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Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell:

Vince Holding — The luxury fashion brand's stock traded more than 35 percent lower before the bell, still reeling from a disappointing earnings report and weak guidance.

Facebook — The social media giant made headlines after WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum said in a post that the messaging app now has 900 million monthly active users. Facebook acquired WhatsApp last year for more than $16 billion.

Royal Caribbean — The cruise operator's stock traded slightly lower before the bell after hiking its dividend by 25 percent to about 38 cents per share on Thursday.

Walt Disney — The media behemoth is trying to maximize profits from its new "Star Wars" merchandise, creating a new holiday called "Force Friday."

Cooper Cos. — The company posted third-quarter earnings and revenue above expectations, but also presented a weaker-than-expected forecast Thursday after the bell.

Gap — The apparel retailer posted a 2 percent decline in same-store sales for August across its brands, but Old Navy sales rose by 6 percent.

VeriFone Systems — The electronic payment device maker posted third-quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations, but its current-quarter forecast came in light.

Chipotle Mexican Grill — The fast casual restaurant chain is battling a "Chubby Chipotle" campaign from Center for Consumer Freedom, a food industry group, according to Reuters. "These are agenda-driven people who are being backed by unknown parties," a company spokesman told Reuters.