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ProShares UltraShort MSCI Brazil Capped (BZQ)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Aug 6, 2022

BZQ is a passive ETF by ProShares tracking the investment results of the MSCI Brazil 25-50 (-200%). BZQ launched on Jun 16, 2009 and has a 0.95% expense ratio.

ETF Info

ISINUS74348A6736
CUSIP74347G655
IssuerProShares
Inception DateJun 16, 2009
RegionLatin America (Brazil)
CategoryLeveraged Equities, Leveraged
Leveraged2x
Expense Ratio0.95%
Index TrackedMSCI Brazil 25-50 (-200%)
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

Trading Data

Previous Close$24.83
Year Range$17.22 - $41.90
EMA (50)$28.10
EMA (200)$28.63
Average Volume$110.11K

BZQShare Price Chart


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BZQPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in ProShares UltraShort MSCI Brazil Capped in Jan 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $292 for a total return of roughly -97.08%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-40.00%-30.00%-20.00%-10.00%0.00%10.00%20.00%30.00%MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-7.89%
-9.64%
BZQ (ProShares UltraShort MSCI Brazil Capped)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BZQReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M-23.15%8.19%
6M-11.19%-7.42%
YTD-32.20%-13.03%
1Y-7.14%-5.85%
5Y-35.22%10.86%
10Y-28.46%11.53%

BZQMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022-22.94%-8.86%-26.75%31.53%-17.19%46.98%-13.16%-5.19%
202113.26%11.81%-12.67%-12.93%-18.18%-12.03%13.93%3.31%24.38%16.56%-0.29%-9.71%
202015.72%27.54%31.27%-19.43%-23.48%-19.95%-24.30%16.43%11.38%2.92%-37.78%-21.60%
2019-30.82%9.84%6.49%-2.84%-2.81%-12.49%-3.87%14.87%-6.13%-11.70%9.41%-22.65%
2018-25.98%2.36%1.44%11.08%37.77%15.95%-22.89%19.87%-9.60%-33.62%-0.46%4.24%
2017-19.54%-5.73%-1.66%0.22%0.15%3.37%-19.22%-11.24%-8.41%5.72%5.01%-10.89%
20164.54%-12.99%-44.91%-24.21%29.93%-33.50%-19.16%-2.88%-4.31%-21.30%20.52%-3.95%
20159.61%-7.94%22.28%-26.54%23.60%-7.78%26.83%27.86%20.71%-10.70%-2.05%11.86%
201428.06%-10.65%-18.73%-9.16%0.85%-9.88%-4.26%-19.61%47.35%-7.88%2.93%24.07%
2013-3.49%5.28%1.76%-3.62%16.13%27.11%-0.10%3.43%-23.28%-9.59%12.65%6.01%
2012-24.85%-11.24%12.90%13.88%31.23%-5.18%-4.62%-2.19%-6.30%1.99%5.95%-16.77%
201110.56%-4.02%-9.70%-0.90%4.81%0.94%6.68%7.56%51.38%-34.13%7.45%1.88%
201039.68%-13.06%-15.06%2.28%20.49%0.65%-24.08%5.80%-23.33%-1.64%3.97%-13.68%

BZQSharpe 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 UltraShort MSCI Brazil Capped Sharpe ratio is -0.14. 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.


-1.00-0.500.000.501.00MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-0.14
-0.31
BZQ (ProShares UltraShort MSCI Brazil Capped)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BZQDividend History

ProShares UltraShort MSCI Brazil Capped granted a 0.00% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.00 per share.


PeriodTTM202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$0.00$0.00$0.07$1.56$0.40$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00

Dividend yield

0.00%0.00%0.21%2.13%0.29%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

BZQDrawdowns Chart

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


-100.00%-80.00%-60.00%-40.00%-20.00%0.00%SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2022FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-98.88%
-13.58%
BZQ (ProShares UltraShort MSCI Brazil Capped)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BZQWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the ProShares UltraShort MSCI Brazil Capped. 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 UltraShort MSCI Brazil Capped is 99.22%, recorded on Apr 4, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-99.22%Jan 22, 20161562Apr 4, 2022
-64.13%May 21, 20101079Sep 3, 2014242Aug 19, 20151321
-38.9%Sep 29, 201539Nov 20, 201532Jan 8, 201671
-33.26%Feb 9, 201045Apr 14, 201026May 20, 201071
-17.18%Aug 26, 20152Aug 27, 20156Sep 4, 20158
-12.35%Sep 14, 20153Sep 16, 20153Sep 21, 20156
-11.61%Feb 1, 20102Feb 2, 20102Feb 4, 20104
-7.45%Sep 24, 20151Sep 24, 20152Sep 28, 20153
-5.01%Jan 14, 20161Jan 14, 20161Jan 15, 20162
-3.87%Sep 8, 20151Sep 8, 20153Sep 11, 20154

BZQVolatility Chart

Current ProShares UltraShort MSCI Brazil Capped volatility is 55.00%. 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.


20.00%40.00%60.00%80.00%MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
55.00%
19.67%
BZQ (ProShares UltraShort MSCI Brazil Capped)
Benchmark (^GSPC)