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Pops & Drops: Talbots, Allstate...

Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of Talbots and Allstate popped while AK Steel and Sohu.com dropped.

POPS (stocks that jumped higher)

Talbots (TLB) popped 15%. Sycamore Partners, a private equity firm, disclosed Monday that it held a 9.9 percent stake in Talbots saying in a filing that it believed Talbots stock was undervalued and expected to discuss with management the company’s strategy and operations. - That's good news for Talbots, says Jon Najarian.

Allstate (ALL) popped 2%. Although the largest publicly traded U.S. home and auto insurer posted a second-quarter loss on record-breaking catastrophe expenses, results were better than expected.

Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) popped 1%. Although there was no clear catalyst, perhaps investors were betting a deal between NFL players and owners was a positive development for this maker chicken wings, a football fan favorite snack. - I'd just stay away, says Guy Adami.

DROPS (stocks that slid lower)

AK Steel (AKS) dropped 4%. Moody’s threatened to downgrade the company’s credit rating, citing challenges related to the slow and bumpy recovery of the steel industry. - I would not buy, says Joe Terranova, a rising dollar would encourage imports.

Sohu.com (SOHU) dropped 10%. Although the company reported a 37 percent rise in quarterly net profit, investors were more focused on falling gross margins and higher operating expenses. - The stock looks like it wants to go lower in the near term, says Tim Seymour.

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