iShares MSCI Saudi Arabia ETF (KSA): Historical Returns

Data Source: from January 2016 to February 2024 (~8 years)
Consolidated Returns as of 29 February 2024
Category: Stocks
iShares MSCI Saudi Arabia ETF (KSA) ETF
ETF • LIVE PERFORMANCE (USD currency)
6.79%
February 2024

In the last 5 Years, the iShares MSCI Saudi Arabia ETF (KSA) ETF obtained a 9.10% compound annual return, with a 19.75% standard deviation.

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The ETF is related to the following investment themes:

  • Asset Class: Equity
  • Size: Multi Cap
  • Style: Blend
  • Region: North America
  • Country: U.S.

Investment Returns as of Feb 29, 2024

The iShares MSCI Saudi Arabia ETF (KSA) ETF guaranteed the following returns.

Returns are calculated in USD, assuming:
  • no fees or capital gain taxes.
  • the reinvestment of dividends.
  • the actual US Inflation rates.
ISHARES MSCI SAUDI ARABIA ETF (KSA) ETF
Consolidated returns as of 29 February 2024
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  Chg (%) Return (%) Return (%) as of Feb 29, 2024
  1 Day Time ET(*) Mar 2024 1M 6M 1Y 5Y MAX
(~8Y)
iShares MSCI Saudi Arabia ETF (KSA) ETF n.a. n.a. 6.79 10.20 25.70 9.10 10.12
US Inflation Adjusted return 6.79 8.95 22.39 4.80 6.61
Returns over 1 year are annualized | Available data source: since Jan 2016
(*) Eastern Time (ET - America/New York)
US Inflation is updated to Jan 2024. Pending updates, the monthly inflation is set at 0% for the subsequent periods. Current inflation (annualized) is 1Y: 2.71% , 5Y: 4.10%

In 2023, the iShares MSCI Saudi Arabia ETF (KSA) ETF granted a 2.75% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the iShares MSCI Saudi Arabia ETF (KSA) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

Capital Growth as of Feb 29, 2024

An investment of 1$, since March 2019, now would be worth 1.55$, with a total return of 54.57% (9.10% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 1.26$, with a net total return of 26.43% (4.80% annualized).
An investment of 1$, since January 2016, now would be worth 2.20$, with a total return of 119.74% (10.12% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 1.69$, with a net total return of 68.71% (6.61% annualized).

Investment Metrics as of Feb 29, 2024

Metrics of iShares MSCI Saudi Arabia ETF (KSA) ETF, updated as of 29 February 2024.

Metrics are calculated based on monthly returns, assuming:
  • no fees or capital gain taxes.
  • the reinvestment of dividends.
  • the actual US Inflation rates.
ISHARES MSCI SAUDI ARABIA ETF (KSA) ETF
Advanced Metrics
Data Source: 1 January 2016 - 29 February 2024 (~8 years)
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Metrics as of Feb 29, 2024
1M 3M 6M 1Y 3Y 5Y MAX
(~8Y)
Investment Return (%) 6.79 13.81 10.20 25.70 13.66 9.10 10.12
Infl. Adjusted Return (%) details 6.79 13.20 8.95 22.39 7.71 4.80 6.61
US Inflation (%) 0.00 0.54 1.14 2.71 5.52 4.10 3.29
Pending updates, the monthly inflation after Jan 2024 is set at 0%. Returns / Inflation rates over 1 year are annualized.
DRAWDOWN
Inflation Adjusted:
Inflation Adjusted:
1Y 3Y 5Y MAX
Deepest Drawdown Depth (%) -9.94 -27.10 -30.48 -30.48
Start to Recovery (# months) details 5 22* 23 23
Start (yyyy mm) 2023 08 2022 05 2019 05 2019 05
Start to Bottom (# months) 3 10 11 11
Bottom (yyyy mm) 2023 10 2023 02 2020 03 2020 03
Bottom to End (# months) 2 12 12 12
End (yyyy mm) 2023 12 - 2021 03 2021 03
Longest Drawdown Depth (%)
same as
deepest

