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

Data Source: from December 2009 to February 2024 (~14 years)
Consolidated Returns as of 29 February 2024
Category: Stocks
Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF (SCHA) ETF
ETF • LIVE PERFORMANCE (USD currency)
4.86%
February 2024

In the last 10 Years, the Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF (SCHA) ETF obtained a 7.37% compound annual return, with a 19.91% standard deviation.

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The ETF is related to the following investment themes:

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

Investment Returns as of Feb 29, 2024

The Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF (SCHA) 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.
SCHWAB U.S. SMALL-CAP ETF (SCHA) 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 10Y MAX
(~14Y)
Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF (SCHA) ETF n.a. n.a. 4.86 8.78 10.30 7.48 7.37 11.36
US Inflation Adjusted return 4.86 7.55 7.39 3.24 4.47 8.63
Returns over 1 year are annualized | Available data source: since Dec 2009
(*) 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% , 10Y: 2.77%

In 2023, the Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF (SCHA) ETF granted a 1.67% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF (SCHA) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

Capital Growth as of Feb 29, 2024

An investment of 1$, since March 2014, now would be worth 2.04$, with a total return of 103.61% (7.37% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 1.55$, with a net total return of 54.86% (4.47% annualized).
An investment of 1$, since December 2009, now would be worth 4.64$, with a total return of 363.54% (11.36% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 3.25$, with a net total return of 225.16% (8.63% annualized).

Investment Metrics as of Feb 29, 2024

Metrics of Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF (SCHA) 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.
SCHWAB U.S. SMALL-CAP ETF (SCHA) ETF
Advanced Metrics
Data Source: 1 December 2009 - 29 February 2024 (~14 years)
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Metrics as of Feb 29, 2024
1M 3M 6M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10Y MAX
(~14Y)
Investment Return (%) 4.86 12.90 8.78 10.30 0.33 7.48 7.37 11.36
Infl. Adjusted Return (%) details 4.86 12.30 7.55 7.39 -4.92 3.24 4.47 8.63
US Inflation (%) 0.00 0.54 1.14 2.71 5.52 4.10 2.77 2.52
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 10Y MAX
Deepest Drawdown Depth (%) -15.61 -26.73 -31.57 -32.27 -32.27
Start to Recovery (# months) details 5 28* 11 27 27
Start (yyyy mm) 2023 08 2021 11 2020 01 2018 09 2018 09
Start to Bottom (# months) 3 11 3 19 19
Bottom (yyyy mm) 2023 10 2022 09 2020 03 2020 03 2020 03
Bottom to End (# months) 2 17 8 8 8
End (yyyy mm) 2023 12 - 2020 11 2020 11 2020 11
Longest Drawdown Depth (%)
same as
deepest

same as
deepest
-26.73 -26.73 -26.73
Start to Recovery (# months) details 28* 28* 28*
Start (yyyy mm) 2023 08 2021 11 2021 11 2021 11 2021 11
Start to Bottom (# months) 3 11 11 11 11
Bottom (yyyy mm) 2023 10 2022 09 2022 09 2022 09 2022 09
Bottom to End (# months) 2 17 17 17 17
End (yyyy mm) 2023 12 - - - -
Longest negative period (# months) details 9 35 35 61 61
Period Start (yyyy mm) 2023 03 2021 03 2020 12 2015 03 2015 03
Period End (yyyy mm) 2023 11 2024 01 2023 10 2020 03 2020 03
Annualized Return (%) -3.06 -1.28 -0.70 -0.48 -0.48
Drawdowns / Negative periods marked with * are in progress
Deepest Drawdown Depth (%) -16.41 -32.64 -32.64 -33.97 -33.97
Start to Recovery (# months) details 5 32* 32* 27 27
Start (yyyy mm) 2023 08 2021 07 2021 07 2018 09 2018 09
Start to Bottom (# months) 3 15 15 19 19
Bottom (yyyy mm) 2023 10 2022 09 2022 09 2020 03 2020 03
Bottom to End (# months) 2 17 17 8 8
End (yyyy mm) 2023 12 - - 2020 11 2020 11
Longest Drawdown Depth (%)
same as
deepest

