Pair Correlation Between Sprint and Alcoa

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

Taking into account the 30 trading days horizon, Sprint Corporation is expected to under-perform the Alcoa. But the stock apears to be less risky and, when comparing its historical volatility, Sprint Corporation is 1.58 times less risky than Alcoa. The stock trades about -0.15 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The Alcoa Inc is currently generating about -0.07 of returns per unit of risk over similar time horizon. If you would invest  3,478  in Alcoa Inc on February 27, 2017 and sell it today you would lose (186.00)  from holding Alcoa Inc or give up 5.35% of portfolio value over 30 days.
Correlation Coefficient
Pair Corralation between Sprint and Alcoa


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Very weak diversification

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

Comparative Volatility

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Risk-Adjusted Performance

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

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.