This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between Apple Inc and Best Buy Co Inc. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on Apple and Best Buy 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 Best Buy. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of Apple and Best Buy.
Given the investment horizon of 30 days, Apple Inc is expected to generate 0.76 times more return on investment than Best Buy. However, Apple Inc is 1.32 times less risky than Best Buy. It trades about 0.4 of its potential returns per unit of risk. Best Buy Co Inc is currently generating about 0.06 per unit of risk. If you would invest 12,185 in Apple Inc on January 25, 2017 and sell it today you would earn a total of 1,481 from holding Apple Inc or generate 12.15% return on investment over 30 days.
Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding Apple Inc. and Best Buy Co. Inc. in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on Best Buy Co 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 Inc are associated (or correlated) with Best Buy. Values of the correlation coefficient range from -1 to +1, where. The correlation of zero (0) is possible when the price movement of Best Buy Co has no effect on the direction of Apple i.e. Apple and Best Buy go up and down completely randomly.