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BioLife Solutions, Inc. (BLFS)

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

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in BioLife Solutions, Inc. in Oct 2022 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $2,008 for a total return of roughly -79.92%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

BLFS (BioLife Solutions, Inc.)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

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BioLife Solutions, Inc.


BioLife Solutions, Inc. had a return of 18.30% year-to-date (YTD) and -2.89% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, BioLife Solutions, Inc. had an annualized return of 18.42%, outperforming the S&P 500 benchmark which had an annualized return of 9.80%.

1 month1.65%-0.66%
6 months-3.50%5.67%
1 year-2.89%-10.89%
5 years (annualized)32.44%8.95%
10 years (annualized)18.42%9.80%

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 BioLife Solutions, Inc. Sharpe ratio is -0.03. 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.

BLFS (BioLife Solutions, Inc.)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Dividend History

BioLife Solutions, Inc. doesn't pay dividends

Drawdowns Chart

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

BLFS (BioLife Solutions, Inc.)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Worst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the BioLife Solutions, 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 BioLife Solutions, Inc. is 99.98%, recorded on Oct 15, 2008. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.



To Bottom


To Recover



-99.98%Nov 6, 19914014Oct 15, 2008
-33.8%Nov 28, 1989275Jan 3, 199169Apr 12, 1991344
-21.74%Sep 25, 199115Oct 15, 19913Oct 18, 199118
-21.36%Apr 17, 19912Apr 18, 199115May 9, 199117
-15.63%May 20, 199168Aug 23, 199114Sep 13, 199182
-5.97%Oct 22, 19912Oct 23, 19911Oct 24, 19913
-4.78%May 13, 19913May 15, 19912May 17, 19915
-1.53%Oct 31, 19911Oct 31, 19911Nov 1, 19912

Volatility Chart

Current BioLife Solutions, Inc. volatility is 79.86%. 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.

BLFS (BioLife Solutions, Inc.)
Benchmark (^GSPC)