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ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF (BITO)

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

BITO is an actively managed ETF by ProShares. BITO launched on Oct 19, 2021 and has a 0.95% expense ratio.

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF in Oct 2022 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $3,983 for a total return of roughly -60.17%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

BITO (ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF)
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ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF had a return of 60.17% year-to-date (YTD) and -35.37% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF had an annualized return of -47.78%, outperforming the S&P 500 benchmark which had an annualized return of -9.28%.

1 month6.47%-3.48%
6 months43.40%2.10%
1 year-35.37%-11.75%
5 years (annualized)-47.78%-9.28%
10 years (annualized)-47.78%-9.28%

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 ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF Sharpe ratio is -0.53. 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.

BITO (ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF)
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Dividend History

ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF granted a 1.52% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.25 per share.


Dividend yield


Monthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.


Drawdowns Chart

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

BITO (ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF)
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Worst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF. 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 ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF is 77.86%, recorded on Nov 21, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.



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To Recover



-77.86%Nov 10, 2021260Nov 21, 2022
-12.06%Oct 21, 20215Oct 27, 20219Nov 9, 202114

Volatility Chart

Current ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF volatility is 118.31%. 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.

BITO (ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)