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Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell:

Alibaba—In its first report as a public company, Alibaba matched estimates with per-share profit of 45 cents per share. Revenue was above consensus, however, as was its total users figure as well as merchandise volume.

Time—The Sports Illustrated publisher beat estimates by 5 cents with quarterly profit of 41 cents per share, and revenue also exceeded forecasts. However, a drop in print advertising revenue prompted Time to cut its full-year revenue forecast for the second time.

Becton Dickinson—The medical supply products maker earned an adjusted $1.68 per share for its fourth quarter, 3 cents above estimates, with revenue above analyst forecasts. Becton saw strength in emerging markets as well as improved sales in diabetic systems and other products.

Dish Network—The satellite TV provider fell 8 cents shy of Street estimates with third quarter profit of 31 cents per share. Revenue also fell short of projections, with Dish losing 12,000 subscribers.

Regeneron—The drug maker missed estimates by 5 cents with adjusted quarterly profit of $2.52 per share, with revenue also short of estimates. The miss came despite stronger sales of its injectable eye treatment Eyelea.

Office Depot—The office supplies retailer reported third quarter adjusted profit of 10 cents per share, 1 cent above estimates, with revenue also above consensus. It also raised full-year earnings guidance as it continues to benefit from its merger with rival OfficeMax.

Discovery Communications—The TV programmer beat estimates by 4 cents with adjusted quarterly profit of 46 cents per share. Revenue was slightly short of estimates, and Discovery also cut its revenue guidance for the full year.

Michael Kors—The luxury goods maker earned $1 per share for its second quarter, 11 cents above estimates, with revenue above forecasts as well. However, the stock is getting hit as some consider its sales guidance disappointing.

Priceline Group—The travel site operator reported an adjusted $22.16 per share for the third quarter compared to estimates of $21.11. Revenue also beat estimates, although Priceline said it will see revenue growth of 24 percent, less than the Street is forecasting. Weakness in Europe is among the factors contributing to the weaker performance.

CVS Health—The company reported quarterly profit of $1.15 per share on an adjusted basis, beating estimates by 2 cents. Revenue was above estimates as well, although the company's fourth quarter EPS projection fell largely below consensus. Higher costs are weighing on results, and the company is also seeing its abandonment of tobacco sales weighing on revenue.

Archer Daniels Midland—The grain processor reported adjusted third quarter profit of 81 cents per share, beating estimates by 8 cents. Revenue was slightly short, but the company benefited from better profit margins in its processing business.

Sprint—The wireless carrier reported a bigger-than-expected loss for its latest quarter, as well as subscriber losses that exceeded forecasts. Sprint also announced it was cutting 2,000 jobs.

AIG—The insurer beat estimates by 12 cents a share with adjusted quarterly profit of $1.21 per share, with revenue beating estimates as well. AIG was helped by better results at its flagship insurance operations.

L Brands—The retailer raised its earnings guidance for the just-completed third quarter, as it prepares for an analyst meeting next week. The Victoria's Secret parent did not say why it upped the forecast.

Herbalife—Herbalife fell 6 cents short of estimates with adjusted quarterly profit of $1.45 per share, with revenue missing as well. The maker of nutritional products also cut its full-year revenue and profit forecast, with sales weakening.

Honda—The automaker is under investigation by NHTSA, which is looking into whether Honda properly reported deaths and injuries related to defective air bags made by Japan's Takata Corp.

Marathon Oil—The oil and natural gas production and exploration company reported adjusted quarterly profit of 76 cents per share, beating estimates of 59 cents. Marathon did see a 24-percent drop in profit from a year earlier.

JPMorgan Chase—The company firm said it is the subject of a criminal probe by the Justice Department related to its dealings in the currency market. JPM said its legal liabilities may be up to $5.9 billion more than its current reserves earmarked for that category.

Procter & Gamble—The company has begun talks with the Argentine government over accusations of tax fraud. The consumer products giant has temporarily suspended operations in that country.

Stryker—The medical products maker has settled a lawsuit related to its hip implant products and said the settlement would likely not hurt its profits.

Apple—Apple is moving ahead with plans to issue bonds in euros, with the sale expected to be completed today. The sale is expected to raise at least one billion euros, equivalent to about $1.2 billion.

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By CNBC's Peter Schacknow

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