This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between Expedia Inc and Microsoft Corporation. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on Expedia and Microsoft 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 Expedia with a short position of Microsoft. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of Expedia and Microsoft.
Given the investment horizon of 30 days, Expedia Inc is expected to under-perform the Microsoft. But the stock apears to be less risky and, when comparing its historical volatility, Expedia Inc is 1.05 times less risky than Microsoft. The stock trades about -0.1 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The Microsoft Corporation is currently generating about 0.04 of returns per unit of risk over similar time horizon. If you would invest 6,427 in Microsoft Corporation on January 26, 2017 and sell it today you would earn a total of 35.00 from holding Microsoft Corporation or generate 0.54% return on investment over 30 days.
Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding Expedia Inc. and Microsoft Corp. in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on Microsoft and Expedia 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 Expedia Inc are associated (or correlated) with Microsoft. Values of the correlation coefficient range from -1 to +1, where. The correlation of zero (0) is possible when the price movement of Microsoft has no effect on the direction of Expedia i.e. Expedia and Microsoft go up and down completely randomly.