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Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (BTC) (GBTC)

Equity · Currency in USD · Last updated May 19, 2022

Company Info

Trading Data

  • Previous Close$18.55
  • Year Range$18.31 - $53.49
  • EMA (50)$26.12
  • EMA (200)$31.97
  • Average Volume$4.37M
  • Market Capitalization$3.39B

GBTCShare Price Chart

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (BTC) on May 5, 2015 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $401,950 for a total return of roughly 3,919.50%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

GBTC (Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (BTC))
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GBTCReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized


GBTCMonthly Returns Heatmap

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GBTCSharpe 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 Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (BTC) Sharpe ratio is -0.56. 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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GBTCDividend History

Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (BTC) doesn't pay dividends

GBTCDrawdowns Chart

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

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GBTCWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (BTC). 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 Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (BTC) is 89.91%, recorded on Dec 14, 2018. It took 517 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.



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-89.91%Dec 19, 2017249Dec 14, 2018517Jan 5, 2021766
-67.71%Feb 22, 2021310May 12, 2022
-57.96%May 7, 201578Aug 26, 201571Dec 8, 2015149
-48.42%Sep 1, 20179Sep 14, 201750Nov 24, 201759
-41.48%Jun 20, 201648Aug 25, 201689Jan 3, 2017137
-36.93%Jan 7, 201618Feb 3, 201654Apr 21, 201672
-36.68%Jun 7, 201728Jul 17, 201718Aug 10, 201746
-30.26%Jan 8, 202113Jan 27, 20218Feb 8, 202121
-28.76%Jan 5, 201725Feb 9, 201755May 1, 201780
-19.31%May 10, 20173May 12, 20176May 22, 20179

GBTCVolatility Chart

Current Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (BTC) volatility is 120.25%. 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.

GBTC (Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (BTC))
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