Data Source: from January 1983 to June 2022
Consolidated Returns as of 30 June 2022
Live Update: Jul 05 2022, 01:59PM Eastern Time
PORTFOLIO • LIVE PERFORMANCE (USD currency)
0.03%
1 Day
Jul 05 2022, 01:59PM Eastern Time
0.36%
Current Month
July 2022

The Betterment Robo Advisor 0 Portfolio is a Low Risk portfolio and can be implemented with 2 ETFs.

It's exposed for 0% on the Stock Market.

In the last 30 Years, the Betterment Robo Advisor 0 Portfolio obtained a 3.36% compound annual return, with a 1.82% standard deviation.

Asset Allocation and ETFs

The Betterment Robo Advisor 0 Portfolio has the following asset allocation:

0% Stocks
100% Fixed Income
0% Commodities

The Betterment Robo Advisor 0 Portfolio can be implemented with the following ETFs:

Weight Ticker ETF Name Investment Themes
80.00 % SHY iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond Bond, U.S., Short Term
20.00 % BSV Vanguard Short-Term Bond Bond, U.S., Short 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 Betterment Robo Advisor 0 Portfolio guaranteed the following returns.

According to the available data source, let's assume we built the portfolio on January 1983.

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.
BETTERMENT ROBO ADVISOR 0 PORTFOLIO RETURNS
Consolidated returns as of 30 June 2022
Live Update: Jul 05 2022, 01:59PM 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(*)
Betterment Robo Advisor 0 Portfolio 0.03 0.36 -0.65 -3.30 -3.88 0.83 0.73 3.36
US Inflation Adjusted return -0.65 -7.06 -10.64 -2.68 -1.69 0.87
Components
SHY
iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond
0.01 01:59PM
Jul 05 2022
0.31 -0.59 -2.99 -3.55 0.78 0.65 3.26
BSV
Vanguard Short-Term Bond
0.12 01:59PM
Jul 05 2022
0.56 -0.86 -4.52 -5.21 1.03 1.06 3.77
(*) 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 Betterment Robo Advisor 0 Portfolio granted a 0.49% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the Betterment Robo Advisor 0 Portfolio: Dividend Yield page.

Historical Returns as of Jun 30, 2022

Historical returns and stats of Betterment Robo Advisor 0 Portfolio. Total Returns and Inflation Adjusted Returns are both mentioned.

BETTERMENT ROBO ADVISOR 0 PORTFOLIO
Consolidated returns as of 30 June 2022
Data Source: from January 1983 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
-0.65
-0.65
-0.65
Jun 2022 - Jun 2022
0 - 1
3M
-0.62
-1.90
-0.65
Jun 2022 - Jun 2022
1 - 2
6M
-3.30
-7.06
-3.30
Jan 2022 - Jun 2022
1 - 5
YTD
-3.30
-7.06
-3.30
Jan 2022 - Jun 2022
1 - 5
1Y
-3.88
-10.64
1.78
-4.08
Aug 2021 - Jun 2022
2 - 10
17% pos
3Y(*)
0.08
-4.23
1.63
-4.08
Aug 2021 - Jun 2022
18 - 18
50% pos
5Y(*)
0.83
-2.68
1.46
-4.08
Aug 2021 - Jun 2022
33 - 27
55% pos
10Y(*)
0.73
-1.69
1.18
-4.08
Aug 2021 - Jun 2022
70 - 50
58% pos
15Y(*)
1.61
-0.68
1.45
-4.08
Aug 2021 - Jun 2022
113 - 67
63% pos
20Y(*)
1.99
-0.45
1.49
-4.08
Aug 2021 - Jun 2022
156 - 84
65% pos
25Y(*)
2.88
0.45
1.67
-4.08
Aug 2021 - Jun 2022
208 - 92
69% pos
30Y(*)
3.36
0.87
1.82
-4.08
Aug 2021 - Jun 2022
254 - 106
71% pos
MAX(*)
01 Jan 1983
4.88
2.01
2.19
-4.08
Aug 2021 - Jun 2022
351 - 123
74% 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$, since July 1992, now would be worth 2694.86$, with a total return of 169.49% (3.36% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 1295.31$, with a net total return of 29.53% (0.87% annualized).
An investment of 1000$, since January 1983, now would be worth 6559.39$, with a total return of 555.94% (4.88% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 2198.66$, with a net total return of 119.87% (2.01% annualized).

