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Correlation Between East West and Barclays PLC

Analyzing existing cross correlation between East West Bancorp and Barclays PLC. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on East West and Barclays PLC 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 East West with a short position of Barclays PLC. Check out your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of East West and Barclays PLC.
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Comparative Performance

East West Bancorp  
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Risk-Adjusted Performance

Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in East West Bancorp are ranked lower than 5 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 30 days. Despite somewhat weak basic indicators, East West may actually be approaching a critical reversion point that can send shares even higher in March 2020.
Barclays PLC  
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Risk-Adjusted Performance

Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in Barclays PLC are ranked lower than 2 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 30 days. In defiance of relatively invariable forward-looking signals, Barclays PLC is not utilizing all of its potentials. The current stock price agitation, may contribute to short term losses for the management.

East West and Barclays PLC Volatility Contrast

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East West Bancorp Inc  vs.  Barclays PLC

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Pair Volatility

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, East West Bancorp is expected to generate 1.13 times more return on investment than Barclays PLC. However, East West is 1.13 times more volatile than Barclays PLC. It trades about 0.07 of its potential returns per unit of risk. Barclays PLC is currently generating about 0.04 per unit of risk. If you would invest  4,437  in East West Bancorp on January 18, 2020 and sell it today you would earn a total of  343.00  from holding East West Bancorp or generate 7.73% return on investment over 30 days.

Pair Corralation between East West and Barclays PLC

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Time Period3 Months [change]
DirectionPositive 
StrengthSignificant
Accuracy100.0%
ValuesDaily Returns

Diversification Opportunities for East West and Barclays PLC

East West Bancorp Inc diversification synergy

Poor diversification

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