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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed lower today in very active trading. The AMEX Market Value Index closed down 0.04 to 391.85. Declines led advances 287 to 232 with 238 issues unchanged. The average price per share remained unchanged at 11.21.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 15,044,940 shares, up from the 14,654,105 shares traded yesterday. There was no after-hours trading activity reported today.
 Topping the most active list was Salomon Phibro Oil Trust, down 1/8 to 3-3/4 on 790,100 shares, followed by Exploration Co. of Louisiana, up 1/16 to 1-1/2 on 485,900 shares. The third most active issue, Nabors Industries, was up 3/8 to 14-7/8 on 391,200 shares.
 Regular session: Cumulative year-to-date:
 Stocks today: 15,044,940 1992 to date: 1,681,580,995
 Stocks yesterday: 14,654,105 1991 to date: 1,344,588,761
 1990 to date: 1,464,318,175
 After-hours session:
 Stocks today: no activity reported
 Stocks yesterday: no activity reported
 AMEX Market Value Index -- sub-indices:
 High technology 519.42 down 8.54
 Capital goods 423.65 up 0.93
 Consumer goods 714.92 up 1.50
 Service 1,018.27 up 0.45
 Retail 1,173.62 up 9.33
 Financial 480.19 up 0.05
 Natural resources 188.56 up 1.97
 Housing, construction
 and land development 313.02 down 0.67
 New england 570.60 down 2.43
 Middle Atlantic 600.40 down 0.60
 North Central 728.54 down 2.64
 South Atlantic 1,101.42 up 1.27
 South Central 379.54 up 0.59
 Mountain 115.31 down 0.31
 Pacific 461.05 down 4.94
 Foreign 210.12 up 2.267
 Today's volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 179,000 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was Intertel Communications, unchanged at 1-3/16 on 85,700 shares.
 Trading in options was light today with 132,902 contracts changing hands as compared with 143,563 contracts traded yesterday. Puts were higher as calls traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the ConAgra, Inc. Jun 40 series, up 1-1/4 to 15-3/8 on 1,300 contracts, followed by the Disney Jun 35 series, up 1/16 to 3/8 on 1,222 contracts. The third most active was the Novell, Inc. Jun 50 series, down 7/8 to 1-3/8 on 1,211 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Philip Morris Jun 80 series, up 3/16 to 1/2 on 2,815 contracts, followed by the Philip Morris Jun 75 series, up 1/2 to 1-15/16 on 2,648 contracts. The third most active was the Philip Morris Jul 85 series, unchanged at 3/8 on 2,497 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 S&P Midcap Index: up .28 to 142.56. Contracts volume 4,367, with 2,573 puts and 1,794 calls.
 Major Market Index: up 1.40 to 355.60. Contracts volume 4,541, with 2,603 puts and 1,938 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: up 1.40 to 355.60. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 LT (XLT) Index: up .14 to 35.56. Contracts volume 86, with 81 puts and 5 calls.
 Institutional Index: up .70 to 425.86. Contracts volume 1,032, with 582 puts and 450 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: up .70 to 425.86. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: down 3.67 to 179.63. Contracts volume 2,766, with 1,579 puts and 1,187 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up .83 to 120.84. Contracts volume 10, with 0 puts and 10 calls.
 Oil Index: down 5.50 to 242.69. Contracts volume 653, with 544 puts and 109 calls.
 Equity Options Volume: 44,363 puts and 88,539 calls.
 -0- 2/27/92
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