|Included in Major Stock Indices:
||DAX®, CDAX®, Prime All Share, EURO STOXX, EURO STOXX Automobile & Parts, EURO STOXX 50, S&P Global 100 Index, MSCI Euro
|Classes of shares:||Preference shares
|Number of outstanding shares (as at December 31, 2015)
VOLKSWAGEN AG Preference shares
VOLKSWAGEN AG Ordinary shares
|Nominal Value:||no-nominal-value shares|
|First Listing Date:||15/16 August 1961
|Issue Price 1961:||DM 350.- per DM 100.- share
|Stock Splits:||17 March 1969, ratio 1:2
(from DM 100.- to DM 50.- share)
6 July 1998, ratio 1:10
(from DM 50.- to no-nominal-value share)
American Depositary Receipts
An American Depositary Receipt ("ADR") is a U.S. dollar denominated form of equity ownership in a non-U.S. company.
It represents the foreign shares of the company held on deposit by a custodian bank in the company's home country and carries the corporate and economic rights of the foreign shares, subject to the terms specified on the ADR certificate.
Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft has 2 sponsored ADR programs, representing the preference and ordinary shares. Both are sponsored by J.P. Morgan and trade in the US on the over-the-counter (OTC) market.
(ADR vs underlying)
|Preferred||VLKPY||928 662 402||5:1|
|Ordinary||VLKAY||928 662 303||5:1|
Volkswagen is globally represented with its products and its shares. The exchanges on which the shares are listed are set out below:
In 1995 Switzerland's stock exchanges in Geneva, Basle and Zurich merged to form the SIX Swiss Exchange.
Intended Delisting London Stock Exchange
Delisting of shares and cancellation of trading on LSE
Notice to the holders of the € 3,700,000,000 5.5% Convertible Bond of Volkswagen International Finance N.V. due 2015