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Movers roundup: BMC Software, Gevo

The Associated Press

Among the stock activity stories for Thursday, March 21, from AP Business News:

— Shares of business software maker BMC Software Inc. rose on a report that the company is considering buyout offers from several private equity firms.

— Shares of Gevo Inc., which makes fuels and chemicals from plant matter, rose after the company announced that it received a favorable ruling in a patent dispute involving one of its competitors.