Last Update: 31 Aug 2021

Category: Stocks
ETF: Vanguard Large-Cap (VV)

In the last 10 years, the Vanguard Large-Cap (VV) ETF obtained a 16.43% compound annual return, with a 13.46% standard deviation.

In the last 20 years, a 9.5% compound annual return, with a 14.80% standard deviation.

In 2020, the portfolio granted a 1.75% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the Vanguard Large-Cap (VV): Dividend Yield page.

The ETF is related to the following investment themes:

  • Asset Class: Equity
  • Size: Large Cap
  • Style: Blend
  • Region: North America
  • Country: U.S.

The Vanguard Large-Cap (VV) ETF is present in the following Lazy Portfolios:

Portfolio Name Author ETF Weight
Rob Arnott Portfolio Rob Arnott 10.0%
Ultimate Buy&Hold FundAdvice 6.0%
No Brainer Portfolio Bill Bernstein 25.0%
Coffee House Bill Schultheis 10.0%
Warren Buffett 90.0%
Dimensional 2030 Retirement Income DFA 17.5%
Ideal Index Frank Armstrong 6.3%
Lifepath Fund iShares 22.1%
Coward's Portfolio Bill Bernstein 15.0%
Sandwich Portfolio Bob Clyatt 20.0%
7Twelve Portfolio Craig Israelsen 8.3%
Simple Money Portfolio Tim Maurer 7.5%
Family Taxable Portfolio Ted Aronson 15.0%
Big Rocks Portfolio Larry Swedroe 9.0%
GAA Global Asset Allocation Meb Faber 18.0%

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 Large-Cap (VV): Dividend Yield page.

Capital Growth:

ETF Returns, up to December 2004, are simulated. They have been calculated using the historical series of equivalent ETFs / Assets.

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Period Returns
Aug 2021
Standard
Deviation *
Max
Drawdown
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
+2.92%
0.00%
1 - 0
3M
+8.14%
0.00%
3 - 0
6M
+19.06%
0.00%
6 - 0
YTD
+21.12%
-0.85%
Jan 2021 - Jan 2021
7 - 1
1Y
+31.54%
12.88%
-6.10%
Sep 2020 - Oct 2020
9 - 3
3Y
+18.72%
annualized
18.35%
-19.69%
Feb 2020 - Mar 2020
27 - 9
5Y
+18.43%
annualized
14.92%
-19.69%
Feb 2020 - Mar 2020
48 - 12
10Y
+16.43%
annualized
13.46%
-19.69%
Feb 2020 - Mar 2020
89 - 31
MAX
01 Jan 1972
+10.96%
annualized
15.26%
-50.39%
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
381 - 215

* Annualized St.Dev. of monthly returns

Drawdowns

Drawdonws Chart:

Rolling Returns ( more details)

Vanguard Large-Cap (VV) ETF: annualized rolling and average returns

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Return (*) Negative
Periods
Rolling Period Average Best Worst
1 Year
+12.03% +58.93%
Apr 2020 - Mar 2021
-42.98%
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
20.17%
2 Years
+11.26% +37.82%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2011
-25.62%
Mar 2007 - Feb 2009
15.01%
3 Years
+11.22% +32.80%
Aug 1984 - Jul 1987
-16.14%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2003
13.01%
5 Years
+11.23% +28.95%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1987
-6.19%
Mar 2004 - Feb 2009
9.50%
7 Years
+11.26% +22.44%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1989
-3.55%
Mar 2002 - Feb 2009
1.17%
10 Years
+11.24% +19.37%
Sep 1990 - Aug 2000
-3.23%
Mar 1999 - Feb 2009
4.40%
15 Years
+11.15% +19.30%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1997
+3.93%
Sep 2000 - Aug 2015
0.00%
20 Years
+11.15% +17.94%
Apr 1980 - Mar 2000
+4.89%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2020
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 Large-Cap (VV) ETF: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality and Yearly/Monthly Returns

