Data Source: from June 1991 to August 2022
Consolidated Returns as of 31 Aug 2022
Live Update: Sep 23 2022
Category: Fixed Income
ETF: iShares TIPS Bond (TIP)
ETF • LIVE PERFORMANCE (USD currency)
0.43%
1 Day
Sep 23 2022
4.39%
Current Month
September 2022

In the last 30 Years, the iShares TIPS Bond (TIP) ETF obtained a 5.65% compound annual return, with a 5.96% standard deviation.

In 2021, the ETF granted a 4.41% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the iShares TIPS Bond (TIP) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

The ETF is related to the following investment themes:

  • Asset Class: Bond
  • Region: North America
  • Country: U.S.
  • Bond - Duration: All-Term

The iShares TIPS Bond (TIP) ETF is part of the following Lazy Portfolios:

Portfolio Name Author TIP Weight
Rob Arnott Portfolio Rob Arnott 10.0%
Robo Advisor 80 Betterment 2.4%
Robo Advisor 90 Betterment 1.2%
Couch Potato Scott Burns 50.0%
Ultimate Buy&Hold FundAdvice 8.0%
Four Funds Bogleheads 10.0%
Lazy Portfolio David Swensen 15.0%
Yale Endowment David Swensen 15.0%
Dimensional 2030 Retirement Income DFA 31.9%
Lifepath Fund iShares 8.8%
Margaritaville Scott Burns 33.0%
Conservative Income Charles Schwab 18.0%
Family Taxable Portfolio Ted Aronson 15.0%
Robo Advisor 10 Betterment 1.7%
Robo Advisor 20 Betterment 3.3%
Robo Advisor 50 Betterment 6.3%
Gone Fishin' Portfolio Alexander Green 10.0%
GAA Global Asset Allocation Mebane Faber 1.8%
US Inflation Protection 100.0%
Jane Bryant Quinn Portfolio Jane Bryant Quinn 10.0%
Global Market Portfolio Credit Suisse 2.0%

Historical Returns as of Aug 31, 2022

Historical returns and stats of iShares TIPS Bond (TIP) ETF. Total Returns and Inflation Adjusted Returns are both mentioned.

ISHARES TIPS BOND (TIP) ETF
Consolidated returns as of 31 Aug 2022
Data Source: from June 1991 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
-3.65
-3.62
-3.65
Aug 2022 - Aug 2022
0 - 1
3M
-2.64
-3.91
-3.65
Aug 2022 - Aug 2022
1 - 2
6M
-7.46
-11.35
-7.91
Mar 2022 - Jun 2022
1 - 5
YTD
-8.59
-13.95
-9.04
Jan 2022 - Jun 2022
2 - 6
1Y
-7.13
-14.22
7.37
-9.04
Jan 2022 - Jun 2022
5 - 7
42% pos
3Y(*)
2.13
-2.64
5.80
-9.04
Jan 2022 - Jun 2022
21 - 15
58% pos
5Y(*)
2.83
-0.96
4.96
-9.04
Jan 2022 - Jun 2022
37 - 23
62% pos
10Y(*)
1.47
-1.05
4.78
-9.24
Dec 2012 - Dec 2013
71 - 49
59% pos
15Y(*)
3.63
1.21
5.87
-11.79
Sep 2008 - Oct 2008
112 - 68
62% pos
20Y(*)
4.06
1.52
5.92
-11.79
Sep 2008 - Oct 2008
154 - 86
64% pos
25Y(*)
5.19
2.65
5.70
-11.79
Sep 2008 - Oct 2008
197 - 103
66% pos
30Y(*)
5.65
3.07
5.96
-11.79
Sep 2008 - Oct 2008
237 - 123
66% pos
MAX(*)
01 Jun 1991
6.08
3.46
6.05
-11.79
Sep 2008 - Oct 2008
248 - 127
66% 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 2003, are simulated. They have been calculated using the historical series of equivalent ETFs / Assets.

Correlations as of Aug 31, 2022

Monthly correlations of iShares TIPS Bond (TIP) ETF vs the main Asset Classes, over different timeframes.

