Data Source: from January 2009 to July 2022
Consolidated Returns as of 31 Jul 2022
Category: Stocks
ETF: iShares Global Clean Energy ETF (ICLN)

In the last 10 Years, the iShares Global Clean Energy ETF (ICLN) ETF obtained a 15.94% compound annual return, with a 25.48% standard deviation.

In 2021, the ETF granted a 0.89% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the iShares Global Clean Energy ETF (ICLN) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

The ETF is related to the following investment themes:

  • Asset Class: Equity
  • Size: Multi Cap
  • Style: Blend
  • Region: Developed Markets
  • Country: Broad Developed Markets
  • Sector: Energy
  • Industry: Clean Energy

Historical Returns as of Jul 31, 2022

Historical returns and stats of iShares Global Clean Energy ETF (ICLN) ETF. Total Returns and Inflation Adjusted Returns are both mentioned.

ISHARES GLOBAL CLEAN ENERGY ETF (ICLN) ETF
Consolidated returns as of 31 Jul 2022
Data Source: from January 2009 to July 2022
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Period Return (%)
as of Jul 2022
Return (%)
Infl.Adj.
Standard
Deviation (%)
Max
Drawdown (%)
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
Jul 2022
17.01
17.02
0.00
1 - 0
3M
19.14
16.26
-3.50
Jun 2022 - Jun 2022
2 - 1
6M
19.72
13.60
-12.45
Apr 2022 - Apr 2022
4 - 2
YTD
6.03
-0.22
-12.45
Apr 2022 - Apr 2022
4 - 3
1Y
-0.59
-8.40
34.87
-25.37
Nov 2021 - Jan 2022
6 - 6
50% pos
3Y(*)
28.94
22.90
35.25
-36.37
Feb 2021 - Jan 2022
23 - 13
64% pos
5Y(*)
21.62
17.06
29.84
-36.37
Feb 2021 - Jan 2022
37 - 23
62% pos
10Y(*)
15.94
13.00
25.48
-36.37
Feb 2021 - Jan 2022
68 - 52
57% pos
MAX(*)
01 Jan 2009
2.61
0.05
29.23
-70.79
Jun 2009 - Jul 2012
86 - 77
53% pos
(*) Returns over 1 year are annualized

US Inflation is updated to Jul 2022. Current inflation (annualized) is 1Y: 8.52% , 5Y: 3.89% , 10Y: 2.60%

Correlations as of Jul 31, 2022

Monthly correlations of iShares Global Clean Energy ETF (ICLN) ETF vs the main Asset Classes, over different timeframes.

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ISHARES GLOBAL CLEAN ENERGY ETF (ICLN) ETF
Monthly correlations as of 31 Jul 2022
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Correlation vs ICLN
 
Asset Class 1 Year 5 Years 10 Years Since
Jan 2009
US Total Stock Market
VTI
0.72
0.64
0.62
0.68
US Large Cap
SPY
0.68
0.61
0.59
0.67
US Small Cap
IJR
0.73
0.61
0.55
0.62
US REITs
VNQ
0.49
0.48
0.45
0.52
US Technology
QQQ
0.72
0.61
0.60
0.64
Preferred Stocks
PFF
0.61
0.60
0.55
0.57
EAFE Stocks
EFA
0.57
0.62
0.65
0.72
World All Countries
VT
0.68
0.67
0.68
0.74
Emerging Markets
EEM
0.33
0.65
0.65
0.72
Europe
VGK
0.53
0.60
0.61
0.69
Pacific
VPL
0.60
0.66
0.66
0.70
Latin America
FLLA
0.25
0.50
0.51
0.60
US Total Bond Market
BND
0.59
0.39
0.33
0.16
Long Term Treasuries
TLT
0.56
0.06
0.04
-0.20
US Cash
BIL
0.12
-0.19
-0.09
-0.02
TIPS
TIP
0.63
0.51
0.40
0.25
Investment Grade Bonds
LQD
0.64
0.56
0.48
0.38
High Yield Bonds
HYG
0.52
0.64
0.61
0.64
International Bond Market
BNDX
0.49
0.41
0.32
0.15
Emerging Market Bonds
EMB
0.45
0.62
0.58
0.57
Gold
GLD
0.24
0.24
0.16
0.15
Commodities
DBC
0.00
0.29
0.28
0.40

Capital Growth as of Jul 31, 2022

Capital growth, returns, stats are calculated assuming a reinvestment of dividends.

If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the iShares Global Clean Energy ETF (ICLN) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

An investment of 1000$, since August 2012, now would be worth 4389.46$, with a total return of 338.95% (15.94% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 3394.28$, with a net total return of 239.43% (13.00% annualized).
An investment of 1000$, since January 2009, now would be worth 1418.85$, with a total return of 41.88% (2.61% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 1006.77$, with a net total return of 0.68% (0.05% annualized).

Drawdowns

Worst drawdowns since August 2012.

