Vanguard Total World Stock (VT): Rolling Returns

Data Source: from January 1970 to January 2024 (~54 years)
Consolidated Returns as of 31 January 2024

Holding the Vanguard Total World Stock (VT) ETF, how long should you stay invested to have high probability to obtain a positive return?

Considering all the available data source (~54 years), the longest period with a negative return lasted 157 months (from February 1996 to February 2009).

This means that every rolling period of 158 months or above has always granted a positive return.

To obtain comprehensive information, please consult the Vanguard Total World Stock (VT) 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 TOTAL WORLD STOCK (VT) ETF
Previous vs Next Returns - 10 Years annualized
Updated to January 2024

The annualized return of the last 10 years has been 8.55% (updated at Jan 31, 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 TOTAL WORLD STOCK (VT) ETF
Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Returns - Inflation Adjusted
Data Source: 1 February 1994 - 31 January 2024 (30 Years)
Data Source: 1 January 1970 - 31 January 2024 (~54 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 -50.42 03/2008
02/2009
0.49$ -10.94 0.89$ 11.12 1.11$ 21.84 1.21$ 59.32 03/2009
02/2010
1.59$ 13.36 28.37%
2Y -29.43 03/2007
02/2009
0.49$ -6.07 0.88$ 9.10 1.19$ 17.23 1.37$ 39.32 03/2009
02/2011
1.94$ 2.39 20.47%
3Y -19.43 04/2000
03/2003
0.52$ -5.18 0.85$ 8.72 1.28$ 14.66 1.50$ 23.87 03/2009
02/2012
1.90$ 5.85 22.15%
4Y -10.67 04/1999
03/2003
0.63$ -2.85 0.89$ 8.28 1.37$ 13.70 1.67$ 20.22 03/2009
02/2013
2.08$ 8.81 26.52%
5Y -6.95 04/1998
03/2003
0.69$ -2.14 0.89$ 6.67 1.38$ 13.17 1.85$ 20.02 03/2009
02/2014
2.49$ 10.13 22.59%
6Y -2.20 03/1997
02/2003
0.87$ 0.33 1.02$ 6.30 1.44$ 10.69 1.83$ 17.83 03/2009
02/2015
2.67$ 6.95 12.11%
7Y -3.24 03/2002
02/2009
0.79$ 1.92 1.14$ 4.77 1.38$ 9.64 1.90$ 12.96 03/2009
02/2016
2.34$ 9.67 3.25%
8Y -4.79 03/2001
02/2009
0.67$ 2.58 1.22$ 4.25 1.39$ 9.62 2.08$ 14.20 03/2009
02/2017
2.89$ 10.77 3.77%
9Y -6.10 03/2000
02/2009
0.56$ 2.35 1.23$ 5.13 1.56$ 8.83 2.14$ 14.68 03/2009
02/2018
3.43$ 8.75 5.53%
10Y -3.82 03/1999
02/2009
0.67$ 2.98 1.34$ 5.70 1.74$ 8.98 2.36$ 13.06 03/2009
02/2019
3.41$ 8.55 9.54%
11Y -2.70 03/1998
02/2009
0.73$ 1.04 1.12$ 5.56 1.81$ 9.12 2.61$ 12.23 03/2009
02/2020
3.55$ 8.94 6.11%
12Y -1.01 03/1997
02/2009
0.88$ 1.61 1.21$ 5.66 1.93$ 8.46 2.64$ 13.67 03/2009
02/2021
4.65$ 9.47 2.76%
13Y -0.10 03/1996
02/2009
0.98$ 1.85 1.26$ 5.54 2.01$ 7.72 2.62$ 13.15 03/2009
02/2022
4.98$ 8.39 0.49%
14Y 1.29 03/1995
02/2009
1.19$ 2.51 1.41$ 5.14 2.01$ 7.03 2.58$ 11.50 03/2009
02/2023
4.59$ 9.24 0.00%
15Y 0.99 03/1994
