Data Source: from April 1968 to August 2022
Consolidated Returns as of 31 Aug 2022
Category: Commodities
ETF: Aberdeen Standard Platinum Shares ETF (PPLT)

In the last 30 Years, the Aberdeen Standard Platinum Shares ETF (PPLT) ETF obtained a 2.64% compound annual return, with a 20.91% standard deviation.

The ETF is related to the following investment themes:

  • Asset Class: Commodity
  • Commodity: Platinum

Historical Returns as of Aug 31, 2022

Historical returns and stats of Aberdeen Standard Platinum Shares ETF (PPLT) ETF. Total Returns and Inflation Adjusted Returns are both mentioned.

ABERDEEN STANDARD PLATINUM SHARES ETF (PPLT) ETF
Consolidated returns as of 31 Aug 2022
Data Source: from April 1968 to August 2022
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Period Return (%)
as of Aug 2022
Return (%)
Infl.Adj.
Standard
Deviation (%)
Max
Drawdown (%)
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
Aug 2022
-5.73
-5.70
-5.73
Aug 2022 - Aug 2022
0 - 1
3M
-13.04
-14.18
-13.04
Jun 2022 - Aug 2022
0 - 3
6M
-19.49
-22.87
-19.49
Mar 2022 - Aug 2022
1 - 5
YTD
-12.95
-18.05
-19.49
Mar 2022 - Aug 2022
3 - 5
1Y
-17.42
-23.72
17.31
-19.49
Mar 2022 - Aug 2022
5 - 7
42% pos
3Y(*)
-3.85
-8.34
23.26
-30.16
May 2021 - Aug 2022
16 - 20
44% pos
5Y(*)
-3.88
-7.42
21.09
-30.16
May 2021 - Aug 2022
28 - 32
47% pos
10Y(*)
-6.39
-8.72
20.66
-58.82
Feb 2013 - Mar 2020
55 - 65
46% pos
15Y(*)
-3.13
-5.39
24.47
-68.49
Mar 2008 - Mar 2020
92 - 88
51% pos
20Y(*)
1.68
-0.80
22.68
-68.49
Mar 2008 - Mar 2020
130 - 110
54% pos
25Y(*)
2.68
0.20
22.02
-68.49
Mar 2008 - Mar 2020
163 - 137
54% pos
30Y(*)
2.64
0.13
20.91
-68.49
Mar 2008 - Mar 2020
193 - 167
54% pos
MAX(*)
01 Apr 1968
2.25
-1.72
26.48
-72.72
Mar 1980 - Feb 1985
328 - 325
50% pos
(*) Returns over 1 year are annualized

US Inflation is updated to Aug 2022. Current inflation (annualized) is 1Y: 8.26% , 5Y: 3.82% , 10Y: 2.54% , 30Y: 2.51%

ETF Returns, up to December 2010, are simulated. They have been calculated using the historical series of equivalent ETFs / Assets.

Correlations as of Aug 31, 2022

Monthly correlations of Aberdeen Standard Platinum Shares ETF (PPLT) ETF vs the main Asset Classes, over different timeframes.

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ABERDEEN STANDARD PLATINUM SHARES ETF (PPLT) ETF
Monthly correlations as of 31 Aug 2022
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Correlation vs PPLT
 
