PTA-News: Wienerberger AG: Wienerberger to be included in ATX five index

3/3/2016, 4:52 PM (Source: pressetext)
Wien (pta036/03.03.2016/16:52) - Wienerberger one of the highest weighted shares in the ATX

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Wien (pta036/03.03.2016/16:52) - Wienerberger one of the highest weighted shares in the ATX

Wienerberger AG is content to announce the inclusion into the ATX five index of the Vienna Stock Exchange. This decision was officially made on March 2, 2016 by the ATX Committee. The ATX five is a capitalization weighted price index, which consists of the five shares with the highest weighting in the ATX. As of March 21, 2016 the ATX five will include the following shares: Andritz AG, Erste Group Bank AG, OMV AG, voestalpine AG und Wienerberger AG. Heimo Scheuch, CEO of Wienerberger AG, comments the decision of the committee: "Wienerberger is a pure free float company and beside the favorable develop-ment of our share price, such high free float factor clearly supported the inclusion into the ATX five. It is a signal of strength that after 10 years we are again part of this index."

The ATX five is a capitalization weighted price index, which consists of the five shares with the highest weighting in the ATX. The inclusion in the ATX five or the removal from the ATX five is decided on basis of the index capitalization in the ATX. The calculation of the ATX five is based on the ATX. The calculation is done on a real-time basis.

The Wienerberger Group
Wienerberger is the world's largest producer of bricks (Porotherm, Terca) and the market leader in clay roof tiles (Koramic, Tondach) in Europe as well as concrete pavers (Semmelrock) in Central and Eastern Europe. In pipe systems (Steinzeug-Keramo ceramic pipes and Pipelife plastic pipes), the company is one of the leading suppliers in Europe. With its total of 203 production sites, the Wienerberger Group generated revenues of Euro 2,972 million and operating EBITDA of Euro 370 million in 2015.

For additional information contact:
Karin Steinbichler, Head of Corporate Communications Wienerberger
T +43 1 601 92 - 10149 | communication@wienerberger.com

Klaus Ofner, Head of Investor Relations Wienerberger AG
T +43 1 601 92 - 10221 | investor@wienerberger.com

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Wienerberger AG is a pure free float company, whereby the majority of shares are held by Austrian and international institutional investors. Additional information on the shareholder structure is provided under http://www.wienerberger.com/investor-relations/the-wienerberger-share/the-wienerberger-share/shareholder-structure.

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emitter: Wienerberger AG
address: Wienerbergstraße 11, 1100 Wien
country: Austria
contact person: Karin Steinbichler
phone: +43 1 60192-10149
e-mail: communication@wienerberger.com
website: www.wienerberger.com

ISIN(s): AT0000831706 (share)
stock exchanges: official trade in Vienna

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