Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF (SCHA): Rolling Returns

Data Source: from December 2009 to January 2024 (~14 years)
Consolidated Returns as of 31 January 2024

Holding the Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF (SCHA) ETF, how long should you stay invested to have high probability to obtain a positive return?

Considering all the available data source (~14 years), the longest period with a negative return lasted 61 months (from March 2015 to March 2020).

This means that every rolling period of 62 months or above has always granted a positive return.

To obtain comprehensive information, please consult the Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF (SCHA) ETF: Historical Returns page.

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.

SCHWAB U.S. SMALL-CAP ETF (SCHA) ETF
Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Returns - Inflation Adjusted
Data Source: 1 February 2014 - 31 January 2024 (10 Years)
Data Source: 1 December 2009 - 31 January 2024 (~14 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 -25.08 04/2019
03/2020
0.74$ -9.49 0.90$ 6.09 1.06$ 22.78 1.22$ 95.77 04/2020
03/2021
1.95$ 3.24 37.61%
2Y -12.65 11/2021
10/2023
0.76$ -3.81 0.92$ 7.06 1.14$ 18.38 1.40$ 37.17 04/2020
03/2022
1.88$ 0.20 23.71%
3Y -5.11 04/2017
03/2020
0.85$ 4.10 1.12$ 9.17 1.30$ 13.18 1.44$ 20.69 01/2019
12/2021
1.75$ 0.80 2.35%
4Y 1.20 10/2018
09/2022
1.04$ 5.30 1.22$ 7.78 1.34$ 11.86 1.56$ 14.91 06/2017
05/2021
1.74$ 6.99 0.00%
5Y -0.75 04/2015
03/2020
0.96$ 4.09 1.22$ 7.30 1.42$ 13.26 1.86$ 17.00 03/2016
02/2021
2.19$ 7.49 1.64%
6Y 0.80 04/2014
03/2020
1.04$ 4.96 1.33$ 7.67 1.55$ 12.00 1.97$ 13.55 10/2015
09/2021
2.14$ 5.53 0.00%
7Y 5.92 07/2015
06/2022
1.49$ 7.33 1.64$ 8.65 1.78$ 11.14 2.09$ 11.71 05/2014
04/2021
2.17$ 7.07 0.00%
8Y 5.78 06/2015
05/2023
1.56$ 6.29 1.62$ 7.48 1.78$ 8.72 1.95$ 9.88 02/2016
01/2024
2.12$ 9.88 0.00%
9Y 5.57 11/2014
10/2023
1.62$ 6.42 1.75$ 6.93 1.82$ 7.69 1.94$ 8.10 08/2014
07/2023
2.01$ 7.54 0.00%
10Y 7.40 02/2014
01/2024
2.04$ 7.40 2.04$ 7.40 2.04$ 7.40 2.04$ 7.40 02/2014
01/2024
