AMERICAN FUNDS Correlations

ANCFX
 Fund
  

USD 64.27  0.03  0.0467%   

The correlation of AMERICAN FUNDS is a statistical measure of how it moves in relation to other equities. This measure is expressed in what is known as the correlation coefficient, which ranges between -1 and +1. A perfect positive correlation (i.e., a correlation coefficient of +1) implies that as AMERICAN FUNDS moves, either up or down, the other security will move in the same direction. Alternatively, perfect negative correlation means that if AMERICAN FUNDS FUNDAMENTAL moves in either direction, the perfectly negatively correlated security will move in the opposite direction. If the correlation is 0, the equities are not correlated; they are entirely random. A correlation greater than 0.8 is generally described as strong, whereas a correlation less than 0.5 is generally considered weak.
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Moving together with AMERICAN FUNDS

+0.97VSTSXVANGUARD TOTAL STOCKPairCorr
+0.9VTSAXVANGUARD TOTAL STOCKPairCorr
+0.97VSMPXVANGUARD TOTAL STOCKPairCorr
+0.9VTSMXVANGUARD TOTAL STOCKPairCorr
+0.97VITSXVANGUARD TOTAL STOCKPairCorr
+0.91VFINXVANGUARD 500 INDEX Low VolatilityPairCorr
+0.97VFFSXVANGUARD 500 INDEX Low VolatilityPairCorr
+0.91VFIAXVANGUARD 500 INDEX Low VolatilityPairCorr
+0.97VINIXVANGUARD INSTITUTIONALPairCorr
+0.97VIIIXVANGUARD INSTITUTIONALPairCorr
+0.89LSVQXLSV SMALL CAPPairCorr
+0.75PPROXPutnam PanAgora RiskPairCorr
+0.91HWGAXHOTCHKIS WILEY GLOBALPairCorr
+0.81BEMCXBRANDES EMERGING MARKETSPairCorr
+0.88SFPIXFINANCIAL SERVICESPairCorr
+0.65FNARXFidelity Natural ResPairCorr
+0.81INAAXALPSKOTAK INDIA GROWTHPairCorr
+0.76PPRPXPutnam PanAgora RiskPairCorr
+0.88PFHCXPACIFIC FUNDS SMALL-CAPPairCorr

Related Correlations

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Correlation Matchups

The Correlation Coefficient is a useful tool to identify correlated or non-correlated securities, which is essential in developing a diversified portfolio. It tells us the relationship between two positions you have in your portfolio or considering acquiring. Over a given time period, the two securities movetogether when the Correlation Coefficient is positive. Conversely, the two assets move in opposite directions when the Correlation Coefficient is negative. Determining your positions' relationship to each other is valuable for analyzing and projecting your portfolio's future expected return and risk.
High positive correlations   
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High negative correlations   
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AMERICAN FUNDS Competition Risk-Adjusted Indicators

Nowadays, there is a big difference between AMERICAN Mutual Fund performing well and AMERICAN FUNDS Mutual Fund doing well compared to the competition. There are way too many exceptions to the normal that investors can tell for sure what's good or bad unless they analyze AMERICAN FUNDS's multiple risk-adjusted performance indicators. These indicators are quantitative in nature and help investors forecast volatility and risk-adjusted expected returns across various positions.
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TWTR 1.73  0.51  0.17 (2.71)  1.73  0.12 (1.84)  3.56 (2.97)  27.10 
MSFT 1.79 (0.14)  0.00 (0.01)  0.00 (0.0424)  0.00  3.92 (3.54)  11.64 
UBER 2.84 (0.08) (0.01)  0.04  3.25 (0.0084) (3.42)  8.60 (5.58)  19.67 
F 1.96 (0.22)  0.00 (0.05)  0.00 (0.06)  0.00  2.75 (5.14)  14.93 
T 1.27  0.08  0.04  0.21  1.18  0.0334 (1.46)  2.54 (2.11)  9.29 
A 1.72  0.19  0.12  0.24  1.64  0.1 (2.08)  3.98 (2.97)  11.04 
CRM 2.32 (0.22)  0.00 (0.06)  0.00 (0.06)  0.00  4.31 (4.48)  18.29 
JPM 1.51  0.18  0.12  0.26  1.30  0.1 (1.64)  4.20 (2.15)  7.57 
MRK 1.00  0.37  0.24  1.28  0.80  0.23 (1.20)  2.44 (1.43)  7.38 
XOM 1.58  0.15  0.07  0.26  1.77  0.07 (1.68)  3.65 (2.91)  9.75 

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Invested in AMERICAN FUNDS FUNDAMENTAL?

The danger of trading AMERICAN FUNDS FUNDAMENTAL is mainly related to its market volatility and Mutual Fund specific events. As an investor, you must understand the concept of risk-adjusted return before you start trading. The most common way to measure the risk of AMERICAN FUNDS is by using the Sharpe ratio. The ratio expresses how much excess return you acquire for the extra volatility you endure for holding a more risker asset than AMERICAN FUNDS. The Shape ratio is calculated by using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. To understand how volatile AMERICAN FUNDS FUNDA is, you must compare it to a benchmark. Traditionally, the risk-free rate of return is the rate of return on the shortest-dated U.S. Treasury, such as a 3-year bond.
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Please note, there is a significant difference between AMERICAN FUNDS's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine AMERICAN FUNDS value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, AMERICAN FUNDS's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.