Options Volume: Continued Rise in PSX Ahead?

High options volume shows investor sentiment

   

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

  • 34,868 Cisco Systems (CSCO) call contracts
  • 25,480 Bank of America (BAC) call contracts
  • 24,433 Apple (AAPL) call contracts
  • 18,746 Ford (F) call contracts
  • 12,957 Phillips 66 (PSX) call contracts

Market Makers

  • 21,147 Apple (AAPL) call contracts
  • 18,830 Bank of America (BAC) call contracts
  • 17,848 Ford (F) call contracts
  • 16,918 Cisco Systems (CSCO)  call contracts
  • 11,113 Microsoft (MSFT) call contracts

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


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