10 Hottest Stocks for Options Traders

National Bank of Greece call options volume saw a big spike

   

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

Individual Investors

  • 29,093 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 16,838 J.C. Penney (NYSE:JCP) call contracts
  • 13,434 National Bank of Greece ADR (NYSE:NBG) call contracts
  • 12,818 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 11,413 Ford (NYSE:F) call contracts

Market Makers

  • 25,721 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 13,056 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts
  • 12,965 J.C. Penney (NYSE:JCP) call contracts
  • 10,969 Ford (NYSE:F) call contracts
  • 10,379 National Bank of Greece ADR (NYSE:NBG) call contracts

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


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