Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell Thursday:
Target - Shares of the discount-retail chain fell after it said about 40 million credit and debit cards might have been stolen from shoppers at its stores, during the first three weeks of the holiday season.
Facebook - The social-networking site fell in early New York trading after the company said CEO Mark Zuckerberg would sell 41.4 million shares, worth about $2.3 billion as part of an offering of 70 million shares.
Darden Restaurants - The company said it will sell or spin off its Red Lobster business, caving to pressure from Barington Capital. The company, which also operates the Olive-Garden chain, also reported a 41 percent decline in quarterly profit. Its shares fell nearly 2 percent.