Vanguard High Dividend Yield (VYM): Rolling Returns

Data Source: from January 1976 to February 2024 (~48 years)
Consolidated Returns as of 29 February 2024

Holding the Vanguard High Dividend Yield (VYM) ETF, how long should you stay invested to have high probability to obtain a positive return?

Considering all the available data source (~48 years), the longest period with a negative return lasted 139 months (from August 1997 to February 2009).

This means that every rolling period of 140 months or above has always granted a positive return.

To obtain comprehensive information, please consult the Vanguard High Dividend Yield (VYM) 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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VANGUARD HIGH DIVIDEND YIELD (VYM) ETF
Previous vs Next Returns - 10 Years annualized
Updated to February 2024

The annualized return of the last 10 years has been 9.81% (updated at Feb 29, 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.

VANGUARD HIGH DIVIDEND YIELD (VYM) ETF
Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Returns - Inflation Adjusted
Data Source: 1 March 1994 - 29 February 2024 (30 Years)
Data Source: 1 January 1976 - 29 February 2024 (~48 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 -44.44 03/2008
02/2009
0.55$ -4.11 0.95$ 11.56 1.11$ 24.76 1.24$ 54.80 03/2009
02/2010
1.54$ 11.56 19.77%
2Y -27.61 03/2007
02/2009
0.52$ 0.23 1.00$ 11.19 1.23$ 20.82 1.45$ 36.74 03/2009
02/2011
1.86$ 5.79 14.84%
3Y -15.46 03/2006
02/2009
0.60$ -0.39 0.98$ 10.60 1.35$ 17.78 1.63$ 33.50 01/1995
12/1997
2.37$ 10.01 15.69%
4Y -10.11 03/2005
02/2009
0.65$ -0.64 0.97$ 9.26 1.42$ 15.98 1.80$ 29.19 01/1995
12/1998
2.78$ 12.30 16.29%
5Y -6.84 03/2004
02/2009
0.70$ 1.36 1.07$ 8.90 1.53$ 15.07 2.01$ 23.48 03/2009
02/2014
2.87$ 9.55 6.31%
6Y -0.95 03/2003
02/2009
0.94$ 3.09 1.20$ 7.69 1.55$ 13.69 2.15$ 22.25 03/2009
02/2015
3.33$ 8.68 0.35%
7Y -3.26 03/2002
02/2009
0.79$ 4.14 1.32$ 7.35 1.64$ 13.47 2.42$ 18.12 03/2009
02/2016
3.20$ 9.08 1.44%
8Y -3.07 03/2001
02/2009
0.77$ 4.69 1.44$ 7.80 1.82$ 12.02 2.47$ 18.85 03/2009
02/2017
3.98$ 10.85 3.02%
9Y -2.06 04/2000
03/2009
0.82$ 4.48 1.48$ 8.01 2.00$ 12.23 2.82$ 18.01 03/2009
02/2018
4.43$ 9.11 2.37%
10Y -2.14 03/1999
02/2009
0.80$ 3.95 1.47$ 8.31 2.22$ 11.90 3.07$ 16.58 03/2009
02/2019
4.63$ 9.81 2.07%
11Y -1.46 03/1998
02/2009
0.85$ 3.40 1.44$ 8.30 2.40$ 11.74 3.38$ 14.88 03/2009
02/2020
4.60$ 10.70 1.31%
12Y 1.05 03/1997
02/2009
1.13$ 3.77 1.55$ 8.19 2.57$ 11.62 3.73$ 15.26 03/2009
02/2021
5.49$ 11.11 0.00%
13Y 2.82 03/1996
02/2009
1.43$ 4.31 1.73$ 8.10 2.75$ 11.25 3.99$ 15.54 03/2009
02/2022
6.53$ 11.06 0.00%
14Y 3.56 10/1997
