Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell:
General Electric–The industrial giant reported fourth quarter profit of 53 cents per share, excluding certain items, matching estimates. Revenue was slightly above consensus, and CEO Jeff Immelt said he is pleased with the company's overall execution in 2013.
Morgan Stanley–The investment firm reported fourth quarter profit of 50 cents per share, excluding certain items, beating estimates by five cents, with revenue outstripping consensus as well. The firm said its results reflect strong investment banking performance.
Schlumberger–The oilfield services company reported fourth quarter profit of $1.35 per share, beating estimates by three cents. Schlumberger was helped by higher revenue in the Middle East and Asia. Separately, the company raised its quarterly dividend by 28 percent to $1.60 per share annually.