Performance of market valuation of Bank Pekao S.A.'s stock
The shares of Bank Pekao S.A. have been listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange since June 1998 and they are one of the most liquid equities in Poland and Central and Eastern Europe. Since 2000, the Bank maintains Global Depositary Receipts (GDR) program. The Bank's GDRs are traded on London Stock Exchange and on the over the counter market in the USA.
The Bank's market capitalization as at December 31, 2014 amounted to PLN 46.9 billion and making the Bank a company with the highest market capitalization on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Given the high capitalization and liquidity the Bank's shares are a part of many important stock indices maintained by domestic and foreign institutions including Polish blue chips index – WIG20. Since December 19, 2011, the shares of Bank Pekao S.A. are included in the CEERIUS Sustainability Index at Vienna Stock Exchange.
With the average daily turnover volume at the level of 383 thousand and the worth of trading at PLN 17.5 billion in 2014, the share of the Bank's stock in trading on the WSE amounted to 8.52%.
The share price of Bank Pekao S.A. reached to PLN 178.70 at the end of December 2014 comparing to PLN 179.5 a year earlier. The Bank shares outperformed WIG20 index.
Over the year the Bank's share price fluctuated in a range from PLN 164.4 to PLN 199.75. Such a high volatility was mainly driven by the global markets sentiment.
Performance of Bank Pekao S.A.'s shares and WIG20 Index in year 2014.