This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between ProShares UltraShort SmallCap600 and ProShares Short SP500. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on ProShares UltraShort and ProShares Short 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 ProShares UltraShort with a short position of ProShares Short. See also your portfolio center
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ProShares UltraShort SmallCap6 vs ProShares Short SP500
Considering 30-days investment horizon, ProShares UltraShort SmallCap600 is expected to under-perform the ProShares Short. In addition to that, ProShares UltraShort is 1.76 times more volatile than ProShares Short SP500. It trades about -0.29 of its total potential returns per unit of risk. ProShares Short SP500 is currently generating about -0.08 per unit of volatility. If you would invest 2,960 in ProShares Short SP500 on February 17, 2018 and sell it today you would lose (41.00) from holding ProShares Short SP500 or give up 1.39% of portfolio value over 30 days.
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Very weak diversification
Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding ProShares UltraShort SmallCap6 and ProShares Short SP500 in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on ProShares Short SP500 and ProShares UltraShort 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 ProShares UltraShort SmallCap600 are associated (or correlated) with ProShares Short. Values of the correlation coefficient range from -1 to +1, where. The correlation of zero (0) is possible when the price movement of ProShares Short SP500 has no effect on the direction of ProShares UltraShort i.e. ProShares UltraShort and ProShares Short go up and down completely randomly.
Over the last 30 days ProShares UltraShort SmallCap600 has generated negative risk-adjusted returns adding no value to investors with long positions.
Over the last 30 days ProShares Short SP500 has generated negative risk-adjusted returns adding no value to investors with long positions.