Category: Fixed Income
ETF: Vanguard Total Bond Market (BND)

In the last 10 years, the Vanguard Total Bond Market (BND) ETF obtained a 3.61% compound annual return, with a 3.01% standard deviation (*).

(*) Last Update: May 2019

The ETF is related to the following investment themes:

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

The Vanguard Total Bond Market (BND) ETF is present in the following Lazy Portfolios:

Portfolio Name Author ETF Weight
Five Asset Roger Gibson 14.0%
Robo Advisor 80 Betterment 6.8%
Robo Advisor 90 Betterment 3.5%
Ivy Mebane Faber 20.0%
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 40.0%
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 60.0%
Core Four Rick Ferri 20.0%
Coffee House Bill Schultheis 40.0%
Three Funds Bogleheads 20.0%
Four Funds Bogleheads 10.0%
Lifepath Fund iShares 50.8%
Simple Path to Wealth JL Collins 25.0%

Capital Growth

An investment of 1000$, since January 1987, now would be worth 6284.53$, with a total return of 528.45% (5.83% annualized).

Capital Growth:

ETF Returns, up to December 2007, are simulated. They have been calculated using the historical series of equivalent ETFs / Assets.

Historical Returns

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Range Returns
May 2019
Standard
Deviation *
Max
Drawdown
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
+1.83%
0.00%
1 - 0
YTD
+4.84%
-0.09%
Feb 2019 - Feb 2019
3 - 2
1Y
+6.59%
3.21%
-1.41%
Sep 2018 - Oct 2018
6 - 6
3Y
+2.46%
annualized
3.25%
-3.68%
Aug 2016 - Nov 2016
20 - 16
5Y
+2.66%
annualized
3.07%
-3.68%
Aug 2016 - Nov 2016
34 - 26
10Y
+3.61%
annualized
3.01%
-4.01%
May 2013 - Aug 2013
77 - 43
MAX
Dec 1986
+5.83%
annualized
3.90%
-5.86%
Mar 1987 - Sep 1987
266 - 123

* Annualized St.Dev. of monthly returns

Rolling Returns

Vanguard Total Bond Market (BND) ETF: annualized rolling and average returns

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Return (*)
Rolling Period Average Best Worst
1 Year
+5.97% +18.18%
Jan 1995 - Dec 1995
-3.73%
Nov 1993 - Oct 1994
2 Years
+6.00% +13.88%
Oct 1990 - Sep 1992
-0.88%
Aug 2016 - Jul 2018
3 Years
+6.04% +12.82%
May 1990 - Apr 1993
+0.94%
May 2015 - Apr 2018
5 Years
+6.05% +11.58%
Oct 1987 - Sep 1992
+1.35%
May 2013 - Apr 2018
7 Years
+6.01% +9.80%
Jan 1989 - Dec 1995
+1.69%
Nov 2011 - Oct 2018
10 Years
+6.05% +9.20%
Oct 1987 - Sep 1997
+3.08%
Jan 2009 - Dec 2018
15 Years
+6.00% +8.59%
Oct 1987 - Sep 2002
+3.57%
Jun 2003 - May 2018

