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Early movers: FNL, CYH, NKE, MU, JD, HMC & more

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on June 8, 2015 in New York City.
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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on June 8, 2015 in New York City.

Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell:

Finish Line—The athletic apparel and shoe retailer earned 30 cents per share for its latest quarter, 6 cents above estimates, with revenue also above analysts' forecasts.

Community Health Systems, HCA, Tenet Healthcare—Wells Fargo upgraded the three hospital stocks in the wake of Thursday's U.S. Supreme Court decision that upheld subsidies paid under the Affordable Care Act.

Restoration Hardware—BB&T upgraded the luxury home furnishings retailer to "buy" from "hold," saying it's encouraged by the potential for the company's new "RH Modern" product line.

Target—BMO downgraded the retailer's shares to "market perform" from "outperform," citing uncertainty created by the move of chief merchandising officer Kathee Tesija into an advisory role.

Facebook, Amazon.com, Yahoo—Mizuho initiated coverage on the three stocks with "buy" ratings. It said Facebook has the highest profit margin profile of any online media company, and Amazon has expansion opportunities in high margin businesses like Amazon Web Services. The Yahoo rating is based on factors such as the taxation scenario for Yahoo's Alibaba shares, the company's net cash position, and other factors.

Ally Financial—The auto financing company was named a "Franchise Pick" by Jefferies, saying the market underappreciates recent changes in Ally's capital structure.

Zoetis—Canadian drug maker Valeant is interested in buying the animal health company, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

Nike—Nike reported quarter profit of 98 cents per share, beating estimates by 15 cents, with revenue also above estimates. The athletic shoe and apparel maker was able to register higher prices and increased profit margins, among other positive factors.

Micron Technology—Micron missed estimates by 2 cents with adjusted quarterly profit of 54 cents per share, with revenue also slightly below forecasts. Micron also gave a downbeat forecast for the current quarter, amid a continuing decline in computer chip prices.

Potash—Potash is bidding to buy German fertilizer producer K+S, sending that company's shares up nearly 40 percent in overseas trading. K+S says it's assessing its options, although sources tell Reuters the company is likely to reject the proposal.

JD.com—The China-based e-commerce company is starting up a China consumer credit-scoring service. It will team up with ZestFinance of the U.S. for that service, which will compete directly with a similar operation by Alibaba.

Honda—The automaker restated its financial results for the fiscal year that ended in March, to cover the costs of its expanded recall of cars equipped with defective airbags made by Takata.

Humana—Humana will continue on watch today, following news during Thursday's session that insurer Aetna is near a deal to buy the hospital operator, according to Bloomberg.


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