Drawdowns

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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-4.08% Aug 2021 Jun 2022 11 in progress 11
-2.22% Feb 1994 Apr 1994 3 Jan 1995 9 12
-1.23% Oct 1992 Nov 1992 2 Jan 1993 2 4
-1.21% Apr 2008 May 2008 2 Sep 2008 4 6
-1.13% Apr 2004 May 2004 2 Oct 2004 5 7
-1.05% Feb 1996 Apr 1996 3 Jul 1996 3 6
-1.01% Nov 2001 Dec 2001 2 Feb 2002 2 4
-1.00% Sep 2017 Feb 2018 6 Nov 2018 9 15
-0.88% Jan 2009 Feb 2009 2 Aug 2009 6 8
-0.84% Dec 2009 Dec 2009 1 Feb 2010 2 3
-0.84% Feb 1999 Feb 1999 1 Apr 1999 2 3
-0.78% Mar 2002 Mar 2002 1 Apr 2002 1 2
-0.77% Jul 2016 Nov 2016 5 Jul 2017 8 13
-0.63% Jul 2003 Aug 2003 2 Sep 2003 1 3
-0.58% Nov 2010 Mar 2011 5 Apr 2011 1 6
-0.57% Nov 2004 Mar 2005 5 May 2005 2 7
-0.54% Oct 2015 Dec 2015 3 Jan 2016 1 4
-0.52% Oct 2002 Nov 2002 2 Dec 2002 1 3
-0.42% May 1993 May 1993 1 Jun 1993 1 2
-0.40% May 2013 Jun 2013 2 Oct 2013 4 6
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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-4.08% Aug 2021 Jun 2022 11 in progress 11
-2.22% Feb 1994 Apr 1994 3 Jan 1995 9 12
-1.23% Oct 1992 Nov 1992 2 Jan 1993 2 4
-1.21% Apr 2008 May 2008 2 Sep 2008 4 6
-1.13% Apr 2004 May 2004 2 Oct 2004 5 7
-1.07% Apr 1987 May 1987 2 Jun 1987 1 3
-1.05% Feb 1996 Apr 1996 3 Jul 1996 3 6
-1.01% Nov 2001 Dec 2001 2 Feb 2002 2 4
-1.00% Sep 2017 Feb 2018 6 Nov 2018 9 15
-0.98% May 1984 May 1984 1 Jul 1984 2 3
-0.94% Aug 1989 Aug 1989 1 Oct 1989 2 3
-0.88% Jan 2009 Feb 2009 2 Aug 2009 6 8
-0.84% Dec 2009 Dec 2009 1 Feb 2010 2 3
-0.84% Feb 1999 Feb 1999 1 Apr 1999 2 3
-0.78% Mar 2002 Mar 2002 1 Apr 2002 1 2
-0.77% Jul 2016 Nov 2016 5 Jul 2017 8 13
-0.67% May 1983 Jul 1983 3 Sep 1983 2 5
-0.63% Jul 2003 Aug 2003 2 Sep 2003 1 3
-0.58% Nov 2010 Mar 2011 5 Apr 2011 1 6
-0.57% Nov 2004 Mar 2005 5 May 2005 2 7

Rolling Returns ( more details)

Betterment Robo Advisor 0 Portfolio: annualized rolling and average returns

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Rolling
Period
Return (*) Negative
Periods
Average (%) Best (%) Worst (%)
1 Year
5.05 20.85
Jul 1984 - Jun 1985
-3.94
May 2021 - Apr 2022
5.62%
2 Years
5.08 16.49
Jul 1984 - Jun 1986
-1.95
Jul 2020 - Jun 2022
2.00%
3 Years
5.01 13.92
Sep 1983 - Aug 1986
0.08
Jul 2019 - Jun 2022
0.00%
5 Years
4.87 10.85
Jul 1984 - Jun 1989
0.41
May 2013 - Apr 2018
0.00%
7 Years
4.84 10.50
Jun 1984 - May 1991
0.51
Oct 2011 - Sep 2018
0.00%
10 Years
4.80 9.88
Sep 1983 - Aug 1993
0.73
Jul 2012 - Jun 2022
0.00%
15 Years
4.83 8.47
Sep 1983 - Aug 1998
1.61
Jul 2007 - Jun 2022
0.00%
20 Years
4.82 7.95
Jan 1983 - Dec 2002
1.99
Jul 2002 - Jun 2022
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 Betterment Robo Advisor 0 Portfolio: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality

