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Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell: — Amazon's quarterly profit of $1.07 per share crushed estimates of 58 cents a share. Revenue was also well above Wall Street forecasts, on the strength of both its retail operation and its newer cloud services business.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals — Valeant issued its delayed annual report, avoiding a default threatened by creditors for not issuing those numbers. Valeant said improper conduct by former financial executives resulted in the misstatement of prior financial results.

Tivo — The maker of digital video recorders and related services agreed to be bought by digital technology provider Rovi for $1.1 billion in cash and stock, or $10.70 per share. The Tivo name will be used for the combined company, with Rovi Chief Executive Tom Carson continuing in that job.

Tyco — The fire protection and security company matched estimates on both the top and bottom lines, but gave a current quarter and full-year forecast that falls below Street forecasts. Tyco points to sluggish economic conditions in its key markets.

Delta Air Lines — The airline ordered 37 Airbus A321 aircraft for $4.25 billion to replace 116 MD-88 aircraft in its fleet.

VF Corp. — The company behind North Face and other clothing brands earned 61 cents per share for its latest quarter, 3 cents above estimates, with revenue just slightly below forecasts. VF is among the companies trying to deal with the negative effects of company fluctuations.

Moody's — The rating agency missed estimates by 13 cents a share with adjusted quarterly profit of 93 cents per share with revenue far below estimates, as well. Moody's also cut its full-year forecast because of declining global bond issuance.

Newell Brands — Newell earned an...