Stocks finished higher Monday with the Nasdaq seeing solid gains as Treasury yields pulled back.
Here are some of the market's biggest gainers for Monday:
1. Cubic | Increase 7.9%
Cubic (CUB) - Get Cubic Corporation Report jumped after it received an unsolicited proposal from Singapore Technologies Engineering to buy the defense technology concern for $76 a share cash, or $2.4 billion.
Cubic last month agreed to be bought by private-equity firm Veritas Capital and hedge fund Elliott Management.
2. Synnex | Increase 6.5%
Synnex (SNX) - Get SYNNEX Corporation Report shares rose after the call-center operator and tech-hardware distributor agreed to merge with Apollo Global Management's Tech Data unit, a deal valued at $7.2 billion including debt.
The deal would give Synnex holders 55% and Apollo affiliates 45% of the combined company.
3. Kansas City Southern | Increase 11%
Kansas City Southern (KSU) - Get Kansas City Southern (KSU) Report climbed after the company agreed to a $25 billion takeover by Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) - Get Canadian Pacific Railway Limited Report, a stock-and-cash deal that creates the first comprehensive rail network connecting Mexico, Canada and the U.S.
4. ZoomInfo Technologies | Increase 12%
Goldman said ZoomInfo was in the early stages of addressing a potential $20 billion market with a less than 2% market share.
5. Oasis Petroleum | Increase 9.4%
Oasis Petroleum (OAS) - Get Oasis Petroleum Inc. Report advanced after the company said it had agreed to contribute all its remaining interests in Bobcat DevCo and Beartooth DevCo to Oasis Midstream Partners LP (OMP) - Get Oasis Midstream Partners LP Report as well as eliminate its incentive distribution rights in exchange for $229 million cash and 14.8 million OMP common units for a total of about $510 million.