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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 Vol149k
52 wk High30.56
52 wk Low27.78
Inception:Nov 2009
(as of 2018-02-22)
Total Returns:
1 day0.2%
5 day0.0%
1 month-1.9%
3 month-2.7%
6 month-1.2%
9 month1.6%
1 year4.3%
Compare Funds:
Correlated Group: Fixed Income (View cGroup) (All Groups)


Correlated Funds

Most Directly Correlated
iShares Barclays 10-20 Year Treasury Bond FundTLH0.85  
ProShares Ultra 7-10 Year TreasuryUST0.84  
iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury Bond FundIEF0.83  
Vanguard Total Bond Market ETFBND0.82  
iShares Core Total US Bond Mkt ETFAGG0.82  
SPDR Portfolio Long Term TreasurySPTL0.82  
PowerShares 1-30 Laddered Treasury PortPLW0.82  
ProShares Ultra 20+ Year TreasuryUBT0.81  
iShares Barclays 20 Year Treasury Bond FundTLT0.81  
Direxion Daily 20+ Yr Trs Bull 3X SharesTMF0.81  
Least Correlated
iShares MSCI EM ESG Select ETFESGE0.00  
iShares MSCI Switzerland Index FundEWL0.00  
iShares MSCI Hong Kong Index FundEWH0.00  
Global X SuperIncome Preferred ETFSPFF0.00  
IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker ETFQAI0.00  
SPDR Oil & Gas Eqpmt & SvcsXES0.00  
ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETFMJX0.00  
WisdomTree Emerging Markets Small Cap DividenDGS0.00  
Global X SuperDividend US ETFDIV-0.00  
WisdomTree International Real Estate Sector FDRW-0.00  
Most Inversely Correlated
SPDR KBW Regional BankingKRE-0.42  
Direxion Daily Regional Banks Bull 3XDPST-0.42  
ProShares Short 7-10 Year Treasury TBX-0.66  
iPath US Treasury 10-year Bear ETN DTYS-0.79  
ProShares UltraPro Short 20+ Year Treasury ETFTTT-0.81  
ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ TrsyTBT-0.81  
ProShares Short 20+ Year TreasuryTBF-0.81  
Direxion Daily 20+ Yr Trs Bear 3X SharesTMV-0.81  
ProShares UltraShort Lehman 7-10 Yr TrsyPST-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: 2018-02-16.

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