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Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell:

DuPont—DuPont earned an adjusted $1.34 per share for the first quarter, 5 cents above estimates, though revenue was below forecasts. DuPont said quarterly results were impacted negatively by 25 cents from the stronger dollar. Additionally, DuPont also announced an increase in its quarterly dividend by 4 percent to 59 cents per share.

United Technologies—The company beat estimates by 13 cents with adjusted quarterly profit of $1.58 per share, with revenue slightly below forecasts. UTC said it had a good start to the year despite ongoing headwinds from currency effects.

Travelers—The insurance company missed estimates by 1 cent with adjusted quarterly profit of $2.53 per share, with revenue also slightly below Street consensus. The miss came about in part as Travelers earned less from its investments. The company also raised its quarterly dividend to 61 cents per share from 55 cents.

Under Armour—The athletic apparel maker earned 5 cents per share from its latest quarter, 1 cent above estimates. Revenue also beat forecasts, and the company raised its full-year view as well. However, its profit was 13.4 percent below year-ago levels as it absorbed costs related to acquisitions.

Harley-Davidson—Harley beat estimates by 2 cents with quarterly profit of $1.27 per share, with revenue slightly below forecasts. The motorcycle maker also lowered its shipment outlook.

Kimberly-Clark—The personal care products maker reported adjusted quarterly profit of $1.42 per share, 9 cents above estimates, with revenue also above forecasts. Kimberly-Clark also warned that currency effects will cut its 2015 operating profit by 10 to 11 percent.

Verizon—The telecommunications giant beat forecasts by 7 cents with quarterly profit of $1.02 per share, though revenue fell slightly short. Verizon's wireless operation also added 565,000 subscribers in the quarter compared to a year earlier.

Regions Financial—The regional bank missed estimates by 2 cents with quarterly profit of 16 cents per share, though revenue was slightly above forecasts. Regions was hurt by the negative impact of the low interest rate environment.

IBM—Big Blue reported adjusted quarterly profit of $2.91 per share, 11 cents above estimates. Revenue was essentially in line with estimates, though it did fall for the 12th straight quarter as IBM continues its transformation toward cloud-based businesses.

Hormel—The food company said its turkey supply chain has been significantly disrupted due to avian flu outbreaks in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Hormel is sticking with its prior fiscal 2015 earnings guidance, but did say it expects results toward the lower end of its projected range.

Sanmina—The contract electronics maker missed estimates by 3 cents with adjusted quarterly profit of 50 cents per share, with revenue missing analyst forecasts and current quarter guidance falling below Street projections. Sanmina said its weak outlook is partly due to headwinds in its communication networks segment.

Fortinet—The network security company reported adjusted quarterly profit of 8 cents per share, 2 cents above estimates, with revenue also scoring a solid beat.Fortinet benefited from the addition of more than 8,000 customers during the quarter.

Lam Research—Lam beat estimates by 10 cents with adjusted quarterly profit of $1.40 per share. Revenue also beat forecasts, and the chip manufacturing equipment maker also gave strong current quarter guidance.

Raytheon—The defense contractor won a government contract in Poland to supply that country's medium-range missile defense system.

Arm Holdings—The chip designer beat forecasts with its first quarter profit, helped by demand for Apple's iPhone 6, which contains Arm-designed chips.

SAP—The business software company reported a 15-percent increase in quarterly profit, in line with estimates, with revenue helped by the cheaper euro.

Whirlpool—The appliance maker increased its quarterly dividend to 90 cents per share from the prior 75 cents, an increase of 20 percent.

Yahoo, Microsoft—The amended 10-year search deal between Yahoo and Microsoft contains an early termination clause, according to an SEC filing. Either party can opt out of the deal any time after Oct. 1.

Credit Suisse—Credit Suisse reported a 23-percent increase in first quarter profit, despite the impact of a stronger Swiss franc. The bank was helped by better results at its wealth management unit.


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