10 Hottest Stocks for Options Traders

Call options on Bank of America (BAC) beat out Apple (AAPL)

   

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

  • 69,437 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 39,563 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 20,668 Spectra Energy Corp. (NYSE:SE) call contracts
  • 16,548 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts
  • 15,921 KB Home (NYSE:KBH) put contracts

Market Makers

  • 48,459 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 40,549 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 15,625 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts
  • 15,441 JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) put contracts
  • 13,378 Citigroup (NYSE:C) call contracts

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


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