Correlation Analysis Between Ashland and NuStar

Investment Horizon     30 Days    Login   to change
This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between Ashland Inc and NuStar Energy LP. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on Ashland and NuStar 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 Ashland with a short position of NuStar. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of Ashland and NuStar.
 Ashland Inc.  vs   NuStar Energy L.P.
Daily Returns (%)
ASH   NS   
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Considering 30-days investment horizon, Ashland Inc is expected to under-perform the NuStar. But the stock apears to be less risky and, when comparing its historical volatility, Ashland Inc is 1.34 times less risky than NuStar. The stock trades about -0.27 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The NuStar Energy LP is currently generating about 0.05 of returns per unit of risk over similar time horizon. If you would invest  5,142  in NuStar Energy LP on August 5, 2015 and sell it today you would earn a total of  115.00  from holding NuStar Energy LP or generate 2.24% return on investment over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient



Time Period1 Month [change]
DirectionPositive NS Moved Up vs ASH
ValuesDaily Returns


Poor diversification

Overlapping area represents amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding Ashland Inc. and NuStar Energy L.P. in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed

Historical Performance Chart

Comparative Volatility

Predicted Return Density  
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Ashland Inc


Risk-adjusted Performance

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

Pair trading matchups for Ashland


NuStar Energy LP


Risk-adjusted Performance

Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in NuStar Energy LP are ranked lower than 3 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 30 days.

Pair trading matchups for NuStar