Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets (VWO): Rolling Returns

Data Source: from January 1995 to April 2024 (~29 years)
Consolidated Returns as of 30 April 2024

Holding the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets (VWO) ETF, how long should you stay invested to have high probability to obtain a positive return?

Considering all the available data source (~29 years), the longest period with a negative return lasted 180 months (from November 2007 to October 2022).

This means that every rolling period of 181 months or above has always granted a positive return.

To obtain comprehensive information, please consult the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets (VWO) 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.

VANGUARD FTSE EMERGING MARKETS (VWO) ETF
Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Returns - Inflation Adjusted
Data Source: 1 May 2004 - 30 April 2024 (20 Years)
Data Source: 1 January 1995 - 30 April 2024 (~29 years)
Inflation Adjusted:

Annualized Rolling Returns - 1 Year (12 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +7.84% +88.37%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2010
-56.27%
Dec 2007 - Nov 2008
37.24%
127 out of 341
US Inflation Adjusted +5.21% +84.40%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2010
-57.79%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2008
41.06%
140 out of 341
1 Year Annualized Rolling Returns
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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 +3.11% +51.09%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2011
-25.90%
Sep 1996 - Aug 1998
42.25%
139 out of 329
US Inflation Adjusted +1.01% +47.93%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2011
-27.32%
Sep 1996 - Aug 1998
47.42%
156 out of 329
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 +3.68% +45.41%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2006
-15.31%
Sep 1995 - Aug 1998
32.81%
104 out of 317
US Inflation Adjusted +1.35% +41.47%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2006
-17.17%
Sep 1995 - Aug 1998
42.27%
134 out of 317
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 +3.39% +38.39%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2007
-11.74%
Oct 1997 - Sep 2001
21.31%
65 out of 305
US Inflation Adjusted +0.98% +34.64%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2007
-13.92%
Oct 1997 - Sep 2001
43.61%
133 out of 305
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 +4.41% +39.76%
Nov 2002 - Oct 2007
-8.82%
Aug 1997 - Jul 2002
21.50%
63 out of 293
US Inflation Adjusted +2.65% +35.80%
Nov 2002 - Oct 2007
-10.95%
Oct 1996 - Sep 2001
34.13%
100 out of 293
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 +4.87% +33.31%
Nov 2001 - Oct 2007
-7.23%
Mar 1997 - Feb 2003
21.71%
61 out of 281
US Inflation Adjusted +2.87% +29.72%
Nov 2001 - Oct 2007
-9.36%
Mar 1997 - Feb 2003
33.45%
94 out of 281
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 +5.06% +23.91%
Dec 2000 - Nov 2007
-4.75%
Apr 1996 - Mar 2003
9.67%
26 out of 269
US Inflation Adjusted +2.52% +20.58%
Dec 2000 - Nov 2007
-7.01%
Apr 1996 - Mar 2003
22.68%
61 out of 269
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 +5.28% +22.36%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2011
-3.62%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2015
7.78%
20 out of 257
US Inflation Adjusted +3.19% +19.45%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2011
-5.15%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2015
21.40%
55 out of 257
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 +5.73% +21.34%
Oct 1998 - Sep 2007
-2.08%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2016
4.49%
11 out of 245
US Inflation Adjusted +3.57% +18.10%
Oct 1998 - Sep 2007
-3.65%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2016
18.37%
45 out of 245
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 +7.64% +17.52%
Sep 1998 - Aug 2008
+0.02%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2017
0.00%
0 out of 233
US Inflation Adjusted +5.19% +14.15%
Sep 1998 - Aug 2008
-1.61%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2017
10.30%
24 out of 233
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 +7.88% +15.48%
Oct 2001 - Sep 2012
-1.24%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2018
1.36%
3 out of 221
US Inflation Adjusted +5.42% +12.78%
Oct 2001 - Sep 2012
-2.93%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2018
12.22%
27 out of 221
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 +8.04% +15.12%
Oct 1998 - Sep 2010
-0.16%
May 2008 - Apr 2020
1.91%
4 out of 209
US Inflation Adjusted +5.87% +12.38%
Oct 1998 - Sep 2010
-2.11%
Nov 2010 - Oct 2022
13.88%
29 out of 209
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 +8.22% +14.52%
Sep 1998 - Aug 2011
+0.50%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2020
0.00%
0 out of 197
US Inflation Adjusted +5.92% +11.70%
Sep 1998 - Aug 2011
-1.45%
Nov 2010 - Oct 2023
9.14%
18 out of 197
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 +8.20% +12.87%
Sep 1998 - Aug 2012
+1.44%
Jun 2008 - May 2022
0.00%
0 out of 185
US Inflation Adjusted +5.70% +10.15%
Sep 1998 - Aug 2012
-0.73%
Jun 2008 - May 2022
2.16%
4 out of 185
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 +7.93% +12.42%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2018
-0.60%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2022
0.58%
1 out of 173
US Inflation Adjusted +5.61% +10.16%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2018
-2.92%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2022
7.51%
13 out of 173
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 +7.67% +12.49%
Sep 1998 - Aug 2014
+0.05%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2023
0.00%
0 out of 161
US Inflation Adjusted +5.45% +9.89%
Sep 1998 - Aug 2014
-2.33%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2023
7.45%
12 out of 161
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 +7.85% +10.72%
Oct 2001 - Sep 2018
+2.91%
Feb 2007 - Jan 2024
0.00%
0 out of 149
US Inflation Adjusted +5.47% +8.48%
Oct 2001 - Sep 2018
+0.40%
Feb 2007 - Jan 2024
0.00%
0 out of 149
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 +7.55% +11.39%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2021
+3.58%
May 2006 - Apr 2024
0.00%
0 out of 137
US Inflation Adjusted +5.17% +9.15%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2021
+1.05%
May 2006 - Apr 2024
0.00%
0 out of 137
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 +7.25% +10.85%
Oct 2002 - Sep 2021
+4.35%
Mar 1997 - Feb 2016
0.00%
0 out of 125
US Inflation Adjusted +4.89% +8.45%
Oct 2002 - Sep 2021
+2.20%
Mar 1997 - Feb 2016
0.00%
0 out of 125
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 +7.40% +10.56%
Oct 2001 - Sep 2021
+4.82%
Feb 1996 - Jan 2016
0.00%
0 out of 113
US Inflation Adjusted +5.11% +8.21%
Oct 2001 - Sep 2021
+2.60%
Feb 1996 - Jan 2016
0.00%
0 out of 113
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 Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets (VWO) ETF: Historical Returns page.