iShares S&P 500 Information Technology (QDVE.DE): Historical Returns

Data Source: from January 1999 to April 2024 (~25 years)
Consolidated Returns as of 30 April 2024
Category: Stocks
iShares S&P 500 Information Technology (QDVE.DE) ETF
Currency: EUR

In the last 20 Years, the iShares S&P 500 Information Technology (QDVE.DE) ETF obtained a 14.79% compound annual return, with a 17.17% standard deviation.

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The ETF is related to the following investment themes:

  • Asset Class: Equity
  • Size: Large Cap
  • Style: Growth
  • Region: North America
  • Country: U.S.
  • Sector: Technology
  • Industry: Broad Technology

Investment Returns as of Apr 30, 2024

The iShares S&P 500 Information Technology (QDVE.DE) ETF guaranteed the following returns.

Returns are calculated in EUR, assuming:
  • no fees or capital gain taxes.
  • the adjustment for actual currency exchange rates (simulation derived from original US returns)
  • the actual Euro Inflation rates.
ISHARES S&P 500 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (QDVE.DE) ETF
Consolidated returns as of 30 April 2024
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  Chg (%) Return (%) Return (%) as of Apr 30, 2024
  1 Day Time ET(*) May 2024 1M 6M 1Y 5Y 10Y 20Y MAX
(~25Y)
iShares S&P 500 Information Technology (QDVE.DE) ETF n.a. n.a. -2.96 26.99 46.38 23.65 23.78 14.79 9.18
Euro Inflation Adjusted return -3.53 25.47 42.97 19.23 20.99 12.42 6.91
Returns over 1 year are annualized | Available data source: since Jan 1999
(*) Eastern Time (ET - America/New York)
Euro Inflation is updated to Apr 2024. Current inflation (annualized) is 1Y: 2.38% , 5Y: 3.70% , 10Y: 2.30% , 20Y: 2.11%

Capital Growth as of Apr 30, 2024

An investment of 1€, since May 2004, now would be worth 15.77€, with a total return of 1477.40% (14.79% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 10.39€, with a net total return of 938.79% (12.42% annualized).
An investment of 1€, since January 1999, now would be worth 9.26€, with a total return of 826.22% (9.18% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 5.43€, with a net total return of 443.17% (6.91% annualized).

Investment Metrics as of Apr 30, 2024

Metrics of iShares S&P 500 Information Technology (QDVE.DE) ETF, updated as of 30 April 2024.

Metrics are calculated based on monthly returns, assuming:
  • no fees or capital gain taxes.
  • the adjustment for actual currency exchange rates (simulation derived from original US returns)
  • the actual Euro Inflation rates.
ISHARES S&P 500 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (QDVE.DE) ETF
Advanced Metrics
Data Source: 1 January 1999 - 30 April 2024 (~25 years)
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Metrics as of Apr 30, 2024
1M 3M 6M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10Y 20Y MAX
(~25Y)
Investment Return (%) -2.96 5.59 26.99 46.38 19.59 23.65 23.78 14.79 9.18
Infl. Adjusted Return (%) details -3.53 3.53 25.47 42.97 13.28 19.23 20.99 12.42 6.91
Euro Inflation (%) 0.58 1.98 1.21 2.38 5.57 3.70 2.30 2.11 2.13
Returns / Inflation rates over 1 year are annualized.
DRAWDOWN
Inflation Adjusted:
Inflation Adjusted:
1Y 3Y 5Y 10Y 20Y MAX
Deepest Drawdown Depth (%) -5.84 -24.57 -24.57 -24.57 -42.87 -81.54
Start to Recovery (# months) details 3 17 17 17 38 206
Start (yyyy mm) 2023 09 2022 01 2022 01 2022 01 2007 11 2000 09
Start to Bottom (# months) 2 12 12 12 14 100
Bottom (yyyy mm) 2023 10 2022 12 2022 12 2022 12 2008 12 2008 12
Bottom to End (# months) 1 5 5 5 24 106
End (yyyy mm) 2023 11 2023 05 2023 05 2023 05 2010 12 2017 10
Longest Drawdown Depth (%)
same as
deepest

