This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between Hess Corporation and TOTAL SA. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on Hess and TOTAL SA 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 Hess with a short position of TOTAL SA. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of Hess and TOTAL SA.
Considering 30-days investment horizon, Hess Corporation is expected to under-perform the TOTAL SA. In addition to that, Hess is 1.36 times more volatile than TOTAL SA. It trades about -0.21 of its total potential returns per unit of risk. TOTAL SA is currently generating about -0.04 per unit of volatility. If you would invest 5,079 in TOTAL SA on January 26, 2017 and sell it today you would lose (53.00) from holding TOTAL SA or give up 1.04% of portfolio value over 30 days.
Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding Hess Corp. and TOTAL S.A. in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on TOTAL SA and Hess 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 Hess Corporation are associated (or correlated) with TOTAL SA. Values of the correlation coefficient range from -1 to +1, where. The correlation of zero (0) is possible when the price movement of TOTAL SA has no effect on the direction of Hess i.e. Hess and TOTAL SA go up and down completely randomly.