Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell on Monday:
IBM (IBM) – IBM reported third quarter profit of $3.68 per share, excluding certain items, missing estimates of $4.31. Revenue was also below estimates, in a performance that the company calls "disappointing". Separately, IBM will pay Globalfoundries $1.5 billion to take over its semiconductor unit, after unsuccessful attempts to sell the business.
VF Corp. (VFC) – The parent of North Face and other clothing brands reported third quarter profit of $1.08 per share, missing estimates by one cent, with revenue also slightly below consensus. However, VF raised its forecast for the year and also boosted its quarterly dividend by 22 percent.
Halliburton (HAL) – The oilfield services provider beat estimates by nine cents with third quarter profit of $1.19 per share, and its revenue also exceeded estimates. Halliburton also announced a 20 percent increase in its quarterly dividend to 18 cents per share.