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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed higher today in heavy trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 5.40 to 412.86. Advances led declines 334 to 252 with 246 issues unchanged. The average price per share rose 16 cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 21,520,610 shares, up from the 15,828,865 shares traded yesterday. After-hours volume totaled 1,100 shares, bringing the cumulative volume for today to 21,521,710 shares.
 There were 253 block trades, while 233 blocks were traded in the previous trading session.
 Topping the most active list was Wang Labs Class B, up 1-5/8 to 6-7/8 on 5,010,100 shares, followed by ALZA Corp., up 1-7/8 to on 705,600 shares. The third most active issue, Fruit of the Loom was up 2-1/2 to 35-4/8 on 603,300 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 21,520,610 1992 TO DATE: 701,734,500
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 15,828,865 1991 TO DATE: 461,021,005
 1990 TO DATE 490,668,665
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: 1,100
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 9,000
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 600.98 up 23.84
 CAPITAL GOODS 449.37 up 0.80
 CONSUMER GOODS 749.23 up 17.32
 SERVICE 1,081.88 up 10.24
 RETAIL 1,380.88 up 11.59
 FINANCIAL 484.08 up 1.45
 NATURAL RESOURCES 183.53 down 0.39
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 364.59 up 1.97
 NEW ENGLAND 596.64 up 14.26
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 686.31 up 7.29
 NORTH CENTRAL 750.65 up 15.14
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,194.90 up 4.69
 SOUTH CENTRAL 375.06 up 0.89
 MOUNTAIN 134.09 up 3.71
 PACIFIC 496.50 up 13.80
 FOREIGN 200.22 up 0.45
 Trading in options was active today with 212,118 contracts changing hands as compared with 206,844 contracts traded yesterday. Calls were higher as puts traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Major Market Index Feb. 345 series, down 2 to 1/4 on 2,742 contracts, followed by the Glaxo Feb. 30 series, unchanged at 3/4 on 2,037 contracts. The third most active was the Major Market Index Feb. 350 series down 4-5/8 to 1-3/8 on 1,788 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Major Market Index Feb. 350 series, up 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 on 2,956 contracts, followed by the Trinity Industries Feb. 45 series up 3/16 to 9/16 on 2,800 contracts. The third most active was the Glaxo Feb. 30 series, down 1/4 to 1/16 on 2,390 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: up 2.21 to 152.20. Contracts volume 767, with 525 puts and 242 calls.
 Major Market Index: up 6.46 to 350.36. Contracts volume 16,918, with 8,635 puts and 8,283 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: up 6.46 to 350.36. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: up .65 to 35.04. Contracts volume 1,282, with 282 puts and 1,000 calls.
 Institutional Index: up 4.89 to 423.96. Contracts volume 6,513, with 3,654 puts and 2,859 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: up 4.89 to 423.96. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: up 1.46 to 208.56. Contracts volume 4,406, with 3,428 puts and 978 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up 2.61 to 130.47. Contracts volume 8, with 5 puts and 3 calls.
 Oil Index: up .43 to 216.71. Contracts volume 313, with 4 puts and 309 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 150,423
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 61,695
 -0- 2/20/92
 CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO: American Stock Exchange ST: New York IN: FIN SU:


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