This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between Apple Inc and The Home Depot Inc. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on Apple 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 Apple with a short position of Home Depot. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of Apple and Home Depot.
Given the investment horizon of 30 days, Apple Inc is expected to generate 2.07 times more return on investment than Home Depot. However, Apple is 2.07 times more volatile than The Home Depot Inc. It trades about 0.4 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The Home Depot Inc is currently generating about 0.43 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 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 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 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 Apple i.e. Apple and Home Depot go up and down completely randomly.