Dividend Impact to the S&P 500 Index for Week of March 12

The following table lists companies in the S&P 500 index with ex-dividend dates during the week of March 11. The effect would lower the index by 0.773 points, based on the index closing price of 1544.26 on March 8.

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                                            Current    Index    Proj.   Proj.
EX-Date   Tkr  Company                     Dividend   PointsDividend*Indx Points
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3/13/2013 MRK  MERCK & CO. INC.               0.430    0.146    0.430   0.146
3/13/2013 KO   COCA-COLA CO/THE               0.280    0.121    0.280   0.121
3/13/2013 MO   ALTRIA GROUP INC               0.440    0.100    0.440   0.100
3/12/2013 HD   HOME DEPOT INC                 0.390    0.065    0.390   0.065
3/11/2013 HPQ  HEWLETT-PACKARD CO             0.132    0.029    0.140   0.031
3/13/2013 UNH  UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC         0.213    0.024    0.250   0.029
3/11/2013 NEM  NEWMONT MINING CORP            0.425    0.024    0.350   0.019
3/11/2013 PSA  PUBLIC STORAGE                 1.250    0.020    1.250   0.020
3/11/2013 NWSA NEWS CORP-CL A                 0.085    0.019    0.100   0.023
3/13/2013 VIAB VIACOM INC-CLASS B             0.275    0.014    0.300   0.016
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                                            Current    Index    Proj.   Proj.
EX-Date   Tkr  Company                     Dividend   PointsDividend*Indx Points
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3/13/2013 CB   CHUBB CORP                     0.440    0.013    0.440   0.013
3/14/2013 DTE  DTE ENERGY COMPANY             0.620    0.012    0.620   0.012
3/11/2013 AEE  AMEREN CORPORATION             0.400    0.011    0.400   0.011
3/11/2013 TROW T ROWE PRICE GROUP INC         0.380    0.011    0.380   0.011
3/13/2013 DPS  DR PEPPER SNAPPLE GROUP INC    0.380    0.009    0.380   0.009
3/13/2013 M    MACY’S INC                     0.200    0.009    0.230   0.010
3/13/2013 DVN  DEVON ENERGY CORPORATION       0.200    0.008    0.220   0.009
3/13/2013 WU   WESTERN UNION CO               0.125    0.008    0.125   0.008
3/11/2013 KSS  KOHLS CORP                     0.350    0.008    0.121   0.003
3/13/2013 MSI  MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS INC         0.260    0.008    0.014   0.000
3/12/2013 NYX  NYSE EURONEXT                  0.300    0.008    0.003   0.000
3/11/2013 MJN  MEAD JOHNSON NUTRITION CO      0.340    0.008    0.008   0.000
3/13/2013 NOV  NATIONAL OILWELL VARCO INC     0.130    0.006    0.006   0.000
3/13/2013 FIS  FIDELITY NATIONAL INFORMATIO   0.220    0.006    0.024   0.001
3/14/2013 HRB  H&R BLOCK INC                  0.200    0.006    0.008   0.000
3/13/2013 TMO  THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC   0.150    0.006    0.009   0.000
3/13/2013 DLPH DELPHI AUTOMOTIVE PLC          0.170    0.006    0.003   0.000
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                                            Current    Index    Proj.   Proj.
EX-Date   Tkr  Company                     Dividend   PointsDividend*Indx Points
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3/13/2013 GRMN GARMIN LTD                     0.450    0.005    0.006   0.000
3/13/2013 EMN  EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO            0.300    0.005    0.002   0.000
3/11/2013 APC  ANADARKO PETROLEUM CORP        0.090    0.005    0.004   0.000
3/13/2013 XL   XL GROUP PLC                   0.140    0.005    0.006   0.000
3/13/2013 LEG  LEGGETT & PLATT INC            0.290    0.005    0.004   0.000
3/12/2013 WYN  WYNDHAM WORLDWIDE CORP         0.290    0.005    0.006   0.000
3/14/2013 HBAN HUNTINGTON BANCSHARES INC      0.040    0.004    0.005   0.000
3/13/2013 CVC  CABLEVISION SYSTEMS-NY GRP-A   0.150    0.004    0.029   0.001
3/13/2013 CMA  COMERICA INC                   0.170    0.004    0.002   0.000
3/14/2013 CSC  COMPUTER SCIENCES CORP         0.200    0.003    0.200   0.003
3/13/2013 HES  HESS CORP                      0.100    0.003    0.250   0.008
3/12/2013 ARG  AIRGAS INC                     0.400    0.003    0.450   0.004
3/13/2013 FDO  FAMILY DOLLAR STORES           0.260    0.003    0.260   0.003
3/11/2013 ATI  ALLEGHENY TECHNOLOGIES INC     0.180    0.002    0.180   0.002
3/14/2013 LUK  LEUCADIA NATIONAL CORP         0.063    0.002    0.063   0.002
3/11/2013 APH  AMPHENOL CORP-CL A             0.105    0.002    0.105   0.002
3/12/2013 NDAQ NASDAQ OMX GROUP/THE           0.130    0.002    0.150   0.002
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                                            Current    Index    Proj.   Proj.
EX-Date   Tkr  Company                     Dividend   PointsDividend*Indx Points
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3/13/2013 RF   REGIONS FINANCIAL CORP         0.010    0.002    0.040   0.006
3/12/2013 LM   LEGG MASON INC                 0.110    0.001    0.140   0.002
3/13/2013 FHN  FIRST HORIZON NATIONAL CORP    0.050    0.001    0.050   0.001
3/13/2013 RRC  RANGE RESOURCES CORP           0.040    0.001    0.040   0.001
3/13/2013 TXT  TEXTRON INC                    0.020    0.001    0.020   0.001
3/14/2013 PVH  PVH CORP                       0.038*   0.000    0.038   0.000

Total points                                             0.773            0.697
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* -- Bloomberg dividend forecast.

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