S&P 500 Analyst Recommendation Changes for Feb. 22

The following table details daily changes in consensus analyst ratings for companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

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                            Feb. 29  Feb. 28  Feb. 27  Feb. 24   -Daily Change-
                               2012     2012     2012     2012 Percent    Level
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Higher ratings                   11       19       22       21
Lower ratings                    17       13       20       15
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Diamond Offshore Drilling      3.06     2.94     2.94     2.94     4.1%     0.12
HCP Inc.                       3.10     3.00     3.00     3.00     3.3%     0.10
Chevron Corp                   4.43     4.36     4.36     4.36     1.6%     0.07
Rowan Companies                4.24     4.18     4.13     4.13     1.4%     0.06
Chesapeake Energy              3.78     3.73     3.73     3.73     1.3%     0.05
Cerner Corp                    4.05     4.00     4.00     4.00     1.3%     0.05
Williams Cos Inc               4.44     4.40     4.40     4.40     0.9%     0.04
EMC Corp.                      4.78     4.74     4.74     4.74     0.8%     0.04
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                            Feb. 29  Feb. 28  Feb. 27  Feb. 24   -Daily Change-
   



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