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Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell:

Newell Rubbermaid—The household products maker beat estimates by 2 cents with adjusted quarterly profit of 36 cents per share, with revenue in line. Newell affirmed its full-year forecast despite a projected negative currency impact of up to 5.5 percent.

Moody's—The rating agency earned $1.11 per share for its latest quarter, beating estimates by 8 cents, with revenue also well above estimates. Its results were powered by strong increases in both debt rating and analytics revenue.

VF Corp.—The apparel maker matched estimates with quarterly profit of 67 cents per share, with revenue very slightly below Street forecasts due to international weakness. However, the North Face and Timberland maker also increased its full-year earnings forecast.

ITT Corp.—ITT beat estimates by 12 cents with quarterly profit of 53 cents per share, but revenue was shy of Street forecasts, and the company also lowered its full year revenue and earnings forecast. ITT points to weak oil and gas markets as well as the negative effects of currency.

CVS Health—The drug store chain operator earned an adjusted $1.14 per share for its latest quarter, 6 cents above estimates, while revenue also beat analyst forecasts. The company's results were helped by stronger specialty pharmacy results, but it gave a current quarter view that falls below Street forecasts.

Madison Square Garden—MSG beat estimates by 10 cents with quarterly profit of 51 cents per share, with revenue also beat forecasts. MSG also said its chief financial officer Sean Creamer will resign as of Monday, and that it is pursuing the spin-off of its sports and entertainment business from its media business.

Visa—The credit card issuer earned 62 cents per share for its latest quarter, 1 cent above estimates. Revenue beat forecasts as well, despite the impact of a strong dollar and lower crude oil prices. However, Visa also warned that its current quarter earnings will come in at 6 to 8 cents a share below Street estimates.

Gilead Sciences—The biotechnology company reported adjusted quarterly profit of $2.94 per share, well above estimates of $2.32, while revenue also beat Street forecasts by a wide margin. Gilead's results were helped by higher sales of its new hepatitis C drugs.

LinkedIn—The business social network beat estimates by a penny with adjusted quarterly profit of 57 cents per share, while revenue topped estimates by a slight margin. However, LinkedIn also cut its full-year forecast on a slowdown in its hiring business.

AIG—The insurance company topped estimates by 3 cents with quarterly profit of $1.22 per share, and AIG also announced a buyback program of up to $3.5 billion. AIG's profits were lower compared to a year ago, on weaker returns from its investments.

DreamWorks Animation—The movie studio lost 25 cents per share for its latest quarter, but that adjusted loss was 20 cents smaller than the Street had expected. Revenue was above estimates, on the success of its movie "Home" as well as revenue from the "How To Train Your Dragon" franchise.

FireEye—The cybersecurity software maker lost 48 cents per share for its latest quarter, smaller than the 51 cent consensus estimate, and revenue topped forecasts as well. FireEye also raised its full-year revenue forecast on increased spending to prevent cyber attacks.

First Solar—The solar equipment maker lost 62 cents per share for its latest quarter, wider than the 29 cent consensus estimate, and revenue was significantly short of analyst forecasts. First Solar's results were hurt by project delays.

Intel—Intel reportedly signed a standstill agreement with rival chipmaker Altera earlier this year that expires on June 1, according to Reuters. That means that Intel would have the option of launching a hostile bid for Altera, which rejected an unsolicited bid from Intel last month.

Tesla—The automaker has unveiled a new business called Tesla Energy, which will focus on batteries for homes and businesses.

American Express—American Express cannot prevent merchants from steering customers toward cards with lower fees than Amex charges, according to a federal judge's ruling.

Weyerhaeuser—The paper products company reported adjusted quarterly profit of 19 cents per share, missing estimates of 25 cents. Weyerhaeuser saw earnings tumble more than 50 percent from a year ago.

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