same as
deepest

same as
deepest
-32.64 -32.64
Start to Recovery (# months) details 32* 32*
Start (yyyy mm) 2023 08 2021 07 2021 07 2021 07 2021 07
Start to Bottom (# months) 3 15 15 15 15
Bottom (yyyy mm) 2023 10 2022 09 2022 09 2022 09 2022 09
Bottom to End (# months) 2 17 17 17 17
End (yyyy mm) 2023 12 - - - -
Longest negative period (# months) details 9 36* 56 73 76
Period Start (yyyy mm) 2023 03 2021 03 2019 03 2014 03 2013 12
Period End (yyyy mm) 2023 11 2024 02 2023 10 2020 03 2020 03
Annualized Return (%) -5.78 -4.92 -0.98 -0.77 -0.05
Drawdowns / Negative periods marked with * are in progress
RISK INDICATORS
1Y 3Y 5Y 10Y MAX
Standard Deviation (%) 21.81 20.84 23.75 19.91 19.47
Sharpe Ratio 0.23 -0.10 0.24 0.31 0.38
Sortino Ratio 0.37 -0.14 0.33 0.42 0.52
Ulcer Index 6.43 13.99 12.53 10.16 9.26
Ratio: Return / Standard Deviation 0.47 0.02 0.31 0.37 0.58
Ratio: Return / Deepest Drawdown 0.66 0.01 0.24 0.23 0.35
% Positive Months details 41% 50% 58% 62% 63%
Positive Months 5 18 35 75 108
Negative Months 7 18 25 45 63
LONG TERM RETURNS
Inflation Adjusted:
Inflation Adjusted:
1Y 3Y 5Y 10Y MAX
Best 10 Years Return (%) - Annualized 7.37 14.94
Worst 10 Years Return (%) - Annualized 6.01
Best 10 Years Return (%) - Annualized 4.47 12.78
Worst 10 Years Return (%) - Annualized 3.13
ROLLING PERIODS
Inflation Adjusted:
Inflation Adjusted:
1Y 3Y 5Y 10Y MAX
Over the latest 10Y
Best Rolling Return (%) - Annualized 95.77 20.69 17.00 7.37
Worst Rolling Return (%) - Annualized -25.08 -5.11 -0.75
% Positive Periods 62% 97% 98% 100%
SWR - Safe Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized 82.24 28.16 19.49 12.45
PWR - Perpetual Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized - - - 4.41
WR calculated based on initial capital | Monthly withdrawals adjusted for inflation | Credits: BestRetirementPortfolio.com
Best Rolling Return (%) - Annualized 90.77 16.53 14.57 4.47
Worst Rolling Return (%) - Annualized -30.43 -6.89 -2.52
% Positive Periods 59% 88% 91% 100%
SWR - Safe Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized 82.24 28.16 19.49 12.45
PWR - Perpetual Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized - - - 4.41
WR calculated based on initial capital | Monthly withdrawals adjusted for inflation | Credits: BestRetirementPortfolio.com
Over all the available data source (Dec 2009 - Feb 2024)
Best Rolling Return (%) - Annualized 95.77 23.33 18.35 14.94
Worst Rolling Return (%) - Annualized -25.08 -5.11 -0.75 6.01
% Positive Periods 71% 98% 99% 100%
SWR - Safe Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized 82.24 28.16 19.49 12.45
PWR - Perpetual Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized - - - 3.52
WR calculated based on initial capital | Monthly withdrawals adjusted for inflation | Credits: BestRetirementPortfolio.com
Best Rolling Return (%) - Annualized 90.77 21.42 16.28 12.78
Worst Rolling Return (%) - Annualized -30.43 -6.89 -2.52 3.13
% Positive Periods 66% 92% 95% 100%
SWR - Safe Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized 82.24 28.16 19.49 12.45
PWR - Perpetual Withdrawal Rate (%) - 100% Success - Annualized - - - 3.52
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 Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF (SCHA) ETF vs the main Asset Classes, over different timeframes. Columns are sortable (click on table header to sort).

