US STOCKS-Wall St flat amid slew of earnings, Apple weighs

martes 4 de agosto de 2015 10:12 GYT
 

* Baxalta soars after $30-billion Shire offer

* Coach jumps after results beat expectations

* Walt Disney, Genworth to report after the bell

* Indexes up: Dow 0.02 pct, S&P 0.04 pct, Nasdaq 0.05 pct (Updates to open)

By Tanya Agrawal

Aug 4 (Reuters) - Wall Street was little changed on Tuesday amid a burst of earnings reports from companies ranging from drugstore operator CVS Health to handbag maker Coach, while Apple's shares remained under pressure for a second day.

The iPhone maker's shares fell 2.1 percent to $115.99, moving firmly below their 200-day daily moving average, a key technical level closely watched by traders. The stock was also the biggest drag on the three major U.S. indexes.

The main S&P sectors were split in half in terms of gainers and losers - energy stocks led the gainers as oil bounced back, while utilities were the biggest losers.

Among other companies scheduled to release results are Dow component Walt Disney, Devon Energy and Genworth Financial.   Continuación...