Sartorius AG’s preference shares managed to outperform the important German DAX index ten times consecutively since 2009. Founded in 1870, Sartorius offers solutions to the pharmaceutical industry and laboratories and is headquartered in Göttingen. It has a market capitalisation of EUR 8.3 billion. Ten years ago, its market cap stood at only EUR 258 million.
A further 18 stocks have outperformed the DAX in nine out of ten years. These include Adidas and Henkel, two DAX groups, with the other top performers drawn from the ranks of the medium-sized companies. The smallest companies in the current ranking were Orbis (EUR 46 million), USU Software (EUR 179 million) and Atoss Software (EUR 314 million).
The dividend payments reported by Bloomberg were taken into account in our assessment.