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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-36.37% Feb 2021 Jan 2022 12 in progress 6 18
-33.14% May 2015 Dec 2016 20 Dec 2019 36 56
-23.96% Mar 2020 Mar 2020 1 Jun 2020 3 4
-16.88% Jul 2014 Dec 2014 6 Mar 2015 3 9
-4.96% Oct 2012 Oct 2012 1 Dec 2012 2 3
-4.46% Apr 2014 Apr 2014 1 Jun 2014 2 3
-4.40% Aug 2013 Aug 2013 1 Sep 2013 1 2
-1.76% Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 Jul 2013 1 2
-1.07% Nov 2013 Jan 2014 3 Feb 2014 1 4
-0.41% Feb 2013 Feb 2013 1 Mar 2013 1 2

Worst drawdowns since January 2009.

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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-70.79% Jun 2009 Jul 2012 38 Sep 2020 98 136
-36.37% Feb 2021 Jan 2022 12 in progress 6 18
-28.80% Jan 2009 Feb 2009 2 May 2009 3 5

Rolling Returns ( more details)

iShares Global Clean Energy ETF (ICLN) ETF: annualized rolling and average returns

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Rolling
Period
Return (*) Negative
Periods
Average (%) Best (%) Worst (%)
1 Year
8.50 156.00
Apr 2020 - Mar 2021
-56.95
Jun 2011 - May 2012
45.39%
2 Years
6.99 86.83
Jan 2019 - Dec 2020
-36.26
Jan 2010 - Dec 2011
40.00%
3 Years
4.74 48.33
Feb 2018 - Jan 2021
-33.47
Aug 2009 - Jul 2012
43.75%
5 Years
4.19 30.78
Feb 2016 - Jan 2021
-12.84
Jan 2010 - Dec 2014
39.42%
7 Years
3.07 18.97
Feb 2014 - Jan 2021
-11.25
Jan 2010 - Dec 2016
41.25%
10 Years
3.47 15.94
Aug 2012 - Jul 2022
-6.59
Jan 2009 - Dec 2018
38.64%
(*) Annualized rolling and average returns over full calendar month periods

If you need a deeper detail about rolling returns, please refer to the iShares Global Clean Energy ETF (ICLN) ETF: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality

iShares Global Clean Energy ETF (ICLN) 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 %
0.44
64%
-0.42
57%
1.56
71%
1.89
43%
-0.94
43%
-0.07
50%
2.16
64%
-0.43
54%
-0.46
46%
0.74
46%
-0.12
38%
2.58
54%
Best
Year
14.9
2019
10.5
2022
14.9
2009
20.3
2009
12.4
2009
7.4
2014
17.0
2022
19.0
2020
14.9
2013
16.7
2021
20.3
2020
20.2
2020
Worst
Year
-13.6
2010
-24.9
2009
-24.0
2020
-12.5
2022
-17.4
2012
-8.8
2018
-12.6
2012
-10.1
2015
-29.9
2011
-12.1
2009
-12.3
2010
-9.4
2021
Statistics calculated for the period Jan 2009 - Jul 2022

Monthly/Yearly Returns

iShares Global Clean Energy ETF (ICLN) ETF monthly and yearly returns: how is the distribution of the returns recorded so far?

MONTHLY RETURNS HISTOGRAM
86 Positive Months (53%) - 77 Negative Months (47%)
Jan 2009 - Jul 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
+6.03 -0.22 -11.4 10.5 3.9 -12.5 5.5 -3.5 17.0
2021
-24.19 -29.17 5.5 -13.3 -6.0 -4.4 -1.4 2.9 -3.2 2.7 -7.2 16.7 -7.0 -9.4
2020
+141.80 +138.55 3.1 3.6 -24.0 12.7 10.8 5.5 15.0 19.0 7.9 5.8 20.3 20.2
2019
+44.35 +41.12 14.9 2.2 0.6 4.1 -1.7 7.3 0.8 1.3 0.3 -2.2 3.3 7.5
2018
-9.02 -10.73 2.7 -2.2 1.7 3.5 -1.4 -8.8 4.4 -4.3 -1.4 -5.7 10.9 -7.0
2017
+21.48 +18.97 4.7 4.4 -0.6 -0.9 2.5 0.2 5.5 1.1 -1.6 3.7 -4.3 5.6
2016
-16.90 -18.59 -11.6 -3.3 11.1 -1.5 -5.2 2.6 3.6 1.0 -0.3 -3.3 -9.3 -0.2
2015
+3.81 +3.06 3.1 9.5 8.5 5.3 -2.7 -7.2 -5.6 -10.1 -4.0 8.2 -3.9 5.3
2014
-4.78 -5.49 -0.9 7.9 0.3 -4.5 4.1 7.4 -5.6 5.3 -7.7 -3.9 -2.1 -3.6
2013
+49.10 +46.89 2.1 -0.4 1.0 15.5 5.9 -1.8 6.6 -4.4 14.9 3.4 -0.1 -0.1
2012
-12.82 -14.31 8.7 2.9 -4.7 -6.3 -17.4 4.6 -12.6 6.5 1.9 -5.0 2.2 9.7
2011
-43.96 -45.58 4.1 4.2 9.7 -2.5 -7.3 -3.8 -9.4 -9.9 -29.9 5.7 -4.8 -5.9
2010
-27.49 -28.56 -13.6 -7.1 5.4 -2.3 -17.3 -3.1 11.3 -4.4 11.2 -1.8 -12.3 7.5
2009
+5.46 +2.66 -5.2 -24.9 14.9 20.3 12.4 -3.1 2.4 -9.4 9.9 -12.1 5.7 3.9
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