Pair Correlation Between International Business and CVS Health

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

Considering 30-days investment horizon, International Business Machines Corporation is expected to under-perform the CVS Health. In addition to that, International Business is 1.65 times more volatile than CVS Health Corporation. It trades about -0.32 of its total potential returns per unit of risk. CVS Health Corporation is currently generating about 0.14 per unit of volatility. If you would invest  7,851  in CVS Health Corporation on March 26, 2017 and sell it today you would earn a total of  154.00  from holding CVS Health Corporation or generate 1.96% return on investment over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between International Business and CVS Health


Time Period1 Month [change]
DirectionNegative IBM Moved Down vs CVS
StrengthVery Weak
ValuesDaily Returns


Very good diversification

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

Comparative Volatility

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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.

CVS Health


Risk-Adjusted Performance

Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in CVS Health Corporation are ranked lower than 9 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 30 days.