Pair Correlation Between Alcoa and American Airlines

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

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, Alcoa Inc is expected to generate 1.61 times more return on investment than American Airlines. However, Alcoa is 1.61 times more volatile than American Airlines Group Inc. It trades about 0.03 of its potential returns per unit of risk. American Airlines Group Inc is currently generating about 0.01 per unit of risk. If you would invest  3,349  in Alcoa Inc on March 30, 2017 and sell it today you would earn a total of  24.00  from holding Alcoa Inc or generate 0.72% return on investment over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between Alcoa and American Airlines


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Significant diversification

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

Comparative Volatility

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Alcoa Inc


Risk-Adjusted Performance

Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in Alcoa Inc are ranked lower than 1 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 30 days.

American Airlines Group


Risk-Adjusted Performance

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