Pair Correlation Between Ford Motor and GM

This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between Ford Motor Company and General Motors Company. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on Ford Motor and GM 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 Ford Motor with a short position of GM. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of Ford Motor and GM.
Investment Horizon     30 Days    Login   to change
 Ford Motor Company  vs   General Motors Company
 Performance (%) 

Pair Volatility

Taking into account the 30 trading days horizon, Ford Motor Company is expected to generate 0.75 times more return on investment than GM. However, Ford Motor Company is 1.32 times less risky than GM. It trades about 0.18 of its potential returns per unit of risk. General Motors Company is currently generating about -0.17 per unit of risk. If you would invest  1,216  in Ford Motor Company on November 12, 2017 and sell it today you would earn a total of  42  from holding Ford Motor Company or generate 3.45% return on investment over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between Ford Motor and GM


Time Period1 Month [change]
StrengthVery Weak
ValuesDaily Returns


Very good diversification

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

Comparative Volatility

 Predicted Return Density 

Ford Motor


Risk-Adjusted Performance

Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in Ford Motor Company are ranked lower than 12 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 30 days.

General Motors


Risk-Adjusted Performance

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