02/2009
1.15$ 2.98 1.55$ 4.49 1.93$ 6.96 2.74$ 11.12 02/2009
01/2024
4.86$ 11.12 0.00%
16Y 1.81 03/2000
02/2016
1.33$ 3.47 1.72$ 4.94 2.16$ 7.05 2.97$ 8.43 10/2002
09/2018
3.65$ 6.33 0.00%
17Y 2.29 01/2000
12/2016
1.47$ 3.78 1.87$ 4.90 2.25$ 7.22 3.27$ 8.30 09/2004
08/2021
3.87$ 5.92 0.00%
18Y 3.11 03/1998
02/2016
1.73$ 3.78 1.94$ 5.02 2.41$ 7.06 3.41$ 9.20 04/2003
03/2021
4.87$ 6.37 0.00%
19Y 2.68 01/2000
12/2018
1.65$ 4.03 2.11$ 5.14 2.59$ 7.04 3.64$ 9.09 10/2002
09/2021
5.22$ 6.89 0.00%
20Y 2.43 04/2000
03/2020
1.61$ 4.11 2.23$ 5.20 2.75$ 7.22 4.02$ 8.17 04/2003
03/2023
4.81$ 7.00 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 -50.43 03/2008
02/2009
0.49$ -13.49 0.86$ 7.94 1.07$ 18.71 1.18$ 55.96 03/2009
02/2010
1.55$ 9.94 30.95%
2Y -30.85 03/2007
02/2009
0.47$ -8.24 0.84$ 6.59 1.13$ 14.65 1.31$ 36.41 03/2009
02/2011
1.86$ -2.22 25.82%
3Y -21.36 04/2000
03/2003
0.48$ -6.99 0.80$ 6.32 1.20$ 11.98 1.40$ 20.98 03/2009
02/2012
1.77$ 0.18 24.92%
4Y -13.09 04/1999
03/2003
0.57$ -5.14 0.80$ 5.87 1.25$ 10.95 1.51$ 17.52 03/2009
02/2013
1.90$ 4.04 30.35%
5Y -9.28 04/1998
03/2003
0.61$ -4.33 0.80$ 4.08 1.22$ 10.45 1.64$ 17.60 03/2009
02/2014
2.24$ 5.73 32.89%
6Y -4.45 03/1997
02/2003
0.76$ -2.08 0.88$ 3.81 1.25$ 8.59 1.63$ 15.86 03/2009
02/2015
2.41$ 3.13 31.83%
7Y -5.67 03/2002
02/2009
0.66$ -0.61 0.95$ 2.30 1.17$ 7.50 1.65$ 11.20 03/2009
02/2016
2.10$ 5.98 22.74%
8Y -7.02 03/2001
02/2009
0.55$ 0.26 1.02$ 1.84 1.15$ 7.72 1.81$ 12.26 03/2009
02/2017
2.52$ 7.16 11.70%
9Y -8.41 03/2000
02/2009
0.45$ 0.21 1.01$ 2.74 1.27$ 6.95 1.83$ 12.67 03/2009
02/2018
2.92$ 5.46 12.65%
10Y -6.25 03/1999
02/2009
0.52$ 0.52 1.05$ 3.21 1.37$ 6.96 1.95$ 11.10 03/2009
02/2019
2.86$ 5.61 12.45%
11Y -5.08 03/1998
02/2009
0.56$ -1.37 0.85$ 3.30 1.42$ 6.52 2.00$ 10.23 03/2009
02/2020
2.91$ 6.11 19.21%
12Y -3.34 03/1997
02/2009
0.66$ -0.87 0.90$ 3.45 1.50$ 5.83 1.97$ 11.66 03/2009
02/2021
3.75$ 6.71 23.50%
13Y -2.50 03/1996
02/2009
0.71$ -0.57 0.92$ 3.51 1.56$ 5.25 1.94$ 10.65 03/2009
02/2022
3.72$ 5.62 19.02%
14Y -1.16 03/1995
02/2009
0.84$ 0.09 1.01$ 3.05 1.52$ 4.87 1.94$ 8.76 03/2009
02/2023
3.23$ 6.51 12.95%
15Y -1.48 03/1994
02/2009
0.79$ 0.61 1.09$ 2.05 1.35$ 4.81 2.02$ 8.35 02/2009
01/2024
3.32$ 8.35 2.76%
16Y -0.30 03/2000
02/2016
0.95$ 1.07 1.18$ 2.51 1.48$ 4.89 2.14$ 6.20 10/2002
09/2018
2.61$ 3.84 2.37%
17Y 0.13 01/2000
12/2016
1.02$ 1.43 1.27$ 2.52 1.52$ 5.01 2.29$ 6.00 09/2004
08/2021
2.69$ 3.34 0.00%
18Y 0.95 03/1998
02/2016
1.18$ 1.59 1.32$ 2.66 1.60$ 4.49 2.20$ 7.01 04/2003
03/2021
3.38$ 3.80 0.00%
19Y 0.52 01/2000
12/2018
1.10$ 1.87 1.42$ 2.80 1.68$ 4.57 2.33$ 6.73 10/2002
09/2021
3.44$ 4.22 0.00%
20Y 0.34 04/2000
03/2020