SCHWAB U.S. SMALL-CAP ETF (SCHA) ETF
Monthly correlations as of 29 February 2024
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Correlation vs SCHA
Asset Class 1 Year 5 Years 10 Years Since
Dec 2009
VTI
US Total Stock Market
0.88
0.92
0.92
0.93
SPY
US Large Cap
0.83
0.89
0.88
0.90
IJR
US Small Cap
0.99
0.99
0.98
0.99
VNQ
US REITs
0.93
0.82
0.74
0.73
QQQ
US Technology
0.60
0.78
0.76
0.79
PFF
Preferred Stocks
0.74
0.77
0.70
0.67
EFA
EAFE Stocks
0.81
0.86
0.80
0.80
VT
World All Countries
0.88
0.93
0.90
0.90
EEM
Emerging Markets
0.81
0.76
0.67
0.71
VGK
Europe
0.79
0.85
0.78
0.78
VPL
Pacific
0.87
0.85
0.80
0.78
FLLA
Latin America
0.85
0.76
0.56
0.61
BND
US Total Bond Market
0.57
0.44
0.31
0.18
TLT
Long Term Treasuries
0.68
0.10
0.01
-0.19
BIL
US Cash
0.27
-0.10
-0.07
-0.10
TIP
TIPS
0.45
0.51
0.40
0.26
LQD
Invest. Grade Bonds
0.63
0.61
0.51
0.40
HYG
High Yield Bonds
0.77
0.83
0.79
0.77
CWB
US Convertible Bonds
0.94
0.91
0.88
0.88
BNDX
International Bonds
0.53
0.48
0.35
0.22
EMB
Emerg. Market Bonds
0.86
0.75
0.62
0.55
GLD
Gold
-0.07
0.12
0.01
0.07
DBC
Commodities
0.06
0.52
0.46
0.52

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.

SCHWAB U.S. SMALL-CAP ETF (SCHA) ETF
Drawdown periods
Drawdown periods - Inflation Adjusted
Data Source: 1 March 2014 - 29 February 2024 (10 Years)
Data Source: 1 December 2009 - 29 February 2024 (~14 years)
Inflation Adjusted:
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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months Ulcer Index
-32.27% Sep 2018 Mar 2020 19 Nov 2020 8 27 12.11
-26.73% Nov 2021 Sep 2022 11 in progress 17 28 15.78
-16.13% Jun 2015 Jan 2016 8 Jul 2016 6 14 8.13
-5.90% Jul 2014 Sep 2014 3 Dec 2014 3 6 3.06
-4.24% Oct 2016 Oct 2016 1 Nov 2016 1 2 2.45
-3.99% Feb 2018 Feb 2018 1 May 2018 3 4 2.54
-3.64% Jul 2021 Sep 2021 3 Oct 2021 1 4 2.03
-3.09% Mar 2014 Apr 2014 2 Jun 2014 2 4 1.78
-2.59% Jan 2015 Jan 2015 1 Feb 2015 1 2 1.50
-1.84% Apr 2015 Apr 2015 1 May 2015 1 2 1.06
-1.81% May 2017 May 2017 1 Jun 2017 1 2 1.05
-0.91% Aug 2017 Aug 2017 1 Sep 2017 1 2 0.53
-0.27% Mar 2017 Mar 2017 1 Apr 2017 1 2 0.15
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Drawdown (DD)
Occurrencies (EOM)
Drawdown (DD)
Range #Num Every (Avg) Frequency Cumulative Frequency
All Time High (DD=0%) 34 3.6 Months 28.10%
 
DD = 0% 28.10%
 
0% < DD <= -5% 29 4.2 Months 23.97%
 
DD <= -5% 52.07%
 
-5% < DD <= -10% 22 5.5 Months 18.18%
 
DD <= -10% 70.25%
 
-10% < DD <= -15% 15 8.1 Months 12.40%
 
DD <= -15% 82.64%
 
-15% < DD <= -20% 13 9.3 Months 10.74%
 
DD <= -20% 93.39%
 
-20% < DD <= -25% 6 20.2 Months 4.96%
 
DD <= -25% 98.35%
 
-25% < DD <= -30% 1 121.0 Months 0.83%
 
DD <= -30% 99.17%
 
-30% < DD <= -35% 1 121.0 Months 0.83%
 
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
-33.97% Sep 2018 Mar 2020 19 Nov 2020 8 27 13.36
-32.64% Jul 2021 Sep 2022 15 in progress 17 32 21.29
-16.46% Apr 2015 Jan 2016 10 Nov 2016 10 20 7.30
-6.00% Jul 2014 Sep 2014 3 Dec 2014 3 6 3.12
-4.25% Feb 2018 Feb 2018 1 May 2018 3 4 2.80
-3.47% Mar 2014 Apr 2014 2 Jun 2014 2 4 2.08
-1.97% Jan 2015 Jan 2015 1 Feb 2015 1 2 1.14
-1.74% May 2017 May 2017 1 Jun 2017 1 2 1.00
-1.29% Aug 2017 Aug 2017 1 Sep 2017 1 2 0.75
-0.27% May 2021 May 2021 1 Jun 2021 1 2 0.16
-0.22% Mar 2017 Mar 2017 1 Apr 2017 1 2 0.13
-0.12% Dec 2017 Dec 2017 1 Jan 2018 1 2 0.07
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Drawdown (DD)
Occurrencies (EOM)
Drawdown (DD)
Range #Num Every (Avg) Frequency Cumulative Frequency
All Time High (DD=0%) 27 4.5 Months 22.31%
 