09/2011
1.63$ 5.40 2.08$ 7.46 2.73$ 9.64 3.62$ 14.38 03/2009
02/2023
6.55$ 11.73 0.00%
15Y 4.76 01/1998
12/2012
2.00$ 5.78 2.32$ 7.55 2.97$ 8.98 3.63$ 14.19 03/2009
02/2024
7.31$ 14.19 0.00%
16Y 5.64 04/1998
03/2014
2.40$ 6.28 2.65$ 7.65 3.25$ 8.89 3.90$ 10.06 10/2002
09/2018
4.63$ 9.16 0.00%
17Y 5.37 02/1999
01/2016
2.43$ 6.72 3.01$ 7.86 3.61$ 8.87 4.24$ 9.78 10/2002
09/2019
4.88$ 8.23 0.00%
18Y 5.74 03/1998
02/2016
2.73$ 6.62 3.17$ 8.19 4.12$ 9.01 4.72$ 10.00 04/2003
03/2021
5.55$ 8.61 0.00%
19Y 6.36 05/1998
04/2017
3.22$ 6.75 3.46$ 8.06 4.35$ 9.46 5.56$ 10.22 04/2003
03/2022
6.35$ 8.58 0.00%
20Y 5.65 04/2000
03/2020
3.00$ 6.80 3.72$ 8.13 4.77$ 9.37 5.99$ 10.36 12/1994
11/2014
7.17$ 8.52 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 -44.44 03/2008
02/2009
0.55$ -6.87 0.93$ 8.72 1.08$ 21.72 1.21$ 51.54 03/2009
02/2010
1.51$ 8.61 26.07%
2Y -29.07 03/2007
02/2009
0.50$ -2.54 0.94$ 8.17 1.17$ 18.21 1.39$ 33.88 03/2009
02/2011
1.79$ 1.40 22.85%
3Y -17.26 03/2006
02/2009
0.56$ -2.81 0.91$ 8.08 1.26$ 15.43 1.53$ 30.20 01/1995
12/1997
2.20$ 4.25 21.54%
4Y -12.34 03/2005
02/2009
0.59$ -2.83 0.89$ 6.60 1.29$ 13.56 1.66$ 26.28 01/1995
12/1998
2.54$ 7.42 22.04%
5Y -9.23 03/2004
02/2009
0.61$ -1.09 0.94$ 6.06 1.34$ 13.11 1.85$ 20.98 03/2009
02/2014
2.59$ 5.23 21.59%
6Y -3.35 03/2003
02/2009
0.81$ 0.59 1.03$ 4.89 1.33$ 11.89 1.96$ 20.20 03/2009
02/2015
3.01$ 4.84 8.65%
7Y -5.69 03/2002
02/2009
0.66$ 1.51 1.11$ 4.95 1.40$ 11.37 2.12$ 16.29 03/2009
02/2016
2.87$ 5.43 3.25%
8Y -5.34 03/2001
02/2009
0.64$ 2.10 1.18$ 5.44 1.52$ 10.14 2.16$ 16.83 03/2009
02/2017
3.47$ 7.23 6.79%
9Y -4.40 04/2000
03/2009
0.66$ 1.73 1.16$ 5.66 1.64$ 9.87 2.33$ 15.94 03/2009
02/2018
3.78$ 5.83 8.70%
10Y -4.61 03/1999
02/2009
0.62$ 1.45 1.15$ 5.94 1.78$ 9.58 2.49$ 14.56 03/2009
02/2019
3.89$ 6.84 8.71%
11Y -3.87 03/1998
02/2009
0.64$ 0.92 1.10$ 6.16 1.93$ 9.10 2.60$ 12.83 03/2009
02/2020
3.77$ 7.87 10.04%
12Y -1.34 03/1997
02/2009
0.85$ 1.21 1.15$ 6.07 2.02$ 8.82 2.75$ 13.21 03/2009
02/2021
4.43$ 8.32 4.61%
13Y 0.35 03/1996
02/2009
1.04$ 1.84 1.26$ 5.98 2.12$ 8.62 2.93$ 12.98 03/2009
02/2022
4.88$ 8.25 0.00%
14Y 1.07 10/1997
09/2011
1.16$ 2.90 1.49$ 5.39 2.08$ 7.21 2.65$ 11.56 03/2009
02/2023
4.62$ 8.94 0.00%
15Y 2.29 01/1998
12/2012
1.40$ 3.31 1.63$ 5.31 2.17$ 6.71 2.64$ 11.36 03/2009
02/2024
5.02$ 11.36 0.00%
16Y 3.18 04/1998
03/2014
1.65$ 3.94 1.85$ 5.29 2.28$ 6.57 2.76$ 7.80 10/2002
09/2018
3.32$ 6.63 0.00%
17Y 3.12 02/1999
01/2016
1.68$ 4.46 2.09$ 5.44 2.46$ 6.38 2.86$ 7.55 10/2002
09/2019
3.44$ 5.61 0.00%
18Y 3.52 03/1998
02/2016
1.86$ 4.38 2.16$ 5.75 2.73$ 6.43 3.07$ 7.79 04/2003
03/2021
3.85$ 5.98 0.00%
19Y 4.10 05/1998
04/2017