Betterment Robo Advisor 0 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 %
0.50
83%
0.26
68%
0.20
65%
0.33
80%
0.34
70%
0.47
78%
0.46
82%
0.48
82%
0.52
72%
0.48
74%
0.33
62%
0.43
74%
Best
Year
1.8
2008
1.6
1995
2.0
1986
1.8
1985
2.6
1985
2.1
1989
2.2
1984
1.7
1986
2.1
1983
2.8
1984
2.0
1984
1.8
1991
Worst
Year
-0.8
2022
-0.9
1994
-1.5
2022
-1.1
2004
-1.0
1984
-0.6
2022
-0.6
1983
-0.9
1989
-0.5
1987
-1.1
1992
-0.8
2001
-0.8
2009
Statistics calculated for the period Jan 1983 - Jun 2022

Monthly/Yearly Returns

Betterment Robo Advisor 0 Portfolio monthly and yearly returns: how is the distribution of the returns recorded so far?

MONTHLY RETURNS HISTOGRAM
351 Positive Months (74%) - 123 Negative Months (26%)
Jan 1983 - 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
-3.30 -7.06 -0.8 -0.5 -1.5 -0.6 0.6 -0.6
2021
-0.79 -7.36 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.1 -0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.4 -0.1 -0.2
2020
+3.37 +2.06 0.6 0.9 1.1 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.1
2019
+3.70 +1.41 0.3 0.1 0.7 0.2 0.8 0.5 0.0 0.9 -0.2 0.3 -0.1 0.2
2018
+1.44 -0.47 -0.3 -0.1 0.2 -0.2 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.4 -0.1 0.1 0.4 0.8
2017
+0.45 -1.64 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 -0.1 0.2 0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2 0.0
2016
+0.92 -1.10 0.7 0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.1 0.7 0.0 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.6 0.1
2015
+0.53 -0.11 0.7 -0.3 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 -0.1 0.3 -0.1 -0.3 -0.1
2014
+0.63 -0.02 0.3 0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.2 -0.1 -0.1 0.2 -0.1 0.3 0.1 -0.3
2013
+0.20 -1.29 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 -0.2 -0.2 0.2 -0.1 0.3 0.1 0.1 -0.2
2012
+0.55 -1.19 0.2 -0.1 -0.1 0.3 0.1 -0.1 0.3 0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.1 -0.1
2011
+1.74 -1.28 0.2 -0.1 -0.1 0.6 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.4 -0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1
2010
+2.60 +1.15 0.8 0.2 -0.3 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 -0.2 -0.2
2009
+0.59 -2.17 -0.6 -0.3 0.5 0.0 0.2 -0.1 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.6 -0.8
2008
+6.99 +7.02 1.8 1.0 0.2 -0.8 -0.4 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.5 1.7 1.1
2007
+7.05 +2.83 0.2 0.8 0.4 0.3 -0.1 0.4 0.9 0.9 0.6 0.5 1.7 0.2
2006
+4.11 +1.55 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.7 0.8 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.1
2005
+1.66 -1.62 0.0 -0.2 0.0 0.6 0.4 0.3 -0.4 0.7 -0.3 -0.1 0.4 0.4
2004
+0.95 -2.31 0.2 0.5 0.3 -1.1 -0.1 0.0 0.3 0.8 0.0 0.3 -0.6 0.3
