State in­dex up 0.81 though 10 stocks fall

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - BUSINESS & FARM - Demo­crat-Gazette

The Arkansas In­dex, a price-weighted in­dex that tracks the largest pub­lic com­pa­nies based in the state, dropped 0.81 to 333.76 Fri­day.

Ten stocks fell and eight gained ground.

Dil­lard’s fell 6 per­cent a day af­ter re­leas­ing dis­ap­point­ing quar­terly earn­ings.

P.A.M. Trans­porta­tion rose 4.3 per­cent in light trad­ing.

To­tal vol­ume for the in­dex was 31.7 mil­lion shares. The av­er­age daily vol­ume for the week was 30 mil­lion shares.

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

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