Data Source: from January 1972 to July 2022
Consolidated Returns as of 31 Jul 2022
Live Update: Aug 15 2022
Category: Stocks
ETF: Vanguard Total Stock Market (VTI)
ETF • LIVE PERFORMANCE (USD currency)
0.39%
1 Day
Aug 15 2022
4.62%
Current Month
August 2022

In the last 30 Years, the Vanguard Total Stock Market (VTI) ETF obtained a 10.00% compound annual return, with a 15.09% standard deviation.

In 2021, the ETF granted a 1.51% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the Vanguard Total Stock Market (VTI) ETF: 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 Total Stock Market (VTI) ETF is part of the following Lazy Portfolios:

Portfolio Name Author VTI Weight
Robo Advisor 90 Betterment 30.9%
Robo Advisor 80 Betterment 27.0%
Five Asset Roger Gibson 20.0%
US Stocks 100.0%
All Weather Portfolio Ray Dalio 30.0%
Permanent Portfolio Harry Browne 25.0%
Ivy Portfolio Mebane Faber 20.0%
Couch Potato Scott Burns 50.0%
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 60.0%
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 40.0%
Core Four Rick Ferri 48.0%
Three Funds Bogleheads 50.0%
Four Funds Bogleheads 50.0%
Lazy Portfolio David Swensen 30.0%
Yale Endowment David Swensen 30.0%
Dimensional 2030 Retirement Income DFA 17.5%
Simple Path to Wealth JL Collins 75.0%
Golden Butterfly 20.0%
Margaritaville Scott Burns 34.0%
Pinwheel 15.0%
Second Grader's Starter Paul Farrell 60.0%
Talmud Portfolio Roger Gibson 33.3%
Desert Portfolio Gyroscopic Investing 30.0%
Family Taxable Portfolio Ted Aronson 5.0%
Robo Advisor 10 Betterment 3.2%
Robo Advisor 20 Betterment 6.3%
Robo Advisor 50 Betterment 16.2%
Robo Advisor 100 Betterment 34.6%
Late Sixties and Beyond Burton Malkiel 20.0%
Late Thirties to Early Forties Burton Malkiel 32.5%
Mid-Fifties Burton Malkiel 27.0%
Mid-Twenties Burton Malkiel 35.0%
Andrew Tobias Portfolio Andrew Tobias 33.3%
Gone Fishin' Portfolio Alexander Green 15.0%
Dynamic 40/60 Income 20.0%
Dynamic 60/40 Income 20.0%
Stocks/Bonds 80/20 80.0%
Stocks/Bonds 20/80 20.0%
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 with Bitcoin 59.0%
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 with Bitcoin 39.0%
All Weather Portfolio with Bitcoin Ray Dalio 30.0%
Permanent Portfolio with Bitcoin Harry Browne 25.0%
Golden Butterfly with Bitcoin 20.0%
Simplified Permanent Portfolio 25.0%
Desert Portfolio with Bitcoin Gyroscopic Investing 30.0%
Jane Bryant Quinn Portfolio Jane Bryant Quinn 40.0%
Vanguard LifeStrategy Income Fund Vanguard 12.0%
Vanguard LifeStrategy Conservative Growth Vanguard 24.0%
Vanguard LifeStrategy Moderate Growth Vanguard 36.0%
Vanguard LifeStrategy Growth Fund Vanguard 48.0%
Perfect Portfolio Ben Stein 20.0%

Historical Returns as of Jul 31, 2022

Historical returns and stats of Vanguard Total Stock Market (VTI) ETF. Total Returns and Inflation Adjusted Returns are both mentioned.

VANGUARD TOTAL STOCK MARKET (VTI) ETF
Consolidated returns as of 31 Jul 2022
Data Source: from January 1972 to July 2022
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Period Return (%)
as of Jul 2022
Return (%)
Infl.Adj.
Standard
Deviation (%)
Max
Drawdown (%)
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
Jul 2022
9.35
9.36
0.00
1 - 0
3M
0.09
-2.33
-8.47
May 2022 - Jun 2022
1 - 2
6M
-8.42
-13.09
-16.82
Apr 2022 - Jun 2022
2 - 4
YTD
-13.97
-19.04
-21.32
Jan 2022 - Jun 2022
2 - 5
1Y
-7.75
-15.00
19.45
-21.32
Jan 2022 - Jun 2022
5 - 7
42% pos
3Y(*)
12.42
7.15
19.60
-21.32
Jan 2022 - Jun 2022
22 - 14
61% pos
5Y(*)
12.11
7.91
17.69
-21.32
Jan 2022 - Jun 2022
41 - 19
68% pos
10Y(*)
13.43
10.55
14.31
-21.32
Jan 2022 - Jun 2022
85 - 35
71% pos
15Y(*)
9.33
6.79
16.35
-50.84
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
120 - 60
67% pos
20Y(*)
10.23
7.52
15.19
-50.84
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
162 - 78
68% pos
25Y(*)
8.19
5.57
15.91
-50.84
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
193 - 107
64% pos
30Y(*)
10.00
7.30
15.09
-50.84
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
238 - 122
66% pos
MAX(*)
01 Jan 1972
10.52
6.28
15.66
-50.84
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
380 - 227
63% pos
(*) Returns over 1 year are annualized

