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Early movers: TIME, FB, SEAS, TAP, VC, NDLS, INSY, QCOM, FEYE & more

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Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell:

Time Inc. — Time beat estimates by 5 cents with adjusted quarterly profit of 32 cents per share, with revenue also above estimates. The magazine publisher continues to see a decline in print ad revenue, but that is being partially offset by an increase in digital ads. Separately, Time announced a deal to sell its principle British office building for $638 million. The company also cut its guidance for the full year due to the ongoing shift to digital ads.

SeaWorld Entertainment — The theme park operator earned an adjusted $1.14 per share for its latest quarter, missing estimates by 4 cents, with revenue also falling short. SeaWorld points to weather-related park closures as a negative factor, along with higher legal costs and expenses related to "reputation initiatives," although it does say efforts to improve revenue and profits are taking hold.

Molson Coors — The beer brewer came in 12 cents above estimates with adjusted quarterly profit of $1.40 per share, with revenue slightly above forecasts. Molson was helped by strong growth in Europe and other international markets, although its results were impacted by unfavorable currency trends.

Visteon — The auto parts maker reported adjusted quarterly profit of 56 cents per share, 26 cents above estimates, with revenue exceeding forecasts by a wide margin. The company said it is seeing increasing benefits from its increasing emphasis on vehicle cockpit electronics.

Noodles & Co. — The restaurant chain had a breakeven quarter on an adjusted basis, missing estimates by 6 cents, with revenue also falling below Street forecasts. Noodles & Co. sees flat to slightly negative same-store sales for the full year, but said it is ramping up action to improve sales and increase shareholder returns.

Insys Therapeutics — CEO Michael Babich stepped down as CEO, with Chairman Dr. John Kapoor taking over as CEO. The company was the subject of a CNBC.com article on its marketing practices regarding its primary product, a painkiller administered by spray.

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Facebook — Facebook reported adjusted quarterly profit of 57 cents per share, 5 cents above estimates, with revenue also beating Street forecasts. Facebook saw a sizable jump in both mobile users and advertising, and saw its market cap pass the $300 billion mark in after-hours trading.

Qualcomm — Qualcomm posted adjusted quarterly profit of 91 cents per share, beating estimates by 5 cents, with revenue also exceeding forecasts. However, the chipmaker gave a current quarter outlook considerably below analyst forecasts, on increasing competition from overseas rivals.

Whole Foods — Whole Foods missed estimates by 4 cents with adjusted quarterly profit of 30 cents per share, and revenue came in slightly below estimates. The grocery chain operator saw a sharp drop in sales growth to the weakest in five years. Whole Foods did announce a $1 billion share buyback.

FireEye — FireEye lost 37 cents per share for its latest quarter, 8 cents smaller than anticipated. Revenue, however, fell short of expectations, and the maker of cyber security software also issued a weaker than expected outlook for the current quarter.

HomeAway — HomeAway is being bought by Expedia for $3.9 billion in cash and stock. The deal for the vacation rental site operator is valued at about $37.86 per share, compared to yesterday's closing price of $32.04.

Bojangles — Bojangles earned an adjusted 23 cents per share for its latest quarter, 5 cents above estimates, with revenue also above forecasts. The restaurant chain also raised its full-year guidance on improving sales.

AstraZeneca — AstraZeneca raised its full-year revenue and earnings forecast, even as sales weaken for some of its top-selling drugs. Astrazeneca is dealing with increasing competition and exclusivity expirations with cost cuts and asset sales as it waits for new drugs currently in development to reach the market.

General Motors — The automaker reported a 15 percent October increase in China vehicle sales compared to a year earlier, putting sales in that country at a record high.

Toyota Motor — Toyota reported a 26 percent increase in quarterly operating profit to $6.8 billion dollars, slightly above consensus estimates. However, the automaker did lower its annual sales forecast.

Southwest Airlines — Southwest pilots have rejected a tentative contract with the airline, with 62 percent opposing the deal. Southwest said it expected talks to resume in the spring, with a mediator presiding over the negotiations.

GoDaddy — GoDaddy reported a narrower than expected loss for its latest quarter, and predicted a current quarter profit. The web hosting company is being helped by increasing international market revenue.

MetLife — MetLife earned an adjusted 62 cents per share for its latest quarter, falling short of the 76 cent consensus estimate. The insurer points to lower than expected "variable investment income" as one of the reasons for the shortfall.

Prudential Financial — Prudential reported quarterly profit of $2.40 per share, 2 cents shy of estimates, with results pressured by persistently low interest rates.


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