Data Source: from January 1992 to June 2022
Consolidated Returns as of 30 June 2022
Live Update: Jul 05 2022, 03:00PM Eastern Time
PORTFOLIO • LIVE PERFORMANCE (USD currency)
1.20%
1 Day
Jul 05 2022, 03:00PM Eastern Time
0.58%
Current Month
July 2022

The Betterment Robo Advisor 90 Portfolio is a Very High Risk portfolio and can be implemented with 11 ETFs.

It's exposed for 90.1% on the Stock Market.

In the last 30 Years, the Betterment Robo Advisor 90 Portfolio obtained a 8.49% compound annual return, with a 14.05% standard deviation.

Asset Allocation and ETFs

The Betterment Robo Advisor 90 Portfolio has the following asset allocation:

90.1% Stocks
9.9% Fixed Income
0% Commodities

The Betterment Robo Advisor 90 Portfolio can be implemented with the following ETFs:

Weight Ticker ETF Name Investment Themes
30.90 % VTI Vanguard Total Stock Market Equity, U.S., Large Cap
24.60 % VEA Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets Equity, EAFE, Large Cap
14.00 % EEM iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Equity, Emerging Markets, Large Cap
8.20 % VTV Vanguard Value Equity, U.S., Large Cap, Value
6.70 % VOE Vanguard Mid-Cap Value Equity, U.S., Mid Cap
5.70 % IJS iShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Value Equity, U.S., Small Cap, Value
3.50 % BND Vanguard Total Bond Market Bond, U.S., All-Term
2.90 % BNDX Vanguard Total International Bond Bond, Developed Markets, All-Term
1.70 % EMB iShares JP Morgan USD Em Mkts Bd Bond, Emerging Markets, All-Term
1.20 % TIP iShares TIPS Bond Bond, U.S., All-Term
0.60 % BIL SPDR Blmbg Barclays 1-3 Mth T-Bill Bond, U.S., Ultra 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 90 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.
BETTERMENT ROBO ADVISOR 90 PORTFOLIO RETURNS
Consolidated returns as of 30 June 2022
Live Update: Jul 05 2022, 03:00PM 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(*)
Betterment Robo Advisor 90 Portfolio -1.20 -0.58 -7.64 -17.20 -14.64 6.04 8.39 8.49
US Inflation Adjusted return -7.64 -20.42 -20.65 2.35 5.79 5.88
Components
VTI
Vanguard Total Stock Market
-0.20 02:59PM
Jul 05 2022
0.85 -8.23 -21.32 -14.17 10.53 12.52 9.81
VEA
Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets
-2.57 03:00PM
Jul 05 2022
-2.35 -9.19 -18.92 -18.07 2.71 5.87 5.27
EEM
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets
-1.28 03:00PM
Jul 05 2022
-1.90 -5.14 -17.20 -25.55 1.56 2.33 6.09
VTV
Vanguard Value
-1.70 02:59PM
Jul 05 2022
-0.71 -7.89 -9.29 -1.75 9.23 11.77 9.47
VOE
Vanguard Mid-Cap Value
-1.49 02:59PM
Jul 05 2022
-0.19 -10.53 -13.05 -6.05 7.10 11.30 10.92
IJS
iShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Value
-1.26 03:00PM
Jul 05 2022
-0.17 -8.96 -14.31 -14.23 6.57 10.79 11.03
BND
Vanguard Total Bond Market
0.23 02:59PM
Jul 05 2022
1.03 -1.66 -10.35 -10.42 0.84 1.40 4.63
BNDX
Vanguard Total International Bond
-0.13 02:59PM
Jul 05 2022
0.50 -1.72 -9.84 -10.00 0.81 2.34 5.36
EMB
iShares JP Morgan USD Em Mkts Bd
-0.79 02:59PM
Jul 05 2022
0.60 -6.15 -20.28 -20.94 -1.34 1.59 9.35
TIP
iShares TIPS Bond
-0.30 02:59PM
Jul 05 2022
1.31 -3.11 -9.04 -5.27 3.04 1.57 5.80
BIL
SPDR Blmbg Barclays 1-3 Mth T-Bill
0.00 02:59PM
Jul 05 2022
-0.01 0.08 0.12 0.08 0.92 0.47 2.19
(*) 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 90 Portfolio granted a 2.36% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the Betterment Robo Advisor 90 Portfolio: Dividend Yield page.

Historical Returns as of Jun 30, 2022

Historical returns and stats of Betterment Robo Advisor 90 Portfolio. Total Returns and Inflation Adjusted Returns are both mentioned.

