Data Source: from January 1992 to June 2022
Consolidated Returns as of 30 June 2022
Live Update: Jul 05 2022, 02:00PM Eastern Time
PORTFOLIO • LIVE PERFORMANCE (USD currency)
1.42%
1 Day
Jul 05 2022, 02:00PM Eastern Time
0.77%
Current Month
July 2022

The Burton Malkiel Mid-Twenties Portfolio is a Very High Risk portfolio and can be implemented with 8 ETFs.

It's exposed for 87% on the Stock Market.

In the last 30 Years, the Burton Malkiel Mid-Twenties Portfolio obtained a 8.55% compound annual return, with a 13.54% standard deviation.

Asset Allocation and ETFs

The Burton Malkiel Mid-Twenties Portfolio has the following asset allocation:

87% Stocks
13% Fixed Income
0% Commodities

The Burton Malkiel Mid-Twenties Portfolio can be implemented with the following ETFs:

Weight Ticker ETF Name Investment Themes
35.00 % VTI Vanguard Total Stock Market Equity, U.S., Large Cap
17.50 % EEM iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Equity, Emerging Markets, Large Cap
17.50 % EFA iShares MSCI EAFE Equity, EAFE, Large Cap
10.00 % VNQ Vanguard Real Estate Real Estate, U.S.
7.00 % VIG Vanguard Dividend Appreciation Equity, U.S., Large Cap
5.00 % BIL SPDR Blmbg Barclays 1-3 Mth T-Bill Bond, U.S., Ultra Short-Term
4.00 % EMB iShares JP Morgan USD Em Mkts Bd Bond, Emerging Markets, All-Term
4.00 % LQD iShares Investment Grade Corporate Bond Bond, U.S., All-Term
Most of Lazy Portfolios are made of common components (asset classes), very simple and well defined. For a more complete view, find out the most common ETFs you can use to build your portfolio.

Portfolio and ETF Returns

The Burton Malkiel Mid-Twenties Portfolio guaranteed the following returns.

According to the available data source, let's assume we built the portfolio on January 1992.

Portfolio returns are calculated in USD, assuming: July 2022 return is calculated on the hypothesis of a newly built portfolio, with the starting asset allocation.
BURTON MALKIEL MID-TWENTIES PORTFOLIO RETURNS
Consolidated returns as of 30 June 2022
Live Update: Jul 05 2022, 02:00PM Eastern Time
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  Chg (%) Return (%)
Return (%) as of Jun 30, 2022
  1 Day Time ET(*) Jul 2022 1M 6M 1Y 5Y(*) 10Y(*) 30Y(*)
Burton Malkiel Mid-Twenties Portfolio -1.42 -0.77 -6.82 -18.36 -14.76 6.04 7.81 8.55
US Inflation Adjusted return -6.82 -21.54 -20.76 2.35 5.22 5.93
Components
VTI
Vanguard Total Stock Market
-0.84 01:59PM
Jul 05 2022
0.21 -8.23 -21.32 -14.17 10.53 12.52 9.81
EEM
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets
-1.73 02:00PM
Jul 05 2022
-2.34 -5.14 -17.20 -25.55 1.56 2.33 6.09
EFA
iShares MSCI EAFE
-2.92 01:59PM
Jul 05 2022
-2.69 -8.72 -18.78 -17.39 2.23 5.36 5.01
VNQ
Vanguard Real Estate
-1.65 01:59PM
Jul 05 2022
0.12 -7.46 -20.54 -8.02 5.69 7.49 9.57
VIG
Vanguard Dividend Appreciation
-1.59 01:59PM
Jul 05 2022
-0.65 -6.23 -15.69 -5.59 11.19 11.97 10.35
BIL
SPDR Blmbg Barclays 1-3 Mth T-Bill
0.00 02:00PM
Jul 05 2022
-0.01 0.08 0.12 0.08 0.92 0.47 2.19
EMB
iShares JP Morgan USD Em Mkts Bd
-0.95 02:00PM
Jul 05 2022
0.44 -6.15 -20.28 -20.94 -1.34 1.59 9.35
LQD
iShares Investment Grade Corporate Bond
0.06 02:00PM
Jul 05 2022
1.33 -3.62 -16.08 -16.14 1.18 2.60 5.53
(*) Returns over 1 year are annualized
(*) Eastern Time (ET - America/New York)

