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Litecoin leads Cardano 12x on this front – what's happening?

Litecoin leads Cardano 12x on this front – what's happening?

  • The difference in active addresses showed that transactions were higher with LTC.
  • ADA and LTC may target a rise to $0.79 and $95.37 in the medium term.

Cardano [ADA] The market value may be higher than that of Litecoin [LTC] About 10 billion dollars. But when it comes to network activity, the former doesn't come close.

According to IntoTheBlock, the number of active addresses on Litecoin reached 357,260 on May 31. For Cardano, it was ugly as the data showed it was 28,630.

It's Litecoin on Cardano this time

Active addresses show the number of unique wallets involved in successful transactions on the blockchain. However, it is important to note that this metric is not processed twice regardless of the times involved in sending or receiving within a day.

Thus, the difference means that the activity on Litecoin was 12 times greater than that of Cardano. Although this may not happen all the time, increased activity could herald a rise in the price of the cryptocurrency.

Litecoin activity outpaces Cardano activity

Source: IntoTheBlock

At press time, LTC's price was $84.52. This was an increase of 1.53% over the past 24 hours. On the other hand, ADA was trading at $0.45, indicating that the token was moving sideways.

However, AMBCrypto checked if Litecoin had any major development recently that led to a wide margin. From our findings, nothing of the sort occurred, meaning that market participants considered LTC more worthwhile than ADA at this time.

But has Litecoin outperformed Cardano on all fronts? Let's find out. One of the metrics we evaluated was Development activity. This has been one area in which Cardano has consistently thrived.

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As of this writing, data from Santiment showed that project development activity had fallen to 55.57. This metric reveals how committed developers are to ensuring the proper functionality of the blockchain.

As such, the decline indicates a decreased code commitment to the health of the Cardano network. For Litecoin, it was not the same situation with active addresses.

Cardano has better development activity than Litecoin

Source: Santiment

ADA and LTC show promise

At the time of writing, development activity on the Litecoin network stood at 0.036. Compared to Cardano, public GitHub repositories dedicated to Litecoin were almost non-existent.

However, this measure does not affect prices in most cases. Therefore, the margin does not mean that ADA will outperform LTC.

In terms of price, AMBCrypto evaluation MVRV Ratio MVRV stands for market cap to realized value, and it measures the profitability and valuation of a cryptocurrency.

At the time of writing, Cardano's 30-day MVRV was -4.932%. This meant that a lot of ADA holders were dealing with unrealized losses.

Cardano and Litecoin are undervalued

Source: Santiment

However, the LTC situation was different, as it reached 12.38%. This positive reading indicates that the average LTC holder (30 day window) was making profits.


Whether realistic or not, this is the market value of LTC under ADA terms


When it comes to valuation, both cryptocurrencies can be described as undervalued.

If the market returns to its extremely bullish phase, ADA could jump to $0.79. Litecoin may also be able to reach $95.37.