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.
Facebook - Shares of the social-networking site rose after the Wall Street Journal cited unidentified people familiar with the matter in reporting Facebook would run its first video advertisements on Thursday.
Frontier Communications - Shares of the regional telecommunications company jumped in premarket trading after AT&T said it would sell its wireline operations in Connecticut to Frontier for $2 billion in cash.
—By CNBC's Kate Gibson.
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