Pair Correlation Between Alcoa and Citigroup

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

Pair Volatility

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, Alcoa Inc is expected to under-perform the Citigroup. In addition to that, Alcoa is 2.15 times more volatile than Citigroup Inc. It trades about -0.16 of its total potential returns per unit of risk. Citigroup Inc is currently generating about 0.09 per unit of volatility. If you would invest  6,227  in Citigroup Inc on May 24, 2017 and sell it today you would earn a total of  114.00  from holding Citigroup Inc or generate 1.83% return on investment over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between Alcoa and Citigroup


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ValuesDaily Returns


Excellent diversification

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

Comparative Volatility

 Predicted Return Density 

Alcoa Inc


Risk-Adjusted Performance

Over the last 30 days Alcoa Inc has generated negative risk-adjusted returns adding no value to investors with long positions.

Citigroup Inc


Risk-Adjusted Performance

Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in Citigroup Inc are ranked lower than 6 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 30 days.