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PowerShares Aerospace & Defense (PPA) - ETF


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

ETF Symbol:
Avg Vol94k
52 wk High59.24
52 wk Low44.94
Inception:Oct 2005
(as of 2018-06-18)
Total Returns:
1 day0.0%
5 day-2.5%
1 month0.4%
3 month-0.4%
6 month6.6%
9 month15.0%
1 year24.1%
Compare Funds:
Correlated Group: Industrial (View cGroup) (All Groups)


Correlated Funds

Most Directly Correlated
iShares US AerospaceITA0.99  
Direxion Daily Aero & Defense Bull 3x SharesDFEN0.99  
SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETFXAR0.97  
Fidelity MSCI IndustrialsFIDU0.91  
Select Sector SPDR Fund - IndustrialXLI0.91  
iShares US IndustrialsIYJ0.91  
Vanguard IndustrialsVIS0.91  
First Trust Capital StrengthFTCS0.87  
First Trust Industrials/Producer Durables AlpFXR0.87  
Guggenheim S&P Equal Weight Industrials ETFRGI0.87  
Least Correlated
iShares iBoxx$ Invst Grd Cp BdLQD0.03  
SPDR Portfolio L.T. Corp BondsSPLB0.03  
iShares 10+ Year Credit BondCLY0.02  
Teucrium Corn Fund ETFCORN0.02  
iShares Treas Float Rate Bond ETFTFLO0.01  
Guggenheim BulletShares 2019 Corp Bond ETFBSCJ0.00  
IQ Enhanced Core Plus Bond U.S. ETFAGGP-0.00  
iPath DJ AIG Cocoa TR Sub-Idx ETNNIB-0.00  
SPDR Barclays Cap Mortgage Backed BondMBG-0.01  
Goldman Sachs Treasury Access 0-1 Year ETFGBIL-0.01  
Most Inversely Correlated
ProShares VIX Short-Term Futures ETF VIXY-0.75  
Proshares Short Russell 2000RWM-0.76  
Direxion Small Cap Bear 3X SharesTZA-0.77  
ProShares UltraPro Short Russell2000SRTY-0.77  
Proshares UltraShort Russell2000TWM-0.77  
Direxion Financial Bear 3X SharesFAZ-0.80  
Direxion S&P 500 Bear 3X SharesSPXS-0.82  
Proshares UltraShort S&P500SDS-0.82  
ProShares Short S&P 500SH-0.82  
ProShares UltraPro Short Dow30SDOW-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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