Asset Class 1 Year 5 Years 10 Years 30 Years Since
Jan 1992
US Total Stock Market
VTI
0.39
0.58
0.44
0.28
0.28
US Large Cap
SPY
0.41
0.58
0.44
0.28
0.28
US Small Cap
IJR
0.44
0.56
0.37
0.22
0.23
US REITs
VNQ
0.26
0.41
0.31
0.19
0.19
US Technology
QQQ
0.23
0.47
0.36
0.18
0.18
Preferred Stocks
PFF
0.41
0.52
0.42
0.24
0.24
EAFE Stocks
EFA
0.61
0.65
0.47
0.37
0.36
World All Countries
VT
0.49
0.63
0.49
0.37
0.37
Emerging Markets
EEM
0.76
0.60
0.49
0.37
0.36
Europe
VGK
0.64
0.67
0.49
0.35
0.35
Pacific
VPL
0.50
0.59
0.42
0.34
0.33
Latin America
FLLA
0.46
0.57
0.50
0.41
0.41
US Total Bond Market
BND
0.37
0.18
0.21
0.09
0.09
Long Term Treasuries
TLT
0.20
-0.17
-0.02
-0.10
-0.09
US Cash
BIL
-0.37
-0.19
-0.04
0.01
0.01
TIPS
TIP
0.35
0.23
0.28
0.24
0.24
Investment Grade Bonds
LQD
0.39
0.37
0.33
0.22
0.22
High Yield Bonds
HYG
0.47
0.56
0.49
0.31
0.31
International Bond Market
BNDX
0.23
0.19
0.17
0.12
0.12
Emerging Market Bonds
EMB
0.41
0.54
0.43
0.29
0.29
Gold
GLD
0.32
0.38
0.57
0.56
0.56
Commodities
DBC
0.59
0.56
0.48
0.42
0.42

Capital Growth as of Aug 31, 2022

An investment of 1000$, since September 1992, now would be worth 2183.30$, with a total return of 118.33% (2.64% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 1038.68$, with a net total return of 3.87% (0.13% annualized).
An investment of 1000$, since April 1968, now would be worth 3363.78$, with a total return of 236.38% (2.25% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 389.56$, with a net total return of -61.04% (-1.72% annualized).

Drawdowns

Worst drawdowns since September 1992.

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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-68.49% Mar 2008 Mar 2020 145 in progress 29 174
-31.97% Mar 2001 Oct 2001 8 Jan 2003 15 23
-24.68% May 1995 Oct 1998 42 Jan 2000 15 57
-13.62% Jun 2006 Oct 2006 5 Apr 2007 6 11
-12.92% Aug 1993 Sep 1993 2 Mar 1994 6 8
-12.87% Apr 2004 Jun 2004 3 Sep 2005 15 18
-10.57% Mar 2003 Apr 2003 2 Jul 2003 3 5
-6.40% Apr 1994 Apr 1994 1 Mar 1995 11 12
-5.46% Oct 1992 Feb 1993 5 Apr 1993 2 7
-2.76% Feb 2000 Feb 2000 1 Mar 2000 1 2
-2.73% Jun 1993 Jun 1993 1 Jul 1993 1 2
-2.69% Feb 2006 Feb 2006 1 Apr 2006 2 3
-2.03% Sep 2000 Sep 2000 1 Nov 2000 2 3
-1.85% May 2007 Aug 2007 4 Sep 2007 1 5
-1.48% Jan 2001 Jan 2001 1 Feb 2001 1 2
-1.12% Dec 2005 Dec 2005 1 Jan 2006 1 2
-0.56% Sep 2003 Sep 2003 1 Oct 2003 1 2
-0.21% Nov 2007 Nov 2007 1 Dec 2007 1 2

Worst drawdowns since April 1968.

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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-72.72% Mar 1980 Feb 1985 60 Sep 2005 247 307
-68.49% Mar 2008 Mar 2020 145 in progress 29 174
-62.40% Jul 1968 Feb 1972 44 Feb 1974 24 68
-50.57% Mar 1974 Feb 1976 24 Sep 1978 31 55
-15.42% Oct 1979 Oct 1979 1 Dec 1979 2 3
-14.89% Jun 1979 Jul 1979 2 Sep 1979 2 4
-14.82% Nov 1978 Nov 1978 1 Jan 1979 2 3
-13.62% Jun 2006 Oct 2006 5 Apr 2007 6 11
-6.95% Mar 1979 Mar 1979 1 May 1979 2 3
-2.69% Feb 2006 Feb 2006 1 Apr 2006 2 3
-1.85% May 2007 Aug 2007 4 Sep 2007 1 5
-1.12% Dec 2005 Dec 2005 1 Jan 2006 1 2
-0.21% Nov 2007 Nov 2007 1 Dec 2007 1 2

