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# Using Implied Volatility to Determine the Expected Range of a Stock

When there is an event that is likely to impact the price of an equity (e.g., earnings; FDA ruling; new product release; etc.,) you will see an increase in the option pricing. This rise pricing is attributed to an increase in the option’s implied volatility. When the implied volatility is high, that means that the market anticipates a greater movement in the stock price.

I am often asked “How can I determine how far a stock is likely to move?” I will give you two methods to estimate the expected movement: one that requires a calculator and a quick and dirty way that you can do in your head. I teach an entire class on this subject in the OptionsANIMAL curriculum in level 2.

Watch my video class on Implied Volatility down below.

### First a little theory:

When we talk about historical volatility, we are measuring the zigzaggedness of a stock. How much did it zig and how much did it zag? If it zigged and zagged a lot, the historic volatility is high. In mathematical terms we determine the zigzaggedness by measuring the “standard deviation.”

Remember the bell curve or the normal distribution?

If a distribution is considered “normal,” 68% of the time, you will be within 1 standard deviation of the peak of that curve. For the most part, stock exhibit a normal distribution. (Actually, it’s a log normal distribution, but let’s keep this simple.)

The historic volatility is the movement that did occur. The implied volatility is the movement that is expected to occur in the future. When we are estimating future prices, we use the implied volatility.

#### Using the calculator:

The following calculation can be done to estimate a stock’s potential movement in order to then determine strategy. You can call it your option strategy calculator:

(Stock price) x (Annualized Implied Volatility) x (Square Root of [days to expiration / 365]) = 1 standard deviation.

Take for example AAPL that is trading at \$323.62 this morning. It has earnings next month. The current Implied Volatility is 31.6%. JAN options expire in 22 days, that would indicate that standard deviation is:

\$323.62 x 31.6% x SQRT (22/365) = \$25.11

That means that there is a 68% chance that AAPL will be between \$298.51 and \$348.73 in January expiration.

#### Quick and Dirty:

Now, for those of you that have not touched the square-root key since you took algebra back in high school, you can just use an options chain to get an estimate of where the stock could move. Find the price of the at-the-money straddle and the out-of-the-money strangle and add them together and divide by two. That is about equal to the 50% probability movement.

For AAPL this is the 320 straddle (320 call and put) and the 310/330 strangle (330 call and 310 put.) Add those together and you will get \$30.58. If you divide that by two (\$30.58 / 2 = \$15.29) and add and subtract that from the current stock price, you get very close to 50% probability range. That means that AAPL has about a 50% chance of being at \$308.33 and \$338.91 by January expiration.

This method is a enough to make a mathematician cringe. However, it works out to be a pretty good “SWAG,” as they say.

#### Thoughts on what these numbers mean:

I don’t use these calculations as a price target to build a strategy. I use them more as a warning sign. Considering the potential movement, you may want to reconsider your delta neutral strategy (e.g., call calendar, put calendar, iron condor, etc.) which profits from a stagnant trend. While the premiums look good now, you might want to wait until after the event for that stagnant strategy. Or, you may be looking at a straddle or strangle knowing that there is going to be a big movement. If you look at those estimated moves, you’ll see that a straddle or strangle is probably not that attractive – especially when you consider the volatility crush that is likely to occur after the event.

For example the current JAN 320 straddle on AAPL. It’s pricing at \$19.40. That means that you need the stock to move to at least \$304.22 or \$343.02 just to break even by expiration. Now, consider the estimates made above. Does this look like a trade that you’d want to be in? Unless you know something that the market doesn’t know – like the iPhone cures the common cold – you probably are best advised to avoid this sort of trade. (Another factor that must be considered is the dramatic changes in implied volatility. But, I will leave that for another post.)

Unless you have a strong sentiment, I believe the most prudent approach is to consider a protective strategy. For stock ownership, I believe that a collar trade is typically best strategy around earnings. It protects you from downward movement in the stock. Also, because there is a long and a short option, the impacts of volatility crush is mitigated. The art is picking the right options and that is what we teach you at OptionsAnimal.

