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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed lower today in moderate trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed down 2.78 to 382.72. Declines led advances 307 to 189 with 234 issues unchanged. The average price per share fell eight cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 10,591,715 shares, down from the 13,122,480 shares traded Friday. There was no after-hours activity.
 Topping the most active list was IVAX, down 1-1/4 to 25-5/8 on 427,500 shares, followed by Citizens First Bancorp, down 1/8 to 2-7/8 on 411,200 shares. The third most active issue, Texas Meridian Resources was up 5/8 to 3-7/8 on 403,00 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 10,591,715 1992 TO DATE: 2,598,445,220
 STOCKS FRIDAY: 13,122,480 1991 TO DATE: 2,324,422,711
 1990 TO DATE 2,542,779,575
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: No Activity Reported
 STOCKS FRIDAY: No Activity Reported
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX--SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 446.43 Down 2.27
 CAPITAL GOODS 401.73 Up 0.13
 CONSUMER GOODS 755.48 Down 3.90
 SERVICE 976.64 Down 11.42
 RETAIL 1,110.40 Down 13.19
 FINANCIAL 468.91 Down 2.93
 NATURAL RESOURCES 190.23 Down 1.20
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 284.91 Down 0.04
 NEW ENGLAND 555.74 Down 1.85
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 596.18 Down 6.25
 NORTH CENTRAL 743.35 Down 2.14
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,047.90 Down 5.09
 SOUTH CENTRAL 363.88 Up 0.48
 MOUNTAIN 106.57 Up 0.38
 PACIFIC 417.40 Down 2.24
 FOREIGN 206.57 Down 2.39
 Today's cumulative volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 143,700 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was Intertel Communications, Inc., down 1/16 to 15/16 on 20,700 shares.
 Trading in options was light today with 122,728 contracts changing hands as compared with 256,019 contracts traded Friday. Puts and call both traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the U.S. Surgical October 60 series, down 1/16 to 2-11/16 on 2,979 contracts, followed by the Phillip Morris November 85 series, down 3/16 to 1-11/16 on 1,431 contracts. The third most active was the U.S. Surgical October 65 series unchanged at 5 on 1,373 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the U.S. Surgical October 60 series, down 5/8 to 5-1/2 on 1,970 contracts, followed by the U.S. Surgical October 65 series down 7/16 to 2-11/16 on 1,497 contracts. The third most active was the U.S. Surgical October 70 series, down 5/16 to 1-3/16 on 1,352 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: up .06 to 146.49. Contracts volume 1,360, with 1,280 puts and 80 calls.
 Major Market Index: down .84 to 356.38. Contracts volume 3,796, with 2,021 puts and 1,775 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: down .08 to 35.64. Contracts volume 36, with 36 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index: down .60 to 439.86. Contracts volume 1,186, with 854 puts and 332 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: down .60 to 439.86. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: down .87 to 182.16. Contracts volume 5,303, with 2,158 puts and 3,145 calls.
 Pharmaceutical Index: down 1.81 to 210.64. Contracts volume 652, with 426 puts and 226 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: down .06 to 118.07. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Oil Index: unchanged to 242.51. Contracts volume 90, with 5 puts and 85 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 83,567
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 39,161
 -0- 9/21/92
 CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO: American Stock Exchange ST: New York IN: FIN SU:


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