Last €82.50 EUR
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wacker chemie ag (WCH) Snapshot

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€85.24
Previous Close
€84.69
Day High
€85.24
Day Low
€81.00
52 Week High
03/6/14 - €104.40
52 Week Low
07/10/13 - €62.22
Market Cap
4.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
74.1K
EPS TTM
€1.32
Shares Outstanding
52.2M
EX-Date
05/16/14
P/E TM
62.5x
Dividend
€0.50
Dividend Yield
0.61%
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wacker chemie ag (WCH) Details

Wacker Chemie AG provides specialty chemical products worldwide. It operates through five divisions: WACKER SILICONES, WACKER POLYMERS, WACKER BIOSOLUTIONS, WACKER POLYSILICON, and Siltronic. The WACKER SILICONES division offers a portfolio of approximately 2,800 products ranging from silicone fluids and emulsions, resins, elastomers, and sealants, to silanes and pyrogenic silica grades, which are used as starting materials in the production of silicones. The WACKER POLYMERS division manufactures binders and polymeric additives, such as dispersible polymer powders and dispersions used in various industrial applications, or as base chemicals in paints, coatings, paper, and adhesives industries, as well as in the construction industry. The WACKER BIOSOLUTIONS division supplies customized biotech and catalog products for fine chemical sector, including pharmaceutical proteins, cyclodextrins, cysteine, polyvinyl acetate solid resins, organic intermediates, and acetylacetone. This division focuses on customer-specific solutions in the areas of food additives, pharmaceutical actives, and agrochemicals. The WACKER POLYSILICON division produces hyperpure polysilicon for the semiconductor, electronics, and solar sectors. The Siltronic division supplies silicon wafers for various semiconductor manufacturers that are used as raw materials for various semiconductor products, including discrete semiconductor components or microchips. The company was founded in 1914 and is headquartered in Munich, Germany.

16,009 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/13/14
Founded in 1914

wacker chemie ag (WCH) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Member...
Total Annual Compensation: €1.4M
Member of Executive Board
Total Annual Compensation: €1.1M
Member of Executive Board
Total Annual Compensation: €1.1M
Member of the Executive Board
Total Annual Compensation: €682.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

wacker chemie ag (WCH) Key Developments

Wacker Chemie AG Extends Distribution Partnerships with IMCD and NRC Group

Wacker Chemie AG has extended its distribution partnerships with IMCD, a chemical distributor, and NRC Group for its HDK pyrogenic silica products in Germany. Effective August 1, 2014, the IMCD-Group-affiliated chemical distributor IMCD Germany and the Georg Nordmann Holding AG's affiliated Nordmann, Rassmann GmbH will replace previous distribution partner Brenntag Germany. IMCD already is a Wacker partner for several market segments in Western and Eastern Europe as well as in South Africa, India, Australia, and New Zealand. Effective August 1, 2014, IMCD will extend its current Wacker product portfolio to include HDK pyrogenic silica products in Germany for personal care, nutrition, plastics, sealants, adhesives, and silicone elastomer applications. Wacker will also extend its partnership with current distributor Nordmann, Rassmann GmbH. The Hamburg-based company already distributes silicone products, including HDK pyrogenic silica, for coatings in Germany. Effective August 1, 2014, Nordmann, Rassmann will be able to widen its German portfolio for pharmaceutical applications. In addition to silicones, the company will also supply HDK pyrogenic silica to the pharma industry in Germany.

Wacker Chemie AG Expands Production Capacity for Dispersible Powders At its Burghausen Site

Wacker Chemie AG announced that it is expanding its production capacity for dispersible polymer powders in Germany. The Munich-based chemical company is currently building a new spray dryer with an annual capacity of 50,000 metric tons at its Burghausen site, investing an amount of around EUR 20 million. The facility is scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2015 and will be one of the larger of its kind worldwide. The company aims to meet the globally rising demand for dispersible polymer powders, which is driven by worldwide trends such as urbanization, renovation and energy efficiency, as well as the increasing need for environmentally compatible dry mix mortar products. With the planned production expansion, the Group is creating the necessary capacity to reliably meet the market growth predicted by industry experts in the long term.

Wacker Chemie AG Presents at World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, May-12-2014

Wacker Chemie AG Presents at World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, May-12-2014 . Venue: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

 

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Price/Earnings 64.5x
Price/Sales 0.9x
Price/Book 2.0x
Price/Cash Flow 67.7x
TEV/Sales 0.6x
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