AGEM Index Increases 43 Points in July

LAS VEGAS, NV – The AGEM Index increased by 43.40 points in July 2023 to 1,094.16, a 4.1 percent increase from the prior month. Compared to one year ago, the index was up 230.33 points, or 26.7 percent. During the latest month, 10 of the 12 AGEM Index companies reported stock price increases, which resulted in 10 positive contributions and two negative contributions to the AGEM Index.

The largest positive contribution to the monthly index was sourced to Konami Corp. (TYO: 9766), whose 6.0 percent increase in stock price led to a 13.06-point gain to the index. Meanwhile, Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ASX: ALL) saw its stock price increase by 1.6 percent, leading to a 9.67-point gain for the index.

The three major U.S. stock indices all experienced growth in July 2023. The NASDAQ increased by 4 percent over the month, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average grew by 3.4 percent. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 increased by 3.1 percent from the prior month.

In April 2023, Crane NXT, Co. separated from Crane Company. The listed stock price prior to that date is a pro forma calculated estimate.