Asset Correlations

This online asset correlation testing tool allows you to view correlations for stocks, ETFs and mutual funds for the given time period. You also view the rolling correlation for a given number of trading days to see how the correlation between the assets has changed over time. You can also view correlation matrix for common asset class ETFs or test assets for autocorrelation and cointegration.

Correlation Results

Asset correlations for time period 11/01/1991 - 01/31/2018 based on monthly returns.

Asset Correlations
NameTickerCASHXVFISXVFITXVUSTXVBMFXVWESXVFSTXVWSTXVWITXVWLTXVWEHXVFINXAnnualized ReturnDaily Standard DeviationMonthly Standard DeviationAnnualized Standard Deviation
CashCASHX-0.350.140.040.14-0.000.210.450.070.05-0.030.022.48%0.01%0.18%0.61%
Vanguard Short-Term Treasury InvVFISX0.35-0.900.650.820.560.670.690.530.500.04-0.133.93%0.14%0.57%1.99%
Vanguard Interm-Term Treasury InvVFITX0.140.90-0.870.930.760.610.580.600.580.07-0.125.56%0.32%1.39%4.81%
Vanguard Long-Term Treasury InvVUSTX0.040.650.87-0.870.840.420.430.560.560.03-0.167.30%0.66%2.84%9.85%
Vanguard Total Bond Market Index InvVBMFX0.140.820.930.87-0.890.760.620.690.690.320.045.42%0.26%1.04%3.59%
Vanguard Long-Term Investment-Grade InvVWESX-0.000.560.760.840.89-0.660.430.620.630.430.137.70%0.58%2.41%8.34%
Vanguard Short-Term Investment-Grade InvVFSTX0.210.670.610.420.760.66-0.600.600.610.580.224.56%0.15%0.65%2.25%
Vanguard Short-Term Tx-ExVWSTX0.450.690.580.430.620.430.60-0.750.670.20-0.032.69%0.06%0.25%0.85%
Vanguard Interm-Term Tx-Ex InvVWITX0.070.530.600.560.690.620.600.75-0.970.340.044.88%0.18%1.10%3.81%
Vanguard Long-Term Tax-ExemptVWLTX0.050.500.580.560.690.630.610.670.97-0.370.085.48%0.24%1.48%5.13%
Vanguard High-Yield Corporate InvVWEHX-0.030.040.070.030.320.430.580.200.340.37-0.607.23%0.27%2.00%6.91%
Vanguard 500 Index InvestorVFINX0.02-0.13-0.12-0.160.040.130.22-0.030.040.080.60-9.91%1.12%4.08%14.12%
Notes on results:
  • Time frame for correlation analysis is the full available data range unless a specific date interval is specified.
  • Monthly standard deviation is calculated based on available full calendar months including the entered start and end months.
  • Annualized standard deviation is calculated from the standard deviation of monthly returns
  • Annualized return is calculated from the specific time period using compound annual growth rate formula.