BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-Apple, McDonald's, Coca-Cola, Illumina

Tue Oct 21, 2014 9:46am EDT
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U.S. stocks rose at the 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. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.41 percent at 16,467.43, the S&P 500 was up 0.86 percent at 1,920.43 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 1.11 percent at 4,363.95.

** APPLE INC, $102.22, +2.47 pct

Strong global demand for Apple'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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