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Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell:
General Motors — The automaker earned an adjusted $1.50 per share for the third quarter, well above estimates of $1.18 a share. Revenue also beat forecasts, and GM said it would achieve a 10 percent North American profit margin this year, one year sooner than expected.
Boeing — Boeing reported third quarter profit of $2.52 per share, 30 cents above estimates. Revenue also beat Street forecasts, and the jet maker also raised its full year earnings and revenue guidance.
Coca-Cola — Coke came in 1 cent above estimates with adjusted third quarter earnings of 51 cents per share, though revenue fell short of forecasts. Coke's results, like those of many large multinational companies, were hurt by the impact of a strong dollar.
SanDisk — The memory chip maker will be bought by hard drive manufacturer Western Digital for $86.50 per share in cash and stock, for a total value of $19 billion.
Kimberly-Clark — The consumer goods maker earned an adjusted $1.51 per share for the third quarter, 2 cents above estimates, with revenue also beating forecasts. The company also raised its full-year forecast despite the negative impact of a strong U.S. dollar.
Thermo Fisher Scientific — The scientific solutions provider earned an adjusted $1.80 per share for the third quarter, a penny above estimates, with revenue also above forecasts...