Among the stock activity stories for Tuesday, June 18, from AP Business News:. _ Shares of Medtronic Inc. slipped, a day after the medical device maker announced findings from independent reviews of studies of its Infuse bone graft.
NEW YORK-- Shares of Flir Systems Inc. rose Tuesday on optimism that the company's commercial business is poised for growth. THE SPARK: Raymond James analyst Brian Gesuale boosted his rating for Flir to "Strong Buy" from "Market Perform," predicting that the company's overall sales volumes could double by 2015..
*Starbucks slips in premarket after results. NEW YORK, April 26- U.S. stock index futures dipped on Friday, indicating the S&P 500 may snap a five-day winning streak ahead of data on the pace of economic growth and consumer sentiment.
*Starbucks slips in premarket after results. *Starbucks Corp slipped 3 percent to $58.70 in light premarket trading after the world's biggest coffee chain posted a quarterly profit that matched Wall Street estimates but posted revenue that was slightly below expectations.