Market Capitalization and Weighting

(Weighting as of December 30, 2017)

WACKER’s year-end market capitalization increased from €4.98 billion to €8.06 billion (total stock without treasury shares). WACKER’s MDAX market capitalization based on the free float was €2.8 billion (2016: €1.4 billion). WACKER thus had an MDAX weighting of 1.44 percent, after 0.84 percent in the prior year, and is currently ranked 22nd by 12-month trading volume (2016: 27th) and 27th by market capitalization (2016: 41st) among the 50 companies in the index.

WACKER’s GEX weighting was 10.44 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 2017, WACKER ranked second in the GEX weighting.