Pair Correlation Between HCP and VMware

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

Pair Volatility

Considering 30-days investment horizon, HCP Inc is expected to under-perform the VMware. But the stock apears to be less risky and, when comparing its historical volatility, HCP Inc is 1.3 times less risky than VMware. The stock trades about -0.26 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The VMware Inc is currently generating about 0.22 of returns per unit of risk over similar time horizon. If you would invest  9,229  in VMware Inc on July 24, 2017 and sell it today you would earn a total of  764.00  from holding VMware Inc or generate 8.28% return on investment over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between HCP and VMware


Time Period1 Month [change]
StrengthVery Weak
ValuesDaily Returns


Excellent diversification

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

Comparative Volatility

 Predicted Return Density 



Risk-Adjusted Performance

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

VMware Inc


Risk-Adjusted Performance

Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in VMware Inc are ranked lower than 14 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 30 days.