US STOCKS-Futures flat, but Netflix jumps in premarket

martes 22 de abril de 2014 07:35 GYT

* S&P 500, Nasdaq coming off five-day advances

* Netflix jumps, results show strong subscriber growth

* Rail stocks could benefit from delay in Keystone pipeline

* Futures up: Dow 11 pts, S&P 0.6 pt, Nasdaq 9.75 pts

By Ryan Vlastelica

NEW YORK, April 22 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were flat on Tuesday as investors found few reasons to continue buying after a five-day rally in the S&P 500, though Netflix jumped following its earnings results.

* Netflix Inc surged 7.9 percent to $376 in premarket trading as results on Monday showed strong subscriber growth, a sign that the trading favorite still had room to grow despite concerns over its elevated valuation. The move helped boost Nasdaq futures.

* Dow components Travelers Cos Inc and United Technologies Corp on Tuesday reported first-quarter results, with United Tech's profit ahead of consensus.

* United Tech was the latest prominent name to outperform this earnings season, continuing a trend that last week helped lift the S&P 500 to its best week since July.   Continuación...