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Early movers: HON, AAPL, TIVO, MS, CSIQ & more

Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell:

Honeywell–The company gave new financial guidance as it opened an investor conference, saying it expected double-digit earnings growth for the next five years, and that it expected to deliver on its 2014 targets from its prior five-year plan that ends this year.

Canadian Solar–The solar equipment maker earned 39 cents per share for the fourth quarter, two cents below estimates, though revenue came in above consensus. The company did chalk up its second straight profitable quarter on increased shipments to China.

Carmike Cinemas–The movie theater operator reported record revenue for its latest quarter, but its per-share earnings of 17 cents was nine cents below consensus estimates. Nonetheless, CEO David Passman said his company "outperformed the industry" on several fronts.


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Navistar–The truck and engine maker reported a first quarter loss of $3.07 per share, wider than the $1.77 per share loss predicted by Wall Street. Revenue was also below consensus, as lower military sales contributed to an overall decline.

AppleJefferies analyst Peter Misek is now expecting a late summer launch of the iPhone 6, based on his latest checks. There had been speculation that the next iPhone might be launched earlier.

TiVoJPMorgan Chase downgraded the digital video recorder maker's shares to "neutral" from "overweight", based on valuation.

Brown-Forman–The spirits producer beat estimates by seven cents with quarterly profit of 82 cents per share, with revenue above estimates as well. The company also raised its full-year earnings forecast, crediting the global strength of its Jack Daniel's brand, among other factors.

Smith & Wesson–The firearms maker reported fiscal third quarter profit of 35 cents per share, excluding certain items, six cents above estimates. The company also sees current quarter profit coming in above Street estimates, as handgun sales and profit margins increase.

Bob Evans Farms–Bob Evans Farms missed estimates by 27 cents with fiscal third quarter profit of 30 cents per share, excluding certain items. The food and restaurant company also cut its 2014 earnings outlook, and was the latest company to say that severe winter weather impacted its sales.

Xoma–The drug maker reported a fourth quarter loss of 55 cents per share, wider than the 19 cents predicted by Wall Street analysts. Revenue was above estimates, but the company was hurt by an increase in operating costs.

Morgan Stanley–The Wall Street giant is considering the sale of its Swiss private bank, according to Reuters. The bank manages about $11.3 billion in assets.

Yahoo –Yahoo will stop letting users sign into its services with Facebook or Google IDs, instead requiring a Yahoo sign-in. The change will be phased in gradually.

United Technologies– The company is seeing the U.S. Air Force reverse a prior decision and decide to fund a rescue helicopter made by the company's Sikorsky Aircraft unit. That turnaround came just hours after the Pentagon indicated the program had been postponed.

Amcol International–Amcol approved an amended takeover offer from France's Imerys by $2.50 per share to $45.25 per share. That comes after Mineral Technologies (MTX) raised its own bid for Amcol to $45 per share. Amcol is a producer of bentonite, which is a clay used in the steel and other industries.

GameStop–GameStop raised its quarterly dividend by 20 percent to 33 cents per share. The video game retailer will pay the increased dividend on March 25 to shareholders of record as of March 17.

By CNBC's Peter Schacknow

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