Data Source: from January 1986 to September 2021

Last Update: 30 Sep 2021

Category: Stocks
ETF: Vanguard FTSE Pacific (VPL)

In the last 10 years, the Vanguard FTSE Pacific (VPL) ETF obtained a 8.32% compound annual return, with a 13.53% standard deviation.

In the last 25 years, a 3.29% compound annual return, with a 17.32% standard deviation.

In 2020, the portfolio granted a 2.08% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the Vanguard FTSE Pacific (VPL) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

The ETF is related to the following investment themes:

  • Asset Class: Equity
  • Size: Large Cap
  • Style: Blend
  • Region: Developed Asia Pacific
  • Country: Broad Developed Asia Pacific

The Vanguard FTSE Pacific (VPL) ETF is present in the following Lazy Portfolios:

Portfolio Name Author ETF Weight
Coward's Portfolio Bill Bernstein 5.0%
Family Taxable Portfolio Ted Aronson 15.0%
Gone Fishin' Portfolio Alexander Green 10.0%

Capital Growth and Historical Returns

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

If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the Vanguard FTSE Pacific (VPL) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

Time Range:

ETF Returns, up to December 2005, are simulated. They have been calculated using the historical series of equivalent ETFs / Assets.

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Period Returns
Sep 2021
Standard
Deviation *
Max
Drawdown
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
-0.88%
-0.88%
Sep 2021 - Sep 2021
0 - 1
3M
-1.11%
-1.12%
Jul 2021 - Sep 2021
1 - 2
6M
+0.27%
-1.69%
Jun 2021 - Sep 2021
3 - 3
YTD
+3.08%
-1.69%
Jun 2021 - Sep 2021
5 - 4
1Y
+21.93%
12.89%
-1.69%
Jun 2021 - Sep 2021
7 - 5
3Y
+7.20%
annualized
16.28%
-20.70%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
23 - 13
5Y
+8.78%
annualized
13.47%
-23.42%
Feb 2018 - Mar 2020
39 - 21
10Y
+8.32%
annualized
13.53%
-23.42%
Feb 2018 - Mar 2020
76 - 44
20Y
+6.65%
annualized
15.85%
-52.45%
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
143 - 97
25Y
+3.29%
annualized
17.32%
-53.17%
Jan 2000 - Mar 2003
167 - 133
MAX
01 Jan 1986
+5.90%
annualized
19.67%
-53.17%
Jan 2000 - Mar 2003
241 - 188
* Annualized St.Dev. of monthly returns

Drawdowns

Drawdonws Chart:

Rolling Returns ( more details)

Vanguard FTSE Pacific (VPL) ETF: annualized rolling and average returns

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Return (*) Negative
Periods
Rolling Period Average Best Worst
1 Year
+7.46% +104.33%
Feb 1986 - Jan 1987
-44.49%
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
39.00%
2 Years
+4.96% +64.94%
Feb 1986 - Jan 1988
-27.85%
Mar 2007 - Feb 2009
36.95%
3 Years
+3.87% +51.02%
Jan 1986 - Dec 1988
-22.31%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2003
34.01%
5 Years
+3.11% +20.76%
Nov 2002 - Oct 2007
-10.23%
Sep 1993 - Aug 1998
33.78%
7 Years
+2.98% +12.02%
Jan 1986 - Dec 1992
-9.84%
May 1996 - Apr 2003
20.81%
10 Years
+2.67% +13.29%
Jan 1986 - Dec 1995
-4.91%
May 1993 - Apr 2003
26.45%
15 Years
+2.56% +8.94%
Feb 2003 - Jan 2018
-3.90%
May 1988 - Apr 2003
20.40%
20 Years
+2.62% +7.01%
Feb 1986 - Jan 2006
-2.11%
Mar 1989 - Feb 2009
7.89%

* Annualized rolling and average returns over full calendar month periods

If you need a deeper detail about rolling returns, please refer to the Vanguard FTSE Pacific (VPL) ETF: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality and Yearly/Monthly Returns

In the table below, for the Vanguard FTSE Pacific (VPL) ETF, the average monthly return is represented.

Below each return, it's also mentioned the probability of obtaining a positive monthly result (Win %).

Both the Average Return and the Gain Frequency are useful to get an idea of what happened in the past.

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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 %
0.18
50%
0.65
64%
1.46
58%
2.60
72%
-0.03
47%
0.08
47%
0.89
53%
-0.51
44%
0.03
56%
0.30
57%
0.44
66%
1.59
60%
Best
Year
15.1
1987
11.0
1991
15.7
1986
15.8
1993
14.4
1990
9.9
1986
12.6
1989
13.6
1992
8.8
2013
24.1
1990
12.0
2020
11.2
2008
Worst
Year
-12.7
2009
-10.5
2009
-16.4
1990
-7.0
2000
-9.6
2010
-8.0
2008
-9.6
2000
-12.1
1998
-16.3
1990
-18.6
2008
-14.3
1993
-6.1
2018
Statistics calculated for the period Jan 1986 - Sep 2021

For further information about the seasonality, check the Asset Class Seasonality page.

