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Broker Comparison

Cost Effective and Straightforward Commissions

At eOption, you do not have to bother with complicated or multiple pricing structures, volume requirements or a minimum account balance. Our commission schedule is the same for everyone and is easy to calculate without confusing fine print.

Competitor Comparison for Options
Options Base Commission 1
  Broker Assistance Options
eOption $3.00+15¢ per contract $3.15 $4.50 $6.00 $10.50   Add $6.00 $9.00
Fidelity $7.95+75¢ Per Contract $8.70 $15.45 $22.95 $45.45   $32.95+75¢ Per Contract Online Stock Rate
optionsXpress $14.95 min/$1.50 Per Contract $14.95 $14.95 $30.00 $75.00   No additional charge. $8.95
Schwab $8.95+75¢ Per Contract $9.70 $16.45 $23.95 $46.45   Add $25.00+Online
  Commission Rate
Online Rate
Scottrade $7.00+$1.25 Per Contract $8.25 $19.50 $32.00 $69.50   $32.00+$1.25 Per Contract $17.00
TD AMERITRADE $9.99+75¢ Per Contract $10.74 $17.49 $24.99 $47.49   $44.99+75¢ Per Contract $19.99


Competitor Comparison for Stocks
Stocks Market or Limit 500 Shares 1,000 Shares 10,000 Shares Broker-Assisted
eOption $3.00 $3.00 $3.00 $3.00 Add $6.00
Fidelity $7.95 $7.95 $7.95 $7.95 $32.95
optionsXpress $8.95 $8.95 $8.95 $8.95 No additional charge.
Schwab $8.95 $8.95 $8.95 $8.95 Add $25.00
Scottrade[*] $7.00 $7.00 $7.00 $7.00 Add $32.00
TD AMERITRADE $9.99 $9.99 $9.99 $9.99 $44.99

[*] Scottrade: For stocks priced under $1, add 1/2% of the principal value to the commissions shown.

The calculator presented by eOption is a tool for you to estimate hypothetical calculations and is for illustrative purposes only. Commissions were verified as of 4/15/2014 and are subject to change without notice. Results obtained are based on information that you provide and the figures shown may not be applicable to your individual situation. Please contact each broker individually to confirm their commission schedule.

A commission rate of $5.00 for equities and $5.00 + $.15/contract for options, per execution, applies to orders entered and filled by eOption's Auto Trade Desk and does not apply to customers who enter their trades directly into the eOption platform and are not utilizing the Auto Trade desk.

The competitor rates from published web sites are believed to be accurate but they are not guaranteed. Certain firms may waive or offer reduced commissions if additional criteria such as account value, trading volume or certain other conditions are met. Some firms may offer products or services eOption does not offer. The comparison is based on the standard trading platform and does not include all trading platforms the identified firms may provide. Data contained in this section was verified as of 4/15/2014. Please contact each broker individually to confirm their commission schedule.

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Prior to trading options, you must be approved for options trading and read the Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options. A copy may also be requested via email at or via mail to eOption, 950 Milwaukee Ave., Ste. 102, Glenview, IL 60025. Online trading has inherent risks due to loss of online services or delays from system performance, risk parameters, market conditions, and erroneous or unavailable market data.