OPTIONS: Timber, Forest Investment Companies' Option Implied Volatility Increasing as Share Prices Pull Back with Wood Prices

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Timber and a forest investment companies' option implied volatility has increased as share prices have pulled back with wood prices:

Weyerhaeuser's ( WY ) overall option implied volatility of 28 is above its 26-week average of 25.

Plum Creek Timber ( PCL ) overall option implied volatility of 20 is above its 26-week average of 17.

Potlatch ( PCH ) overall option implied volatility of 27 is above its 26-week average of 21.

Louisiana-Pacific ( LPX ) overall option implied volatility of 42 is near its 26-week average of 43.

Boise Cascade ( BCC ) overall option implied volatility of 33 is near its 14-week average of 32, according to Track Data.



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This article appears in: Investing , Commodities

Referenced Stocks: BCC , LPX , PCH , PCL , WY

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