Market Cap of Five Largest Crypto Mining Companies Slumped by $5.2B Year-over-Year

2022 was a difficult yr for the crypto market, as buying and selling quantity slumped and crypto costs drowned within the aftermath of crypto winter. But one of probably the most brutal years for the crypto business has additionally had a big impact on the crypto mining corporations, which misplaced billions of {dollars} of their inventory values.

According to knowledge offered by, the world`s 5 largest crypto mining corporations have collectively misplaced $5.2 billion in market cap year-over-year.

Stock Values More than Halved Amid Crypto Winter

Crypto mining shares, represented by the Amplify Transformational Data Sharing ETF (BLOK), dramatically underperformed the broader market final yr. According to Yahoo Finance, BLOK supplied a complete return of -54.3% final yr, deep beneath the S&P 500’s whole return of -19.44%.

The melting inventory costs of crypto mining corporations led to colossal market cap drops. The Ycharts knowledge confirmed the mixed market cap of Riot Blockchain, Marathon Digital Holdings, Canaan Inc., Cipher Mining Technologies, and Hut 8 Mining, the world`s 5 largest crypto mining corporations, amounted to over $8.5bn in January final yr. Over the previous twelve months, this worth slumped by 61% to beneath $3.3bn. 

The world`s largest crypto miner, Riot Blockchain, has misplaced 57% or round $1.3bn of its inventory worth year-over-year. Still, that was 11% lower than Marathon Digital Holdings, the second-largest firm available in the market. In January 2022, the inventory worth of the Las Vegas-based crypto mining firm stood at near $3bn, and now it`s lower than $980 million.

Although all 5 crypto mining corporations suffered a double-digit market cap drop, Chinese Canaa Inc. noticed the least harm. Statistics present that Canaan`s market cap dropped by „solely“ 46% year-over-year, with the corporate shedding round $450 million in inventory worth.

On the opposite hand, New York-based Cipher Mining Technologies noticed the largest drop, with its inventory worth slumping by 67% year-over-year and $565 million being wiped off its market cap. Hut 8 Mining stands shut, with a 65% YoY drop to $480.7 million.

Daily Crypto Mining Revenue Plunged by 61% YoY

Besides its greatest gamers shedding billions of {dollars} in inventory worth, the crypto mining business has additionally witnessed a substantial drop in crypto mining revenues.

In January 2022, the miners’ common each day income amounted to $41.1 million, revealed the Blockchain knowledge. By June, this determine practically halved to $27.9 million, reflecting the Bitcoin worth drop. However, July noticed solely $18.2 million in each day mining revenues, which continued floating round this worth within the following months earlier than falling to 2022`s low of $15.5 million in December.

Although this determine rose to $15.7 million as of final week, this nonetheless represents an enormous 61% drop year-over-year.

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