Printer Friendly

AMEX OPENS OPTIONS TRADING ON EL PASO NATURAL GAS COMPANY

 AMEX OPENS OPTIONS TRADING ON EL PASO NATURAL GAS COMPANY
 NEW YORK, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Stock Exchange (AMEX) today opened put and call options trading on the listed stock of El Paso Natural Gas Company (symbol: EPG).
 El Paso Natural Gas, of El Paso, Texas, operates a 20,000 mile natural gas pipeline system extending from the major producing basins of the Southwest to California. El Paso Gas is a former subsidiary of Burlington Resources Inc.
 EPG opened with strike prices of 22 1/2, 25, and 30 and position limits of 3,000 contracts. Initial expiration months are August, September and October of 1992 and January of 1993. Charlton, Goin/SLK is the specialist unit for the new options.
 The AMEX trades a total of 284 stock options, including 77 options on over-the-counter stocks, as well as 33 LEAPS(tm) (Long-term Equity AnticiPation Securities). In addition, options are traded on five broad-market indexes -- the Major Market Index (XMI), the XMI LEAPS (tm) Index (XLT), the S&P MidCap 400 Index (MID), the Institutional Index (XII), and the Japan Index (JPN) -- as well as three industry based indexes -- the Oil Index (XOI), the Computer Technology Index (XCI) and the Pharmaceutical Index (DRG). CAPS -- Capped Options -- are also traded on XII.
 -0- 7/22/92
 /CONTACT: Kathleen Fitzpatrick of AMEX, 212-306-1697/ CO: El Paso Natural Gas Company ST: Texas IN: OIL SU:


TQ -- NY030 -- 1797 07/22/92 10:48 EDT
COPYRIGHT 1992 PR Newswire Association LLC
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 1992 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:PR Newswire
Date:Jul 22, 1992
Words:242
Previous Article:PRIMERICA ANNOUNCES $300 MILLION PREFERRED STOCK OFFERING; 12 MILLION DEPOSITARY SHARES OFFERED AT $25 A SHARE; YIELD OF 8-1/8 PERCENT
Next Article:THE EQUITABLE COMPLETES LARGEST DEMUTUALIZATION EVER IN U.S. HISTORY CONCLUDES INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING AND SIGNIFICANTLY BOOSTS CAPITAL
Topics:


Related Articles
EL PASO NATURAL GAS COMPANY DECLARES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND
EL PASO NATURAL GAS COMPANY TO ACQUIRE EASTEX ENERGY INC.
EL PASO NATURAL GAS COMPANY BECOMES PART OWNER OF TRANSCOLORADO GAS TRANSMISSION COMPANY
EL PASO ENERGY CORPORATION COMPLETES TENDER OFFER FOR CORNERSTONE NATURAL GAS, INC.
El Paso Energy Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend
Tennessee Gas Pipeline to Build New Kentucky Interconnect
El Paso Energy Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend.
El Paso Tennessee Pipeline Co. Declares Dividend on Preferred Stock.
El Paso Energy Partners, L.P. Declares Quarterly Distribution on Common And Preference Units.
El Paso Energy Corporation Announces Dividend Increase.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2017 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters