10 Hottest Stocks for Options Traders

Plenty of liquidity in any of these stock options

   

According to the Options Clearing Commission, these were the top equity options (by volume) that traded yesterday (excluding index ETFs and other derivatives like SPY and VIX trades):

Individual Investors

  • 52,477 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 48,109 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 19,989 Knight Capital Group (NYSE:KCG) put contracts
  • 16,197 United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) put contracts
  • 14,133 Ford (NYSE:F) call contracts

Market Makers

  • 87,247 Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) call contracts
  • 41,333 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 40,127 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 34,156 Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) call contracts
  • 21,078 Dell (NASDAQ:DELL) call contracts

Did you trade any of these names yesterday? Give us your take in the comments.


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