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Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (BIO)

Equity · Currency in USD · Last updated Mar 23, 2023

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. in Oct 2022 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $2,151,705 for a total return of roughly 21,417.05%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

BIO (Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.)
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Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.


Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. had a return of 10.87% year-to-date (YTD) and -19.62% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. had an annualized return of 14.19%, outperforming the S&P 500 benchmark which had an annualized return of 9.73%.

1 month-3.52%-3.48%
6 months6.59%2.10%
1 year-19.62%-11.75%
5 years (annualized)13.05%8.30%
10 years (annualized)14.19%9.73%

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 Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. Sharpe ratio is -0.49. 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

Bio-Rad Laboratories, 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 Bio-Rad Laboratories, 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 Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. is 68.75%, recorded on Dec 31, 1993. It took 343 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.



To Bottom


To Recover



-68.75%Feb 17, 19871721Dec 31, 1993343May 11, 19952064
-57.41%Sep 3, 2021292Oct 31, 2022
-56.08%Jun 12, 198674Sep 25, 198698Feb 13, 1987172
-50.88%Aug 12, 2008144Mar 9, 2009277Apr 14, 2010421
-48.46%Jun 13, 1996681Feb 24, 1999484Jan 24, 20011165
-33.87%Jun 20, 2002165Feb 13, 200366May 20, 2003231
-32.52%Sep 5, 201877Dec 24, 2018152Aug 2, 2019229
-31.58%Jul 22, 198551Oct 9, 198536Dec 2, 198587
-30.71%May 17, 201190Sep 22, 2011577Jan 9, 2014667
-28.28%May 4, 201079Aug 24, 2010129Feb 28, 2011208

Volatility Chart

Current Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. volatility is 40.23%. 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.

BIO (Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.)
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