Backtest Portfolio Asset Allocation

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Portfolio Analysis Results (Sep 2018 - Dec 2019)

Portfolio Allocations

Portfolio 1
Ticker Name Allocation
NTSX WisdomTree 90/60 US Balanced 31.00%
GLD SPDR Gold Shares 32.00%
VMMSX Vanguard Emerg Mkts Sel Stk Inv 4.00%
VINEX Vanguard International Explorer Inv 4.00%
VIESX Virtus KAR Emerging Markets Small-Cap I 14.00%
JOHIX JOHCM International Select I 15.00%
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Portfolio 2
Ticker Name Allocation
SPY SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust 30.00%
VXUS Vanguard Total International Stock ETF 30.00%
BND Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF 40.00%
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Portfolio 3
Ticker Name Allocation
SPY SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust 100.00%
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Portfolio Returns

Portfolio performance statistics
PortfolioInitial BalanceFinal BalanceCAGRStdevBest YearWorst YearMax. DrawdownSharpe RatioSortino RatioUS Mkt Correlation
Portfolio 1$10,000$11,672 12.29% 9.51%22.83%-4.97%-4.97% 1.042.020.86
Portfolio 2$10,000$11,119 8.28% 9.18%19.43%-6.89%-6.92% 0.681.030.96
Portfolio 3$10,000$11,415 10.44% 16.34%31.22%-13.01%-13.52% 0.560.791.00
   
