Last Update: 31 December 2021

Holding a position in the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets (VWO) 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 8 years rolling periods, you would have obtained a positive returns 91.27% of times

All the returns are calculated over the available historical serie, starting from January 1995 until December 2021.

In order to have complete information about the ETF, please refer to the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets (VWO) ETF: historical returns page.

Rolling Returns

Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets (VWO) ETF: annualized rolling and average returns

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Return (*) Negative
Periods
Rolling Period Average Best Worst
1 Year
+10.11% +88.37%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2010
-56.27%
Dec 2007 - Nov 2008
34.82%
2 Years
+7.65% +51.09%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2011
-25.90%
Sep 1996 - Aug 1998
39.53%
3 Years
+6.96% +45.41%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2006
-15.31%
Sep 1995 - Aug 1998
32.18%
4 Years
+7.20% +38.39%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2007
-11.74%
Oct 1997 - Sep 2001
23.10%
5 Years
+7.37% +39.76%
Nov 2002 - Oct 2007
-8.82%
Aug 1997 - Jul 2002
21.51%
6 Years
+7.25% +33.31%
Nov 2001 - Oct 2007
-7.23%
Mar 1997 - Feb 2003
23.72%
7 Years
+7.49% +23.91%
Dec 2000 - Nov 2007
-4.75%
Apr 1996 - Mar 2003
10.79%
8 Years
+7.84% +22.36%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2011
-3.62%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2015
8.73%
9 Years
+8.18% +21.34%
Oct 1998 - Sep 2007
-2.08%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2016
5.07%
10 Years
+8.32% +17.52%
Sep 1998 - Aug 2008
+0.02%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2017
0.00%
11 Years
+8.43% +15.48%
Oct 2001 - Sep 2012
-1.24%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2018
1.55%
12 Years
+8.42% +15.12%
Oct 1998 - Sep 2010
-0.16%
May 2008 - Apr 2020
2.21%
13 Years
+8.13% +14.52%
Sep 1998 - Aug 2011
+0.50%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2020
0.00%
14 Years
+8.07% +12.87%
Sep 1998 - Aug 2012
+1.67%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2021
0.00%
15 Years
+8.36% +12.42%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2018
+4.32%
Jan 2007 - Dec 2021
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
+10.11% +88.37%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2010
-56.27%
Dec 2007 - Nov 2008
34.82%
109 out of 313
1 Year Annualized Rolling Returns over time

Annualized Rolling Returns - 2 Years (24 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+7.65% +51.09%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2011
-25.90%
Sep 1996 - Aug 1998
39.53%
119 out of 301
2 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time

Annualized Rolling Returns - 3 Years (36 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+6.96% +45.41%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2006
-15.31%
Sep 1995 - Aug 1998
32.18%
93 out of 289
3 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time

Annualized Rolling Returns - 4 Years (48 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+7.20% +38.39%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2007
-11.74%
Oct 1997 - Sep 2001
23.10%
64 out of 277
4 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time

Annualized Rolling Returns - 5 Years (60 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+7.37% +39.76%
Nov 2002 - Oct 2007
-8.82%
Aug 1997 - Jul 2002
21.51%
57 out of 265
5 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time

Annualized Rolling Returns - 6 Years (72 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+7.25% +33.31%
Nov 2001 - Oct 2007
-7.23%
Mar 1997 - Feb 2003
23.72%
60 out of 253
6 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time

Annualized Rolling Returns - 7 Years (84 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+7.49% +23.91%
Dec 2000 - Nov 2007
-4.75%
Apr 1996 - Mar 2003
10.79%
26 out of 241
7 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time

Annualized Rolling Returns - 8 Years (96 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+7.84% +22.36%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2011
-3.62%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2015
8.73%
20 out of 229
8 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time

Annualized Rolling Returns - 9 Years (108 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+8.18% +21.34%
Oct 1998 - Sep 2007
-2.08%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2016
5.07%
11 out of 217
9 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time

Annualized Rolling Returns - 10 Years (120 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+8.32% +17.52%
Sep 1998 - Aug 2008
+0.02%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2017
0.00%
0 out of 205
10 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time

Annualized Rolling Returns - 11 Years (132 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+8.43% +15.48%
Oct 2001 - Sep 2012
-1.24%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2018
1.55%
3 out of 193
11 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time

Annualized Rolling Returns - 12 Years (144 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+8.42% +15.12%
Oct 1998 - Sep 2010
-0.16%
May 2008 - Apr 2020
2.21%
4 out of 181
12 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time

Annualized Rolling Returns - 13 Years (156 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+8.13% +14.52%
Sep 1998 - Aug 2011
+0.50%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2020
0.00%
0 out of 169
13 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time

Annualized Rolling Returns - 14 Years (168 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+8.07% +12.87%
Sep 1998 - Aug 2012
+1.67%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2021
0.00%
0 out of 157
14 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time

Annualized Rolling Returns - 15 Years (180 months)

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Average
Return
Best
Return
Worst
Return
Negative
Periods
+8.36% +12.42%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2018
+4.32%
Jan 2007 - Dec 2021
0.00%
0 out of 145
15 Years Annualized Rolling Returns over time

In order to have complete information about the ETF, please refer to the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets (VWO) ETF: historical returns page.

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