Strategists’ Forecasts for Standard & Poor’s 500 Index in 2013

The table presents estimates from strategists at brokerages for where the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index (SPX) will finish 2013 and how much profit companies in the benchmark measure of U.S. stocks will generate.


Firm                 Strategist           2013 Close   2013 EPS
==============================================================
Bank of America      Savita Subramanian
Bank of Montreal                                       $110.00
Barclays             Barry Knapp
Citigroup*           Tobias Levkovich                  $105.50
Credit Suisse        Andrew Garthwaite
Deutsche Bank**
Goldman Sachs        David Kostin                      $106.00
HSBC                 Garry Evans
JPMorgan             Thomas Lee                        $110.00
Morgan Stanley       Adam Parker                       $103.00
Oppenheimer          Brian Belski
RBC                  Myles Zyblock
UBS***               Jonathan Golub                    $111.00
Wells Fargo          Gina Martin Adams
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Mean                                                   $107.58
Median                                                 $108.00
High                                                   $111.00
Low                                                    $103.00

     * Citigroup’s estimate for S&P 500 profit is from Steven
Wieting.
     ** David Bianco, who joined Deutsche Bank in February,
hasn’t given forecasts yet.
     *** UBS’s estimate for S&P 500 profit is from Thomas
Doerflinger.

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