This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between Alcoa Inc and Chevron Corporation. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on Alcoa and Chevron 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 Chevron. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of Alcoa and Chevron.
Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, Alcoa Inc is expected to generate 2.05 times more return on investment than Chevron. However, Alcoa is 2.05 times more volatile than Chevron Corporation. It trades about -0.11 of its potential returns per unit of risk. Chevron Corporation is currently generating about -0.27 per unit of risk. If you would invest 3,653 in Alcoa Inc on January 25, 2017 and sell it today you would lose (205.00) from holding Alcoa Inc or give up 5.61% of portfolio value over 30 days.
Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding Alcoa Inc. and Chevron Corp. in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on Chevron 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 Chevron. Values of the correlation coefficient range from -1 to +1, where. The correlation of zero (0) is possible when the price movement of Chevron has no effect on the direction of Alcoa i.e. Alcoa and Chevron go up and down completely randomly.