US Inflation is updated to Jul 2022. Current inflation (annualized) is 1Y: 8.52% , 5Y: 3.89% , 10Y: 2.60% , 30Y: 2.52%

ETF Returns, up to December 2001, are simulated. They have been calculated using the historical series of equivalent ETFs / Assets.

Correlations as of Jul 31, 2022

Monthly correlations of Vanguard Total Stock Market (VTI) ETF vs the main Asset Classes, over different timeframes.

Columns are sortable (click on table header to sort).

VANGUARD TOTAL STOCK MARKET (VTI) ETF
Monthly correlations as of 31 Jul 2022
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Correlation vs VTI
 
Asset Class 1 Year 5 Years 10 Years 30 Years Since
Jan 1992
US Large Cap
SPY
1.00
1.00
1.00
0.99
0.99
US Small Cap
IJR
0.93
0.91
0.89
0.88
0.88
US REITs
VNQ
0.89
0.80
0.68
0.61
0.61
US Technology
QQQ
0.97
0.93
0.91
0.85
0.85
Preferred Stocks
PFF
0.91
0.82
0.74
0.45
0.45
EAFE Stocks
EFA
0.92
0.91
0.86
0.81
0.80
World All Countries
VT
0.99
0.98
0.97
0.94
0.94
Emerging Markets
EEM
0.67
0.74
0.67
0.73
0.72
Europe
VGK
0.90
0.89
0.84
0.83
0.83
Pacific
VPL
0.86
0.87
0.79
0.66
0.66
Latin America
FLLA
0.50
0.58
0.54
0.66
0.66
US Total Bond Market
BND
0.70
0.34
0.23
0.09
0.09
Long Term Treasuries
TLT
0.60
-0.10
-0.14
-0.19
-0.19
US Cash
BIL
-0.03
-0.22
-0.16
-0.03
-0.03
TIPS
TIP
0.77
0.49
0.33
0.15
0.15
Investment Grade Bonds
LQD
0.81
0.59
0.47
0.28
0.28
High Yield Bonds
HYG
0.82
0.83
0.78
0.67
0.67
International Bond Market
BNDX
0.66
0.35
0.27
0.10
0.10
Emerging Market Bonds
EMB
0.89
0.71
0.60
0.56
0.56
Gold
GLD
0.24
0.12
0.04
0.04
0.04
Commodities
DBC
0.06
0.50
0.42
0.33
0.33

Capital Growth as of Jul 31, 2022

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 Stock Market (VTI) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

An investment of 1000$, since August 1992, now would be worth 17465.33$, with a total return of 1646.53% (10.00% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 8282.41$, with a net total return of 728.24% (7.30% annualized).
An investment of 1000$, since January 1972, now would be worth 157287.43$, with a total return of 15628.74% (10.52% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 21819.23$, with a net total return of 2081.92% (6.28% annualized).

Drawdowns

Worst drawdowns since August 1992.

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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-50.84% Nov 2007 Feb 2009 16 Mar 2012 37 53
-43.94% Sep 2000 Sep 2002 25 Mar 2006 42 67
-21.32% Jan 2022 Jun 2022 6 in progress 1 7
-20.84% Jan 2020 Mar 2020 3 Jul 2020 4 7
-17.57% Jul 1998 Aug 1998 2 Nov 1998 3 5
-14.20% Oct 2018 Dec 2018 3 Apr 2019 4 7
-8.84% Jun 2015 Sep 2015 4 May 2016 8 12
-8.44% Apr 2000 May 2000 2 Aug 2000 3 5
-7.43% Feb 1994 Jun 1994 5 Feb 1995 8 13
-6.82% Apr 2012 May 2012 2 Aug 2012 3 5
-6.45% May 2019 May 2019 1 Jun 2019 1 2
-6.42% Jul 1999 Sep 1999 3 Nov 1999 2 5
-6.17% Jun 1996 Jul 1996 2 Sep 1996 2 4
-5.64% Feb 2018 Mar 2018 2 Jul 2018 4 6
-5.42% Sep 2020 Oct 2020 2 Nov 2020 1 3
-5.23% Jun 2007 Jul 2007 2 Oct 2007 3 5
-4.56% Feb 1997 Mar 1997 2 May 1997 2 4
-4.46% Sep 2021 Sep 2021 1 Oct 2021 1 2
-4.18% Jan 2000 Jan 2000 1 Mar 2000 2 3
-3.73% Feb 1999 Feb 1999 1 Mar 1999 1 2