2.04$ 7.40 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 -30.43 07/2021
06/2022
0.69$ -11.46 0.88$ 3.65 1.03$ 18.85 1.18$ 90.77 04/2020
03/2021
1.90$ 0.13 40.37%
2Y -17.18 11/2021
10/2023
0.68$ -6.89 0.86$ 4.82 1.09$ 15.67 1.33$ 29.96 04/2020
03/2022
1.68$ -4.32 28.87%
3Y -6.89 04/2017
03/2020
0.80$ 0.57 1.01$ 6.44 1.20$ 10.06 1.33$ 16.53 01/2019
12/2021
1.58$ -4.60 10.59%
4Y -2.80 10/2018
09/2022
0.89$ 1.66 1.06$ 5.68 1.24$ 9.56 1.44$ 12.20 06/2017
05/2021
1.58$ 2.30 6.85%
5Y -2.52 04/2015
03/2020
0.88$ 0.92 1.04$ 5.38 1.29$ 10.75 1.66$ 14.57 03/2016
02/2021
1.97$ 3.20 8.20%
6Y -0.70 04/2014
03/2020
0.95$ 2.13 1.13$ 4.51 1.30$ 9.58 1.73$ 10.88 10/2015
09/2021
1.85$ 1.76 4.08%
7Y 2.70 07/2015
06/2022
1.20$ 3.85 1.30$ 5.02 1.40$ 9.01 1.82$ 9.80 05/2014
04/2021
1.92$ 3.47 0.00%
8Y 2.57 06/2015
05/2023
1.22$ 3.07 1.27$ 4.40 1.41$ 5.76 1.56$ 6.81 02/2014
01/2022
1.69$ 6.31 0.00%
9Y 2.58 11/2014
10/2023
1.25$ 3.49 1.36$ 3.92 1.41$ 4.53 1.49$ 5.15 08/2014
07/2023
1.57$ 4.28 0.00%
10Y 4.49 02/2014
01/2024
1.55$ 4.49 1.55$ 4.49 1.55$ 4.49 1.55$ 4.49 02/2014
01/2024
1.55$ 4.49 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 -25.08 04/2019
03/2020
0.74$ -4.96 0.95$ 9.99 1.09$ 28.33 1.28$ 95.77 04/2020
03/2021
1.95$ 3.24 28.93%
2Y -12.65 11/2021
10/2023
0.76$ -0.40 0.99$ 10.58 1.22$ 21.41 1.47$ 37.17 04/2020
03/2022
1.88$ 0.20 15.65%
3Y -5.11 04/2017
03/2020
0.85$ 6.85 1.21$ 10.49 1.34$ 17.22 1.61$ 23.33 10/2011
09/2014
1.87$ 0.80 1.48%
4Y 1.20 10/2018
09/2022
1.04$ 6.27 1.27$ 10.34 1.48$ 14.54 1.72$ 21.59 07/2010
06/2014
2.18$ 6.99 0.00%
5Y -0.75 04/2015
03/2020
0.96$ 5.47 1.30$ 10.05 1.61$ 15.14 2.02$ 18.35 07/2010
06/2015
2.32$ 7.49 0.90%
6Y 0.80 04/2014
03/2020
1.04$ 6.14 1.42$ 10.83 1.85$ 13.55 2.14$ 17.00 10/2011
09/2017
2.56$ 5.53 0.00%
7Y 4.16 04/2013
03/2020
1.33$ 7.33 1.64$ 10.87 2.05$ 13.02 2.35$ 16.64 10/2011
09/2018
2.93$ 7.07 0.00%
8Y 5.78 04/2012
03/2020
1.56$ 7.06 1.72$ 10.22 2.17$ 13.13 2.68$ 16.16 09/2010
08/2018
3.31$ 9.88 0.00%
9Y 5.24 04/2011
03/2020
1.58$ 6.70 1.79$ 10.77 2.50$ 13.26 3.06$ 14.71 06/2012
05/2021
3.43$ 7.54 0.00%
10Y 6.01 11/2013
