Data Source: from January 2009 to April 2022
Consolidated Returns as of 30 Apr 2022
Live Update: May 28 2022, 09:59PM Eastern Time
Category: Commodities
Commodity: Bitcoin (^BTC)
COMMODITY • LIVE PERFORMANCE (USD currency)
1.03%
1 Day
May 28 2022, 09:59PM Eastern Time
24.82%
Current Month
May 2022

In the last 10 Years, the Bitcoin (^BTC) Commodity obtained a 148.25% compound annual return, with a 180.38% standard deviation.

The Bitcoin (^BTC) Commodity is part of the following Lazy Portfolios:

Historical Returns as of Apr 30, 2022

Historical returns and stats of Bitcoin (^BTC) Commodity. Total Returns and Inflation Adjusted Returns are both mentioned.

BITCOIN (^BTC) COMMODITY
Consolidated returns as of 30 Apr 2022
Data Source: from January 2009 to April 2022
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Period Return (%)
as of Apr 2022
Return (%)
Infl.Adj.
Standard
Deviation (%)
Max
Drawdown (%)
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
Apr 2022
-15.68
-15.96
-15.68
Apr 2022 - Apr 2022
0 - 1
3M
-0.02
-2.35
-15.68
Apr 2022 - Apr 2022
2 - 1
6M
-37.18
-39.80
-37.18
Nov 2021 - Apr 2022
2 - 4
YTD
-16.75
-19.21
-16.75
Jan 2022 - Apr 2022
2 - 2
1Y
-32.71
-37.83
68.15
-39.17
May 2021 - Jun 2021
5 - 7
42% pos
3Y(*)
94.04
86.22
78.91
-41.03
Jul 2019 - Mar 2020
19 - 17
53% pos
5Y(*)
96.64
90.16
90.42
-73.81
Jan 2018 - Jan 2019
32 - 28
53% pos
10Y(*)
148.25
142.59
180.38
-80.43
Dec 2013 - Apr 2015
70 - 50
58% pos
MAX(*)
01 Jan 2009
172.73
166.43
197.82
-81.56
Jul 2011 - Nov 2011
103 - 57
64% pos
(*) Returns over 1 year are annualized

US Inflation is updated to Apr 2022. Current inflation (annualized) is 1Y: 8.22% , 5Y: 3.40% , 10Y: 2.33%

Capital Growth as of Apr 30, 2022

An investment of 1000$, since May 2012, now would be worth 8891058.40$, with a total return of 889005.84% (148.25% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 7059148.56$, with a net total return of 705814.86% (142.59% annualized).
An investment of 1000$, since January 2009, now would be worth 645293979.24$, with a total return of 64529297.92% (172.73% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 472571325.82$, with a net total return of 47257032.58% (166.43% annualized).

Drawdowns

Worst drawdowns since May 2012.

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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-80.43% Dec 2013 Apr 2015 17 Feb 2017 22 39
-73.81% Jan 2018 Jan 2019 13 Oct 2020 21 34
-40.65% Apr 2021 Jun 2021 3 Oct 2021 4 7
-37.18% Nov 2021 Apr 2022 6 in progress 6
-29.97% May 2013 Jun 2013 2 Aug 2013 2 4
-11.86% Mar 2017 Mar 2017 1 Apr 2017 1 2
-10.02% Sep 2017 Sep 2017 1 Oct 2017 1 2
-9.68% Oct 2012 Oct 2012 1 Nov 2012 1 2

Worst drawdowns since January 2009.

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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-81.56% Jul 2011 Nov 2011 5 Jan 2013 14 19
-80.43% Dec 2013 Apr 2015 17 Feb 2017 22 39
-73.81% Jan 2018 Jan 2019 13 Oct 2020 21 34
-40.65% Apr 2021 Jun 2021 3 Oct 2021 4 7
-37.18% Nov 2021 Apr 2022 6 in progress 6
-29.97% May 2013 Jun 2013 2 Aug 2013 2 4
-11.86% Mar 2017 Mar 2017 1 Apr 2017 1 2
-10.02% Sep 2017 Sep 2017 1 Oct 2017 1 2
-8.77% Mar 2011 Mar 2011 1 Apr 2011 1 2

Rolling Returns ( more details)

