Pair Correlation Between DOW and First Trust

This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between DOW and First Trust South Korea 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 South Korea AlphaD
 Performance (%) 

Pair Volatility

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, DOW is expected to generate 1.48 times less return on investment than First Trust. But when comparing it to its historical volatility, DOW is 1.99 times less risky than First Trust. It trades about 0.63 of its potential returns per unit of risk. First Trust South Korea AlphaDEX ETF is currently generating about 0.47 of returns per unit of risk over similar time horizon. If you would invest  2,867  in First Trust South Korea AlphaDEX ETF on December 23, 2017 and sell it today you would earn a total of  202  from holding First Trust South Korea AlphaDEX ETF or generate 7.05% 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 South Korea AlphaD in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on First Trust South 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 South 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