The companies that are expected to see active trade on Tuesday are: Xerox, Western Union, DuPont, Netflix, United Parcel Service, United States Steel, 3M, AK Steel Holding, Texas Instruments, Amazon.com, Cummins and FMC Technologies Inc.

Xerox Corp. (NYSE: XRX) is due to report its third quarter earnings before markets open on Tuesday. Analysts, polled by Thomson Reuters, expect the company, on average, to report a third quarter net income of $0.25 per share compared to $0.22 in 2010.

Western Union Co. (NYSE: WU) is due to report its third quarter earnings after the closing bell on Tuesday. Analysts expect the company to report third quarter earnings per share of $0.39 compared to $0.37 in 2010.

DuPont Inc. (NYSE: DD) is expected to report third quarter net income of $0.56 per share on revenue of $8.77 billion before the opening bell on Tuesday.

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) shares slumped 27.84 per cent to $85.75 in aftermarket trading sessions, as its fourth quarter earnings guidance fell short of expectations. For the fourth quarter, the company expects earnings to be in a range of $0.36 to $0.70 per share on revenue of $841 million to $875 million, while analysts’ expect earnings of $1.09 per share on revenues of $919.96 million.

United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) is expected to report third quarter net profit of $ 1.05 per share, up from $0.93 in the same quarter last year.

United States Steel Corp. (NYSE: X) is projected to report third quarter net profit of $ 0.52 per share compared to net loss of $ 1.20 in the same quarter a year ago.

3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) is expected to report third quarter net income of $1.61 per share on sales of $7.78 billion.

AK Steel Holding Corp. (NYSE: AKS) is projected to report third quarter loss of $0.01 per shares compared to a loss of $0.54 per share in the same quarter a year ago.

Texas Instruments Inc. (NYSE: TXN) shares declined 1.55 per cent to $31.20 in post-market trading sessions. The company reported third quarter net income of $601 million or $0.51 per share, down from $859 million or $0.71 per share in the same period last year.

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is expected to report third quarter net profit of $0.24, down from $0.51 in same quarter a year ago.

Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) is due to report third quarter net profit of $ 2.25 per share, up from $ 1.33 in the same quarter last year.

FMC Technologies Inc. (NYSE: FTI) is expected to report third quarter net income of $ 0.46 per share after the closing bell on Tuesday.