1.07$ 1.93 1.46$ 2.96 1.79$ 4.68 2.49$ 5.53 04/2003
03/2023
2.93$ 4.31 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 -50.42 03/2008
02/2009
0.49$ -6.79 0.93$ 11.37 1.11$ 24.49 1.24$ 59.60 09/1985
08/1986
1.59$ 13.36 25.39%
2Y -29.43 03/2007
02/2009
0.49$ -1.14 0.97$ 10.18 1.21$ 18.83 1.41$ 55.86 10/1985
09/1987
2.42$ 2.39 17.41%
3Y -19.43 04/2000
03/2003
0.52$ -0.72 0.97$ 9.38 1.30$ 16.37 1.57$ 47.48 08/1984
07/1987
3.20$ 5.85 16.61%
4Y -10.67 04/1999
03/2003
0.63$ -0.17 0.99$ 8.76 1.39$ 15.29 1.76$ 33.65 09/1983
08/1987
3.19$ 8.81 15.28%
5Y -6.95 04/1998
03/2003
0.69$ 1.01 1.05$ 8.92 1.53$ 14.86 1.99$ 37.13 08/1982
07/1987
4.84$ 10.13 11.86%
6Y -2.20 03/1997
02/2003
0.87$ 1.95 1.12$ 8.11 1.59$ 14.77 2.28$ 28.61 10/1981
09/1987
4.52$ 6.95 6.06%
7Y -3.24 03/2002
02/2009
0.79$ 2.71 1.20$ 8.11 1.72$ 14.60 2.59$ 27.32 08/1982
07/1989
5.42$ 9.67 1.59%
8Y -4.79 03/2001
02/2009
0.67$ 3.43 1.30$ 7.86 1.83$ 14.75 3.00$ 23.13 08/1979
07/1987
5.28$ 10.77 1.81%
9Y -6.10 03/2000
02/2009
0.56$ 4.23 1.45$ 8.02 2.00$ 15.09 3.54$ 22.20 04/1978
03/1987
6.07$ 8.75 2.58%
10Y -3.82 03/1999
02/2009
0.67$ 4.09 1.49$ 8.25 2.20$ 14.96 4.02$ 21.88 09/1977
08/1987
7.23$ 8.55 4.34%
11Y -2.70 03/1998
02/2009
0.73$ 4.48 1.61$ 8.22 2.38$ 15.01 4.65$ 19.96 09/1976
08/1987
7.40$ 8.94 2.70%
12Y -1.01 03/1997
02/2009
0.88$ 4.27 1.65$ 7.91 2.49$ 14.87 5.27$ 19.79 10/1975
09/1987
8.73$ 9.47 1.19%
13Y -0.10 03/1996
02/2009
0.98$ 3.52 1.56$ 7.72 2.62$ 14.49 5.80$ 21.16 10/1974
09/1987
12.12$ 8.39 0.20%
14Y 1.29 03/1995
02/2009
1.19$ 3.57 1.63$ 7.40 2.71$ 14.37 6.55$ 18.47 10/1974
09/1988
10.73$ 9.24 0.00%
15Y 0.99 03/1994
02/2009
1.15$ 3.73 1.73$ 7.33 2.89$ 14.11 7.24$ 18.78 10/1974
09/1989
13.22$ 11.12 0.00%
16Y 1.81 03/2000
02/2016
1.33$ 3.90 1.84$ 7.30 3.08$ 13.91 8.03$ 15.78 08/1982
07/1998
10.43$ 6.33 0.00%
17Y 2.13 03/1992
02/2009
1.43$ 4.35 2.06$ 7.20 3.26$ 13.54 8.65$ 16.02 10/1974
09/1991
12.50$ 5.92 0.00%
18Y 2.01 03/1991
02/2009
1.43$ 4.47 2.19$ 7.14 3.46$ 13.51 9.78$ 15.31 04/1982
03/2000
12.99$ 6.37 0.00%
19Y 1.96 03/1990
02/2009
1.44$ 4.54 2.32$ 7.39 3.87$ 13.38 10.86$ 15.10 10/1974
09/1993
14.47$ 6.89 0.00%
20Y 1.97 03/1989
02/2009
1.47$ 4.64 2.47$ 7.59 4.31$ 12.98 11.48$ 14.71 10/1974
09/1994
15.55$ 7.00 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 -50.43 03/2008
02/2009
0.49$ -11.29 0.88$ 7.21 1.07$ 19.99 1.19$ 57.12 09/1985
08/1986
1.57$ 9.94 32.92%
2Y -30.85 03/2007
02/2009
0.47$ -6.92 0.86$ 5.56 1.11$ 15.00 1.32$ 51.31 10/1985
09/1987
2.28$ -2.22 26.68%
3Y -21.36 04/2000
03/2003
0.48$ -5.60 0.84$ 5.39 1.17$ 12.62 1.42$ 43.17 08/1984
07/1987
2.93$ 0.18 26.87%
4Y -13.09 04/1999
03/2003
0.57$ -4.30 0.83$ 4.92 1.21$ 11.70 1.55$ 29.29 09/1983
