10 Hottest Stocks for Options Traders

HSH saw double the call options volume of 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

  • 45,000 Hilshire Brands (NYSE:HSH) call contracts
  • 43,522 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 26,108 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 14,348 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts
  • 13,450 BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY) call contracts

Market Makers

  • 35,670 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 28,093 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 17,228 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts
  • 13,298 BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY) call contracts
  • 11,407 Citigroup (NYSE:C) call contracts

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


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