Vanguard Short-Term Infl-Prot Secs (VTIP): Rolling Returns

Data Source: from January 2013 to January 2024 (~11 years)
Consolidated Returns as of 31 January 2024

Holding the Vanguard Short-Term Infl-Prot Secs (VTIP) ETF, how long should you stay invested to have high probability to obtain a positive return?

Considering all the available data source (~11 years), the longest period with a negative return lasted 61 months (from February 2013 to February 2018).

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

To obtain comprehensive information, please consult the Vanguard Short-Term Infl-Prot Secs (VTIP) 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 SHORT-TERM INFL-PROT SECS (VTIP) ETF
Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Returns - Inflation Adjusted
Data Source: 1 February 2014 - 31 January 2024 (10 Years)
Data Source: 1 January 2013 - 31 January 2024 (~11 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 -2.99 10/2021
09/2022
0.97$ -1.05 0.98$ 1.67 1.01$ 4.80 1.04$ 7.26 04/2020
03/2021
1.07$ 4.30 22.94%
2Y -0.61 03/2014
02/2016
0.98$ 0.46 1.00$ 1.42 1.02$ 4.62 1.09$ 5.56 04/2020
03/2022
1.11$ 1.34 7.22%
3Y -0.07 07/2014
06/2017
0.99$ 0.75 1.02$ 2.15 1.06$ 4.05 1.12$ 5.05 01/2019
12/2021
1.15$ 2.28 1.18%
4Y 0.28 07/2014
06/2018
1.01$ 0.68 1.02$ 2.61 1.10$ 3.63 1.15$ 4.12 03/2018
02/2022
1.17$ 2.96 0.00%
5Y 0.58 03/2014
02/2019
1.02$ 1.23 1.06$ 2.71 1.14$ 3.12 1.16$ 3.32 01/2019
12/2023
1.17$ 3.26 0.00%
6Y 1.04 04/2014
03/2020
1.06$ 1.45 1.09$ 2.46 1.15$ 2.92 1.18$ 3.15 01/2016
12/2021
1.20$ 2.99 0.00%
7Y 1.78 03/2014
02/2021
1.13$ 1.96 1.14$ 2.32 1.17$ 2.56 1.19$ 2.72 01/2015
12/2021
1.20$ 2.56 0.00%
8Y 1.64 10/2014
09/2022
1.13$ 1.86 1.15$ 2.09 1.18$ 2.24 1.19$ 2.57 02/2016
01/2024
1.22$ 2.57 0.00%
9Y 1.61 03/2014
02/2023
1.15$ 1.61 1.15$ 1.83 1.17$ 2.00 1.19$ 2.29 01/2015
12/2023
1.22$ 2.23 0.00%
10Y 1.94 02/2014
01/2024
1.21$ 1.94 1.21$ 1.94 1.21$ 1.94 1.21$ 1.94 02/2014
01/2024
1.21$ 1.94 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 -10.34 10/2021
09/2022
0.89$ -4.30 0.95$ -0.62 0.99$ 2.00 1.01$ 4.52 04/2020
03/2021
1.04$ 1.16 58.72%
2Y -5.57 03/2021
02/2023
0.89$ -4.42 0.91$ -0.59 0.98$ 1.70 1.03$ 3.04 01/2019
12/2020
1.06$ -3.23 64.95%
3Y -3.65 10/2020
09/2023
0.89$ -2.44 0.92$ -0.65 0.98$ 1.33 1.04$ 1.92 08/2018
07/2021
1.05$ -3.21 70.59%
4Y -1.95 10/2019
09/2023
0.92$ -1.45 0.94$ -0.47 0.98$ 0.77 1.03$ 0.95 08/2017
07/2021
1.03$ -1.55 60.27%
5Y -1.42 10/2017
09/2022
0.93$ -1.07 0.94$ -0.36 0.98$ 0.54 1.02$ 0.74 01/2016
12/2020
1.03$ -0.87 63.93%
6Y -1.48 10/2016
09/2022
0.91$ -1.23 0.92$ -0.33 0.98$ 0.40 1.02$ 0.61 09/2015
08/2021
1.03$ -0.69 59.18%
7Y -1.32 10/2016
09/2023
0.91$ -1.16 0.92$ -0.62 0.95$ 0.20 1.01$ 0.26 10/2014
09/2021
1.01$ -0.90 67.57%
8Y -1.17 03/2015
