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.
Considering 30-days investment horizon, VMware Inc is expected to generate 1.15 times more return on investment than Microsoft. However, VMware is 1.15 times more volatile than Microsoft Corporation. It trades about 0.54 of its potential returns per unit of risk. Microsoft Corporation is currently generating about 0.14 per unit of risk. If you would invest 8,205 in VMware Inc on January 23, 2017 and sell it today you would earn a total of 1,030 from holding VMware Inc or generate 12.55% return on investment over 30 days.
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.