Private-equity firm KKR ( KKR) reached a deal to buy Gardner Denver ( GDI), the industrial-pumps manufacturer, for $76 a share, a report said. KKR and Gardner Denver are expected to make the announcement as soon as Friday, a person familiar with the matter told the Journal. 4 Big Stocks to Trade (or Not)McDonald's ( MCD) releases same-store sales for February on Friday morning. Foot Locker ( FL) is expected by analysts Friday to post fourth-quarter earnings of 73 cents a share on revenue of $1.69 billion. Ann Inc. ( ANN) is forecast by Wall Street to report fourth-quarter earnings of 1 cent a share on sales of $617.8 million. -- Written by Joseph Woelfel >To contact the writer of this article, click here: Joseph Woelfel >To submit a news tip, send an email to: email@example.com.