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Aim Ways Shield plus Foreign
Performance
Risk-Adjusted Performance
Dividends
Drawdowns
Volatility
Diversification

Asset Allocation


IEI 16%SPHY 11%VCIT 10%GLD 18%SPY 18%QQQ 16%VEA 4%USMV 4%VGT 3%BondBondCommodityCommodityEquityEquity
PositionCategory/SectorWeight
GLD
SPDR Gold Trust
Precious Metals, Gold

18%

IEI
iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond ETF
Government Bonds

16%

LQD
iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF
Corporate Bonds

0%

QQQ
Invesco QQQ
Large Cap Blend Equities

16%

SCHD
Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF
Large Cap Growth Equities, Dividend

0%

SPHY
SPDR Portfolio High Yield Bond ETF
High Yield Bonds

11%

SPY
SPDR S&P 500 ETF
Large Cap Growth Equities

18%

USMV
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF
Large Cap Growth Equities

4%

VCIT
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF
Corporate Bonds

10%

VEA
Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF
Foreign Large Cap Equities

4%

VGT
Vanguard Information Technology ETF
Technology Equities

3%

VIG
Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF
Large Cap Growth Equities, Dividend

0%

S&P 500

Performance

Performance Chart

The chart shows the growth of an initial investment of $10,000 in Aim Ways Shield plus Foreign, 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


150.00%200.00%250.00%300.00%NovemberDecember2024FebruaryMarchApril
160.61%
265.78%
Aim Ways Shield plus Foreign
Benchmark (^GSPC)
Portfolio components

The earliest data available for this chart is Jun 19, 2012, corresponding to the inception date of SPHY

Returns By Period

As of Apr 20, 2024, the Aim Ways Shield plus Foreign returned 3.42% Year-To-Date and 8.50% of annualized return in the last 10 years.


Year-To-Date1 month6 months1 year5 years (annualized)10 years (annualized)
^GSPC
S&P 500
4.14%-4.93%17.59%20.28%11.33%10.22%
Aim Ways Shield plus Foreign3.42%-1.42%13.78%15.25%9.58%8.50%
SPY
SPDR S&P 500 ETF
4.50%-5.00%18.41%21.87%12.91%12.20%
QQQ
Invesco QQQ
1.39%-7.11%17.38%31.84%17.69%17.84%
LQD
iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF
-4.05%-3.00%8.79%0.55%0.71%2.14%
IEI
iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond ETF
-2.24%-1.60%2.91%-0.50%0.07%0.94%
GLD
SPDR Gold Trust
15.62%10.32%20.39%19.96%13.00%5.92%
VEA
Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF
0.49%-4.16%15.67%6.82%5.78%4.48%
USMV
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF
3.61%-2.65%13.37%11.19%8.24%10.44%
VCIT
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF
-2.71%-2.36%7.76%1.99%1.18%2.45%
SPHY
SPDR Portfolio High Yield Bond ETF
0.12%-1.61%9.16%8.67%3.77%3.95%
VGT
Vanguard Information Technology ETF
-0.61%-9.16%17.56%27.89%18.72%19.49%
SCHD
Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF
1.47%-3.44%12.63%8.62%10.79%10.98%
VIG
Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF
2.63%-3.93%14.62%13.43%11.18%10.89%

Monthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
20240.51%1.87%2.97%
2023-3.64%0.02%6.29%3.60%

Expense Ratio

The Aim Ways Shield plus Foreign features an expense ratio of 0.17%, falling within the medium range. Below you can find the expense ratios of portfolio funds side-by-side and effortlessly compare their relative costs.


0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.40%
0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.20%
0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.15%
0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.15%
0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.10%
0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.10%
0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.09%
0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.06%
0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.06%
0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.05%

Risk-Adjusted Performance

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.


Aim Ways Shield plus Foreign
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for Aim Ways Shield plus Foreign, currently valued at 1.98, compared to the broader market-1.000.001.002.003.004.001.98
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for Aim Ways Shield plus Foreign, currently valued at 3.00, compared to the broader market-2.000.002.004.006.003.00
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for Aim Ways Shield plus Foreign, currently valued at 1.35, compared to the broader market0.801.001.201.401.601.801.35
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for Aim Ways Shield plus Foreign, currently valued at 1.82, compared to the broader market0.002.004.006.008.001.82
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for Aim Ways Shield plus Foreign, currently valued at 7.59, compared to the broader market0.0010.0020.0030.0040.007.59
^GSPC
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.66, compared to the broader market-1.000.001.002.003.004.001.66
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 2.44, compared to the broader market-2.000.002.004.006.002.44
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.29, compared to the broader market0.801.001.201.401.601.801.29
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.27, compared to the broader market0.002.004.006.008.001.27
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 6.65, compared to the broader market0.0010.0020.0030.0040.006.65

Portfolio components
Sharpe ratioSortino ratioOmega ratioCalmar ratioMartin ratio
SPY
SPDR S&P 500 ETF
1.822.651.321.567.54
QQQ
Invesco QQQ
1.902.671.321.389.67
LQD
iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF
0.110.221.020.040.30
IEI
iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond ETF
-0.04-0.021.00-0.02-0.08
GLD
SPDR Gold Trust
1.602.441.291.494.26
VEA
Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF
0.570.891.110.431.74
USMV
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF
1.311.911.231.105.49
VCIT
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF
0.330.531.060.130.96
SPHY
SPDR Portfolio High Yield Bond ETF
1.512.331.281.057.99
VGT
Vanguard Information Technology ETF
1.462.091.251.325.99
SCHD
Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF
0.661.011.120.582.18
VIG
Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF
1.341.981.231.384.44

Sharpe Ratio

The current Aim Ways Shield plus Foreign Sharpe ratio is 1.98. A Sharpe ratio greater than 1.0 is considered acceptable.

