The AGEM Index increased by 27.33 points in September 2019 points to 500.69 points, a 5.8 percent jump from August 2019. The growth was driven largely by an 18.6 percent increase in the stock price of International Game Technology PLC (IGT), which increased from $11.98 to $14.21. The stock was responsible for 8.14 points of the AGEM Index’s monthly gain. Konami Corp. (TYO: 9766) experienced an 8.4 percent stock price gain from ¥4,815 to ¥5,220, which led to an index contribution of 6.50 points. Overall, most AGEM Index companies reported increases in stock price during the month, with 10 trending positively and three moving negatively.
Read the AGEM Index September 2019.