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) plunged almost 40% after it missed quarterly expectations and slashed its full year outlook.
) shares dropped 6% in sympathy, with the social network giant preparing to report results -- for the first time since going public -- after the bell Thursday.
Among Dow components, Exxon Mobil
) reported quarterly results that were benefited $7.5 billion from divestments and tax-related items. Excluding these items, Q2 profits fell short of consensus expectations, but shares were still up marginally near noon.
Among other large caps reporting earnings, Visa
), United Technologies
) and 3M
) advanced, while Dow Chemical
), Las Vegas Sands
) and Mead Johnson
Among the notable gainers were Whole Foods Market
), up nearly 10%, and Western Digital
), up over 20%, following their better than expected results and bullish outlooks. Also higher were Sprint
), up about 18%, after reporting it added 442,000 net postpaid customers during Q2.
Among the noteworthy losers were Quality Systems
), down over 33%, as it was downgraded by at least three firms after its quarterly report, and Timken
), down 19%, after its results and guidance came in below the Street's view.