Worst drawdowns since January 1972.

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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-50.84% Nov 2007 Feb 2009 16 Mar 2012 37 53
-45.86% Jan 1973 Sep 1974 21 Dec 1976 27 48
-43.94% Sep 2000 Sep 2002 25 Mar 2006 42 67
-29.34% Sep 1987 Nov 1987 3 May 1989 18 21
-21.32% Jan 2022 Jun 2022 6 in progress 1 7
-20.84% Jan 2020 Mar 2020 3 Jul 2020 4 7
-17.85% Dec 1980 Jul 1982 20 Oct 1982 3 23
-17.57% Jul 1998 Aug 1998 2 Nov 1998 3 5
-16.20% Jun 1990 Oct 1990 5 Feb 1991 4 9
-14.20% Oct 2018 Dec 2018 3 Apr 2019 4 7
-11.98% Mar 1980 Mar 1980 1 Jun 1980 3 4
-11.64% Sep 1978 Oct 1978 2 Mar 1979 5 7
-10.97% Jul 1983 May 1984 11 Jan 1985 8 19
-9.64% Jan 1977 Feb 1978 14 Apr 1978 2 16
-8.84% Jun 2015 Sep 2015 4 May 2016 8 12
-8.44% Apr 2000 May 2000 2 Aug 2000 3 5
-7.92% Sep 1986 Sep 1986 1 Jan 1987 4 5
-7.43% Feb 1994 Jun 1994 5 Feb 1995 8 13
-7.22% Oct 1979 Oct 1979 1 Dec 1979 2 3
-7.01% Jan 1990 Jan 1990 1 May 1990 4 5

Rolling Returns ( more details)

Vanguard Total Stock Market (VTI) ETF: annualized rolling and average returns

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Rolling
Period
Return (*) Negative
Periods
Average (%) Best (%) Worst (%)
1 Year
12.09 66.73
Jul 1982 - Jun 1983
-43.33
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
21.31%
2 Years
11.46 39.52
Mar 2009 - Feb 2011
-26.16
Mar 2007 - Feb 2009
13.53%
3 Years
11.36 30.70
Apr 1995 - Mar 1998
-16.22
Apr 2000 - Mar 2003
12.24%
5 Years
11.36 27.25
Aug 1982 - Jul 1987
-6.14
Mar 2004 - Feb 2009
7.66%
7 Years
11.32 21.23
Aug 1982 - Jul 1989
-2.98
Mar 2002 - Feb 2009
1.15%
10 Years
11.28 18.89
Oct 1990 - Sep 2000
-2.47
Mar 1999 - Feb 2009
2.87%
15 Years
11.00 18.21
Aug 1982 - Jul 1997
4.37
Sep 2000 - Aug 2015
0.00%
20 Years
10.96 17.30
Apr 1980 - Mar 2000
4.98
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 Total Stock Market (VTI) ETF: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality

Vanguard Total Stock Market (VTI) ETF: in which months is it better to invest?

Both the Average Return and the Gain Frequency (Win %) are useful to get an idea of what happened in the past.

For further information about the seasonality, check the Asset Class Seasonality page.
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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 %
1.35
59%
0.56
61%
0.99
67%
1.59
71%
1.01
65%
0.59
59%
0.91
49%
0.45
60%
-0.57
52%
0.88
60%
1.91
74%
1.59
76%
Best
Year
14.1
1975
7.3
1998
8.3
2009
13.1
2020
8.8
1990
7.1
2019
9.3
2022
11.9
1982
9.5
2010
16.9
1974
11.8
2020
10.6
1991
Worst
Year
-8.0
2009
-10.5
2009
-13.9
2020
-9.1
2022
-7.9
2010
-8.2
2022
-8.3
2002
-15.7
1998
-11.1
1974
-22.3
1987
-12.1
1973
-9.2
2018
Statistics calculated for the period Jan 1972 - Jul 2022

Monthly/Yearly Returns

Vanguard Total Stock Market (VTI) ETF monthly and yearly returns: how is the distribution of the returns recorded so far?

