Last Update: 31 May 2020

The Rick Ferri Core Four Portfolio is exposed for 80% on the Stock Market.

It's a Very High Risk portfolio and it can be replicated with 4 ETFs.

In the last 10 years, the portfolio obtained a 8.95% compound annual return, with a 11.02% standard deviation.

In 2019, the portfolio granted a 2.91% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the Rick Ferri Core Four Portfolio: Dividend Yield page.

Asset Allocation and ETFs

The Rick Ferri Core Four Portfolio has the following asset allocation:

80% Stocks
20% Fixed Income
0% Commodities

The Rick Ferri Core Four Portfolio can be replicated with the following ETFs:

Weight Ticker ETF Name Investment Themes
48.00 % VTI Vanguard Total Stock Market Equity, U.S., Large Cap
24.00 % VEU Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Equity, Global ex-US, Large Cap
8.00 % VNQ Vanguard Real Estate Real Estate, U.S.
20.00 % BND Vanguard Total Bond Market Bond, U.S., All-Term

Portfolio and ETF Returns

The Rick Ferri Core Four Portfolio guaranteed the following returns.

RICK FERRI CORE FOUR PORTFOLIO RETURNS (%)
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1M 3M 6M 1Y 3Y(*) 5Y(*) 10Y(*)
Rick Ferri Core Four Portfolio +3.87 -0.35 -4.01 +6.36 +5.99 +5.91 +8.95
Components
VTI - Vanguard Total Stock Market +5.40 +2.65 -2.97 +11.28 +9.52 +9.14 +12.78
VEU - Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US +4.68 -5.11 -10.83 -2.79 -0.08 +1.04 +4.75
VNQ - Vanguard Real Estate +1.73 -10.67 -15.29 -7.67 +2.11 +3.86 +8.83
BND - Vanguard Total Bond Market +0.67 +1.97 +5.64 +9.75 +5.18 +4.02 +3.79
(*) 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 Rick Ferri Core Four Portfolio: Dividend Yield page.

Historical Returns

Rick Ferri Core Four Portfolio - Historical returns and stats.

RICK FERRI CORE FOUR PORTFOLIO
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Period Returns
May 2020
Standard
Deviation *
Max
Drawdown
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
+3.87%
0.00%
1 - 0
3M
-0.35%
-11.88%
Mar 2020 - Mar 2020
2 - 1
6M
-4.01%
-17.12%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
3 - 3
YTD
-6.28%
-17.12%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
2 - 3
1Y
+6.36%
17.48%
-17.12%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
8 - 4
3Y
+5.99%
annualized
12.99%
-17.12%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
26 - 10
5Y
+5.91%
annualized
11.56%
-17.12%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
41 - 19
10Y
+8.95%
annualized
11.02%
-17.12%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
79 - 41
MAX
01 Jan 1994
+7.84%
annualized
11.86%
-44.43%
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
207 - 110

* Annualized St.Dev. of monthly returns

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Capital Growth

Time Range:

Drawdowns

Time Range:

Rolling Returns

Rick Ferri Core Four Portfolio: annualized rolling and average returns

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Return (*) Negative
Periods
Rolling Period Average Best Worst
1 Year
+8.90% +50.17%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2010
-37.84%
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
22.22%
2 Years
+8.48% +34.70%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2011
-21.60%
Mar 2007 - Feb 2009
16.67%
3 Years
+8.22% +23.15%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2012
-11.08%
Mar 2006 - Feb 2009
15.60%
5 Years
+7.65% +19.13%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2014
-2.71%
Mar 2004 - Feb 2009
2.33%
7 Years
+7.26% +13.50%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2016
+0.61%
Mar 2002 - Feb 2009
0.00%
10 Years
+7.23% +12.78%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2019
+0.83%
Mar 1999 - Feb 2009
0.00%
15 Years
+7.01% +9.66%
Feb 2003 - Jan 2018
+4.79%
Mar 1994 - Feb 2009
0.00%

