This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between Apple and Alcoa Corporation. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on Apple and Alcoa 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 Apple with a short position of Alcoa. See also your portfolio center
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Over the last 30 days Apple has generated negative risk-adjusted returns adding no value to investors with long positions.
Over the last 30 days Alcoa Corporation has generated negative risk-adjusted returns adding no value to investors with long positions.
Apple and Alcoa Volatility Contrast
Apple Inc vs. Alcoa Corp.
Given the investment horizon of 30 days, Apple is expected to under-perform the Alcoa. But the stock apears to be less risky and, when comparing its historical volatility, Apple is 1.41 times less risky than Alcoa. The stock trades about -0.24 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The Alcoa Corporation is currently generating about -0.12 of returns per unit of risk over similar time horizon. If you would invest 3,534 in Alcoa Corporation on November 14, 2018 and sell it today you would lose (638.00) from holding Alcoa Corporation or give up 18.05% of portfolio value over 30 days.
Pair Corralation between Apple and Alcoa
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Diversification Opportunities for Apple and Alcoa
Very poor diversification
Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding Apple Inc and Alcoa Corp. in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on Alcoa and Apple 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 Apple are associated (or correlated) with Alcoa. Values of the correlation coefficient range from -1 to +1, where. The correlation of zero (0) is possible when the price movement of Alcoa has no effect on the direction of Apple i.e. Apple and Alcoa go up and down completely randomly.