Notes on results:
  • Past performance is no guarantee of future results, which may vary. All use is subject to terms of service.
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  • All portfolio returns presented are hypothetical and backtested. Hypothetical returns do not reflect trading costs, transaction fees, or taxes.
  • The results are based on information from a variety of sources we consider reliable, but we do not represent that the information is accurate or complete.
  • The results do not constitute investment advice or recommendation, are provided solely for informational purposes, and are not an offer to buy or sell any securities.
  • The results are based on the total return of assets and assume that all received dividends and distributions are reinvested.
  • The annual results for 2018 are based on monthly returns from September to December
  • CAGR = Compound Annual Growth Rate
  • Stdev = Annualized standard deviation of monthly returns
  • Sharpe and Sortino ratios are calculated and annualized from monthly excess returns over risk free rate (3-month treasury bill)
  • Stock market correlation is based on the correlation of monthly returns
  • Drawdown analysis is calculated based on monthly returns excluding cashflows
  • The backtested results assume annual rebalancing of portfolio assets to match the specified allocation
  • Portfolio cashflows and rebalancing for quarterly and annual periods are aligned with calendar periods.
Annual returns for the configured portfolios
YearInflationReturnBalanceWisdomTree 90/60 US Balanced (NTSX)SPDR Gold Shares (GLD)Vanguard Emerg Mkts Sel Stk Inv (VMMSX)Vanguard International Explorer Inv (VINEX)Virtus KAR Emerging Markets Small-Cap I (VIESX)JOHCM International Select I (JOHIX)SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY)Vanguard Total International Stock ETF (VXUS)Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND)
Portfolio 1Portfolio 2Portfolio 3Portfolio 1Portfolio 2Portfolio 3
2018-0.36%-4.97%-6.89%-13.01%$9,503$9,311$8,699-11.24%6.82%-5.80%-19.98%-6.68%-11.38%-13.01%-11.42%1.08%
20192.29%22.83%19.43%31.22%$11,672$11,119$11,41532.15%17.86%21.39%21.91%18.28%19.04%31.22%21.75%8.83%
Annual returns for 2018 are based on partial year data
Monthly returns for the configured portfolios
YearMonthReturnBalanceWisdomTree 90/60 US Balanced (NTSX)SPDR Gold Shares (GLD)Vanguard Emerg Mkts Sel Stk Inv (VMMSX)Vanguard International Explorer Inv (VINEX)Virtus KAR Emerging Markets Small-Cap I (VIESX)JOHCM International Select I (JOHIX)SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY)Vanguard Total International Stock ETF (VXUS)Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND)
Portfolio 1Portfolio 2Portfolio 3Portfolio 1Portfolio 2Portfolio 3
20189-0.18%0.02%0.59%$9,982$10,002$10,059-0.12%-0.66%0.43%-1.17%-0.85%1.41%0.59%0.21%-0.55%
201810-4.27%-5.00%-6.91%$9,555$9,502$9,364-5.95%2.12%-7.34%-11.76%-8.03%-8.03%-6.91%-8.56%-0.86%
2018111.04%1.30%1.85%$9,654$9,626$9,5381.49%0.34%4.42%-0.39%2.88%-0.51%1.85%1.68%0.64%
201812-1.57%-3.27%-8.79%$9,503$9,311$8,699-6.90%4.94%-3.04%-7.88%-0.53%-4.50%-8.79%-4.93%1.87%
201915.79%5.15%8.01%$10,052$9,790$9,3967.86%2.89%9.52%8.36%5.01%6.73%8.01%7.67%1.11%
201921.41%1.47%3.24%$10,194$9,933$9,7002.48%-0.61%0.14%1.78%2.86%2.25%3.24%1.63%-0.09%
201931.56%1.54%1.81%$10,354$10,086$9,8762.86%-1.60%1.97%0.06%4.30%2.92%1.81%0.77%1.94%
201941.48%2.12%4.09%$10,507$10,300$10,2793.45%-0.66%2.30%4.27%1.70%0.31%4.09%2.77%-0.02%
20195-2.76%-3.03%-6.38%$10,217$9,988$9,624-4.27%1.76%-7.11%-7.73%-5.25%-3.18%-6.38%-5.42%1.83%
201966.51%4.37%6.96%$10,882$10,425$10,2936.63%8.00%6.34%5.69%4.28%5.63%6.96%5.77%1.25%
201970.18%-0.07%1.51%$10,901$10,418$10,4491.33%0.01%-1.73%-2.13%0.56%-1.19%1.51%-1.99%0.15%
201981.45%-0.13%-1.67%$11,060$10,404$10,2740.40%7.91%-4.45%-3.20%-3.36%-2.29%-1.67%-2.17%2.77%
20199-0.56%1.19%1.95%$10,998$10,528$10,4741.09%-3.39%2.04%2.68%0.75%-0.53%1.95%2.73%-0.57%
2019102.08%1.84%2.21%$11,227$10,722$10,7061.65%2.56%3.94%4.68%0.99%1.86%2.21%3.43%0.31%
2019110.79%1.44%3.62%$11,316$10,876$11,0933.07%-3.21%0.73%2.90%1.38%3.35%3.62%0.99%-0.04%
2019123.14%2.23%2.90%$11,672$11,119$11,4152.16%3.66%7.06%3.68%4.22%2.19%2.90%4.38%-0.07%

Holdings Based Style Analysis for Portfolio 1

Holdings Based Style Analysis for Portfolio 1
TickerNameCategoryDurationERWeightReturn ContributionRisk Contribution
NTSXWisdomTree 90/60 US BalancedLarge Blend0.20%31.00%$59940.32%
GLDSPDR Gold SharesCommodities Precious Metals0.40%32.00%$76113.25%
VMMSXVanguard Emerg Mkts Sel Stk InvDiversified Emerging Mkts0.94%4.00%$58.126.06%
VINEXVanguard International Explorer InvForeign Small/Mid Growth0.39%4.00%$3.376.92%
VIESXVirtus KAR Emerging Markets Small-Cap IDiversified Emerging Mkts1.62%14.00%$15015.27%
JOHIXJOHCM International Select IForeign Large Growth0.99%15.00%$10118.18%