US Inflation is updated to May 2022. Waiting for updates, inflation of Jun 2022 is set to 0%. Current inflation (annualized) is 1Y: 7.57% , 5Y: 3.61% , 10Y: 2.46% , 30Y: 2.47%

Portfolio Dividends

In 2021, the Burton Malkiel Mid-Twenties Portfolio granted a 2.22% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the Burton Malkiel Mid-Twenties Portfolio: Dividend Yield page.

Historical Returns as of Jun 30, 2022

Historical returns and stats of Burton Malkiel Mid-Twenties Portfolio. Total Returns and Inflation Adjusted Returns are both mentioned.

BURTON MALKIEL MID-TWENTIES PORTFOLIO
Consolidated returns as of 30 June 2022
Data Source: from January 1992 to June 2022
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Period Return (%)
as of Jun 2022
Return (%)
Infl.Adj.
Standard
Deviation (%)
Max
Drawdown (%)
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
Jun 2022
-6.82
-6.82
-6.82
Jun 2022 - Jun 2022
0 - 1
3M
-13.11
-14.23
-13.11
Apr 2022 - Jun 2022
0 - 3
6M
-18.36
-21.54
-18.36
Jan 2022 - Jun 2022
1 - 5
YTD
-18.36
-21.54
-18.36
Jan 2022 - Jun 2022
1 - 5
1Y
-14.76
-20.76
12.83
-18.36
Jan 2022 - Jun 2022
5 - 7
42% pos
3Y(*)
4.86
0.33
15.43
-19.79
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
22 - 14
61% pos
5Y(*)
6.04
2.35
13.98
-19.79
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
39 - 21
65% pos
10Y(*)
7.81
5.22
11.62
-19.79
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
79 - 41
66% pos
15Y(*)
5.52
3.15
15.03
-49.50
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
110 - 70
61% pos
20Y(*)
8.04
5.46
14.08
-49.50
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
155 - 85
65% pos
25Y(*)
7.17
4.63
14.27
-49.50
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
187 - 113
62% pos
30Y(*)
8.55
5.93
13.54
-49.50
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
232 - 128
64% pos
MAX(*)
01 Jan 1992
8.33
5.71
13.50
-49.50
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
235 - 131
64% pos
(*) Returns over 1 year are annualized

Returns and stats are calculated assuming a yearly rebalancing of the components weight. How do returns change with different rebalancing strategies?

Capital Growth as of Jun 30, 2022

An investment of 1000$, since July 1992, now would be worth 11721.95$, with a total return of 1072.20% (8.55% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 5634.28$, with a net total return of 463.43% (5.93% annualized).
An investment of 1000$, since January 1992, now would be worth 11477.35$, with a total return of 1047.73% (8.33% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 5441.89$, with a net total return of 444.19% (5.71% annualized).