BETTERMENT ROBO ADVISOR 90 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
-7.64
-7.64
-7.64
Jun 2022 - Jun 2022
0 - 1
3M
-13.11
-14.23
-13.11
Apr 2022 - Jun 2022
1 - 2
6M
-17.20
-20.42
-17.20
Jan 2022 - Jun 2022
2 - 4
YTD
-17.20
-20.42
-17.20
Jan 2022 - Jun 2022
2 - 4
1Y
-14.64
-20.65
12.63
-17.20
Jan 2022 - Jun 2022
5 - 7
42% pos
3Y(*)
5.29
0.74
16.46
-22.15
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
22 - 14
61% pos
5Y(*)
6.04
2.35
15.00
-22.15
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
39 - 21
65% pos
10Y(*)
8.39
5.79
12.39
-22.15
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
80 - 40
67% pos
15Y(*)
5.48
3.11
15.48
-50.07
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
110 - 70
61% pos
20Y(*)
8.00
5.42
14.63
-50.07
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
153 - 87
64% pos
25Y(*)
7.03
4.50
14.83
-50.07
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
184 - 116
61% pos
30Y(*)
8.49
5.88
14.05
-50.07
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
226 - 134
63% pos
MAX(*)
01 Jan 1992
8.30
5.68
14.00
-50.07
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
229 - 137
63% 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$, since July 1992, now would be worth 11541.85$, with a total return of 1054.18% (8.49% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 5547.71$, with a net total return of 454.77% (5.88% annualized).
An investment of 1000$, since January 1992, now would be worth 11375.66$, with a total return of 1037.57% (8.30% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 5393.68$, with a net total return of 439.37% (5.68% annualized).

Drawdowns

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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-50.07% Nov 2007 Feb 2009 16 Dec 2012 46 62
-32.03% Apr 2000 Sep 2002 30 Jan 2004 16 46
-22.15% Jan 2020 Mar 2020 3 Nov 2020 8 11
-18.63% May 1998 Aug 1998 4 Jan 1999 5 9
-17.20% Jan 2022 Jun 2022 6 in progress 6
-13.38% Feb 2018 Dec 2018 11 Oct 2019 10 21
-12.25% May 2015 Feb 2016 10 Aug 2016 6 16
-8.05% Feb 1994 Mar 1994 2 May 1995 14 16
-5.90% Aug 1997 Oct 1997 3 Feb 1998 4 7
-4.61% Jan 2000 Jan 2000 1 Mar 2000 2 3
-4.52% Jun 1996 Jul 1996 2 Sep 1996 2 4
-4.48% Mar 2005 Apr 2005 2 Jul 2005 3 5
-4.18% May 2006 May 2006 1 Oct 2006 5 6
-4.04% Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 Feb 2014 1 2
-3.89% Nov 1993 Nov 1993 1 Dec 1993 1 2
-3.67% Mar 2004 Apr 2004 2 Sep 2004 5 7
-3.56% Sep 2021 Sep 2021 1 Oct 2021 1 2
-3.51% Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 Feb 2015 5 6
-3.19% Jun 2007 Jul 2007 2 Sep 2007 2 4
-3.14% Oct 2005 Oct 2005 1 Nov 2005 1 2
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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-50.07% Nov 2007 Feb 2009 16 Dec 2012 46 62
-32.03% Apr 2000 Sep 2002 30 Jan 2004 16 46
-22.15% Jan 2020 Mar 2020 3 Nov 2020 8 11
-18.63% May 1998 Aug 1998 4 Jan 1999 5 9
-17.20% Jan 2022 Jun 2022 6 in progress 6
-13.38% Feb 2018 Dec 2018 11 Oct 2019 10 21
-12.25% May 2015 Feb 2016 10 Aug 2016 6 16
-8.05% Feb 1994 Mar 1994 2 May 1995 14 16
-5.90% Aug 1997 Oct 1997 3 Feb 1998 4 7
-4.61% Jan 2000 Jan 2000 1 Mar 2000 2 3
-4.52% Jun 1996 Jul 1996 2 Sep 1996 2 4
-4.48% Mar 2005 Apr 2005 2 Jul 2005 3 5
-4.18% May 2006 May 2006 1 Oct 2006 5 6
-4.04% Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 Feb 2014 1 2
-4.00% Jun 1992 Jun 1992 1 Dec 1992 6 7
-3.89% Nov 1993 Nov 1993 1 Dec 1993 1 2
-3.67% Mar 2004 Apr 2004 2 Sep 2004 5 7
-3.56% Sep 2021 Sep 2021 1 Oct 2021 1 2
-3.51% Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 Feb 2015 5 6
-3.21% Feb 1992 Mar 1992 2 May 1992 2 4

