Stock Futures Looking Higher After HPs Upside Surprise

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Texas Instruments (TXN) increased its quarterly dividend by 33% to 28 cents a share, and said it planned to buy back $5 billion of its stock. The chipmaker's stock was climbing 2.5% in premarket trading.

A Securities and Exchange Commission filing showed new Citigroup (C) CEO Michael Corbat received pay of $11.5 million in 2012. Shares of the company were rising more than 1% on Friday morning.

Charter Communications (CHTR) was expected to report a fourth-quarter loss of 28 cents a share on revenue of $1.91 billion, which would be up 4% from a year ago. Shares of the cable company lost 1.2% on Thursday.

-- Written by Joe Deaux in New York.

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