Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ): Rolling Returns

Data Source: from January 1971 to April 2024 (~53 years)
Consolidated Returns as of 30 April 2024

Holding the Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ) ETF, how long should you stay invested to have high probability to obtain a positive return?

Considering all the available data source (~53 years), the longest period with a negative return lasted 174 months (from April 2000 to September 2014).

This means that every rolling period of 175 months or above has always granted a positive return.

To obtain comprehensive information, please consult the Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ) ETF: Historical Returns page.

Previous vs subsequent Returns

Considering all 10-year rolling periods, is there a relationship between past and future returns, at a given date?

In the following chart, we show how past returns (x-axis) and subsequent returns (y-axis) are related.

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INVESCO QQQ TRUST (QQQ) ETF
Previous vs Next Returns - 10 Years annualized
Updated to April 2024

The annualized return of the last 10 years has been 18.09% (updated at Apr 30, 2024).

Rolling Returns

A rolling return is a measure of investment performance that calculates the return of an investment over a set period of time, with the starting date rolling forward. This approach can provide a more accurate representation of the investment's historical performance and helps investors to evaluate the investment's consistency over time.

INVESCO QQQ TRUST (QQQ) ETF
Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Returns - Inflation Adjusted
Data Source: 1 May 1994 - 30 April 2024 (30 Years)
Data Source: 1 January 1971 - 30 April 2024 (~53 years)
Inflation Adjusted:

