getStockVolatility() Netscript Function

  • sym (string) – Symbol of stock
RAM cost:

2.5 GB

Returns the volatility of the specified stock.

Volatility represents the maximum percentage by which a stock’s price can change every tick. The volatility is returned as a decimal value, NOT a percentage (e.g. if a stock has a volatility of 3%, then this function will return 0.03, NOT 3).

In order to use this function, you must first purchase access to the Four Sigma (4S) Market Data TIX API.