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Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio
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Asset Allocation


BND 15%BNDX 5%VTI 50%VEA 30%BondBondEquityEquity
PositionCategory/SectorWeight
BND
Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF
Total Bond Market

15%

BNDX
Vanguard Total International Bond ETF
Total Bond Market

5%

VEA
Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF
Foreign Large Cap Equities

30%

VTI
Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF
Large Cap Growth Equities

50%

S&P 500

Performance

Performance Chart

The chart shows the growth of an initial investment of $10,000 in Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio, comparing it to the performance of the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. All prices have been adjusted for splits and dividends. The portfolio is rebalanced Quarterly


140.00%160.00%180.00%200.00%220.00%240.00%FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJuly
159.39%
242.55%
Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio
Benchmark (^GSPC)
Portfolio components

The earliest data available for this chart is Jun 4, 2013, corresponding to the inception date of BNDX

Returns By Period

As of Jul 18, 2024, the Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio returned 11.05% Year-To-Date and 8.20% of annualized return in the last 10 years.


Year-To-Date1 month6 months1 year5 years (annualized)10 years (annualized)
^GSPC
S&P 500
17.16%2.10%17.92%22.68%13.47%10.97%
Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio11.05%2.46%11.55%16.33%9.69%8.19%
VTI
Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF
16.81%2.50%15.68%23.84%14.49%12.38%
BND
Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF
1.18%0.94%2.41%4.28%0.08%1.46%
VEA
Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF
8.34%3.44%10.93%12.08%7.41%4.96%
BNDX
Vanguard Total International Bond ETF
0.78%0.68%1.97%5.86%-0.27%2.01%

Monthly Returns

The table below presents the monthly returns of Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio, with color gradation from worst to best to easily spot seasonal factors. Returns are adjusted for dividends.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
20240.18%3.25%2.93%-3.63%4.03%1.21%11.05%
20236.78%-2.72%2.68%1.43%-1.08%4.69%2.75%-2.25%-4.01%-2.57%8.19%5.02%19.57%
2022-4.56%-2.26%1.26%-7.34%0.47%-7.16%6.77%-4.21%-8.35%5.72%7.05%-3.84%-16.72%
2021-0.54%1.99%2.49%3.56%1.32%1.12%1.27%1.78%-3.47%4.29%-2.05%3.10%15.59%
2020-0.54%-5.97%-11.59%9.17%4.55%2.33%3.94%4.99%-2.37%-2.10%10.35%4.12%15.72%
20196.73%2.52%1.25%2.82%-4.50%5.53%0.18%-1.09%1.70%2.04%2.28%2.47%23.71%
20183.82%-3.59%-0.95%0.47%1.02%-0.10%2.35%1.31%0.21%-6.41%1.28%-5.85%-6.78%
20172.01%2.30%0.95%1.34%1.68%0.65%1.87%0.25%1.89%1.65%1.78%1.18%18.99%
2016-4.26%-0.71%5.77%1.07%0.81%-0.08%3.37%0.19%0.61%-2.02%1.35%1.81%7.82%
2015-0.70%4.47%-0.84%1.36%0.53%-1.95%1.49%-5.29%-2.45%6.03%0.03%-1.75%0.42%
2014-2.84%4.27%0.14%0.65%1.78%1.67%-1.73%2.39%-2.37%1.40%1.42%-1.05%5.63%
2013-2.09%4.50%-2.15%4.55%3.27%1.52%1.83%11.75%

Expense Ratio

Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio has an expense ratio of 0.04%, which is considered low compared to other funds. Below you can find the expense ratios of portfolio funds side-by-side and effortlessly compare their relative costs.


Expense ratio chart for BNDX: current value at 0.07% compared with the broader market ranging from 0.00% to 2.12%.0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.07%
Expense ratio chart for VEA: current value at 0.05% compared with the broader market ranging from 0.00% to 2.12%.0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.05%
Expense ratio chart for VTI: current value at 0.03% compared with the broader market ranging from 0.00% to 2.12%.0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.03%
Expense ratio chart for BND: current value at 0.03% compared with the broader market ranging from 0.00% to 2.12%.0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.03%

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank

The current rank of Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio is 33, suggesting that the investment has average results relative to other portfolios in terms of risk-adjusted performance. This ranking is determined by the cumulative values of the indicators listed below.


The Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank of Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio is 3333
Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio
The Sharpe Ratio Rank of Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio is 3434Sharpe Ratio Rank
The Sortino Ratio Rank of Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio is 3636Sortino Ratio Rank
The Omega Ratio Rank of Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio is 3535Omega Ratio Rank
The Calmar Ratio Rank of Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio is 2929Calmar Ratio Rank
The Martin Ratio Rank of Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio is 3232Martin Ratio Rank
The risk-adjusted ranks indicate the investment's position relative to the market. A rank closer to 100 signifies top-performing investments, while a rank closer to 0 might suggest underperformance, based on the selected ratio. The values are calculated based on the past 12 months of returns.

