Data Source: from January 2010 to October 2021

Last Update: 31 Oct 2021

Category: Fixed Income
ETF: Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury (VGIT)

In the last 10 years, the Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury (VGIT) ETF obtained a 2.2% compound annual return, with a 3.33% standard deviation.

In 2020, the portfolio granted a 2.37% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury (VGIT) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

The ETF is related to the following investment themes:

  • Asset Class: Bond
  • Region: North America
  • Country: U.S.
  • Bond - Duration: Intermediate-Term

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 Intermediate-Term Treasury (VGIT) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

Time Range:
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Period Returns
Oct 2021
Standard
Deviation *
Max
Drawdown
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
-0.72%
-0.72%
Oct 2021 - Oct 2021
0 - 1
3M
-1.98%
-1.98%
Aug 2021 - Oct 2021
0 - 3
6M
-0.35%
-1.98%
Aug 2021 - Oct 2021
3 - 3
YTD
-2.67%
-2.98%
Jan 2021 - Mar 2021
4 - 6
1Y
-2.44%
2.56%
-2.98%
Jan 2021 - Mar 2021
6 - 6
3Y
+4.69%
annualized
3.72%
-3.61%
Aug 2020 - Mar 2021
21 - 15
5Y
+2.22%
annualized
3.47%
-3.61%
Aug 2020 - Mar 2021
33 - 27
10Y
+2.20%
annualized
3.33%
-4.35%
Aug 2016 - Apr 2018
64 - 56
MAX
01 Jan 2010
+3.14%
annualized
3.53%
-4.35%
Aug 2016 - Apr 2018
79 - 63
* Annualized St.Dev. of monthly returns

Drawdowns

Drawdonws Chart:

Rolling Returns ( more details)

Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury (VGIT) ETF: annualized rolling and average returns

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Return (*) Negative
Periods
Rolling Period Average Best Worst
1 Year
+3.08% +11.97%
May 2019 - Apr 2020
-3.18%
Sep 2012 - Aug 2013
30.53%
2 Years
+3.06% +8.87%
Aug 2018 - Jul 2020
-1.93%
Aug 2016 - Jul 2018
10.92%
3 Years
+2.67% +6.40%
Jan 2010 - Dec 2012
-0.05%
Oct 2015 - Sep 2018
0.93%
5 Years
+2.39% +4.24%
Feb 2010 - Jan 2015
+0.54%
May 2013 - Apr 2018
0.00%
7 Years
+2.39% +3.46%
Sep 2013 - Aug 2020
+1.09%
Oct 2011 - Sep 2018
0.00%
10 Years
+3.05% +3.78%
Apr 2010 - Mar 2020
+2.20%
Nov 2011 - Oct 2021
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 Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury (VGIT) ETF: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality and Yearly/Monthly Returns

In the table below, for the Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury (VGIT) 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 %
0.81
75%
-0.02
50%
0.24
58%
0.47
58%
0.66
75%
0.20
50%
0.50
75%
0.65
58%
-0.01
50%
-0.14
33%
-0.17
45%
-0.11
36%
Best
Year
2.5
2015
2.1
2020
2.9
2020
1.7
2012
2.1
2019
2.3
2010
2.2
2011
2.8
2011
1.3
2013
1.1
2014
1.0
2018
2.1
2018
Worst
Year
-1.5
2018
-1.5
2015
-1.2
2021
-0.9
2018
-1.8
2013
-1.5
2013
-0.5
2014
-0.8
2013
-1.0
2021
-0.9
2016
-2.6
2016
-1.8
2010
Statistics calculated for the period Jan 2010 - Oct 2021

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

Monthly Returns of Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury (VGIT) ETF:

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Months
Year Return Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2021
-2.67% -0.5 -1.4 -1.2 0.7 0.3 0.2 1.2 -0.3 -1.0 -0.7
2020
+7.71% 2.2 2.1 2.9 0.0 0.4 0.1 0.5 -0.4 0.1 -0.6 0.2 0.0
2019
+6.19% 0.4 -0.2 1.8 -0.1 2.1 1.0 -0.1 2.5 -0.7 0.3 -0.4 -0.3
2018
+1.35% -1.5 -0.5 0.7 -0.9 0.8 0.1 -0.3 0.7 -0.8 0.0 1.0 2.1
2017
+1.71% 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.8 0.6 -0.5 0.4 0.9 -0.9 -0.2 -0.4 0.0
2016
+0.84% 2.1 0.8 0.2 -0.2 -0.2 2.1 0.1 -0.7 0.4 -0.9 -2.6 -0.2
2015
+1.62% 2.5 -1.5 0.8 -0.2 -0.1 -0.8 0.9 -0.1 1.2 -0.6 -0.4 0.0
2014
+4.57% 1.7 0.3 -0.7 0.6 1.0 -0.1 -0.5 1.1 -0.6 1.1 0.7 -0.1
2013
-2.69% -0.5 0.7 0.2 0.8 -1.8 -1.5 0.1 -0.8 1.3 0.6 -0.2 -1.4
2012
+2.19% 0.6 -0.7 -1.0 1.7 1.2 -0.1 0.8 0.1 0.0 -0.4 0.6 -0.5
2011
+9.62% 0.1 -0.6 -0.2 1.6 1.9 -0.2 2.2 2.8 0.5 -0.5 0.6 1.1
2010
+7.52% 2.1 0.5 -0.7 0.9 1.6 2.3 0.9 2.0 0.4 0.4 -1.1 -1.8
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