Bitcoin (^BTC) Commodity: annualized rolling and average returns

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Rolling
Period
Return (*) Negative
Periods
Average (%) Best (%) Worst (%)
1 Year
995.61 23946.19
Jul 2010 - Jun 2011
-73.03
Feb 2014 - Jan 2015
17.45%
2 Years
341.55 1987.58
Dec 2011 - Nov 2013
-43.00
Dec 2013 - Nov 2015
8.76%
3 Years
278.62 1738.60
Dec 2010 - Nov 2013
-14.12
Dec 2013 - Nov 2016
0.80%
5 Years
222.66 575.68
Feb 2009 - Jan 2014
27.90
Dec 2013 - Nov 2018
0.00%
7 Years
192.14 400.12
Sep 2010 - Aug 2017
49.62
Dec 2013 - Nov 2020
0.00%
10 Years
197.94 238.15
Sep 2010 - Aug 2020
118.02
Jul 2011 - Jun 2021
0.00%
(*) Annualized rolling and average returns over full calendar month periods

If you need a deeper detail about rolling returns, please refer to the Bitcoin (^BTC) Commodity: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality

Bitcoin (^BTC) Commodity: in which months is it better to invest?

Both the Average Return and the Gain Frequency (Win %) are useful to get an idea of what happened in the past.

For further information about the seasonality, check the Asset Class Seasonality page.
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Monthly Average Return (%) and Gain Frequency
Return (%) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average
Win %
7.77
57%
14.53
79%
8.25
50%
35.41
71%
21.93
77%
10.61
62%
7.79
77%
2.73
54%
-5.79
46%
29.87
69%
44.05
69%
11.07
62%
Best
Year
73.3
2011
65.4
2011
178.7
2013
346.1
2011
149.7
2011
84.2
2011
39.8
2012
72.0
2017
22.1
2012
211.0
2010
489.2
2013
58.9
2011
Worst
Year
-26.8
2015
-32.6
2014
-36.1
2018
-15.7
2022
-35.6
2021
-24.3
2013
-17.1
2011
-38.6
2011
-37.3
2011
-36.8
2011
-37.5
2018
-35.6
2013
Statistics calculated for the period Jan 2009 - Apr 2022

Monthly/Yearly Returns

Bitcoin (^BTC) Commodity monthly and yearly returns: how is the distribution of the returns recorded so far?

MONTHLY RETURNS HISTOGRAM
103 Positive Months (64%) - 57 Negative Months (36%)
Jan 2009 - Apr 2022
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Yearly Return(%)
Monthly Return(%)
Year Total Infl.Adj Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2022
-16.75 -19.21 -16.7 13.4 4.6 -15.7
2021
+59.10 +48.56 13.7 36.3 30.2 -2.4 -35.6 -5.6 20.1 12.1 -6.8 40.4 -6.4 -19.3
2020
+305.46 +300.34 30.8 -8.0 -25.4 36.0 7.5 -3.0 24.3 2.7 -8.0 29.3 39.5 50.2
2019
+94.60 +90.30 -7.3 11.1 7.8 28.9 61.3 28.4 -8.5 -3.8 -14.4 10.8 -17.4 -4.8
2018
-71.75 -72.28 -24.1 10.0 -36.1 33.0 -19.6 -14.8 21.4 -8.7 -6.4 -3.9 -37.5 -6.7
2017
+1271.42 +1242.82 -3.3 29.2 -11.9 25.0 65.5 17.3 6.7 72.0 -10.0 45.7 72.0 23.9
2016
+124.13 +119.62 -11.0 15.9 -5.4 9.6 18.2 18.2 0.1 -9.7 5.4 14.8 5.4 30.2
2015
+37.13 +36.26 -26.8 10.6 -1.5 -8.6 3.2 10.7 11.0 -20.8 4.8 37.6 14.5 13.3
2014
-58.36 -58.63 13.1 -32.6 -16.7 -5.8 37.6 -2.4 -5.5 -11.1 -25.1 -8.6 9.7 -17.8
2013
+6187.49 +6093.79 51.1 63.6 178.7 49.7 -7.5 -24.3 8.9 32.8 0.6 57.7 489.2 -35.6
2012
+181.03 +176.17 16.1 -11.3 0.0 0.0 4.7 29.2 39.8 8.7 22.1 -9.7 12.2 7.5
2011
+1472.96 +1426.22 73.3 65.4 -8.8 346.1 149.7 84.2 -17.1 -38.6 -37.3 -36.8 -8.6 58.9
2010
+348.11 +341.75 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 211.0 0.0 44.1
2009
0.00 -2.74 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
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