First vs Dimensional Comparison

First vs Dimensional comparative analysis provides an insight into diversification possibilities from combining First and Dimensional into the same portfolio. You can use this module to analyze the comparative aspects of First and Dimensional across most of their technical and fundamental indicators. Please use the input box below to enter a few concurrent symbols you would like to analyze. With this comparative module, you can estimate the relative strength of First against Dimensional. Check out your portfolio center.
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The Macroaxis Comparable Analysis module helps investors to evaluate stocks by comparing them to other traded companies based on similar metrics to determine their enterprise value. The basic idea behind this approach is that First Trust and Dimensional ETF should bear some resemblance to each other or to other equities in a similar class. Dimensional ETF

Correlation Matrix

Typically, diversification allows investors to combine positions across different asset classes to reduce overall portfolio risk. Correlation between positions in your portfolio represents the degree of relationship between the price movements of corresponding instruments. A correlation of about +1.0 implies that the prices move in tandem. A correlation of -1.0 means that prices move in opposite directions. A correlation of close to zero suggests that the price movements of assets are uncorrelated.
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Competitive Analysis

    
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Market Neutrality

One of the main advantages of trading using market-neutral strategies is that every trade hedges away some risk. Because there are two separate transactions required, even if one position performs unexpectedly, the other equity can make up some of the losses.
Please note, the success of pairs trading depends heavily on the modeling and forecasting of the spread time series. However, in general, pair trading minimizes risk from directional movements in the market unless the strategy's equities are perfectly correlated. For example, if an entire industry or sector drops because of unexpected headlines, the first equity's short position will appreciate offsetting losses from the drop in the long position's value.

Five steps to successful analysis of competition

Competitive analysis is the process of researching and evaluating the competitive landscape of a business entity. It provides an understanding of the company's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) in relation to its competition. The competition analysis typically involves several steps, including:
  • Identifying the key players in the market: This involves identifying the major competitors across the sector or industry, both direct and indirect, as well as new entrants and disruptive technologies.
  • Assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each competitor: This involves evaluating each competitor's strengths and weaknesses in areas such as product offerings, market share, brand recognition, financial performance, and distribution channels.
  • Understanding the competitive environment: This involves evaluating the regulatory environment, economic conditions, and other factors that may impact the competitive landscape.
  • Identifying opportunities and threats: This involves using the information gathered during the analysis to identify opportunities and threats and developing a strategy to address them.
  • Evaluating the competitive landscape: This involves understanding the competitive dynamics of the market, such as pricing, marketing, and distribution strategies, as well as analyzing the competitive advantage of each competitor.
Competitive analysis is an essential tool for businesses to stay ahead of the competition and can be used to inform decision-making and strategy development. By understanding the competitive landscape and staying informed about the activities of competitors, a company can make more informed decisions and improve its overall performance.

Trending Themes

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