Shares of the following companies may have unusual moves in U.S. trading on Oct. 25. Stock symbols are in parentheses, and prices are as of 5:56 p.m. in New York.
Applied Signal Technology Inc. (APSG US) rose 6.1 percent to $33.25. The maker of equipment for collecting and processing signals for the U.S. military hired Bank of America Corp. to explore strategic options for the company, including a possible sale.
Regis Corp. (RGS US): The hair-salon operator is drawing takeover interest from private-equity firms, Reuters reported, citing three people familiar with the matter.
Value Line Inc. (VALU US): The money manager and publisher of investment guides said it will pay a $2-a-share special dividend instead of the regularly scheduled 20-cent payout.
Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN US) fell 1.3 percent to $103.02. The owner of Wynn and Encore casinos in Las Vegas and Macau filed with regulators to sell additional shares, taking advantage of a two-year high in the stock price.
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