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Ballard Power Systems Inc. (BLDP)

Equity · Currency in USD · Last updated Mar 26, 2023

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Ballard Power Systems Inc. in Oct 2022 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $14,027 for a total return of roughly 40.27%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

BLDP (Ballard Power Systems Inc.)
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Ballard Power Systems Inc. had a return of 9.81% year-to-date (YTD) and -56.67% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, Ballard Power Systems Inc. had an annualized return of 17.39%, outperforming the S&P 500 benchmark which had an annualized return of 9.86%.

1 month-5.90%-0.66%
6 months-20.06%5.67%
1 year-56.67%-10.89%
5 years (annualized)9.00%8.95%
10 years (annualized)17.39%9.86%

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 Ballard Power Systems Inc. Sharpe ratio is -0.79. 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.

BLDP (Ballard Power Systems Inc.)
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Dividend History

Ballard Power Systems 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 Ballard Power Systems 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 Ballard Power Systems Inc. is 99.55%, recorded on Dec 18, 2012. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.



To Bottom


To Recover



-99.55%Mar 3, 20003219Dec 18, 2012
-60.61%Mar 18, 1998116Aug 31, 1998343Jan 10, 2000459
-29.19%Jan 24, 20005Jan 28, 20008Feb 9, 200013
-29.01%Oct 14, 199710Oct 27, 199735Dec 16, 199745
-28.24%May 15, 1996141Dec 5, 199662Mar 10, 1997203
-18.62%Jun 16, 199741Aug 12, 199723Sep 15, 199764
-18.24%Feb 26, 19965Mar 1, 199618Mar 27, 199623
-14.32%Dec 18, 199725Jan 26, 199818Feb 20, 199843
-12.94%Feb 23, 20004Feb 28, 20002Mar 1, 20006
-12.45%Jan 11, 20001Jan 11, 20004Jan 18, 20005

Volatility Chart

Current Ballard Power Systems Inc. volatility is 61.68%. 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.

BLDP (Ballard Power Systems Inc.)
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