Market Capitalization and GEX Weighting Higher
(Weighting as per December 30, 2013)
WACKER’s year-end market capitalization increased from € 2.5 billion to € 4.0 billion (total stock without treasury shares) due to the Group’s share-price performance. In the MDAX, WACKER’s market capitalization based on the free float was € 1.2 billion (€ 744.6 million in 2012). Thus, WACKER received an MDAX weighting of 1 percent and currently ranks 18th (by 12-month trading volume) and 37th (by market capitalization) among the 50 companies listed there.
WACKER’s GEX weighting was 10.15 percent. Deutsche Börse AG’s GEX mid-cap index (introduced in January 2005) comprises owner-dominated companies that are listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Prime Standard) and went public no longer than ten years ago. At year-end 2013, WACKER ranked 1st in the GEX weighting.