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PowerShares Build America Bond (BAB) - ETF


Charts and data are derived from prices adjusted for both splits and distributions to emphasize total return.

ETF Symbol:
Avg Vol196k
52 wk High31.59
52 wk Low28.55
Inception:Nov 2009
(as of 2017-02-27)
Total Returns:
1 day-0.2%
5 day0.2%
1 month1.7%
3 month1.1%
6 month-5.4%
9 month-1.8%
1 year0.9%
Compare Funds:
Correlated Group: Fixed Income (View cGroup) (All Groups)


Correlated Funds

Most Directly Correlated
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iShares iBoxx$ Invst Grd Cp BdLQD0.81  
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iShares Barclays 20 Year Treasury Bond FundTLT0.80  
Least Correlated
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Most Inversely Correlated
Direxion Daily Regional Banks Bull 3XDPST-0.50  
iShares US Regional BanksIAT-0.50  
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PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETFKBWB-0.51  
ProShares UltraShort Lehman 7-10 Yr TrsyPST-0.80  
ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ TrsyTBT-0.80  
Direxion Daily 20+ Yr Trs Bear 3X SharesTMV-0.80  
ProShares Short 20+ Year TreasuryTBF-0.80  
ProShares UltraPro Short 20+ Year Treasury ETFTTT-0.81  
These 126 day (6 month) correlations can be considered short term, focusing on recent price movements.
Correlations are only calculated for actively traded funds. As of: 2017-02-24.

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