MONTHLY RETURNS HISTOGRAM
380 Positive Months (63%) - 227 Negative Months (37%)
Jan 1972 - Jul 2022
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Yearly Return(%)
Monthly Return(%)
Year Total Infl.Adj Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2022
-13.97 -19.04 -6.1 -2.5 3.3 -9.1 -0.3 -8.2 9.3
2021
+25.67 +17.41 -0.3 3.1 3.6 5.0 0.5 2.5 1.7 2.9 -4.5 6.7 -1.5 3.8
2020
+21.03 +19.40 -0.1 -8.0 -13.9 13.1 5.4 2.3 5.7 7.1 -3.5 -1.9 11.8 4.7
2019
+30.67 +27.75 8.5 3.6 1.4 3.9 -6.4 7.1 1.4 -2.1 1.8 2.1 3.8 2.8
2018
-5.21 -6.99 5.2 -3.8 -2.0 0.4 2.7 0.7 3.3 3.4 0.2 -7.4 2.0 -9.2
2017
+21.21 +18.71 1.9 3.7 0.1 1.1 1.0 0.9 1.9 0.1 2.4 2.2 3.0 1.2
2016
+12.83 +10.53 -5.7 0.0 7.1 0.7 1.7 0.3 4.0 0.2 0.2 -2.2 4.5 2.0
2015
+0.36 -0.37 -2.7 5.7 -1.2 0.6 1.3 -1.7 1.7 -6.1 -2.9 7.9 0.6 -2.1
2014
+12.54 +11.70 -3.2 4.9 0.5 0.1 2.1 2.6 -2.0 4.2 -2.1 2.7 2.5 0.0
2013
+33.45 +31.48 5.4 1.3 3.9 1.6 2.4 -1.4 5.7 -3.0 3.9 4.3 2.7 2.7
2012
+16.45 +14.46 5.1 4.2 3.1 -0.6 -6.2 4.1 0.9 2.7 2.5 -1.8 0.8 1.3
2011
+0.97 -1.94 2.0 3.7 0.4 2.9 -1.1 -1.8 -2.3 -6.1 -7.6 11.4 -0.4 1.0
2010
+17.42 +15.69 -3.6 3.4 6.4 2.2 -7.9 -5.8 7.0 -4.7 9.5 4.0 0.5 7.0
2009
+28.89 +25.48 -8.0 -10.5 8.3 11.0 5.5 0.4 7.7 3.7 4.1 -2.6 5.7 2.9
2008
-36.98 -37.04 -6.2 -2.5 -0.9 4.9 2.0 -8.1 -0.6 1.5 -9.2 -17.5 -8.0 1.8
2007
+5.37 +1.24 1.9 -1.6 1.1 4.0 3.7 -1.8 -3.5 1.5 3.8 1.8 -4.5 -0.7
2006
+15.69 +12.83 3.2 0.2 2.1 1.0 -3.2 0.1 -0.1 2.3 2.3 3.5 2.3 1.2
2005
+6.31 +2.80 -2.5 2.1 -1.9 -2.2 3.9 0.8 4.4 -1.1 0.8 -2.3 4.6 0.0
2004
+12.79 +9.23 2.6 1.4 -1.0 -2.2 1.5 2.0 -3.6 0.1 1.7 1.8 4.7 3.4
2003
+30.75 +28.34 -2.8 -1.5 0.8 8.6 5.8 1.6 2.3 2.4 -1.1 6.1 1.5 4.0
2002
-20.47 -22.32 -0.9 -1.8 3.7 -4.5 -1.4 -6.9 -8.3 0.8 -10.1 7.5 6.0 -5.1
2001
-10.97 -12.33 3.8 -9.4 -6.7 8.2 1.0 -1.6 -1.7 -6.0 -9.0 2.5 7.6 1.8
2000
-10.57 -13.50 -4.2 2.5 5.7 -5.2 -3.4 4.4 -2.0 7.3 -4.7 -2.0 -9.9 1.8
1999
+23.81 +20.58 3.6 -3.7 3.9 4.7 -2.0 5.2 -3.2 -0.9 -2.4 6.3 3.4 7.6
1998
+23.26 +21.31 0.4 7.3 5.1 1.1 -2.7 3.5 -2.3 -15.7 6.7 7.5 6.2 6.5
1997
