Expected Revenue Growth for Industries in S&P 500

The following table details the expected quarterly and annual year-over-year revenue growth for industry groups in the Standard and Poor’s 500 Index.

Percentages are calculated using Bloomberg revenue estimates for the current period compared with actual figures from a year ago. Companies are then grouped together by industry and summed for each period to calculate the percentage growth.

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                                  Q2/12  Q3/12  Q4/12  Q1/13 FY12* FY13* FY14*
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S&P 500 Index Growth               0.1%  -0.7%   1.5%   0.1%  1.9%  4.1%  4.1%
S&P 500 Ex-Financials             -0.3%  -0.8%   1.2%  -0.3%  2.0%  4.2%  4.1%

-------------------------------Consumer Discretionary---------------------------
Total Sector                       1.9%   4.0%   6.9%   3.5%  4.3%  5.8%  6.5%
  Automobiles & Components        -4.0%   0.7%   2.2%   4.2% -3.1%  6.1%  7.6%
  Consumer Durables & Apparel      5.9%   6.1%   6.9%   6.6% 10.0%  7.8%  8.8%
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                                  Q2/12  Q3/12  Q4/12  Q1/13 FY12* FY13* FY14*
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-------------------------------Consumer Discretionary---------------------------
  Consumer Services                1.8%   1.4%   2.5%   4.8%  2.8%  6.4%  7.8%
  Media                            1.3%   4.3%   4.9%   4.8%  4.8%  4.5%  5.0%
  Retailing                        3.6%   5.1%  10.0%   1.9%  6.0%  5.8%  6.2%

---------------------------------Consumer Staples------------------------------
Total Sector                       3.8%   3.3%   4.3%   4.2%  5.7%  5.0%  4.4%
  Food & Staples Retailing         6.2%   5.7%   6.4%   4.4%  7.3%  5.7%  4.6%
  Food Beverage & Tobacco          1.0%   0.9%   1.8%   4.4%  3.9%  4.7%  3.9%
  Household & Personal Products   -1.7%  -3.2%  -0.4%   1.5%  1.6%  1.5%  4.0%

--------------------------------------Energy-----------------------------------
Total Sector                     -14.2% -19.1% -18.0% -21.1%-10.7% -1.9% -1.4%
  Energy Equipment & Services     12.9%  10.5%   6.4%   7.9% 16.6% 10.1% 11.3%
  Oil, Gas and Consumable Fuels  -16.5% -21.8% -20.5% -23.7%-12.7% -3.1% -2.9%

-------------------------------------Financials---------------------------------
Total Sector                       2.7%   0.0%   4.1%   3.3%  1.6%  3.5%  4.3%
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                                  Q2/12  Q3/12  Q4/12  Q1/13 FY12* FY13* FY14*
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-------------------------------------Financials---------------------------------
  Banks                            3.8%   6.4%   3.2%  -0.8%  5.1%  1.0%  3.5%
  Diversified Financials          -0.7%  -5.3%   5.2%   3.5% -0.8%  4.8%  5.3%
  Insurance                        4.6%   3.2%   3.2%   4.7%  2.3%  2.8%  3.4%
  Real Estate                     10.5%   6.0%   4.9%   3.8%  9.4%  5.6%  4.3%

-------------------------------------Health Care--------------------------------
Total Sector                       2.0%   1.1%   1.7%   2.0%  3.7%  3.9%  4.6%
  Health Care Equipment & Srvs.    3.8%   3.2%   3.5%   2.7%  6.1%  4.5%  5.3%
  Pharma., Biotech. & Life Sci.   -1.6%  -2.9%  -1.9%   0.5% -0.8%  2.6%  2.8%

-------------------------------------Industrials--------------------------------
Total Sector                       5.2%   3.5%   3.8%   5.5%  5.4%  5.3%  5.2%
  Capital Goods                    5.9%   3.9%   3.8%   5.7%  5.6%  5.2%  5.0%
  Commercial Services & Supplies  -0.5%  -0.8%   1.5%   2.0%  1.6%  2.2%  4.2%
  Transportation                   3.8%   3.3%   4.5%   5.3%  5.7%  6.5%  6.3%


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                                  Q2/12  Q3/12  Q4/12  Q1/13 FY12* FY13* FY14*
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----------------------------------Information Technology------------------------
Total Sector                       5.4%   5.7%   9.8%   9.2%  8.6%  8.7%  7.6%
  Semiconductors                   1.4%   0.5%  11.0%   9.7%  0.1%  8.0%  7.3%
  Software & Services              4.1%   5.7%   9.6%  11.0%  7.6%  7.8%  7.2%
  Technology Hardware & Equip.     7.3%   7.0%   9.7%   7.7% 11.6%  9.6%  7.9%

---------------------------------------Materials--------------------------------
Total Sector                      -0.5%  -0.6%   5.1%   4.8%  2.9%  6.2%  4.7%

--------------------------------Telecommunication Services----------------------
Total Sector                       3.2%   2.4%   2.0%   1.5%  2.7%  1.9%  1.7%

--------------------------------------Utilities---------------------------------
Total Sector                      -3.7%   9.9%  10.7%  16.3%  6.3%  5.4%  3.1%
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* -- Fiscal year revenue from each company was used to calculate the growth, it might not add up from the quarterly revenue growth.

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