02/2023
0.91$ -1.07 0.91$ -0.94 0.92$ -0.56 0.95$ -0.19 03/2014
02/2022
0.98$ -0.77 100.00%
9Y -1.15 07/2014
06/2023
0.90$ -1.14 0.90$ -1.04 0.91$ -0.87 0.92$ -0.71 01/2015
12/2023
0.93$ -0.87 100.00%
10Y -0.82 02/2014
01/2024
0.92$ -0.82 0.92$ -0.82 0.92$ -0.82 0.92$ -0.82 02/2014
01/2024
0.92$ -0.82 100.00%
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 -2.99 10/2021
09/2022
0.97$ -1.20 0.98$ 1.38 1.01$ 4.75 1.04$ 7.26 04/2020
03/2021
1.07$ 4.30 27.87%
2Y -1.47 01/2013
12/2014
0.97$ -0.23 0.99$ 1.22 1.02$ 4.61 1.09$ 5.56 04/2020
03/2022
1.11$ 1.34 18.18%
3Y -0.91 01/2013
12/2015
0.97$ 0.41 1.01$ 1.88 1.05$ 3.79 1.11$ 5.05 01/2019
12/2021
1.15$ 2.28 7.14%
4Y -0.08 01/2013
12/2016
0.99$ 0.39 1.01$ 2.24 1.09$ 3.34 1.14$ 4.12 03/2018
02/2022
1.17$ 2.96 2.33%
5Y -0.02 03/2013
02/2018
0.99$ 0.53 1.02$ 2.48 1.13$ 3.08 1.16$ 3.32 01/2019
12/2023
1.17$ 3.26 1.35%
6Y 0.18 01/2013
12/2018
1.01$ 1.02 1.06$ 2.27 1.14$ 2.85 1.18$ 3.15 01/2016
12/2021
1.20$ 2.99 0.00%
7Y 0.61 04/2013
03/2020
1.04$ 1.39 1.10$ 2.21 1.16$ 2.49 1.18$ 2.72 01/2015
12/2021
1.20$ 2.56 0.00%
8Y 1.34 01/2013
12/2020
1.11$ 1.64 1.13$ 2.07 1.17$ 2.22 1.19$ 2.57 02/2016
01/2024
1.22$ 2.57 0.00%
9Y 1.45 10/2013
09/2022
1.13$ 1.61 1.15$ 1.73 1.16$ 1.90 1.18$ 2.29 01/2015
12/2023
1.22$ 2.23 0.00%
10Y 1.29 01/2013
12/2022
1.13$ 1.31 1.13$ 1.64 1.17$ 1.76 1.19$ 1.94 02/2014
01/2024
1.21$ 1.94 0.00%
11Y 1.59 01/2013
12/2023
1.18$ 1.59 1.18$ 1.59 1.18$ 1.62 1.19$ 1.62 02/2013
01/2024
1.19$ 1.62 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 -10.34 10/2021
09/2022
0.89$ -3.16 0.96$ -0.94 0.99$ 1.72 1.01$ 4.52 04/2020
03/2021
1.04$ 1.16 62.30%
2Y -5.57 03/2021
02/2023
0.89$ -3.85 0.92$ -0.86 0.98$ 1.60 1.03$ 3.04 01/2019
12/2020
1.06$ -3.23 69.09%
3Y -3.65 10/2020
09/2023
0.89$ -2.27 0.93$ -0.70 0.97$ 1.16 1.03$ 1.92 08/2018
07/2021
1.05$ -3.21 74.49%
4Y -1.95 10/2019
09/2023
0.92$ -1.27 0.94$ -0.75 0.97$ 0.71 1.02$ 0.95 08/2017
07/2021
1.03$ -1.55 66.28%
5Y -1.42 10/2017
09/2022
0.93$ -1.19 0.94$ -0.65 0.96$ 0.47 1.02$ 0.74 01/2016
12/2020
1.03$ -0.87 70.27%
6Y -1.48 10/2016
09/2022
0.91$ -1.23 0.92$ -0.51 0.97$ 0.37 1.02$ 0.61 09/2015
08/2021
1.03$ -0.69 67.74%
7Y -1.32 10/2016
09/2023
0.91$ -1.08 0.92$ -0.45 0.96$ 0.17 1.01$ 0.26 10/2014
09/2021
1.01$ -0.90 72.00%
8Y -1.17 03/2015
02/2023
0.91$ -1.02 0.92$ -0.75 0.94$ -0.07 0.99$ 0.11 09/2013
08/2021
1.00$ -0.77 89.47%
9Y -1.20 10/2013
09/2022
0.89$ -1.14 0.90$ -0.94 0.91$ -0.69 0.93$ -0.40 01/2013
12/2021
0.96$ -0.87 100.00%
10Y -1.27 01/2013
12/2022
0.87$ -1.27 0.88$ -1.11 0.89$ -0.99 0.90$ -0.82 02/2014
01/2024
0.92$ -0.82 100.00%
11Y -1.04 01/2013
12/2023
0.89$ -1.04 0.89$ -1.04 0.89$ -1.02 0.89$ -1.02 02/2013
01/2024
0.89$ -1.02 100.00%
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 +1.38% +7.26%