2003
+2.62 +0.57 0.0 0.5 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.2 -0.6 -0.1 1.0 -0.4 0.0 1.0
2002
+7.46 +4.86 0.4 0.6 -0.8 1.4 0.7 0.7 1.3 0.9 1.2 0.0 -0.5 1.4
2001
+7.87 +6.16 1.3 0.8 0.8 0.0 0.5 0.4 1.4 0.8 1.5 1.1 -0.8 -0.2
2000
+8.70 +5.09 -0.1 0.7 0.7 0.1 0.3 1.3 0.7 0.9 0.9 0.5 1.2 1.4
1999
+2.14 -0.52 0.5 -0.8 0.7 0.3 -0.3 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.8 0.3 0.2 0.0
1998
+7.20 +5.51 1.1 -0.1 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.4 1.5 1.7 0.1 -0.1 0.3
1997
+6.60 +4.82 0.4 0.2 -0.2 0.9 0.7 0.7 1.2 0.0 0.8 0.8 0.2 0.7
1996
+4.47 +1.06 0.9 -0.7 -0.2 -0.2 0.1 0.9 0.3 0.3 1.0 1.3 0.9 -0.1
1995
+12.23 +9.46 1.5 1.6 0.6 1.0 2.0 0.6 0.3 0.6 0.6 0.9 1.0 0.8
1994
-0.40 -2.92 0.7 -0.9 -0.9 -0.5 0.1 0.2 0.9 0.3 -0.3 0.2 -0.5 0.2
1993
+6.46 +3.55 1.5 1.2 0.2 0.9 -0.4 0.9 0.0 1.1 0.4 0.1 -0.1 0.5
1992
+6.84 +3.76 -0.4 0.2 -0.2 1.0 1.2 1.3 1.5 1.2 1.1 -1.1 -0.1 1.1
1991
+11.81 +8.57 0.8 0.6 0.7 1.1 0.8 0.2 0.8 1.4 1.2 1.0 0.9 1.8
1990
+9.78 +3.32 -0.1 0.5 0.3 0.1 1.6 1.2 1.3 0.3 0.8 1.1 1.1 1.3
1989
+11.47 +6.53 0.8 0.0 0.4 1.7 1.5 2.1 1.7 -0.9 0.6 1.8 0.8 0.4
1988
+5.93 +1.45 1.6 0.8 0.1 0.1 -0.2 1.0 0.0 0.1 1.3 1.0 -0.3 0.2
1987
+4.72 +0.37 0.7 0.5 0.1 -1.1 0.0 1.1 0.3 0.1 -0.5 2.4 0.4 0.6
1986
+10.57 +9.27 0.7 1.3 2.0 0.7 -0.3 1.6 1.0 1.7 -0.3 0.8 0.6 0.3
1985
+14.05 +9.88 1.1 -0.5 1.3 1.8 2.6 1.2 0.1 0.8 0.9 1.1 1.2 1.6
1984
+14.05 +9.62 1.4 0.2 -0.1 0.4 -1.0 0.8 2.2 1.1 1.8 2.8 2.0 1.7
1983
+8.22 +4.27 0.7 1.4 -0.1 1.8 -0.3 0.3 -0.6 0.6 2.1 0.8 0.8 0.6

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:

  • SHY - iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond: simulated historical serie, up to December 2002
  • BSV - Vanguard Short-Term Bond: simulated historical serie, up to December 2007

Portfolio efficiency

Is the Betterment Robo Advisor 0 Portfolio actually efficient, compared to other Lazy Portfolios?

Overall Ratings

The Betterment Robo Advisor 0 Portfolio is classified as Low 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%
Low Risk
Portfolios
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25 Years Ann. Return
(Inflation Adjusted)
+2.88%
(+0.45%)
Poor : 1 / 5
Poor : 1 / 5
Standard Deviation
over 25 Years
1.67%
Excellent : 5 / 5
Excellent : 5 / 5
Maximum Drawdown
over 25 Years
-4.08%
Excellent : 5 / 5
Excellent : 5 / 5
Easy to manage 2 ETFs
Excellent : 4.5 / 5
Excellent : 4.5 / 5
Rating assigned considering all the Low Risk Portfolios Rating assigned considering all the Portfolios in the database

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Last update: Jul 05 2022, 02:00PM Eastern Time.
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