DD = 0% 22.31%
 
0% < DD <= -5% 31 3.9 Months 25.62%
 
DD <= -5% 47.93%
 
-5% < DD <= -10% 18 6.7 Months 14.88%
 
DD <= -10% 62.81%
 
-10% < DD <= -15% 15 8.1 Months 12.40%
 
DD <= -15% 75.21%
 
-15% < DD <= -20% 7 17.3 Months 5.79%
 
DD <= -20% 80.99%
 
-20% < DD <= -25% 12 10.1 Months 9.92%
 
DD <= -25% 90.91%
 
-25% < DD <= -30% 7 17.3 Months 5.79%
 
DD <= -30% 96.69%
 
-30% < DD <= -35% 4 30.3 Months 3.31%
 
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
-32.27% Sep 2018 Mar 2020 19 Nov 2020 8 27 12.11
-26.73% Nov 2021 Sep 2022 11 in progress 17 28 15.78
-24.36% May 2011 Sep 2011 5 Dec 2012 15 20 8.82
-16.13% Jun 2015 Jan 2016 8 Jul 2016 6 14 8.13
-15.25% May 2010 Aug 2010 4 Nov 2010 3 7 8.76
-5.90% Jul 2014 Sep 2014 3 Dec 2014 3 6 3.06
-4.24% Oct 2016 Oct 2016 1 Nov 2016 1 2 2.45
-3.99% Feb 2018 Feb 2018 1 May 2018 3 4 2.54
-3.64% Jul 2021 Sep 2021 3 Oct 2021 1 4 2.03
-3.09% Mar 2014 Apr 2014 2 Jun 2014 2 4 1.78
-3.08% Aug 2013 Aug 2013 1 Sep 2013 1 2 1.78
-2.82% Jan 2010 Jan 2010 1 Feb 2010 1 2 1.63
-2.59% Jan 2015 Jan 2015 1 Feb 2015 1 2 1.50
-2.17% Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 Feb 2014 1 2 1.25
-1.84% Apr 2015 Apr 2015 1 May 2015 1 2 1.06
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Drawdown (DD)
Occurrencies (EOM)
Drawdown (DD)
Range #Num Every (Avg) Frequency Cumulative Frequency
All Time High (DD=0%) 55 3.1 Months 31.98%
 
DD = 0% 31.98%
 
0% < DD <= -5% 45 3.8 Months 26.16%
 
DD <= -5% 58.14%
 
-5% < DD <= -10% 29 5.9 Months 16.86%
 
DD <= -10% 75.00%
 
-10% < DD <= -15% 19 9.1 Months 11.05%
 
DD <= -15% 86.05%
 
-15% < DD <= -20% 15 11.5 Months 8.72%
 
DD <= -20% 94.77%
 
-20% < DD <= -25% 7 24.6 Months 4.07%
 
DD <= -25% 98.84%
 
-25% < DD <= -30% 1 172.0 Months 0.58%
 
DD <= -30% 99.42%
 
-30% < DD <= -35% 1 172.0 Months 0.58%
 
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
-33.97% Sep 2018 Mar 2020 19 Nov 2020 8 27 13.36
-32.64% Jul 2021 Sep 2022 15 in progress 17 32 21.29
-25.20% May 2011 Sep 2011 5 Jan 2013 16 21 9.58
-16.46% Apr 2015 Jan 2016 10 Nov 2016 10 20 7.30
-15.45% May 2010 Aug 2010 4 Nov 2010 3 7 8.83
-6.00% Jul 2014 Sep 2014 3 Dec 2014 3 6 3.12
-4.25% Feb 2018 Feb 2018 1 May 2018 3 4 2.80
-3.47% Mar 2014 Apr 2014 2 Jun 2014 2 4 2.08
-3.31% Aug 2013 Aug 2013 1 Sep 2013 1 2 1.91
-2.88% Jan 2010 Jan 2010 1 Feb 2010 1 2 1.66
-2.41% Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 Feb 2014 1 2 1.39
-1.97% Jan 2015 Jan 2015 1 Feb 2015 1 2 1.14
-1.74% May 2017 May 2017 1 Jun 2017 1 2 1.00
-1.29% Aug 2017 Aug 2017 1 Sep 2017 1 2 0.75
-1.06% Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 Jul 2013 1 2 0.61
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Drawdown (DD)
Occurrencies (EOM)
Drawdown (DD)
Range #Num Every (Avg) Frequency Cumulative Frequency
All Time High (DD=0%) 47 3.7 Months 27.33%
 