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ISHARES TIPS BOND (TIP) ETF
Monthly correlations as of 31 Aug 2022
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Correlation vs TIP
 
Asset Class 1 Year 5 Years 10 Years 30 Years Since
Jan 1992
US Total Stock Market
VTI
0.75
0.50
0.35
0.16
0.16
US Large Cap
SPY
0.74
0.50
0.34
0.17
0.17
US Small Cap
IJR
0.84
0.38
0.21
0.08
0.08
US REITs
VNQ
0.65
0.59
0.57
0.29
0.30
US Technology
QQQ
0.76
0.56
0.39
0.08
0.09
Preferred Stocks
PFF
0.73
0.63
0.57
0.34
0.34
EAFE Stocks
EFA
0.70
0.42
0.36
0.17
0.17
World All Countries
VT
0.74
0.48
0.38
0.17
0.17
Emerging Markets
EEM
0.32
0.27
0.34
0.16
0.16
Europe
VGK
0.66
0.44
0.35
0.17
0.17
Pacific
VPL
0.74
0.39
0.36
0.17
0.18
Latin America
FLLA
0.20
0.17
0.28
0.13
0.12
US Total Bond Market
BND
0.82
0.85
0.83
0.84
0.84
Long Term Treasuries
TLT
0.71
0.63
0.66
0.66
0.66
US Cash
BIL
-0.51
-0.11
-0.01
0.11
0.12
Investment Grade Bonds
LQD
0.82
0.81
0.79
0.73
0.73
High Yield Bonds
HYG
0.86
0.65
0.57
0.38
0.38
International Bond Market
BNDX
0.90
0.83
0.77
0.60
0.61
Emerging Market Bonds
EMB
0.63
0.60
0.64
0.43
0.43
Gold
GLD
0.28
0.43
0.49
0.31
0.31
Commodities
DBC
-0.06
0.00
0.04
0.25
0.24

Capital Growth as of Aug 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 TIPS Bond (TIP) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

An investment of 1000$, since September 1992, now would be worth 5203.68$, with a total return of 420.37% (5.65% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 2475.59$, with a net total return of 147.56% (3.07% annualized).
An investment of 1000$, since June 1991, now would be worth 6318.08$, with a total return of 531.81% (6.08% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 2892.69$, with a net total return of 189.27% (3.46% annualized).

Drawdowns

Worst drawdowns since September 1992.

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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-11.79% Sep 2008 Oct 2008 2 Sep 2009 11 13
-10.68% Feb 1994 Oct 1994 9 May 1995 7 16
-9.24% Dec 2012 Dec 2013 13 Mar 2019 63 76
-9.04% Jan 2022 Jun 2022 6 in progress 2 8
-6.47% Feb 1996 May 1996 4 Oct 1996 5 9
-5.32% Feb 1999 Dec 1999 11 Mar 2000 3 14
-5.32% Jun 2003 Jul 2003 2 Dec 2003 5 7
-4.82% Apr 2004 Apr 2004 1 Aug 2004 4 5
-4.37% Dec 1996 Mar 1997 4 Jun 1997 3 7
-3.37% Nov 2001 Dec 2001 2 Apr 2002 4 6
-3.05% Nov 2010 Dec 2010 2 Apr 2011 4 6
-2.75% Oct 2002 Oct 2002 1 Dec 2002 2 3
-2.60% Sep 2005 Apr 2006 8 Aug 2006 4 12
-2.47% Jul 2005 Jul 2005 1 Aug 2005 1 2
-2.41% Oct 1992 Oct 1992 1 Dec 1992 2 3
-2.30% Dec 2006 Dec 2006 1 Mar 2007 3 4
-2.09% Dec 2009 Dec 2009 1 Apr 2010 4 5
-1.95% Feb 2021 Mar 2021 2 May 2021 2 4
-1.94% Mar 2003 Apr 2003 2 May 2003 1 3
-1.76% Mar 2020 Mar 2020 1 Apr 2020 1 2

Worst drawdowns since June 1991.