In the table below, for the Vanguard Large-Cap (VV) 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 %
1.32
60%
0.46
58%
1.04
68%
1.85
72%
1.09
66%
0.69
62%
0.85
54%
0.41
62%
-0.53
53%
1.06
61%
1.92
76%
1.46
76%
Best
Year
13.3
1987
7.6
1986
9.8
2000
13.0
2020
9.7
1990
7.0
2019
9.0
1989
12.4
1982
9.2
2010
18.3
1974
11.1
2020
11.4
1991
Worst
Year
-8.0
2009
-10.6
2009
-12.6
2020
-6.1
2002
-8.1
2010
-8.1
2008
-8.0
1974
-14.5
1998
-11.5
1974
-21.7
1987
-10.9
1973
-8.8
2018

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

Investing in Vanguard Large-Cap (VV) ETF: detail of monthly returns

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Months
Year Return Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2021
+21.12% -0.9 2.6 4.0 5.4 0.5 2.7 2.4 2.9
2020
+20.99% 0.3 -8.1 -12.6 13.0 5.2 2.1 6.0 7.6 -3.7 -2.5 11.1 4.1
2019
+31.25% 8.1 3.3 1.9 4.0 -6.3 7.0 1.5 -1.8 1.9 2.2 3.7 2.9
2018
-4.43% 5.7 -3.7 -2.4 0.3 2.4 0.6 3.6 3.3 0.5 -6.9 1.9 -8.8
2017
+22.00% 1.9 4.0 0.1 1.1 1.4 0.6 2.1 0.3 2.1 2.4 3.0 1.3
2016
+11.78% -5.4 -0.1 6.9 0.4 1.7 0.3 3.8 0.2 0.1 -1.8 3.7 2.0
2015
+1.02% -3.0 5.8 -1.3 0.7 1.3 -2.0 2.1 -6.0 -2.7 8.3 0.4 -1.7
2014
+13.37% -3.3 4.7 0.7 0.5 2.4 2.2 -1.4 4.0 -1.6 2.4 2.8 -0.3
2013
+32.69% 5.3 1.4 3.6 2.0 2.2 -1.4 5.4 -2.9 3.4 4.4 2.8 2.7
2012
+16.18% 4.9 4.2 3.3 -0.6 -6.2 3.9 1.1 2.5 2.5 -1.8 0.6 1.1
2011
+1.42% 2.3 3.4 0.1 3.0 -1.0 -1.8 -2.0 -5.7 -7.3 11.0 -0.4 0.9
2010
+15.91% -3.5 3.1 6.1 1.6 -8.1 -5.4 7.1 -4.5 9.2 4.0 0.2 6.8
2009
+27.36% -8.0 -10.6 8.2 10.1 5.7 0.0 7.5 3.7 3.9 -2.1 6.0 2.3
2008
-36.68% -6.2 -2.6 -0.5 4.7 1.7 -8.1 -0.9 1.1 -8.9 -17.2 -7.6 1.9
2007
+6.18% 1.8 -1.8 1.0 4.4 3.6 -1.8 -3.2 1.8 3.9 1.6 -4.0 -0.8
2006
+15.48% 2.5 0.2 1.7 0.8 -2.8 0.3 0.3 2.2 2.6 3.2 2.2 1.2
2005
+6.03% -2.9 2.3 -1.7 -2.2 4.0 0.5 3.5 -0.9 1.0 -1.6 3.9 0.4
2004
+10.74% 1.8 1.4 -1.5 -1.6 1.4 1.9 -3.3 0.4 1.1 1.5 4.1 3.4
2003
+28.50% -2.6 -1.5 1.0 8.3 5.3 1.3 1.7 1.9 -1.1 5.6 0.9 5.2
2002
-22.15% -1.5 -1.9 3.7 -6.1 -0.8 -7.1 -7.7 0.7 -10.9 8.8 5.9 -5.9
2001
-12.02% 3.6 -9.1 -6.4 7.8 0.7 -2.5 -1.0 -6.3 -8.1 1.9 7.7 0.9
2000
