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Alcon Inc. (ALC)

Equity · Currency in USD · Last updated Jun 25, 2022

Company Info

IndustryMedical Instruments & Supplies

Trading Data

Previous Close$67.30
Year Range$64.25 - $88.00
EMA (50)$71.87
EMA (200)$75.14
Average Volume$1.02M
Market Capitalization$33.32B

ALCShare Price Chart

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Alcon Inc. on Apr 10, 2019 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $12,091 for a total return of roughly 20.91%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

ALC (Alcon Inc.)
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ALCReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized


ALCMonthly Returns Heatmap

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ALCSharpe 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 Alcon Inc. Sharpe ratio is -0.02. 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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ALCDividend History

Alcon Inc. granted a 0.29% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.20 per share.


Dividend yield


ALCDrawdowns Chart

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

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ALCWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Alcon Inc.. 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 Alcon Inc. is 37.19%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 47 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.



To Bottom


To Recover



-37.19%Feb 21, 202022Mar 23, 202047May 29, 202069
-26.99%Dec 30, 202190May 9, 2022
-13.92%Jun 4, 202067Sep 8, 202044Nov 9, 2020111
-13.09%May 13, 2019148Dec 10, 201948Feb 20, 2020196
-12.8%Apr 29, 202110May 12, 202168Aug 18, 202178
-11.77%Jan 27, 202126Mar 4, 202136Apr 26, 202162
-10.72%Nov 10, 202112Nov 26, 202120Dec 27, 202132
-10.69%Sep 16, 202119Oct 12, 202120Nov 9, 202139
-6.22%Apr 10, 20193Apr 12, 20199Apr 26, 201912
-5.34%Nov 17, 202012Dec 3, 202017Dec 29, 202029

ALCVolatility Chart

Current Alcon Inc. volatility is 35.40%. 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.

ALC (Alcon Inc.)
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