* Annualized rolling and average returns over full calendar month periods

Yearly Returns - Monthly Returns Heatmap

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Months
Year Return Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2020
-6.28% -0.4 -5.6 -11.9 8.9 3.9
2019
+24.04% 7.1 2.2 1.6 2.6 -4.2 5.2 0.4 -0.8 1.6 2.0 2.0 2.4
2018
-6.41% 3.3 -3.9 -0.7 0.3 1.2 0.2 2.4 1.5 -0.1 -6.0 1.8 -6.0
2017
+17.86% 1.9 2.5 0.6 1.2 1.3 0.8 1.9 0.4 1.6 1.5 1.8 1.2
2016
+8.53% -4.1 -0.4 6.3 0.7 0.8 0.9 3.4 -0.1 0.3 -2.1 1.0 1.9
2015
-0.67% -0.3 3.5 -0.7 0.9 0.2 -2.1 1.4 -5.4 -2.0 5.8 -0.2 -1.5
2014
+8.52% -2.3 4.2 0.4 0.8 1.9 1.8 -1.4 2.7 -2.8 2.4 1.5 -0.7
2013
+19.22% 3.3 0.5 2.3 2.4 -0.4 -2.0 4.1 -2.7 4.2 3.5 1.1 1.7
2012
+14.47% 4.7 3.3 1.6 -0.3 -6.0 3.9 1.0 2.0 1.9 -0.8 0.8 2.0
2011
-0.63% 1.5 2.9 0.0 3.5 -1.0 -1.5 -1.2 -5.1 -7.3 9.0 -1.1 0.6
2010
+14.71% -3.3 2.5 5.4 1.5 -6.6 -3.3 6.7 -2.8 7.2 3.2 -1.0 5.4
2009
+26.02% -8.8 -8.8 6.7 10.4 6.6 -0.5 7.4 3.8 4.2 -2.4 4.8 2.1
2008
-29.77% -4.6 -1.5 0.2 4.1 1.1 -6.8 -0.9 -0.1 -7.2 -16.5 -5.6 5.0
2007
+6.37% 1.8 -0.7 1.0 3.0 2.4 -1.5 -2.4 1.2 3.9 2.7 -3.7 -1.2
2006
+17.60% 3.8 0.2 2.0 1.4 -2.9 0.4 0.8 2.3 1.5 3.4 2.7 1.1
2005
+8.20% -2.2 2.2 -1.9 -0.9 2.4 1.2 3.4 0.1 1.4 -2.4 3.3 1.5
2004
+14.45% 2.2 1.6 0.2 -3.6 1.3 1.9 -2.3 1.3 1.5 2.3 4.2 3.3
2003
+28.09% -2.4 -0.9 0.1 6.9 5.1 1.6 1.7 2.0 0.9 4.5 1.7 4.4
2002
-11.49% -1.4 -0.3 3.3 -1.6 -0.1 -3.9 -6.5 0.7 -7.0 3.8 4.1 -2.5
2001
-7.43% 2.5 -6.3 -4.7 5.7 0.0 -1.0 -1.1 -2.7 -6.6 1.9 4.3 1.2
2000
-4.44% -3.5 2.0 4.1 -3.4 -2.2 3.7 -1.0 3.5 -2.9 -1.9 -5.1 2.7
1999
+18.14% 1.6 -2.8 3.2 4.3 -2.2 3.3 -1.4 -0.5 -1.1 3.9 2.6 6.3
1998
+15.32% 1.1 5.0 3.5 0.5 -1.6 1.8 -1.3 -11.4 3.5 5.9 4.5 4.0
1997
+18.08% 2.1 0.4 -2.4 2.3 5.4 4.1 5.0 -4.1 5.2 -3.7 1.7 1.5
1996
+14.61% 1.6 0.6 0.9 2.0 1.1 0.1 -3.4 1.8 3.7 1.1 4.8 -0.3
1995
+22.74% 0.3 1.4 2.8 2.3 2.4 1.4 3.3 0.1 2.5 -1.1 3.1 2.3
1994
+1.06% 4.3 -1.3 -3.7 1.1 0.4 -1.0 1.9 2.7 -2.1 1.2 -3.5 1.5

* 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:

VTI - Vanguard Total Stock Market: simulated historical serie, up to December 2001

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

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