Last Update: 30 September 2020

The iShares Lifepath Fund Portfolio is exposed for 40.42% on the Stock Market.

It's a Medium Risk portfolio and it can be replicated with 6 ETFs.

In the last 10 years, the portfolio obtained a 6.43% compound annual return, with a 5.77% standard deviation.

In 2019, the portfolio granted a 2.76% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the iShares Lifepath Fund Portfolio: Dividend Yield page.

Asset Allocation and ETFs

The iShares Lifepath Fund Portfolio has the following asset allocation:

40.42% Stocks
59.58% Fixed Income
0% Commodities

The iShares Lifepath Fund Portfolio can be replicated with the following ETFs:

Weight Ticker ETF Name Investment Themes
22.09 % VV Vanguard Large-Cap Equity, U.S., Large Cap
13.67 % VEU Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Equity, Global ex-US, Large Cap
4.15 % IJR iShares Core S&P Small-Cap Equity, U.S., Small Cap
0.51 % VNQ Vanguard Real Estate Real Estate, U.S.
50.82 % BND Vanguard Total Bond Market Bond, U.S., All-Term
8.76 % TIP iShares TIPS 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 iShares Lifepath Fund Portfolio guaranteed the following returns.

ISHARES LIFEPATH FUND PORTFOLIO RETURNS (%)
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1M 3M 6M 1Y 3Y(*) 5Y(*) 10Y(*)
iShares Lifepath Fund Portfolio -1.33 +3.50 +13.34 +8.58 +6.41 +7.06 +6.43
Components
VV - Vanguard Large-Cap -3.70 +9.84 +33.21 +16.94 +12.82 +14.40 +13.84
VEU - Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US -1.68 +6.69 +24.48 +3.78 +1.42 +6.45 +4.26
IJR - iShares Core S&P Small-Cap -4.65 +3.28 +26.13 -8.20 -0.34 +7.22 +10.56
VNQ - Vanguard Real Estate -2.68 +1.31 +15.01 -12.28 +2.33 +5.19 +8.48
BND - Vanguard Total Bond Market -0.10 +0.40 +4.56 +7.06 +5.26 +4.17 +3.50
TIP - iShares TIPS Bond -0.38 +2.85 +7.70 +9.73 +5.66 +4.47 +3.42
(*) annualized
Portfolio returns are calculated assuming:
  • a rebalancing of the components at the beginning of each year (i.e. at every January 1st)
  • the reinvestment of dividends

If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the iShares Lifepath Fund Portfolio: Dividend Yield page.

Historical Returns

iShares Lifepath Fund Portfolio - Historical returns and stats.

ISHARES LIFEPATH FUND PORTFOLIO
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Period Returns
Sep 2020
Standard
Deviation *
Max
Drawdown
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
-1.33%
-1.33%
Sep 2020 - Sep 2020
0 - 1
3M
+3.50%
-1.33%
Sep 2020 - Sep 2020
2 - 1
6M
+13.34%
-1.33%
Sep 2020 - Sep 2020
5 - 1
YTD
+4.55%
-8.33%
Feb 2020 - Mar 2020
6 - 3
1Y
+8.58%
9.77%
-8.33%
Feb 2020 - Mar 2020
9 - 3
3Y
+6.41%
annualized
7.38%
-8.33%
Feb 2020 - Mar 2020
25 - 11
5Y
+7.06%
annualized
6.26%
-8.33%
Feb 2020 - Mar 2020
43 - 17
10Y
+6.43%
annualized
5.77%
-8.33%
Feb 2020 - Mar 2020
83 - 37
MAX
01 Jan 2001
+5.94%
annualized
6.52%
-21.24%
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
161 - 76

* Annualized St.Dev. of monthly returns

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Capital Growth

Time Range:

Drawdowns

Time Range:

Rolling Returns

iShares Lifepath Fund Portfolio: annualized rolling and average returns

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Return (*) Negative
Periods
Rolling Period Average Best Worst
1 Year
+6.23% +27.21%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2010
-18.54%
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
16.37%
2 Years
+6.21% +19.57%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2011
-7.79%
Mar 2007 - Feb 2009
7.94%
3 Years
+6.31% +14.90%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2012
-2.45%
Mar 2006 - Feb 2009
1.49%
5 Years
+6.18% +11.85%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2014
+1.14%
Mar 2004 - Feb 2009
0.00%
7 Years
+6.12% +8.75%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2016
+3.18%
Mar 2002 - Feb 2009
0.00%
10 Years
+6.29% +8.12%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2019
+5.13%
Dec 2006 - Nov 2016
0.00%
15 Years
+6.17% +7.08%
Feb 2003 - Jan 2018
+5.32%
Feb 2001 - Jan 2016
0.00%

