10 Hottest Stocks for Options Traders

Volume on familiar names was up across the board

   

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

  • 43,399 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts
  • 40,002 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 23,110 Dell (NASDAQ:DELL) call contracts
  • 20,381 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 11,208 Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) call contracts

Market Makers

  • 49,326 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts
  • 46,436 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 22,254 Dell (NASDAQ:DELL) call contracts
  • 13,904 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 13,717 Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) call contracts

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


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