Pair Correlation Between Citigroup and Alcoa

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

Pair Volatility

Taking into account the 30 trading days horizon, Citigroup Inc is expected to under-perform the Alcoa. But the stock apears to be less risky and, when comparing its historical volatility, Citigroup Inc is 1.41 times less risky than Alcoa. The stock trades about -0.19 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The Alcoa Corporation is currently generating about -0.09 of returns per unit of risk over similar time horizon. If you would invest  4,807  in Alcoa Corporation on February 19, 2018 and sell it today you would lose (160.00)  from holding Alcoa Corporation or give up 3.33% of portfolio value over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between Citigroup and Alcoa


Time Period1 Month [change]
StrengthVery Weak
ValuesDaily Returns


Weak diversification

Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding Citigroup Inc and Alcoa Corp. in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on Alcoa and Citigroup 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 Citigroup 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 Citigroup i.e. Citigroup and Alcoa go up and down completely randomly.

Comparative Volatility

 Predicted Return Density 

Citigroup Inc


Risk-Adjusted Performance

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



Risk-Adjusted Performance

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