German Chemical Giant BASF SE ADR Stock Split 2017

BASF SE(BASFY), the world’s largest chemical maker has announced a stock split of its ADR shares. The German company implemented a 2: 1 stock split on the ADR back in 2008. This year the split ratio is 4:1. The depository BNY Mellon published the following details on this split: The Bank of New York Mellon, …

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The German Dividend Aristocrats List

Dividend artiscrtats are established and reputable companies that have paid dividends over many years. A list of such companies exists for the US, Canada, UK, etc. I have never seen for Germany on the internet until now. The German Dividend Aristocrats List was published by a contributor named rickrack on Seeking Alpha. The The German Dividend …

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The Top German Companies By Revenue 2016

Germany is the economic powerhouse of Europe. Unlike the consumption-driven economy of many countries such as the US, the Germany economy is export-driven. Some of the world’s largest companies are based in Germany. One way to identify the largest German companies in terms of revenue is to review the Fortune Global 500 list. The latest …

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Number of Publicly Listed German Companies Continue To Decline

The number of publicly listed companies continue to decline in many countries around the world. In earlier posts, I have discussed about the fall in public companies in the US and UK. The number of public companies listed continues to fall in Germany also as show in the chart below: Click to enlarge Source: The …

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The Evolution of German Firms’ Logos

Some of the large auto companies in the world such as Ford, Toyota, Nissan, etc. have circles in their logos. I think the best one is the Mercedes Benz logo. Below is a cool infographic showing the evolution of Germany’s top auto makers and others: Click to enlarge   Source: Daily Infographics

On Germany’s Trade with the U.S.: Chart

The EU is the largest trade partner for Germany account for 56% of total turnover. At 9%, the US is second major trade partner.Last year German exports to the US totaled 143 billion Euros. Click to enlarge Source: The New Age of Protectionism- Trump’s Attack on Germany and the Global Economy, Der Spiegel The US market …

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