Pair Correlation Between Alcoa and Home Depot

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

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, Alcoa Inc is expected to under-perform the Home Depot. In addition to that, Alcoa is 4.98 times more volatile than The Home Depot Inc. It trades about -0.06 of its total potential returns per unit of risk. The Home Depot Inc is currently generating about 0.16 per unit of volatility. If you would invest  14,471  in The Home Depot Inc on February 23, 2017 and sell it today you would earn a total of  300.00  from holding The Home Depot Inc or generate 2.07% return on investment over 30 days.
Correlation Coefficient
Pair Corralation between Alcoa and Home Depot


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Significant diversification

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

Comparative Volatility

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Alcoa Inc


Risk-Adjusted Performance

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

The Home Depot


Risk-Adjusted Performance

Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in The Home Depot Inc are ranked lower than 10 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 30 days.