same as
deepest

same as
deepest

same as
deepest
Start to Recovery (# months) details
Start (yyyy mm) 2023 08 2022 05 2019 05 2019 05
Start to Bottom (# months) 3 10 11 11
Bottom (yyyy mm) 2023 10 2023 02 2020 03 2020 03
Bottom to End (# months) 2 12 12 12
End (yyyy mm) 2023 12 - 2021 03 2021 03
Longest negative period (# months) details 7 28 28 34
Period Start (yyyy mm) 2023 04 2021 07 2021 07 2017 07
Period End (yyyy mm) 2023 10 2023 10 2023 10 2020 04
Annualized Return (%) -1.72 -0.13 -0.13 0.00
Drawdowns / Negative periods marked with * are in progress
Deepest Drawdown Depth (%) -10.79 -30.18 -31.26 -31.26
Start to Recovery (# months) details 5 22* 23 23
Start (yyyy mm) 2023 08 2022 05 2019 05 2019 05
Start to Bottom (# months) 3 10 11 11
Bottom (yyyy mm) 2023 10 2023 02 2020 03 2020 03
Bottom to End (# months) 2 12 12 12
End (yyyy mm) 2023 12 - 2021 03 2021 03
Longest Drawdown Depth (%)
same as
deepest

same as
deepest

same as
deepest

same as
deepest
Start to Recovery (# months) details
Start (yyyy mm) 2023 08 2022 05 2019 05 2019 05
Start to Bottom (# months) 3 10 11 11
Bottom (yyyy mm) 2023 10 2023 02 2020 03 2020 03
Bottom to End (# months) 2 12 12 12
End (yyyy mm) 2023 12 - 2021 03 2021 03
Longest negative period (# months) details 7 32 54 54
Period Start (yyyy mm) 2023 04 2021 04 2019 05 2019 05
Period End (yyyy mm) 2023 10 2023 11 2023 10 2023 10
Annualized Return (%) -4.87 -0.29 -0.55 -0.55
Drawdowns / Negative periods marked with * are in progress
RISK INDICATORS
1Y 3Y 5Y MAX
Standard Deviation (%) 15.72 19.79 19.75 19.24
Sharpe Ratio 1.30 0.57 0.37 0.32
Sortino Ratio 1.79 0.75 0.48 0.44
Ulcer Index 4.06 14.03 14.53 11.91
Ratio: Return / Standard Deviation 1.64 0.69 0.46 0.53
Ratio: Return / Deepest Drawdown 2.59 0.50 0.30 0.33
% Positive Months details 58% 66% 65% 63%
Positive Months 7 24 39 62
Negative Months 5 12 21 36
ROLLING PERIODS
Inflation Adjusted:
Inflation Adjusted:
1Y 3Y 5Y MAX
Over the latest 5Y
Best Rolling Return (%) - Annualized 54.59 19.54 9.10
Worst Rolling Return (%) - Annualized -26.61 8.79
% Positive Periods 63% 100% 100%
SWR - Safe Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized 80.90 31.02 21.48
PWR - Perpetual Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized - 3.78 4.49
WR calculated based on initial capital | Monthly withdrawals adjusted for inflation | Credits: BestRetirementPortfolio.com
Best Rolling Return (%) - Annualized 49.24 13.48 4.80
Worst Rolling Return (%) - Annualized -27.71 3.67
% Positive Periods 48% 100% 100%
SWR - Safe Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized 80.90 31.02 21.48
PWR - Perpetual Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized - 3.78 4.49
WR calculated based on initial capital | Monthly withdrawals adjusted for inflation | Credits: BestRetirementPortfolio.com
Over all the available data source (Jan 2016 - Feb 2024)
Best Rolling Return (%) - Annualized 54.59 19.54 17.69
Worst Rolling Return (%) - Annualized -26.61 1.07 7.14
% Positive Periods 77% 100% 100%
SWR - Safe Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized 80.90 31.02 21.25
PWR - Perpetual Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized - - 3.15
WR calculated based on initial capital | Monthly withdrawals adjusted for inflation | Credits: BestRetirementPortfolio.com
Best Rolling Return (%) - Annualized 49.24 15.71 14.73
Worst Rolling Return (%) - Annualized -27.71 -0.83 3.02
% Positive Periods 68% 96% 100%
SWR - Safe Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized 80.90 31.02 21.25
PWR - Perpetual Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized - - 3.15
WR calculated based on initial capital | Monthly withdrawals adjusted for inflation | Credits: BestRetirementPortfolio.com
Terms and Definitions
  • Annualized Portfolio Return: it's the annualized geometric mean return of the portfolio.
  • Deepest/Longest Drawdown: a drawdown refers to the decline in value from a relative peak value to a relative trough. The deepest (or maximum) drawdown is the maximum observed loss from a peak to a trough of a portfolio before a new peak is attained. The longest drawdown is the period observed from a peak to the subsequent peak with the greatest duration.
  • Longest negative period: it's the maximum period for which an overall negative return has been observed.
  • Standard Deviation: it's a measure of the dispersion of returns around the mean.
  • Sharpe Ratio: it's a measure of risk-adjusted performance of the portfolio. It's calculated by dividing the excess return of the portfolio over the risk-free rate by the portfolio standard deviation. The risk-free rate here considered is the 1-3 Mth T-Bill return.
  • Sortino Ratio: another measure of risk-adjusted performance of the portfolio. It's a modification of the Sharpe Ratio (same formula but the denominator is the portfolio downside standard deviation).
  • Ulcer Index: it's a measure of downside risk that quantifies the depth and duration of drawdowns in an investment portfolio.
  • Best/Worst 10Y returns: the best and the worst 10-year return over a time frame.
  • Rolling Returns: N-year returns over a time frame, calculated over all the available data source (best, worst, % of positive returns). Each rolling period, longer than the longest negative period, yielded a non-negative minimum return.
  • Safe Withdrawal Rate (SWR): it's the percentage of the initial portfolio balance that can be withdrawn at the beginning of each month with inflation adjustment, without the portfolio running out of money in any case (money amount withdrawal).
    For instance: Your initial invested capital is 100.000$; withdrawal rate (annualized) is 4%. This means that, in the first month, you will withdraw 100.000 * 4% * 1/12 = 333.33$. The second month, you’ll withdraw 333.33$ plus the inflation monthly rate. You’ll continue adjusting your withdraw monthly for inflation.
  • Perpetual Withdrawal Rate (PWR): it's the percentage of the initial portfolio balance that can be withdrawn at the beginning of each month with inflation adjustment, preserving the original invested capital, adjusted for inflation too.

