State in­dex up 3.88; Dil­lard’s soars 6.3%

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - BUSINESS & FARM -

The Ar­kan­sas In­dex, a price-weighted in­dex that tracks the largest pub­lic com­pa­nies based in the state, rose 3.88 to 340.57 Thurs­day.

Thirteen stocks rose, four fell and one was un­changed.

Dil­lard’s jumped 6.3 per­cent on heavy vol­ume.

USA Truck climbed 3.3 per­cent in ac­tive trad­ing.

P.A.M. Trans­porta­tion lost 1.9 per­cent in light trad­ing.

To­tal vol­ume for the in­dex was 21.6 mil­lion shares.

The in­dex was de­vel­oped by Bloomberg News and the Demo­crat-Gazette with a base value of 100 as of Dec. 30, 1997.

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