10/2023
1.79$ 8.11 2.18$ 10.72 2.76$ 12.45 3.23$ 14.94 10/2011
09/2021
4.02$ 7.40 0.00%
11Y 8.57 11/2012
10/2023
2.47$ 9.21 2.63$ 10.57 3.02$ 13.35 3.96$ 14.84 09/2010
08/2021
4.58$ 9.15 0.00%
12Y 8.14 06/2011
05/2023
2.55$ 8.87 2.77$ 10.25 3.22$ 11.73 3.78$ 13.76 12/2009
11/2021
4.69$ 9.82 0.00%
13Y 8.90 11/2010
10/2023
3.02$ 9.26 3.16$ 9.88 3.40$ 11.30 4.02$ 11.53 12/2009
11/2022
4.12$ 9.28 0.00%
14Y 10.61 12/2009
11/2023
4.10$ 10.61 4.10$ 10.85 4.22$ 10.92 4.26$ 10.92 01/2010
12/2023
4.26$ 10.85 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 -30.43 07/2021
06/2022
0.69$ -8.58 0.91$ 8.25 1.08$ 26.62 1.26$ 90.77 04/2020
03/2021
1.90$ 0.13 33.33%
2Y -17.18 11/2021
10/2023
0.68$ -4.32 0.91$ 7.29 1.15$ 18.79 1.41$ 29.96 04/2020
03/2022
1.68$ -4.32 19.05%
3Y -6.89 04/2017
03/2020
0.80$ 3.03 1.09$ 8.06 1.26$ 14.71 1.50$ 21.42 10/2011
09/2014
1.79$ -4.60 6.67%
4Y -2.80 10/2018
09/2022
0.89$ 2.45 1.10$ 8.72 1.39$ 12.97 1.62$ 19.07 12/2009
11/2013
2.00$ 2.30 4.07%
5Y -2.52 04/2015
03/2020
0.88$ 1.89 1.09$ 8.05 1.47$ 13.13 1.85$ 16.28 12/2009
11/2014
2.12$ 3.20 4.50%
6Y -0.70 04/2014
03/2020
0.95$ 3.09 1.20$ 9.02 1.67$ 11.49 1.92$ 15.37 10/2011
09/2017
2.35$ 1.76 2.02%
7Y 2.60 04/2013
03/2020
1.19$ 4.37 1.34$ 9.01 1.82$ 11.20 2.10$ 14.87 10/2011
09/2018
2.63$ 3.47 0.00%
8Y 2.57 06/2015
05/2023
1.22$ 4.11 1.38$ 8.38 1.90$ 11.17 2.33$ 14.09 09/2010
08/2018
2.87$ 6.31 0.00%
9Y 2.58 11/2014
10/2023
1.25$ 3.91 1.41$ 8.74 2.12$ 11.44 2.64$ 12.68 06/2012
05/2021
2.92$ 4.28 0.00%
10Y 3.13 11/2013
10/2023
1.36$ 5.42 1.69$ 8.41 2.24$ 10.51 2.71$ 12.78 10/2011
09/2021
3.33$ 4.49 0.00%
11Y 5.81 11/2012
10/2023
1.86$ 6.52 2.00$ 7.92 2.31$ 11.26 3.23$ 12.56 07/2010
06/2021
3.67$ 6.31 0.00%
12Y 5.46 05/2011
04/2023
1.89$ 6.14 2.04$ 7.46 2.37$ 9.16 2.86$ 11.42 12/2009
11/2021
3.66$ 7.05 0.00%
13Y 6.09 11/2010
10/2023
2.15$ 6.49 2.26$ 7.14 2.45$ 8.42 2.86$ 8.83 12/2009
11/2022
3.00$ 6.49 0.00%
14Y 7.89 12/2009
11/2023
2.89$ 7.89 2.89$ 8.08 2.96$ 8.18 3.00$ 8.18 01/2010
12/2023
3.00$ 8.08 0.00%
Annualized rolling and percentiles/median returns over full calendar month periods