Correlations as of Feb 29, 2024

Correlation measures to what degree the returns of the two assets move in relation to each other.

Correlation coefficient is a numerical value between -1 and +1. If one variable goes up by a certain amount, the correlation coefficient indicates which way the other variable moves and by how much.
Asset correlations are calculated based on monthly returns.

Monthly correlations of iShares MSCI Saudi Arabia ETF (KSA) ETF vs the main Asset Classes, over different timeframes. Columns are sortable (click on table header to sort).

ISHARES MSCI SAUDI ARABIA ETF (KSA) ETF
Monthly correlations as of 29 February 2024
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Correlation vs KSA
Asset Class 1 Year 5 Years Since
Jan 2016
VTI
US Total Stock Market
0.76
0.61
0.48
SPY
US Large Cap
0.78
0.61
0.48
IJR
US Small Cap
0.61
0.56
0.49
VNQ
US REITs
0.72
0.55
0.43
QQQ
US Technology
0.61
0.47
0.30
PFF
Preferred Stocks
0.39
0.40
0.32
EFA
EAFE Stocks
0.87
0.56
0.44
VT
World All Countries
0.81
0.60
0.48
EEM
Emerging Markets
0.74
0.46
0.35
VGK
Europe
0.84
0.56
0.45
VPL
Pacific
0.84
0.53
0.40
FLLA
Latin America
0.63
0.56
0.45
BND
US Total Bond Market
0.67
0.11
0.05
TLT
Long Term Treasuries
0.75
-0.11
-0.13
BIL
US Cash
-0.01
-0.17
-0.14
TIP
TIPS
0.67
0.29
0.21
LQD
Invest. Grade Bonds
0.67
0.22
0.18
HYG
High Yield Bonds
0.70
0.51
0.42
CWB
US Convertible Bonds
0.62
0.49
0.39
BNDX
International Bonds
0.63
0.19
0.10
EMB
Emerg. Market Bonds
0.77
0.36
0.28
GLD
Gold
0.38
0.01
-0.01
DBC
Commodities
-0.04
0.57
0.51

If you want to learn more about historical correlations, you can find out here how the main asset class are correlated to each other.

