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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 Vol130k
52 wk High30.14
52 wk Low28.59
Inception:Nov 2009
(as of 2018-06-18)
Total Returns:
1 day0.0%
5 day0.3%
1 month1.0%
3 month0.4%
6 month-1.9%
9 month-0.7%
1 year2.1%
Compare Funds:
Correlated Group: Fixed Income (View cGroup) (All Groups)


Correlated Funds

Most Directly Correlated
iShares Barclays 10-20 Year Treasury Bond FundTLH0.88  
PowerShares 1-30 Laddered Treasury PortPLW0.87  
ProShares Ultra 7-10 Year TreasuryUST0.86  
ProShares Ultra 20+ Year TreasuryUBT0.86  
SPDR Portfolio Long Term TreasurySPTL0.86  
iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury Bond FundIEF0.86  
Vanguard Long-Term Govt Bd Idx ETFVGLT0.85  
Direxion Daily 20+ Yr Trs Bull 3X SharesTMF0.85  
iShares Barclays 20 Year Treasury Bond FundTLT0.85  
Vanguard Extended Dur Treas IdxEDV0.84  
Least Correlated
Velocity Shares 3x Long Nat Gas ETNUGAZ0.00  
iShares Silver TrustSLV0.00  
ETFS Physical Silver SharesSIVR0.00  
PowerShares DB Agriculture FundDBA0.00  
VanEck Vectors Emer Mkts Hi Yld Bond ETFHYEM0.00  
Fidelity MSCI Consumer StaplesFSTA0.00  
JPMorgan Alerian MLP ETNAMJ0.00  
VelocityShares 3x Inverse Silver ETNDSLV-0.00  
ProShares Ultra SilverAGQ-0.00  
Velocity Shares 3x Inverse Nat Gas ETNDGAZ-0.00  
Most Inversely Correlated
PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETFKBWB-0.47  
iShares US Regional BanksIAT-0.47  
First Trust Nasdaq Bank ETFFTXO-0.48  
ProShares Short 7-10 Year Treasury TBX-0.83  
ProShares Short 20+ Year TreasuryTBF-0.84  
ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ TrsyTBT-0.85  
Direxion Daily 20+ Yr Trs Bear 3X SharesTMV-0.85  
iPath US Treasury 10-year Bear ETN DTYS-0.85  
ProShares UltraPro Short 20+ Year Treasury ETFTTT-0.85  
ProShares UltraShort Lehman 7-10 Yr TrsyPST-0.85  
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: 2018-06-15.

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