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GraniteShares Gold Shares (BAR)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Nov 28, 2022

BAR is a passive ETF by GraniteShares tracking the investment results of the LBMA Gold Price PM ($/ozt). BAR launched on Aug 31, 2017 and has a 0.17% expense ratio.

ETF Info

ISINUS38748G1013
CUSIP38748G101
IssuerGraniteShares
Inception DateAug 31, 2017
RegionGlobal (Broad)
CategoryPrecious Metals, Gold
Expense Ratio0.17%
Index TrackedLBMA Gold Price PM ($/ozt)
Asset ClassCommodity

Trading Data

Previous Close$17.35
Year Range$16.10 - $20.35
EMA (50)$16.91
EMA (200)$17.50
Average Volume$804.76K

BARShare Price Chart


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BARPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in GraniteShares Gold Shares in Sep 2017 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $13,172 for a total return of roughly 31.72%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-10.00%-5.00%0.00%5.00%JuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
-4.60%
-2.57%
BAR (GraniteShares Gold Shares)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BARCompare to other instruments

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Popular comparisons: BAR vs. GLD

BARReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M6.00%4.33%
6M-5.48%-0.78%
YTD-4.34%-15.53%
1Y-2.18%-14.36%
5Y6.12%9.12%
10Y5.49%9.67%

BARMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022-1.65%6.16%1.32%-2.03%-3.24%-1.59%-2.51%-2.98%-2.77%-1.82%7.38%
2021-3.07%-6.23%-1.11%3.53%7.62%-7.03%2.44%-0.00%-3.22%1.43%-0.68%3.30%
20204.63%-0.57%-0.13%6.88%2.80%2.84%10.77%-0.41%-4.19%-0.48%-5.31%6.90%
20192.93%-0.55%-1.52%-0.70%1.72%8.06%0.07%7.81%-3.10%2.31%-3.13%3.64%
20183.32%-2.21%0.48%-0.34%-1.55%-3.54%-2.32%-2.10%-0.58%1.81%0.58%4.91%
2017-2.74%-0.90%0.37%2.19%

BARSharpe 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 GraniteShares Gold Shares 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.


-0.80-0.60-0.40-0.200.000.200.40JuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
-0.15
-0.60
BAR (GraniteShares Gold Shares)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BARDividend History


GraniteShares Gold Shares doesn't pay dividends

BARDrawdowns Chart

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


-25.00%-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%December2022FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
-15.34%
-16.06%
BAR (GraniteShares Gold Shares)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BARWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the GraniteShares Gold Shares. 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 GraniteShares Gold Shares is 21.53%, recorded on Sep 26, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-21.53%Aug 7, 2020538Sep 26, 2022
-13.46%Jan 25, 2018136Aug 16, 2018211Jun 20, 2019347
-12.45%Mar 10, 20208Mar 19, 202015Apr 9, 202023
-8.37%Sep 11, 201757Dec 12, 201725Jan 24, 201882
-6.52%Sep 5, 201958Nov 25, 201927Jan 6, 202085
-4.78%Feb 25, 20204Feb 28, 20204Mar 5, 20208
-3.96%May 21, 202011Jun 5, 202011Jun 22, 202022
-2.89%Apr 24, 20205Apr 30, 202011May 15, 202016
-2.7%Jun 26, 20194Jul 1, 201911Jul 17, 201915
-2.33%Apr 16, 20202Apr 17, 20204Apr 23, 20206

BARVolatility Chart

Current GraniteShares Gold Shares volatility is 7.54%. 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.


5.00%10.00%15.00%20.00%25.00%30.00%35.00%40.00%JuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
7.54%
12.31%
BAR (GraniteShares Gold Shares)
Benchmark (^GSPC)