* Annualized rolling and average returns over full calendar month periods

Seasonality and Yearly/Monthly Returns

iShares Lifepath Fund Portfolio Seasonality

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Months
Return (%) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average 0.3 0.1 0.3 1.4 0.4 0.0 0.8 0.5 0.1 0.5 0.8 0.8
Best 4.0
2019
2.2
2014
4.3
2009
5.6
2020
3.9
2009
3.4
2019
4.3
2009
2.0
2009
3.8
2010
4.4
2011
3.2
2009
5.1
2008
Worst -5.2
2009
-4.5
2009
-6.3
2020
-2.8
2004
-3.1
2010
-3.1
2008
-3.0
2002
-2.9
2015
-4.2
2008
-9.2
2008
-0.9
2010
-2.3
2018
Gain
Frequency
60 75 70 80 65 55 70 70 60 68 68 74

Detail of Monthly Returns

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Months
Year Return Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2020
+4.55% 0.6 -2.1 -6.3 5.6 2.2 1.5 2.9 1.9 -1.3
2019
+16.20% 4.0 1.1 1.6 1.5 -1.7 3.4 0.3 0.6 0.6 1.2 1.2 1.4
2018
-3.49% 1.4 -2.4 -0.1 -0.3 0.9 -0.1 1.3 1.1 -0.3 -3.8 1.1 -2.3
2017
+11.24% 1.1 1.5 0.4 1.0 1.0 0.3 1.3 0.6 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9
2016
+6.11% -1.5 0.3 3.5 0.6 0.3 1.3 2.0 0.0 0.4 -1.4 -0.4 1.1
2015
-0.37% 0.7 1.5 -0.2 0.6 -0.1 -1.5 0.9 -2.9 -0.9 2.9 -0.2 -1.1
2014
+6.00% -0.7 2.2 0.1 0.7 1.5 1.0 -0.9 1.9 -1.8 1.3 1.0 -0.5
2013
+9.07% 1.4 0.5 1.2 1.6 -1.1 -1.9 2.5 -1.7 2.9 2.2 0.8 0.6
2012
+9.09% 2.8 1.8 0.5 0.2 -2.7 1.9 1.1 1.2 1.3 -0.4 0.6 0.6
2011
+3.66% 0.7 1.6 0.1 2.5 -0.1 -0.8 0.3 -1.8 -3.3 4.4 -0.4 0.6
2010
+10.07% -0.9 1.1 2.5 1.2 -3.1 -0.8 3.5 -0.8 3.8 1.9 -0.9 2.3
2009
+15.04% -5.2 -4.5 4.3 4.6 3.9 0.1 4.3 2.0 2.7 -1.1 3.2 0.3
2008
-12.05% -1.7 -0.5 0.1 1.6 0.2 -3.1 -0.6 0.3 -4.2 -9.2 -0.1 5.1
2007
+7.94% 0.6 0.5 0.7 1.9 0.9 -0.7 -0.5 1.1 2.3 1.9 -0.7 -0.5
2006
+10.06% 1.8 0.1 0.4 0.8 -1.5 0.1 0.9 1.9 1.1 1.9 1.8 0.3
2005
+5.27% -0.7 0.9 -1.1 -0.1 1.8 0.8 0.8 1.0 0.3 -1.5 1.7 1.4
2004
+9.19% 1.3 1.4 0.4 -2.8 0.5 1.3 -0.9 1.4 0.9 1.4 1.9 2.1
2003
+16.31% -1.2 0.3 -0.2 3.8 3.7 0.6 -0.9 1.5 1.6 2.3 0.9 3.1
2002
-1.88% -0.5 0.2 1.1 0.0 0.4 -2.0 -3.0 1.4 -2.5 1.6 1.9 -0.2
2001
-0.13% 2.2 -2.7 -2.1 2.6 0.3 -0.6 0.8 -1.0 -2.9 2.1 1.1 0.2

* Note:
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:

VV - Vanguard Large-Cap: simulated historical serie, up to December 2004

VEU - Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US: simulated historical serie, up to December 2007

VNQ - Vanguard Real Estate: simulated historical serie, up to December 2004

BND - Vanguard Total Bond Market: simulated historical serie, up to December 2007

TIP - iShares TIPS Bond: simulated historical serie, up to December 2003

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