Data Source: from January 1972 to September 2021

Last Update: 30 September 2021

The US Stocks Portfolio is exposed for 100% on the Stock Market.

It's a Very High Risk portfolio and it can be replicated with 1 ETF.

In the last 10 years, the portfolio obtained a 16.6% compound annual return, with a 13.67% standard deviation.

In the last 25 years, a 9.79% compound annual return, with a 15.70% standard deviation.

In 2020, the portfolio granted a 1.71% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the US Stocks Portfolio: Dividend Yield page.

Asset Allocation and ETFs

The US Stocks Portfolio has the following asset allocation:

100% Stocks
0% Fixed Income
0% Commodities

The US Stocks Portfolio can be replicated with the following ETFs:

Weight Ticker ETF Name Investment Themes
100.00 % VTI Vanguard Total Stock Market Equity, U.S., Large Cap
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 US Stocks Portfolio guaranteed the following returns.

US STOCKS PORTFOLIO RETURNS (%)
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1M 3M 6M 1Y 3Y(*) 5Y(*) 10Y(*) 20Y(*) 25Y(*)
US Stocks Portfolio -4.46 -0.03 +8.10 +32.16 +16.05 +16.88 +16.60 +10.07 +9.79
Components
VTI
Vanguard Total Stock Market
-4.46 -0.03 +8.10 +32.16 +16.05 +16.88 +16.60 +10.07 +9.79
(*) 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 US Stocks Portfolio: Dividend Yield page.

Historical Returns

US Stocks Portfolio - Historical returns and stats.

US STOCKS PORTFOLIO
Last Update: 30 September 2021
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Period Returns
Sep 2021
Standard
Deviation *
Max
Drawdown
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
-4.46%
-4.46%
Sep 2021 - Sep 2021
0 - 1
3M
-0.03%
-4.46%
Sep 2021 - Sep 2021
2 - 1
6M
+8.10%
-4.46%
Sep 2021 - Sep 2021
5 - 1
YTD
+15.18%
-4.46%
Sep 2021 - Sep 2021
7 - 2
1Y
+32.16%
13.43%
-4.46%
Sep 2021 - Sep 2021
9 - 3
3Y
+16.05%
annualized
19.27%
-20.84%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
25 - 11
5Y
+16.88%
annualized
15.59%
-20.84%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
46 - 14
10Y
+16.60%
annualized
13.67%
-20.84%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
88 - 32
20Y
+10.07%
annualized
14.99%
-50.84%
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
162 - 78
25Y
+9.79%
annualized
15.70%
-50.84%
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
196 - 104
MAX
01 Jan 1972
+10.84%
annualized
15.55%
-50.84%
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
376 - 221
* Annualized St.Dev. of monthly returns

Similar portfolios, ordered by 5 Years annualized return.

These portfolios share asset allocation strategy and/or similar asset weights. Comparing their returns and drawdowns, you can get an idea of the risk you are facing implementing one of them.

5 Years Stats
% Allocation
Portfolio Return Drawdown Stocks Bonds Comm.
US Stocks
+16.88% -20.84% 100 0 0
US Stocks Momentum
+16.42% -18.89% 100 0 0 Compare
US Stocks ESG
+13.87% -19.14% 100 0 0 Compare

Best Classic Portfolios, with Very High Risk, ordered by 25 Years annualized return.

25 Years Stats
% Allocation
Portfolio Return Drawdown Stocks Bonds Comm.
Technology
+13.30% -81.08% 100 0 0 Compare
US Stocks
+9.79% -50.84% 100 0 0
Warren Buffett
+9.32% -45.53% 90 10 0 Compare
Aggressive Global Income
+9.18% -52.62% 80 20 0 Compare
Stocks/Bonds 80/20
+9.12% -41.09% 80 20 0 Compare

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Capital Growth

Time Range:

Drawdowns

Time Range:

Rolling Returns ( more details)

US Stocks Portfolio: annualized rolling and average returns

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Return (*) Negative
Periods
Rolling Period Average Best Worst
1 Year
+12.11% +66.73%
Jul 1982 - Jun 1983
-43.33%
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
20.99%
2 Years
+11.29% +39.52%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2011
-26.16%
Mar 2007 - Feb 2009
13.76%
3 Years
+11.25% +30.70%
Apr 1995 - Mar 1998
-16.22%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2003
12.46%
5 Years
+11.29% +27.25%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1987
-6.14%
Mar 2004 - Feb 2009
7.81%
7 Years
+11.29% +21.23%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1989
-2.98%
Mar 2002 - Feb 2009
1.17%
10 Years
+11.22% +18.89%
Oct 1990 - Sep 2000
-2.47%
Mar 1999 - Feb 2009
2.93%
15 Years
+11.03% +18.21%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1997
+4.37%
Sep 2000 - Aug 2015
0.00%
20 Years
+11.00% +17.30%
Apr 1980 - Mar 2000
+4.98%
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 US Stocks Portfolio: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality and Yearly/Monthly Returns

US Stocks Portfolio Seasonality: in which months is it better to invest?

