10 Hottest Stocks for Options Traders

Amazon (AMZN) options volume spiked with earnings and analyst upgrades

   

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

Individual Investors

  • 26,576 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 26,363 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts
  • 18,703 Ford (NYSE:F) call contracts
  • 12,116 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 11,326 Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) put contracts

Market Makers

  • 31,484 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 29,557  Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts
  • 16,899 Ford (NYSE:F) call contracts
  • 11,567 Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) put contracts
  • 10,902 Research in Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) put contracts

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


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