Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell Tuesday:
Boeing - Shares of the plane manufacturer gained in early New York trading after it said late Monday that it would repurchase $10 billion of its shares. Boeing also said it would hike its quarterly dividend to 73 cents a share from 48.5 cents.
General Motors - The auto manufacturer's shares rose after a report from the European Automobile Manufacturers Association had the region's new-car sales rising for a third straight month in November.
Honeywell International - The maker of cockpit electronics and climate-control systems projected 2014 sales slightly beneath Wall Street's estimates.