Correlation Analysis Between Macys and Home Depot

This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between Macys and The Home Depot. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on Macys and Home Depot 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 Home Depot. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of Macys and Home Depot.
Horizon     30 Days    Login   to change
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Comparative Performance


Risk-Adjusted Performance

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

Risk-Adjusted Performance

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

Macys and Home Depot Volatility Contrast

 Predicted Return Density 

Macys Inc  vs.  The Home Depot Inc

 Performance (%) 

Pair Volatility

Taking into account the 30 trading days horizon, Macys is expected to generate 1.65 times more return on investment than Home Depot. However, Macys is 1.65 times more volatile than The Home Depot. It trades about -0.05 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The Home Depot is currently generating about -0.1 per unit of risk. If you would invest  3,234  in Macys on November 18, 2018 and sell it today you would lose (206.00)  from holding Macys or give up 6.37% of portfolio value over 30 days.

Pair Corralation between Macys and Home Depot

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Diversification Opportunities for Macys and Home Depot

Macys Inc diversification synergy

Very weak diversification

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

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