Market Capitalization and Weighting
(Weighting as of December 30, 2015)
By year-end, WACKER’s market capitalization had decreased from € 4.5 billion to € 3.8 billion (total stock without treasury shares) due to share-price performance. WACKER’s MDAX market capitalization based on the free float was € 1.2 billion (€ 1.4 billion in 2014). WACKER thus had an MDAX weighting of 0.75 percent (prior year: 1.03), and it is currently ranked No. 25 (prior year: 12; by 12-month trading volume) and No. 47 (prior year: 31; by market capitalization) among the 50 companies in the index.
WACKER’s GEX weighting was 9.8 percent. Deutsche Börse AG’s GEX mid-cap index 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 2015, WACKER ranked 4 th in the GEX weighting.