Last Update: 31 Aug 2020

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

In the last 10 years, the Vanguard Total International Bond (BNDX) ETF obtained a 4.5% compound annual return, with a 3.08% standard deviation.

In 2019, the portfolio granted a 3.58% 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:

Portfolio Name Author ETF Weight
Rob Arnott Portfolio Rob Arnott 20.0%
Edge Select Conservative Merrill Lynch 12.0%
Edge Select Moderately Conservative Merrill Lynch 9.0%
Robo Advisor 80 Betterment 7.2%
Five Asset Roger Gibson 6.0%
Robo Advisor 90 Betterment 2.9%
Edge Select Moderate Merrill Lynch 2.0%
Edge Select Moderately Aggressive Merrill Lynch 1.0%
Edge Select Aggressive Merrill Lynch 1.0%
Dimensional 2030 Retirement Income DFA 6.1%
Conservative Income Charles Schwab 5.0%
Robo Advisor 10 Betterment 4.9%
Robo Advisor 20 Betterment 9.8%
Robo Advisor 50 Betterment 18.4%

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 2020
Standard
Deviation *
Max
Drawdown
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
-0.76%
-0.76%
Aug 2020 - Aug 2020
0 - 1
3M
+0.72%
-0.76%
Aug 2020 - Aug 2020
2 - 1
6M
+0.06%
-2.91%
Mar 2020 - Mar 2020
4 - 2
YTD
+2.64%
-2.91%
Mar 2020 - Mar 2020
6 - 2
1Y
+0.91%
4.33%
-2.91%
Mar 2020 - Mar 2020
6 - 6
3Y
+4.66%
annualized
3.28%
-2.91%
Mar 2020 - Mar 2020
25 - 11
5Y
+4.35%
annualized
3.06%
-3.03%
Oct 2016 - Jan 2017
42 - 18
10Y
+4.50%
annualized
3.08%
-4.25%
May 2013 - Aug 2013
87 - 33
MAX
01 Jan 1999
+5.53%
annualized
3.58%
-10.04%
Mar 2008 - Nov 2008
185 - 75

* Annualized St.Dev. of monthly returns

Drawdowns

Drawdonws Chart:

Rolling Returns

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
+5.80% +20.60%
Dec 2008 - Nov 2009
-5.78%
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
6.83%
2 Years
+5.77% +15.19%
Nov 2008 - Oct 2010
-1.25%
Dec 2006 - Nov 2008
0.84%
3 Years
+5.68% +11.43%
Nov 2008 - Oct 2011
+0.76%
Dec 2005 - Nov 2008
0.00%
5 Years
+5.63% +9.07%
Dec 2008 - Nov 2013
+2.65%
Dec 2003 - Nov 2008
0.00%
7 Years
+5.66% +7.84%
Dec 2008 - Nov 2015
+3.48%
Nov 2001 - Oct 2008
0.00%
10 Years
+5.85% +6.97%
Sep 2000 - Aug 2010
+4.50%
Sep 2010 - Aug 2020
0.00%
15 Years
+5.65% +6.72%
Feb 2000 - Jan 2015
+4.89%
Jun 2003 - May 2018
0.00%

* Annualized rolling and average returns over full calendar month periods

Seasonality and Yearly/Monthly Returns

Vanguard Total International Bond (BNDX) ETF Seasonality

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Months
Return (%) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average 0.9 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.9 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.7
Best 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 -1.0
2017
-1.5
1999
-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
Gain
Frequency
73 82 68 68 68 55 86 77 71 71 67 67

Detail of Monthly Returns

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Months
Year Return Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2020
+2.64% 1.9 0.7 -2.9 1.9 0.4 0.5 1.0 -0.8
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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