Pair Correlation Between SPDR SP and SP 500

This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between SPDR SP 500 ETF and S&P 500. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on SPDR SP and SP 500 and check how they will diversify away market risk if combined in the same portfolio for a given time horizon. You can also utilize pair trading strategies of matching a long position in SPDR SP with a short position of SP 500. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of SPDR SP and SP 500.
Investment Horizon     30 Days    Login   to change
 SPDR SP 500 ETF  vs   S&P 500
 Performance (%) 

Pair Volatility

Considering 30-days investment horizon, SPDR SP 500 ETF is expected to generate 1.0 times more return on investment than SP 500. However, SPDR SP 500 ETF is 1.0 times less risky than SP 500. It trades about 0.34 of its potential returns per unit of risk. S&P 500 is currently generating about 0.3 per unit of risk. If you would invest  25,833  in SPDR SP 500 ETF on November 12, 2017 and sell it today you would earn a total of  798  from holding SPDR SP 500 ETF or generate 3.09% return on investment over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between SPDR SP and SP 500


Time Period1 Month [change]
StrengthVery Strong
ValuesDaily Returns


Almost no diversification

Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding SPDR SP 500 ETF and S&P 500 in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on SP 500 and SPDR SP is a relative statistical measure of the degree to which these equity instruments tend to move together. The correlation coefficient measures the extent to which returns on SPDR SP 500 ETF are associated (or correlated) with SP 500. Values of the correlation coefficient range from -1 to +1, where. The correlation of zero (0) is possible when the price movement of SP 500 has no effect on the direction of SPDR SP i.e. SPDR SP and SP 500 go up and down completely randomly.

Comparative Volatility

 Predicted Return Density