Last Update: 31 Aug 2021

Category: Fixed Income
ETF: Vanguard Total International Bond (BNDX)

In the last 10 years, the Vanguard Total International Bond (BNDX) ETF obtained a 4.26% compound annual return, with a 3.08% standard deviation.

In the last 20 years, a 5.15% compound annual return, with a 3.56% standard deviation.

In 2020, the portfolio granted a 1.16% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the Vanguard Total International Bond (BNDX): Dividend Yield page.

The ETF is related to the following investment themes:

  • Asset Class: Bond
  • Region: Developed Markets
  • Country: Broad Developed Markets
  • Bond - Duration: All-Term

The Vanguard Total International Bond (BNDX) ETF is present in the following Lazy Portfolios:

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 Total International Bond (BNDX): Dividend Yield page.

Capital Growth:

ETF Returns, up to December 2013, 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
-0.43%
-0.43%
Aug 2021 - Aug 2021
0 - 1
3M
+1.43%
-0.43%
Aug 2021 - Aug 2021
2 - 1
6M
+1.23%
-0.43%
Aug 2021 - Aug 2021
3 - 3
YTD
-1.08%
-2.47%
Jan 2021 - Apr 2021
3 - 5
1Y
+0.86%
2.61%
-2.47%
Jan 2021 - Apr 2021
7 - 5
3Y
+4.27%
annualized
3.52%
-2.91%
Mar 2020 - Mar 2020
24 - 12
5Y
+2.86%
annualized
3.10%
-3.03%
Oct 2016 - Jan 2017
39 - 21
10Y
+4.26%
annualized
3.08%
-4.25%
May 2013 - Aug 2013
85 - 35
MAX
01 Jan 1999
+5.32%
annualized
3.55%
-10.04%
Mar 2008 - Nov 2008
192 - 80

* Annualized St.Dev. of monthly returns

Drawdowns

Drawdonws Chart:

Rolling Returns ( more details)

Vanguard Total International Bond (BNDX) ETF: annualized rolling and average returns

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Return (*) Negative
Periods
Rolling Period Average Best Worst
1 Year
+5.61% +20.60%
Dec 2008 - Nov 2009
-5.78%
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
7.28%
2 Years
+5.70% +15.19%
Nov 2008 - Oct 2010
-1.25%
Dec 2006 - Nov 2008
0.80%
3 Years
+5.62% +11.43%
Nov 2008 - Oct 2011
+0.76%
Dec 2005 - Nov 2008
0.00%
5 Years
+5.52% +9.07%
Dec 2008 - Nov 2013
+2.65%
Dec 2003 - Nov 2008
0.00%
7 Years
+5.56% +7.84%
Dec 2008 - Nov 2015
+3.48%
Nov 2001 - Oct 2008
0.00%
10 Years
+5.75% +6.97%
Sep 2000 - Aug 2010
+4.26%
Sep 2011 - Aug 2021
0.00%
15 Years
+5.58% +6.72%
Feb 2000 - Jan 2015
+4.89%
Jun 2003 - May 2018
0.00%
20 Years
+5.63% +6.00%
Sep 1999 - Aug 2019
+5.15%
Sep 2001 - Aug 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 Total International Bond (BNDX) ETF: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality and Yearly/Monthly Returns

In the table below, for the Vanguard Total International Bond (BNDX) 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 %
0.82
70%
0.40
78%
0.24
65%
0.41
65%
0.21
70%
0.21
57%
0.90
87%
0.66
74%
0.34
73%
0.15
73%
0.22
68%
0.68
68%
Best
Year
2.7
2008
1.5
2003
1.8
2019
1.9
2020
1.7
2003
2.0
2016
3.1
2009
2.9
2010
1.8
2009
2.8
2001
1.2
2000
4.3
2008
Worst
Year
-1.0
2017
-1.7
2021
-2.9
2020
-1.0
2015
-2.3
2013
-2.0
2013
-2.0
2003
-0.8
2020
-4.7
2008
-3.1
2008
-1.3
2016
-0.9
2010

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

Investing in Vanguard Total International Bond (BNDX) 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
-1.08% -0.6 -1.7 0.0 -0.2 0.0 0.4 1.5 -0.4
2020
+4.65% 1.9 0.7 -2.9 1.9 0.4 0.5 1.0 -0.8 0.9 0.3 0.4 0.4
2019
+7.87% 1.0 0.2 1.8 0.2 1.3 1.6 1.3 2.1 -0.4 -0.5 -0.5 -0.3
2018
+2.81% -0.6 0.3 1.2 -0.1 -0.2 0.6 0.1 0.1 -0.2 0.1 0.5 1.2
2017
+2.40% -1.0 0.9 0.0 0.5 0.7 -0.5 0.2 0.9 -0.4 0.6 0.2 0.3
2016
+4.61% 1.3 1.3 0.8 -0.3 0.8 2.0 0.8 0.1 0.0 -1.3 -1.3 0.4
2015
+1.19% 1.8 -0.2 0.5 -1.0 -0.5 -1.4 1.3 -0.7 0.8 0.6 0.2 -0.1
2014
+8.74% 1.4 0.5 0.3 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.5 1.4 -0.1 0.6 0.9 1.0
2013
-0.81% -0.3 0.8 0.6 1.0 -2.3 -2.0 0.5 -0.6 0.6 0.8 0.3 -0.2
2012
+9.54% 1.3 0.1 0.4 1.2 0.5 0.3 1.8 0.8 1.5 0.2 0.8 0.3
2011
+8.60% 0.3 0.6 0.0 1.0 0.9 -0.4 2.1 0.7 0.7 0.4 -0.6 2.6
2010
+8.53% 2.0 0.4 0.6 1.5 0.9 1.5 0.4 2.9 0.1 0.0 -1.1 -0.9
2009
+15.30% 1.2 -0.8 0.5 1.5 1.6 1.7 3.1 2.4 1.8 0.8 0.8 -0.3
2008
-2.35% 2.7 1.4 -1.1 -1.0 -1.0 -0.8 0.9 0.6 -4.7 -3.1 -0.3 4.3
2007
+4.99% -0.3 1.2 -0.1 0.1 -1.2 -0.4 1.6 0.3 1.0 0.9 1.0 0.9
2006
+2.94% -0.2 0.2 -0.5 -0.2 0.3 0.0 1.0 1.2 0.6 0.4 0.9 -0.8
2005
+4.98% 0.7 -0.3 0.7 1.2 0.7 0.8 -0.3 0.9 -0.3 -0.7 0.4 1.1
2004
+6.11% 0.5 1.1 0.6 -0.8 -0.1 0.1 0.5 1.3 0.3 0.8 0.9 0.8
2003
+3.93% 1.1 1.5 -0.4 0.5 1.7 -0.4 -2.0 0.0 1.7 -1.0 0.2 1.1
2002
+9.29% 0.5 0.5 -1.0 1.5 0.3 0.9 0.9 1.1 1.6 0.0 0.5 2.1
2001
+10.83% 2.2 0.9 1.6 -0.6 0.4 -0.3 2.9 1.0 0.7 2.8 -0.7 -0.4
2000
+9.20% -0.4 1.2 1.4 0.2 0.4 1.1 0.8 0.3 1.2 0.3 1.2 1.2
1999
+0.29% 2.3 -1.5 0.7 1.0 -1.5 -1.2 -0.1 -0.4 0.5 0.3 -0.1 0.5

ETF Returns, up to December 2013, are simulated. They have been calculated using the historical series of equivalent ETFs / Assets.

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