Volatility as an asset class
Accenture (ACN) is recently up $6.21 to $94.42 after the consulting company raised its growth target. April weekly call option implied volatility is at 23, April is at 15, May is at 16, August is at 17; compared to its 26-week average of 19.
Five Below (FIVE) is recently up $3.81 to $36.02 after the teen focused retailer reported Q4 profit rose 34% and plans to continue its rapid expansion. April call option implied volatility is at 36, May and August is at 35;[...]