Drawdowns

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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-49.50% Nov 2007 Feb 2009 16 Apr 2011 26 42
-24.51% Sep 2000 Sep 2002 25 Oct 2003 13 38
-19.79% Jan 2020 Mar 2020 3 Aug 2020 5 8
-18.97% May 1998 Aug 1998 4 Mar 1999 7 11
-18.36% Jan 2022 Jun 2022 6 in progress 6
-17.88% May 2011 Sep 2011 5 Sep 2012 12 17
-11.51% Feb 2018 Dec 2018 11 Apr 2019 4 15
-11.15% May 2015 Feb 2016 10 Jul 2016 5 15
-8.84% Feb 1994 Jan 1995 12 Jun 1995 5 17
-6.45% Aug 1997 Oct 1997 3 Feb 1998 4 7
-5.93% Apr 2004 Apr 2004 1 Oct 2004 6 7
-5.09% Apr 2000 May 2000 2 Aug 2000 3 5
-4.70% May 2019 May 2019 1 Jun 2019 1 2
-4.18% May 2006 May 2006 1 Sep 2006 4 5
-3.98% Sep 2021 Sep 2021 1 Oct 2021 1 2
-3.90% Jul 1996 Jul 1996 1 Sep 1996 2 3
-3.74% Sep 2020 Oct 2020 2 Nov 2020 1 3
-3.72% Mar 2005 Apr 2005 2 Jun 2005 2 4
-3.66% Jan 2000 Jan 2000 1 Mar 2000 2 3
-3.65% May 2013 Jun 2013 2 Jul 2013 1 3
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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-49.50% Nov 2007 Feb 2009 16 Apr 2011 26 42
-24.51% Sep 2000 Sep 2002 25 Oct 2003 13 38
-19.79% Jan 2020 Mar 2020 3 Aug 2020 5 8
-18.97% May 1998 Aug 1998 4 Mar 1999 7 11
-18.36% Jan 2022 Jun 2022 6 in progress 6
-17.88% May 2011 Sep 2011 5 Sep 2012 12 17
-11.51% Feb 2018 Dec 2018 11 Apr 2019 4 15
-11.15% May 2015 Feb 2016 10 Jul 2016 5 15
-8.84% Feb 1994 Jan 1995 12 Jun 1995 5 17
-6.45% Aug 1997 Oct 1997 3 Feb 1998 4 7
-5.93% Apr 2004 Apr 2004 1 Oct 2004 6 7
-5.09% Apr 2000 May 2000 2 Aug 2000 3 5
-4.70% May 2019 May 2019 1 Jun 2019 1 2
-4.41% Jun 1992 Jun 1992 1 Jan 1993 7 8
-4.18% May 2006 May 2006 1 Sep 2006 4 5
-3.98% Sep 2021 Sep 2021 1 Oct 2021 1 2
-3.90% Jul 1996 Jul 1996 1 Sep 1996 2 3
-3.77% Feb 1992 Mar 1992 2 May 1992 2 4
-3.74% Sep 2020 Oct 2020 2 Nov 2020 1 3
-3.72% Mar 2005 Apr 2005 2 Jun 2005 2 4

Rolling Returns ( more details)

Burton Malkiel Mid-Twenties Portfolio: annualized rolling and average returns

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Rolling
Period
Return (*) Negative
Periods
Average (%) Best (%) Worst (%)
1 Year
10.12 58.57
Mar 2009 - Feb 2010
-42.40
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
20.56%
2 Years
9.37 38.78
Mar 2009 - Feb 2011
-23.64
Mar 2007 - Feb 2009
13.99%
3 Years
8.94 25.36
Mar 2009 - Feb 2012
-12.28
Mar 2006 - Feb 2009
12.69%
5 Years
8.71 20.52
Nov 2002 - Oct 2007
-2.15
Mar 2004 - Feb 2009
1.63%
7 Years
8.36 15.27
Jan 1993 - Dec 1999
1.72
Mar 2002 - Feb 2009
0.00%
10 Years
8.18 12.97
Mar 2009 - Feb 2019
2.58
Mar 1999 - Feb 2009
0.00%
15 Years
8.10 12.18
Nov 1992 - Oct 2007
5.05
Mar 1994 - Feb 2009
0.00%
20 Years
8.16 9.40
Nov 2001 - Oct 2021
5.83
Apr 2000 - Mar 2020
0.00%
(*) Annualized rolling and average returns over full calendar month periods

If you need a deeper detail about rolling returns, please refer to the Burton Malkiel Mid-Twenties Portfolio: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality

Burton Malkiel Mid-Twenties Portfolio: in which months is it better to invest?

Both the Average Return and the Gain Frequency (Win %) are useful to get an idea of what happened in the past.