Risk-Adjusted Performance Indicators

This table presents a comparison of risk-adjusted performance metrics for positions. Risk-adjusted metrics are performance indicators that assess an investment's returns in relation to its risk, enabling a more accurate comparison of different investment options.


Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio, currently valued at 1.73, compared to the broader market-1.000.001.002.003.004.005.001.73
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio, currently valued at 2.53, compared to the broader market-2.000.002.004.006.002.53
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio, currently valued at 1.31, compared to the broader market0.801.001.201.401.601.801.31
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio, currently valued at 1.16, compared to the broader market0.002.004.006.008.0010.001.16
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio, currently valued at 5.36, compared to the broader market0.0010.0020.0030.0040.005.36
^GSPC
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 2.10, compared to the broader market-1.000.001.002.003.004.005.002.10
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 2.94, compared to the broader market-2.000.002.004.006.002.94
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.37, compared to the broader market0.801.001.201.401.601.801.37
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.66, compared to the broader market0.002.004.006.008.0010.001.66
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 7.83, compared to the broader market0.0010.0020.0030.0040.007.83

Portfolio components
Sharpe ratioSortino ratioOmega ratioCalmar ratioMartin ratio
VTI
Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF
2.102.941.371.727.62
BND
Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF
0.640.961.110.231.77
VEA
Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF
1.001.481.180.732.94
BNDX
Vanguard Total International Bond ETF
1.271.951.210.434.45

Sharpe Ratio

The current Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio Sharpe ratio is 1.73. This value is calculated based on the past 1 year of trading data and takes into account price changes and dividends.

Compared to the broad market, where average Sharpe ratios range from 1.63 to 2.48, this portfolio's current Sharpe ratio lies between the 25th and 75th percentiles. This indicates that the its risk-adjusted performance is in line with the majority of portfolios. This suggests a balanced approach to risk and return, which might be suitable for a broad range of investors.

Use the chart below to compare the Sharpe ratio of Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio with the selected benchmark, providing insights into the investment's historical performance in terms of risk-adjusted returns. Go to the Sharpe ratio tool for more fine-grained control over the calculation options.


Rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio1.001.502.002.503.00FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJuly
1.73
2.10
Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio
Benchmark (^GSPC)
Portfolio components

Dividends

Dividend yield

Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio granted a 2.39% dividend yield in the last twelve months.


TTM20232022202120202019201820172016201520142013
Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio2.39%2.35%2.17%2.04%1.71%2.38%2.60%2.18%2.35%2.33%2.48%2.11%
VTI
Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF
1.33%1.44%1.66%1.21%1.42%1.78%2.04%1.71%1.92%1.98%1.76%1.74%
BND
Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF
3.39%3.09%2.60%1.97%2.22%2.72%2.81%2.54%2.51%2.57%2.79%2.78%
VEA
Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF
3.26%3.15%2.91%3.16%2.04%3.04%3.35%2.77%3.05%2.92%3.68%2.60%
BNDX
Vanguard Total International Bond ETF
4.69%4.42%1.51%3.74%1.11%3.40%3.01%2.23%1.89%1.63%1.54%0.86%

Drawdowns

Drawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


-5.00%-4.00%-3.00%-2.00%-1.00%0.00%FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJuly
-0.87%
-1.39%
Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio
Benchmark (^GSPC)
Portfolio components

Worst Drawdowns

The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio. A maximum drawdown is a measure of risk, indicating the largest reduction in portfolio value due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown for the Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio was 28.24%, occurring on Mar 23, 2020. Recovery took 99 trading sessions.

The current Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio drawdown is 0.87%.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-28.24%Feb 13, 202027Mar 23, 202099Aug 12, 2020126
-24.38%Nov 9, 2021233Oct 12, 2022327Feb 1, 2024560
-15.13%Jan 29, 2018229Dec 24, 201875Apr 12, 2019304
-13.8%May 22, 2015183Feb 11, 2016117Jul 29, 2016300
-6.87%Jul 7, 201473Oct 16, 201427Nov 24, 2014100

Volatility

Volatility Chart

The current Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio volatility is 1.94%, representing the average percentage change in the investments's value, either up or down over the past month. The chart below shows the rolling one-month volatility.


1.50%2.00%2.50%3.00%3.50%4.00%FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJuly
1.94%
2.59%
Bogleheads Four-fund Portfolio
Benchmark (^GSPC)
Portfolio components

Diversification

Asset Correlations Table

The table below displays the correlation coefficients between the individual components of the portfolio, the entire portfolio, and the chosen benchmark.

BNDXBNDVEAVTI
BNDX1.000.72-0.01-0.02
BND0.721.000.00-0.04
VEA-0.010.001.000.82
VTI-0.02-0.040.821.00
The correlation results are calculated based on daily price changes starting from Jun 5, 2013