2.14$ 4.53 2.32$ 5.57 2.79$ 6.88 3.54$ 7.66 04/2003
03/2022
4.06$ 5.89 0.00%
20Y 3.50 04/2000
03/2020
1.99$ 4.53 2.42$ 5.79 3.08$ 6.84 3.75$ 7.86 12/1994
11/2014
4.53$ 5.81 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 -44.44 03/2008
02/2009
0.55$ -0.77 0.99$ 12.12 1.12$ 28.29 1.28$ 66.63 07/1982
06/1983
1.66$ 11.56 16.23%
2Y -27.61 03/2007
02/2009
0.52$ 3.66 1.07$ 11.72 1.24$ 22.81 1.50$ 41.13 06/1984
05/1986
1.99$ 5.79 9.01%
3Y -15.46 03/2006
02/2009
0.60$ 3.36 1.10$ 12.00 1.40$ 21.24 1.78$ 38.28 08/1984
07/1987
2.64$ 10.01 9.39%
4Y -10.11 03/2005
02/2009
0.65$ 3.48 1.14$ 12.05 1.57$ 21.62 2.18$ 35.20 07/1982
06/1986
3.34$ 12.30 9.60%
5Y -6.84 03/2004
02/2009
0.70$ 2.79 1.14$ 12.02 1.76$ 20.54 2.54$ 35.01 08/1982
07/1987
4.48$ 9.55 3.66%
6Y -0.95 03/2003
02/2009
0.94$ 3.94 1.26$ 11.56 1.92$ 19.80 2.95$ 30.00 10/1981
09/1987
4.82$ 8.68 0.20%
7Y -3.26 03/2002
02/2009
0.79$ 5.06 1.41$ 12.24 2.24$ 18.66 3.31$ 28.42 04/1980
03/1987
5.76$ 9.08 0.81%
8Y -3.07 03/2001
02/2009
0.77$ 5.73 1.56$ 11.96 2.46$ 18.11 3.78$ 25.70 08/1979
07/1987
6.23$ 10.85 1.66%
9Y -2.06 04/2000
03/2009
0.82$ 6.32 1.73$ 11.98 2.76$ 18.01 4.43$ 23.94 04/1978
03/1987
6.90$ 9.11 1.27%
10Y -2.14 03/1999
02/2009
0.80$ 7.08 1.98$ 11.92 3.08$ 18.74 5.57$ 22.33 09/1977
08/1987
7.50$ 9.81 1.09%
11Y -1.46 03/1998
02/2009
0.85$ 7.14 2.13$ 11.55 3.32$ 18.21 6.30$ 21.42 01/1979
12/1989
8.45$ 10.70 0.67%
12Y 1.05 03/1997
02/2009
1.13$ 6.94 2.23$ 11.17 3.56$ 17.50 6.92$ 19.93 06/1979
05/1991
8.85$ 11.11 0.00%
13Y 2.82 03/1996
02/2009
1.43$ 5.99 2.12$ 11.06 3.91$ 17.72 8.34$ 19.30 01/1979
12/1991
9.91$ 11.06 0.00%
14Y 3.56 10/1997
09/2011
1.63$ 6.27 2.34$ 10.57 4.08$ 17.52 9.58$ 19.16 01/1976
12/1989
11.63$ 11.73 0.00%
15Y 4.76 01/1998
12/2012
2.00$ 6.68 2.63$ 10.26 4.32$ 17.18 10.79$ 20.63 08/1982
07/1997
16.65$ 14.19 0.00%
16Y 5.28 03/1993
02/2009
2.27$ 6.80 2.86$ 9.67 4.37$ 16.76 11.93$ 20.30 04/1982
03/1998
19.23$ 9.16 0.00%
17Y 5.37 02/1999
01/2016
2.43$ 7.29 3.30$ 9.55 4.71$ 16.57 13.54$ 19.25 04/1982
03/1999
19.95$ 8.23 0.00%
18Y 5.68 03/1991
02/2009
2.70$ 7.43 3.63$ 9.38 5.02$ 17.08 17.10$ 19.98 04/1980
03/1998
26.55$ 8.61 0.00%
19Y 5.97 03/1990
02/2009
3.00$ 7.31 3.82$ 9.58 5.69$ 17.06 19.92$ 19.13 03/1979
02/1998
27.81$ 8.58 0.00%
20Y 5.65 04/2000
03/2020
3.00$ 7.54 4.28$ 9.54 6.18$ 16.51 21.24$ 18.89 04/1978
03/1998
31.81$ 8.52 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 -44.44 03/2008
02/2009
0.55$ -5.52 0.94$ 8.02 1.08$ 24.00 1.23$ 62.60 07/1982
06/1983
1.62$ 8.61 26.63%
2Y -29.07 03/2007
02/2009
0.50$ -1.18 0.97$ 7.44 1.15$ 19.94 1.43$ 37.52 06/1984
05/1986
1.89$ 1.40 19.10%
3Y -17.26 03/2006
02/2009
0.56$ -0.25 0.99$ 8.45 1.27$ 17.60 1.62$ 34.24 08/1984