For further information about the seasonality, check the Asset Class Seasonality page.
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Monthly Average Return (%) and Gain Frequency
Return (%) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average
Win %
0.35
52%
0.00
58%
0.89
71%
2.04
77%
0.47
61%
0.13
58%
1.12
63%
-0.17
57%
-0.10
57%
0.92
63%
1.24
70%
2.09
83%
Best
Year
7.9
2019
6.1
1998
8.4
2009
12.1
2009
8.1
2009
5.5
2019
8.3
2009
4.3
2020
8.0
2010
10.6
2011
10.1
2020
8.1
1999
Worst
Year
-9.5
2009
-9.7
2009
-13.5
2020
-6.7
2022
-7.5
2010
-7.7
2008
-7.5
2002
-15.0
1998
-9.2
2001
-19.1
2008
-7.1
2008
-6.2
2018
Statistics calculated for the period Jan 1992 - Jun 2022

Monthly/Yearly Returns

Burton Malkiel Mid-Twenties Portfolio monthly and yearly returns: how is the distribution of the returns recorded so far?

MONTHLY RETURNS HISTOGRAM
235 Positive Months (64%) - 131 Negative Months (36%)
Jan 1992 - Jun 2022
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Yearly Return(%)
Monthly Return(%)
Year Total Infl.Adj Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2022
-18.36 -21.54 -4.3 -3.1 1.3 -6.7 0.0 -6.8
2021
+15.90 +8.22 0.0 1.9 2.4 3.8 1.3 1.2 0.5 1.9 -4.0 4.5 -2.4 4.1
2020
+12.95 +11.53 -1.3 -6.1 -13.5 8.7 4.1 2.9 4.8 4.3 -2.2 -1.5 10.1 4.3
2019
+24.15 +21.40 7.9 1.8 1.6 2.6 -4.7 5.5 0.1 -1.1 1.7 2.2 1.6 3.2
2018
-7.95 -9.68 4.0 -4.4 -0.4 -0.2 0.6 -0.4 2.8 0.6 0.1 -6.5 2.3 -6.2
2017
+21.11 +18.59 2.6 2.6 1.0 1.4 1.6 0.8 2.5 0.6 1.4 1.8 1.6 1.6
2016
+8.95 +6.77 -4.3 -0.6 7.6 0.5 0.2 1.7 3.7 0.0 0.5 -2.1 0.2 1.8
2015
-2.79 -3.41 -0.3 3.8 -0.9 1.5 -0.3 -2.4 0.6 -6.1 -2.2 6.2 -0.4 -1.8
2014
+6.93 +6.23 -3.4 4.4 0.9 1.0 2.1 1.7 -1.2 2.7 -3.6 2.6 1.1 -1.2
2013
+16.66 +14.93 3.1 0.1 2.0 2.7 -1.3 -2.4 3.9 -3.0 4.7 3.7 0.7 1.6
2012
+16.07 +14.06 5.6 3.5 1.1 -0.5 -6.9 4.4 1.0 1.8 2.3 -0.6 1.1 2.8
2011
-3.11 -5.99 0.8 2.7 0.7 3.5 -1.1 -1.4 -1.3 -6.0 -9.2 10.6 -1.3 0.2
2010
+15.09 +13.45 -4.2 2.4 6.2 1.3 -7.5 -3.3 7.9 -3.0 8.0 3.4 -1.6 5.9
2009
+32.24 +28.62 -9.5 -9.7 8.4 12.1 8.1 -0.7 8.3 3.3 5.3 -2.6 5.4 2.5
2008
-34.16 -34.14 -5.4 -1.2 -0.1 5.1 1.4 -7.7 -1.3 -0.8 -8.6 -19.1 -7.1 6.6
2007
+8.80 +4.50 1.9 -1.4 1.7 3.1 2.7 -1.1 -2.5 1.5 5.3 4.1 -4.7 -1.5
2006
+21.60 +18.60 5.6 0.0 2.1 1.9 -4.2 0.5 1.3 2.4 0.8 4.2 3.5 1.8
2005
+12.41 +8.78 -1.9 3.4 -3.3 -0.4 2.6 2.2 4.3 0.4 2.4 -3.0 3.8 1.8
2004
+16.58 +12.81 2.4 1.7 0.6 -5.9 1.8 1.8 -2.5 2.3 2.4 2.6 5.0 3.9
2003
+35.10 +32.40 -1.7 -1.0 0.0 7.9 5.3 2.7 2.8 1.9 0.6 5.5 1.9 5.2
2002
-10.76 -12.92 -0.7 0.6 4.0 -0.9 -0.4 -4.4 -7.5 1.3 -7.7 3.4 3.9 -2.0
2001
-3.19 -4.71 5.1 -6.4 -5.2 6.1 0.4 -0.5 -1.9 -1.5 -9.2 2.8 6.2 2.3
2000
-6.29 -9.40 -3.7 1.5 3.3 -3.0 -2.1 3.8 -0.7 3.0 -3.0 -2.6 -5.5 3.1
1999
+24.62 +21.38 0.2 -1.6 4.2 6.7 -2.2 4.1 -2.0 -0.4 -1.2 3.7 3.4 8.1
1998
+7.96 +6.25 -0.5 6.1 3.8 0.2 -3.4 0.0 -1.3 -15.0 4.7 7.1 5.1 3.0
1997
+13.00 +11.12 2.7 0.9 -2.8 1.6 5.6 4.1 4.4 -5.4 5.2 -6.1 1.3 1.4
1996
+17.62 +13.78 3.4 0.2 1.2 2.3 1.4 0.1 -3.9 2.4 3.6 0.6 4.9 0.4
1995
+19.21 +16.26 -1.8 1.1 1.9 2.9 3.3 1.3 3.3 -0.2 2.3 -1.8 2.7 2.8
1994
-3.04 -5.50 4.5 -3.5 -5.5 2.0 0.7 -1.5 2.3 4.0 -2.4 1.3 -4.4 0.1
1993
+30.82 +27.24 3.8 1.6 5.7 0.9 0.5 2.3 2.2 4.2 -0.3 3.6 -3.5 6.5
1992
+1.63 -1.29 0.3 -1.3 -2.5 1.2 4.9 -4.4 3.0 -1.1 -0.6 -0.1 2.1 0.5

