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Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell:

Plum Creek Timber — The forest products company agreed to be bought by rival Weyerhaeuser in an $8.4 billion stock swap deal. The transaction still needs the approval of Plum Creek shareholders.

Dish Network — The satellite TV company beat estimates by 3 cents with quarterly profit of 42 cents per share, while revenue was essentially in line. Dish reported an increase in average revenue per user, although its so-called "churn" rate also rose.

Hertz Global — The car rental company reported adjusted quarterly profit of 49 cents per share, 3 cents below estimates, with revenue also slightly short of forecasts. Hertz said it did make progress in cost-cutting during the quarter, as well as completing the integration of Dollar Thrifty. Additionally, Hertz completed its restatement of second quarter results, saying it increased earnings for those three months, but decreased overall profit for the first six months of this year.

Priceline Group — The online travel site operator earned $25.35 per share for the quarter, above estimates of $24.23. Revenue was also above forecasts, helped by record hotel room bookings. However, the stock is under pressure due to a cautious forecast.

DuPont — The chemical giant named Edward Breen as its permanent chairman and chief executive officer. He'd been...