NEW YORK -- Alcoa
Alcoa reported adjusted earnings of 10 cents a share on revenue of $6.01 billion in the year-earlier quarter.
Alcoa, which traditionally kicks off earnings season, will issue results after the market closes.
Lufkin is an oil and gas equipment company.
It was unclear at what stage the talks were in as were the terms under discussion, the newspaper said.
Lufkin has a market capitalization of almost $2.2 billion.
However, UPS said it wasn't renewing its interest in TNT Express; it was seeking a "more accurate assessment of the EU competitive landscape and that there's no precedent that could limit international growth opportunity," a spokeswoman for UPS told Bloomberg.
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