The TecDAX stock index tracks the performance of the 30 largest German companies from the technology sector. In terms of order book turnover
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 and market capitalization
Market capitalization
Market capitalization is a measurement of the value of the ownership interest that shareholders hold in a business enterprise. It is equal to the share price times the number of shares outstanding of a publicly traded company...

 the companies rank below those included in the DAX
The DAX is a blue chip stock market index consisting of the 30 major German companies trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Prices are taken from the electronic Xetra trading system...


The TecDax was introduced on 24 March 2003. It succeeded the NEMAX50 (Neuer Markt -- new market) stock index of german new economy
New Economy
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 companies that existed from 1997 to 2003 and was discontinued after extreme value loss due to the burst of the dot-com bubble
Dot-com bubble
The dot-com bubble was a speculative bubble covering roughly 1995–2000 during which stock markets in industrialized nations saw their equity value rise rapidly from growth in the more...


TecDAX is based on prices generated in Xetra
Xetra (trading system)
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. The index is calculated on every trading day, between 9am and 5.30pm CET .


The following 30 companies make up the index as of the quarterly review effective 19 September 2011, which saw PSI and XING
Xing may refer to:* an abbreviation for crossing, primarily used in North America* Qiao Xing Universal Telephone Inc. * XING, a social network platform* Xing County, in Shanxi, China* Xing - A Korean boyband...

 replace Phoenix Solar
Phoenix Solar
Phoenix Solar AG is a German photovoltaics company involved in the systems integration business. Specifically, the company designs, builds and operates large photovoltaic power plants and is a specialist wholesaler of photovoltaic systems, solar modules and related equipment.- History :Phoenix...

 and Roth & Rau
Roth & Rau
Roth & Rau is a German solar energy company. It manufactures machines and equipments used in solar panel production. Its product portfolio includes PECVD coating plants....

  • ADVA Optical Networking
    ADVA Optical Networking
    ADVA Optical Networking is a telecommunications vendor that provides network equipment for data, storage, voice and video services. ADVA Optical Networking has a global workforce of over 1,000 employees and its Fiber Service Platform has been deployed in more than 250 carriers and 10,000...

  • Aixtron
    Aixtron SE is a German-based technology company which specialises in manufacturing metalorganic chemical vapour deposition equipment for clients in the semiconductor industry...

  • BB Biotech
    BB Biotech
    BB Biotech AG is a Swiss investment company in the field of biotechnology. Since 1993 it is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, since 1997 on the German TecDAX and since 2000 on the Italian Borsa Italiana....

  • Bechtle
    Bechtle AG is a German information technology services company. It offers IT consulting, IT services and is also acting as a reseller of information technology products. The company is headquartered in Neckarsulm and is listed on the TecDAX stock index....

  • Carl Zeiss Meditec
    Carl Zeiss Meditec
    Carl Zeiss Meditec AG is a multinational medical technology company. It manufactures tools for eye examinations and medical lasers as well as solutions for neurosurgery, dentistry, gynecology and oncology. Among its products are the most common tools used by ophthalmologists and optometrists.Carl...

  • Centrotherm Photovoltaics
    Centrotherm photovoltaics
    Centrotherm Photovoltaics AG is one of the world's leading suppliers of process technology and key equipment for the production of solar silicon, solar cells and solar modules. The company has been listed on the German TecDAX since 2007...

  • Dialog Semiconductor
    Dialog Semiconductor
    Dialog Semiconductor PLC is a German-based manufacturer of semiconductor based system solutions. The company is registered in the United Kingdom but headquartered in Kirchheim unter Teck, a town in the Stuttgart metropolitan area. Dialog Semiconductor develops integrated circuits for power and...

  • Dräger
    The Drägerwerk AG is a German company based in Lübeck which makes breathing and protection equipment, gas detection and analysis systems, and noninvasive patient monitoring technologies. Customers include hospitals, fire departments and diving companies....

  • Drillisch
    Drillisch AG is a German telecommunication service provider listed on the TecDAX....

  • Evotec
    Evotec AG is a drug discovery alliance and development partnership company focused on progressing product approaches with leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.The company`s headquarters are located in Hamburg, Germany...

