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Glossary Term: VOLATILITY

Definition(s) for VOLATILITY:


1. ) The volatility of a stock describes the extent of its variance over time between high and low market prices. High volatility denotes a wide variation; low volatility, a more stable stock.

2. ) A measurement of thechange in price over a given time period. It is often expressed as apercentage and computed as the annualized standard deviation of percentagechange in daily price.

3. ) A measure of the fluctuation in market price of a security. A volatile issue has frequent and large swings in price. Mathematically, volatility is calculated as the annualized standard deviation of returns.

4. ) Variability in the price of financial instrument. Expected volatility is a variable used in pricing options.

5. ) A measure of the fluctuation in the market price of the underlying security. Mathematically, volatility is the annualized standard deviation of returns.

6. ) A measure of stock price fluctuation. Mathematically, volatility is the annualized standard deviation of a stock's daily price changes. See also Historic volatility and Individual volatility and Implied volatility

7. ) A measure of the amount of movement in the price of an instrument.


See Also:
ASYMMETRIC VOLATILITY, VOLATILITY RISK, HISTORICAL VOLATILITY, IMPLIED VOLATILITY, RELATIVE VOLATILITY INDEX, HISTORICAL VOLATILITY, CHAIKIN VOLATILITY INDICATOR, IMPLIED VOLATILITY, HISTORIC VOLATILITY, INDIVIDUAL VOLATILITY, IMPLIED VOLATILITY, IMPLIED VOLATILITY, VOLATILITY.


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