US futures flat, but Netflix jumps

New York - US 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.

The US bourse is set to open higher as European leaders get ready to meet. Credit: REUTERS

The move helped boost Nasdaq futures.

On the revenue side, 51.7 percent have exceeded forecasts, below the 54 percent average over the past four quarters.

The forecast is down sharply from the start of the year, when profit growth was estimated at 6.5 percent.

Dow Jones industrial average futures added 11 points and Nasdaq 100 futures rose 9.75 points.

US shares of Glaxo rose 4.6 percent to $55.54 in premarket trading.