Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell on Tuesday:
Home Depot – The home improvement retailer reported quarterly profit of 95 cents per share, five cents above estimates, with revenue also beating consensus. Home Depot also raised its sales and earnings forecast for the full year, saying an improving housing market is among the factors improving the company's results.
Campbell Soup – The soup maker earned 66 cents per share, excluding certain items, for its first quarter, 20 cents below estimates. Revenue fell short of consensus as well, and the company also cut its full year guidance. Campbell said its performance was hurt by inventory movements at U.S. retailers, among other factors, but said this quarter is off to a solid start.
Best Buy – The electronics retailer beat estimates by six cents with quarterly profit of 18 cents per share, excluding certain items. Revenue came in above forecasts, and the company said cost controls and better efficiency helped the bottom line, along with improved sales. But the stock is being pressured by a warning of a fourth quarter "margin hit" that will be at the higher end of prior estimates.
Office Depot– Starboard Value LP has cut its stake in Office Depot to 7.9 percent from the prior 14.6 percent, according to an SEC filing.
Dick's Sporting Goods – The retailer earned 40 cents per share for the third quarter, one cent above estimates. Dick's said it performed better than expected despite a challenging consumer environment.
Medtronic – The medical device maker earned 91 cents per share for its second quarter, beating estimates by a penny, with revenues slightly above consensus. Medtronic said its business units all performed at or better than the overall market.
JPMorgan Chase– A nearly $13 billion settlement agreement is expected to be announced today, stemming from financial crisis era mortgage investments. Many of those were originated by the now-defunct Washington Mutual and Bear Stearns, later acquired by JPMorgan when the bank absorbed the operations of both companies.
Tesla– The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a preliminary investigation into recent Tesla Model S fires.The probe could eventually lead to a recall, depending on what investigators find.
Urban Outfitters– The teen retailer reported third quarter profit of 47 cents per share, two cents above estimates, with revenue above consensus as well. The quarter also saw same-store sales rise 7 percent during the quarter, led by the company's Anthropologie and Free People chains.
Salesforce.com – Salesforce matched estimates with third quarter profit of nine cents per share, with revenue above analyst estimates. However, the cloud computing services provider also predicted current quarter profit below Street estimates.
Brocade Communications– Brocade reported fiscal fourth quarter profit of 24 cents per share, excluding certain items, six cents above estimates, while revenue also came in above analyst forecasts. The networking equipment maker saw profit margins rise during the quarter, and also managed to cut expenses.
Boeing– Boeing got a total of $100 billion in orders during the first day of the Dubai Airshow, more than twice those of European rival Airbus.
—By CNBC's Peter Schacknow
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