Last Update: 31 December 2022

Holding a position in the VanEck Africa Index ETF (AFK) ETF, how long should you stay invested to have high probability to obtain a positive return?

All the returns are calculated over the available historical serie, starting from August 2008 until December 2022.

In order to have complete information about the ETF, please refer to the VanEck Africa Index ETF (AFK) ETF: historical returns page.

Rolling Returns

VanEck Africa Index ETF (AFK) ETF: annualized rolling and average returns

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Rolling
Period
Return (*) Negative
Periods
Average (%) Best (%) Worst (%)
1 Year
2.45 72.74
Apr 2020 - Mar 2021
-37.46
Apr 2019 - Mar 2020
44.44%
2 Years
1.06 36.49
Feb 2009 - Jan 2011
-26.91
Apr 2018 - Mar 2020
46.67%
3 Years
-0.60 20.90
Mar 2009 - Feb 2012
-16.61
Feb 2013 - Jan 2016
43.48%
4 Years
-0.80 17.52
Feb 2009 - Jan 2013
-10.78
Mar 2012 - Feb 2016
63.49%
5 Years
-0.95 14.37
Mar 2009 - Feb 2014
-10.13
Apr 2015 - Mar 2020
63.16%
6 Years
-1.37 8.77
Mar 2009 - Feb 2015
-11.35
Apr 2014 - Mar 2020
65.69%
7 Years
-1.99 2.37
Dec 2015 - Nov 2022
-9.15
Apr 2013 - Mar 2020
86.67%
8 Years
-1.74 4.86
Feb 2009 - Jan 2017
-7.32
Apr 2012 - Mar 2020
76.92%
9 Years
-1.14 6.98
Feb 2009 - Jan 2018
-7.44
Apr 2011 - Mar 2020
77.27%
10 Years
-1.08 4.57
Feb 2009 - Jan 2019
-6.07
Apr 2010 - Mar 2020
75.93%
11 Years
-0.87 3.51
Feb 2009 - Jan 2020
-3.67
Aug 2008 - Jul 2019
78.57%
12 Years
-0.18 4.13
Mar 2009 - Feb 2021
-4.53
Aug 2008 - Jul 2020
46.67%
13 Years
0.40 4.25
Mar 2009 - Feb 2022
-2.16
Aug 2008 - Jul 2021
61.11%
14 Years
-1.25 1.31
Dec 2008 - Nov 2022
-3.30
Aug 2008 - Jul 2022
66.67%
(*) 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
+2.45% +72.74%
Apr 2020 - Mar 2021
-37.46%
Apr 2019 - Mar 2020
44.44%
72 out of 162
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
+1.06% +36.49%
Feb 2009 - Jan 2011
-26.91%
Apr 2018 - Mar 2020
46.67%
70 out of 150
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
-0.60% +20.90%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2012
-16.61%
Feb 2013 - Jan 2016
43.48%
60 out of 138
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
-0.80% +17.52%
Feb 2009 - Jan 2013
-10.78%
Mar 2012 - Feb 2016
63.49%
80 out of 126
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
-0.95% +14.37%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2014
-10.13%
Apr 2015 - Mar 2020
63.16%
72 out of 114
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
-1.37% +8.77%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2015
-11.35%
Apr 2014 - Mar 2020
65.69%
67 out of 102
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
-1.99% +2.37%
Dec 2015 - Nov 2022
-9.15%
Apr 2013 - Mar 2020
86.67%
78 out of 90
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
-1.74% +4.86%
Feb 2009 - Jan 2017
-7.32%
Apr 2012 - Mar 2020
76.92%
60 out of 78
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
-1.14% +6.98%
Feb 2009 - Jan 2018
-7.44%
Apr 2011 - Mar 2020
77.27%
51 out of 66
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
-1.08% +4.57%
Feb 2009 - Jan 2019
-6.07%
Apr 2010 - Mar 2020
75.93%
41 out of 54
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
-0.87% +3.51%
Feb 2009 - Jan 2020
-3.67%
Aug 2008 - Jul 2019
78.57%
33 out of 42
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
-0.18% +4.13%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2021
-4.53%
Aug 2008 - Jul 2020
46.67%
14 out of 30
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
+0.40% +4.25%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2022
-2.16%
Aug 2008 - Jul 2021
61.11%
11 out of 18
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
-1.25% +1.31%
Dec 2008 - Nov 2022
-3.30%
Aug 2008 - Jul 2022
66.67%
4 out of 6
14 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time
14 Years Annualized Rolling Returns Histogram

In order to have complete information about the ETF, please refer to the VanEck Africa Index ETF (AFK) ETF: historical returns page.

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