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Stocks making moves before the bell Friday:

Express—The retailer rose in pre-market trading after private-equity firm Sycamore Partners announced a 9.9 percent stake in the company and said it might be interested in acquiring it.

General Motors—The battered auto maker recalled another set of cars, this time its Chevrolet Camaros.

Finisar—The provider of telecommunications equipment fell sharply in pre-market trading a day after reporting fourth-quarter profit beneath expectations.

Intel—The chip manufacturer rose in pre-market trading after Morgan Stanley ungraded its shares to equal weight from underweight.

OpenTable—The online restaurant reservation company surged in pre-market trading after online travel company Priceline Group said it would buy OpenTable for $2.6 billion.

Allergan — Pershing Square Capital Management said it had filed a lawsuit seeking confirmation that a requested special shareholder meeting of the company's shareholders would not trigger Allergan's poison pill takeover defense.

—By CNBC's Kate Gibson.

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