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Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF (SCHA)
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ETF Info

ISINUS8085246077
CUSIP808524607
IssuerCharles Schwab
Inception DateNov 3, 2009
RegionNorth America (U.S.)
CategorySmall Cap Growth Equities
Index TrackedDow Jones U.S. Small-Cap Total Stock Market Total Return Index
Home Pagewww.schwabassetmanagement.com
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Small-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

Expense Ratio

SCHA has an expense ratio of 0.04% which is considered to be low.


Expense ratio chart for SCHA: current value at 0.04% compared with the broader market ranging from 0.00% to 2.12%.0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.04%

Share Price Chart


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Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF

Popular comparisons: SCHA vs. VB, SCHA vs. IJR, SCHA vs. FNDA, SCHA vs. SWSSX, SCHA vs. SCHD, SCHA vs. SCHV, SCHA vs. SCHB, SCHA vs. CALF, SCHA vs. SCHX, SCHA vs. VBK

Performance

Performance Chart

The chart shows the growth of an initial investment of $10,000 in Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF, comparing it to the performance of the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. All prices have been adjusted for splits and dividends.


300.00%320.00%340.00%360.00%380.00%400.00%December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
384.67%
406.70%
SCHA (Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

S&P 500

Returns By Period

Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF had a return of 3.33% year-to-date (YTD) and 20.37% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF had an annualized return of 8.08%, while the S&P 500 had an annualized return of 10.90%, indicating that Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF did not perform as well as the benchmark.


PeriodReturnBenchmark
Year-To-Date3.33%11.05%
1 month6.56%4.86%
6 months18.28%17.50%
1 year20.37%27.37%
5 years (annualized)8.32%13.14%
10 years (annualized)8.08%10.90%

Monthly Returns

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


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
2024-3.77%4.86%3.53%-6.46%3.33%
202310.44%-1.86%-4.19%-1.79%-1.70%8.58%5.25%-4.08%-5.99%-6.42%9.52%11.88%18.46%
2022-8.92%0.90%0.79%-9.04%-0.07%-9.09%10.44%-2.23%-9.93%10.69%3.63%-6.10%-19.81%
20213.98%6.33%1.52%2.79%0.36%1.54%-2.68%2.24%-3.15%4.46%-4.33%2.86%16.45%
2020-3.00%-8.40%-22.98%14.62%7.35%3.26%4.35%4.41%-3.63%2.20%17.89%8.51%19.34%
201912.01%4.94%-1.72%3.63%-7.41%6.89%1.32%-4.42%1.12%2.09%3.92%2.76%26.50%
20182.67%-3.99%0.86%0.67%5.49%0.46%1.63%4.61%-2.34%-10.56%1.60%-11.83%-11.76%
20171.02%1.95%-0.27%0.81%-1.81%2.86%1.14%-0.91%5.44%0.89%2.99%0.09%14.94%
2016-8.00%0.65%8.39%1.92%1.92%0.21%5.22%1.02%0.54%-4.24%9.65%2.33%19.98%
2015-2.59%6.16%1.34%-1.84%2.19%-0.20%-0.63%-6.27%-4.80%5.61%2.27%-4.63%-4.17%
2014-2.17%5.12%-0.32%-2.78%0.61%4.94%-5.36%4.99%-5.30%4.98%0.76%1.73%6.55%
20136.35%1.38%4.58%-0.30%4.19%-0.83%7.12%-3.08%5.91%3.24%3.52%2.22%39.50%

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank

The current rank of SCHA is 49, suggesting that the investment has average results relative to other ETFs 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 SCHA is 4949
SCHA (Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF)
The Sharpe Ratio Rank of SCHA is 5252Sharpe Ratio Rank
The Sortino Ratio Rank of SCHA is 5353Sortino Ratio Rank
The Omega Ratio Rank of SCHA is 4848Omega Ratio Rank
The Calmar Ratio Rank of SCHA is 4747Calmar Ratio Rank
The Martin Ratio Rank of SCHA is 4646Martin 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

The charts below present risk-adjusted performance metrics for Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF (SCHA) and compare them to a chosen benchmark (^GSPC). These indicators evaluate an investment's returns against its associated risks.


