Pair Correlation Between SPDR SP and Vanguard Total

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

Pair Volatility

Considering 30-days investment horizon, SPDR SP 500 ETF is expected to under-perform the Vanguard Total. In addition to that, SPDR SP is 1.05 times more volatile than Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF. It trades about -0.01 of its total potential returns per unit of risk. Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF is currently generating about 0.03 per unit of volatility. If you would invest  13,927  in Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF on February 19, 2018 and sell it today you would earn a total of  78.00  from holding Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF or generate 0.56% return on investment over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between SPDR SP and Vanguard Total


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 Vanguard Total Stock Market ET in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on Vanguard Total Stock 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 Vanguard Total. Values of the correlation coefficient range from -1 to +1, where. The correlation of zero (0) is possible when the price movement of Vanguard Total Stock has no effect on the direction of SPDR SP i.e. SPDR SP and Vanguard Total 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.

Vanguard Total Stock


Risk-Adjusted Performance

Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF are ranked lower than 2 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 30 days.