08/1987
2.79$ 4.04 29.40%
5Y -9.28 04/1998
03/2003
0.61$ -3.17 0.85$ 4.17 1.22$ 11.39 1.71$ 32.95 08/1982
07/1987
4.15$ 5.73 28.47%
6Y -5.10 03/1972
02/1978
0.73$ -1.61 0.90$ 4.31 1.28$ 10.62 1.83$ 24.35 08/1982
07/1988
3.69$ 3.13 26.30%
7Y -5.67 03/2002
02/2009
0.66$ -0.53 0.96$ 3.99 1.31$ 10.27 1.98$ 22.95 08/1982
07/1989
4.24$ 5.98 19.08%
8Y -7.02 03/2001
02/2009
0.55$ 0.18 1.01$ 3.83 1.35$ 10.34 2.19$ 18.49 08/1982
07/1990
3.88$ 7.16 13.72%
9Y -8.41 03/2000
02/2009
0.45$ 0.38 1.03$ 4.20 1.44$ 10.68 2.49$ 15.34 08/1982
07/1991
3.61$ 5.46 11.81%
10Y -6.25 03/1999
02/2009
0.52$ 0.91 1.09$ 4.39 1.53$ 10.21 2.64$ 14.48 09/1977
08/1987
3.86$ 5.61 10.00%
11Y -5.08 03/1998
02/2009
0.56$ 0.40 1.04$ 4.30 1.58$ 9.84 2.80$ 13.20 08/1982
07/1993
3.91$ 6.11 12.55%
12Y -3.34 03/1997
02/2009
0.66$ 0.56 1.06$ 4.21 1.63$ 9.87 3.09$ 12.64 08/1982
07/1994
4.17$ 6.71 11.86%
13Y -2.50 03/1996
02/2009
0.71$ 0.75 1.10$ 4.37 1.74$ 9.63 3.30$ 13.77 10/1974
09/1987
5.34$ 5.62 8.70%
14Y -1.16 03/1995
02/2009
0.84$ 1.02 1.15$ 4.44 1.83$ 9.26 3.45$ 11.63 07/1982
06/1996
4.66$ 6.51 5.81%
15Y -1.48 03/1994
02/2009
0.79$ 1.18 1.19$ 4.49 1.93$ 8.77 3.52$ 12.60 08/1982
07/1997
5.92$ 8.35 1.28%
16Y -0.30 03/2000
02/2016
0.95$ 1.43 1.25$ 4.74 2.09$ 8.46 3.66$ 12.12 08/1982
07/1998
6.23$ 3.84 1.09%
17Y -0.41 03/1992
02/2009
0.93$ 1.93 1.38$ 4.62 2.15$ 8.37 3.92$ 12.11 08/1982
07/1999
6.97$ 3.34 0.22%
18Y -0.54 03/1991
02/2009
0.90$ 1.96 1.41$ 4.21 2.09$ 7.95 3.96$ 11.66 08/1982
07/2000
7.27$ 3.80 0.23%
19Y -0.73 03/1990
02/2009
0.86$ 2.14 1.49$ 4.57 2.33$ 8.06 4.36$ 10.01 05/1980
04/1999
6.12$ 4.22 0.95%
20Y -0.85 03/1989
02/2009
0.84$ 2.30 1.57$ 4.53 2.42$ 7.69 4.40$ 10.34 04/1980
03/2000
7.15$ 4.31 0.73%
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 +11.37% +59.60%
Sep 1985 - Aug 1986
-50.42%
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
25.39%
162 out of 638
US Inflation Adjusted +7.21% +57.12%
Sep 1985 - Aug 1986
-50.43%
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
32.92%
210 out of 638
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 +10.18% +55.86%
Oct 1985 - Sep 1987
-29.43%
Mar 2007 - Feb 2009
17.41%
109 out of 626
US Inflation Adjusted +5.56% +51.31%
Oct 1985 - Sep 1987
-30.85%
Mar 2007 - Feb 2009
26.68%
167 out of 626
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 +9.38% +47.48%
Aug 1984 - Jul 1987
-19.43%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2003
16.61%
102 out of 614
US Inflation Adjusted +5.39% +43.17%
Aug 1984 - Jul 1987
-21.36%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2003
26.87%
165 out of 614
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 +8.76% +33.65%
Sep 1983 - Aug 1987
