10 Hottest Stocks for Options Traders

The reason for SWFT's increased call options volume is unknown, but sentiment is definitely bullish


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

  • 30,479 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts
  • 24,307 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 20,491 Swift Transportation (NASDAQ:SWFT) call contracts
  • 14,805 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 12,705 Ford (NYSE:F) call contracts

Market Makers

  • 31,785 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts
  • 23,649 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 20,491 Swift Transportation (NASDAQ:SWFT) call contracts
  • 12,922 Ford (NYSE:F) call contracts
  • 12,347 Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) call contracts

Also of note…this April, cleared options contract volume rose 17%, for the highest levels ever, according to the OCC.

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

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