same as
deepest

same as
deepest

same as
deepest

same as
deepest

same as
deepest
Start to Recovery (# months) details
Start (yyyy mm) 2023 09 2022 01 2022 01 2022 01 2007 11 2000 09
Start to Bottom (# months) 2 12 12 12 14 100
Bottom (yyyy mm) 2023 10 2022 12 2022 12 2022 12 2008 12 2008 12
Bottom to End (# months) 1 5 5 5 24 106
End (yyyy mm) 2023 11 2023 05 2023 05 2023 05 2010 12 2017 10
Longest negative period (# months) details 4 19 19 19 69 210
Period Start (yyyy mm) 2023 07 2021 07 2021 07 2021 07 2005 12 2000 04
Period End (yyyy mm) 2023 10 2023 01 2023 01 2023 01 2011 08 2017 09
Annualized Return (%) -9.58 -0.12 -0.12 -0.12 -0.14 -0.17
Deepest Drawdown Depth (%) -6.22 -30.93 -30.93 -30.93 -44.28 -84.68
Start to Recovery (# months) details 3 24 24 24 51 229
Start (yyyy mm) 2023 09 2022 01 2022 01 2022 01 2007 11 2000 04
Start to Bottom (# months) 2 12 12 12 14 105
Bottom (yyyy mm) 2023 10 2022 12 2022 12 2022 12 2008 12 2008 12
Bottom to End (# months) 1 12 12 12 37 124
End (yyyy mm) 2023 11 2023 12 2023 12 2023 12 2012 01 2019 04
Longest Drawdown Depth (%)
same as
deepest

same as
deepest

same as
deepest

same as
deepest

same as
deepest

same as
deepest
Start to Recovery (# months) details
Start (yyyy mm) 2023 09 2022 01 2022 01 2022 01 2007 11 2000 04
Start to Bottom (# months) 2 12 12 12 14 105
Bottom (yyyy mm) 2023 10 2022 12 2022 12 2022 12 2008 12 2008 12
Bottom to End (# months) 1 12 12 12 37 124
End (yyyy mm) 2023 11 2023 12 2023 12 2023 12 2012 01 2019 04
Longest negative period (# months) details 5 24 28 28 88 231
Period Start (yyyy mm) 2023 06 2021 11 2020 09 2020 09 2004 05 2000 04
Period End (yyyy mm) 2023 10 2023 10 2022 12 2022 12 2011 08 2019 06
Annualized Return (%) -1.73 -0.38 -0.40 -0.40 -0.02 -0.03
RISK INDICATORS
1Y 3Y 5Y 10Y 20Y MAX
Standard Deviation (%) 17.86 21.07 19.97 18.16 17.17 23.41
Sharpe Ratio 2.30 0.80 1.09 1.24 0.78 0.22
Sortino Ratio 3.57 1.16 1.52 1.71 1.08 0.30
Ulcer Index 2.17 10.30 8.39 6.90 11.30 51.61
Ratio: Return / Standard Deviation 2.60 0.93 1.18 1.31 0.86 0.39
Ratio: Return / Deepest Drawdown 7.94 0.80 0.96 0.97 0.34 0.11
% Positive Months details 75% 58% 63% 68% 63% 60%
Positive Months 9 21 38 82 153 184
Negative Months 3 15 22 38 87 120
LONG TERM RETURNS
Inflation Adjusted:
Inflation Adjusted:
1Y 3Y 5Y 10Y 20Y MAX
Best 10 Years Return (%) - Annualized 23.78 24.95 24.95
Worst 10 Years Return (%) - Annualized 6.45 -11.97
Best 10 Years Return (%) - Annualized 20.99 23.44 23.44
Worst 10 Years Return (%) - Annualized 4.44 -13.72
ROLLING PERIODS
Inflation Adjusted:
Inflation Adjusted:
1Y 3Y 5Y 10Y 20Y MAX
Over the latest 20Y
Best Rolling Return (%) - Annualized 54.66 42.78 29.41 24.95 14.79
Worst Rolling Return (%) - Annualized -38.96 -14.26 -4.37 6.45
% Positive Periods 81% 85% 95% 100% 100%
SWR - Safe Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized 78.95 24.70 16.50 9.91 8.10
PWR - Perpetual Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized - - - 3.64 7.32
WR calculated based on initial capital | Monthly withdrawals adjusted for inflation | Credits: BestRetirementPortfolio.com
Best Rolling Return (%) - Annualized 52.20 40.11 27.26 23.44 12.42
Worst Rolling Return (%) - Annualized -39.91 -16.01 -6.25 4.44
% Positive Periods 78% 83% 89% 100% 100%
SWR - Safe Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized 78.95 24.70 16.50 9.91 8.10
PWR - Perpetual Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized - - - 3.64 7.32
WR calculated based on initial capital | Monthly withdrawals adjusted for inflation | Credits: BestRetirementPortfolio.com
Over all the available data source (Jan 1999 - Apr 2024)
Best Rolling Return (%) - Annualized 92.15 42.78 29.41 24.95 14.89
Worst Rolling Return (%) - Annualized -60.33 -40.82 -24.50 -11.97 2.17
% Positive Periods 71% 73% 76% 79% 100%
SWR - Safe Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized 56.87 10.53 5.56 2.47 1.59
PWR - Perpetual Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized - - - - 0.15
WR calculated based on initial capital | Monthly withdrawals adjusted for inflation | Credits: BestRetirementPortfolio.com
Best Rolling Return (%) - Annualized 88.85 40.11 27.26 23.44 12.52
Worst Rolling Return (%) - Annualized -61.23 -42.19 -26.12 -13.72 0.51
% Positive Periods 69% 70% 70% 77% 100%
SWR - Safe Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized 56.87 10.53 5.56 2.47 1.59
PWR - Perpetual Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized - - - - 0.15
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 Apr 30, 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 S&P 500 Information Technology (QDVE.DE) ETF vs the main Asset Classes, over different timeframes. Columns are sortable (click on table header to sort).

