How much would investing $100 into cryptocurrencies a year ago be worth today?

Trading experts Traders of Crypto analysed the best-performing stocks from the last year to reveal the returns that would have been seen on a $100 investment. Of the top ten performing assets, nine were cryptocurrencies. This shows the booming potential of this new asset class compared to traditional investments.

According to the research, Dogecoin would have paid the biggest returns. The cryptocurrency had an 8535.47% increase in price over the last year, meaning a $100 investment in September 2020 would be worth $8,635.47 in September 2021.

In second place, Binance Coin, which increased in value by 1902.03%, meant that if you invested $100 in September 2020, that would be worth $2,002.03 in September 2021. Ethereum experienced a 688.92% value increase, meaning a $100 investment a year ago would be worth $788.92 today.

The only stock to make the top 10 was vaccine producer Moderna. This is vastly different from the June 2020 – June 2021 data, which saw only EV producers NIO and Tesla in the top 10.

Moderna’s stock price rose from 63.54 in September 2020 to 382.84 in September 2021, a 502.52% increase. Therefore, a $100 investment a year ago would be worth $602.52 today.

Bitcoin, the biggest cryptocurrency by market cap, has risen in value by 303.27% over the last year, meaning a $100 investment last year would now be worth $403.27.

Rank Stock/Coin Investment Type September 2020 Price September 2021 Price Percentage Increase Value of $100 Investment 
1 Dogecoin Crypto 0.00322 0.278062 8535.47% $8,635.47
2 Binance Coin Crypto 23.19 464.27 1902.03% $2,002.03
3 Ethereum Crypto 434.87 3,430.76 688.92% $788.92
4 Moderna Stock 63.54 382.84 502.52% $602.52
5 Ripple Crypto 0.2816 1.1869 321.48% $421.48
6 Bitcoin Crypto 11,679.32 47,099.77 303.27% $403.27
7 Monero Crypto 93.35 286.11 206.49% $306.49
8 Litecoin Crypto 61.11 171.47 180.59% $280.59
9 NEO Crypto 20.48 52.14 154.59% $254.59
10 Bitcoin Cash Crypto 274.48 637.15 132.13% $232.13
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