Data Source: from January 1986 to August 2022
Consolidated Returns as of 31 Aug 2022
Live Update: Sep 23 2022
Category: Stocks
ETF: Vanguard FTSE Pacific (VPL)
ETF • LIVE PERFORMANCE (USD currency)
2.46%
1 Day
Sep 23 2022
7.57%
Current Month
September 2022

In the last 30 Years, the Vanguard FTSE Pacific (VPL) ETF obtained a 3.39% compound annual return, with a 17.45% standard deviation.

In 2021, the ETF granted a 3.15% 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 part of the following Lazy Portfolios:

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

Historical Returns as of Aug 31, 2022

Historical returns and stats of Vanguard FTSE Pacific (VPL) ETF. Total Returns and Inflation Adjusted Returns are both mentioned.

VANGUARD FTSE PACIFIC (VPL) ETF
Consolidated returns as of 31 Aug 2022
Data Source: from January 1986 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
-4.05
-4.02
-4.05
Aug 2022 - Aug 2022
0 - 1
3M
-7.21
-8.42
-8.19
Jun 2022 - Jun 2022
1 - 2
6M
-12.70
-16.37
-13.63
Mar 2022 - Jun 2022
2 - 4
YTD
-16.99
-21.86
-17.87
Jan 2022 - Jun 2022
2 - 6
1Y
-19.28
-25.44
13.46
-20.14
Sep 2021 - Jun 2022
3 - 9
25% pos
3Y(*)
3.06
-1.76
15.97
-20.79
Jun 2021 - Jun 2022
20 - 16
56% pos
5Y(*)
1.65
-2.09
14.86
-23.43
Feb 2018 - Mar 2020
34 - 26
57% pos
10Y(*)
5.39
2.78
13.54
-23.43
Feb 2018 - Mar 2020
73 - 47
61% pos
15Y(*)
2.37
-0.02
16.65
-52.45
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
104 - 76
58% pos
20Y(*)
5.74
3.16
15.87
-52.45
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
140 - 100
58% pos
25Y(*)
3.00
0.51
17.11
-53.17
Jan 2000 - Mar 2003
165 - 135
55% pos
30Y(*)
3.39
0.86
17.45
-53.17
Jan 2000 - Mar 2003
198 - 162
55% pos
MAX(*)
01 Jan 1986
5.16
2.34
19.59
-53.17
Jan 2000 - Mar 2003
244 - 196
55% 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 2005, are simulated. They have been calculated using the historical series of equivalent ETFs / Assets.

Correlations as of Aug 31, 2022

Monthly correlations of Vanguard FTSE Pacific (VPL) ETF vs the main Asset Classes, over different timeframes.

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VANGUARD FTSE PACIFIC (VPL) ETF
Monthly correlations as of 31 Aug 2022
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Correlation vs VPL
 
Asset Class 1 Year 5 Years 10 Years 30 Years Since
Jan 1992
US Total Stock Market
VTI
0.86
0.88
0.80
0.68
0.66
US Large Cap
SPY
0.85
0.86
0.78
0.67
0.65
US Small Cap
IJR
0.96
0.87
0.73
0.62
0.60
US REITs
VNQ
0.73
0.65
0.58
0.47
0.46
US Technology
QQQ
0.76
0.77
0.71
0.53
0.52
Preferred Stocks
PFF
0.92
0.70
0.60
0.40
0.39
EAFE Stocks
EFA
0.92
0.95
0.92
0.89
0.89
World All Countries
VT
0.89
0.92
0.89
0.82
0.81
Emerging Markets
EEM
0.61
0.82
0.82
0.72
0.71
Europe
VGK
0.84
0.90
0.83
0.71
0.70
Latin America
FLLA
0.59
0.62
0.61
0.60
0.59
US Total Bond Market
BND
0.69
0.27
0.22
0.09
0.10
Long Term Treasuries
TLT
0.40
-0.18
-0.12
-0.12
-0.12
US Cash
BIL
-0.17
-0.25
-0.19
-0.09
-0.09
TIPS
TIP
0.74
0.39
0.36
0.17
0.18
Investment Grade Bonds
LQD
0.80
0.52
0.44
0.26
0.26
High Yield Bonds
HYG
0.93
0.76
0.71
0.54
0.53
International Bond Market
BNDX
0.58
0.28
0.24
0.15
0.15
Emerging Market Bonds
EMB
0.84
0.68
0.64
0.49
0.49
Gold
GLD
0.27
0.10
0.02
0.20
0.19
Commodities
DBC
0.34
0.58
0.43
0.42
0.41

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 Vanguard FTSE Pacific (VPL) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

An investment of 1000$, since September 1992, now would be worth 2716.82$, with a total return of 171.68% (3.39% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 1292.49$, with a net total return of 29.25% (0.86% annualized).
An investment of 1000$, since January 1986, now would be worth 6319.88$, with a total return of 531.99% (5.16% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 2332.31$, with a net total return of 133.23% (2.34% annualized).

