Williams Companies’ implied volatility
Williams Companies’ (WMB) 30-day implied volatility was 19.2% as of September 27, 2017. In comparison, ONEOK (OKE) and Kinder Morgan (KMI) have implied volatilities of 18.3% and 17.7%, respectively. At the same time, the Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP) has an implied volatility of 18.0%. Williams Partners (WPZ), Williams Companies’ MLP subsidiary, has an implied volatility of 17.8% as of September 27. Williams Companies’ slightly higher implied volatility compared to Williams Partners could be attributed to its dependence on the limited partnership for distribution income.
Williams Companies’ price forecast
Williams Companies is expected to trade at $29.18–$30.78 in the next seven days based on its closing price of $29.98 on September 27. Williams Companies has a 68% chance of trading within this range in the next seven days—assuming a normal distribution of prices.
In the next part, we’ll analyze Williams Companies’ current valuation.