ISHARES S&P 500 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (QDVE.DE) ETF
Monthly correlations as of 30 April 2024
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Correlation vs QDVE.DE
Asset Class 1 Year 5 Years 10 Years Since
Jan 1999
VTI
US Total Stock Market
0.59
0.76
0.73
0.70
SPY
US Large Cap
0.60
0.77
0.74
0.70
IJR
US Small Cap
0.37
0.59
0.55
0.57
VNQ
US REITs
0.40
0.59
0.50
0.27
QQQ
US Technology
0.86
0.87
0.84
0.87
PFF
Preferred Stocks
0.45
0.54
0.49
0.18
EFA
EAFE Stocks
0.32
0.53
0.51
0.45
VT
World All Countries
0.49
0.67
0.64
0.59
EEM
Emerging Markets
0.26
0.35
0.31
0.44
VGK
Europe
0.28
0.51
0.48
0.43
VPL
Pacific
0.46
0.54
0.52
0.42
FLLA
Latin America
0.40
0.37
0.20
0.39
BND
US Total Bond Market
0.42
0.34
0.22
-0.06
TLT
Long Term Treasuries
0.48
0.17
0.08
-0.15
BIL
US Cash
-0.11
-0.02
-0.01
-0.09
TIP
TIPS
0.29
0.49
0.35
-0.06
LQD
Invest. Grade Bonds
0.43
0.43
0.32
0.04
HYG
High Yield Bonds
0.36
0.55
0.49
0.34
CWB
US Convertible Bonds
0.54
0.67
0.64
0.61
BNDX
International Bonds
0.44
0.46
0.36
0.02
EMB
Emerg. Market Bonds
0.42
0.46
0.35
0.25
GLD
Gold
-0.12
0.01
-0.14
-0.18
DBC
Commodities
-0.48
0.14
0.10
0.05

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 S&P 500 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (QDVE.DE) ETF
Drawdown periods
Drawdown periods - Inflation Adjusted
Data Source: 1 May 2004 - 30 April 2024 (20 Years)
Data Source: 1 January 1999 - 30 April 2024 (~25 years)
Inflation Adjusted:
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Rolling Returns

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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 S&P 500 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (QDVE.DE) ETF
Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Returns - Inflation Adjusted
Data Source: 1 May 2004 - 30 April 2024 (20 Years)
Data Source: 1 January 1999 - 30 April 2024 (~25 years)
Inflation Adjusted:

If you need a deeper detail about rolling returns, please refer to the iShares S&P 500 Information Technology (QDVE.DE) ETF: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality

In which months is it better to invest in iShares S&P 500 Information Technology (QDVE.DE) 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 Returns

This section provides a visual/tabular representation of the performance variability in the iShares S&P 500 Information Technology (QDVE.DE) ETF over time. It illustrates the distribution of monthly returns, showcasing the range and frequency of positive and negative returns.

ISHARES S&P 500 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (QDVE.DE) ETF
Monthly Returns Distribution
Data Source: 1 May 2004 - 30 April 2024 (20 Years)
Data Source: 1 January 1999 - 30 April 2024 (~25 years)
153 Positive Months (64%) - 87 Negative Months (36%)
184 Positive Months (61%) - 120 Negative Months (39%)
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Investment Returns, up to December 2015, have been derived using the historical series of equivalent ETFs / Assets.
You can find additional information on extended Data Sources here.

Returns are calculated based on the performance of the original US asset, adjusted for actual currency exchange rates.

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