Rolling Returns ( more details)

Aberdeen Standard Platinum Shares ETF (PPLT) ETF: annualized rolling and average returns

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Rolling
Period
Return (*) Negative
Periods
Average (%) Best (%) Worst (%)
1 Year
6.02 121.92
Mar 1979 - Feb 1980
-50.62
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
48.13%
2 Years
4.74 99.88
Mar 1978 - Feb 1980
-38.83
Mar 1980 - Feb 1982
49.37%
3 Years
4.25 76.09
Mar 1977 - Feb 1980
-26.28
Feb 1969 - Jan 1972
45.95%
5 Years
4.09 42.88
Mar 1975 - Feb 1980
-22.88
Mar 1980 - Feb 1985
36.20%
7 Years
4.00 28.99
Feb 1973 - Jan 1980
-12.00
Sep 2011 - Aug 2018
37.72%
10 Years
4.42 19.06
Jul 1998 - Jun 2008
-8.86
Jul 2008 - Jun 2018
33.33%
15 Years
4.32 12.99
Mar 1993 - Feb 2008
-5.24
Mar 1980 - Feb 1995
21.73%
20 Years
4.25 8.86
Sep 1991 - Aug 2011
-3.24
Mar 1980 - Feb 2000
6.04%
(*) Annualized rolling and average returns over full calendar month periods

If you need a deeper detail about rolling returns, please refer to the Aberdeen Standard Platinum Shares ETF (PPLT) ETF: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality

Aberdeen Standard Platinum Shares ETF (PPLT) ETF: 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 %
2.72
63%
3.09
61%
-0.99
44%
-0.41
44%
0.98
58%
-0.53
36%
0.55
56%
0.41
45%
-1.05
41%
-0.31
48%
0.80
54%
0.46
52%
Best
Year
27.0
1983
44.7
1974
16.7
1988
15.7
1976
20.6
1978
29.8
1972
11.3
2016
34.8
1986
33.9
1979
32.7
1978
14.0
2020
27.0
1979
Worst
Year
-23.5
1981
-20.5
1983
-36.5
1980
-21.4
1969
-11.5
1974
-11.7
1969
-15.0
2001
-15.7
2008
-32.3
2008
-18.7
2008
-16.6
1986
-13.6
1988
Statistics calculated for the period Apr 1968 - Aug 2022

Monthly/Yearly Returns

Aberdeen Standard Platinum Shares ETF (PPLT) ETF monthly and yearly returns: how is the distribution of the returns recorded so far?

