Correlation Analysis Between Yahoo and VMware

       
Investment Horizon     30 Days    Login   to change
This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between Yahoo Inc and VMware Inc. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on Yahoo and VMware 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 Yahoo with a short position of VMware. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of Yahoo and VMware.
 Yahoo! Inc.  vs   VMware Inc.
Daily Returns (%)
YHOO   VMW   
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Given the investment horizon of 30 days, Yahoo Inc is expected to generate 1.17 times more return on investment than VMware. However, Yahoo is 1.17 times more volatile than VMware Inc. It trades about -0.18 of its potential returns per unit of risk. VMware Inc is currently generating about -0.35 per unit of risk. If you would invest  3,669  in Yahoo Inc on August 1, 2015 and sell it today you would lose (355.00) from holding Yahoo Inc or give up 9.68% of portfolio value over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

0.35

Parameters

Time Period1 Month [change]
DirectionPositive VMW Moved Up vs YHOO
StrengthVery Weak
Accuracy100.0%
ValuesDaily Returns
  

Diversification

Weak diversification

Overlapping area represents amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding Yahoo! Inc. and VMware Inc. in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed

Historical Performance Chart

Comparative Volatility

Predicted Return Density  
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Yahoo Inc

  

Risk-adjusted Performance

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

Pair trading matchups for Yahoo

  

VMware Inc

  

Risk-adjusted Performance

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

Pair trading matchups for VMware