Data Source: from July 2006 to April 2022
Consolidated Returns as of 30 Apr 2022
Live Update: May 27 2022
Category: Stocks
ETF: ProShares Ultra S&P 500 (SSO)
ETF • LIVE PERFORMANCE (USD currency)
4.92%
1 Day
May 27 2022
0.65%
Current Month
May 2022

In the last 15 Years, the ProShares Ultra S&P 500 (SSO) ETF obtained a 11.82% compound annual return, with a 31.84% standard deviation.

In 2021, the ETF granted a 0.17% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the ProShares Ultra S&P 500 (SSO) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

The ETF is related to the following investment themes:

  • Leveraged: 2x
  • Asset Class: Equity
  • Size: Large Cap
  • Style: Blend
  • Region: North America
  • Country: U.S.

The ProShares Ultra S&P 500 (SSO) ETF is part of the following Lazy Portfolios:

Historical Returns as of Apr 30, 2022

Historical returns and stats of ProShares Ultra S&P 500 (SSO) ETF. Total Returns and Inflation Adjusted Returns are both mentioned.

PROSHARES ULTRA S&P 500 (SSO) ETF
Consolidated returns as of 30 Apr 2022
Data Source: from July 2006 to April 2022
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Period Return (%)
as of Apr 2022
Return (%)
Infl.Adj.
Standard
Deviation (%)
Max
Drawdown (%)
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
Apr 2022
-17.39
-17.66
-17.39
Apr 2022 - Apr 2022
0 - 1
3M
-17.11
-19.04
-17.39
Apr 2022 - Apr 2022
1 - 2
6M
-20.79
-24.10
-25.89
Jan 2022 - Apr 2022
2 - 4
YTD
-25.89
-28.09
-25.89
Jan 2022 - Apr 2022
1 - 3
1Y
-4.08
-11.37
30.88
-25.89
Jan 2022 - Apr 2022
7 - 5
58% pos
3Y(*)
19.92
15.09
38.10
-40.91
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
23 - 13
64% pos
5Y(*)
20.71
16.73
33.39
-40.91
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
43 - 17
72% pos
10Y(*)
22.96
20.16
27.70
-40.91
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
84 - 36
70% pos
15Y(*)
11.82
9.33
31.84
-81.35
Jun 2007 - Feb 2009
114 - 66
63% pos
MAX(*)
01 Jul 2006
13.14
10.61
31.13
-81.35
Jun 2007 - Feb 2009
123 - 67
65% pos
(*) Returns over 1 year are annualized

US Inflation is updated to Apr 2022. Current inflation (annualized) is 1Y: 8.22% , 5Y: 3.40% , 10Y: 2.33%

Capital Growth as of Apr 30, 2022

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

If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the ProShares Ultra S&P 500 (SSO) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

An investment of 1000$, since May 2007, now would be worth 5341.23$, with a total return of 434.12% (11.82% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 3809.91$, with a net total return of 280.99% (9.33% annualized).
An investment of 1000$, since July 2006, now would be worth 7061.10$, with a total return of 606.11% (13.14% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 4936.31$, with a net total return of 393.63% (10.61% annualized).

Drawdowns

Worst drawdowns since May 2007.

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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-81.35% Jun 2007 Feb 2009 21 Oct 2013 56 77
-40.91% Jan 2020 Mar 2020 3 Aug 2020 5 8
-27.03% Oct 2018 Dec 2018 3 Jul 2019 7 10
-25.89% Jan 2022 Apr 2022 4 in progress 4
-17.36% Jun 2015 Sep 2015 4 Jul 2016 10 14
-13.17% Feb 2018 Mar 2018 2 Aug 2018 5 7
-12.91% Sep 2020 Oct 2020 2 Nov 2020 1 3
-9.41% Sep 2021 Sep 2021 1 Oct 2021 1 2
-7.23% Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 Feb 2014 1 2
-6.94% Dec 2014 Jan 2015 2 Feb 2015 1 3
-4.04% Aug 2019 Aug 2019 1 Oct 2019 2 3
-3.95% Sep 2016 Oct 2016 2 Nov 2016 1 3
-3.43% Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 May 2015 2 3
-2.93% Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 Oct 2014 1 2
-2.88% Jul 2014 Jul 2014 1 Aug 2014 1 2
-2.30% Jan 2021 Jan 2021 1 Feb 2021 1 2
-1.72% Nov 2021 Nov 2021 1 Dec 2021 1 2
-0.02% Mar 2017 Mar 2017 1 Apr 2017 1 2

Worst drawdowns since July 2006.

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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-81.35% Jun 2007 Feb 2009 21 Oct 2013 56 77
-40.91% Jan 2020 Mar 2020 3 Aug 2020 5 8
-27.03% Oct 2018 Dec 2018 3 Jul 2019 7 10
-25.89% Jan 2022 Apr 2022 4 in progress 4
-17.36% Jun 2015 Sep 2015 4 Jul 2016 10 14
-13.17% Feb 2018 Mar 2018 2 Aug 2018 5 7
-12.91% Sep 2020 Oct 2020 2 Nov 2020 1 3
-9.41% Sep 2021 Sep 2021 1 Oct 2021 1 2
-7.23% Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 Feb 2014 1 2
-6.94% Dec 2014 Jan 2015 2 Feb 2015 1 3
-4.57% Feb 2007 Feb 2007 1 Apr 2007 2 3
-4.04% Aug 2019 Aug 2019 1 Oct 2019 2 3
-3.95% Sep 2016 Oct 2016 2 Nov 2016 1 3
-3.43% Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 May 2015 2 3
-2.93% Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 Oct 2014 1 2
-2.88% Jul 2014 Jul 2014 1 Aug 2014 1 2
-2.30% Jan 2021 Jan 2021 1 Feb 2021 1 2
-1.72% Nov 2021 Nov 2021 1 Dec 2021 1 2
-0.02% Mar 2017 Mar 2017 1 Apr 2017 1 2

