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ProShares Ultra Financials (UYG)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated May 18, 2022

UYG is a passive ETF by ProShares tracking the investment results of the Dow Jones U.S. Financials Index (200%). UYG launched on Jan 30, 2007 and has a 0.95% expense ratio.

ETF Info

  • ISINUS74347X6334
  • CUSIP74347X633
  • IssuerProShares
  • Inception DateJan 30, 2007
  • RegionNorth America (U.S.)
  • CategoryLeveraged Equities, Leveraged
  • Leveraged2x
  • Expense Ratio0.95%
  • Index TrackedDow Jones U.S. Financials Index (200%)
  • ETF Home Pagewww.proshares.com
  • Asset ClassEquity
  • Asset Class Size

  • Asset Class Style


Trading Data

  • Previous Close$50.40
  • Year Range$46.90 - $71.46
  • EMA (50)$56.93
  • EMA (200)$60.81
  • Average Volume$49.56K

UYGShare Price Chart

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in ProShares Ultra Financials on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $58,966 for a total return of roughly 489.66%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

UYG (ProShares Ultra Financials)
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UYGReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized


UYGMonthly Returns Heatmap

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UYGSharpe 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 Ultra Financials Sharpe ratio is -0.39. 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.

UYG (ProShares Ultra Financials)
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UYGDividend History

ProShares Ultra Financials granted a 6.49% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of May 18, 2022. The annual payout for that period amounted to $3.27 per share.


Dividend yield


UYGDrawdowns Chart

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

UYG (ProShares Ultra Financials)
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UYGWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the ProShares Ultra Financials. 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 Ultra Financials is 69.99%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 268 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.



To Bottom


To Recover



-69.99%Feb 18, 202025Mar 23, 2020268Apr 15, 2021293
-56.52%Apr 15, 2010372Oct 3, 2011329Jan 25, 2013701
-38.73%Jan 29, 2018229Dec 24, 2018136Jul 11, 2019365
-38.64%Jul 23, 2015141Feb 11, 2016190Nov 10, 2016331
-34.37%Jan 13, 202283May 12, 2022
-18.71%Jan 8, 201021Feb 8, 201019Mar 8, 201040
-15.11%Oct 27, 202125Dec 1, 202123Jan 4, 202248
-13.39%Jul 23, 201329Aug 30, 201333Oct 17, 201362
-13.3%Jan 16, 201412Feb 3, 201421Mar 5, 201433
-13.3%Dec 30, 201422Jan 30, 201575May 19, 201597

UYGVolatility Chart

Current ProShares Ultra Financials volatility is 60.76%. 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.

UYG (ProShares Ultra Financials)
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