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Options Volume: Same Names, Different Proportions

Large-cap names dominated options trading


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

  • 22,388 Bank of America (BAC) call contracts
  • 19,572 Apple (AAPL) call contracts
  • 17,880 JPMorgan Chase (JPM) call contracts
  • 10,818 Apache Corp. (APA) call contracts
  • 10,176 Ford (F) call contracts

Market Makers

  • 18,471 Apple (AAPL) call contracts
  • 17,474 Bank of America (BAC) call contracts
  • 15,668 JPMorgan Chase (JPM) call contracts
  • 10,398 Ford (F) call contracts
  • 9,976 Facebook (FB) call contracts

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

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