Last Update: 30 June 2022

Holding a position in the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets (EEM) ETF, how long should you stay invested to have high probability to obtain a positive return?

Considering all 13 years rolling periods, you would have obtained a positive returns 100.00% of times

Considering all 10 years rolling periods, you would have obtained a positive returns 99.34% of times

All the returns are calculated over the available historical serie, starting from March 1987 until June 2022.

In order to have complete information about the ETF, please refer to the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets (EEM) ETF: historical returns page.

Rolling Returns

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets (EEM) ETF: annualized rolling and average returns

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Rolling
Period
Return (*) Negative
Periods
Average (%) Best (%) Worst (%)
1 Year
13.70 111.70
Jan 1991 - Dec 1991
-54.34
Dec 2007 - Nov 2008
34.87%
2 Years
12.08 64.67
Jan 1988 - Dec 1989
-25.90
Sep 1996 - Aug 1998
34.16%
3 Years
11.23 60.25
Jan 1989 - Dec 1991
-15.31
Sep 1995 - Aug 1998
26.22%
4 Years
10.81 54.04
Jan 1988 - Dec 1991
-15.90
Sep 1994 - Aug 1998
21.49%
5 Years
10.39 49.02
Jan 1989 - Dec 1993
-10.37
Feb 1994 - Jan 1999
21.37%
6 Years
9.81 46.91
Jan 1988 - Dec 1993
-7.23
Mar 1997 - Feb 2003
20.40%
7 Years
9.20 36.13
Nov 1987 - Oct 1994
-6.71
Oct 1994 - Sep 2001
13.20%
8 Years
8.85 29.83
Jan 1988 - Dec 1995
-5.29
Oct 1994 - Sep 2002
12.16%
9 Years
8.67 28.19
Jan 1988 - Dec 1996
-5.04
Feb 1994 - Jan 2003
10.09%
10 Years
8.49 22.76
Jan 1988 - Dec 1997
-0.12
Apr 1993 - Mar 2003
0.66%
11 Years
8.42 20.13
Jan 1989 - Dec 1999
-1.21
Nov 2007 - Oct 2018
1.02%
12 Years
8.59 21.44
Jan 1988 - Dec 1999
-0.34
Jun 2008 - May 2020
1.42%
13 Years
8.65 16.71
Jan 1988 - Dec 2000
0.37
Nov 2007 - Oct 2020
0.00%
14 Years
8.65 15.19
Jan 1988 - Dec 2001
0.84
Jun 2008 - May 2022
0.00%
15 Years
8.96 14.74
Oct 1990 - Sep 2005
1.45
Jul 2007 - Jun 2022
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
+13.70% +111.70%
Jan 1991 - Dec 1991
-54.34%
Dec 2007 - Nov 2008
34.87%
144 out of 413
1 Year Annualized Rolling Returns over time
1 Year Annualized Rolling Returns Histogram

Annualized Rolling Returns - 2 Years (24 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+12.08% +64.67%
Jan 1988 - Dec 1989
-25.90%
Sep 1996 - Aug 1998
34.16%
137 out of 401
2 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time
2 Years Annualized Rolling Returns Histogram

Annualized Rolling Returns - 3 Years (36 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+11.23% +60.25%
Jan 1989 - Dec 1991
-15.31%
Sep 1995 - Aug 1998
26.22%
102 out of 389
3 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time
3 Years Annualized Rolling Returns Histogram

Annualized Rolling Returns - 4 Years (48 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+10.81% +54.04%
Jan 1988 - Dec 1991
-15.90%
Sep 1994 - Aug 1998
21.49%
81 out of 377
4 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time
4 Years Annualized Rolling Returns Histogram

Annualized Rolling Returns - 5 Years (60 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+10.39% +49.02%
Jan 1989 - Dec 1993
-10.37%
Feb 1994 - Jan 1999
21.37%
78 out of 365
5 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time
5 Years Annualized Rolling Returns Histogram

Annualized Rolling Returns - 6 Years (72 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+9.81% +46.91%
Jan 1988 - Dec 1993
-7.23%
Mar 1997 - Feb 2003
20.40%
72 out of 353
6 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time
6 Years Annualized Rolling Returns Histogram

Annualized Rolling Returns - 7 Years (84 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+9.20% +36.13%
Nov 1987 - Oct 1994
-6.71%
Oct 1994 - Sep 2001
13.20%
45 out of 341
7 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time
7 Years Annualized Rolling Returns Histogram

Annualized Rolling Returns - 8 Years (96 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+8.85% +29.83%
Jan 1988 - Dec 1995
-5.29%
Oct 1994 - Sep 2002
12.16%
40 out of 329
8 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time
8 Years Annualized Rolling Returns Histogram

Annualized Rolling Returns - 9 Years (108 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+8.67% +28.19%
Jan 1988 - Dec 1996
-5.04%
Feb 1994 - Jan 2003
10.09%
32 out of 317
9 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time
9 Years Annualized Rolling Returns Histogram

Annualized Rolling Returns - 10 Years (120 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+8.49% +22.76%
Jan 1988 - Dec 1997
-0.12%
Apr 1993 - Mar 2003
0.66%
2 out of 305
10 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time
10 Years Annualized Rolling Returns Histogram

Annualized Rolling Returns - 11 Years (132 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+8.42% +20.13%
Jan 1989 - Dec 1999
-1.21%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2018
1.02%
3 out of 293
11 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time
11 Years Annualized Rolling Returns Histogram

Annualized Rolling Returns - 12 Years (144 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+8.59% +21.44%
Jan 1988 - Dec 1999
-0.34%
Jun 2008 - May 2020
1.42%
4 out of 281
12 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time
12 Years Annualized Rolling Returns Histogram

Annualized Rolling Returns - 13 Years (156 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+8.65% +16.71%
Jan 1988 - Dec 2000
+0.37%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2020
0.00%
0 out of 269
13 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time
13 Years Annualized Rolling Returns Histogram

Annualized Rolling Returns - 14 Years (168 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+8.65% +15.19%
Jan 1988 - Dec 2001
+0.84%
Jun 2008 - May 2022
0.00%
0 out of 257
14 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time
14 Years Annualized Rolling Returns Histogram

Annualized Rolling Returns - 15 Years (180 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+8.96% +14.74%
Oct 1990 - Sep 2005
+1.45%
Jul 2007 - Jun 2022
0.00%
0 out of 245
15 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time
15 Years Annualized Rolling Returns Histogram

In order to have complete information about the ETF, please refer to the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets (EEM) ETF: historical returns page.

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