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Coca-Cola – The beverage giant earned an adjusted 44 cents per share for the fourth quarter, two cents above estimates, with revenue above forecasts as well. Global case volume was roughly in line with estimates.

CVS Health – CVS earned an adjusted $1.21 per share for its latest quarter, one cent above estimates, with revenue also above forecasts. The results were helped by a 5.5 percent increase in pharmacy same-store sales.

Omnicom – The advertising agency scored a four cent beat with quarterly profit of $1.30 per share, while revenue beat analyst consensus as well. Omnicom's bottom line benefited from an overall increase in U.S. ad spending.

Starwood Hotels – The hotel chain earned an adjusted 97 cent per share for its latest quarter, well above estimates of 76 cents, and also announced plans to spin off its timeshare business.

Spirit Airlines – The airline earned an adjusted 80 cents per share for its latest quarter, two cents above estimates, though revenue fell short. Spirit made what it referred to as "cost improvements" even as revenue per available seat mile dropped.

Wyndham Worldwide – The hotel chain beat estimates by six cents with adjusted quarterly profit of 90 cents per share, and revenue was above estimates as well. On the heels of an increase in revenue per available room, Wyndham raised its 2015 forecast and also increased its quarterly dividend to 42 cents per share from 35 cents.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals – The drug maker reported adjusted quarterly profit of $2.79 per share, three cents short of estimates, though revenue exceeded analyst forecasts. Regeneron did see strong demand for its eye drug Eylea.

Home Depot – Home Depot has begun hiring more than 80,000 workers for the spring season, which is its busiest. Home Depot tells CNBC this is on a par with levels seen the past few years.

Gap – Gap reported a bigger than expected drop in January sales but raising its earnings guidance for the year that ended January 31. The parent of Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy said overall sales picked up during the quarter, with increases at Banana Republic and Old Navy offsetting a slump at The Gap.

Qualcomm – The chip maker will pay China a $975 million fine to end a 14-month probe into its competitive practices. The fine is the largest in China corporate history.

Aeropostale – Aeropostale said holiday season sales were better than expected, with the teen-focused retailer cutting its projected loss as a result.

Urban Outfitters – Urban Outfitters said fourth quarter sales came in above forecasts, helped by a strong holiday season. – The company reported quarterly results and an outlook that fell below Street estimates. The digital coupon provider reported a fourth quarter loss of two cents per share, compared to estimates of a four cent per share profit.

United Continental – The airline said its passenger traffic rose 1.1 percent last month, but also raised its fuel cost guidance for the current quarter.

UBS – The bank said the surging Swiss franc, along with negative interest rates, will put pressure on its profitability.

Canon – The camera company will buy Swedish security camera maker Axis for about $2.8 billion.

Microsoft – Microsoft settled a dispute with Samsung over patent royalties, with the terms of the settlement remaining confidential. The suit is related to Microsoft's purchase of Nokia's handset business in September 2013.

Pfizer – The drug maker entered into a $5 billion accelerated stock buyback agreement with Goldman Sachs.

Sprint – The mobile phone operator's ongoing losses weighed on the latest quarterly results for parent company SoftBank, which missed estimates in its latest quarter.

Apple – Apple is moving ahead with plans for a Swiss franc-denominated bond sale, according to Dow Jones, which said the sale will consist of a two-part issue maturing in November 2024 and February 2030.

By CNBC's Peter Schacknow

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