10 Hottest Stocks for Options Traders

Keep an eye on LVS for a continued uptrend

   

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

  • 34,825 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 19,055 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 9,009 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts
  • 8,233 Focus Media Holding Limited (NASDAQ:FMCN) put contracts
  • 7,955 Blackberry (NASDAQ:BBRY) call contracts

Market Makers

  • 22,183 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 19,034 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 8,632 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts
  • 8,284 Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) call contracts
  • 7,955 Blackberry (NASDAQ:BBRY) call contracts

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


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