14
Information Technology                    -0.53      0.72
Financials                                -1.00     -3.81
Consumer Discretionary                    -1.74     -2.08
Materials                                 -6.14     -8.69
Energy                                    -9.37     -4.20
Telecommunication Services                -9.82     -2.12
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Total                                     -2.23     -2.02

Industry                               Q4/11(%)  Q1/12(%)
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Utilities                                  0.60      0.04
Pharma., Biotech. & Life Sciences          0.46     -0.48
Transportation                             0.40     -0.09
Real Estate                                0.29     -1.00
Technology Hardware & Equipment            0.12      6.61
Energy Equipment & Services                0.04     -6.37
Food & Staples Retailing                   0.02     -0.24
Media                                     -0.03      0.27
Software & Services                       -0.06     -3.07
Consumer Services                         -0.15     -0.94
Health Care Equipment & Services          -0.29     -0.91
Household & Personal Products             -0.32     -1.65
Food Beverage & Tobacco                   -0.37     -0.93
Capital Goods                             -0.56     -2.54
Commercial Services & Supplies            -1.23     -1.49
Insurance                                 -1.31     -0.50
Diversified Financials                    -2.00     -7.40
Retailing                                 -3.07     -2.89
Consumer Durables & Apparel               -4.05      0.50
Materials                                 -6.14     -8.69
Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equip.     -6.16     -3.95
Automobiles & Components                  -8.60     -9.54
Telecommunication Services                -9.82     -2.12
Oil, Gas and Consumable Fuels            -10.13     -3.85
Banks                                        NA      0.14
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Total                                     -2.23     -2.02

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