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AMEX TO OPEN OPTIONS TRADING ON SBARRO AND COMPUSA STOCKS

 AMEX TO OPEN OPTIONS TRADING ON SBARRO AND COMPUSA STOCKS
 NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Stock Exchange today said that on Tuesday, June 9, it will open put and call options on the listed stock of Sbarro, Inc. (symbol: SBA) and on Thursday, June 11, it will open put and call options on the over-the-counter stock of CompUSA Inc. (symbol: CMQ).
 Sbarro, headquartered in Commack, N.Y., operates and franchises a national chain of more than 500 cafeteria-style Italian restaurants. CompUSA, of Dallas, Texas, operates discount computer superstores offering hardware, software and related products.
 SBA will open with strike prices of 20, 22-1/2 and 25 and position limits of 3,000 contracts. Initial expiration months will be June, July, September and December of 1992. O'Connor & Associates is the specialist unit for the new options.
 CMQ will open with strike prices of 25, 30, and 35 and position limits of 5,500 contracts. Initial expiration months will be July, August and November of 1992 and February of 1993. AGS Specialist Partners is the specialist unit for the new options.
 The Amex trades total of 278 stock options, including 76 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 two industry based indexes-- the Oil Index (XOI), and the Computer Technology Index (XCI). CAPS-- Capped Options-- are also traded on XMI and XII as well.
 -0- 6/8/92
 /CONTACT: Kathleen Fitzpatrick of AMEX, 212-306-1697/ CO: Sbarro Inc.; CompUSA Inc. ST: New York, Texas IN: LEI SU:


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