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DAX 50 ESG

Index Description

DAX® 50 ESG tracks the performance of the 50 largest German companies listed on the Regulated Market of Frankfurter Wertpapierboerse (FWB®, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange), that have good ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) scores. Only companies in the HDAX® are eligible for inclusion in the DAX 50 ESG. Companies must pass standardized ESG filters related to Sustainalytics Global Standards Screening, involvement in controversial weapons, military contracting, nuclear power, thermal coal and tobacco production.

Key facts

  • The index consists of 50 large ESG screened German stocks listed on FWB Frankfurt Stock Exchange
  • The sustainability screens applied are based on responsible policies and aim to reduce reputational and idiosyncratic risks
  • Screening is provided by award winning ESG data provider Sustainalytics
  • The index benefits from a transparent free float market cap weighting scheme, similar to the parent index
  • The index is suitable as underlying for mandates, passive funds, ETFs, structured products and listed derivatives (e.g. DAX 50 ESG index futures and options are traded on Eurex)

Descriptive Statistics

Index Market Cap (EUR bn) Components (EUR bn) Component weight (%) Turnover (%)
Full Free-float Mean Median Largest Smallest Largest Smallest Last 12 monts
DAX 50 ESG 1,258.5 968.1 19.4 12.3 72.1 2.0 7.5 0.2 15.9
DAX 1,635.8 1,318.4 33.0 20.4 193.5 5.2 14.7 0.4 3.2

Supersector weighting (top 10)

Country weighting

Risk and return figures1

Index returns Return (%) Annualized return (%)
Last month YTD 1Y 3Y 5Y Last month YTD 1Y 3Y 5Y
DAX 50 ESG -1.4 7.7 12.5 10.8 N/A N/A N/A 12.8 3.5 N/A
DAX -1.4 8.1 12.1 14.6 41.9 N/A N/A 12.4 4.7 7.2
Index volatility and risk Annualized volatility (%) Annualized Sharpe ratio2
DAX 50 ESG N/A N/A 11.6 17.5 21.5 N/A N/A 0.8 0.1 0.3
DAX N/A N/A 11.4 17.4 21.0 N/A N/A 0.8 0.1 0.3
Index to benchmark Correlation Tracking error (%)
DAX 50 ESG 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 3.0 2.6 2.5 2.2 2.3
Index to benchmark Beta Annualized information ratio
DAX 50 ESG 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 -0.3 0.1 -0.5 0.0

1For information on data calculation, please refer to STOXX calculation reference guide

2Based on EURIBOR1M

(EUR, Net Return), all data as of June 28, 2024

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DAX 50 ESG

Fundamentals

Index Price/earnings incl. negative Price/earnings excl. negative Price/book Dividend yield (%)3 Price/sales Price/cash flow
Trailing Projected Trailing Projected Trailing Trailing Trailing
DAX 50 ESG 16.9 11.8 13.5 13.5 1.2 2.9 0.7 15.0
DAX 18.7 12.9 15.6 15.6 1.4 2.5 0.9 18.7

Performance and annual returns

Methodology

The universe for the DAX 50 ESG is defined by all stocks included in the HDAX Index, which comprises the joint set of companies included in DAX, MDAX® and TecDAX®. Companies identified as non-compliant based on Sustainalytics Global Standards Screening assessment, which are involved in controversial weapons, military contracting, tobacco production, nuclear power or thermal coal are not eligible for selection (certain thresholds apply). The selection of companies in the DAX 50 ESG is based on the quantitative criteria of free float market capitalization and ESG Score. The index weighting of an individual share is capped at 7%.

Versions and symbols

Index ISIN Symbol Bloomberg Reuters
Net Return EUR DE000A0S3E20 DAXESGN DAXESGN INDEX .DAXESGN
Price EUR DE000A0S3E04 DAXESGK DAXESGK INDEX .DAXESGK
Total Return EUR DE000A0Z3NB0 DAXESG DAXESG INDEX .DAXESG
Net Return USD DE000A0S3E87 DXESGNUS .DAXESGNU
Price USD DE000A0S3E61 DXESGPUS .DAXESGKU
Total Return USD DE000A0S3E46 DAXESGUS .DAXESGU

Quick Facts

Weighting Free-float market cap
Cap Factor 0.07
No. of components 50
Review frequency Quarterly
Calculation/distribution realtime, 1 sec
Calculation hours 9:00 - 18:00 CET
Base value/base date 1,000 as of Sep. 24, 2012
History Available since Mar. 4, 2020
Inception date Mar. 4, 2020
To learn more about the inception date, currency versions, calculation hours and historical values, please see our data vendor code sheet.

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DAX 50 ESG

Top 10 Components4

Company Supersector Country Weight
SAP Technology Germany 7.452%
DEUTSCHE TELEKOM Telecommunications Germany 7.294%
SIEMENS Industrial Goods and Services Germany 7.116%
ALLIANZ Insurance Germany 7.086%
MUENCHENER RUECK Insurance Germany 6.452%
MERCEDES-BENZ GROUP Automobiles and Parts Germany 4.932%
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES Technology Germany 4.628%
BASF Chemicals Germany 4.166%
DEUTSCHE POST Industrial Goods and Services Germany 3.888%
ADIDAS Consumer Products and Services Germany 3.830%

3Net dividend yield is calculated as net return index return minus price index return

4Based on the composition as of June 28, 2024