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ProShares Ultra Silver (AGQ)
Risk-Adjusted Performance

ETF Info

Inception DateDec 1, 2008
RegionBroad Asia (Pacific ex-Japan)
CategoryLeveraged Commodities, Leveraged
Index TrackedBloomberg Silver (-200%)
Home Pagewww.proshares.com
Asset ClassCommodity

Expense Ratio

AGQ has a high expense ratio of 0.93%, indicating higher-than-average management fees.

Expense ratio chart for AGQ: current value at 0.93% compared with the broader market ranging from 0.00% to 2.12%.0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.93%

Share Price Chart

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ProShares Ultra Silver

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Performance Chart

The chart shows the growth of an initial investment of $10,000 in ProShares Ultra Silver, comparing it to the performance of the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. All prices have been adjusted for splits and dividends.

AGQ (ProShares Ultra Silver)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

S&P 500

Returns By Period

ProShares Ultra Silver had a return of 67.68% year-to-date (YTD) and 51.92% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, ProShares Ultra Silver had an annualized return of -2.92%, while the S&P 500 had an annualized return of 10.84%, indicating that ProShares Ultra Silver did not perform as well as the benchmark.

1 month20.27%6.86%
6 months69.43%16.73%
1 year51.92%26.63%
5 years (annualized)15.67%13.23%
10 years (annualized)-2.92%10.84%

Monthly Returns

The table below presents the monthly returns of AGQ, with color gradation from worst to best to easily spot seasonal factors. Returns are adjusted for dividends.


Risk-Adjusted Performance

Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank

The current rank of AGQ is 43, suggesting that the investment has average results relative to other ETFs in terms of risk-adjusted performance. This ranking is determined by the cumulative values of the indicators listed below.

The Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank of AGQ is 4343
AGQ (ProShares Ultra Silver)
The Sharpe Ratio Rank of AGQ is 4444Sharpe Ratio Rank
The Sortino Ratio Rank of AGQ is 4848Sortino Ratio Rank
The Omega Ratio Rank of AGQ is 4646Omega Ratio Rank
The Calmar Ratio Rank of AGQ is 3838Calmar Ratio Rank
The Martin Ratio Rank of AGQ is 4141Martin Ratio Rank
The risk-adjusted ranks indicate the investment's position relative to the market. A rank closer to 100 signifies top-performing investments, while a rank closer to 0 might suggest underperformance, based on the selected ratio. The values are calculated based on the past 12 months of returns.

Risk-Adjusted Performance Indicators

The charts below present risk-adjusted performance metrics for ProShares Ultra Silver (AGQ) and compare them to a chosen benchmark (^GSPC). These indicators evaluate an investment's returns against its associated risks.

Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for AGQ, currently valued at 1.07, compared to the broader market0.
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for AGQ, currently valued at 1.75, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.001.75
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for AGQ, currently valued at 1.21, compared to the broader market0.501.001.502.002.503.001.21
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for AGQ, currently valued at 0.58, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.000.58
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for AGQ, currently valued at 3.30, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.00100.003.30
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 2.30, compared to the broader market0.
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 3.26, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.003.26
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.40, compared to the broader market0.501.001.502.002.503.001.40
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.86, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.001.86
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 8.76, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.00100.008.76

Sharpe Ratio

The current ProShares Ultra Silver Sharpe ratio is 1.07. This value is calculated based on the past 1 year of trading data and takes into account price changes and dividends.

Use the chart below to compare the Sharpe ratio of ProShares Ultra Silver with the selected benchmark, providing insights into the investment's historical performance in terms of risk-adjusted returns. Go to the Sharpe ratio tool for more fine-grained control over the calculation options.

Rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio-
AGQ (ProShares Ultra Silver)
Benchmark (^GSPC)


Dividend History

ProShares Ultra Silver doesn't pay dividends


Drawdowns Chart

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

AGQ (ProShares Ultra Silver)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Worst Drawdowns

The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the ProShares Ultra Silver. A maximum drawdown is a measure of risk, indicating the largest reduction in portfolio value due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown for the ProShares Ultra Silver was 98.16%, occurring on Mar 18, 2020. The portfolio has not yet recovered.

The current ProShares Ultra Silver drawdown is 93.76%.



To Bottom


To Recover



-98.16%Apr 29, 20112236Mar 18, 2020
-40.86%Dec 3, 200945Feb 8, 2010151Sep 14, 2010196
-38.63%Jun 3, 200927Jul 10, 200943Sep 10, 200970
-35.56%Feb 24, 200938Apr 17, 200928May 28, 200966
-25.37%Jan 3, 201116Jan 25, 201117Feb 17, 201133


Volatility Chart

The current ProShares Ultra Silver volatility is 22.08%, representing the average percentage change in the investments's value, either up or down over the past month. The chart below shows the rolling one-month volatility.

AGQ (ProShares Ultra Silver)
Benchmark (^GSPC)