-1.000.001.002.003.004.001.98

The Sharpe ratio of Aim Ways Shield plus Foreign lies between the 25th and 75th percentiles. It indicates that the portfolio's 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.


Rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio0.501.001.502.002.503.00NovemberDecember2024FebruaryMarchApril
1.98
1.66
Aim Ways Shield plus Foreign
Benchmark (^GSPC)
Portfolio components

Dividends

Dividend yield

Aim Ways Shield plus Foreign granted a 2.27% dividend yield in the last twelve months.


TTM20232022202120202019201820172016201520142013
Aim Ways Shield plus Foreign2.27%2.12%1.87%1.45%1.62%1.95%1.89%1.72%1.80%1.79%1.79%1.72%
SPY
SPDR S&P 500 ETF
1.36%1.40%1.65%1.20%1.52%1.75%2.04%1.80%2.03%2.06%1.87%1.81%
QQQ
Invesco QQQ
0.64%0.62%0.80%0.43%0.55%0.74%0.91%0.84%1.06%0.99%1.41%1.01%
LQD
iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF
4.34%3.99%3.30%2.30%2.66%3.29%3.67%3.10%3.34%3.47%3.39%3.83%
IEI
iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond ETF
2.69%2.36%1.37%0.73%1.12%2.01%1.95%1.51%1.33%1.39%1.23%0.77%
GLD
SPDR Gold Trust
0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
VEA
Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF
3.42%3.15%2.91%3.16%2.04%3.04%3.35%2.77%3.05%2.92%3.68%2.60%
USMV
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF
1.81%1.82%1.62%1.26%1.81%1.88%2.12%1.77%2.22%2.02%1.88%2.18%
VCIT
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF
4.06%3.72%3.03%2.87%2.78%3.37%3.61%3.21%3.29%3.34%3.34%4.00%
SPHY
SPDR Portfolio High Yield Bond ETF
7.76%7.30%6.47%5.14%5.63%5.73%4.09%4.41%4.27%4.29%3.98%4.41%
VGT
Vanguard Information Technology ETF
0.75%0.65%0.91%0.64%0.82%1.11%1.29%0.99%1.31%1.28%1.12%1.05%
SCHD
Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF
3.49%3.49%3.39%2.78%3.16%2.98%3.06%2.63%2.89%2.97%2.63%2.47%
VIG
Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF
1.85%1.88%1.96%1.55%1.63%1.71%2.08%1.88%2.14%2.34%1.95%1.84%

Drawdowns

Drawdowns Chart

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


-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%NovemberDecember2024FebruaryMarchApril
-2.48%
-5.46%
Aim Ways Shield plus Foreign
Benchmark (^GSPC)
Portfolio components

Worst Drawdowns

The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the Aim Ways Shield plus Foreign. 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 Aim Ways Shield plus Foreign was 19.99%, occurring on Oct 14, 2022. Recovery took 284 trading sessions.

The current Aim Ways Shield plus Foreign drawdown is 2.48%.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-19.99%Dec 28, 2021202Oct 14, 2022284Dec 1, 2023486
-18.58%Feb 20, 202022Mar 20, 202053Jun 5, 202075
-7.91%Aug 30, 201880Dec 24, 201828Feb 5, 2019108
-6.66%May 19, 201569Aug 25, 2015140Mar 16, 2016209
-5.94%Sep 3, 202014Sep 23, 202048Dec 1, 202062

Volatility

Volatility Chart

The current Aim Ways Shield plus Foreign volatility is 2.10%, 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%4.50%5.00%NovemberDecember2024FebruaryMarchApril
2.10%
3.15%
Aim Ways Shield plus Foreign
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.

GLDVCITIEILQDSPHYVEASCHDVGTQQQUSMVVIGSPY
GLD1.000.350.390.330.090.130.010.000.010.050.010.01
VCIT0.351.000.820.910.290.100.040.080.090.150.070.06
IEI0.390.821.000.760.12-0.13-0.19-0.15-0.14-0.07-0.16-0.19
LQD0.330.910.761.000.310.120.070.120.130.180.110.10
SPHY0.090.290.120.311.000.410.380.390.390.390.400.42
VEA0.130.10-0.130.120.411.000.760.710.720.720.780.82
SCHD0.010.04-0.190.070.380.761.000.690.680.850.920.87
VGT0.000.08-0.150.120.390.710.691.000.960.720.780.89
QQQ0.010.09-0.140.130.390.720.680.961.000.730.770.90
USMV0.050.15-0.070.180.390.720.850.720.731.000.930.88
VIG0.010.07-0.160.110.400.780.920.780.770.931.000.94
SPY0.010.06-0.190.100.420.820.870.890.900.880.941.00