MDAX Stocks: Winners and Losers in 2023

Last Updated: 27. Dezember 2023By

The mid-cap index has seen a significant increase in the last few weeks. Since the end of October, the MDAX has risen by 14 percent, and since the beginning of the year by 7 percent (as of December 21).

In comparison to the DAX, which has gained 18 percent in the entire year, the MDAX has performed somewhat weaker in 2023. The index is still a good distance away from its all-time high from 2021. Nevertheless, some MDAX stocks have gained significantly in the current year.

These are the winners of the MDAX in 2023 The online pharmacy Redcare Pharmacy (formerly Shop Apotheke) has shown the best MDAX performance in 2023. The Redcare Pharmacy share has gained almost 188 percent since the beginning of the year. Interestingly for investors: the obligatory e-prescription from January could give the stock medium-term impetus.

Behind them are the TAG Immobilien share (plus 105 percent) and the Hochtief share (plus 87 percent). The strong performance of the Hamburg-based real estate company in 2023 is also due to the crash in the previous year. With Nemetschek, Vitesco or Gerresheimer, further shares have gained significantly in 2023. In total, 35 papers from the MDAX are in the black, 15 titles are in the red.

These are the losers of the MDAX in 2023 With a minus of around 39 percent, Delivery Hero is the share from the MDAX with the worst performance in 2023. The delivery service title can only dream of prices from the Corona times in 2020 or 2021. Similar to the HelloFresh share. The meal box distributor has lost almost 32 percent in 2023.

The chemical industry has also had a very difficult year. By way of example, the Lanxess share, which has lost about 27 percent in 2023. In addition, the papers of K+S, Nordex or Encavis are also among the losers in the MDAX.