-9.06% -5.0 -1.9 9.8 -3.0 -2.0 2.5 -1.5 6.2 -5.3 -0.4 -7.9 0.5
1999
+21.07% 4.2 -3.1 4.0 3.9 -2.4 5.6 -3.1 -0.5 -2.7 6.3 2.0 6.0
1998
+28.62% 1.1 7.2 5.1 1.0 -1.7 4.1 -1.1 -14.5 6.4 8.2 6.1 5.8
1997
+33.19% 6.2 0.8 -4.1 6.0 6.1 4.5 8.0 -5.6 5.5 -3.4 4.6 1.7
1996
+22.88% 3.4 0.9 1.0 1.5 2.5 0.4 -4.4 2.1 5.6 2.8 7.6 -2.0
1995
+37.45% 2.6 3.9 3.0 2.9 4.0 2.3 3.3 0.3 4.2 -0.4 4.4 1.9
1994
+1.18% 3.4 -2.7 -4.4 1.3 1.6 -2.5 3.3 4.1 -2.5 2.3 -3.7 1.5
1993
+9.89% 0.8 1.4 2.1 -2.4 2.7 0.3 -0.4 3.8 -0.8 2.1 -1.0 1.2
1992
+7.42% -1.9 1.2 -1.9 2.9 0.5 -1.5 4.0 -2.1 1.2 0.3 3.4 1.2
1991
+30.22% 4.4 7.1 2.4 0.2 4.3 -4.6 4.6 2.3 -1.7 1.3 -4.0 11.4
1990
-3.32% -6.7 1.3 2.6 -2.5 9.7 -0.7 -0.4 -9.0 -4.9 -0.4 6.4 2.7
1989
+31.36% 7.3 -2.5 2.3 5.2 4.0 -0.6 9.0 1.9 -0.4 -2.3 2.0 2.4
1988
+16.22% 4.2 4.6 -3.0 1.0 0.8 4.6 -0.4 -3.4 4.3 2.7 -1.5 1.7
1987
+4.71% 13.3 4.0 2.9 -1.0 1.0 5.0 4.9 3.8 -2.3 -21.7 -8.2 7.6
1986
+18.06% 0.4 7.6 5.5 -1.4 5.5 1.7 -5.7 7.5 -8.3 5.6 2.6 -2.6
1985
+31.23% 7.6 1.4 0.0 -0.3 6.0 1.4 -0.2 -0.7 -3.1 4.4 6.9 4.7
1984
+6.21% -0.5 -3.3 1.6 0.7 -5.4 2.2 -1.5 11.2 0.0 0.3 -1.0 2.6
1983
+21.29% 3.4 2.5 3.5 7.6 -0.9 3.8 -3.3 1.8 1.3 -1.4 2.3 -0.6
1982
+20.97% -1.5 -5.1 -0.7 4.2 -2.8 -1.6 -2.2 12.4 1.0 11.1 4.2 1.7
1981
-5.21% -4.4 2.1 3.7 -2.2 0.6 -0.9 0.0 -5.4 -5.0 5.2 4.4 -2.8
1980
+31.92% 5.9 0.4 -9.8 4.3 5.5 2.8 6.6 1.3 2.7 2.0 11.0 -3.1
1979
+18.05% 4.1 -2.9 5.7 0.4 -1.7 4.0 1.1 6.1 0.2 -6.5 5.1 1.8
1978
+5.87% -6.0 -1.7 2.6 8.5 1.3 -1.6 5.7 3.4 -0.6 -8.9 2.6 1.7
1977
-7.84% -5.0 -1.4 -1.3 0.0 -1.5 4.5 -1.5 -1.4 0.0 -4.2 3.5 0.5
1976
+24.18% 12.2 -0.8 2.7 -1.0 -1.0 5.0 -0.7 0.2 2.5 -2.1 0.3 5.4
1975
+36.95% 12.3 6.5 2.6 5.2 5.7 5.0 -6.7 -2.0 -3.6 6.5 3.2 -1.3
1974
-26.93% -1.1 -0.3 -2.3 -4.0 -2.4 -2.0 -8.0 -8.7 -11.5 18.3 -4.0 -2.2
1973
-16.18% -2.0 -3.7 -0.4 -4.6 -1.4 -0.8 4.6 -3.1 4.5 -0.2 -10.9 1.5
1972
+18.95% 2.2 3.0 0.8 0.7 1.9 -1.9 0.0 3.9 -0.4 1.2 4.9 1.4

ETF Returns, up to December 2004, are simulated. They have been calculated using the historical series of equivalent ETFs / Assets.

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