Asset Allocation

Equity Market Capitalization

Equity Sectors

Fixed Income Maturity

Holdings Based Style Analysis for Portfolio 2

Holdings Based Style Analysis for Portfolio 2
TickerNameCategoryDurationERWeightReturn ContributionRisk Contribution
SPYSPDR S&P 500 ETF TrustLarge Blend0.09%30.00%$48252.03%
VXUSVanguard Total International Stock ETFForeign Large Blend0.09%30.00%$26547.98%
BNDVanguard Total Bond Market ETFIntermediate Core Bond6.260.04%40.00%$372-0.01%

Asset Allocation

Equity Market Capitalization

Equity Sectors

Fixed Income Credit Quality

Fixed Income Maturity

Holdings Based Style Analysis for Portfolio 3

Holdings Based Style Analysis for Portfolio 3
TickerNameCategoryERWeightReturn ContributionRisk Contribution
SPYSPDR S&P 500 ETF TrustLarge Blend0.09%100.00%$1,415100.00%

Asset Allocation

Equity Market Capitalization

Equity Sectors

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Portfolio return and risk metrics
MetricPortfolio 1Portfolio 2Portfolio 3
Arithmetic Mean (monthly)1.01%0.70%0.94%
Arithmetic Mean (annualized)12.76%8.71%11.84%
Geometric Mean (monthly)0.97%0.67%0.83%
Geometric Mean (annualized)12.29%8.28%10.44%
Volatility (monthly)2.75%2.65%4.72%
Volatility (annualized)9.51%9.18%16.34%
Downside Deviation (monthly)1.34%1.68%3.25%
Max. Drawdown-4.97%-6.92%-13.52%
US Market Correlation0.860.961.00
Beta(*)0.480.520.96
Alpha (annualized)7.29%3.18%1.64%
R273.12%92.80%99.80%
Sharpe Ratio1.040.680.56
Sortino Ratio2.021.030.79
Treynor Ratio (%)20.8512.069.52
Active Return3.29%-0.72%1.44%
Tracking Error10.20%8.59%1.04%
Information Ratio0.32-0.081.39
Skewness0.24-0.63-0.85
Excess Kurtosis0.660.500.25
Historical Value-at-Risk (5%)-4.27%-5.00%-8.79%
Analytical Value-at-Risk (5%)-3.36%-3.49%-6.82%
Conditional Value-at-Risk (5%)N/AN/AN/A
Upside Capture Ratio (%)57.0855.74100.72
Downside Capture Ratio (%)29.9547.0494.74
Safe Withdrawal Rate52.04%50.33%49.06%
Perpetual Withdrawal Rate6.56%4.26%5.51%
Positive Periods11 out of 16 (68.75%)11 out of 16 (68.75%)12 out of 16 (75.00%)
Gain/Loss Ratio1.240.900.54
* US stock market is used as the benchmark for calculations. Value-at-risk metrics are based on monthly values.

Drawdowns for Portfolio 1

Drawdowns for Portfolio 1
RankStartEndLengthRecovery ByRecovery TimeUnderwater PeriodDrawdown
1Sep 2018Dec 20184 monthsJan 20191 month5 months-4.97%
2May 2019May 20191 monthJun 20191 month2 months-2.76%
3Sep 2019Sep 20191 monthOct 20191 month2 months-0.56%

Drawdowns for Portfolio 2

Drawdowns for Portfolio 2
RankStartEndLengthRecovery ByRecovery TimeUnderwater PeriodDrawdown
1Oct 2018Dec 20183 monthsMar 20193 months6 months-6.92%
2May 2019May 20191 monthJun 20191 month2 months-3.03%
3Jul 2019Aug 20192 monthsSep 20191 month3 months-0.20%

Drawdowns for Portfolio 3

Drawdowns for Portfolio 3
RankStartEndLengthRecovery ByRecovery TimeUnderwater PeriodDrawdown
1Oct 2018Dec 20183 monthsApr 20194 months7 months-13.52%
2May 2019May 20191 monthJun 20191 month2 months-6.38%
3Aug 2019Aug 20191 monthSep 20191 month2 months-1.67%

