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10 Hottest Stocks for Options Traders

Even in the low-volume session, options traders had clear trading favorites


According to the Options Clearing Commission, these were the top equity options (by volume) that traded yesterday (excluding index ETFs and other derivatives like SPY and VIX trades):

Individual Investors

  • 67, 130 Sprint (NYSE:S) call options
  • Interestingly, 59,935 Bank of American (NYSE:BAC) call options and 56, 556 BAC put options
  • 22,372 Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) calls
  • 23,609 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) calls
  • 12,927 Citigroup (NYSE:C) calls

Market Makers

  • 73,438 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) calls traded on the CBOE
  • 66.047 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) calls traded on the CBOE
  • Notably, 31,048 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) calls and 29353 FB puts traded on the CBOE
  • 21,503 Ford (NYSE:F) calls traded on the CBOE
  • 18,326 Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) puts traded on the CBOE

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

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