10 Hottest Stocks for Options Traders

Whenever a newcomer like WFT sees this type of volume, you should take notice

   

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

  • 40,556 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 32,832 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 26,245 Citigroup (NYSE:C) put contracts
  • 19,841 Weatherford International (NYSE:WFT) call contracts
  • 14,683 General Electric (NYSE:GE) call contracts

Market Makers

  • 35,464 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 29,053 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 13,970 General Electric (NYSE:GE) call contracts
  • 13,558 Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) call contracts
  • 12,786 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts

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


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