Pair Correlation Between DOW and First Trust

This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between DOW and First Trust Japan AlphaDEX ETF. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on DOW and First Trust 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 DOW with a short position of First Trust. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of DOW and First Trust.
 Time Horizon     30 Days    Login   to change
 DOW  vs   First Trust Japan AlphaDEX ETF
 Performance (%) 

Pair Volatility

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, DOW is expected to generate 0.75 times more return on investment than First Trust. However, DOW is 1.34 times less risky than First Trust. It trades about 0.55 of its potential returns per unit of risk. First Trust Japan AlphaDEX ETF is currently generating about 0.4 per unit of risk. If you would invest  2,478,229  in DOW on December 21, 2017 and sell it today you would earn a total of  123,552  from holding DOW or generate 4.99% return on investment over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between DOW and First Trust


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 DOW and First Trust Japan AlphaDEX ETF in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on First Trust Japan and DOW 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 DOW are associated (or correlated) with First Trust. Values of the correlation coefficient range from -1 to +1, where. The correlation of zero (0) is possible when the price movement of First Trust Japan has no effect on the direction of DOW i.e. DOW and First Trust go up and down completely randomly.

Comparative Volatility

 Predicted Return Density