07/1987
2.41$ 4.25 16.02%
4Y -12.34 03/2005
02/2009
0.59$ 0.09 1.00$ 8.34 1.37$ 16.58 1.84$ 31.20 07/1982
06/1986
2.96$ 7.42 14.69%
5Y -9.23 03/2004
02/2009
0.61$ 0.24 1.01$ 8.43 1.49$ 16.49 2.14$ 30.90 08/1982
07/1987
3.84$ 5.23 12.72%
6Y -3.35 03/2003
02/2009
0.81$ 1.48 1.09$ 8.47 1.62$ 15.89 2.42$ 25.56 10/1981
09/1987
3.91$ 4.84 4.93%
7Y -5.69 03/2002
02/2009
0.66$ 2.55 1.19$ 8.13 1.72$ 14.55 2.58$ 22.45 08/1982
07/1989
4.12$ 5.43 1.82%
8Y -5.34 03/2001
02/2009
0.64$ 3.23 1.28$ 8.98 1.99$ 13.76 2.80$ 19.87 10/1981
09/1989
4.26$ 7.23 3.73%
9Y -4.40 04/2000
03/2009
0.66$ 3.82 1.40$ 9.01 2.17$ 13.35 3.08$ 17.57 08/1982
07/1991
4.29$ 5.83 4.67%
10Y -4.61 03/1999
02/2009
0.62$ 4.90 1.61$ 9.22 2.41$ 13.14 3.43$ 16.50 04/1980
03/1990
4.60$ 6.84 4.58%
11Y -3.87 03/1998
02/2009
0.64$ 4.95 1.70$ 8.94 2.56$ 12.68 3.71$ 15.47 04/1980
03/1991
4.86$ 7.87 5.15%
12Y -1.34 03/1997
02/2009
0.85$ 4.55 1.70$ 8.36 2.62$ 12.81 4.24$ 14.35 04/1980
03/1992
4.99$ 8.32 2.30%
13Y 0.35 03/1996
02/2009
1.04$ 3.60 1.58$ 8.30 2.81$ 12.51 4.62$ 15.31 08/1984
07/1997
6.37$ 8.25 0.00%
14Y 1.07 10/1997
09/2011
1.16$ 3.81 1.68$ 7.70 2.82$ 12.16 4.98$ 15.07 07/1984
06/1998
7.13$ 8.94 0.00%
15Y 2.29 01/1998
12/2012
1.40$ 4.20 1.85$ 7.45 2.93$ 12.39 5.76$ 16.69 08/1982
07/1997
10.12$ 11.36 0.00%
16Y 2.70 03/1993
02/2009
1.53$ 4.39 1.98$ 6.99 2.94$ 12.42 6.50$ 16.35 07/1982
06/1998
11.27$ 6.63 0.00%
17Y 2.78 03/1992
02/2009
1.59$ 4.90 2.25$ 6.85 3.08$ 12.24 7.11$ 15.45 07/1982
06/1999
11.49$ 5.61 0.00%
18Y 3.04 03/1991
02/2009
1.71$ 4.98 2.39$ 6.71 3.21$ 11.86 7.51$ 15.38 04/1980
03/1998
13.13$ 5.98 0.00%
19Y 3.18 03/1990
02/2009
1.81$ 4.85 2.45$ 6.91 3.56$ 12.23 8.94$ 14.63 04/1980
03/1999
13.39$ 5.89 0.00%
20Y 3.50 04/2000
03/2020
1.99$ 5.07 2.68$ 6.84 3.75$ 12.17 9.93$ 13.88 04/1980
03/2000
13.45$ 5.81 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 +12.12% +66.63%
Jul 1982 - Jun 1983
-44.44%
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
16.23%
92 out of 567
US Inflation Adjusted +8.02% +62.60%
Jul 1982 - Jun 1983
-44.44%
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
26.63%
151 out of 567
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 +11.72% +41.13%
Jun 1984 - May 1986
-27.61%
Mar 2007 - Feb 2009
9.01%
50 out of 555
US Inflation Adjusted +7.44% +37.52%
Jun 1984 - May 1986
-29.07%
Mar 2007 - Feb 2009
19.10%
106 out of 555
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 +12.00% +38.28%
Aug 1984 - Jul 1987
-15.46%
Mar 2006 - Feb 2009
9.39%
51 out of 543
US Inflation Adjusted +8.45% +34.24%
Aug 1984 - Jul 1987
-17.26%
Mar 2006 - Feb 2009
16.02%
87 out of 543
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 +12.05% +35.20%