In the table below, the average monthly return is represented.

Below each return, it's also mentioned the probability of obtaining a positive monthly result (Win %).

Both the Average Return and the Gain Frequency are useful to get an idea of what happened in the past.

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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 %
1.50
60%
0.62
62%
0.95
66%
1.81
72%
1.03
66%
0.77
60%
0.75
48%
0.45
60%
-0.57
52%
0.76
59%
1.98
76%
1.55
76%
Best
Year
14.1
1975
7.3
1998
8.3
2009
13.1
2020
8.8
1990
7.1
2019
7.8
1997
11.9
1982
9.5
2010
16.9
1974
11.8
2020
10.6
1991
Worst
Year
-8.1
2009
-10.5
2009
-13.9
2020
-5.2
2000
-7.9
2010
-8.1
2008
-8.3
2002
-15.7
1998
-11.1
1974
-22.3
1987
-12.1
1973
-9.2
2018
Statistics calculated for the period Jan 1972 - Sep 2021

For further information about the seasonality, check the Asset Class Seasonality page.

Monthly Returns of US Stocks Portfolio

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Months
Year Return Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2021
+15.18% -0.3 3.1 3.7 5.0 0.5 2.5 1.7 2.9 -4.5
2020
+21.03% -0.1 -8.0 -13.9 13.1 5.4 2.3 5.7 7.1 -3.5 -2.0 11.8 4.7
2019
+30.67% 8.5 3.6 1.4 3.9 -6.5 7.1 1.4 -2.1 1.8 2.1 3.8 2.8
2018
-5.21% 5.2 -3.8 -2.0 0.5 2.7 0.7 3.3 3.4 0.2 -7.4 2.0 -9.2
2017
+21.21% 1.9 3.7 0.1 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.9 0.2 2.4 2.2 3.0 1.2
2016
+12.83% -5.7 0.0 7.1 0.7 1.7 0.3 4.0 0.2 0.2 -2.2 4.5 2.0
2015
+0.36% -2.7 5.7 -1.2 0.6 1.3 -1.7 1.7 -6.1 -2.9 7.9 0.6 -2.1
2014
+12.54% -3.2 4.9 0.5 0.1 2.1 2.6 -2.0 4.2 -2.1 2.8 2.5 0.0
2013
+33.45% 5.4 1.3 4.0 1.6 2.4 -1.4 5.8 -3.0 3.9 4.3 2.7 2.7
2012
+16.45% 5.1 4.2 3.1 -0.6 -6.2 4.1 0.9 2.7 2.5 -1.8 0.8 1.3
2011
+0.97% 2.1 3.7 0.4 2.9 -1.1 -1.8 -2.3 -6.1 -7.6 11.4 -0.4 1.0
2010
+17.42% -3.6 3.4 6.4 2.2 -7.9 -5.8 7.0 -4.7 9.5 4.0 0.5 7.0
2009
+28.89% -8.1 -10.5 8.3 11.0 5.5 0.4 7.7 3.7 4.1 -2.6 5.7 2.9
2008
-36.98% -6.2 -2.5 -0.9 4.9 2.0 -8.1 -0.6 1.5 -9.2 -17.5 -8.0 1.8
2007
+5.37% 1.9 -1.6 1.1 4.0 3.7 -1.8 -3.5 1.5 3.9 1.8 -4.5 -0.7
2006
+15.69% 3.2 0.2 2.1 1.0 -3.2 0.1 -0.1 2.3 2.3 3.5 2.3 1.2
2005
+6.31% -2.5 2.1 -1.9 -2.2 3.9 0.8 4.4 -1.1 0.8 -2.4 4.6 0.0
2004
+12.79% 2.6 1.4 -1.0 -2.2 1.5 2.0 -3.6 0.1 1.7 1.8 4.7 3.4
2003
