Pair Correlation Between Fiserv and Microsoft

This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between Fiserv Inc and Microsoft Corporation. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on Fiserv and Microsoft 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 Fiserv with a short position of Microsoft. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of Fiserv and Microsoft.
Investment Horizon     30 Days    Login   to change
 Fiserv Inc  vs   Microsoft Corp.
 Performance (%) 

Pair Volatility

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, Fiserv is expected to generate 19.74 times less return on investment than Microsoft. But when comparing it to its historical volatility, Fiserv Inc is 1.56 times less risky than Microsoft. It trades about 0.02 of its potential returns per unit of risk. Microsoft Corporation is currently generating about 0.19 of returns per unit of risk over similar time horizon. If you would invest  7,883  in Microsoft Corporation on October 23, 2017 and sell it today you would earn a total of  489  from holding Microsoft Corporation or generate 6.2% return on investment over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between Fiserv and Microsoft


Time Period1 Month [change]
ValuesDaily Returns


Significant diversification

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

Comparative Volatility

 Predicted Return Density 

Fiserv Inc


Risk-Adjusted Performance

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



Risk-Adjusted Performance

Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in Microsoft Corporation are ranked lower than 12 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 30 days.