10 Hottest Stocks for Options Traders

Market makers and options traders followed the same names in different proportions

   

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

  • 31,694 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 16,651 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 15,587 Blackberry (NASDAQ:BBRY) call contracts
  • 15,010 Expeditors International of Washington (NASDAQ:EXPD) call contracts
  • 13,922 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts

Market Makers

  • 30,196 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 18,511 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts
  • 15,010 Expeditors International of Washington (NASDAQ:EXPD) call contracts
  • 14,633 Blackberry (NASDAQ:BBRY) call contracts
  • 13,312 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts

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


Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http://investorplace.com/247trader/10-hottest-stocks-for-options-traders-97/.

©2014 InvestorPlace Media, LLC

Comments are currently unavailable. Please check back soon.