S&P 500 Analyst Target Price Changes for April 2

The following table details daily changes in average analyst 12-month target price forecasts for companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

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                            April 2 March 30   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Higher target price              77       52
Lower target price               13       13
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Ameriprise Financial Inc     $66.11   $63.89     3.5%   $57.13    $8.98    15.7%
Peabody Energy Corp          $49.17   $47.68     3.1%   $28.96   $20.21    69.8%
Brown-Forman Corp            $81.33   $79.00     2.9%   $83.39   -$2.06    -2.5%
Carmax Inc                   $36.14   $35.17     2.8%   $34.65    $1.49     4.3%
Staples Inc                  $17.72   $17.34     2.2%   $16.18    $1.54     9.5%
Prudential Financial         $74.39   $72.96     2.0%   $63.39   $11.00    17.4%
Lincoln National Corp        $30.32   $29.75     1.9%   $26.36    $3.96    15.0%
Frontier Communications       $5.14    $5.05     1.8%    $4.17    $0.97    23.3%
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                            April 2 March 30   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Torchmark Corp               $51.78   $51.00     1.5%   $49.85    $1.93     3.9%
Starbucks Corp               $58.71   $57.88     1.4%   $55.89    $2.82     5.0%
American Intl Group          $32.27   $31.82     1.4%   $30.83    $1.44     4.7%
Discovery Communications     $49.71   $49.05     1.3%   $50.60   -$0.89    -1.8%
Principal Financial Group    $32.60   $32.20     1.2%   $29.51    $3.09    10.5%
Sempra Energy                $62.06   $61.31     1.2%   $59.96    $2.10     3.5%
Apple Inc                   $679.61  $671.58     1.2%  $599.47   $80.14    13.4%
MetLife Inc.                 $48.64   $48.07     1.2%   $37.35   $11.29    30.2%
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc        $70.23   $69.42     1.2%   $65.77    $4.46     6.8%
Aflac Inc                    $56.08   $55.46     1.1%   $45.99   $10.09    21.9%
Federated Investors Inc      $18.70   $18.50     1.1%   $22.41   -$3.71   -16.6%
Williams Cos Inc             $34.27   $33.91     1.1%   $30.81    $3.46    11.2%
TJX Companies                $40.00   $39.61     1.0%   $39.71    $0.29     0.7%
Unum Group                   $27.86   $27.59     1.0%   $24.48    $3.38    13.8%
Harley-Davidson Inc          $52.17   $51.67     1.0%   $49.08    $3.09     6.3%
Microchip Technology         $39.86   $39.54     0.8%   $37.20    $2.66     7.2%
Sherwin-Williams            $106.67  $105.83     0.8%  $108.67   -$2.00    -1.8%
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                            April 2 March 30   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Abercrombie & Fitch          $54.80   $54.38     0.8%   $49.61    $5.19    10.5%
Amphenol Corp-Cl A           $60.69   $60.23     0.8%   $59.77    $0.92     1.5%
EMC Corp.                    $31.89   $31.65     0.8%   $29.88    $2.01     6.7%
Dean Foods Co                $13.80   $13.70     0.7%   $12.11    $1.69    14.0%
Discover Financial Service   $37.44   $37.17     0.7%   $33.34    $4.10    12.3%
Capital One Financial        $62.76   $62.32     0.7%   $55.74    $7.02    12.6%
Gap Inc/The                  $25.82   $25.64     0.7%   $26.14   -$0.32    -1.2%
Comerica Inc                 $33.20   $32.97     0.7%   $32.36    $0.84     2.6%
Bank Of America Corp          $9.49    $9.43     0.6%    $9.57   -$0.08    -0.8%
Zions Bancorporation         $22.30   $22.16     0.6%   $21.46    $0.84     3.9%
Walt Disney Co               $46.33   $46.04     0.6%   $43.78    $2.55     5.8%
Regions Financial             $6.66    $6.62     0.6%    $6.59    $0.07     1.1%
