KGHM strives to guarantee safe and stable development and business success while respecting human rights and working to protect the environment. As one of the largest companies listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange, the company is committed to being transparent, predictable and open. KGHM’s aim in terms of the capital market is to attract a diverse group of shareholders who treat the company as a safe, long-term investment.
KGHM's début on the Warsaw Stock Exchange was one of the most important events in the history of the Polish capital market. On 10th July 1997, during the initial trading of the company’s shares, KGHM's share price reached PLN 23.50, surpassing the issue price for retail investors by 24%, and for institutional investors by 12%. The lowest closing share price recorded on the Warsaw Stock Exchange, PLN 9.75, occurred on 2nd October 1998. The highest closing share price on record, PLN 215.90, occurred on 7th January 2021. This was nearly 820% higher than the price on the opening day in 1997.
Since its market debut KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. remains one of the largest and most liquid companies on the WSE. In its over two decades of being traded KGHM’s market capitalization has increased dramatically, and the company is committed to regularly sharing its profits with its shareholders.
KGHM is one of the leaders of the Warsaw Stock Exchange and its shares are a component of the largest companies comprising the WIG20 index. KGHM is also a member of the prestigious WIG-ESG index, underscoring the company’s commitment to sustainable corporate development. Other indices in which the company is a considerable component are the WIG, WIG20TR, WIG30, WIG30TR, WIG-GÓRNICTWO, WIG-Poland, WIG.MS-BAS, and CEEplus indices.
KGHM has a dispersed share ownership. 31.79% of the share capital belongs to the Polish State Treasury, with the remainder belonging to domestic and foreign investment funds and individual investors.