Last Update: 31 March 2021

The Mebane Faber Ivy Portfolio is exposed for 60% on the Stock Market and for 20% on Commodities.

It's a Very High Risk portfolio and it can be replicated with 5 ETFs.

In the last 10 years, the portfolio obtained a 4.83% compound annual return, with a 11.02% standard deviation.

In 2020, the portfolio granted a 2.02% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the Mebane Faber Ivy Portfolio: Dividend Yield page.

Asset Allocation and ETFs

The Mebane Faber Ivy Portfolio has the following asset allocation:

60% Stocks
20% Fixed Income
20% Commodities

The Mebane Faber Ivy Portfolio can be replicated with the following ETFs:

Weight Ticker ETF Name Investment Themes
20.00 % VTI Vanguard Total Stock Market Equity, U.S., Large Cap
20.00 % VEU Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Equity, Global ex-US, Large Cap
20.00 % VNQ Vanguard Real Estate Real Estate, U.S.
20.00 % BND Vanguard Total Bond Market Bond, U.S., All-Term
20.00 % GSG iShares S&P GSCI Commodity Indexed Trust Commodity, Broad Diversified
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 Mebane Faber Ivy Portfolio guaranteed the following returns.

MEBANE FABER IVY PORTFOLIO RETURNS (%)
Last Update: 31 March 2021
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1M 3M 6M 1Y 3Y(*) 5Y(*) 10Y(*)
Mebane Faber Ivy Portfolio +1.42 +5.85 +17.34 +38.35 +7.12 +7.58 +4.83
Components
VTI - Vanguard Total Stock Market +3.65 +6.54 +22.26 +62.90 +17.17 +16.69 +13.80
VEU - Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US +1.74 +4.25 +21.55 +51.30 +6.72 +10.17 +5.21
VNQ - Vanguard Real Estate +5.15 +8.79 +18.88 +36.73 +11.00 +6.13 +8.91
BND - Vanguard Total Bond Market -1.27 -3.64 -2.86 +1.56 +4.67 +3.08 +3.32
GSG - iShares S&P GSCI Commodity Indexed Trust -1.90 +13.30 +29.95 +50.22 -5.68 +0.26 -9.37
(*) 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 Mebane Faber Ivy Portfolio: Dividend Yield page.

Historical Returns

Mebane Faber Ivy Portfolio - Historical returns and stats.

MEBANE FABER IVY PORTFOLIO
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Period Returns
Mar 2021
Standard
Deviation *
Max
Drawdown
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
+1.42%
0.00%
1 - 0
3M
+5.85%
0.00%
3 - 0
6M
+17.34%
-2.06%
Oct 2020 - Oct 2020
5 - 1
YTD
+5.85%
0.00%
3 - 0
1Y
+38.35%
10.36%
-4.36%
Sep 2020 - Oct 2020
10 - 2
3Y
+7.12%
annualized
14.50%
-21.77%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
26 - 10
5Y
+7.58%
annualized
11.70%
-21.77%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
46 - 14
10Y
+4.83%
annualized
11.02%
-21.77%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
78 - 42
MAX
01 Jul 2002
+6.69%
annualized
12.54%
-47.40%
Jun 2008 - Feb 2009
149 - 76

* Annualized St.Dev. of monthly returns

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Capital Growth

Time Range:

Drawdowns

Time Range:

Rolling Returns ( more details)

Mebane Faber Ivy Portfolio: annualized rolling and average returns

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Return (*) Negative
Periods
Rolling Period Average Best Worst
1 Year
+7.34% +47.92%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2010
-42.92%
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
20.09%
2 Years
+6.44% +33.83%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2011
-22.66%
Mar 2007 - Feb 2009
21.78%
3 Years
+5.91% +22.45%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2012
-11.80%
Mar 2006 - Feb 2009
18.95%
5 Years
+5.08% +17.65%
Nov 2002 - Oct 2007
-2.73%
Mar 2004 - Feb 2009
3.01%
7 Years
+4.95% +9.57%
Apr 2009 - Mar 2016
+0.72%
Apr 2013 - Mar 2020
0.00%
10 Years
+5.20% +9.17%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2019
+2.24%
Dec 2006 - Nov 2016
0.00%
15 Years
+5.43% +7.27%
Feb 2003 - Jan 2018
+3.32%
Apr 2005 - 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 Mebane Faber Ivy Portfolio: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality and Yearly/Monthly Returns

