10 Hottest Stocks for Options Traders

Netflix (NFLX) saw surprisingly high volume after it released earnings

   

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

Individual Investors

  • 38,160 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 26,944 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 13,632 Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY) call contracts
  • 11,722 Ford (NYSE:F) call contracts
  • 11,679 Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) call contracts

Market Makers

  • 40,252 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 23,513 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 14,022 Ford (NYSE:F) call contracts
  • 10,788 Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) call contracts
  • 8,632 JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) put contracts

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


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