Monthly Returns of Vanguard FTSE Pacific (VPL) ETF:

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Months
Year Return Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2021
+3.08% -0.4 1.8 1.4 0.4 1.6 -0.6 -1.0 0.8 -0.9
2020
+16.67% -3.6 -7.4 -11.2 6.3 6.1 2.7 0.5 6.2 0.6 -1.1 12.0 6.8
2019
+18.16% 7.4 0.9 0.5 1.2 -5.0 5.2 -1.4 -2.6 4.5 3.2 1.1 2.5
2018
-14.40% 4.8 -4.0 -0.3 0.3 -1.1 -2.6 0.8 -1.0 2.1 -9.9 2.4 -6.1
2017
+28.86% 4.9 2.2 1.8 0.8 2.2 1.7 2.8 0.2 1.1 4.3 2.2 1.6
2016
+5.35% -6.0 -3.5 7.7 0.5 1.1 0.1 5.8 0.2 3.0 -0.9 -1.4 -0.6
2015
+2.03% 1.2 6.1 0.6 3.5 -0.6 -2.5 -0.5 -7.7 -3.9 7.6 0.0 -0.8
2014
-4.82% -6.8 4.0 -0.4 -0.1 3.2 2.9 0.9 -0.5 -4.7 3.1 -3.8 -2.2
2013
+17.87% 3.1 2.0 3.6 5.4 -7.7 -0.4 1.9 -1.5 8.8 1.6 0.0 0.6
2012
+15.91% 6.7 4.2 0.5 -2.2 -9.6 6.7 -0.9 1.1 1.8 0.3 2.6 4.9
2011
-13.76% -0.1 4.3 -6.0 3.5 -2.9 0.7 1.0 -6.6 -9.2 5.4 -0.5 -3.2
2010
+15.58% -1.9 2.3 5.9 -1.1 -9.6 -2.5 7.6 -2.4 7.9 2.0 0.6 7.3
2009
+20.34% -12.7 -10.5 9.9 8.9 12.0 0.9 7.4 3.2 2.0 -3.2 2.1 2.1
2008
-34.02% -5.5 -1.8 -1.9 7.7 2.2 -8.0 -3.9 -5.1 -9.2 -18.6 -4.6 11.2
2007
+4.44% 0.8 2.6 0.3 -0.6 3.0 -0.1 -0.3 -1.9 5.6 3.3 -3.9 -4.0
2006
+11.61% 4.5 -2.0 3.5 4.0 -6.0 -0.9 -1.0 2.1 -1.1 3.0 1.5 3.9
2005
+22.59% -1.8 2.6 -2.5 -1.9 -0.9 1.1 1.9 6.0 8.7 -2.3 3.1 7.4
2004
+18.83% 2.0 0.9 9.6 -6.6 -1.3 5.0 -5.1 1.2 -0.4 3.0 5.7 4.6
2003
+38.42% -2.9 0.2 -3.0 0.9 4.8 6.3 4.5 7.8 5.4 5.3 -2.3 6.8
2002
-9.32% -5.8 2.6 7.1 3.5 4.8 -5.2 -6.7 -0.8 -5.7 -3.3 3.6 -2.6
2001
-26.34% -0.3 -4.3 -4.7 9.0 -2.6 -4.9 -6.6 -2.3 -10.4 1.0 1.6 -4.5
2000
-25.74% -4.9 -2.2 7.3 -7.0 -5.9 7.8 -9.6 5.5 -5.1 -5.9 -3.6 -4.0
1999
+57.05% 0.6 -2.0 12.6 6.8 -5.6 8.2 7.7 -0.9 4.7 4.0 5.0 6.3
1998
+2.41% 5.3 3.4 -5.5 -2.0 -6.8 -0.3 -1.8 -12.1 0.0 17.6 4.8 2.7
1997
-25.67% -8.4 2.1 -3.6 2.0 10.1 6.2 -2.7 -10.3 -0.3 -12.2 -5.6 -4.4
1996
-7.82% 0.4 -1.2 3.1 5.2 -4.1 0.2 -4.8 -2.6 3.5 -4.7 2.9 -5.2
1995
+2.75% -6.1 -2.8 7.0 5.1 -3.9 -4.4 7.2 -3.9 1.0 -4.9 4.9 4.9
1994
+13.04% 11.4 2.3 -5.5 4.9 2.5 3.0 -2.0 1.7 -2.5 2.4 -5.7 1.0
1993
+35.46% -0.3 4.5 12.3 15.8 4.1 -2.7 5.8 3.1 -3.5 2.3 -14.3 6.9
1992
-18.17% -3.9 -7.0 -9.1 -4.7 8.0 -7.6 -1.9 13.6 -2.1 -3.5 2.1 -1.3
1991
+10.78% 3.2 11.0 -5.4 3.6 -0.7 -6.4 3.5 -5.2 8.0 4.1 -6.5 3.1
1990
-33.87% -5.0 -8.5 -16.4 -2.5 14.4 -2.6 0.8 -10.9 -16.3 24.1 -12.9 3.0
1989
+7.23% 1.5 1.2 -3.4 0.7 -5.1 -4.3 12.6 -5.4 7.1 -2.6 4.6 1.6
1988
+30.52% 6.8 7.3 7.0 1.8 -2.7 -4.0 2.3 -6.4 2.2 5.8 8.8 -0.6
1987
+43.55% 15.1 1.6 13.9 14.1 0.6 -6.0 -2.6 12.5 -2.2 -8.9 2.4 -0.1
1986
+83.80% 3.6 10.8 15.7 6.3 0.2 9.9 10.5 5.9 0.6 -11.2 6.4 6.3

ETF Returns, up to December 2005, are simulated. They have been calculated using the historical series of equivalent ETFs / Assets.

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