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Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (APDN)

Equity · Currency in USD · Last updated Mar 27, 2023

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. in Oct 2022 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $71 for a total return of roughly -99.29%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

APDN (Applied DNA Sciences, Inc.)
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Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. had a return of -36.14% year-to-date (YTD) and -51.38% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. had an annualized return of -45.65%, while the S&P 500 had an annualized return of 10.04%, indicating that Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. did not perform as well as the benchmark.

1 month-37.65%-0.66%
6 months-33.75%5.67%
1 year-51.38%-10.89%
5 years (annualized)-55.57%9.30%
10 years (annualized)-45.65%10.04%

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 Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. Sharpe ratio is -0.15. 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

Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. doesn't pay dividends

Drawdowns Chart

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

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Worst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Applied DNA Sciences, 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 Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. is 99.99%, recorded on Jul 25, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.



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To Recover



-99.99%Dec 23, 19994887Jul 25, 2022
-97.92%Jun 30, 19995Nov 4, 19991Nov 12, 19996
-85%Dec 9, 19991Dec 9, 19991Dec 10, 19992

Volatility Chart

Current Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. volatility is 82.02%. 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.

APDN (Applied DNA Sciences, Inc.)
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