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iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology Index Fund (IBB) - ETF


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

ETF Symbol:
Avg Vol1m
52 wk High301.61
52 wk Low240.15
Inception:Feb 2001
(as of 2017-02-27)
Total Returns:
1 day2.9%
5 day1.3%
1 month9.8%
3 month5.2%
6 month5.5%
9 month9.1%
1 year14.3%
Compare Funds:
Correlated Group: Health Care (View cGroup) (All Groups)


Correlated Funds

Most Directly Correlated
ProShares UltraPro Nasdaq Biotech ETFUBIO1.00  
ProShares Ultra Nasdaq BiotechnologyBIB1.00  
VanEck Vectors Biotech ETFBBH0.98  
First Trust NYSE Biotech IndexFBT0.95  
Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bull 3X ETFLABU0.95  
SPDR BioTech ETFXBI0.94  
iShares US PharmaceuticalsIHE0.92  
Fidelity MSCI Health CareFHLC0.90  
Vanguard Health CareVHT0.89  
iShares US HealthcareIYH0.89  
Least Correlated
CurrencyShares Austrailian DollarFXA0.01  
iShares MSCI New Zealand Investable Mkt FundENZL0.01  
VanEck Vectors Short MuniSMB0.01  
First Trust Pref Securities and IncomeFPE0.01  
Teucrium Corn Fund ETFCORN0.00  
VanEck Vectors Intl High Yield Bond ETFIHY-0.00  
iPath GEMS Asia-8 ETNAYT-0.01  
PowerShares Glbl S/T Hi Yld Bd ETFPGHY-0.01  
iShares US UtilitiesIDU-0.01  
VanEck Vectors Short High Yld Muni FundSHYD-0.01  
Most Inversely Correlated
ProShares Short S&P 500SH-0.52  
ProShares UltraPro Short S&P 500SPXU-0.52  
Direxion S&P 500 Bear 3X SharesSPXS-0.53  
Proshares UltraShort S&P500SDS-0.54  
Proshares UltraShort Russell2000TWM-0.58  
Proshares Short Russell 2000RWM-0.58  
Direxion Small Cap Bear 3X SharesTZA-0.58  
ProShares UltraPro Short Russell2000SRTY-0.58  
Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bear 3X ETFLABD-0.95  
ProShares UltraShort Nasdaq BiotechnologyBIS-1.00  
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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