DD = 0% 27.33%
 
0% < DD <= -5% 45 3.8 Months 26.16%
 
DD <= -5% 53.49%
 
-5% < DD <= -10% 27 6.4 Months 15.70%
 
DD <= -10% 69.19%
 
-10% < DD <= -15% 20 8.6 Months 11.63%
 
DD <= -15% 80.81%
 
-15% < DD <= -20% 9 19.1 Months 5.23%
 
DD <= -20% 86.05%
 
-20% < DD <= -25% 12 14.3 Months 6.98%
 
DD <= -25% 93.02%
 
-25% < DD <= -30% 8 21.5 Months 4.65%
 
DD <= -30% 97.67%
 
-30% < DD <= -35% 4 43.0 Months 2.33%
 
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.

SCHWAB U.S. SMALL-CAP ETF (SCHA) ETF
Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Returns - Inflation Adjusted
Data Source: 1 March 2014 - 29 February 2024 (10 Years)
Data Source: 1 December 2009 - 29 February 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$ 6.11 1.06$ 22.78 1.22$ 95.77 04/2020
03/2021
1.95$ 10.30 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$ 2.14 22.68%
3Y -5.11 04/2017
03/2020
0.85$ 3.68 1.11$ 9.17 1.30$ 13.18 1.44$ 20.69 01/2019
12/2021
1.75$ 0.33 2.35%
5Y -0.75 04/2015
03/2020
0.96$ 4.09 1.22$ 7.34 1.42$ 13.26 1.86$ 17.00 03/2016
02/2021
2.19$ 7.48 1.64%
7Y 5.92 07/2015
06/2022
1.49$ 7.33 1.64$ 8.54 1.77$ 11.14 2.09$ 11.71 05/2014
04/2021
2.17$ 7.51 0.00%
10Y 7.37 03/2014
02/2024
2.03$ 7.37 2.03$ 7.37 2.03$ 7.37 2.03$ 7.37 03/2014
02/2024
2.03$ 7.37 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$ 7.39 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$ -2.09 28.87%
3Y -6.89 04/2017
03/2020
0.80$ 0.43 1.01$ 6.36 1.20$ 10.06 1.33$ 16.53 01/2019
12/2021
1.58$ -4.92 11.76%
5Y -2.52 04/2015
03/2020
0.88$ 0.92 1.04$ 5.05 1.27$ 10.75 1.66$ 14.57 03/2016
02/2021
1.97$ 3.24 8.20%
7Y 2.70 07/2015
06/2022
1.20$ 3.85 1.30$ 4.93 1.40$ 9.01 1.82$ 9.80 05/2014
04/2021
1.92$ 3.91 0.00%
10Y 4.47 03/2014
02/2024
1.54$ 4.47 1.54$ 4.47 1.54$ 4.47 1.54$ 4.47 03/2014
02/2024
1.54$ 4.47 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$ 10.30 28.75%
2Y -12.65 11/2021
10/2023
0.76$ -0.40 0.99$ 10.13 1.21$ 21.41 1.47$ 37.17 04/2020
03/2022
1.88$ 2.14 15.54%
3Y -5.11 04/2017
03/2020
0.85$ 6.78 1.21$ 10.46 1.34$ 17.22 1.61$ 23.33 10/2011
09/2014
1.87$ 0.33 1.47%
5Y -0.75 04/2015
03/2020
0.96$ 5.47 1.30$ 9.96 1.60$ 15.14 2.02$ 18.35 07/2010
06/2015
2.32$ 7.48 0.89%
7Y 4.16 04/2013
03/2020
1.33$ 7.33 1.64$ 10.82 2.05$ 13.02 2.35$ 16.64 10/2011
09/2018
2.93$ 7.51 0.00%
10Y 6.01 11/2013
10/2023
1.79$ 7.66 2.09$ 10.49 2.71$ 12.45 3.23$ 14.94 10/2011
09/2021
4.02$ 7.37 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$ 7.77 1.07$ 26.62 1.26$ 90.77 04/2020
03/2021
1.90$ 7.39 33.13%
2Y -17.18 11/2021
10/2023
0.68$ -4.32 0.91$ 7.19 1.14$ 18.79 1.41$ 29.96 04/2020
03/2022
1.68$ -2.09 19.59%
3Y -6.89 04/2017
03/2020
0.80$ 2.40 1.07$ 8.00 1.25$ 14.71 1.50$ 21.42 10/2011
09/2014
1.79$ -4.92 7.35%
5Y -2.52 04/2015
03/2020
0.88$ 1.89 1.09$ 7.79 1.45$ 13.13 1.85$ 16.28 12/2009
11/2014
2.12$ 3.24 4.46%
7Y 2.60 04/2013
03/2020
1.19$ 4.28 1.34$ 8.99 1.82$ 11.20 2.10$ 14.87 10/2011
09/2018
2.63$ 3.91 0.00%
10Y 3.13 11/2013
10/2023
1.36$ 5.42 1.69$ 8.24 2.20$ 10.51 2.71$ 12.78 10/2011
09/2021
3.33$ 4.47 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 Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF (SCHA) ETF: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality

