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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed lower today in very active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed down 5.07 to 409.20. Declines led advances 379 to 264 with 227 issues unchanged. The average price per share fell fifteen cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 20,088,980 shares, up from the 17,116,980 shares traded Friday. There was no activity in today's after-hours session.
 There were 203 block trades, while 185 blocks were traded in the previous trading session.
 Topping the most active list was Wang Labs Class B, up 3/8 to 5-1/4 on 1,734,700 shares, followed by DWG Corporation, up 1-1/8 to on 879,700 shares. The third most active issue, ALZA Corp. was down 2 to 40-7/8 on 558,800 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 20,088,980 1992 TO DATE: 664,374,925
 STOCKS FRIDAY: 17,116,980 1991 TO DATE: 434,458,510
 1990 TO DATE 476,557,795
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: No activity
 STOCKS FRIDAY: 300
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 577.90 down 16.65
 CAPITAL GOODS 448.56 down 1.50
 CONSUMER GOODS 736.99 down 13.46
 SERVICE 1,074.29 down 14.45
 RETAIL 1,367.50 up 13.23
 FINANCIAL 483.30 up 1.40
 NATURAL RESOURCES 185.84 down 2.11
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 364.04 up 6.17
 NEW ENGLAND 582.78 down 8.07
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 682.20 down 8.44
 NORTH CENTRAL 738.98 down 4.66
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,189.98 down 1.40
 SOUTH CENTRAL 374.97 up 4.80
 MOUNTAIN 131.56 down 1.64
 PACIFIC 483.74 down 13.00
 FOREIGN 201.53 down 4.56
 Trading in options was moderate today with 202,455 contracts changing hands as compared with 154,479 contracts traded Friday. Puts were higher as calls traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the U.S. Surgical Feb. 105 series, up 3 to 3-1/2 on 1,488 contracts, followed by the Major Market Index Feb. 345 series, up 1 to 2-7/8 on 1,459 contracts. The third most active was the Amgen Feb. 65 series up 1-3/4 to 3 on 1,164 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Unisys Apr. 12 1/2 series, up 3/16 to 15/16 on 4,189 contracts, followed by the Unisys Apr. 10 series up 5/8 to 2-3/16 on 3,328 contracts. The third most active was the Centel Jul. 50 series, up 7/16 to 2-3/8 on 2,523 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: down 1.98 to 150.59. Contracts volume 4,525, with 2,459 puts and 2,066 calls.
 Major Market Index: down 4.01 to 343.30. Contracts volume 10,137, with 5,387 puts and 4,750 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: down 4.01 to 343.30. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: down .40 to 34.33. Contracts volume 83, with 63 puts and 20 calls.
 Institutional Index: down 6.55 to 417.92. Contracts volume 5,261, with 2,770 puts and 2,491 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: down 6.55 to 417.92. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: down .04 to 209.81. Contracts volume 3,507, with 2,560 puts and 947 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: down .77 to 126.86. Contracts volume 208, with 0 puts and 208 calls.
 Oil Index: down 7.01 to 218.83. Contracts volume 108, with 73 puts and 35 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 140,339
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 62,116
 -0- 2/18/92
 CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO: American Stock Exchange ST: New York IN: FIN SU:


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