Rolling Returns ( more details)

Betterment Robo Advisor 90 Portfolio: annualized rolling and average returns

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Rolling
Period
Return (*) Negative
Periods
Average (%) Best (%) Worst (%)
1 Year
10.18 58.27
Mar 2009 - Feb 2010
-42.94
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
23.38%
2 Years
9.35 38.42
Mar 2009 - Feb 2011
-24.07
Mar 2007 - Feb 2009
15.45%
3 Years
8.85 26.29
Apr 2003 - Mar 2006
-12.87
Mar 2006 - Feb 2009
13.29%
5 Years
8.58 20.84
Oct 2002 - Sep 2007
-2.57
Mar 2004 - Feb 2009
3.26%
7 Years
8.18 16.33
Jan 1993 - Dec 1999
1.15
Mar 2002 - Feb 2009
0.00%
10 Years
7.90 13.18
Mar 2009 - Feb 2019
1.70
Mar 1999 - Feb 2009
0.00%
15 Years
7.79 12.02
Nov 1992 - Oct 2007
4.74
Mar 1994 - Feb 2009
0.00%
20 Years
7.86 9.20
Nov 2001 - Oct 2021
5.16
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 Betterment Robo Advisor 90 Portfolio: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality

Betterment Robo Advisor 90 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 %
0.21
55%
0.14
58%
0.90
65%
2.19
81%
0.50
65%
-0.06
52%
0.94
57%
-0.24
60%
-0.14
53%
1.05
63%
1.46
70%
2.06
73%
Best
Year
8.0
2019
7.0
1998
8.8
2009
11.6
2009
8.3
2009
6.2
2019
8.8
2009
4.7
2020
8.7
2010
10.6
2011
11.4
2020
7.5
1999
Worst
Year
-9.7
2009
-9.3
2009
-14.6
2020
-6.8
2022
-8.1
2010
-7.9
2008
-8.7
2002
-14.8
1998
-9.6
2001
-18.2
2008
-6.5
2008
-6.9
2018
Statistics calculated for the period Jan 1992 - Jun 2022

Monthly/Yearly Returns

Betterment Robo Advisor 90 Portfolio monthly and yearly returns: how is the distribution of the returns recorded so far?