Eric Hale
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19:44 28 Dec 20
I've done a lot of stock and option training education over the years but this is the first place that actually delivered on what they advertise. They don't just give you trades or give canned formulas to execute, they give actual training courses and make sure you understand them before moving on to more advanced topics. There is ample opportunity to get feedback from instructors on any and all aspects of option trading. I had been trading for years before signing up and I didn't know how much I didn't know. I am so much more successful in my trading than before and I'm learning more here everyday. Worth the price of admission!
Karen Berliner
21:15 14 Nov 18
I first learned about Options Animal just about two years ago. I could immediately see what a comprehensive educational program it is and how I could become a successful trader. I finished the program in a year and am extremely pleased with the success I have had this year, far exceeding results obtained by the S&P 500, the Dow, and NASDAQ. Not only does Options Animal provide an excellent curriculum, it offers multiple ways for students to learn and each of the coaches is fantastic. They want their students to be successful. The changes that I have been able to make as a result of being a member of the Options Animal community have been important for me professionally and personally. I recommend it highly.
Outstanding service, extremely knowledgeable and went over and above in service. Can't say enough nice things about Mrs Helen Karen and her platform! Helen has an amazing reputation in her field because of her no nonsense attitude, her work ethic and core values. We recently worked with her on helping us invest in her platform. Although Mrs Helen Karen is known for good recommendation, she took our investment higher under her wing and found her the perfect place that was in her good range. It was a very good investment the platform was very helpful and every day profits to look at. They made our investment feel very comfortable and wonderful every way. From the start to finish the process went smoothly and effortlessly. perfect work she did i really enjoyed the process because of the hard work of the team. Highly recommend Mrs Helen Karen and her platform for job well done. Don't be too busy to read my success story and pick the challenge by starting your own investment today. contact her via whatsapp number:+1(267)4782267
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Brian Hores
13:59 11 Jun 19
A well structured curriculum to master the intricacies of options trading. Archived sessions allow you to go at your own pace and review areas of weakness. Live classes with instructors are interactive with a chance to ask questions. The teachers are great with helping to clarify issues and help you succeed. Following he Options Animal 6-step process will lead to trading success. The tuition is worthwhile compared to paying the school of hard knocks. I haven't mastered everything but am a much more confident and profitable trader.
Carroll Rogers
02:34 24 Sep 18
Options Animal has proven to be interested in the success of me as a successful trader. Their staff has answered my questions, and the presentations give a good understanding about many option strategies that I did not know existed.
Dora Murphy
01:44 16 Nov 21
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Alphaeus Timiebi
17:07 06 Jul 21
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Michael Lawrence
22:02 12 Sep 18
Options Animal is an excellent organization. I am very happy that I have found them. The website is wonderful and easy to navigate. Options are a complex instrument and they certainly know a great deal about their subject matter. Greg, Jeff, and Casey, as well as the other members of the company are all warm, kind, funny, helpful and extremely intelligent. Options Animal is a solid organization. I am very excited to move toward a complete understanding of options. I hope to grow along with their company in the future. I would give them a stellar review.
Superman
00:17 07 Oct 21
dvin68
21:42 22 Feb 21
Very professional group. Brice Hogan provided excellent pre and post sales support. The instructors are diverse and provide different views on the same subjects which helps me to be thoughtful about the subjects and retain the information. The classes are well laid out and build upon themselves. The community approach provides me with an environment that will foster lifetime learning. This is not the first investment education company but their lifetime membership is an excellent value for my long-term growth. Thank you.
Ron Pensari
23:51 12 Jul 17
