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Quanex Building Products Corporation (NX)

Equity · Currency in USD · Last updated May 21, 2022

Company Info

Trading Data

  • Previous Close$19.29
  • Year Range$19.08 - $27.37
  • EMA (50)$20.53
  • EMA (200)$22.29
  • Average Volume$156.59K
  • Market Capitalization$639.70M

NXShare Price Chart

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Quanex Building Products Corporation on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $12,728 for a total return of roughly 27.28%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

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NXReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized


NXMonthly Returns Heatmap

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NXSharpe 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 Quanex Building Products Corporation Sharpe ratio is -0.84. 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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NXDividend History

Quanex Building Products Corporation granted a 1.66% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of May 21, 2022. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.32 per share.


Dividend yield


NXDrawdowns Chart

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

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NXWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Quanex Building Products Corporation. 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 Quanex Building Products Corporation is 65.07%, recorded on Mar 18, 2020. It took 203 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.



To Bottom


To Recover



-65.07%Dec 18, 2017565Mar 18, 2020203Jan 6, 2021768
-51.79%Apr 7, 2011117Sep 22, 2011295Nov 26, 2012412
-32.16%May 11, 2021254May 11, 2022
-29.94%Dec 21, 201277Apr 15, 2013555Jun 26, 2015632
-28.65%Jun 29, 2015343Nov 3, 2016180Jul 25, 2017523
-26.46%Jun 17, 201047Aug 23, 2010155Apr 4, 2011202
-17.11%Jul 26, 201722Aug 24, 201724Sep 28, 201746
-16.8%Jan 15, 202110Jan 29, 202126Mar 9, 202136
-14.77%Jan 12, 201017Feb 4, 201044Apr 9, 201061
-14.06%May 13, 20106May 20, 20108Jun 2, 201014

NXVolatility Chart

Current Quanex Building Products Corporation volatility is 33.71%. 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.

NX (Quanex Building Products Corporation)
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