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Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell:

Mosaic — The fertilizer producer earned an adjusted 62 cents per share for the third quarter, though revenue was shy of forecasts. Fertilizer demand has been declining, with the company having already cut production and extending downtime at is facilities.

Archer Daniels Midland — The corn processor fell 10 cents short of estimates with quarterly profit of 60 cents per share, with revenue also well below Street forecasts. Weak ethanol margins and a strong dollars were among the factors impacting the company's results.

Norwegian Cruise Line — The cruise line operator beat estimates by a penny with adjusted quarterly profit of $1.35 per share, with revenue essentially in line. Norwegian's results have been helped by a strong pricing environment.

Discovery Communications — The provider of TV programming came in 9 cents above estimates with adjusted quarterly profit of 47 cents per share. Revenue was essentially in line, and the company also increased its stock buyback authorization by $2 billion.

Mobileye — The provider of driver assistance systems reported adjusted quarterly profit of 15 cents per share, 2 cents above estimates, while revenue also beat forecasts. Mobileye cited increasing interest in its offerings from original equipment manufacturers, among other factors.

Sprint — The wireless carrier lost 15 cents per share for its latest quarter, compared to estimates of an 8 cent loss, and revenue was slightly below analyst projections. However, Sprint's loss was lower than a year earlier as it cuts costs and upgrades its networks.

Bloomin' Brands — The parent of Outback Steakhouse and other restaurant chains beat estimates by a penny with adjusted quarterly profit of 15 cents per share, with revenue slightly below estimates. The company did cut its forecast for comparable restaurant sales, but is sticking by its prior full year earnings forecast.

King Digital — The "Candy Crush" maker agreed to be bought by Activision Blizzard for $5.9 billion or $18 per share in cash. News of the deal is also helping to boost the shares of rival online game maker Zynga. Separately, Activision reported adjusted quarterly profit of 21 cents per share, 16 cents above estimates.

Fitbit — Fitbit reported quarterly profit of 24 cents per share, well above the 10 cent consensus estimate, with revenue also beating by a wide margin. However, shares are under pressure after the maker of wearable fitness devices lifted stock sale lockup restrictions earlier than scheduled, and also announced a secondary offering of 21 million shares.

AIG — AIG earned an adjusted 52 cents per share for its latest quarter, far below Street estimates of $1.03 per share, and the insurance company's revenue was also well below forecasts. AIG blames volatile global markets and lower income from investments, and also announced it would cut a number of upper management jobs.

Avis Budget — Avis Budget missed estimates by four cents with adjusted quarterly profit of $1.98 per share, while revenue was essentially in line. The car rental company cut its full-year earnings outlook, due in part to the negative effects of a stronger U.S. dollar.

Texas Roadhouse — The company reported quarterly profit of 29 cents per share, one cent below estimates, with the restaurant chain's revenue in line with forecasts. It is also predicting a mid-single digit increase in comparable sales for 2015.

L Brands — The apparel retailer increased its guidance for current quarter earnings, after reporting a 5 percent increase in comparable store sales. The parent of Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works is scheduled to hold an investor meeting Tuesday.

Amazon.com — Amazon is adding paternity leave to its employee benefits, as well as more paid time off for mothers. Separately, the company announced plans to open its first brick-and-mortar bookstore in Seattle.

TransCanada — TransCanada asked the U.S. State Department to delay its review of its Keystone Pipeline project. Some analysts see the delay as a way to avoid rejection from the U.S. for the controversial 1,200 mile project.

Alcoa — The aluminum producer is idling three of its four active U.S. aluminum smelters, cutting production in the wake of slumping metals prices.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals — The drug maker sent a letter to doctors, seeking to reassure them about its business practices in the wake of controversy over its relationship with specialty pharmacy Philidor.

Tenet Healthcare, Community Health Systems — The two companies both reported a slump in quarterly profit compared to a year earlier, with the hospital operators impacted by slowing insurance enrollment. Tenet also announced a $500 million stock buyback program.

Allstate — Allstate reported quarterly profit of $1.52 per share, beating estimates by 20 cents, while revenue matched forecasts. The Insurer was helped by higher premium income and a decline in catastrophe losses.

Walgreens Boots Alliance — The drugstore chain operator said it would be willing to divest as many as 1,000 stores in order to win approval for its deal to buy rival Rite Aid. Walgreens, however, does not expect to have to sell more than 500 stores.