Amex to Trade Options on AmSurg Corporation and UCBH Holdings, Inc.

Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET from The American Stock Exchange

    NEW YORK, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 The American Stock Exchange will launch trading in options on Friday, April
 27, 2001 on the following Nasdaq Stock Market listed stocks of AmSurg Corp.
 (Option Symbol: AUO/Stock Symbol: AMSGA) and UCBH Holdings, Inc.  (Option
 Symbol: AUW/Stock Symbol: UCBH).
     AmSurg Corporation options will open with strike prices of
 17-1/2 - 20 - 22-1/2 position limits of 13,500 contracts.  The options will
 trade on the March expiration cycle, with initial expirations in May, June,
 September and December.  The specialist will be Highland Securities Corp.
 AmSurg Corp. develops, acquires, and manages physician practice-based
 ambulatory surgery centers and specialty physician networks.
     UCBH Holdings, Inc. options will open with strike prices of
 22-1/2 - 25 - 30 position limits of 22,500 contracts.  The options will trade
 on the March expiration cycle, with initial expirations in May, June,
 September and December.  The specialist will be Botta Capital Management, LLC.
 UCBH Holdings, Inc. is the holding company for United Commercial Bank.
 
     The American Stock Exchange(R), a subsidiary of the National Association
 of Securities Dealers, Inc. NASD(R)), is the only primary exchange that offers
 trading across a full range of equities, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs),
 including structured products and HOLDRS(SM), and options. In addition to its
 role as a national equities market, the Amex is the leader in ETF listings,
 listing 97 ETFs to date, and is the second-largest options exchange in the
 U.S., trading options on broad-based and sector indexes as well as domestic
 and foreign stocks. For more information, visit http://www.amex.com.
 
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    NEW YORK, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 The American Stock Exchange will launch trading in options on Friday, April
 27, 2001 on the following Nasdaq Stock Market listed stocks of AmSurg Corp.
 (Option Symbol: AUO/Stock Symbol: AMSGA) and UCBH Holdings, Inc.  (Option
 Symbol: AUW/Stock Symbol: UCBH).
     AmSurg Corporation options will open with strike prices of
 17-1/2 - 20 - 22-1/2 position limits of 13,500 contracts.  The options will
 trade on the March expiration cycle, with initial expirations in May, June,
 September and December.  The specialist will be Highland Securities Corp.
 AmSurg Corp. develops, acquires, and manages physician practice-based
 ambulatory surgery centers and specialty physician networks.
     UCBH Holdings, Inc. options will open with strike prices of
 22-1/2 - 25 - 30 position limits of 22,500 contracts.  The options will trade
 on the March expiration cycle, with initial expirations in May, June,
 September and December.  The specialist will be Botta Capital Management, LLC.
 UCBH Holdings, Inc. is the holding company for United Commercial Bank.
 
     The American Stock Exchange(R), a subsidiary of the National Association
 of Securities Dealers, Inc. NASD(R)), is the only primary exchange that offers
 trading across a full range of equities, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs),
 including structured products and HOLDRS(SM), and options. In addition to its
 role as a national equities market, the Amex is the leader in ETF listings,
 listing 97 ETFs to date, and is the second-largest options exchange in the
 U.S., trading options on broad-based and sector indexes as well as domestic
 and foreign stocks. For more information, visit http://www.amex.com.
 
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