US STOCKS-Wall St set to open higher as GM, Boeing beat estimates

miércoles 21 de octubre de 2015 08:57 GYT

* GM, Boeing rise after strong results

* Coca-Cola slips on revenue miss

* VMware, Yahoo down on poor results

* Futures up: Dow 65 pts, S&P 8.75 pts, Nasdaq 23.5 pts (Adds details, comment, updates prices)

By Abhiram Nandakumar

Oct 21 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set to open higher on Wednesday as investors cheered strong third-quarter results by industry heavyweights General Motors and Boeing.

Shares of General Motors rose 4.5 percent to $35.00 premarket, while Boeing rose 4.2 percent to $142.15.

Coca-Cola fell 1.4 percent to $41.70 after its revenue missed estimates.

"During the course of the third quarter, we actually saw consensus estimates drop for both revenue and earnings," said Eric Weigand, senior portfolio manager at the Private Client Reserve at U.S. Bank.   Continuación...