United States Natural Gas Fund (UNG): Rolling Returns

Data Source: from May 1990 to April 2024 (~34 years)
Consolidated Returns as of 30 April 2024

Holding the United States Natural Gas Fund (UNG) ETF, how long should you stay invested to have high probability to obtain a positive return?

Considering all the available data source (~34 years), the longest period with a negative return lasted 408 months (from May 1990 to April 2024). This negative series is not closed yet.

To obtain comprehensive information, please consult the United States Natural Gas Fund (UNG) 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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UNITED STATES NATURAL GAS FUND (UNG) ETF
Previous vs Next Returns - 10 Years annualized
Updated to April 2024

The annualized return of the last 10 years has been -28.69% (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.

UNITED STATES NATURAL GAS FUND (UNG) ETF
Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Returns - Inflation Adjusted
Data Source: 1 May 1994 - 30 April 2024 (30 Years)
Data Source: 1 May 1990 - 30 April 2024 (~34 years)
Inflation Adjusted:

Annualized Rolling Returns - 1 Year (12 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return -7.42% +325.00%
Jan 2000 - Dec 2000
-77.97%
Jul 2008 - Jun 2009
55.42%
220 out of 397
US Inflation Adjusted -11.27% +310.88%
Jan 2000 - Dec 2000
-78.66%
Jun 2022 - May 2023
57.93%
230 out of 397
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 -7.85% +124.18%
Jan 1999 - Dec 2000
-64.92%
Jul 2008 - Jun 2010
58.70%
226 out of 385
US Inflation Adjusted -10.23% +117.53%
Jan 1999 - Dec 2000
-64.90%
Jul 2008 - Jun 2010
62.34%
240 out of 385
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 -6.22% +62.83%
Jan 1998 - Dec 2000
-55.60%
Jul 2008 - Jun 2011
57.91%
216 out of 373
US Inflation Adjusted -8.84% +58.75%
Jan 1998 - Dec 2000
-56.09%
Jul 2008 - Jun 2011
62.73%
234 out of 373
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 -6.41% +57.82%
Oct 2001 - Sep 2005
-55.93%
Jun 2008 - May 2012
57.62%
208 out of 361
US Inflation Adjusted -9.11% +53.54%
Oct 2001 - Sep 2005
-56.59%
Jun 2008 - May 2012
60.94%
220 out of 361
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 -7.97% +30.14%
Jan 1996 - Dec 2000
-48.11%
Jul 2008 - Jun 2013
56.73%
198 out of 349
US Inflation Adjusted -10.34% +26.89%
Jan 1996 - Dec 2000
-48.80%
Jul 2008 - Jun 2013
60.46%
211 out of 349
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 -10.86% +34.03%
Jan 1995 - Dec 2000
-39.54%
Jul 2008 - Jun 2014
58.16%
196 out of 337
US Inflation Adjusted -13.11% +30.70%
Jan 1995 - Dec 2000
-40.41%
Jul 2008 - Jun 2014
62.31%
210 out of 337
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 -13.16% +30.79%
Sep 1998 - Aug 2005
-40.33%
Jul 2008 - Jun 2015
56.62%
184 out of 325
US Inflation Adjusted -15.58% +27.43%
Sep 1998 - Aug 2005
-41.09%
Jul 2008 - Jun 2015
59.08%
192 out of 325
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 -15.32% +24.56%
Jan 1993 - Dec 2000
-40.61%
Jun 2008 - May 2016
60.70%
190 out of 313
US Inflation Adjusted -17.27% +21.41%
Jan 1993 - Dec 2000
-41.40%
Jun 2008 - May 2016
62.94%
197 out of 313
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 -12.96% +24.68%
Jan 1992 - Dec 2000
-38.04%
Jul 2008 - Jun 2017
60.80%
183 out of 301
US Inflation Adjusted -15.07% +21.48%
Jan 1992 - Dec 2000
-38.83%
Jul 2008 - Jun 2017
62.13%
187 out of 301
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 -13.10% +23.04%
Oct 1995 - Sep 2005
-35.87%
Jul 2008 - Jun 2018
61.25%
177 out of 289
US Inflation Adjusted -15.26% +19.87%
Oct 1995 - Sep 2005
-36.79%
Jul 2008 - Jun 2018
62.63%
181 out of 289
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 -14.86% +21.35%
Oct 1994 - Sep 2005
-34.28%
Jul 2008 - Jun 2019
62.45%
173 out of 277
US Inflation Adjusted -16.92% +18.23%
Oct 1994 - Sep 2005
-35.23%
Jul 2008 - Jun 2019
66.06%
183 out of 277
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 -14.39% +16.23%
Oct 1993 - Sep 2005
-35.60%
Jul 2008 - Jun 2020
66.79%
177 out of 265
US Inflation Adjusted -16.53% +13.21%
Oct 1993 - Sep 2005
-36.49%
Jul 2008 - Jun 2020
67.92%
180 out of 265
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 -12.93% +17.89%
Jul 1995 - Jun 2008
-32.61%
Jun 2008 - May 2021
69.57%
176 out of 253
US Inflation Adjusted -14.82% +14.71%
Jul 1995 - Jun 2008
-33.75%
Jun 2008 - May 2021
71.94%
182 out of 253
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 -12.47% +16.38%
Jan 1992 - Dec 2005
-29.34%
Dec 2006 - Nov 2020
72.20%
174 out of 241
US Inflation Adjusted -14.51% +13.42%
Jan 1992 - Dec 2005
-30.62%
Dec 2006 - Nov 2020
73.44%
177 out of 241
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 -10.91% +14.53%
Sep 1990 - Aug 2005
-31.43%
Jun 2008 - May 2023
73.36%
168 out of 229
US Inflation Adjusted -12.96% +11.52%
Sep 1990 - Aug 2005
-32.98%
Jun 2008 - May 2023
78.17%
179 out of 229
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 -11.37% +14.36%
Jul 1992 - Jun 2008
-31.86%
May 2008 - Apr 2024
80.65%
175 out of 217
US Inflation Adjusted -13.32% +11.26%
Jul 1992 - Jun 2008
-33.47%
May 2008 - Apr 2024
83.41%
181 out of 217
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 -11.59% +15.00%
Jul 1991 - Jun 2008
-29.00%
May 2007 - Apr 2024
84.88%
174 out of 205
US Inflation Adjusted -13.51% +11.87%
Jul 1991 - Jun 2008
-30.73%
May 2007 - Apr 2024
86.83%
178 out of 205
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 -12.15% +12.67%
Jul 1990 - Jun 2008
-27.82%
Dec 2005 - Nov 2023
87.56%
169 out of 193
US Inflation Adjusted -14.00% +9.49%
Jul 1990 - Jun 2008
-29.57%
Dec 2005 - Nov 2023
91.19%
176 out of 193
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 -12.01% +3.42%
Jun 1990 - May 2009
-26.25%
Apr 2005 - Mar 2024
91.71%
166 out of 181
US Inflation Adjusted -13.90% +0.73%
Jun 1990 - May 2009
-28.09%
Apr 2005 - Mar 2024
97.79%
177 out of 181
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 -11.84% +0.95%
Aug 1990 - Jul 2010
-24.16%
Apr 2004 - Mar 2024
98.82%
167 out of 169
US Inflation Adjusted -13.70% -1.60%
Aug 1990 - Jul 2010
-26.08%
Apr 2004 - Mar 2024
100.00%
169 out of 169
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 United States Natural Gas Fund (UNG) ETF: Historical Returns page.