* Annualized rolling and average returns over full calendar month periods

Yearly Returns - Monthly Returns Heatmap

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Months
Year Return Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2019
+4.84% 1.1 -0.1 1.9 -0.0 1.8
2018
-0.12% -1.2 -1.0 0.7 -0.9 0.7 -0.0 -0.0 0.7 -0.6 -0.9 0.6 1.9
2017
+3.57% 0.2 0.6 -0.0 0.8 0.7 0.1 0.4 0.9 -0.5 -0.0 -0.1 0.5
2016
+2.52% 1.2 0.9 0.9 0.4 -0.0 2.0 0.6 -0.3 0.1 -0.9 -2.6 0.3
2015
+0.56% 2.4 -1.3 0.6 -0.3 -0.5 -1.1 0.9 -0.3 0.8 0.0 -0.4 -0.2
2014
+5.82% 1.6 0.5 -0.2 0.8 1.1 0.1 -0.3 1.1 -0.6 0.7 0.8 0.1
2013
-2.10% -0.7 0.5 0.1 1.0 -1.9 -1.7 0.4 -0.9 1.1 0.9 -0.3 -0.6
2012
+3.16% 0.6 0.0 -0.5 1.1 0.9 0.1 1.2 0.2 0.2 -0.1 0.3 -0.9
2011
+7.92% 0.1 0.3 -0.2 1.5 1.2 -0.4 1.6 1.7 0.7 0.1 -0.1 1.2
2010
+6.20% 1.3 0.3 -0.2 1.1 1.1 1.5 0.9 1.6 0.0 0.3 -0.7 -1.0
2009
+3.64% -2.1 -0.6 1.1 0.5 0.7 0.6 1.3 1.0 1.0 0.3 1.3 -1.5
2008
+6.86% 1.3 0.1 0.4 -0.3 -1.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 -0.5 -3.0 3.9 5.1
2007
+6.92% -0.1 1.5 0.0 0.5 -0.8 -0.4 0.8 1.3 0.7 0.9 1.9 0.2
2006
+4.27% -0.1 0.4 -1.0 -0.2 -0.1 0.1 1.4 1.6 0.8 0.7 1.1 -0.5
2005
+2.40% 0.7 -0.6 -0.5 1.4 1.1 0.6 -1.0 1.4 -1.1 -0.8 0.5 1.0
2004
+4.24% 0.9 1.0 0.8 -2.6 -0.4 0.6 1.0 1.9 0.2 0.9 -0.8 0.9
2003
+3.97% 0.1 1.4 -0.1 0.9 1.8 -0.1 -3.3 0.6 2.7 -1.0 0.3 0.9
2002
+8.26% 0.7 0.9 -1.5 1.7 0.8 0.3 0.5 1.7 1.5 -0.6 0.0 2.1
2001
+8.43% 1.8 0.9 0.5 -0.5 0.7 0.5 2.2 1.1 0.9 1.9 -1.3 -0.6
2000
+11.39% -0.2 1.2 1.4 -0.5 -0.2 2.2 0.9 1.4 0.8 0.6 1.6 1.8
1999
-0.76% 0.8 -1.8 0.6 0.4 -0.8 -0.6 -0.4 -0.1 1.3 0.3 0.0 -0.5
1998
+8.58% 1.3 -0.1 0.3 0.5 1.0 0.8 0.2 1.9 2.0 -0.6 0.5 0.4
1997
+9.44% 0.3 0.1 -1.0 1.5 0.9 1.2 2.8 -0.9 1.5 1.5 0.3 1.0
1996
+3.58% 0.6 -1.8 -0.8 -0.5 -0.2 1.3 0.3 -0.2 1.7 2.2 1.8 -0.9
1995
+18.18% 1.9 2.2 0.7 1.3 4.0 0.7 -0.3 1.2 1.0 1.5 1.4 1.4
1994
-2.66% 1.4 -1.8 -2.3 -0.8 0.0 -0.2 1.8 0.1 -1.4 -0.1 -0.2 0.8
1993
+9.68% 1.8 2.0 0.4 0.7 0.1 1.8 0.6 1.7 0.4 0.3 -1.0 0.5
1992
+7.14% -1.4 0.6 -0.5 0.7 1.8 1.3 1.9 1.0 1.3 -1.2 -0.0 1.5
1991
+15.25% 1.1 0.8 0.7 1.0 0.7 -0.1 1.3 2.1 2.0 1.0 0.7 3.0
1990
+8.65% -1.9 0.8 0.1 -0.9 2.9 1.6 1.3 -1.2 0.7 1.5 2.2 1.5
1989
+13.64% 0.9 -0.6 0.3 2.0 2.5 2.9 2.2 -1.6 0.5 2.5 0.8 0.7
1988
+7.35% 3.1 1.2 -1.2 -0.6 -1.0 2.7 -0.5 0.2 2.2 1.5 -0.9 0.5
1987
+1.54% 1.3 0.5 -0.6 -3.2 -0.4 1.4 -0.1 -0.8 -2.3 3.5 0.7 1.6