+30.99 +28.80 5.5 -0.1 -4.5 4.5 7.1 4.4 7.8 -3.7 5.8 -3.4 3.3 1.7
1996
+20.96 +17.07 2.7 1.6 1.1 2.4 2.7 -0.8 -5.4 3.1 5.4 1.4 6.8 -1.3
1995
+35.79 +32.42 2.2 4.0 2.7 2.5 3.5 3.0 4.0 1.1 3.6 -1.2 4.2 1.5
1994
-0.17 -2.77 3.1 -2.2 -4.4 0.9 1.0 -2.7 3.1 4.4 -1.8 1.6 -3.7 1.2
1993
+10.62 +7.67 1.0 0.5 2.5 -2.8 3.0 0.5 -0.3 3.9 0.0 1.6 -1.6 1.9
1992
+9.11 +6.03 0.0 1.3 -2.4 1.4 0.5 -1.8 3.9 -2.1 1.1 1.2 4.2 1.8
1991
+32.39 +28.46 5.0 6.9 2.9 0.4 4.0 -4.5 4.8 2.7 -1.2 1.7 -3.8 10.6
1990
-6.08 -11.48 -7.0 1.6 2.5 -2.8 8.8 -0.5 -1.1 -9.0 -5.2 -1.2 6.4 3.0
1989
+28.12 +22.43 6.6 -1.8 2.1 4.8 3.9 -0.2 7.6 2.3 -0.2 -2.8 1.6 1.8
1988
+17.32 +12.35 4.4 5.2 -1.4 1.1 -0.1 4.9 -0.6 -2.8 3.7 1.6 -1.6 2.0
1987
+2.61 -1.74 12.9 4.8 2.3 -1.5 0.5 4.2 4.6 3.8 -2.1 -22.3 -7.2 7.3
1986
+14.57 +13.33 0.8 7.1 5.8 -0.8 4.9 1.3 -5.9 6.4 -7.9 4.7 1.4 -2.9
1985
+31.27 +26.47 9.1 1.8 -0.4 -0.2 5.5 1.7 0.0 -0.7 -4.1 4.4 6.8 4.2
1984
+2.19 -1.70 -1.4 -4.0 1.2 0.3 -5.3 2.3 -2.1 11.1 0.0 0.0 -1.3 2.3
1983
+22.66 +18.18 4.1 3.0 3.5 7.4 1.3 3.8 -3.2 0.3 1.7 -2.8 3.0 -1.0
1982
+20.50 +16.05 -2.7 -5.1 -1.0 4.4 -2.8 -2.4 -2.0 11.9 1.7 11.8 5.1 1.5
1981
-4.15 -12.00 -4.1 1.6 4.6 -1.2 1.3 -1.0 -0.3 -5.6 -6.4 5.9 4.6 -2.8
1980
+33.15 +18.34 6.5 0.2 -12.0 5.2 6.0 3.7 6.9 2.3 2.9 2.1 10.6 -3.5
1979
+24.25 +9.67 4.9 -2.7 6.6 0.8 -1.4 4.6 1.5 6.5 0.2 -7.2 6.4 2.8
1978
+8.45 -0.52 -5.6 -1.0 3.4 8.3 2.3 -1.1 5.7 4.2 -0.7 -11.0 3.5 1.7
1977
-3.36 -9.43 -3.7 -1.6 -0.9 0.5 -1.1 5.2 -1.3 -1.4 0.1 -4.0 4.5 0.8
1976
+26.47 +20.60 12.6 0.6 2.7 -1.0 -0.9 4.5 -0.7 -0.2 2.5 -2.1 0.4 6.1
1975
+37.82 +28.88 14.1 5.9 3.1 4.8 5.6 5.2 -6.1 -2.3 -3.8 5.7 3.1 -1.1
1974
-27.81 -35.74 0.2 0.3 -2.3 -4.6 -4.1 -2.2 -7.1 -8.7 -11.1 16.9 -4.1 -2.7
1973
-18.18 -24.74 -2.7 -4.4 -0.7 -5.1 -2.3 -0.8 5.7 -2.9 5.3 0.0 -12.1 1.3
1972
+17.62 +13.75 2.8 3.2 0.9 0.6 1.7 -2.1 -0.4 3.6 -0.7 0.9 5.0 1.1

ETF Returns, up to December 2001, are simulated. They have been calculated using the historical series of equivalent ETFs / Assets.

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