optionsANIMAL is by far the most comprehencive options education program I have ever experienced. I have gone through enough programs to know that this school does an exceptional job in educating and supporting anyone with the desire to become an options trader. The coaches are extremely helpful and knowledgeable. It does not matter what level you trade, their course structure takes you in depth from the fundamentals all the way to the most advanced strategies. The cost for the course is well worth the money...I am a lifetime member and am glad I did it!! But, you can start at any level. The education I am learning will last a lifetime!
DiVerge Fitness
17:35 22 Dec 18
Great service for learning the correct way to trade options.
Steven Hollosi
17:44 26 Jun 20
I have been trading options for several years with some success just as a hobby, when I decided to trade options as a business and a source of a regular income, i searched for an educational platform to enhance my understanding and of the market dynamics when it comes to trading option I discovered Options Animals, called them, confirm that this was an educational focused platform that I could benefit from. The rest is history, I could not be happier with the results and support I received over time. They will teach you on how to enjoy the success rate of 90 plus percent of profitable trading with a thoughtful methodology and a plan of execution.I am sold for life. Keep up the great work everyone.Thank you,Steven Hollosi
Mark Zimmerman Sr
20:32 07 Sep 18
If you want to learn options this is where you will lean it! Great education, even better support
john kraus
19:00 13 Nov 18
The experience and information have been outstanding thus far. I insist on thorough coverage when it comes to my interests and pursuits. OptionsAnimal are meeting and exceeding my expectations. The personel are very supportive as well. So far, i have interacted with Brice, Jordan and Warren. All of them were flawless in their professionalism and very personable as well. i never felt rushed in my inquiries and they efficiently offered complete and even comprehensive answers, making sure i understood what i was trying to learn. Thank you!! so far so good!John Kraus
Baby Steps
06:32 10 Apr 22
I don't usually pay for stuff like this because I feel all the info I need is free on YouTube. I stand corrected. Their training program is excellent and they have fantastic customer service. I have learned so much since I started using their curriculum.
s hart
21:26 04 May 19
The knowledge I've gained from being involved with Options Animal since 2013 has been extremely refreshing & tremendously helpful. I don't have to fret about what's going to happen with any trades I have going, because I already know what can happen in any type of market movement and thus, can prepare accordingly. If you have intentions of becoming a trader yourself, whether you're a rookie or have played with the stock market for years, this is the place you want to be to get you aimed in the right direction. The instructors are amazing - very knowledgeable & deeply caring. The membership community is wonderful. Getting with these people personally at the Summits is a great thing. You most-likely will end up with some wonderful friendships with fellow traders (and instructors) in the community. The things you can do with this education are limited only by you.Scott Hartman - OA Graduate
Rick Gregory
00:17 08 Sep 18
John Boulet
04:48 30 Sep 18
GREAT CONFERENCE !It became much clearer to me that options can be used to hedge risk AND be profitable at the same time.Would highly recommend Options Animal to anyone looking to improve their trading!
Robin Pfeil
20:47 14 Sep 18
This was a great review of basics, with a substantial amount of more advanced information. It was a solid day of education with very minimal fluff. A worthy use of the time.
12:57 05 May 19
thank you - very professional and informative Summit
Bruce Ash
21:22 01 Jan 19
OptionsAnimal has been a great experience. I have learned a lot about options. It is nice that you can learn at your own pace and get help as needed.
chipman
22:13 11 Nov 21
I have been a member of Options Animal for slightly over a year. This is by far the best service I have ever used. My membership includes the education, weekly market reviews, Instructor Trades, and twice a month interactive session with one of the instructors. I find everything to be highly educational and helpful to help me become a successful Options trader. I love Options Animal and will become a lifetime member soon. I have had a great year.... Thank you Options Animal!!!
Brett Johnson
21:39 12 Oct 18
am new to Options Animal since March of 2018 although I have traded options since 2011. While I am only half way through the curriculum, I find the content, instructors, and methodology invaluable. I very much appreciate the new view to trading that Options Animal provides, so much so I am considering migrating from a mix of stock investor and options trader to a pure options trader given the risk management and increased trade success taught at Options Animal.
Hal Maughan
03:17 08 Sep 18