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Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell:
General Electric–European antitrust regulators are set to say that GE's deal to buy the energy unit of France's Alstom could harm competition, according to Reuters. The report said that declaration is likely to come tomorrow.
Google–Google announced a new "urban innovation" company called Sidewalk Labs, to be headed by former New York City Deputy Mayor Dan Doctoroff.
Amazon.com–The European Commission has opened a formal probe into the company's e-book business, focusing on agreements between Amazon and publishers. Regulators are focusing on clauses that require them to offer Amazon terms that are at least as good as those offered to competitors.
Lululemon–Founder Chip Wilson and his family have filed to sell their entire 20.1 million share stake in the yoga wear maker. Those shares have not actually been sold as yet—a Wilson spokesperson issued a statement saying the filing merely gives the family the option to sell as circumstances dictate, just like any other shareholder.
Hilton–Brean initiated coverage on the hotel chain's stock with a "buy" rating, saying Hilton should deliver healthy earnings growth in the years ahead.
FedEx–Citi added FedEx shares back to its "Focus" list, pointing to the benefits of FedEx's accelerated aircraft retirement plan.
Harley-Davidson–Wedbush downgraded the motorcycle maker's shares to "neutral" from "outperform," citing an "underwhelming" acceleration in demand.
Nike—The athletic apparel and footwear maker signed an 8-year NBA sponsorship contract, starting in 2017. Terms were not disclosed.
Amgen–The biotech company got a positive recommendation from an FDA panel for its cholesterol drug Repatha. The panel said the treatment should be approved for patients with dangerously high cholesterol levels, although it also said long-term studies are still needed.
Delta Air Lines–Delta pilots union leaders approved the terms of a new tentative labor agreement, clearing the way for a vote by union members.
EBay–EBay and its soon-to-split PayPal unit are being questioned by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office, according to the New York Times. The paper said revised user policies—which allow contact with users by phone—raise issues under current consumer protection laws.
Men's Wearhouse–Men's Wearhouse reported adjusted quarterly profit of 54 cents per share, beating estimates by 2 cents, with revenue also above forecasts. The clothing retailer also signed a deal with Macy's to operate tuxedo rental stores.
Krispy Kreme–Krispy Kreme beat estimates by 2 cents with adjusted quarterly profit of 24 cents per share, though revenue fell slightly short. Comparable store sales for the doughnut chain were up 5.2 percent during the quarter, amid improving profit margins.
JetBlue–The airline reported its "load factor" for May at 85.7 percent, an improvement of 0.5 percent from a year earlier.
Box–Box lost an adjusted 28 cents per share for its most recent quarter, 3 cents smaller than analysts were anticipating, and revenue was above expectations. The cloud storage provider also raised its forecasts for the full year on an increase in subscriptions.
Correction: This story has been updated to reflect that Chip Wilson and his family have not yet sold their Lululemon stock.
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