Drawdowns

Worst drawdowns since September 1992.

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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-53.17% Jan 2000 Mar 2003 39 Dec 2005 33 72
-52.45% Nov 2007 Feb 2009 16 Jun 2014 64 80
-48.39% May 1996 Aug 1998 28 Dec 1999 16 44
-23.43% Feb 2018 Mar 2020 26 Nov 2020 8 34
-20.79% Jun 2021 Jun 2022 13 in progress 2 15
-17.11% May 2015 Feb 2016 10 Jan 2017 11 21
-15.37% Sep 1993 Nov 1993 3 Jan 1994 2 5
-13.50% Jul 1994 Feb 1995 8 Apr 1996 14 22
-7.99% Aug 2014 Dec 2014 5 Apr 2015 4 9
-7.79% May 2006 Jul 2006 3 Dec 2006 5 8
-5.56% Sep 1992 Oct 1992 2 Mar 1993 5 7
-5.46% Mar 1994 Mar 1994 1 May 1994 2 3
-2.72% Jun 1993 Jun 1993 1 Jul 1993 1 2
-2.22% Jun 2007 Aug 2007 3 Sep 2007 1 4
-1.96% Feb 2006 Feb 2006 1 Mar 2006 1 2
-0.61% Apr 2007 Apr 2007 1 May 2007 1 2
-0.41% Jan 2021 Jan 2021 1 Feb 2021 1 2

Worst drawdowns since January 1986.

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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-53.17% Jan 2000 Mar 2003 39 Dec 2005 33 72
-52.45% Nov 2007 Feb 2009 16 Jun 2014 64 80
-48.39% May 1996 Aug 1998 28 Dec 1999 16 44
-44.55% Jan 1990 Jul 1992 31 Apr 1996 45 76
-23.43% Feb 2018 Mar 2020 26 Nov 2020 8 34
-20.79% Jun 2021 Jun 2022 13 in progress 2 15
-17.11% May 2015 Feb 2016 10 Jan 2017 11 21
-11.62% Mar 1989 Jun 1989 4 Sep 1989 3 7
-11.16% Oct 1986 Oct 1986 1 Dec 1986 2 3
-10.87% Sep 1987 Oct 1987 2 Feb 1988 4 6
-10.53% May 1988 Aug 1988 4 Nov 1988 3 7
-8.45% Jun 1987 Jul 1987 2 Aug 1987 1 3
-7.99% Aug 2014 Dec 2014 5 Apr 2015 4 9
-7.79% May 2006 Jul 2006 3 Dec 2006 5 8
-2.56% Oct 1989 Oct 1989 1 Nov 1989 1 2
-2.22% Jun 2007 Aug 2007 3 Sep 2007 1 4
-1.96% Feb 2006 Feb 2006 1 Mar 2006 1 2
-0.61% Dec 1988 Dec 1988 1 Jan 1989 1 2
-0.61% Apr 2007 Apr 2007 1 May 2007 1 2
-0.41% Jan 2021 Jan 2021 1 Feb 2021 1 2

Rolling Returns ( more details)

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

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Rolling
Period
Return (*) Negative
Periods
Average (%) Best (%) Worst (%)
1 Year
7.11 104.33
Feb 1986 - Jan 1987
-44.49
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
39.86%
2 Years
5.06 64.94
Feb 1986 - Jan 1988
-27.85
Mar 2007 - Feb 2009
36.21%
3 Years
3.94 51.02
Jan 1986 - Dec 1988
-22.30
Apr 2000 - Mar 2003
33.09%
5 Years
3.18 20.76
Nov 2002 - Oct 2007
-10.23
Sep 1993 - Aug 1998
32.81%
7 Years
3.06 12.02
Jan 1986 - Dec 1992
-9.84
May 1996 - Apr 2003
20.17%
10 Years
2.80 13.29
Jan 1986 - Dec 1995
-4.91
May 1993 - Apr 2003
25.55%
15 Years
2.59 8.94
Feb 2003 - Jan 2018
-3.90
May 1988 - Apr 2003
19.54%
20 Years
2.81 7.01
Feb 1986 - Jan 2006
-2.11
Mar 1989 - Feb 2009
7.46%
(*) 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