Drawdowns

A drawdown refers to the decline in value from a relative peak value to a relative trough. A maximum drawdown is the maximum observed loss from a peak to a trough of a portfolio before a new peak is attained.

ISHARES MSCI SAUDI ARABIA ETF (KSA) ETF
Drawdown periods
Drawdown periods - Inflation Adjusted
Data Source: 1 March 2019 - 29 February 2024 (5 Years)
Data Source: 1 January 2016 - 29 February 2024 (~8 years)
Inflation Adjusted:
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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months Ulcer Index
-30.48% May 2019 Mar 2020 11 Mar 2021 12 23 15.27
-27.10% May 2022 Feb 2023 10 in progress 12 22 17.67
-8.90% Nov 2021 Nov 2021 1 Jan 2022 2 3 5.06
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Drawdown (DD)
Occurrencies (EOM)
Drawdown (DD)
Range #Num Every (Avg) Frequency Cumulative Frequency
All Time High (DD=0%) 15 4.1 Months 24.59%
 
DD = 0% 24.59%
 
0% < DD <= -5% 2 30.5 Months 3.28%
 
DD <= -5% 27.87%
 
-5% < DD <= -10% 9 6.8 Months 14.75%
 
DD <= -10% 42.62%
 
-10% < DD <= -15% 12 5.1 Months 19.67%
 
DD <= -15% 62.30%
 
-15% < DD <= -20% 10 6.1 Months 16.39%
 
DD <= -20% 78.69%
 
-20% < DD <= -25% 10 6.1 Months 16.39%
 
DD <= -25% 95.08%
 
-25% < DD <= -30% 2 30.5 Months 3.28%
 
DD <= -30% 98.36%
 
-30% < DD <= -35% 1 61.0 Months 1.64%
 
DD <= -35% 100.00%
 
-35% < DD <= -40% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -40% 100.00%
 
-40% < DD <= -45% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -45% 100.00%
 
-45% < DD <= -50% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -50% 100.00%
 
-50% < DD <= -55% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -55% 100.00%
 
-55% < DD <= -60% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -60% 100.00%
 
-60% < DD <= -65% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -65% 100.00%
 
-65% < DD <= -70% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -70% 100.00%
 
-70% < DD <= -100% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -100% 100.00%
 
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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months Ulcer Index
-31.26% May 2019 Mar 2020 11 Mar 2021 12 23 16.09
-30.18% May 2022 Feb 2023 10 in progress 12 22 21.10
-9.68% Nov 2021 Nov 2021 1 Jan 2022 2 3 5.77
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Drawdown (DD)
Occurrencies (EOM)
Drawdown (DD)
Range #Num Every (Avg) Frequency Cumulative Frequency
All Time High (DD=0%) 15 4.1 Months 24.59%
 
DD = 0% 24.59%
 
0% < DD <= -5% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -5% 24.59%
 
-5% < DD <= -10% 8 7.6 Months 13.11%
 
DD <= -10% 37.70%
 
-10% < DD <= -15% 10 6.1 Months 16.39%
 
DD <= -15% 54.10%
 
-15% < DD <= -20% 9 6.8 Months 14.75%
 
DD <= -20% 68.85%
 
-20% < DD <= -25% 12 5.1 Months 19.67%
 
DD <= -25% 88.52%
 
-25% < DD <= -30% 5 12.2 Months 8.20%
 
DD <= -30% 96.72%
 
-30% < DD <= -35% 2 30.5 Months 3.28%
 
DD <= -35% 100.00%
 
-35% < DD <= -40% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -40% 100.00%
 
-40% < DD <= -45% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -45% 100.00%
 
-45% < DD <= -50% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -50% 100.00%
 
-50% < DD <= -55% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -55% 100.00%
 
-55% < DD <= -60% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -60% 100.00%
 
