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Tyson lower on weak quarterly results

Jon "DRJ" Najarian (ask-drj@optionmonster.com)

Earnings, Revenue Miss

Tyson Foods reported second-quarter profit of $0.26 a share on sales of $8.42 billion. Those results lagged the consensus estimates of $0.45 and $8.58 billion, respectively. TSN drops 5 percent before the bell on my tradeMONSTER platform.

Barron's Slams Linn Energy

Barron's took a swipe at Linn Energy over the weekend, calling it "the most overpriced large energy producer." LINE dropped 4 percent in early trading, and its Line Co. holding company (:LNCO) fell 5 percent.

Apollo Global Crushes Estimates

Apollo Global Management earned $1.59 a share, beating the $1.24 average analyst estimate. Revenue of $1.31 billion also breezed past the Street's $976.7 million forecast. APO climbs 6 percent in the premarket.

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