30 Most Volatile Stocks- Are You Holding Any?investing.comDecember 30, 2019
Indices have been touching all-time highs. Many buy recommendations have started pouring in. However, it is very important to understand the risk that you take for expected returns. One of the ways to measure risk is “volatility” which is often measured by the standard deviation.A prudent investor should always strive to invest in stocks where the expected return is more than the risk (i.e standard deviation in this context).
For example, if the standard deviation of a stock is 10% for the year then, the expected return from that stock should be more than 10% per annum.
We have compiled a list of stocks that were most volatile and least volatile from BSE 100 stocks for the last year.