AGEM Index up slightly, but for third month in a row, in June CDC Gaming Reports · July 7, 2020 at 5:11 pm Following a three-month roller coaster of up precipitous ups and downs, with point swings in triple digits, the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) Index was up a notch in June, increasing 4.53 points to 407.41 points, a 1.1 percent gain over May 2020. Six of the 13 AGEM Index companies reported stock-price increases amid ongoing uncertainty about the global economy and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The stock price for Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ALL) decreased 0.9 percent due to the Australian dollar strengthening against the U.S. dollar. In turn, this accounted for a 5.06-point rise in the AGEM Index. Crane Co. (CR) experienced a 6.7 percent stock price jump, leading to an index contribution of 3.93 points. By comparison to the AGEM’s 1.1 percent growth, the Dow Jones Industrial Average grew by 1.8 percent and the S&P 500 grew by 1.7 percent. The NASDAQ, on the other hand, jumped a significant 6 percent month over month. The AGEM Index comprises 13 gaming suppliers throughout the world. Nine of them are based in the United States and are listed on the NYSE, NASDAQ or OTC market, while two trade on the Australian exchange, one on the Tokyo exchange, and another trades on the Taiwan OTC exchange. The Index is produced monthly for the organization by the Las Vegas-based Applied Analysis, an advisory services firm that provides consultation services for public and private entities in economics, information technology and finance.