  • Freenet
  • Gigaset
    Gigaset Communications
    Gigaset AG, formerly known as Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices is a multinational corporation based in Munich, Germany. Its main business is in home electronics, including corded and cordless phones, voice over ip phones.-History:...

  • Jenoptik
    Jenoptik is an optoelectronics group located in Jena, Thuringia, Germany and a descendant of the pre-war Zeiss company. The business is divided into five divisions: Optical Systems, Lasers & Material Processing, Industrial Metrology, Traffic Solutions and Defense & Civil Systems.- Company profile...

  • Kontron
    Kontron AG is a German-based multinational company which designs and manufactures embedded computer modules, boards and systems.Kontron AG serves OEMs, system integrators and application providers of different market segments...

  • MorphoSys
    MorphoSys AG is a German biotechnology company. It is involved in the development and research of antibodies. TecDAX has listed MorphoSys since 2004.-Technology:MorphoSys generates human antibodies that contain 100% human proteins...

  • Nordex
    Nordex is a German company that designs, sells and manufactures wind turbines. The domicile is located in the German city of Hamburg, production takes place in Rostock, China and Jonesboro, Arkansas. The company was founded in 1985 in Give, Denmark. Since then the company steadily grew...

  • Pfeiffer Vacuum
    Pfeiffer Vacuum
    Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG is a German manufacturer of vacuum pumps. It is headquartered in Asslar in Germany with 70% of the total production catering to the export market....

  • PSI AG
  • Q-Cells
    Q-Cells is a manufacturer of photovoltaic cells, established in 1999. Its core business is the development, production and marketing of crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells....

  • Qiagen
    Qiagen is a provider of sample and assay technologies for molecular diagnostics, applied testing, academic and pharmaceutical research. Consolidated under the Dutch holding Qiagen N.V., the company operates more than 30 subsidiaries in over 18 countries. Qiagen’s shares are listed at the...

  • QSC
    QSC AG
    Cologne-based QSC AG is a nationwide telecommunications provider in Germany with its own DSL network. It supplies a comprehensive portfolio of broadband communication products such as leased lines in various bandwidths to voice and data services right through to custom enterprise networks. The...

  • SMA Solar Technology
    SMA Solar Technology
    SMA Solar Technology AG is a German solar energy equipment supplier founded in 1981 and based in Niestetal, a suburb of Kassel, Germany. It is the world's largest manufacturer of inverters for solar photovoltaic modules with a revenue of 1.9 billion € and estimated 40% share of the global market in...

  • Singulus Technologies
    Singulus Technologies
    Singulus Technologies AG is a German manufacturer of optical disc production lines. With the acquisition of STANGL AG, it diversified into the field of solar energy. It was a TecDAX constituent between 2004 and 2009, and regained its position in the index in March 2010....

  • Software AG
    Software AG
    Founded in 1969, Software AG is an enterprise software company with over 10,000 enterprise customers in over 70 countries. The company is the second largest software vendor in Germany, the fourth in Europe and among the top 25 globally...

  • SolarWorld
    SolarWorld is a German company dedicated to the manufacture and marketing photovoltaic products worldwide by integrating all components of the solar value chain, from feedstock to module production, from trade with solar panels to the promotion and construction of turn-key solar power plants...

  • Stratec Biomedical Systems
  • Süss MicroTec
    SUSS MicroTec
    SUSS MicroTec is a supplier of equipment and process solutions for the semiconductor industry and related markets.The high precision microstructuring systems like photolithography tools are used for manufacturing of processors, memory chips, MEMS, LED and other micro system devices.SUSS MicroTec is...

  • United Internet
    United Internet
    United Internet AG is a German Internet services company. With 2.91 million DSL customer contracts, it is a leading ISP in Germany. It is headquartered in Montabaur, Rhineland-Palatinate...

  • Wirecard
    Wirecard AG is a global financial services and technology company headquartered in Aschheim, Munich, Germany. The company provides payment processing, card issuing and risk management services to more than 10.000 corporate customers worldwide. Its Internet payment service competes with PayPal and...

  • XING
    Xing may refer to:* an abbreviation for crossing, primarily used in North America* Qiao Xing Universal Telephone Inc. * XING, a social network platform* Xing County, in Shanxi, China* Xing - A Korean boyband...

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