Pair Correlation Between SPDR SP and iShares Core

This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between SPDR SP 500 ETF and iShares Core SP 500 ETF. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on SPDR SP and iShares Core 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 iShares Core. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of SPDR SP and iShares Core.
 Time Horizon     30 Days    Login   to change
 SPDR SP 500 ETF  vs   iShares Core SP 500 ETF
 Performance (%) 

Pair Volatility

Considering 30-days investment horizon, SPDR SP 500 ETF is expected to under-perform the iShares Core. In addition to that, SPDR SP is 1.01 times more volatile than iShares Core SP 500 ETF. It trades about -0.01 of its total potential returns per unit of risk. iShares Core SP 500 ETF is currently generating about 0.02 per unit of volatility. If you would invest  27,341  in iShares Core SP 500 ETF on February 19, 2018 and sell it today you would earn a total of  79.00  from holding iShares Core SP 500 ETF or generate 0.29% return on investment over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between SPDR SP and iShares Core


Time Period1 Month [change]
StrengthVery Strong
ValuesDaily Returns


No risk reduction

Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding SPDR SP 500 ETF and iShares Core SP 500 ETF in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on iShares Core SP 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 iShares Core. Values of the correlation coefficient range from -1 to +1, where. The correlation of zero (0) is possible when the price movement of iShares Core SP has no effect on the direction of SPDR SP i.e. SPDR SP and iShares Core go up and down completely randomly.

Comparative Volatility

 Predicted Return Density 



Risk-Adjusted Performance

Over the last 30 days SPDR SP 500 ETF has generated negative risk-adjusted returns adding no value to investors with long positions.

iShares Core SP


Risk-Adjusted Performance

Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in iShares Core SP 500 ETF are ranked lower than 1 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 30 days.