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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-11.79% Sep 2008 Oct 2008 2 Sep 2009 11 13
-10.68% Feb 1994 Oct 1994 9 May 1995 7 16
-9.24% Dec 2012 Dec 2013 13 Mar 2019 63 76
-9.04% Jan 2022 Jun 2022 6 in progress 2 8
-6.47% Feb 1996 May 1996 4 Oct 1996 5 9
-5.32% Feb 1999 Dec 1999 11 Mar 2000 3 14
-5.32% Jun 2003 Jul 2003 2 Dec 2003 5 7
-4.82% Apr 2004 Apr 2004 1 Aug 2004 4 5
-4.37% Dec 1996 Mar 1997 4 Jun 1997 3 7
-3.82% Jan 1992 Apr 1992 4 Jun 1992 2 6
-3.37% Nov 2001 Dec 2001 2 Apr 2002 4 6
-3.05% Nov 2010 Dec 2010 2 Apr 2011 4 6
-2.75% Oct 2002 Oct 2002 1 Dec 2002 2 3
-2.60% Sep 2005 Apr 2006 8 Aug 2006 4 12
-2.47% Jul 2005 Jul 2005 1 Aug 2005 1 2
-2.41% Oct 1992 Oct 1992 1 Dec 1992 2 3
-2.30% Dec 2006 Dec 2006 1 Mar 2007 3 4
-2.09% Dec 2009 Dec 2009 1 Apr 2010 4 5
-1.95% Feb 2021 Mar 2021 2 May 2021 2 4
-1.94% Mar 2003 Apr 2003 2 May 2003 1 3

Rolling Returns ( more details)

iShares TIPS Bond (TIP) ETF: annualized rolling and average returns

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Rolling
Period
Return (*) Negative
Periods
Average (%) Best (%) Worst (%)
1 Year
6.42 23.02
Jan 1995 - Dec 1995
-9.37
Nov 1993 - Oct 1994
16.76%
2 Years
6.22 18.28
Sep 1991 - Aug 1993
-2.64
Jan 2013 - Dec 2014
6.25%
3 Years
6.05 14.69
Jun 2000 - May 2003
-2.34
Jan 2013 - Dec 2015
3.53%
5 Years
5.98 11.54
Jan 2000 - Dec 2004
-0.28
Dec 2012 - Nov 2017
2.22%
7 Years
5.98 10.58
Apr 1997 - Mar 2004
0.61
Feb 2012 - Jan 2019
0.00%
10 Years
6.11 9.83
Nov 1994 - Oct 2004
1.47
Sep 2012 - Aug 2022
0.00%
15 Years
6.09 8.65
Aug 1991 - Jul 2006
3.53
Mar 2004 - Feb 2019
0.00%
20 Years
6.15 8.32
Aug 1991 - Jul 2011
4.06
Sep 2002 - Aug 2022
0.00%
(*) Annualized rolling and average returns over full calendar month periods

If you need a deeper detail about rolling returns, please refer to the iShares TIPS Bond (TIP) ETF: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality

iShares TIPS Bond (TIP) 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 %
0.87
81%
0.25
61%
-0.02
52%
0.37
65%
0.66
68%
0.39
63%
1.01
75%
0.81
69%
0.47
61%
0.17
65%
0.47
74%
0.61
61%
Best
Year
3.6
2008
3.7
2003
5.9
2009
3.0
2020
5.1
1995
3.6
1993
4.7
1997
3.6
2002
3.2
2003
3.6
1996
4.1
2007
6.5
2008
Worst
Year
-3.4
1992
-3.5
1994
-4.2
1994
-4.8
2004
-4.2
2013
-3.8
2013
-4.5
2003
-3.7
2022
-4.0
2008
-8.1
2008
-2.3
2001
-2.3
2006
Statistics calculated for the period Jun 1991 - Aug 2022

Monthly/Yearly Returns

iShares TIPS Bond (TIP) ETF monthly and yearly returns: how is the distribution of the returns recorded so far?

