Pair Correlation Between Facebook and DOW

This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between Facebook Inc and DOW. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on Facebook and DOW 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 Facebook with a short position of DOW. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of Facebook and DOW.
Investment Horizon     30 Days    Login   to change
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 Facebook Inc  vs   DOW
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Pair Volatility

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, Facebook Inc is expected to generate 3.57 times more return on investment than DOW. However, Facebook is 3.57 times more volatile than DOW. It trades about 0.09 of its potential returns per unit of risk. DOW is currently generating about 0.02 per unit of risk. If you would invest  17,498  in Facebook Inc on October 20, 2017 and sell it today you would earn a total of  402  from holding Facebook Inc or generate 2.3% return on investment over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between Facebook and DOW
0.49

Parameters

Time Period1 Month [change]
DirectionPositive 
StrengthWeak
Accuracy95.45%
ValuesDaily Returns

Diversification

Very weak diversification

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

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