10 Hottest Stocks for Options Traders

GT stock rose almost 2% yesterday

   

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

  • 26,730 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 14,288 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 11,024 Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE:GT) call contracts
  • 9,056 Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) call contracts
  • 8,764 Blackberry (NASDAQ:BBRY) call contracts

Market Makers

  • 20,728 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 14,798 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 7,521 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts
  • 7,497 Blackberry (NASDAQ:BBRY) call contracts
  • 6,414 Citigroup (NYSE:C) call contracts

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


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