Aggregated price index
Aggregated price index with volume information
- Gun stocks down 3.0% on average while median return down 4.0% in a day
- Gun stocks down 1.1% on average while median return down 4.6% in a week
- Gun stocks up 6.1% on average while median return up -2.4% in a month
- When average return is significantly different from median return, this implies an asymmetry - composite return is driven by some outliners.
Aggregated price index is based on equal weighted constituencies returns,Aggregated volume information is based on sum of all constituencies volumes
- 1M winners are : Winners for past month are $AAXN 23.7%
- 1M losers are : Losers for past month are $VSTO -3.4%
- 1W winners are : Winners for past week are $AAXN 7.0%
- 1W losers are : Losers for past week are $RGR -5.4%
Index correlation analysis
Correlation for the past month is 37.7%, for the past 3 months is 42.5%
In the past month for a 5 days rolling window, the highest corrrelation is 73.1%, the lowest correlation is -7.5%, the latest correlation is 48.5%
When a correlation deviated from the normal level and goes lower or even negative, it indicates some of stocks have deviated from the normal direction of the group. The deviation could reverse if long term level of correlation was at a higher level. It creates trading opportunities and deserves study whether the deviation is idiosyncratic or systematic.
Among pairwise correlation, the highest correlation is 72.2% between RGR and VSTO
The lowest correlation is 12.2% between AAXN and RGR
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