Last Update: 31 Dec 2020

Category: Commodities
ETF: iShares Silver Trust (SLV)

In the last 10 years, the iShares Silver Trust (SLV) ETF obtained a -2.04% compound annual return, with a 32.87% standard deviation.

The ETF is related to the following investment themes:

  • Asset Class: Commodity
  • Commodity: Silver

Capital Growth and Historical Returns

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

Capital Growth:
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Period Returns
Dec 2020
Standard
Deviation *
Max
Drawdown
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
+16.72%
0.00%
1 - 0
3M
+13.54%
-4.27%
Nov 2020 - Nov 2020
2 - 1
6M
+44.44%
-19.74%
Sep 2020 - Nov 2020
4 - 2
YTD
+47.30%
49.76%
-22.42%
Feb 2020 - Mar 2020
8 - 4
1Y
+47.30%
49.76%
-22.42%
Feb 2020 - Mar 2020
8 - 4
3Y
+15.39%
annualized
32.63%
-23.91%
Sep 2019 - Mar 2020
18 - 18
5Y
+13.25%
annualized
29.60%
-32.56%
Aug 2016 - Mar 2020
32 - 28
10Y
-2.04%
annualized
32.87%
-72.16%
May 2011 - Mar 2020
55 - 65
MAX
01 Jan 2007
+4.73%
annualized
33.10%
-72.16%
May 2011 - Mar 2020
84 - 84

* Annualized St.Dev. of monthly returns

Drawdowns

Drawdonws Chart:

Rolling Returns

iShares Silver Trust (SLV) ETF: annualized rolling and average returns

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Return (*) Negative
Periods
Rolling Period Average Best Worst
1 Year
+7.46% +156.74%
May 2010 - Apr 2011
-40.54%
Dec 2012 - Nov 2013
53.50%
2 Years
+4.10% +95.95%
May 2009 - Apr 2011
-32.30%
Dec 2012 - Nov 2014
46.90%
3 Years
+2.80% +51.69%
Nov 2008 - Oct 2011
-26.70%
May 2011 - Apr 2014
51.13%
5 Years
-0.49% +20.74%
Sep 2007 - Aug 2012
-18.38%
May 2011 - Apr 2016
57.80%
7 Years
-2.70% +7.32%
Jul 2007 - Jun 2014
-14.72%
May 2011 - Apr 2018
57.65%
10 Years
+0.56% +3.42%
Nov 2008 - Oct 2018
-2.69%
Apr 2010 - Mar 2020
36.73%

* Annualized rolling and average returns over full calendar month periods

Seasonality and Yearly/Monthly Returns

iShares Silver Trust (SLV) ETF Seasonality

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Months
Return (%) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average 5.0 2.9 -2.2 1.3 -0.3 -1.1 4.1 2.4 -2.9 0.6 -1.0 1.3
Best 19.8
2012
20.9
2011
11.1
2011
27.5
2011
26.7
2009
17.6
2016
33.2
2020
18.1
2013
13.8
2007
15.7
2011
13.5
2010
16.7
2020
Worst -9.2
2011
-9.5
2013
-16.0
2020
-14.4
2013
-19.8
2011
-13.5
2009
-6.3
2015
-23.7
2008
-28.5
2011
-19.2
2008
-9.2
2015
-15.8
2011
Gain
Frequency
79 64 29 29 43 43 71 57 43 57 29 57

Detail of Monthly Returns

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Months
Year Return Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2020
+47.30% 0.8 -7.7 -16.0 7.1 19.2 2.1 33.2 15.8 -17.5 1.6 -4.3 16.7
2019
+14.88% 3.7 -2.8 -3.1 -1.1 -2.6 5.0 6.1 12.8 -7.2 6.3 -5.9 4.8
2018
-9.19% 2.3 -5.4 -0.3 -0.2 0.5 -2.0 -3.6 -6.6 0.6 -2.3 -0.7 9.0
2017
+5.82% 10.1 4.5 -0.7 -5.5 0.6 -4.2 1.2 4.7 -5.5 0.3 -1.8 3.1
2016
+14.56% 3.0 4.5 3.4 15.7 -10.5 17.6 8.3 -8.4 2.7 -6.8 -7.7 -3.5
2015
-12.42% 9.8 -4.1 0.4 -3.1 3.6 -6.0 -6.3 -0.6 -0.9 6.7 -9.2 -1.9
2014
-19.51% -1.4 10.3 -6.4 -3.1 -2.1 12.0 -3.3 -4.4 -12.6 -5.2 -4.3 1.6
2013
-36.30% 3.6 -9.5 -0.4 -14.4 -8.6 -11.5 0.9 18.1 -7.5 1.0 -8.8 -2.8
2012
+9.02% 19.8 3.9 -6.5 -4.1 -10.5 -1.2 1.8 13.5 8.7 -6.6 3.5 -9.2
2011
-10.74% -9.2 20.9 11.1 27.5 -19.8 -10.0 14.8 4.1 -28.5 15.7 -4.3 -15.8
2010
+82.47% -3.9 1.1 6.7 6.5 -1.3 1.0 -3.5 7.7 12.6 13.4 13.5 10.0
2009
+47.68% 11.8 2.9 -0.7 -4.5 26.7 -13.5 2.4 6.7 12.0 -1.9 12.9 -8.9
2008
-23.79% 14.4 17.0 -13.4 -1.9 -0.3 3.5 1.6 -23.7 -11.4 -19.2 6.8 9.5
2007
+14.25% 5.1 4.5 -5.5 -0.1 0.4 -7.7 3.7 -6.3 13.8 5.2 -3.2 5.7
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