+30.75% -2.8 -1.5 0.8 8.6 5.8 1.6 2.3 2.4 -1.1 6.1 1.5 4.0
2002
-20.47% -0.9 -1.8 3.7 -4.5 -1.4 -6.9 -8.3 0.8 -10.1 7.5 6.0 -5.1
2001
-10.97% 3.8 -9.4 -6.7 8.2 1.0 -1.6 -1.7 -6.0 -9.0 2.5 7.6 1.8
2000
-10.57% -4.2 2.5 5.7 -5.2 -3.4 4.4 -2.0 7.3 -4.7 -2.0 -9.9 1.8
1999
+23.81% 3.7 -3.7 3.9 4.7 -2.0 5.2 -3.2 -0.9 -2.4 6.3 3.4 7.6
1998
+23.26% 0.4 7.3 5.1 1.1 -2.7 3.5 -2.3 -15.7 6.7 7.5 6.2 6.5
1997
+30.99% 5.5 -0.1 -4.5 4.5 7.1 4.4 7.8 -3.7 5.8 -3.4 3.3 1.7
1996
+20.96% 2.7 1.6 1.1 2.4 2.7 -0.8 -5.4 3.1 5.4 1.4 6.8 -1.3
1995
+35.79% 2.2 4.0 2.7 2.5 3.5 3.0 4.0 1.1 3.6 -1.2 4.2 1.5
1994
-0.17% 3.1 -2.2 -4.4 0.9 1.0 -2.7 3.1 4.4 -1.9 1.6 -3.7 1.2
1993
+10.62% 1.0 0.5 2.5 -2.8 3.0 0.6 -0.3 3.9 0.0 1.6 -1.6 1.9
1992
+9.11% 0.0 1.3 -2.4 1.4 0.5 -1.9 3.9 -2.1 1.1 1.2 4.2 1.8
1991
+32.39% 5.0 6.9 2.9 0.4 4.0 -4.5 4.8 2.7 -1.2 1.7 -3.8 10.6
1990
-6.08% -7.0 1.6 2.5 -2.8 8.8 -0.5 -1.1 -9.0 -5.2 -1.2 6.4 3.0
1989
+28.12% 6.6 -1.8 2.1 4.8 3.9 -0.2 7.6 2.3 -0.2 -2.8 1.6 1.8
1988
+17.32% 4.4 5.2 -1.4 1.1 -0.1 4.9 -0.6 -2.8 3.7 1.7 -1.6 2.0
1987
+2.61% 12.9 4.8 2.3 -1.5 0.5 4.2 4.6 3.8 -2.1 -22.3 -7.2 7.3
1986
+14.57% 0.8 7.1 5.8 -0.8 4.9 1.3 -5.9 6.4 -7.9 4.8 1.4 -2.9
1985
+31.27% 9.1 1.8 -0.4 -0.2 5.5 1.7 0.0 -0.7 -4.1 4.4 6.8 4.2
1984
+2.19% -1.5 -4.0 1.3 0.3 -5.3 2.3 -2.1 11.1 0.0 0.0 -1.3 2.3
1983
+22.66% 4.1 3.0 3.5 7.4 1.3 3.8 -3.2 0.4 1.7 -2.8 3.0 -1.0
1982
+20.50% -2.7 -5.1 -1.0 4.4 -2.8 -2.4 -2.0 11.9 1.7 11.8 5.1 1.5
1981
-4.15% -4.1 1.6 4.6 -1.2 1.4 -1.0 -0.3 -5.6 -6.4 6.0 4.6 -2.8
1980
+33.15% 6.5 0.2 -12.0 5.2 6.0 3.7 6.9 2.3 2.9 2.1 10.6 -3.5
1979
+24.25% 4.9 -2.7 6.6 0.8 -1.4 4.6 1.5 6.5 0.2 -7.2 6.4 2.8
1978
+8.45% -5.6 -1.0 3.4 8.3 2.3 -1.1 5.7 4.2 -0.7 -11.0 3.5 1.7
1977
-3.36% -3.7 -1.6 -1.0 0.5 -1.1 5.2 -1.3 -1.4 0.1 -4.0 4.5 0.8
1976
+26.47% 12.6 0.6 2.7 -1.0 -0.9 4.5 -0.7 -0.2 2.5 -2.1 0.4 6.1
1975
+37.82% 14.1 5.9 3.1 4.8 5.6 5.2 -6.1 -2.3 -3.8 5.7 3.1 -1.1
1974
-27.81% 0.3 0.3 -2.3 -4.6 -4.1 -2.2 -7.1 -8.7 -11.1 16.9 -4.1 -2.7
1973
-18.18% -2.7 -4.4 -0.7 -5.1 -2.3 -0.8 5.7 -2.9 5.4 0.0 -12.1 1.3
1972
+17.62% 2.8 3.2 0.9 0.6 1.7 -2.1 -0.4 3.7 -0.7 0.9 5.0 1.2

* Note:
Portofolio Returns, up to December 2001, 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
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