-60% < DD <= -65% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -65% 100.00%
 
-65% < DD <= -70% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -70% 100.00%
 
-70% < DD <= -100% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -100% 100.00%
 
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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months Ulcer Index
-30.48% May 2019 Mar 2020 11 Mar 2021 12 23 15.27
-27.10% May 2022 Feb 2023 10 in progress 12 22 17.67
-13.29% Jan 2016 Jan 2016 1 Apr 2016 3 4 9.06
-12.99% May 2016 Sep 2016 5 Nov 2016 2 7 6.86
-9.02% Jul 2018 Nov 2018 5 Jan 2019 2 7 5.13
-8.90% Nov 2021 Nov 2021 1 Jan 2022 2 3 5.06
-7.08% Jul 2017 Oct 2017 4 Jan 2018 3 7 4.32
-3.75% Feb 2018 Feb 2018 1 Mar 2018 1 2 2.17
-2.63% Feb 2017 Feb 2017 1 Jun 2017 4 5 1.62
-0.41% Feb 2019 Feb 2019 1 Mar 2019 1 2 0.24
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Drawdown (DD)
Occurrencies (EOM)
Drawdown (DD)
Range #Num Every (Avg) Frequency Cumulative Frequency
All Time High (DD=0%) 26 3.8 Months 26.26%
 
DD = 0% 26.26%
 
0% < DD <= -5% 16 6.2 Months 16.16%
 
DD <= -5% 42.42%
 
-5% < DD <= -10% 19 5.2 Months 19.19%
 
DD <= -10% 61.62%
 
-10% < DD <= -15% 15 6.6 Months 15.15%
 
DD <= -15% 76.77%
 
-15% < DD <= -20% 10 9.9 Months 10.10%
 
DD <= -20% 86.87%
 
-20% < DD <= -25% 10 9.9 Months 10.10%
 
DD <= -25% 96.97%
 
-25% < DD <= -30% 2 49.5 Months 2.02%
 
DD <= -30% 98.99%
 
-30% < DD <= -35% 1 99.0 Months 1.01%
 
DD <= -35% 100.00%
 
-35% < DD <= -40% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -40% 100.00%
 
-40% < DD <= -45% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -45% 100.00%
 
-45% < DD <= -50% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -50% 100.00%
 
-50% < DD <= -55% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -55% 100.00%
 
-55% < DD <= -60% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -60% 100.00%
 
-60% < DD <= -65% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -65% 100.00%
 
-65% < DD <= -70% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -70% 100.00%
 
-70% < DD <= -100% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -100% 100.00%
 
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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months Ulcer Index
-31.26% May 2019 Mar 2020 11 Mar 2021 12 23 16.09
-30.18% May 2022 Feb 2023 10 in progress 12 22 21.10
-14.20% Jan 2016 Sep 2016 9 Nov 2016 2 11 8.60
-9.68% Nov 2021 Nov 2021 1 Jan 2022 2 3 5.77
-9.59% Jul 2018 Nov 2018 5 Jan 2019 2 7 5.54
-8.01% Jul 2017 Oct 2017 4 Jan 2018 3 7 4.99
-4.01% Feb 2018 Feb 2018 1 Mar 2018 1 2 2.32
-3.01% Jan 2017 Feb 2017 2 Jun 2017 4 6 1.79
-0.71% Feb 2019 Feb 2019 1 Mar 2019 1 2 0.41
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Drawdown (DD)
Occurrencies (EOM)
Drawdown (DD)
Range #Num Every (Avg) Frequency Cumulative Frequency
All Time High (DD=0%) 24 4.1 Months 24.24%
 
DD = 0% 24.24%
 
0% < DD <= -5% 15 6.6 Months 15.15%
 
DD <= -5% 39.39%
 
-5% < DD <= -10% 18 5.5 Months 18.18%
 
DD <= -10% 57.58%
 
-10% < DD <= -15% 14 7.1 Months 14.14%
 
DD <= -15% 71.72%
 
-15% < DD <= -20% 9 11.0 Months 9.09%
 
DD <= -20% 80.81%
 
-20% < DD <= -25% 12 8.3 Months 12.12%
 
DD <= -25% 92.93%
 
-25% < DD <= -30% 5 19.8 Months 5.05%
 
DD <= -30% 97.98%
 
-30% < DD <= -35% 2 49.5 Months 2.02%
 
DD <= -35% 100.00%
 
-35% < DD <= -40% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -40% 100.00%
 
