Learn about unrealized gains and losses and how they impact your portfolio value.
Unrealized gains & losses represent the difference between the price paid for an asset and its current mid-market price. As such, it provides an investment performance snapshot at the portfolio and account level.
Emma bought 1 Bitcoin for $20,000. Assuming Bitcoin’s current mid market price is $40,000,
Emma has got an open gain of $20,000, represented as a percentage: +100%
Stewart bought 1 Bitcoin for $50,000. Assuming Bitcoin’s current mid market price is $40,000,
Stewart has got an open loss of $10,000, represented as a percentage: -20%.
The average price paid is calculated by dividing the total amount spent on coins by the total number of those coins owned.
Emma bought 1 Bitcoin for $30,000.
A couple days later, Emma buys 1 more Bitcoin at $40,000.
$70.000 divided by 2 equals $35.000, representing Emma’s average price paid per Bitcoin held on Uphold.