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Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell:
Humana — Humana earned an adjusted $3.18 per share for the third quarter, three cents a share above estimates. Revenue also came in above Street forecasts. Its performance was driven by upbeat results in its health care services operation, as well as its Medicare Advantage business.
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals — The drugmaker reported adjusted quarterly profit of $3.13 per share, well above estimates of $2.71 a share. Revenue was shy of estimates, however. Sales were up more than seven percent over a year earlier, thanks to increasing revenue from its eye drug Eyelea.
ITT Corp. — The manufacturing company matched estimates, with adjusted quarterly profit of 58 cents per share. Revenue came in very slightly above forecasts. However, the company cut its outlook, pointing to unfavorable currency trends and lower profits on various projects, among other factors.
Starbucks — Starbucks came in a penny a share above estimates, with adjusted quarterly profit of 56 cents per share. The coffee chain's revenue was also slightly above Street forecasts. Comparable-store sales for the Americas region were up five percent, matching forecasts. Additionally, the company's board approved a 25 percent quarterly dividend...