-40% < DD <= -45% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -45% 100.00%
 
-45% < DD <= -50% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -50% 100.00%
 
-50% < DD <= -55% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -55% 100.00%
 
-55% < DD <= -60% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -60% 100.00%
 
-60% < DD <= -65% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -65% 100.00%
 
-65% < DD <= -70% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -70% 100.00%
 
-70% < DD <= -100% 0 - 0.00%
 
DD <= -100% 100.00%
 

Rolling Returns

( more details)

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.

ISHARES MSCI SAUDI ARABIA ETF (KSA) ETF
Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Returns - Inflation Adjusted
Data Source: 1 March 2019 - 29 February 2024 (5 Years)
Data Source: 1 January 2016 - 29 February 2024 (~8 years)
Inflation Adjusted:
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Rolling
Period
Worst Period
15th Percentile
50th Percentile
85th Percentile
Best Period
Latest Negative
Periods
Ann.
Return
From
To
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
From
To
Growth
of 1$
1Y -26.61 04/2019
03/2020
0.73$ -15.36 0.84$ 2.72 1.02$ 47.07 1.47$ 54.59 11/2020
10/2021
1.54$ 25.70 36.73%
2Y -4.67 11/2021
10/2023
0.90$ 2.11 1.04$ 12.00 1.25$ 25.70 1.57$ 43.38 04/2020
03/2022
2.05$ -0.17 10.81%
3Y 8.79 01/2020
12/2022
1.28$ 11.06 1.36$ 13.66 1.46$ 16.44 1.57$ 19.54 04/2020
03/2023
1.70$ 13.66 0.00%
5Y 9.10 03/2019
02/2024
1.54$ 9.10 1.54$ 9.10 1.54$ 9.10 1.54$ 9.10 03/2019
02/2024
1.54$ 9.10 0.00%
Annualized rolling and percentiles/median returns over full calendar month periods
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Rolling
Period
Worst Period
15th Percentile
50th Percentile
85th Percentile
Best Period
Latest Negative
Periods
Ann.
Return
From
To
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
From
To
Growth
of 1$
1Y -27.71 04/2019
03/2020
0.72$ -17.56 0.82$ -0.05 0.99$ 37.48 1.37$ 49.24 04/2020
03/2021
1.49$ 22.39 51.02%
2Y -9.62 11/2021
10/2023
0.81$ -2.85 0.94$ 6.69 1.13$ 20.36 1.44$ 35.85 04/2020
03/2022
1.84$ -4.31 32.43%
3Y 3.67 01/2020
12/2022
1.11$ 5.03 1.15$ 7.71 1.24$ 11.35 1.38$ 13.48 04/2020
03/2023
1.46$ 7.71 0.00%
5Y 4.80 03/2019
02/2024
1.26$ 4.80 1.26$ 4.80 1.26$ 4.80 1.26$ 4.80 03/2019
02/2024
1.26$ 4.80 0.00%
Annualized rolling and percentiles/median returns over full calendar month periods
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Rolling
Period
Worst Period
15th Percentile
50th Percentile
85th Percentile
Best Period
Latest Negative
Periods
Ann.
Return
From
To
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
From
To
Growth
of 1$
1Y -26.61 04/2019
03/2020
0.73$ -6.07 0.93$ 9.87 1.09$ 29.31 1.29$ 54.59 11/2020
10/2021
1.54$ 25.70 22.99%
2Y -7.54 04/2018
03/2020
0.85$ 0.81 1.01$ 11.55 1.24$ 21.56 1.47$ 43.38 04/2020
03/2022
2.05$ -0.17 12.00%
3Y 1.07 04/2017
03/2020
1.03$ 6.62 1.21$ 12.40 1.41$ 16.25 1.57$ 19.54 04/2020
03/2023
1.70$ 13.66 0.00%
5Y 7.14 11/2018
10/2023
1.41$ 7.84 1.45$ 11.56 1.72$ 15.93 2.09$ 17.69 10/2016
09/2021
2.25$ 9.10 0.00%
7Y 8.91 01/2016
12/2022
1.81$ 9.01 1.82$ 10.48 2.00$ 11.77 2.17$ 11.86 09/2016
08/2023
2.19$ 11.13 0.00%
Annualized rolling and percentiles/median returns over full calendar month periods
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Rolling
Period
Worst Period
15th Percentile
50th Percentile
85th Percentile
Best Period
Latest Negative
Periods
Ann.
Return
From
To
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
From
To
Growth
of 1$
1Y -27.71 04/2019
03/2020
0.72$ -11.73 0.88$ 7.87 1.07$ 24.62 1.24$ 49.24 04/2020
03/2021
1.49$ 22.39 31.03%
2Y -9.62 11/2021
10/2023
0.81$ -2.85 0.94$ 8.02 1.16$ 17.71 1.38$ 35.85 04/2020
03/2022
1.84$ -4.31 25.33%
3Y -0.83 04/2017
03/2020
0.97$ 4.07 1.12$ 7.55 1.24$ 12.40 1.42$ 15.71 02/2016
01/2019
1.54$ 7.71 3.17%
5Y 3.02 11/2018
10/2023
1.16$ 3.85 1.20$ 8.66 1.51$ 11.99 1.76$ 14.73 10/2016
09/2021
1.98$ 4.80 0.00%
7Y 5.32 12/2016
11/2023
1.43$ 5.41 1.44$ 6.77 1.58$ 8.07 1.72$ 8.12 08/2016
07/2023
1.72$ 7.41 0.00%
Annualized rolling and percentiles/median returns over full calendar month periods

