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Almaden Minerals Ltd. (AAU)

Equity · Currency in USD · Last updated Mar 28, 2023

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Almaden Minerals Ltd. in Oct 2022 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $20,000 for a total return of roughly 100.00%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

AAU (Almaden Minerals Ltd.)
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Almaden Minerals Ltd.


Almaden Minerals Ltd. had a return of -16.67% year-to-date (YTD) and -45.21% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, Almaden Minerals Ltd. had an annualized return of -21.23%, while the S&P 500 had an annualized return of 9.83%, indicating that Almaden Minerals Ltd. did not perform as well as the benchmark.

1 month-4.76%0.19%
6 months-9.09%7.70%
1 year-45.21%-12.45%
5 years (annualized)-24.73%8.85%
10 years (annualized)-21.23%9.83%

Monthly Returns Heatmap


Sharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current Almaden Minerals Ltd. Sharpe ratio is -0.78. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.

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Dividend History

Almaden Minerals Ltd. doesn't pay dividends

Drawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.

AAU (Almaden Minerals Ltd.)
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Worst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Almaden Minerals Ltd.. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Almaden Minerals Ltd. is 96.29%, recorded on Mar 8, 2023. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.



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-96.29%Apr 28, 20112982Mar 8, 2023
-88.11%Nov 7, 2007263Nov 20, 2008506Nov 24, 2010769
-49.52%Jan 12, 200480May 18, 2004337Dec 27, 2005417
-48.28%May 28, 200236Aug 13, 200247Feb 3, 200383
-37.69%May 11, 2006215Mar 20, 2007159Nov 2, 2007374
-33.07%Jan 4, 201150Mar 16, 201129Apr 27, 201179
-28.12%May 9, 20039May 22, 200332Jul 28, 200341
-22.58%Oct 2, 20032Oct 3, 200318Oct 30, 200320
-21.67%Feb 4, 200336Apr 3, 20034Apr 11, 200340
-19.97%Oct 4, 20011Oct 4, 20013Dec 18, 20014

Volatility Chart

Current Almaden Minerals Ltd. volatility is 59.65%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.

AAU (Almaden Minerals Ltd.)
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