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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 High323.27
52 wk Low244.85
Inception:Feb 2001
(as of 2017-06-28)
Total Returns:
1 day1.9%
5 day0.3%
1 month11.5%
3 month7.7%
6 month17.0%
9 month6.7%
1 year26.7%
Compare Funds:
Correlated Group: Health Care (View cGroup) (All Groups)


Correlated Funds

Most Directly Correlated
ProShares Ultra Nasdaq BiotechnologyBIB1.00  
ProShares UltraPro Nasdaq Biotech ETFUBIO1.00  
VanEck Vectors Biotech ETFBBH0.97  
First Trust NYSE Biotech IndexFBT0.95  
SPDR BioTech ETFXBI0.94  
Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bull 3X ETFLABU0.94  
Vanguard Health CareVHT0.87  
Fidelity MSCI Health CareFHLC0.86  
iShares US HealthcareIYH0.85  
iShares US PharmaceuticalsIHE0.83  
Least Correlated
Proshares UltraShort Oil & GasDUG0.00  
Fidelity MSCI Energy FENY0.00  
Teucrium Corn Fund ETFCORN0.00  
CurrencyShares Swiss FrancFXF0.00  
Direxion Energy Bull 3X SharesERX-0.00  
VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETFGDXJ-0.00  
Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETFSGDJ-0.00  
Proshares Ultra Oil & GasDIG-0.00  
Direxion Energy Bear 3X SharesERY-0.00  
Fidelity MSCI Consumer StaplesFSTA-0.00  
Most Inversely Correlated
Proshares UltraShort S&P500SDS-0.45  
Proshares UltraShort Russell2000TWM-0.49  
Proshares Short Russell 2000RWM-0.49  
Direxion Small Cap Bear 3X SharesTZA-0.49  
Proshares UltraShort QQQQID-0.49  
ProShares UltraPro Short Russell2000SRTY-0.49  
ProShares UltraPro Short QQQSQQQ-0.50  
ProShares Short QQQPSQ-0.51  
Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bear 3X ETFLABD-0.94  
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: 2017-06-23.

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