MONTHLY RETURNS HISTOGRAM
229 Positive Months (63%) - 137 Negative Months (37%)
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
-17.20 -20.42 -3.5 -2.2 1.0 -6.8 0.9 -7.6
2021
+16.04 +8.35 0.4 3.1 3.0 3.3 1.9 0.4 -0.3 2.0 -3.6 4.0 -2.7 3.8
2020
+12.42 +11.00 -2.1 -6.9 -14.6 9.4 4.2 2.7 4.6 4.7 -2.3 -1.3 11.4 4.9
2019
+23.85 +21.11 8.0 2.2 0.7 3.0 -5.8 6.2 -0.1 -2.2 2.4 2.3 2.2 3.4
2018
-9.42 -11.12 4.6 -4.3 -0.7 0.1 0.5 -0.7 2.9 0.6 0.0 -7.2 1.9 -6.9
2017
+21.88 +19.34 2.5 2.3 1.2 1.3 1.5 0.9 2.5 0.3 2.2 1.9 1.8 1.6
2016
+10.80 +8.57 -4.9 -0.5 7.5 1.2 0.1 0.6 3.9 0.5 0.9 -1.9 1.8 1.7
2015
-2.80 -3.42 -1.4 5.0 -0.9 2.1 -0.1 -2.1 0.1 -6.0 -3.0 6.4 -0.1 -2.3
2014
+4.90 +4.22 -4.0 4.5 1.0 0.6 1.9 2.0 -1.6 2.7 -3.5 1.9 1.1 -1.2
2013
+22.35 +20.52 3.8 0.2 2.3 2.4 -0.2 -2.2 4.6 -2.5 5.0 3.7 1.8 1.8
2012
+16.43 +14.42 5.7 4.0 1.1 -1.2 -7.5 4.6 0.6 2.3 2.8 -0.5 1.3 2.9
2011
-4.58 -7.41 1.0 2.9 0.6 3.4 -1.6 -1.5 -2.0 -6.5 -9.2 10.6 -0.9 -0.1
2010
+14.53 +12.90 -3.9 2.3 6.1 0.9 -8.1 -3.7 7.9 -3.7 8.7 3.4 -1.5 6.8
2009
+31.75 +28.14 -9.7 -9.3 8.8 11.6 8.3 -0.7 8.8 3.1 5.0 -2.9 5.2 2.4
2008
-35.20 -35.18 -5.7 -1.5 -0.8 4.9 1.7 -7.9 -1.7 -0.7 -9.3 -18.2 -6.5 5.5
2007
+9.10 +4.80 1.3 -0.9 2.0 3.4 3.2 -0.6 -2.6 0.7 4.8 3.8 -4.6 -1.3
2006
+20.04 +17.09 5.6 -0.5 2.3 2.8 -4.2 0.0 0.6 2.2 1.0 3.9 3.0 2.1
2005
+12.34 +8.71 -1.8 3.7 -2.7 -1.8 2.6 1.7 4.1 0.6 2.9 -3.1 3.6 2.4
2004
+17.30 +13.51 2.0 2.2 0.0 -3.7 1.1 2.2 -3.0 1.0 2.8 2.2 6.0 3.6
2003
+35.45 +32.74 -2.4 -2.0 -0.5 8.2 6.2 2.2 2.7 3.0 0.4 6.2 1.8 5.5
2002
-13.60 -15.69 -1.2 0.1 4.4 -1.3 -0.3 -5.5 -8.7 0.8 -9.3 5.6 5.3 -3.2
2001
-8.35 -9.79 3.7 -6.6 -5.8 6.9 0.2 -2.0 -2.0 -3.1 -9.6 2.9 5.7 2.7
2000
-6.41 -9.52 -4.6 1.5 4.5 -3.9 -2.4 2.7 -1.7 4.2 -3.2 -1.6 -5.8 4.4
1999
+27.16 +23.84 1.0 -2.3 4.7 6.9 -2.4 4.7 -1.3 -0.7 -1.0 4.1 3.7 7.5
1998
+10.74 +8.99 -0.2 7.0 3.9 0.6 -3.0 0.0 -1.4 -14.8 4.1 8.0 5.0 3.3
1997
+14.35 +12.45 2.2 1.0 -2.9 2.0 6.3 4.1 4.6 -5.0 5.1 -5.7 1.2 1.5
1996
+15.14 +11.37 2.8 0.4 1.5 2.5 1.1 -0.2 -4.4 2.3 3.5 0.6 5.0 -0.8
1995
+21.12 +18.13 -1.3 1.1 2.7 3.2 2.8 1.0 3.9 -0.1 2.3 -1.9 3.3 2.5
1994
-1.23 -3.73 5.2 -3.2 -5.0 2.2 0.6 -1.1 2.5 3.7 -2.5 1.6 -4.6 -0.1
1993
+29.97 +26.42 3.2 1.8 5.5 2.0 1.3 1.5 2.4 4.5 -0.9 3.2 -3.9 6.3
1992
+2.72 -0.24 0.1 -0.5 -2.8 1.6 4.4 -4.0 2.5 -0.7 -0.6 -0.5 2.4 1.1

Portofolio Returns, up to December 2013, 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
  • VEA - Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets: simulated historical serie, up to December 2007
  • EEM - iShares MSCI Emerging Markets: simulated historical serie, up to December 2003
  • VTV - Vanguard Value: simulated historical serie, up to December 2004
  • VOE - Vanguard Mid-Cap Value: simulated historical serie, up to December 2006
  • IJS - iShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Value: simulated historical serie, up to December 2000
  • BND - Vanguard Total Bond Market: simulated historical serie, up to December 2007
  • BNDX - Vanguard Total International Bond: simulated historical serie, up to December 2013
  • EMB - iShares JP Morgan USD Em Mkts Bd: simulated historical serie, up to December 2007
  • TIP - iShares TIPS Bond: simulated historical serie, up to December 2003
  • BIL - SPDR Blmbg Barclays 1-3 Mth T-Bill: simulated historical serie, up to December 2007

Portfolio efficiency

Is the Betterment Robo Advisor 90 Portfolio actually efficient, compared to other Lazy Portfolios?

Overall Ratings

The Betterment Robo Advisor 90 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
Portfolios
All
Portfolios
25 Years Ann. Return
(Inflation Adjusted)
+7.03%
(+4.50%)
Poor : 1 / 5
Average : 2.9 / 5
Standard Deviation
over 25 Years
14.83%
Good : 3.6 / 5
Average : 2.2 / 5
Maximum Drawdown
over 25 Years
-50.07%
Good : 3.6 / 5
Bad : 1.7 / 5
Easy to manage 11 ETFs
Poor : 1 / 5
Poor : 1 / 5
Rating assigned considering all the Very High Risk Portfolios Rating assigned considering all the Portfolios in the database

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Jul 2022 return refers to period 01-05 July 2022.
Last update: Jul 05 2022, 03:00PM Eastern Time.
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