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Does Dollar-Cost Averaging Out of a Position Make Sense?

The method used to purchase stock might not be your best bet when selling.

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Question: I own a large holding of my employer's company stock and would like to sell out of it and diversify. Would I be better off dollar-cost averaging out of the position or selling it all in a lump sum?

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