CAC 40 is used as a benchmark for investors in the Paris Bourse and also benchmark for the french economy. Unlike the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the CAC 40 is a market capitalization weighted index that follows the top 40 stocks in the Bourse (the DJIA is a price-weighted index).

ISIN code: FR0003500008

CAC 40 value

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Eligibles stocks

The most liquide French and foreign stocks out of the 100 largest market capitalisation listed on Euronext Paris. „Holding“ companies and „Penny“ stocks are excluded.

Companies included in the index

Company name Industrial Classification Benchmark TICKER (FR:)
Accor Hotel AC
Air France-KLM Airlines AF
Air Liquide Chemical Industry AI
Alcatel-Lucent Telecommunications ALU
Alstom Industrial Materials ALO
ArcelorMittal Steel industry MTP
AXA Insurance Brokers CS
BNP Paribas Banking industry BNP
Bouygues Heavy Construction EN
Capgemini Computer Software and Services CAP
Carrefour Supermarket Consolidation CA
Crédit Agricole Banking industry ACA
Dexia Banking industry DX
EADS Aerospace & Defense EAD
EDF Electric Utilities EDF
Essilor Medical Instruments & Supplies EF
France Télécom Fixed-line telecommunication FTE
GDF Suez Gas GSZ
Groupe Danone Food & Beverage BN
L'Oreal Personal Products OR
Lafarge Building Materials LG
Lagardère Group Publishing – Books MMB
LVMH Apparel – Clothing MC
Michelin Tires ML
Pernod Ricard Beverages – Wineries & Distillers RI
PSA Peugeot Citroën Auto Makers UG
PPR Retail PP
Renault Auto Makers RNO
Saint-Gobain Building Materials SGO
Sanofi-Aventis Drug Manufacturers – Major SAN
Schneider Electric Industrial Electrical Equipment SU
Société Générale Banking industry GLE
STMicroelectronics Semiconductor – Integrated Circuits STM
Suez Environnement Water SEV
Total Oil & Gas Majors FP
Unibail-Rodamco Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) UL
Vallourec Industrial Equipment & Components VK
Veolia Environnement Water VIE
Vinci Heavy Construction DG
Vivendi SA Media & Entertainment VIV