S&P 500 Analyst Recommendation Changes for July 27

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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                            July 27  July 26  July 25  July 24   -Daily Change-
                               2012     2012     2012     2012 Percent    Level
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Higher ratings                   22       31       24       19
Lower ratings                    24       29       24        9
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Kimberly-Clark Corp            3.47     3.24     3.24     3.24     7.1%     0.23
FMC Technologies               3.73     3.58     3.50     3.50     4.2%     0.15
MetroPCS Communications        3.31     3.19     3.19     3.13     3.8%     0.12
Amerisourcebergen Corp         4.67     4.53     4.53     4.53     3.1%     0.14
Sprint Nextel Corp             3.43     3.34     3.33     3.33     2.7%     0.09
AvalonBay Communities          3.55     3.48     3.48     3.48     2.0%     0.07
PACCAR Inc.                    3.60     3.53     3.53     3.53     2.0%     0.07
Expedia Inc                    3.63     3.56     3.56     3.56     2.0%     0.07
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                            July 27  July 26  July 25  July 24   -Daily Change-
                               2012     2012     2012     2012 Percent    Level
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Illinois Tool Works            3.70     3.63     3.63     3.63     1.9%     0.07
Interpublic Group Of Cos       4.33     4.25     4.25     4.20     1.9%     0.08
Honeywell International        4.44     4.36     4.36     4.33     1.8%     0.08
Amgen Inc                      3.90     3.83     3.83     3.76     1.8%     0.07
Kinder Morgan                  4.00     3.93     3.93     3.93     1.8%     0.07
Deere & Co                     3.82     3.76     3.76     3.76     1.6%     0.06
Akamai Technologies            3.84     3.79     3.79     3.79     1.3%     0.05
Suntrust Banks Inc             3.86     3.81     3.81     3.81     1.3%     0.05
CME Group                      3.87     3.82     3.82     3.82     1.3%     0.05
Whole Foods Market             4.00     3.96     3.96     3.96     1.0%     0.04
Crown Castle Intl Corp         4.17     4.13     4.13     4.13     1.0%     0.04
Noble Energy Inc               4.39     4.37     4.37     4.37     0.5%     0.02
Covidien                       4.74     4.73     4.73     4.73     0.2%     0.01
National Oilwell Varco         4.80     4.79     4.79     4.79     0.2%     0.01
American Tower Corp            4.58     4.60     4.60     4.60    -0.4%    -0.02
Exxon Mobil Corp               3.92     3.96     4.00     4.00    -1.0%    -0.04
Celgene Corp                   4.68     4.73     4.73     4.73    -1.1%    -0.05
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                            July 27  July 26  July 25  July 24   -Daily Change-
   



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