Can any of the company-specific risk be diversified away by investing in both Principal Value and Vanguard Small at the same time? Although using a correlation coefficient on its own may not help to predict future stock returns, this module helps to understand the diversifiable risk of combining Principal Value and Vanguard Small into the same portfolio, which is an essential part of the fundamental portfolio management process.
By analyzing existing cross correlation between Principal Value ETF and Vanguard Small Cap Index, you can compare the effects of market volatilities on Principal Value and Vanguard Small 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 Principal Value with a short position of Vanguard Small. Check out your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of Principal Value and Vanguard Small.
Diversification Opportunities for Principal Value and Vanguard Small
The 3 months correlation between Principal and Vanguard is 0.95. Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding Principal Value ETF and Vanguard Small-Cap Index in the same portfolio, assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on Vanguard Small-Cap Index and Principal Value 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 Principal Value ETF are associated (or correlated) with Vanguard Small. Values of the correlation coefficient range from -1 to +1, where. The correlation of zero (0) is possible when the price movement of Vanguard Small-Cap Index has no effect on the direction of Principal Value i.e., Principal Value and Vanguard Small go up and down completely randomly.
Pair Corralation between Principal Value and Vanguard Small
Allowing for the 90-day total investment horizon Principal Value is expected to generate 3.05 times less return on investment than Vanguard Small. But when comparing it to its historical volatility, Principal Value ETF is 1.4 times less risky than Vanguard Small. It trades about 0.02 of its potential returns per unit of risk. Vanguard Small Cap Index is currently generating about 0.03 of returns per unit of risk over similar time horizon. If you would invest 18,435 in Vanguard Small Cap Index on September 5, 2023 and sell it today you would earn a total of 1,541 from holding Vanguard Small Cap Index or generate 8.36% return on investment over 90 days.
Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in Principal Value ETF are ranked lower than 3 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 90 days. In spite of fairly strong basic indicators, Principal Value is not utilizing all of its potentials. The newest stock price disturbance, may contribute to short-term losses for the investors.
Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in Vanguard Small Cap Index are ranked lower than 1 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 90 days. Despite somewhat strong fundamental drivers, Vanguard Small is not utilizing all of its potentials. The latest stock price disturbance, may contribute to short-term losses for the investors.
Principal Value and Vanguard Small Volatility Contrast
Predicted Return Density
Pair Trading with Principal Value and Vanguard Small
The main advantage of trading using opposite Principal Value and Vanguard Small positions is that it hedges away some unsystematic risk. Because of two separate transactions, even if Principal Value position performs unexpectedly, Vanguard Small can make up some of the losses. Pair trading also minimizes risk from directional movements in the market. For example, if an entire industry or sector drops because of unexpected headlines, the short position in Vanguard Small will offset losses from the drop in Vanguard Small's long position.
The idea behind Principal Value ETF and Vanguard Small Cap Index pairs trading is to make the combined position market-neutral, meaning the overall market's direction will not affect its win or loss (or potential downside or upside). This can be achieved by designing a pairs trade with two highly correlated stocks or equities that operate in a similar space or sector, making it possible to obtain profits through simple and relatively low-risk investment.
Check out your portfolio center.Note that this page's information should be used as a complementary analysis to find the right mix of equity instruments to add to your existing portfolios or create a brand new portfolio. You can also try the Bollinger Bands module to use Bollinger Bands indicator to analyze target price for a given investing horizon.
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