Annualized Rolling Returns - 1 Year (12 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +16.75% +124.99%
Mar 1999 - Feb 2000
-67.35%
Oct 2000 - Sep 2001
20.83%
131 out of 629
US Inflation Adjusted +11.71% +117.98%
Mar 1999 - Feb 2000
-68.17%
Oct 2000 - Sep 2001
26.23%
165 out of 629
1 Year Annualized Rolling Returns
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1 Year Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 2 Years (24 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +14.16% +93.45%
Jan 1998 - Dec 1999
-51.92%
Sep 2000 - Aug 2002
17.02%
105 out of 617
US Inflation Adjusted +9.48% +89.39%
Jan 1998 - Dec 1999
-52.97%
Sep 2000 - Aug 2002
23.82%
147 out of 617
2 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
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2 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 3 Years (36 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +14.91% +77.31%
Apr 1997 - Mar 2000
-38.68%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2003
15.21%
92 out of 605
US Inflation Adjusted +9.70% +73.35%
Apr 1997 - Mar 2000
-40.15%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2003
20.17%
122 out of 605
3 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
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3 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 4 Years (48 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +15.30% +64.30%
Apr 1996 - Mar 2000
-24.35%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2004
13.66%
81 out of 593
US Inflation Adjusted +10.28% +60.45%
Apr 1996 - Mar 2000
-26.04%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2004
18.55%
110 out of 593
4 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
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4 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 5 Years (60 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +14.26% +58.54%
Mar 1995 - Feb 2000
-19.54%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2005
13.77%
80 out of 581
US Inflation Adjusted +9.22% +54.80%
Mar 1995 - Feb 2000
-21.47%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2005
17.38%
101 out of 581
5 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
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5 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 6 Years (72 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +14.25% +50.46%
Apr 1994 - Mar 2000
-14.59%
Sep 2000 - Aug 2006
8.79%
50 out of 569
US Inflation Adjusted +9.12% +46.73%
Apr 1994 - Mar 2000
-16.92%
Sep 2000 - Aug 2006
14.24%
81 out of 569
6 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
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6 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 7 Years (84 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +14.55% +43.22%
Apr 1993 - Mar 2000
-12.13%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2007
6.28%
35 out of 557
US Inflation Adjusted +9.02% +39.70%
Mar 1993 - Feb 2000
-14.40%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2007
14.36%
80 out of 557
7 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
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7 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 8 Years (96 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +13.63% +38.81%
Sep 1992 - Aug 2000
-10.62%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2008
5.87%
32 out of 545
US Inflation Adjusted +9.12% +35.31%
Sep 1992 - Aug 2000
-13.06%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2008
13.76%
75 out of 545
8 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
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8 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 9 Years (108 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +13.89% +38.28%
Jan 1991 - Dec 1999
-13.76%
Mar 2000 - Feb 2009
5.07%
27 out of 533
US Inflation Adjusted +9.34% +34.80%
Jan 1991 - Dec 1999
-15.88%
Mar 2000 - Feb 2009
12.57%
67 out of 533
9 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
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9 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 10 Years (120 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +13.95% +35.78%
Sep 1990 - Aug 2000
-8.06%
Mar 2000 - Feb 2010
5.37%
28 out of 521
US Inflation Adjusted +9.62% +32.14%
Sep 1990 - Aug 2000
-10.29%
Mar 2000 - Feb 2010
10.56%
55 out of 521
10 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
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10 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 11 Years (132 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +13.66% +33.45%
Apr 1989 - Mar 2000
-5.36%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2011
4.91%
25 out of 509
US Inflation Adjusted +9.36% +29.44%
Apr 1989 - Mar 2000
-7.62%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2011
13.95%
71 out of 509
11 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
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11 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 12 Years (144 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +13.47% +31.04%
Apr 1988 - Mar 2000
-3.75%
Mar 2000 - Feb 2012
3.02%
15 out of 497
US Inflation Adjusted +9.83% +26.92%
Apr 1988 - Mar 2000
-6.08%
Mar 2000 - Feb 2012
8.65%
43 out of 497
12 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
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12 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 13 Years (156 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +13.55% +28.57%
Jan 1987 - Dec 1999
-3.07%
Mar 2000 - Feb 2013
2.27%
11 out of 485
US Inflation Adjusted +9.72% +24.47%
Jan 1987 - Dec 1999
-5.39%
Mar 2000 - Feb 2013
9.28%
45 out of 485
13 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
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13 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 14 Years (168 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +13.24% +27.75%
Mar 1986 - Feb 2000
-1.03%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2014
0.63%
3 out of 473
US Inflation Adjusted +9.66% +23.82%
Mar 1986 - Feb 2000
-3.28%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2014
4.02%
19 out of 473
14 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
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14 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 15 Years (180 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +13.52% +27.95%
Apr 1985 - Mar 2000
+0.35%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2015
0.00%
0 out of 461
US Inflation Adjusted +9.49% +23.99%
Apr 1985 - Mar 2000
-1.78%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2015
2.17%
10 out of 461
15 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
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15 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 16 Years (192 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +13.39% +26.84%
Apr 1984 - Mar 2000
+0.35%
Mar 2000 - Feb 2016
0.00%
0 out of 449
US Inflation Adjusted +9.17% +22.88%
Apr 1984 - Mar 2000
-1.72%
Mar 2000 - Feb 2016
1.56%
7 out of 449
16 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
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16 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 17 Years (204 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +13.49% +24.61%
Mar 1983 - Feb 2000
+1.78%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2017
0.00%
0 out of 437
US Inflation Adjusted +9.13% +20.63%
Mar 1983 - Feb 2000
-0.33%
Mar 2000 - Feb 2017
0.46%
2 out of 437
17 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
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17 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 18 Years (216 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +13.12% +26.00%
Apr 1982 - Mar 2000
+2.81%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2018
0.00%
0 out of 425
US Inflation Adjusted +9.17% +21.93%
Apr 1982 - Mar 2000
+0.33%
Nov 1972 - Oct 1990
0.00%
0 out of 425
18 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
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18 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 19 Years (228 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +12.60% +23.53%
Mar 1981 - Feb 2000
+3.26%
Mar 2000 - Feb 2019
0.00%
0 out of 413
US Inflation Adjusted +9.11% +19.32%
Mar 1981 - Feb 2000
+1.11%
Mar 2000 - Feb 2019
0.00%
0 out of 413
19 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
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19 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 20 Years (240 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +12.51% +24.94%
Apr 1980 - Mar 2000
+3.50%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2020
0.00%
0 out of 401
US Inflation Adjusted +9.16% +20.29%
Apr 1980 - Mar 2000
+1.39%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2020
0.00%
0 out of 401
20 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
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20 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

To obtain comprehensive information, please consult the Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ) ETF: Historical Returns page.