Vanguard FTSE Pacific (VPL) 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 %
0.05
49%
0.63
62%
1.41
57%
2.34
70%
0.00
49%
-0.15
46%
1.01
54%
-0.61
43%
0.03
56%
0.28
56%
0.31
64%
1.63
61%
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
-8.2
2022
-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 - Aug 2022

Monthly/Yearly Returns

Vanguard FTSE Pacific (VPL) ETF monthly and yearly returns: how is the distribution of the returns recorded so far?

MONTHLY RETURNS HISTOGRAM
244 Positive Months (55%) - 196 Negative Months (45%)
Jan 1986 - 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
-16.99 -21.86 -4.9 0.0 -0.1 -6.9 1.2 -8.2 5.3 -4.1
2021
+1.12 -5.53 -0.4 1.8 1.4 0.4 1.6 -0.6 -1.0 0.8 -0.9 -0.2 -4.5 3.0
2020
+16.67 +15.10 -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 +15.52 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 -16.00 4.7 -4.0 -0.3 0.3 -1.1 -2.6 0.8 -0.9 2.1 -9.9 2.4 -6.1
2017
+28.86 +26.20 4.9 2.1 1.8 0.8 2.2 1.7 2.8 0.2 1.1 4.3 2.2 1.6
2016
+5.35 +3.21 -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 +1.29 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 -5.53 -6.8 4.0 -0.4 -0.1 3.2 2.9 0.9 -0.4 -4.7 3.1 -3.8 -2.2
2013
+17.87 +16.12 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 +13.93 6.7 4.2 0.5 -2.2 -9.5 6.7 -0.9 1.1 1.8 0.3 2.6 4.9
2011
-13.76 -16.25 -0.1 4.3 -6.0 3.5 -2.9 0.7 1.0 -6.6 -9.1 5.4 -0.5 -3.2
2010
+15.58 +13.88 -1.9 2.3 5.9 -1.1 -9.6 -2.5 7.5 -2.4 7.9 2.0 0.6 7.3
2009
+20.34 +17.15 -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 -34.08 -5.5 -1.8 -1.9 7.7 2.2 -8.0 -3.9 -5.1 -9.1 -18.6 -4.6 11.2
2007
+4.44 +0.35 0.8 2.6 0.3 -0.6 3.0 -0.1 -0.3 -1.8 5.6 3.3 -3.9 -4.0
2006
+11.61 +8.84 4.5 -2.0 3.5 4.0 -6.0 -0.9 -1.0 2.1 -1.1 3.0 1.5 3.8
2005
+22.59 +18.54 -1.8 2.6 -2.5 -1.8 -0.9 1.1 1.9 6.0 8.7 -2.3 3.1 7.4
2004
+18.83 +15.09 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 +35.87 -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 -11.42 -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 -27.46 -0.3 -4.3 -4.7 9.0 -2.6 -4.9 -6.6 -2.3 -10.4 1.0 1.6 -4.4
2000
-25.74 -28.17 -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 +52.95 0.6 -2.0 12.5 6.8 -5.6 8.2 7.7 -0.9 4.7 4.0 5.0 6.3
1998
+2.41 +0.78 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 -26.91 -8.4 2.1 -3.6 2.0 10.1 6.2 -2.7 -10.3 -0.3 -12.2 -5.5 -4.4
1996
-7.82 -10.79 0.3 -1.2 3.1 5.2 -4.0 0.2 -4.8 -2.6 3.4 -4.6 2.9 -5.2
1995
+2.75 +0.20 -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 +10.10 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 +31.84 -0.3 4.5 12.3 15.8 4.1 -2.7 5.8 3.1 -3.4 2.3 -14.3 6.9
1992
-18.17 -20.48 -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 +7.49 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 -37.68 -4.9 -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 +2.47 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 +25.00 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 +37.46 15.1 1.5 13.9 14.1 0.6 -6.0 -2.6 12.5 -2.2 -8.9 2.4 -0.1
1986
+83.80 +81.81 3.5 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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