Portofolio Returns, up to December 2007, are simulated. They have been calculated using the historical series of equivalent ETFs / Assets, instead of the actual ETFs of the portfolio.

In particular, it has been used:

  • VTI - Vanguard Total Stock Market: simulated historical serie, up to December 2001
  • EEM - iShares MSCI Emerging Markets: simulated historical serie, up to December 2003
  • EFA - iShares MSCI EAFE: simulated historical serie, up to December 2001
  • VNQ - Vanguard Real Estate: simulated historical serie, up to December 2004
  • VIG - Vanguard Dividend Appreciation: simulated historical serie, up to December 2006
  • BIL - SPDR Blmbg Barclays 1-3 Mth T-Bill: simulated historical serie, up to December 2007
  • EMB - iShares JP Morgan USD Em Mkts Bd: simulated historical serie, up to December 2007
  • LQD - iShares Investment Grade Corporate Bond: simulated historical serie, up to December 2002

Portfolio efficiency

Is the Burton Malkiel Mid-Twenties Portfolio actually efficient, compared to other Lazy Portfolios?

Overall Ratings

The Burton Malkiel Mid-Twenties Portfolio is classified as Very High Risk.

Very High Risk
Bond weight:
Less than 25%
High Risk
Bond weight:
25% - 49.99%
Medium Risk
Bond weight:
50% - 74.99%
Low Risk
Bond weight:
At least 75%
Very High Risk
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25 Years Ann. Return
(Inflation Adjusted)
+7.17%
(+4.63%)
Poor : 1 / 5
Average : 3 / 5
Standard Deviation
over 25 Years
14.27%
Good : 3.9 / 5
Average : 2.4 / 5
Maximum Drawdown
over 25 Years
-49.50%
Good : 3.8 / 5
Bad : 1.8 / 5
Easy to manage 8 ETFs
Bad : 1.5 / 5
Bad : 1.5 / 5
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Last update: Jul 05 2022, 02:00PM Eastern Time.
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