Options

Whether you have been trading for years or are just getting started, Fidelity offers the resources and education you need to trade options. Our advanced analytics, custom screeners, and expert commentary let you trade confidently for a low, transparent price.

$7.95 per online trade, plus $0.75 per contract

Powerful online platform

Online trading
Use our intelligent order router or choose an exchange to direct your equity, ETF, and index options trades.

View our Options Summary page to see unrealized gain/loss and margin requirements grouped by strategy, expiration, or underlying instrument.

Research and analysis

Options research
Navigate between the Strategy Evaluator, probability charts, and interactive profit and loss models.

Generate trading ideas with our prebuilt and custom screeners, and Standard and Poor's market commentary.

Education and support

Learn about options
Watch videos, attend webinars, and read articles in the Fidelity Learning Center.

Call our experienced trading representatives when questions come up and get the support to help you trade confidently.

Why trade options with Fidelity?

  • Commission-free online Buy-to-Close orders executed at $0.10 or less
  • $7.95 plus $0.75 per contract online commission—lower than Schwab, TD Ameritrade, and E*Trade1, 2
  • Experienced investment and trading specialists available 24/7
  • Wide range of educational resources available online and in person at branch seminars

Other ways to trade

Advanced Trading Tools and Features

Get details on Active Trader applications, as well as account features like margin and short selling.