After reporting a slight decline for the first time since Nov 2011 in April, the AGEM index witnessed a more dramatic decrease of 11% in May 2012.
AGEM index: -11,3%
Dow Jones Industrial: -6,2%
S&P 500: -6,3%
Selected negative contributors to the AGEM index included:
Konami, KNM: -27.4 %
International Game Technology, IGT: -8.2 %
WMS Industries, WMS: -16.2 %
The AGEM index comprises of the largest land-based casino providers including: Aristocrat Technologies, Aruze Gaming America, Austrian Gaming Industries, Bally Technologies, GTECH / Spielo International, International Game Technology (IGT), Intralot S.A., Konami Gaming, Scientific Games, Video Gaming Technologies (VGT), WMS Gaming and Shuffle Master.