The companies which are expected to see active trade on Tuesday are: DuPont, Verizon, Yahoo, Johnson & Johnson, 3M, W.W. Grainger, EMC and Vmware.

DuPont (NYSE:DD) is due to report its fourth quarter earnings before markets open. Analysts, on average, polled by Thomson Reuters expect the company to report fourth quarter earnings per share of $0.32 from $0.44 last year.

Verizon (NYSE:VZ) is due to report its fourth quarter earnings before markets open. Analysts, on average, polled by Thomson Reuters expect the company to report fourth quarter earnings per share of $0.55 from $0.54 last year.

Yahoo, Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) is projected to report fourth quarter net income of $0.22 per share compared to $0.11 in the same quarter last year.

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) is likely to post fourth quarter net income of $1.03 per share compared to $1.02 per share in the same quarter last year.

3M Co. (NYSE:MMM) shares declined 0.60 percent to $89.78 in aftermarket trading session on Monday. The company is expected to report fourth quarter net income of $1.27 per share before the market s open on Tuesday.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) shares declined 2.71 percent to $135.99 in aftermarket trading session. The company is expected to report fourth quarter net income of $1.68 per on January 25th before markets open.

EMC Corp. (NYSE:EMC) is projected to post fourth quarter net income of $0.41 per share compared to $0.33 per share in the same period a year-ago.

Vmware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) shares declined 4.75 percent to $83.56 in aftermarket trading session despite better-than-expected fourth quarter earnings. Its fourth-quarter net income rose to $119.9 million or $0.28 per share, from $56.4 million or $0.14 per share in the same period a year ago.