Portfolio Assets

Performance statistics for portfolio components
TickerNameCAGRStdevBest YearWorst YearMax. DrawdownSharpe RatioSortino RatioUS Mkt Correlation
NTSXWisdomTree 90/60 US Balanced12.71%13.76%32.15%-11.24%-11.24%0.781.200.98
GLDSPDR Gold Shares18.85%11.88%17.86%6.82%-4.10%1.343.40-0.15
VMMSXVanguard Emerg Mkts Sel Stk Inv10.58%16.78%21.39%-5.80%-7.34%0.550.890.85
VINEXVanguard International Explorer Inv-1.84%19.00%21.91%-19.98%-19.98%-0.12-0.150.95
VIESXVirtus KAR Emerging Markets Small-Cap I7.69%12.65%18.28%-6.68%-8.81%0.480.660.81
JOHIXJOHCM International Select I4.09%13.01%19.04%-11.38%-12.62%0.210.300.90
SPYSPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust10.44%16.34%31.22%-13.01%-13.52%0.560.791.00
VXUSVanguard Total International Stock ETF5.83%14.85%21.75%-11.42%-11.61%0.310.440.93
BNDVanguard Total Bond Market ETF7.42%3.70%8.83%1.08%-1.40%1.393.86-0.19

Monthly Correlations

Correlations for the portfolio assets
TickerNameNTSXGLDVMMSXVINEXVIESXJOHIXSPYVXUSBNDPortfolio 1Portfolio 2Portfolio 3
NTSXWisdomTree 90/60 US Balanced1.00-0.050.820.930.800.910.980.91-0.030.900.970.98
GLDSPDR Gold Shares-0.051.000.00-0.10-0.11-0.06-0.15-0.030.570.33-0.00-0.15
VMMSXVanguard Emerg Mkts Sel Stk Inv0.820.001.000.900.900.840.850.95-0.130.860.910.85
VINEXVanguard International Explorer Inv0.93-0.100.901.000.850.910.950.98-0.130.860.970.95
VIESXVirtus KAR Emerging Markets Small-Cap I0.80-0.110.900.851.000.860.810.880.020.820.880.81
JOHIXJOHCM International Select I0.91-0.060.840.910.861.000.900.910.030.880.940.90
SPYSPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust0.98-0.150.850.950.810.901.000.93-0.200.860.961.00
VXUSVanguard Total International Stock ETF0.91-0.030.950.980.880.910.931.00-0.090.900.980.93
BNDVanguard Total Bond Market ETF-0.030.57-0.13-0.130.020.03-0.20-0.091.000.20-0.00-0.20

Portfolio Return Decomposition

Portfolio return decomposition
TickerNamePortfolio 1Portfolio 2Portfolio 3
NTSXWisdomTree 90/60 US Balanced$599
GLDSPDR Gold Shares$761
VMMSXVanguard Emerg Mkts Sel Stk Inv$58.12
VINEXVanguard International Explorer Inv$3.37
VIESXVirtus KAR Emerging Markets Small-Cap I$150
JOHIXJOHCM International Select I$101
SPYSPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust$482$1,415
VXUSVanguard Total International Stock ETF$265
BNDVanguard Total Bond Market ETF$372

Portfolio Risk Decomposition

Portfolio risk decomposition
TickerNamePortfolio 1Portfolio 2Portfolio 3
NTSXWisdomTree 90/60 US Balanced40.32%
GLDSPDR Gold Shares13.25%
VMMSXVanguard Emerg Mkts Sel Stk Inv6.06%
VINEXVanguard International Explorer Inv6.92%
VIESXVirtus KAR Emerging Markets Small-Cap I15.27%
JOHIXJOHCM International Select I18.18%
SPYSPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust52.03%100.00%
VXUSVanguard Total International Stock ETF47.98%
BNDVanguard Total Bond Market ETF-0.01%

Annual Asset Returns