In which months is it better to invest in Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF (SCHA) 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
-0.25
40%
0.37
60%
-5.32
40%
2.04
60%
-0.29
40%
2.24
80%
3.73
80%
-0.81
40%
-4.31
20%
2.60
80%
6.13
80%
3.98
80%
Best 10.4
2023
6.3
2021
1.5
2021
14.6
2020
7.3
2020
8.6
2023
10.4
2022
4.4
2020
1.1
2019
10.7
2022
17.9
2020
11.9
2023
Worst -8.9
2022
-8.4
2020
-23.0
2020
-9.0
2022
-7.4
2019
-9.1
2022
-2.7
2021
-4.4
2019
-9.9
2022
-6.4
2023
-4.3
2021
-6.1
2022
Monthly Seasonality over the period Jan 2010 - 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
0.38
50%
1.16
70%
-1.66
50%
0.90
60%
0.69
60%
1.95
80%
2.07
70%
-0.06
50%
-2.80
30%
0.97
70%
4.79
90%
0.76
70%
Best 12.0
2019
6.3
2021
8.4
2016
14.6
2020
7.3
2020
8.6
2023
10.4
2022
5.0
2014
5.4
2017
10.7
2022
17.9
2020
11.9
2023
Worst -8.9
2022
-8.4
2020
-23.0
2020
-9.0
2022
-7.4
2019
-9.1
2022
-5.4
2014
-6.3
2015
-9.9
2022
-10.6
2018
-4.3
2021
-11.8
2018
Monthly Seasonality over the period Jan 2010 - 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
0.87
53%
2.10
80%
0.04
64%
1.15
57%
-0.37
50%
0.97
64%
2.15
64%
-1.10
43%
-1.30
43%
2.22
71%
3.94
86%
1.92
80%
Best 12.0
2019
6.3
2021
8.4
2016
14.6
2020
7.3
2020
8.6
2023
10.4
2022
5.0
2014
12.2
2010
15.8
2011
17.9
2020
11.9
2023
Worst -8.9
2022
-8.4
2020
-23.0
2020
-9.0
2022
-7.7
2010
-9.1
2022
-5.4
2014
-8.4
2011
-11.0
2011
-10.6
2018
-4.3
2021
-11.8
2018
Monthly Seasonality over the period Jan 2010 - Feb 2024

Monthly Returns

This section provides a visual/tabular representation of the performance variability in the Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF (SCHA) ETF over time. It illustrates the distribution of monthly returns, showcasing the range and frequency of positive and negative returns.

SCHWAB U.S. SMALL-CAP ETF (SCHA) ETF
Monthly Returns Distribution
Data Source: 1 March 2014 - 29 February 2024 (10 Years)
Data Source: 1 December 2009 - 29 February 2024 (~14 years)
75 Positive Months (63%) - 45 Negative Months (38%)
108 Positive Months (63%) - 63 Negative Months (37%)
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