Increase in Analysts' Coverage

In 2010, the average daily trading volume for WACKER stock was some 195,000 shares (Xetra) – thus below the 2009 figure of around 204,000 shares (Xetra). The number of financial analysts regularly monitoring and assessing the company increased to 33 in 2010.

During the fiscal year, the analysts’ consensus price target rose substantially in line with the general market trend. Whereas the average Q1 estimate had WACKER’s share at €109.75 (20 estimates)1, the fair-value price target increased to €159.47 (19 estimates)1 by year-end.

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As per December 2010

The Following Banks and Investment Firms Monitor and Assess WACKER






B. Metzler seel. Sohn & Co. KGaA


Jefferies & Company, Inc.

Bankhaus Lampe KG



Bank of America Merrill Lynch


Kepler Capital Markets

Barclays Capital


Landesbank Baden-Württemberg



MainFirst Bank AG

CA Cheuvreux


Merck Fink & Co.



M. M. Warburg



Morgan Stanley

Credit Suisse



Deutsche Bank AG


Norddeutsche Landesbank

DZ Bank AG


Princeton Tech. Research

equinet AG


Reuschel & Co. Privatbankiers

Exane BNP Paribas


Silvia Quandt Research GmbH

fairesearch GmbH & Co. (CBS Research)


UBS Deutschland AG

Goldman Sachs International



HSBC Trinkaus



Independent Research GmbH




On our website, we regularly report on the consensus of analysts’ expectations for the current year. Moreover, our website offers extensive information on WACKER stock. In addition to financial reports, presentations, publications and a Fact Book (viewable online or downloadable), you’ll find all our key financial-market dates, as well as contact information there. You can also view videos of our annual press conference, analysts’ conference and other events online or listen to an audio stream.

With the publication of our 2010 Online Annual Report, we underscore our services for analysts and investors. The easy-to-navigate online version of the report facilitates information access – and interactive options (such as key-indicator comparisons and a toolbox) enable readers to work directly with the figures.

1 Consensus figures from VARA Research (Q1 = March 17, 2010/Q3 = November 26, 2010)