If you need a deeper detail about rolling returns, please refer to the iShares MSCI Saudi Arabia ETF (KSA) ETF: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality

In which months is it better to invest in iShares MSCI Saudi Arabia ETF (KSA) ETF?

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
Gain Frequency
2.08
60%
-0.92
60%
2.72
80%
6.12
100%
-2.45
40%
0.08
80%
1.93
80%
0.44
60%
-1.59
60%
-0.87
40%
-0.03
60%
3.20
60%
Best 11.3
2022
6.8
2024
11.8
2021
6.9
2020
4.5
2020
4.6
2023
6.5
2022
7.5
2020
2.9
2020
4.5
2022
10.3
2020
8.3
2023
Worst -3.4
2020
-9.4
2020
-11.5
2020
5.1
2021
-8.3
2019
-10.9
2022
-1.5
2019
-6.9
2019
-7.5
2022
-5.4
2019
-8.9
2021
-3.3
2022
Monthly Seasonality over the period Feb 2016 - Feb 2024
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Monthly Average Return (%) and Gain Frequency
Return (%) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average
Gain Frequency
1.52
67%
-1.20
44%
3.66
88%
5.58
100%
-1.90
38%
1.79
88%
0.07
50%
-0.65
50%
-1.38
63%
-0.34
38%
1.36
63%
3.21
75%
Best 11.3
2022
6.8
2024
11.8
2021
9.1
2016
4.5
2020
10.5
2017
6.5
2022
7.5
2020
2.9
2020
5.7
2016
14.8
2016
8.3
2023
Worst -13.3
2016
-9.4
2020
-11.5
2020
0.5
2017
-8.3
2019
-10.9
2022
-4.6
2017
-6.9
2019
-7.5
2022
-5.4
2019
-8.9
2021
-3.3
2022
Monthly Seasonality over the period Feb 2016 - Feb 2024

Monthly Returns

This section provides a visual/tabular representation of the performance variability in the iShares MSCI Saudi Arabia ETF (KSA) ETF over time. It illustrates the distribution of monthly returns, showcasing the range and frequency of positive and negative returns.

ISHARES MSCI SAUDI ARABIA ETF (KSA) ETF
Monthly Returns Distribution
Data Source: 1 March 2019 - 29 February 2024 (5 Years)
Data Source: 1 January 2016 - 29 February 2024 (~8 years)
39 Positive Months (65%) - 21 Negative Months (35%)
62 Positive Months (63%) - 36 Negative Months (37%)
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