-10.67%
Apr 1999 - Mar 2003
15.28%
92 out of 602
US Inflation Adjusted +4.92% +29.29%
Sep 1983 - Aug 1987
-13.09%
Apr 1999 - Mar 2003
29.40%
177 out of 602
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 +8.92% +37.13%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1987
-6.95%
Apr 1998 - Mar 2003
11.86%
70 out of 590
US Inflation Adjusted +4.17% +32.95%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1987
-9.28%
Apr 1998 - Mar 2003
28.47%
168 out of 590
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 +8.11% +28.61%
Oct 1981 - Sep 1987
-2.20%
Mar 1997 - Feb 2003
6.06%
35 out of 578
US Inflation Adjusted +4.31% +24.35%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1988
-5.10%
Mar 1972 - Feb 1978
26.30%
152 out of 578
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 +8.11% +27.32%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1989
-3.24%
Mar 2002 - Feb 2009
1.59%
9 out of 566
US Inflation Adjusted +3.99% +22.95%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1989
-5.67%
Mar 2002 - Feb 2009
19.08%
108 out of 566
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 +7.86% +23.13%
Aug 1979 - Jul 1987
-4.79%
Mar 2001 - Feb 2009
1.81%
10 out of 554
US Inflation Adjusted +3.83% +18.49%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1990
-7.02%
Mar 2001 - Feb 2009
13.72%
76 out of 554
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 +8.02% +22.20%
Apr 1978 - Mar 1987
-6.10%
Mar 2000 - Feb 2009
2.58%
14 out of 542
US Inflation Adjusted +4.20% +15.34%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1991
-8.41%
Mar 2000 - Feb 2009
11.81%
64 out of 542
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 +8.25% +21.88%
Sep 1977 - Aug 1987
-3.82%
Mar 1999 - Feb 2009
4.34%
23 out of 530
US Inflation Adjusted +4.39% +14.48%
Sep 1977 - Aug 1987
-6.25%
Mar 1999 - Feb 2009
10.00%
53 out of 530
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 +8.22% +19.96%
Sep 1976 - Aug 1987
-2.70%
Mar 1998 - Feb 2009
2.70%
14 out of 518
US Inflation Adjusted +4.30% +13.20%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1993
-5.08%
Mar 1998 - Feb 2009
12.55%
65 out of 518
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Annualized Rolling Returns - 12 Years (144 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +7.91% +19.79%
Oct 1975 - Sep 1987
-1.01%
Mar 1997 - Feb 2009
1.19%
6 out of 506
US Inflation Adjusted +4.21% +12.64%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1994
-3.34%
Mar 1997 - Feb 2009
11.86%
60 out of 506
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Annualized Rolling Returns - 13 Years (156 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +7.72% +21.16%
