Implied volatilities in integrated energy stocks
Implied volatility in Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) currently stands at 16%, which is the highest compared to peers ExxonMobil (XOM), Chevron (CVX), and BP (BP). On the other hand, XOM has the lowest implied volatility at 13%.
CVX and BP have implied volatilities of 14% and 15%, respectively. For exposure to integrated energy stocks, investors can consider the iShares North American Natural Resources ETF (IGE). The ETF has ~21% exposure to the sector.
Move on to the next part to know how integrated energy stocks’ valuations compare to last year’s averages.