Market Capitalization and Weighting
(Weighting as of December 30, 2014)
WACKER’s year-end market capitalization increased from € 4.0 billion to € 4.5 billion (total stock without treasury shares) due to share-price performance. WACKER’s MDAX market capitalization based on the free float was € 1.4 billion (€ 1.2 billion in 2013). WACKER thus had an MDAX weighting of 1.03 percent and currently ranks 14th (by 12-month trading volume) and 31st (by market capitalization) among the 50 companies in the index.
WACKER’s GEX weighting was 9.9 percent. Deutsche Börse AG’s GEX mid-cap index (introduced in January 2005) comprises owner-dominated companies listed in the prime standard on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange that went public no more than ten years ago. At year-end 2014, WACKER ranked 4th in the GEX weighting.