Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell on Wednesday:
Wal-Mart Stores, Target, Macy's, and other retail stocks - Holiday spending growth was just 0.7 percent from a year ago, the smallest since 2008 and well below the 3 percent to 4 percent growth that many analysts had been expecting, according to a MasterCard SpendingPulse report.
Netflix - Some customers were impacted by a service outage during the Christmas holiday, an incident that Netflix blamed on servers operated by Amazon.com. Service was disrupted on Christmas Eve, but was fully restored by yesterday morning.
Toyota Motor - Toyota is expecting global sales of its Toyota and Lexus brands to be up 2.5 percent to 8.9 million vehicles in 2013. The automaker has set its 2013 production target at 8.7 million vehicles, about the same as this year.