Pair Correlation Between Macys and Best Buy

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

Pair Volatility

Taking into account the 30 trading days horizon, Macys Inc is expected to generate 0.99 times more return on investment than Best Buy. However, Macys Inc is 1.01 times less risky than Best Buy. It trades about 0.32 of its potential returns per unit of risk. Best Buy Co Inc is currently generating about -0.1 per unit of risk. If you would invest  2,565  in Macys Inc on February 18, 2018 and sell it today you would earn a total of  365.00  from holding Macys Inc or generate 14.23% return on investment over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between Macys and Best Buy


Time Period1 Month [change]
StrengthVery Weak
ValuesDaily Returns


Modest diversification

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

Comparative Volatility

 Predicted Return Density 

Macys Inc


Risk-Adjusted Performance

Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in Macys Inc are ranked lower than 21 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 30 days.

Best Buy Co


Risk-Adjusted Performance

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