Pair Correlation Between Apple and SP 500

This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between Apple Inc and S&P 500. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on Apple and SP 500 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 Apple with a short position of SP 500. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of Apple and SP 500.
Investment Horizon     30 Days    Login   to change
 Apple Inc.  vs   S&P 500
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Pair Volatility

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, Apple Inc is expected to generate 3.57 times more return on investment than SP 500. However, Apple is 3.57 times more volatile than S&P 500. It trades about 0.42 of its potential returns per unit of risk. S&P 500 is currently generating about 0.46 per unit of risk. If you would invest  12,000  in Apple Inc on January 20, 2017 and sell it today you would earn a total of  1,572  from holding Apple Inc or generate 13.1% return on investment over 30 days.
Correlation Coefficient
Pair Corralation between Apple and SP 500


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Poor diversification

Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding Apple Inc. and S&P 500 in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on SP 500 and Apple 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 Apple Inc are associated (or correlated) with SP 500. Values of the correlation coefficient range from -1 to +1, where. The correlation of zero (0) is possible when the price movement of SP 500 has no effect on the direction of Apple i.e. Apple and SP 500 go up and down completely randomly.

Comparative Volatility

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Apple Inc


Risk-adjusted Performance

Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in Apple Inc are ranked lower than 29 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 30 days.