Basics Of Stock Selling

  • Dec 23, 2018 AEDT
  • Team Kalkine
Basics Of Stock Selling

Apart from buying a stock at the right time, it is essential for an investor to sell the stock at the right time to maximize their returns. Delay in selling a share at the right time could adversely impact on the benefits of buying the stock at the tight time.

Manage Expectations

Many times, investors don’t sell their stocks even when the stock values are up substantially, as investors expect more return from the stocks. But a delay in selling stock could hamper the return from the shares as the stock may go down instead of rising continuously. Investors need to manage their expectation from the stocks, and they should take a timely decision while selling them.

Learn to Face Loss

Many times, investors don’t sell their stocks even if their values are decreased substantially, as they don’t want to except loss on their investment and they end up holding a losing stock for more than a time period that is required. Many times, things don’t go as planned, in those cases, it is extremely important for investors to accept losses at the right time to protect themselves from future bigger losses.

Target-Price Selling

Target price is a price at which investors decide to buy or sell a stock whenever the stock reaches that price level. Target-Price Selling strategy is an extremely helpful strategy for investors to manage their losses and profits. An investor following this strategy will not wait for the stock to go higher and higher, instead, an investor will sell the price whenever it reaches a target price. By following this strategy, investors can protect themselves from any extraordinary losses. However, this strategy also stops investors to gain an extraordinary profit.

Control Your Emotions

Many times, investors get emotionally attached to a particular stock for different reasons like likeness for the management of the company or likeness for the Brand or product of the company. In those cases, investors don’t feel good about selling the stock of the company even if it is the right time to sell the stock.

Many times, investors get upset or angry with the management’s decisions, and in those emotional state, they tend to take a decision regarding the selling of stocks. Investors should never take a trading decision as a result of the emotional reaction.  Investors need to control their emotions while trading with stocks and should take decisions on the basis of the information that is available to them rather than on the basis of emotions.

Stock Analysis

Share trading is not only about buying and selling of stock by merely seeing prices, but it is also essential to analyze a stock before buying or selling. There are many market multiples like price-to-earnings (P/E) multiple, price-to-book(P/Bv) and price-to-sales (P/S) which can be used in evaluating a stock. There are many financial advisory companies such as  Kalkine Solutions Pvt Ltd which offers their best advice on the shares to investors and help them in the decision-making process whether to buy or sell a stock.


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