Apr 2020 - Mar 2021
-2.99%
Oct 2021 - Sep 2022
27.87%
34 out of 122
US Inflation Adjusted -0.94% +4.52%
Apr 2020 - Mar 2021
-10.34%
Oct 2021 - Sep 2022
62.30%
76 out of 122
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 +1.22% +5.56%
Apr 2020 - Mar 2022
-1.47%
Jan 2013 - Dec 2014
18.18%
20 out of 110
US Inflation Adjusted -0.86% +3.04%
Jan 2019 - Dec 2020
-5.57%
Mar 2021 - Feb 2023
69.09%
76 out of 110
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 +1.88% +5.05%
Jan 2019 - Dec 2021
-0.91%
Jan 2013 - Dec 2015
7.14%
7 out of 98
US Inflation Adjusted -0.70% +1.92%
Aug 2018 - Jul 2021
-3.65%
Oct 2020 - Sep 2023
74.49%
73 out of 98
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 +2.24% +4.12%
Mar 2018 - Feb 2022
-0.08%
Jan 2013 - Dec 2016
2.33%
2 out of 86
US Inflation Adjusted -0.75% +0.95%
Aug 2017 - Jul 2021
-1.95%
Oct 2019 - Sep 2023
66.28%
57 out of 86
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 +2.48% +3.32%
Jan 2019 - Dec 2023
-0.02%
Mar 2013 - Feb 2018
1.35%
1 out of 74
US Inflation Adjusted -0.65% +0.74%
Jan 2016 - Dec 2020
-1.42%
Oct 2017 - Sep 2022
70.27%
52 out of 74
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 +2.27% +3.15%
Jan 2016 - Dec 2021
+0.18%
Jan 2013 - Dec 2018
0.00%
0 out of 62
US Inflation Adjusted -0.51% +0.61%
Sep 2015 - Aug 2021
-1.48%
Oct 2016 - Sep 2022
67.74%
42 out of 62
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 +2.21% +2.72%
Jan 2015 - Dec 2021
+0.61%
Apr 2013 - Mar 2020
0.00%
0 out of 50
US Inflation Adjusted -0.45% +0.26%
Oct 2014 - Sep 2021
-1.32%
Oct 2016 - Sep 2023
72.00%
36 out of 50
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 +2.07% +2.57%
Feb 2016 - Jan 2024
+1.34%
Jan 2013 - Dec 2020
0.00%
0 out of 38
US Inflation Adjusted -0.75% +0.11%
Sep 2013 - Aug 2021
-1.17%
Mar 2015 - Feb 2023
89.47%
34 out of 38
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 +1.73% +2.29%
Jan 2015 - Dec 2023
+1.45%
Oct 2013 - Sep 2022
0.00%
0 out of 26
US Inflation Adjusted -0.94% -0.40%
Jan 2013 - Dec 2021
-1.20%
Oct 2013 - Sep 2022
100.00%
26 out of 26
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 +1.64% +1.94%
Feb 2014 - Jan 2024
+1.29%
Jan 2013 - Dec 2022
0.00%
0 out of 14
US Inflation Adjusted -1.11% -0.82%
Feb 2014 - Jan 2024
-1.27%
Jan 2013 - Dec 2022
100.00%
14 out of 14
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 +1.59% +1.62%
Feb 2013 - Jan 2024
+1.59%
Jan 2013 - Dec 2023
0.00%
0 out of 2
US Inflation Adjusted -1.04% -1.02%
Feb 2013 - Jan 2024
-1.04%
Jan 2013 - Dec 2023
100.00%
2 out of 2
11 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
11 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

To obtain comprehensive information, please consult the Vanguard Short-Term Infl-Prot Secs (VTIP) ETF: Historical Returns page.