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Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Leveraged Portfolio

Last updated Aug 13, 2022

This is a leveraged alternative to the classical 40/60 Portfolio. It is implemented without borrowing money at the portfolio level but using leveraged ETFs. Note that leveraged ETFs may involve a substantial risk of loss and are not suitable for all investors.

Expense Ratio

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Dividend Yield

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10Y Annualized Return

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Sharpe Ratio

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Maximum Drawdown

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Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Leveraged PortfolioAsset Allocation

Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Leveraged PortfolioPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Leveraged Portfolio in Jan 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $101,180 for a total return of roughly 911.80%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends. The portfolio is rebalanced Quarterly

Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Leveraged Portfolio
Benchmark (^GSPC)
Portfolio components

Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Leveraged PortfolioReturns

As of Aug 13, 2022, the Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Leveraged Portfolio returned -35.16% Year-To-Date and 19.23% of annualized return in the last 10 years.

Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Leveraged Portfolio15.27%-20.94%-32.25%-25.53%14.58%16.60%
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Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Leveraged PortfolioSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Leveraged Portfolio Sharpe ratio is -0.43. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.

Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Leveraged Portfolio
Benchmark (^GSPC)
Portfolio components

Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Leveraged PortfolioDividends

Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Leveraged Portfolio granted a 0.93% dividend yield in the last twelve months.


Dividend yield


Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Leveraged PortfolioDrawdowns Chart

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

Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Leveraged Portfolio
Benchmark (^GSPC)
Portfolio components

Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Leveraged PortfolioWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Leveraged Portfolio. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Leveraged Portfolio is 46.01%, recorded on Jun 14, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.



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-46.01%Dec 28, 2021117Jun 14, 2022
-32.28%Mar 9, 20208Mar 18, 202050May 29, 202058
-19.01%Jan 29, 2018229Dec 24, 201856Mar 18, 2019285
-16.83%Feb 3, 2015165Sep 28, 2015128Apr 1, 2016293
-16.78%Sep 3, 202041Oct 30, 202042Dec 31, 202083
-14.13%May 22, 201364Aug 21, 201385Dec 20, 2013149
-13.41%Aug 24, 201658Nov 14, 2016105Apr 18, 2017163
-11.65%Jan 26, 202127Mar 4, 202127Apr 13, 202154
-10.08%Sep 3, 202126Oct 11, 202114Oct 29, 202140
-9.36%Feb 21, 20205Feb 27, 20206Mar 6, 202011

Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Leveraged PortfolioVolatility Chart

Current Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Leveraged Portfolio volatility is 38.03%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.

Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Leveraged Portfolio
Benchmark (^GSPC)
Portfolio components

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