SCHA
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for SCHA, currently valued at 1.23, compared to the broader market0.002.004.001.23
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for SCHA, currently valued at 1.86, compared to the broader market-2.000.002.004.006.008.0010.001.86
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for SCHA, currently valued at 1.21, compared to the broader market0.501.001.502.002.501.21
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for SCHA, currently valued at 0.80, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.000.80
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for SCHA, currently valued at 3.68, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.003.68
^GSPC
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 2.49, compared to the broader market0.002.004.002.49
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 3.52, compared to the broader market-2.000.002.004.006.008.0010.003.52
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.43, compared to the broader market0.501.001.502.002.501.43
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 2.03, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.002.03
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 9.57, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.009.57

Sharpe Ratio

The current Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF Sharpe ratio is 1.23. This value is calculated based on the past 12 months of trading data and takes into account price changes and dividends.

Use the chart below to compare the Sharpe ratio of Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF 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 Ratio-0.500.000.501.001.502.002.503.00December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
1.23
2.49
SCHA (Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Dividends

Dividend History

Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF granted a 1.32% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.64 per share.


PeriodTTM20232022202120202019201820172016201520142013
Dividend$0.64$0.67$0.55$0.61$0.47$0.53$0.49$0.43$0.46$0.39$0.40$0.30

Dividend yield

1.32%1.42%1.37%1.19%1.05%1.39%1.62%1.24%1.50%1.48%1.45%1.14%

Monthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
2024$0.00$0.00$0.11$0.00$0.00$0.11
2023$0.00$0.00$0.14$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.00$0.00$0.23$0.67
2022$0.00$0.00$0.07$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.00$0.00$0.13$0.00$0.00$0.21$0.55
2021$0.00$0.00$0.11$0.00$0.00$0.11$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.00$0.00$0.25$0.61
2020$0.00$0.00$0.12$0.00$0.00$0.06$0.00$0.00$0.14$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.47
2019$0.00$0.00$0.09$0.00$0.00$0.12$0.00$0.00$0.13$0.00$0.00$0.19$0.53
2018$0.00$0.00$0.11$0.00$0.00$0.09$0.00$0.00$0.11$0.00$0.00$0.19$0.49
2017$0.00$0.00$0.09$0.00$0.00$0.11$0.00$0.00$0.08$0.00$0.00$0.16$0.43
2016$0.00$0.00$0.12$0.00$0.00$0.07$0.00$0.00$0.09$0.00$0.00$0.18$0.46
2015$0.00$0.00$0.09$0.00$0.00$0.08$0.00$0.00$0.09$0.00$0.00$0.12$0.39
2014$0.00$0.00$0.11$0.00$0.00$0.11$0.00$0.00$0.09$0.00$0.00$0.10$0.40
2013$0.06$0.00$0.00$0.08$0.00$0.00$0.07$0.00$0.00$0.09$0.30

Drawdowns

Drawdowns Chart

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


-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
-8.30%
-0.21%
SCHA (Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Worst Drawdowns

The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF. 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 Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF was 42.41%, occurring on Mar 23, 2020. Recovery took 161 trading sessions.

The current Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF drawdown is 8.30%.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-42.41%Jan 17, 202045Mar 23, 2020161Nov 9, 2020206
-30.79%Nov 9, 2021152Jun 16, 2022
-28.37%May 2, 2011108Oct 3, 2011234Sep 6, 2012342
-26.44%Sep 4, 201878Dec 24, 2018266Jan 15, 2020344
-24.96%Jun 24, 2015161Feb 11, 2016191Nov 11, 2016352

Volatility

Volatility Chart

The current Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF volatility is 4.09%, 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.


2.00%3.00%4.00%5.00%6.00%7.00%8.00%December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
4.09%
3.40%
SCHA (Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)