Oct 1974 - Sep 1987
-0.10%
Mar 1996 - Feb 2009
0.20%
1 out of 494
US Inflation Adjusted +4.37% +13.77%
Oct 1974 - Sep 1987
-2.50%
Mar 1996 - Feb 2009
8.70%
43 out of 494
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Annualized Rolling Returns - 14 Years (168 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +7.40% +18.47%
Oct 1974 - Sep 1988
+1.29%
Mar 1995 - Feb 2009
0.00%
0 out of 482
US Inflation Adjusted +4.44% +11.63%
Jul 1982 - Jun 1996
-1.16%
Mar 1995 - Feb 2009
5.81%
28 out of 482
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Annualized Rolling Returns - 15 Years (180 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +7.33% +18.78%
Oct 1974 - Sep 1989
+0.99%
Mar 1994 - Feb 2009
0.00%
0 out of 470
US Inflation Adjusted +4.49% +12.60%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1997
-1.48%
Mar 1994 - Feb 2009
1.28%
6 out of 470
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Annualized Rolling Returns - 16 Years (192 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +7.30% +15.78%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1998
+1.81%
Mar 2000 - Feb 2016
0.00%
0 out of 458
US Inflation Adjusted +4.74% +12.12%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1998
-0.30%
Mar 2000 - Feb 2016
1.09%
5 out of 458
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Annualized Rolling Returns - 17 Years (204 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +7.20% +16.02%
Oct 1974 - Sep 1991
+2.13%
Mar 1992 - Feb 2009
0.00%
0 out of 446
US Inflation Adjusted +4.62% +12.11%
Aug 1982 - Jul 1999
-0.41%
Mar 1992 - Feb 2009
0.22%
1 out of 446
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Annualized Rolling Returns - 18 Years (216 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +7.14% +15.31%
Apr 1982 - Mar 2000
+2.01%
Mar 1991 - Feb 2009
0.00%
0 out of 434
US Inflation Adjusted +4.21% +11.66%
Aug 1982 - Jul 2000
-0.54%
Mar 1991 - Feb 2009
0.23%
1 out of 434
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Annualized Rolling Returns - 19 Years (228 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +7.39% +15.10%
Oct 1974 - Sep 1993
+1.96%
Mar 1990 - Feb 2009
0.00%
0 out of 422
US Inflation Adjusted +4.57% +10.01%
May 1980 - Apr 1999
-0.73%
Mar 1990 - Feb 2009
0.95%
4 out of 422
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Annualized Rolling Returns - 20 Years (240 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +7.59% +14.71%
Oct 1974 - Sep 1994
+1.97%
Mar 1989 - Feb 2009
0.00%
0 out of 410
US Inflation Adjusted +4.53% +10.34%
Apr 1980 - Mar 2000
-0.85%
Mar 1989 - Feb 2009
0.73%
3 out of 410
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