10 Hottest Stocks for Options Traders

Put options on Intel (INTC) are a symptom of downside potential in the stock

   

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

Individual Investors

  • 36,809 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 35,230 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 25,099 BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY) put contracts
  • 17,747 Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) put contracts
  • 16,111 Suncor Energy (NYSE:SU) call contracts

Market Makers

  • 33,798 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 23,251 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 20,772 BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY) put contracts
  • 8,469 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts
  • 7,367 Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) put contracts

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


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