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

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

Sector                                 Q2/12(%)  Q3/12(%)
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Materials                                  0.96    -16.04
Consumer Staples                           0.12     -2.27
Consumer Discretionary                    -0.13     -2.85
Health Care                               -0.15     -1.98
Industrials                               -0.58     -3.45
Telecommunication Services                -0.65      4.77
Information Technology                    -1.00     -6.97
Utilities                                 -2.61     -0.63
Financials                                -3.18      0.44
Energy                                       NM    -10.41
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Total                                     -0.61     -4.19

Industry                               Q2/12(%)  Q3/12(%)
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Materials                                  0.96    -16.04
Food Beverage & Tobacco                    0.45     -3.85
Pharma., Biotech. & Life Sciences          0.21     -1.53
Retailing                                  0.17     -1.90
Media                                      0.17     -1.00
Food & Staples Retailing                   0.05      0.08
Commercial Services & Supplies            -0.07     -2.26
Health Care Equipment & Services          -0.25     -2.83
Technology Hardware & Equipment           -0.26     -9.66
Consumer Durables & Apparel               -0.41     -1.75
Capital Goods                             -0.51     -3.67
Household & Personal Products             -0.62     -0.87
Telecommunication Services                -0.65      4.77
Software & Services                       -0.76     -2.75
Insurance                                 -1.17     -0.90
Transportation                            -2.28     -2.79
Utilities                                 -2.61     -0.63
Real Estate                               -4.94      0.84
Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equip.     -7.53    -12.72
Consumer Services                        -39.65     -2.27
Oil, Gas and Consumable Fuels                NM    -12.15
Banks                                        na      2.63
Automobiles & Components                     na    -13.28
Diversified Financials                       na     -0.11
Energy Equipment & Services                  na     -0.47
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Total                                     -0.61     -4.19

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