CAC 40

CAC 40®


CAC 40®

Index name

CAC 40®

Index type

Price index; Net return index and Gross return index also available.

Index governance structure

The Conseil Scientifique is the Supervisor and responsible for setting the rules and the periodical selection.  Euronext acts as the Compiler and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the index.

Eligible stocks

Companies admitted to listing on Euronext Paris.


Companies with Euronext Paris as market of reference; and
Companies whose market of reference is not Euronext Paris but which fulfil specific criteria.
Companies are required to have a free float adjusted annual velocity of at least 20%.
Selected stocks are ranked by volume and free float market capitalisation. These rankings are combined.
The Conseil Scientifique selects the 40 most representative stocks listed on Euronext Paris guided by rankings of free float adjusted market capitalization and turnover for the CAC 40.


Number of constituents



Based on Free Float adjusted market capitalization. The Free Float is rounded up to the next multiple of 5%.



Review of composition

Quarterly after the close of the third Friday of March, June, September and December.

Review of free float and capping

Annual in September

Review of number of shares


Base currency Euro

Calculation frequency

every 15s

Base date


Base level


ISIN code

PX1 FR0003500008
PX1NR QS0011131826
PX1GR QS0011131834 

Mnemonic code




Index Composition

Composant ISIN Trading Location
ACCOR FR0000120404 Euronext Paris
AIR LIQUIDE FR0000120073 Euronext Paris
AIRBUS GROUP NL0000235190 Euronext Paris
ALCATEL-LUCENT FR0000130007 Euronext Paris
ALSTOM FR0010220475 Euronext Paris
ARCELORMITTAL LU0323134006 Euronext Amsterdam
AXA FR0000120628 Euronext Paris
BNP PARIBAS ACT.A FR0000131104 Euronext Paris
BOUYGUES FR0000120503 Euronext Paris
CAP GEMINI FR0000125338 Euronext Paris
CARREFOUR FR0000120172 Euronext Paris
CREDIT AGRICOLE FR0000045072 Euronext Paris
DANONE FR0000120644 Euronext Paris
EDF FR0010242511 Euronext Paris
ESSILOR INTL. FR0000121667 Euronext Paris
GDF SUEZ FR0010208488 Euronext Paris
GEMALTO NL0000400653 Euronext Amsterdam
KERING FR0000121485 Euronext Paris
L''OREAL FR0000120321 Euronext Paris
LAFARGE FR0000120537 Euronext Paris
LEGRAND FR0010307819 Euronext Paris
LVMH FR0000121014 Euronext Paris
MICHELIN FR0000121261 Euronext Paris
ORANGE FR0000133308 Euronext Paris
PERNOD RICARD FR0000120693 Euronext Paris
PUBLICIS GROUPE SA FR0000130577 Euronext Paris
RENAULT FR0000131906 Euronext Paris
SAFRAN FR0000073272 Euronext Paris
SAINT GOBAIN FR0000125007 Euronext Paris
SANOFI FR0000120578 Euronext Paris
SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC FR0000121972 Euronext Paris
SOCIETE GENERALE FR0000130809 Euronext Paris
SOLVAY BE0003470755 Euronext Brussels
TECHNIP FR0000131708 Euronext Paris
TOTAL FR0000120271 Euronext Paris
UNIBAIL-RODAMCO FR0000124711 Euronext Amsterdam
VALEO FR0000130338 Euronext Paris
VEOLIA ENVIRON. FR0000124141 Euronext Paris
VINCI FR0000125486 Euronext Paris
VIVENDI FR0000127771 Euronext Paris
Last updated: 02 Mar 2015
CAC 40 family rules version 14-01 (Apr 2014)
Méthodologie Indices - CAC 40 Family Index Rules 14-01 - FR (Apr 2014)
CAC 40 Factsheet
31 Dec 2014CAC 40 Factsheet
CAC 40 family rules version 15-01 (15 Mar 2015)
Méthodologie Indices - CAC 40 Family Index Rules 15-01 - FR (15 Mar 2015)