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Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell:

Procter & Gamble — The consumer products giant reported an adjusted 86 cents per share profit for its latest quarter, beating estimates by 4 cents a share, with revenue slightly below forecasts. P&G saw a negative impact from currency fluctuations, but said core operating profit margins were higher compared to a year earlier.

3M — The maker of health care, consumer, and electronics products earned $2.05 per share for its latest quarter, 13 cents a share above estimates, while revenue beat forecasts, as well. 3M saw increased profit margins during the quarter, although it also saw a negative impact from currency fluctuations.

DuPont — The chemical giant reported an adjusted first quarter profit of $1.26 per share, 22 cents a share above estimates. Revenue also beat forecasts, and DuPont raised its outlook for the full year as it plans for its merger with Dow Chemical.

Hershey — The chocolate maker beat estimates by 3 cents a share with adjusted quarterly profit of $1.10 per share, though revenue was slightly below Street projections. Hershey saw a negative impact from currency fluctuations, and its full year forecasts is below analysts' estimates. Hershey did increase its annual savings target from productivity gains.

Whirlpool — The appliance maker missed estimates by 5 cents a share, with quarterly profit of $2.63 per share. Revenue was slightly below forecasts. Currency fluctuations were a primary negative factor, with the company upbeat on other factors during the quarter. Whirlpool also raised its quarterly dividend by 11 percent and announced a $1 billion share buyback program.

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