Last modified on 11. October 2020
This section presents the quarterly averages (trimester) for trading volume, market capitalization and trading price for 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.
Trading Volume & Market Capitalization
For example, Stellar had an average trading volume of nearly US$ 151 m per day for the first trimester of 2019. This figure came to just above US$ 209 m during the same time frame in the previous year. The corresponding downward retracement of trading volume was 27.9 percent.
The average market capitalization during the first trimester of 2019 equated to nearly US$ 1.9 bn. This figure came to over US$ 7.6 bn during the same period the year before. Market capitalization dropped down accordingly by 75.5 percent.
The average trading price in the first trimester of 2019 was US$ 0.099634. This figure came to over US$ 0.45 during the same period of 2018. The corresponding downward price retracement equated to 78 percent.
The all-time high of Stellar in 2018
The price of the Stellar currency climbed to a high in January 2018 at nearly one. At this trading price, the coin reached a market capitalization of over US$ 12.9 billion. This put Stellar in the ballpark of certain other digital currencies, such as NEM, TRON, Litecoin and IOTA.
Stellars all-time high compared to Bitcoin and the most renowned companies worldwide
Bitcoin, by far the largest cryptocurrency at the time, had a market capitalization of US$ 262 billion on that day. Apple Inc., one of the most highly valued brands in the world, stood at US$ 880 billion. And Volkswagen AG, the world’s largest vehicle manufacturer as of 2018, at US$ 106 billion.
- Stellar (XLM): 12.9 bn US dollars
- Bitcoin (BTC): 262 bn US dollars
- Apple (AAPL): 880 bn US dollars
- VW (VWAGY): 106 bn US dollars
- Date: 4 January 2018
March 2019: an interesting date following the big cryptocurrency crash
On 1 March 2019, the price of Stellar stood at US$ 0.087677 with a market capitalization of over US$ 1.6 billion. A retracement down to approximately 9.3 percent in comparison with the highest trading price stated above.
Around that time, Ethereum dropped to about 9.7 and Bitcoin to approximately 19.5 percent of their all-time-high trading prices.
Block height and other recently updated statistics around current Stellar transactions can be traced through this block explorer.
To delve deeper into the world of Stellar, download the white paper or find more links to community forums, source code and social media accounts, visit stellar.org.
Three large markets for buying or selling Stellar in EUR are Kraken, Coinbase Pro and Bitfinex. Additional trading platforms for buying or selling Stellar in EUR are Bitstamp, Bitvavo and CoinField, among others.
Four large markets for buying or selling Stellar in USD are Kraken, Coinbase Pro, Binance and Bitfinex. Additional trading platforms for buying or selling Stellar in USD are ZB.COM, HitBTC and Huobi Global, among others.
Three large markets for buying or selling Stellar in BTC are Coinbase Pro, Binance and Bitfinex. There are additional platforms where you can buy or sell Stellar, including HitBTC, Bitcoin.com Exchange and BitForex, among others.
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1. Or 1.0 percent, if omitting Bitcoin.