MONTHLY RETURNS HISTOGRAM
328 Positive Months (50%) - 325 Negative Months (50%)
Apr 1968 - Aug 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
-12.95 -18.05 6.1 1.9 -5.6 -5.2 3.4 -7.7 -0.1 -5.7
2021
-10.75 -16.62 -0.3 10.7 0.1 0.7 -1.4 -9.2 -2.2 -3.3 -4.8 5.0 -8.0 3.2
2020
+10.78 +9.29 -0.8 -10.0 -16.3 9.0 6.8 -1.1 9.1 3.1 -4.4 -5.2 14.0 11.0
2019
+20.85 +18.15 3.4 6.1 -2.9 4.7 -10.7 5.2 3.4 8.0 -5.2 5.3 -3.8 7.5
2018
-14.95 -16.55 7.8 -1.9 -5.2 -3.0 0.3 -5.9 -1.8 -6.2 3.6 2.9 -5.0 -0.5
2017
+2.38 +0.27 10.5 2.9 -7.5 -0.2 0.2 -2.8 1.9 6.0 -8.5 0.5 2.6 -1.6
2016
+0.68 -1.37 -2.2 7.5 4.2 10.2 -9.2 5.1 11.3 -8.5 -1.9 -4.8 -7.0 -1.2
2015
-26.67 -27.20 2.9 -4.3 -3.9 -0.1 -2.6 -3.2 -8.7 2.6 -10.0 8.1 -15.6 7.1
2014
-12.58 -13.23 0.3 5.0 -2.0 0.6 1.8 2.3 -1.8 -2.5 -8.8 -4.9 -3.0 0.5
2013
-11.54 -12.85 8.9 -5.7 -0.8 -4.4 -3.4 -8.0 7.2 5.8 -7.6 3.1 -5.8 0.3
2012
+9.82 +7.95 13.8 5.6 -2.4 -4.4 -9.7 2.2 -2.2 8.6 7.8 -5.5 1.9 -3.9
2011
-21.74 -23.99 1.2 0.7 -2.1 5.8 -2.3 -5.8 2.9 3.8 -17.7 5.4 -2.9 -10.4
2010
+20.48 +18.71 2.3 2.6 6.6 6.0 -10.4 -1.7 2.4 -3.1 8.6 3.2 -2.7 6.7
2009
+58.68 +54.48 6.3 8.6 5.2 -2.3 8.1 -1.2 3.0 2.4 4.7 2.1 9.8 1.0
2008
-39.18 -39.23 13.8 25.0 -7.3 -4.4 4.3 3.0 -15.0 -15.7 -32.3 -18.7 7.1 6.1
2007
+34.28 +29.01 3.8 6.1 -0.5 3.9 -0.9 -0.6 1.6 -1.9 9.4 4.0 -0.2 5.7
2006
+16.94 +14.04 11.5 -2.7 0.8 8.9 8.3 -1.9 0.3 0.9 -8.2 -5.3 9.0 -3.7
2005
+12.69 +8.97 1.2 -0.7 0.3 0.3 -1.0 2.4 1.6 -0.6 4.5 0.8 4.6 -1.1
2004
+5.92 +2.58 2.6 5.8 2.4 -11.7 6.2 -7.1 4.1 5.8 -0.8 -3.3 4.2 -0.7
2003
+35.75 +33.25 12.7 1.2 -5.6 -5.3 5.3 3.4 3.2 3.5 -0.6 5.7 2.6 6.3
2002
+25.77 +22.85 -5.3 7.8 6.8 3.5 1.1 -1.3 -1.4 6.7 -0.5 2.7 2.6 1.3
2001
-22.07 -23.26 -1.5 1.6 -8.2 5.9 2.0 -7.6 -15.0 -6.8 -3.1 -3.3 7.2 6.7
2000
+38.52 +33.98 11.4 -2.8 4.9 8.0 0.8 2.8 3.3 1.2 -2.0 2.0 3.6 0.6
1999
+20.81 +17.65 -5.3 10.5 -5.3 -2.2 2.8 -3.6 -1.6 1.4 12.6 5.7 5.9 0.0
1998
-0.90 -2.47 5.6 -1.2 5.5 -1.0 -8.0 -2.4 4.1 -4.9 -0.6 -5.9 6.0 3.2
1997
-0.81 -2.47 -5.9 12.4 -6.4 1.1 8.2 5.4 0.5 -4.6 7.5 -7.0 -5.7 -3.9
1996
-7.26 -10.24 5.0 -1.9 -2.0 -0.7 0.1 -3.0 3.6 -1.8 -3.2 -0.7 -1.6 -0.9
1995
-4.08 -6.46 -0.6 -0.8 7.4 0.3 -2.3 0.8 -3.5 1.7 -1.1 -3.1 0.5 -3.0
