State index up 1.92; 10 stocks rise, 8 fall
The Arkansas Index, a price-weighted index that tracks the largest public companies based in the state, rose 1.92 to 346.69 Friday.
Ten stocks advanced and eight declined.
Dillard’s shares rose 3.9 percent.
Bank of the Ozarks fell almost 1 percent in light trading.
For the week, 10 stocks were up and eight fell.
Total volume for the index was 19.6 million shares.
The index was developed by Bloomberg News and the with a base value of 100 as of Dec. 30, 1997.