Annualized Rolling Returns - 1 Year (12 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +9.99% +95.77%
Apr 2020 - Mar 2021
-25.08%
Apr 2019 - Mar 2020
28.93%
46 out of 159
US Inflation Adjusted +8.25% +90.77%
Apr 2020 - Mar 2021
-30.43%
Jul 2021 - Jun 2022
33.33%
53 out of 159
1 Year Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
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 +10.58% +37.17%
Apr 2020 - Mar 2022
-12.65%
Nov 2021 - Oct 2023
15.65%
23 out of 147
US Inflation Adjusted +7.29% +29.96%
Apr 2020 - Mar 2022
-17.18%
Nov 2021 - Oct 2023
19.05%
28 out of 147
2 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
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 +10.49% +23.33%
Oct 2011 - Sep 2014
-5.11%
Apr 2017 - Mar 2020
1.48%
2 out of 135
US Inflation Adjusted +8.06% +21.42%
Oct 2011 - Sep 2014
-6.89%
Apr 2017 - Mar 2020
6.67%
9 out of 135
3 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
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 +10.34% +21.59%
Jul 2010 - Jun 2014
+1.20%
Oct 2018 - Sep 2022
0.00%
0 out of 123
US Inflation Adjusted +8.72% +19.07%
Dec 2009 - Nov 2013
-2.80%
Oct 2018 - Sep 2022
4.07%
5 out of 123
4 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
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 +10.05% +18.35%
Jul 2010 - Jun 2015
-0.75%
Apr 2015 - Mar 2020
0.90%
1 out of 111
US Inflation Adjusted +8.05% +16.28%
Dec 2009 - Nov 2014
-2.52%
Apr 2015 - Mar 2020
4.50%
5 out of 111
5 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
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 +10.83% +17.00%
Oct 2011 - Sep 2017
+0.80%
Apr 2014 - Mar 2020
0.00%
0 out of 99
US Inflation Adjusted +9.02% +15.37%
Oct 2011 - Sep 2017
-0.70%
Apr 2014 - Mar 2020
2.02%
2 out of 99
6 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
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 +10.87% +16.64%
Oct 2011 - Sep 2018
+4.16%
Apr 2013 - Mar 2020
0.00%
0 out of 87
US Inflation Adjusted +9.01% +14.87%
Oct 2011 - Sep 2018
+2.60%
Apr 2013 - Mar 2020
0.00%
0 out of 87
7 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
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 +10.22% +16.16%
Sep 2010 - Aug 2018
+5.78%
Apr 2012 - Mar 2020
0.00%
0 out of 75
US Inflation Adjusted +8.38% +14.09%
Sep 2010 - Aug 2018
+2.57%
Jun 2015 - May 2023
0.00%
0 out of 75
8 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
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 +10.77% +14.71%
Jun 2012 - May 2021
+5.24%
Apr 2011 - Mar 2020
0.00%
0 out of 63
US Inflation Adjusted +8.74% +12.68%
Jun 2012 - May 2021
+2.58%
Nov 2014 - Oct 2023
0.00%
0 out of 63
9 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
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 +10.72% +14.94%
Oct 2011 - Sep 2021
+6.01%
Nov 2013 - Oct 2023
0.00%
0 out of 51
US Inflation Adjusted +8.41% +12.78%
Oct 2011 - Sep 2021
+3.13%
Nov 2013 - Oct 2023
0.00%
0 out of 51
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 +10.57% +14.84%
Sep 2010 - Aug 2021
+8.57%
Nov 2012 - Oct 2023
0.00%
0 out of 39
US Inflation Adjusted +7.92% +12.56%
Jul 2010 - Jun 2021
+5.81%
Nov 2012 - Oct 2023
0.00%
0 out of 39
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 +10.25% +13.76%
Dec 2009 - Nov 2021
+8.14%
Jun 2011 - May 2023
0.00%
0 out of 27
US Inflation Adjusted +7.46% +11.42%
Dec 2009 - Nov 2021
+5.46%
May 2011 - Apr 2023
0.00%
0 out of 27
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 +9.88% +11.53%
Dec 2009 - Nov 2022
+8.90%
Nov 2010 - Oct 2023
0.00%
0 out of 15
US Inflation Adjusted +7.14% +8.83%
Dec 2009 - Nov 2022
+6.09%
Nov 2010 - Oct 2023
0.00%
0 out of 15
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 +10.85% +10.92%
Jan 2010 - Dec 2023
+10.61%
Dec 2009 - Nov 2023
0.00%
0 out of 3
US Inflation Adjusted +8.08% +8.18%
Jan 2010 - Dec 2023
+7.89%
Dec 2009 - Nov 2023
0.00%
0 out of 3
14 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
14 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

To obtain comprehensive information, please consult the Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF (SCHA) ETF: Historical Returns page.