WACKER’s year-end market capitalization increased from €3.85 billion to €4.91 billion (total stock without treasury shares). WACKER’s MDAX market capitalization based on the free float was €1.5 billion (2015: €1.2 billion). WACKER thus had an MDAX weighting of 0.84 percent, after 0.75 percent in the prior year, and is currently ranked 27th by 12-month trading volume (2015: 25th) and 41st by market capitalization (2015: 47th) among the 50 companies in the index. WACKER’s GEX weighting was 10.3 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. At year-end 2016, WACKER ranked third in the GEX weighting.