Pair Correlation Between Apple and Alcoa

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

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, Apple Inc is expected to generate 0.61 times more return on investment than Alcoa. However, Apple Inc is 1.63 times less risky than Alcoa. It trades about 0.32 of its potential returns per unit of risk. Alcoa Corporation is currently generating about -0.14 per unit of risk. If you would invest  15,598  in Apple Inc on October 19, 2017 and sell it today you would earn a total of  1,417  from holding Apple Inc or generate 9.08% return on investment over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between Apple and Alcoa
-0.63

Parameters

Time Period1 Month [change]
DirectionNegative 
StrengthWeak
Accuracy100.0%
ValuesDaily Returns

Diversification

Excellent diversification

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

Comparative Volatility

 Predicted Return Density 
      Returns 

Apple Inc

  
21 

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in Apple Inc are ranked lower than 21 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 30 days.

Alcoa

  
0 

Risk-Adjusted Performance

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