Last Update: 30 September 2021

Holding a position in the iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond (HYG) ETF, how long should you stay invested to have high probability to obtain a positive return?

Considering all 6 years rolling periods, you would have obtained a positive returns 100.00% of times

Considering all 2 years rolling periods, you would have obtained a positive returns 93.27% of times

All the returns are calculated over the available historical serie, starting from January 1979 until September 2021.

In order to have complete information about the ETF, please refer to the iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond (HYG) ETF: historical returns page.

Rolling Returns

iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond (HYG) ETF: annualized rolling and average returns

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Return (*) Negative
Periods
Rolling Period Average Best Worst
1 Year
+8.27% +44.82%
Dec 2008 - Nov 2009
-29.10%
Dec 2007 - Nov 2008
14.34%
2 Years
+8.13% +28.82%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2011
-14.75%
Dec 2006 - Nov 2008
6.73%
3 Years
+8.15% +21.42%
Nov 1990 - Oct 1993
-7.69%
Dec 2005 - Nov 2008
2.30%
4 Years
+8.14% +19.69%
Oct 1981 - Sep 1985
-5.14%
Dec 2004 - Nov 2008
1.50%
5 Years
+8.07% +19.83%
Oct 1981 - Sep 1986
-2.37%
Dec 2003 - Nov 2008
1.10%
6 Years
+8.00% +17.35%
Mar 1981 - Feb 1987
+0.49%
Dec 2002 - Nov 2008
0.00%
7 Years
+7.96% +16.51%
Oct 1981 - Sep 1988
+0.42%
Dec 2001 - Nov 2008
0.00%
8 Years
+7.91% +15.18%
Oct 1981 - Sep 1989
+0.67%
Mar 2001 - Feb 2009
0.00%
9 Years
+7.86% +13.83%
Apr 1980 - Mar 1989
+0.70%
Dec 1999 - Nov 2008
0.00%
10 Years
+7.82% +13.36%
Oct 1981 - Sep 1991
+0.81%
Dec 1998 - Nov 2008
0.00%
11 Years
+7.78% +13.89%
Oct 1981 - Sep 1992
+1.36%
Dec 1997 - Nov 2008
0.00%
12 Years
+7.77% +13.97%
Oct 1981 - Sep 1993
+2.18%
Dec 1996 - Nov 2008
0.00%
13 Years
+7.70% +13.00%
Feb 1981 - Jan 1994
+2.77%
Dec 1995 - Nov 2008
0.00%
14 Years
+7.67% +13.10%
Oct 1981 - Sep 1995
+3.74%
Mar 1995 - Feb 2009
0.00%
15 Years
+7.64% +12.86%
Oct 1981 - Sep 1996
+3.43%
Dec 1993 - Nov 2008
0.00%

* Annualized rolling and average returns over full calendar month periods

Annualized Rolling Returns - 1 Year (12 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+8.27% +44.82%
Dec 2008 - Nov 2009
-29.10%
Dec 2007 - Nov 2008
14.34%
72 out of 502

Annualized Rolling Returns - 2 Years (24 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+8.13% +28.82%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2011
-14.75%
Dec 2006 - Nov 2008
6.73%
33 out of 490

Annualized Rolling Returns - 3 Years (36 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+8.15% +21.42%
Nov 1990 - Oct 1993
-7.69%
Dec 2005 - Nov 2008
2.30%
11 out of 478

Annualized Rolling Returns - 4 Years (48 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+8.14% +19.69%
Oct 1981 - Sep 1985
-5.14%
Dec 2004 - Nov 2008
1.50%
7 out of 466

Annualized Rolling Returns - 5 Years (60 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+8.07% +19.83%
Oct 1981 - Sep 1986
-2.37%
Dec 2003 - Nov 2008
1.10%
5 out of 454

Annualized Rolling Returns - 6 Years (72 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+8.00% +17.35%
Mar 1981 - Feb 1987
+0.49%
Dec 2002 - Nov 2008
0.00%
0 out of 442

Annualized Rolling Returns - 7 Years (84 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+7.96% +16.51%
Oct 1981 - Sep 1988
+0.42%
Dec 2001 - Nov 2008
0.00%
0 out of 430

Annualized Rolling Returns - 8 Years (96 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+7.91% +15.18%
Oct 1981 - Sep 1989
+0.67%
Mar 2001 - Feb 2009
0.00%
0 out of 418

Annualized Rolling Returns - 9 Years (108 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+7.86% +13.83%
Apr 1980 - Mar 1989
+0.70%
Dec 1999 - Nov 2008
0.00%
0 out of 406

Annualized Rolling Returns - 10 Years (120 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+7.82% +13.36%
Oct 1981 - Sep 1991
+0.81%
Dec 1998 - Nov 2008
0.00%
0 out of 394

Annualized Rolling Returns - 11 Years (132 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+7.78% +13.89%
Oct 1981 - Sep 1992
+1.36%
Dec 1997 - Nov 2008
0.00%
0 out of 382

Annualized Rolling Returns - 12 Years (144 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+7.77% +13.97%
Oct 1981 - Sep 1993
+2.18%
Dec 1996 - Nov 2008
0.00%
0 out of 370

Annualized Rolling Returns - 13 Years (156 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+7.70% +13.00%
Feb 1981 - Jan 1994
+2.77%
Dec 1995 - Nov 2008
0.00%
0 out of 358

Annualized Rolling Returns - 14 Years (168 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+7.67% +13.10%
Oct 1981 - Sep 1995
+3.74%
Mar 1995 - Feb 2009
0.00%
0 out of 346

Annualized Rolling Returns - 15 Years (180 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+7.64% +12.86%
Oct 1981 - Sep 1996
+3.43%
Dec 1993 - Nov 2008
0.00%
0 out of 334

In order to have complete information about the ETF, please refer to the iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond (HYG) ETF: historical returns page.

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