MONTHLY RETURNS HISTOGRAM
248 Positive Months (66%) - 127 Negative Months (34%)
Jun 1991 - 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
-8.59 -13.95 -2.1 0.9 -1.9 -2.2 -1.0 -3.1 4.3 -3.7
2021
+5.67 -1.28 0.3 -1.7 -0.3 1.4 1.0 0.7 2.7 -0.2 -0.8 1.1 0.9 0.4
2020
+10.84 +9.35 2.1 0.9 -1.8 3.0 0.7 1.0 2.3 0.9 -0.4 -0.7 1.2 1.1
2019
+8.35 +5.93 1.4 -0.2 2.0 0.2 1.8 0.7 0.3 2.3 -1.1 0.0 0.3 0.3
2018
-1.42 -3.27 -0.9 -1.0 1.0 -0.1 0.3 0.6 -0.5 0.6 -1.0 -1.5 0.5 0.5
2017
+2.92 +0.79 0.9 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0 -0.9 0.5 1.0 -0.7 0.2 0.1 0.9
2016
+4.68 +2.55 1.6 1.2 1.7 0.2 -0.6 2.2 0.6 -0.3 0.8 -0.5 -2.1 0.0
2015
-1.75 -2.47 3.2 -1.3 -0.5 0.7 -1.0 -1.0 0.5 -0.9 -0.5 0.3 -0.1 -1.0
2014
+3.59 +2.81 2.1 0.4 -0.5 1.3 2.0 0.4 -0.1 0.6 -2.6 0.9 0.2 -1.1
2013
-8.49 -9.84 -0.5 0.2 0.2 0.8 -4.2 -3.8 0.9 -1.8 1.8 0.3 -1.1 -1.5
2012
+6.39 +4.57 2.3 -0.6 -0.9 1.8 1.9 -0.7 1.8 -0.2 0.5 0.6 0.6 -0.8
2011
+13.28 +10.02 0.0 0.7 1.2 2.4 0.3 0.7 3.9 0.6 0.0 2.1 0.5 0.2
2010
+6.14 +4.57 1.5 -1.3 0.0 2.5 0.2 1.3 -0.2 1.9 0.8 2.5 -1.7 -1.4
2009
+8.94 +6.05 0.0 -2.2 5.9 -1.8 2.0 0.2 0.1 0.8 2.0 1.1 2.8 -2.1
2008
+0.04 -0.05 3.6 1.4 -0.1 -1.4 0.1 1.8 -0.6 0.8 -4.0 -8.1 0.9 6.5
2007
+11.92 +7.53 0.2 2.0 0.3 0.7 -1.3 -0.2 2.3 0.8 1.3 1.2 4.1 0.1
2006
+0.28 -2.21 0.0 0.0 -2.1 -0.2 0.3 0.4 1.5 1.7 0.1 -0.1 1.1 -2.3
2005
+2.49 -0.89 0.0 -0.5 0.2 1.8 0.8 0.5 -2.5 2.5 -0.2 -1.3 0.2 1.0
2004
+8.28 +4.86 1.2 2.1 1.7 -4.8 2.0 -0.1 0.8 2.7 0.1 1.1 -0.3 1.8
2003
+8.00 +6.01 0.6 3.7 -1.6 -0.3 4.7 -0.9 -4.5 1.7 3.2 0.5 0.1 0.9
2002
+16.61 +13.90 0.6 1.6 -0.6 2.8 1.5 1.3 1.7 3.6 2.5 -2.8 0.0 3.5
2001
+7.61 +5.97 1.9 1.7 0.9 0.6 1.1 -0.1 1.6 0.3 0.5 2.3 -2.3 -1.1
2000
+17.65 +13.80 0.5 2.4 2.7 -0.5 -0.4 2.3 1.0 2.0 -0.1 1.4 2.7 2.2
1999
-4.47 -6.97 0.9 -2.9 0.0 0.5 -1.2 -0.9 -0.5 -0.3 1.2 0.4 -0.5 -1.1
1998
+9.27 +7.53 1.5 -0.4 0.2 0.6 1.2 1.2 0.1 2.3 2.4 -0.8 0.7 -0.2
1997
+12.71 +10.83 -0.3 0.0 -2.2 2.5 1.1 1.6 4.7 -1.7 2.2 2.0 1.1 1.2
1996
+1.33 -1.93 0.1 -3.5 -1.4 -1.3 -0.5 1.8 0.2 -1.2 2.8 3.6 2.8 -1.9
1995
+23.02 +19.98 2.6 2.2 0.8 1.2 5.1 0.8 -0.4 2.0 1.5 1.5 1.8 2.0
1994
-6.25 -8.69 2.6 -3.5 -4.2 -1.6 -0.6 -0.5 3.0 -0.1 -2.9 -0.5 0.4 1.9
1993
+15.75 +12.65 2.3 3.3 0.1 0.8 0.2 3.6 1.5 3.6 0.3 0.2 -1.5 0.4
1992
+8.74 +5.67 -3.4 1.4 -1.3 -0.5 3.0 1.7 3.8 0.9 2.1 -2.4 0.4 2.9
1991
- - -0.3 1.5 2.8 2.8 0.8 1.0 5.6

ETF Returns, up to December 2003, are simulated. They have been calculated using the historical series of equivalent ETFs / Assets.

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