Rolling Returns ( more details)

ProShares Ultra S&P 500 (SSO) ETF: annualized rolling and average returns

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Rolling
Period
Return (*) Negative
Periods
Average (%) Best (%) Worst (%)
1 Year
20.73 130.52
Apr 2020 - Mar 2021
-74.37
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
21.79%
2 Years
16.75 77.84
Mar 2009 - Feb 2011
-53.20
Mar 2007 - Feb 2009
17.37%
3 Years
17.10 48.15
Mar 2009 - Feb 2012
-28.40
Jul 2007 - Jun 2010
18.06%
5 Years
18.83 44.13
Mar 2009 - Feb 2014
-11.68
Oct 2006 - Sep 2011
15.27%
7 Years
19.29 31.91
Oct 2011 - Sep 2018
2.51
Sep 2006 - Aug 2013
0.00%
10 Years
18.84 30.24
Mar 2009 - Feb 2019
6.51
Nov 2006 - Oct 2016
0.00%
15 Years
14.08 15.08
Sep 2006 - Aug 2021
11.82
May 2007 - Apr 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 ProShares Ultra S&P 500 (SSO) ETF: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality

ProShares Ultra S&P 500 (SSO) 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 %
-1.12
44%
0.12
56%
2.23
63%
5.05
88%
0.58
73%
-0.50
53%
4.17
75%
0.60
69%
-0.12
56%
1.52
63%
2.82
69%
1.93
69%
Best
Year
15.7
2019
11.4
2015
14.6
2009
25.2
2020
11.2
2009
14.1
2019
14.5
2009
14.3
2020
18.4
2010
21.8
2011
22.5
2020
13.9
2010
Worst
Year
-16.5
2009
-21.1
2009
-29.8
2020
-17.4
2022
-16.1
2010
-16.3
2008
-7.0
2007
-12.8
2011
-19.6
2008
-34.9
2008
-17.0
2008
-17.7
2018
Statistics calculated for the period Jul 2006 - Apr 2022

Monthly/Yearly Returns

ProShares Ultra S&P 500 (SSO) ETF monthly and yearly returns: how is the distribution of the returns recorded so far?

MONTHLY RETURNS HISTOGRAM
123 Positive Months (65%) - 67 Negative Months (35%)
Jul 2006 - Apr 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
-25.89 -28.09 -10.6 -6.3 7.1 -17.4
2021
+60.45 +49.82 -2.3 5.3 9.0 10.6 1.1 4.4 4.7 5.9 -9.4 14.3 -1.7 8.8
2020
+21.53 +20.00 -0.4 -15.5 -29.8 25.2 9.2 3.0 11.7 14.3 -8.0 -5.4 22.5 7.4
2019
+63.45 +59.84 15.7 6.2 3.4 7.7 -12.8 14.1 2.5 -4.0 3.6 4.0 7.1 5.6
2018
-14.62 -16.23 11.2 -8.1 -5.5 0.2 4.4 1.0 7.1 6.2 0.9 -14.0 3.1 -17.7
2017
+44.35 +41.34 3.5 7.8 0.0 1.9 2.5 1.0 3.9 0.3 3.8 4.5 5.9 2.4
2016
+21.55 +19.10 -10.4 -0.6 14.0 0.6 3.2 0.2 7.4 0.1 -0.3 -3.7 7.2 4.0
2015
-1.19 -1.82 -6.1 11.4 -3.4 1.8 2.3 -4.1 4.2 -12.5 -5.5 17.4 0.6 -3.8
2014
+25.53 +24.72 -7.2 9.1 1.5 1.2 4.4 4.1 -2.9 7.9 -2.9 4.4 5.5 -0.8
2013
+70.46 +67.92 10.3 2.2 7.4 3.9 4.6 -3.1 10.4 -6.1 6.5 9.1 5.8 5.1
2012
+31.04 +28.77 9.0 8.4 6.7 -1.6 -11.4 7.3 2.5 4.6 4.9 -4.1 0.9 2.1
2011
-2.92 -5.80 4.3 6.9 -0.4 5.7 -2.4 -3.7 -4.2 -12.8 -13.9 21.8 -1.6 1.9
2010
+26.83 +25.04 -7.5 6.1 12.4 2.8 -16.1 -10.9 14.1 -9.3 18.4 7.6 -0.4 13.9
2009
+47.26 +43.23 -16.5 -21.1 14.6 20.3 11.2 -0.6 14.5 7.4 7.1 -4.3 12.3 3.7
2008
-67.94 -67.93 -12.9 -5.4 -3.1 9.3 2.4 -16.3 -2.5 2.2 -19.6 -34.9 -17.0 -1.0
2007
+1.04 -2.95 2.1 -4.6 1.9 8.6 6.2 -3.8 -7.0 1.1 7.8 2.1 -8.5 -3.1
2006
- - 0.5 4.3 4.7 5.5 3.4 2.5
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