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Correlation analysis between Ashland and NuStar  

Investment horizon:  
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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 generate 1.32 times more return on investment than NuStar. However, Ashland is 1.32 times more volatile than NuStar Energy LP. It trades about 0.04 of its potential returns per unit of risk. NuStar Energy LP is currently generating about -0.11 per unit of risk. If you would invest  12,706  in Ashland Inc on April 22, 2015 and sell it today you would earn a total of  129.00  from holding Ashland Inc or generate 1.02% return on investment over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient



Time Period1 Month [change]
DirectionNegative ASH Moved Down vs NS
ValuesDaily Returns


Good 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

Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in Ashland Inc are ranked lower than 2 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 30 days.

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NuStar Energy LP


Risk-adjusted Performance

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

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