Mebane Faber Ivy Portfolio Seasonality

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Months
Return (%) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average 0.1 0.6 0.5 2.1 0.4 0.3 1.0 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.6 1.3
Best 7.5
2019
4.1
2014
6.2
2016
9.6
2009
8.9
2009
4.0
2019
6.7
2010
4.3
2009
6.2
2010
9.2
2011
9.1
2020
5.4
2010
Worst -10.2
2009
-9.1
2009
-15.4
2020
-5.9
2004
-7.2
2010
-2.7
2008
-4.0
2002
-4.2
2015
-8.6
2011
-21.0
2008
-8.8
2008
-5.5
2018
Gain
Frequency
53 68 74 89 61 61 68 63 63 63 58 74

Detail of Monthly Returns

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Months
Year Return Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2021
+5.85% 0.8 3.6 1.4
2020
+2.25% -2.2 -5.5 -15.4 5.2 4.6 2.8 3.6 3.0 -2.4 -2.1 9.1 3.7
2019
+21.16% 7.5 1.9 2.0 1.9 -3.8 4.0 0.2 -0.6 1.5 1.6 0.8 2.8
2018
-7.88% 1.8 -4.3 0.8 1.2 1.3 0.8 0.6 1.1 0.3 -5.2 -0.6 -5.5
2017
+12.20% 0.9 1.9 -0.7 0.4 0.7 0.5 2.2 0.1 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.5
2016
+7.80% -3.8 -0.8 6.2 2.1 0.9 1.9 0.5 -0.4 0.8 -2.5 0.1 2.8
2015
-7.10% -0.4 2.3 -1.3 1.8 -0.5 -2.1 -1.2 -4.2 -1.7 4.1 -1.9 -1.9
2014
+2.25% -1.1 4.1 0.3 1.4 1.4 1.6 -1.8 1.6 -4.0 1.9 -0.6 -2.3
2013
+9.20% 3.1 -0.7 1.8 1.7 -2.1 -1.8 3.5 -2.1 2.6 2.4 -0.5 1.1
2012
+11.11% 4.3 2.9 0.7 0.2 -6.8 3.4 2.0 2.4 0.4 -1.2 0.8 1.8
2011
+0.04% 1.9 2.8 0.4 4.0 -1.8 -2.5 0.3 -4.1 -8.6 9.2 -1.1 0.6
2010
+14.19% -4.3 3.3 4.7 2.4 -7.2 -2.3 6.7 -2.5 6.2 3.2 -1.1 5.4
2009
+22.28% -10.2 -9.1 5.4 9.6 8.9 -0.9 6.2 4.3 3.2 -1.3 4.1 2.3
2008
-31.26% -2.8 1.2 1.0 5.0 2.3 -2.7 -3.8 -1.8 -6.4 -21.0 -8.8 3.9
2007
+8.59% 1.8 0.1 0.8 1.8 0.9 -1.5 -1.3 0.9 4.9 3.5 -3.3 -0.1
2006
+15.77% 3.8 -0.9 1.8 1.7 -2.1 0.6 2.1 1.6 -0.2 3.8 3.7 -1.0
2005
+11.34% -2.3 3.2 -0.6 -0.4 1.6 1.8 3.3 1.7 2.0 -3.6 2.3 2.1
2004
+17.00% 2.4 3.1 2.1 -5.9 2.3 0.6 -0.5 2.2 2.3 2.9 2.7 2.0
2003
+28.11% -0.3 1.4 -2.1 4.3 5.9 0.6 0.7 2.4 2.2 3.7 1.8 4.7

* 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:

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

GSG - iShares S&P GSCI Commodity Indexed Trust: simulated historical serie, up to December 2006

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