Jul 1982 - Jun 1986
-10.11%
Mar 2005 - Feb 2009
9.60%
51 out of 531
US Inflation Adjusted +8.34% +31.20%
Jul 1982 - Jun 1986
-12.34%
Mar 2005 - Feb 2009
14.69%
78 out of 531
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 +12.02% +35.01%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1987
-6.84%
Mar 2004 - Feb 2009
3.66%
19 out of 519
US Inflation Adjusted +8.43% +30.90%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1987
-9.23%
Mar 2004 - Feb 2009
12.72%
66 out of 519
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 +11.56% +30.00%
Oct 1981 - Sep 1987
-0.95%
Mar 2003 - Feb 2009
0.20%
1 out of 507
US Inflation Adjusted +8.47% +25.56%
Oct 1981 - Sep 1987
-3.35%
Mar 2003 - Feb 2009
4.93%
25 out of 507
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 +12.24% +28.42%
Apr 1980 - Mar 1987
-3.26%
Mar 2002 - Feb 2009
0.81%
4 out of 495
US Inflation Adjusted +8.13% +22.45%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1989
-5.69%
Mar 2002 - Feb 2009
1.82%
9 out of 495
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 +11.96% +25.70%
Aug 1979 - Jul 1987
-3.07%
Mar 2001 - Feb 2009
1.66%
8 out of 483
US Inflation Adjusted +8.98% +19.87%
Oct 1981 - Sep 1989
-5.34%
Mar 2001 - Feb 2009
3.73%
18 out of 483
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 +11.98% +23.94%
Apr 1978 - Mar 1987
-2.06%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2009
1.27%
6 out of 471
US Inflation Adjusted +9.01% +17.57%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1991
-4.40%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2009
4.67%
22 out of 471
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 +11.92% +22.33%
Sep 1977 - Aug 1987
-2.14%
Mar 1999 - Feb 2009
1.09%
5 out of 459
US Inflation Adjusted +9.22% +16.50%
Apr 1980 - Mar 1990
-4.61%
Mar 1999 - Feb 2009
4.58%
21 out of 459
10 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
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 +11.55% +21.42%
Jan 1979 - Dec 1989
-1.46%
Mar 1998 - Feb 2009
0.67%
3 out of 447
US Inflation Adjusted +8.94% +15.47%
Apr 1980 - Mar 1991
-3.87%
Mar 1998 - Feb 2009
5.15%
23 out of 447
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Annualized Rolling Returns - 12 Years (144 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +11.17% +19.93%
Jun 1979 - May 1991
+1.05%
Mar 1997 - Feb 2009
0.00%
0 out of 435
US Inflation Adjusted +8.36% +14.35%
Apr 1980 - Mar 1992
-1.34%
Mar 1997 - Feb 2009
2.30%
10 out of 435
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Annualized Rolling Returns - 13 Years (156 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +11.06% +19.30%
Jan 1979 - Dec 1991
+2.82%
