Pair Correlation Between VMware and Microsoft

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

Pair Volatility

Considering 30-days investment horizon, VMware Inc is expected to generate 1.99 times more return on investment than Microsoft. However, VMware is 1.99 times more volatile than Microsoft Corporation. It trades about 0.22 of its potential returns per unit of risk. Microsoft Corporation is currently generating about -0.03 per unit of risk. 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 VMware and Microsoft


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ValuesDaily Returns


Average diversification

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

Comparative Volatility

 Predicted Return Density 

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.



Risk-Adjusted Performance

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