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Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (RKT.L)

Equity · Currency in GBp · Last updated May 17, 2022

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RKT.LShare Price Chart

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The chart shows the growth of £10,000 invested in Reckitt Benckiser Group plc on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly £27,867 for a total return of roughly 178.67%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

RKT.L (Reckitt Benckiser Group plc)
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RKT.LReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized


RKT.LMonthly Returns Heatmap

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RKT.LSharpe 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 Reckitt Benckiser Group plc Sharpe ratio is 0.17. A Sharpe ratio between 0 and 1.0 is considered sub-optimal.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.

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RKT.LDividend History

Reckitt Benckiser Group plc granted a 2.73% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of May 17, 2022. The annual payout for that period amounted to £174.60 per share.


Dividend yield


RKT.LDrawdowns Chart

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

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RKT.LWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Reckitt Benckiser Group plc. 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 Reckitt Benckiser Group plc is 32.25%, recorded on Mar 12, 2020. It took 76 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.



To Bottom


To Recover



-32.25%Jun 7, 2017702Mar 12, 202076Jul 2, 2020778
-29.62%Jul 30, 2020310Oct 19, 2021
-16.91%Apr 27, 201048Jul 5, 201087Nov 4, 2010135
-15.62%Dec 24, 201056Mar 16, 201175Jul 5, 2011131
-14.65%Jul 12, 2016109Dec 12, 2016106May 17, 2017215
-12.62%Jul 11, 201363Oct 8, 201334Nov 25, 201397
-11.9%Jul 6, 201198Nov 21, 201156Feb 10, 2012154
-11.39%Aug 7, 201512Aug 24, 201541Oct 21, 201553
-9.84%Apr 20, 201246Jun 28, 201241Aug 24, 201287
-9.41%Sep 17, 201464Dec 15, 201420Jan 15, 201584

RKT.LVolatility Chart

Current Reckitt Benckiser Group plc volatility is 11.58%. 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.

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