Mar 1996 - Feb 2009
0.00%
0 out of 423
US Inflation Adjusted +8.30% +15.31%
Aug 1984 - Jul 1997
+0.35%
Mar 1996 - Feb 2009
0.00%
0 out of 423
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Annualized Rolling Returns - 14 Years (168 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +10.57% +19.16%
Jan 1976 - Dec 1989
+3.56%
Oct 1997 - Sep 2011
0.00%
0 out of 411
US Inflation Adjusted +7.70% +15.07%
Jul 1984 - Jun 1998
+1.07%
Oct 1997 - Sep 2011
0.00%
0 out of 411
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Annualized Rolling Returns - 15 Years (180 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +10.26% +20.63%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1997
+4.76%
Jan 1998 - Dec 2012
0.00%
0 out of 399
US Inflation Adjusted +7.45% +16.69%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1997
+2.29%
Jan 1998 - Dec 2012
0.00%
0 out of 399
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Annualized Rolling Returns - 16 Years (192 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +9.67% +20.30%
Apr 1982 - Mar 1998
+5.28%
Mar 1993 - Feb 2009
0.00%
0 out of 387
US Inflation Adjusted +6.99% +16.35%
Jul 1982 - Jun 1998
+2.70%
Mar 1993 - Feb 2009
0.00%
0 out of 387
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Annualized Rolling Returns - 17 Years (204 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +9.55% +19.25%
Apr 1982 - Mar 1999
+5.37%
Feb 1999 - Jan 2016
0.00%
0 out of 375
US Inflation Adjusted +6.85% +15.45%
Jul 1982 - Jun 1999
+2.78%
Mar 1992 - Feb 2009
0.00%
0 out of 375
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Annualized Rolling Returns - 18 Years (216 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +9.38% +19.98%
Apr 1980 - Mar 1998
+5.68%
Mar 1991 - Feb 2009
0.00%
0 out of 363
US Inflation Adjusted +6.71% +15.38%
Apr 1980 - Mar 1998
+3.04%
Mar 1991 - Feb 2009
0.00%
0 out of 363
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Annualized Rolling Returns - 19 Years (228 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +9.58% +19.13%
Mar 1979 - Feb 1998
+5.97%
Mar 1990 - Feb 2009
0.00%
0 out of 351
US Inflation Adjusted +6.91% +14.63%
Apr 1980 - Mar 1999
+3.18%
Mar 1990 - Feb 2009
0.00%
0 out of 351
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Annualized Rolling Returns - 20 Years (240 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +9.54% +18.89%
Apr 1978 - Mar 1998
+5.65%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2020
0.00%
0 out of 339
US Inflation Adjusted +6.84% +13.88%
Apr 1980 - Mar 2000
+3.50%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2020
0.00%
0 out of 339
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