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Tyson Foods quarterly sales beat estimates

May 6 (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly sales on Monday, powered by higher beef sales.

Net income attributable to the company rose to $426 million, or $1.17 per share, in the second quarter ended March 3, from $315 million, or 85 cents per share, a year earlier.

Sales rose 6.9 percent to $10.44 billion. Analysts on average had expected revenue of $10.29 billion, according to IBES data from Refinitiv. (Reporting by Nivedita Balu and Aishwarya Venugopal in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber)