10 Hottest Stocks for Options Traders

MetroPCS (PCS) and Endo Health Solutions (ENDP) options both saw unusual volume on the CBOE

   

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

  • 28,653 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 28,040 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 12,131 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts
  • 10,764 MetroPCS Communications (NYSE:PCS) call contracts
  • 10,255 Endo Health Solutions (NASDAQ:ENDP) call contracts

Market Makers

  • 33,936 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 18,809 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 17,902 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts
  • 11,081 Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) call contracts
  • 9,907 Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN) call contracts

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


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