10 Hottest Stocks for Options Traders

The market made a bearish bet on LNCO

   

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

Individual Investors

  • 35,357 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 22,035 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 14,866 Citigroup (NYSE:C) call contracts
  • 11,269 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts
  • 9,573 LinnCo (NASDAQ:LNCO) put contracts

Market Makers

  • 24,575 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 21,358 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 12,000 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts
  • 9,835 LinnCo (NASDAQ:LNCO) put contracts
  • 8,522 Citigroup (NYSE:C) call contracts

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


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