Fairfax Financial Correlations

FFH Stock  CAD 1,547  26.57  1.75%   
The current 90-days correlation between Fairfax Financial and Apple Inc CDR is 0.01 (i.e., Significant diversification). A perfect positive correlation (i.e., a correlation coefficient of +1) implies that as Fairfax Financial moves, either up or down, the other security will move in the same direction. Alternatively, perfect negative correlation means that if Fairfax Financial Holdings moves in either direction, the perfectly negatively correlated security will move in the opposite direction.

Fairfax Financial Correlation With Market

Significant diversification

The correlation between Fairfax Financial Holdings and NYA is 0.01 (i.e., Significant diversification) for selected investment horizon. Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding Fairfax Financial Holdings and NYA in the same portfolio, assuming nothing else is changed.
  
The ability to find closely correlated positions to Fairfax Financial could be a great tool in your tax-loss harvesting strategies, allowing investors a quick way to find a similar-enough asset to replace Fairfax Financial when you sell it. If you don't do this, your portfolio allocation will be skewed against your target asset allocation. So, investors can't just sell and buy back Fairfax Financial - that would be a violation of the tax code under the "wash sale" rule, and this is why you need to find a similar enough asset and use the proceeds from selling Fairfax Financial Holdings to buy it.

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Correlation Matchups

Over a given time period, the two securities move together when the Correlation Coefficient is positive. Conversely, the two assets move in opposite directions when the Correlation Coefficient is negative. Determining your positions' relationship to each other is valuable for analyzing and projecting your portfolio's future expected return and risk.
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Risk-Adjusted Indicators

There is a big difference between Fairfax Stock performing well and Fairfax Financial Company doing well as a business compared to the competition. There are so many exceptions to the norm that investors cannot definitively determine what's good or bad unless they analyze Fairfax Financial's multiple risk-adjusted performance indicators across the competitive landscape. These indicators are quantitative in nature and help investors forecast volatility and risk-adjusted expected returns across various positions.

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