Pair Correlation Between Yahoo and Merck

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

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, Yahoo Inc is expected to generate 1.71 times more return on investment than Merck. However, Yahoo is 1.71 times more volatile than Merck Co Inc. It trades about 0.03 of its potential returns per unit of risk. Merck Co Inc is currently generating about -0.31 per unit of risk. If you would invest  4,121  in Yahoo Inc on November 9, 2016 and sell it today you would earn a total of  37.00  from holding Yahoo Inc or generate 0.9% return on investment over 30 days.
Correlation Coefficient
Pair Corralation between Yahoo and Merck
-0.14

Parameters

Time Period1 Month [change]
DirectionNegative YHOO Moved Down vs MRK
StrengthInsignificant
Accuracy95.65%
ValuesDaily Returns

Diversification

Good diversification

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

Pair indicators

Mean
Deviation
Jensen
Alpha
Sortino
Ratio
Treynor
Ratio
Semi
Deviation
Information
Ratio
Expected
Shortfall
Potential
Upside
Value
At Risk
Maximum
Drawdown
 1.13 (0.09)(0.13) 0.05  1.60 (0.15)(1.28) 2.20 (2.77) 5.70 
 0.98  0.01  0.00  0.18  0.00 (0.17) 0.00  1.22 (1.60) 7.67 

Comparative Volatility

 Predicted Return Density 
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Yahoo Inc

  

Risk-adjusted Performance

Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in Yahoo Inc are ranked lower than 2 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 30 days.

Merck Co Inc

  

Risk-adjusted Performance

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