Shares of Texas Industries jumped 12% on Friday after a report that the building materials company is exploring a sale.
Dow Chemical is weighing strategic options for its commodity chemicals businesses, as the company forges ahead with plans to shed $3 billion to $4 billion worth of assets.
A Caterpillar subsidiary is reportedly being probed for allegedly dumping train parts into the ocean as part of scheme to overcharge customers.
DuPont reached a $543 million deal to sell its glass laminating and vinyls unit to chemicals company Kuraray.
General Electric plans to offer shares in its North American retail finance unit in 2014 before spinning it off entirely the following year.
Tyco swung to a profit in the fourth quarter, a year after the industrial conglomerate's results were impacted by the extinguishment of debt.
Lockheed Martin said it plans on slicing 4,000 jobs, or 3% of its workforce, to deal with declines in U.S. spending.
DuPont Pioneer and Deere are launching a program that helps farmers maximize crop production.