1994
+5.91 +3.15 -2.5 2.9 7.0 -6.4 1.3 0.8 4.5 -2.0 1.3 0.1 -2.2 1.8
1993
+11.40 +8.42 2.8 -4.5 4.5 6.7 2.5 -2.7 7.5 -7.5 -5.9 3.2 -1.3 7.2
1992
+5.69 +2.71 6.3 1.1 -0.6 -3.4 6.1 3.8 1.5 -6.7 1.9 -3.4 1.8 -2.1
1991
-19.32 -21.72 -5.1 2.5 -3.2 0.6 -4.2 0.3 -4.3 -6.9 5.2 2.4 1.7 -9.2
1990
-16.19 -21.02 3.4 -0.4 -6.9 -0.6 3.6 -1.2 0.6 -0.2 -10.9 1.2 -2.3 -2.9
1989
-5.36 -9.57 0.7 3.1 -2.3 1.1 -5.6 -0.8 -1.3 -3.7 4.4 -1.4 4.5 -3.6
1988
+4.30 -0.12 -6.9 -2.5 16.7 -2.0 16.8 -8.6 -6.1 1.2 -3.7 8.6 9.5 -13.6
1987
+5.70 +1.21 11.2 -0.3 6.9 6.4 -4.0 -3.5 9.9 -1.0 -2.9 -10.3 0.0 -4.4
1986
+38.77 +37.27 7.6 8.3 4.2 1.1 -0.2 4.2 5.1 34.8 -9.4 2.8 -16.6 -1.0
1985
+16.45 +12.19 -3.4 -11.3 14.5 -2.4 -5.6 -0.3 7.6 18.1 -7.7 6.9 4.8 -1.7
1984
-26.66 -29.44 -2.1 3.2 -0.5 -1.9 0.8 -3.3 -13.7 3.2 -4.1 -0.9 -2.8 -7.2
1983
+1.76 -1.96 27.0 -20.5 1.3 6.8 5.4 -5.2 3.5 -0.9 -6.9 -7.9 9.0 -2.8
1982
+2.21 -1.56 -4.1 -6.5 -6.0 -0.6 -10.4 -0.8 0.0 11.0 -9.4 21.5 8.8 3.4
1981
-36.62 -41.81 -23.5 -0.4 12.6 -8.2 -1.2 -10.4 -3.5 4.8 -2.3 -0.6 -4.6 -3.1
1980
-12.50 -22.24 20.1 10.6 -36.5 -2.9 5.0 17.3 -8.2 3.5 7.6 -7.9 -2.0 -5.9
1979
+95.32 +72.40 8.5 7.8 -6.9 5.9 9.5 -5.7 -9.7 11.7 33.9 -15.4 13.2 27.0
1978
+87.42 +71.92 16.1 4.8 -0.3 -7.5 20.6 -5.8 11.2 -2.6 9.7 32.7 -14.8 9.4
1977
+24.47 +16.66 5.1 5.4 -2.3 -3.3 -1.4 -1.8 -1.9 -1.5 5.2 9.6 2.9 7.2
1976
+1.74 -2.98 -6.3 -1.1 0.5 15.7 1.9 8.0 -5.7 -5.1 3.5 -4.1 -0.8 -2.6
1975
-9.45 -15.33 -9.7 3.7 0.0 -6.0 5.3 3.0 10.3 -6.2 -0.4 -8.4 -0.5 1.0
1974
+0.00 -10.98 17.3 44.7 -11.4 -3.8 -11.5 -3.1 5.9 -14.3 4.0 -2.6 -1.6 -10.8
1973
+14.19 +5.04 -3.1 20.4 -15.1 -2.1 12.5 3.2 7.7 -4.6 3.9 -5.8 -1.5 2.5
1972
+31.13 +26.81 -8.8 -2.0 7.3 -4.1 10.6 29.8 -0.8 7.9 -10.8 -5.5 7.4 2.4
1971
-11.20 -14.01 -19.4 8.2 0.7 -2.9 9.2 -1.7 4.8 -4.5 2.4 -9.5 3.6 1.1
1970
-22.92 -26.99 5.3 5.3 5.3 -13.5 -7.8 -0.7 -1.0 -2.3 -10.1 -7.3 -2.5 6.1
1969
-35.00 -38.80 1.3 -5.3 -2.7 -21.4 -3.6 -11.7 1.1 -0.1 6.5 4.8 4.9 -11.8
1968
- - 1.9 0.6 9.4 -4.4 0.6 0.8 -8.7 4.1 2.6

ETF Returns, up to December 2010, are simulated. They have been calculated using the historical series of equivalent ETFs / Assets.

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