Pair Correlation Between Best Buy and Dollar General

This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between Best Buy Co Inc and Dollar General Corporation. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on Best Buy and Dollar General 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 Best Buy with a short position of Dollar General. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of Best Buy and Dollar General.
 Time Horizon     30 Days    Login   to change
Symbolsvs
 Best Buy Co Inc  vs   Dollar General Corp.
 Performance (%) 
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Pair Volatility

Considering 30-days investment horizon, Best Buy Co Inc is expected to under-perform the Dollar General. In addition to that, Best Buy is 1.21 times more volatile than Dollar General Corporation. It trades about -0.13 of its total potential returns per unit of risk. Dollar General Corporation is currently generating about -0.11 per unit of volatility. If you would invest  10,227  in Dollar General Corporation on January 21, 2018 and sell it today you would lose (454.00)  from holding Dollar General Corporation or give up 4.44% of portfolio value over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between Best Buy and Dollar General
0.87

Parameters

Time Period1 Month [change]
DirectionPositive 
StrengthStrong
Accuracy100.0%
ValuesDaily Returns

Diversification

Very poor diversification

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

Comparative Volatility

 Predicted Return Density 
      Returns 

Best Buy Co

  
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Risk-Adjusted Performance

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

Dollar General

  
0 

Risk-Adjusted Performance

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