Paychex Inc                  $32.19   $32.00     0.6%   $30.99    $1.20     3.9%
VF Corp.                    $160.06  $159.13     0.6%  $145.98   $14.08     9.6%
AON Corp                     $54.54   $54.23     0.6%   $49.06    $5.48    11.2%
Allstate Corp                $33.39   $33.22     0.5%   $32.92    $0.47     1.4%
Freeport-McMoRan Copper      $53.83   $53.56     0.5%   $38.04   $15.79    41.5%
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                            April 2 March 30   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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Ross Stores Inc              $60.00   $59.70     0.5%   $58.10    $1.90     3.3%
Citrix Systems Inc           $83.04   $82.63     0.5%   $78.91    $4.13     5.2%
Citigroup Inc                $42.17   $41.98     0.5%   $36.55    $5.62    15.4%
Fidelity National Info       $35.83   $35.67     0.4%   $33.12    $2.71     8.2%
Ralph Lauren                $190.08  $189.25     0.4%  $174.33   $15.75     9.0%
Ltd Brands Inc               $48.58   $48.37     0.4%   $48.00    $0.58     1.2%
Dollar Tree Inc              $95.33   $94.94     0.4%   $94.49    $0.84     0.9%
Coca-Cola Co/The             $76.08   $75.77     0.4%   $74.01    $2.07     2.8%
Public Storage              $135.72  $135.17     0.4%  $138.17   -$2.45    -1.8%
QUALCOMM Inc.                $71.80   $71.51     0.4%   $68.02    $3.78     5.6%
Microsoft Corp               $33.30   $33.17     0.4%   $32.25    $1.05     3.3%
First Horizon National       $10.25   $10.21     0.4%   $10.38   -$0.13    -1.3%
NextEra Energy               $61.97   $61.74     0.4%   $61.08    $0.89     1.5%
JPMorgan Chase & Co          $50.07   $49.89     0.4%   $45.98    $4.09     8.9%
Unitedhealth Group           $64.36   $64.14     0.3%   $58.94    $5.42     9.2%
Huntington Bancshares         $6.63    $6.61     0.3%    $6.45    $0.18     2.8%
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc  $404.47  $403.32     0.3%  $418.00  -$13.53    -3.2%
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                            April 2 March 30   Daily  Current    --Difference--
                               2012     2012  Change    Price    Price  Percent
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DIRECTV                      $54.95   $54.80     0.3%   $49.34    $5.61    11.4%
TripAdvisor Inc              $29.69   $29.61     0.3%   $35.67   -$5.98   -16.8%
Archer-Daniels-Midland       $33.96   $33.88     0.2%   $31.66    $2.30     7.3%
Urban Outfitters             $30.68   $30.61     0.2%   $29.11    $1.57     5.4%
BB&T Corp                    $30.87   $30.80     0.2%   $31.39   -$0.52    -1.7%
AvalonBay Communities       $140.88  $140.57     0.2%  $141.35   -$0.47    -0.3%
Kohls Corp                   $57.76   $57.65     0.2%   $50.03    $7.73    15.5%
FMC Technologies             $54.05   $53.95     0.2%   $50.42    $3.63     7.2%
Coach Inc                    $79.48   $79.35     0.2%   $77.28    $2.20     2.8%
Celgene Corp                 $85.71   $85.57     0.2%   $77.52    $8.19    10.6%
O’Reilly Automotive          $91.94   $91.79     0.2%   $91.35    $0.59     0.6%
CSX Corp                     $26.65   $26.61     0.2%   $21.52    $5.13    23.8%
Fifth Third Bancorp          $15.39   $15.37     0.1%   $14.05    $1.34     9.5%
F5 Networks                 $133.73  $133.58     0.1%  $134.96   -$1.23    -0.9%
Northern Trust Corp          $46.84   $46.79     0.1%   $47.45   -$0.61    -1.3%
CF Industries               $214.73  $214.51     0.1%  $182.65   $32.08    17.6%
State Street Corp            $49.25   $49.20     0.1%   $45.50    $3.75     8.2%
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                            April 2 March 30   Daily  Current    --Difference--
   

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