Pair Correlation Between Alcoa and International Business

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

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, Alcoa Inc is expected to generate 3.0 times more return on investment than International Business. However, Alcoa is 3.0 times more volatile than International Business Machines Corporation. It trades about 0.03 of its potential returns per unit of risk. International Business Machines Corporation is currently generating about -0.33 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 International Business


Time Period1 Month [change]
DirectionNegative AA Moved Down vs IBM
ValuesDaily Returns


Good diversification

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

Comparative Volatility

 Predicted Return Density 
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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.

International Business


Risk-Adjusted Performance

Over the last 30 days International Business Machines Corporation has generated negative risk-adjusted returns adding no value to investors with long positions.