Cisco Systems, Splunk — Shares of Cisco fell 3.9% Thursday after the company said it is acquiring cybersecurity software company Splunk for $157 per share in a cash deal worth about $28 billion. Splunk’s stock price popped 19.1% on news of the deal.
KB Home — The homebuilder stock slid 4.3% after saying it expected its gross housing margin to shrink in the current quarter. KB Home posted its fiscal third-quarter report Wednesday evening, reporting earnings of $1.80 per share on revenue of $1.59 billion. Analysts polled by LSEG, formerly known as Refinitiv, called for earnings of $1.43 per share and revenue of $1.48 billion.