Hello

When someone mentions the implied volatility of a stock, is it the implied volatility of the stock on at the money strike prices? And if it is, is it for the call or put

I'm asking this because the implied volatility is different at different strike prices. So it is not clear which strike price is taken into account when we are just mentioning the implied volatility of a stock.

I am assuming that volatility of the underlying stock is completely different and is called as its historical volatility which is not its implied volatility.

Can someone please clarify?

Thank you for your inputs

When someone mentions the implied volatility of a stock, is it the implied volatility of the stock on at the money strike prices? And if it is, is it for the call or put

I'm asking this because the implied volatility is different at different strike prices. So it is not clear which strike price is taken into account when we are just mentioning the implied volatility of a stock.

I am assuming that volatility of the underlying stock is completely different and is called as its historical volatility which is not its implied volatility.

Can someone please clarify?

Thank you for your inputs

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