The SDAX is a stock market index
Stock market index
A stock market index is a method of measuring a section of the stock market. Many indices are cited by news or financial services firms and are used as benchmarks, to measure the performance of portfolios such as mutual funds....

 composed of 50 small and medium-sized companies in Germany
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

. These so-called small caps rank directly below the MDAX
The MDAX is a stock index which lists German companies. The index is calculated by Deutsche Börse.It includes the 50 Prime Standard shares from sectors excluding technology that rank immediately below the companies included in the DAX index...

 shares in terms of order book volume and market capitalization. They are thus the 81st-130th largest publicly traded companies in Germany.

The index is based on prices generated in the electronic trading system Xetra
Xetra (trading system)
Xetra is a worldwide electronic securities trading system based in Frankfurt, Germany. It was created for the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and launched in November, 1997. It is operated by Deutsche Börse....



The following 50 companies make up the index as of the quarterly review effective on 19 September 2011..
  • Air Berlin
    Air Berlin
    Air Berlin PLC & Co. Luftverkehrs KG is Germany's second largest airline, after Lufthansa, and Europe's sixth largest airline in terms of passengers....

  • Alstria office REIT
  • Amadeus Fire
  • Balda
  • Bauer
    Bauer Group
    Bauer AG, based in Schrobenhausen , is an international provider of services, machinery and ancillary products in the earth-working and groundwater fields...

  • Bertrandt
  • Biotest
  • C.A.T. Oil
  • Centrotec Sustainable
  • CeWe Color
  • comdirect bank
  • Constantin Medien
    Constantin Medien AG is a German media group, based in Ismaning near Munich...

  • CTS Eventim
  • Delticom
  • Deutsche Beteiligungs
  • DIC Asset
  • Dürr
  • Gesco
  • GfK
    The GfK Group, established in 1934 as Gesellschaft für Konsumforschung is Germany's largest market research institute, and the fourth largest market research organisation in the world, after Nielsen Company, Kantar Group, and IMS Health...

  • Grammer
  • Grenkeleasing
  • Hamborner
  • Hawesko Holding
  • Highlight Communications
  • Hornbach Holding
  • Indus Holding
  • IVG Immobilien
    IVG Immobilien
    IVG Immobilien is a German real estate company headquartered in Bonn, Germany. It is a leading property dealer in Germany and also catering to other European cities....

  • Jungheinrich
  • Koenig & Bauer
    Koenig & Bauer
    Koenig & Bauer AG is a German company that makes printing presses based in Würzburg. It was founded by Friedrich Koenig and Andreas Friedrich Bauer in Würzburg in 1817, making it the oldest printing press manufacturer in the world....

    KWS SAAT AG is an independent, family-owned German company that focuses on plant breeding, with activities in about 70 countries. The product range includes seed varieties for sugar beet, corn, cereals, rapeseed and potatoes. The capital letters “K,” “W” and ”S” in the name KWS stand for Klein...

  • MLP
  • MVV Energie
  • Norma Group
  • Patrizia Immobilien
  • Praktiker
    Praktiker is a German hypermarket chain offering home improvement and do-it-yourself goods. It is based in Kirkel, Saarland, and opened its first store in 1978. Initially owned by ASKO, the chain became a division of Metro AG after the merger of ASKO with Metro Cash & Carry in 1995...

  • Prime Office
  • SAF-Holland
  • Schaltbau
    Schaltbau Group
    The Schaltbau Group is a group of mechanical and electrical engineering companies specialising in transportation related products, including automatic door systems for moving vehicles, level crossing equiment, electric connectors and switchgear and safety and warning equipment.-History:In 1929...

  • Schuler
  • SKW Stahl-Metallurgie Holding
  • Sixt
    Sixt is a European car rental company. It has around 3,500 service stations in over 80 countries. Sixt was founded in 1912 by Martin Sixt in Munich.-Company facts:*Revenue : €1.44 billion*EBIT: €153.3 million*EBT: €121.647 million*Employees: 2,015...

  • Ströer Out-of-Home Media
  • TAG Immobilien
    TAG Tegernsee Immobilien und Beteiligung
    TAG Tegernsee Immobilien und Beteiligungs-AG is a property company from Germany with its head office in Hamburg. Until 1998 as Tegernsee-Bahn it operated the railway line from Schaftlach via Gmund to Tegernsee...

  • Tipp24
  • Tom Tailor
    Tom Tailor
    Tom Tailor Group is a German vertically integrated lifestyle clothing company. It was founded in 1962 in Hamburg. Tom Tailor mainly provides classic and up-to-date casual wear and accessories for men, women, young adults and children. Tom Tailor clothes are usually priced in the medium price range...

  • VTG
  • Wacker Neuson
  • Zooplus

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