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U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 on track for a fourth straight session of gains, as Apple and Texas Instruments rallied after their results. Dow Jones industrial average futures were up 0.40 percent at 16,396, S&P 500 futures were up 0.57 percent at 1,910.75 and Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.97 percent at 3,903.5.
** APPLE INC, Monday close $99.76, +3.07 pct premarket
Strong global demand for Apple Inc's iPhone 6 will drive revenue growth through 2015, while updated models should help reverse three straight quarters of declining iPad sales, analysts said.
At least 10 brokerages raised price targets on Apple's stock by as much as $20 to as high as $143. The median price target on the stock is $115, according to Thomson Reuters data.
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