n February, the index lost 10.19 points, or 15.4 %, which is a record low since the index began in January 2005. Year-over-year the index is down a staggering 63.7 %. The index fell 17.1 % in January.
Based on a 100-point value, the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers’ index, or the AGEM index, is computed based on each company’s month-end stock price and weighted based on approximation of market capitalization.
February’s decline was due in part to decreases in Konami’s and International Game Technology’s stock value, The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturer said.