Correlation Analysis Between Alcoa and Visa

This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between Alcoa Corporation and Visa. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on Alcoa and Visa 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 Visa. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of Alcoa and Visa.
Horizon     30 Days    Login   to change
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Comparative Performance


Risk-Adjusted Performance

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

Risk-Adjusted Performance

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

Alcoa and Visa Volatility Contrast

 Predicted Return Density 

Alcoa Corp.  vs.  Visa Inc

 Performance (%) 

Pair Volatility

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, Alcoa Corporation is expected to under-perform the Visa. In addition to that, Alcoa is 1.6 times more volatile than Visa. It trades about -0.2 of its total potential returns per unit of risk. Visa is currently generating about -0.03 per unit of volatility. If you would invest  13,929  in Visa on November 17, 2018 and sell it today you would lose (531.00)  from holding Visa or give up 3.81% of portfolio value over 30 days.

Pair Corralation between Alcoa and Visa

Time Period2 Months [change]
StrengthVery Weak
ValuesDaily Returns

Diversification Opportunities for Alcoa and Visa

Alcoa Corp. diversification synergy

Weak diversification

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

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