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How to sell a stock

During regular market hours, dollar-based and share-based sell orders are market orders.

During extended hours, dollar-based and share-based sell orders are limit orders with a preset limit price.

Outside regular market hours and extended hours, dollar-based and share-based sell orders are queued for the opening of regular market hours.

When placing a market sell order, keep in mind that the last-traded price is not necessarily the price at which your market sell order will be executed.

App
  1. Go to the stock’s detail page. Here you’ll find the stock’s historical performance, analyst ratings, company earnings, and other helpful information to consider when selling a stock.
  2. Select TradeSell
  3. By default, you’re asked to enter the amount you would like to sell in dollars. However, you can choose to sell shares, or select another order type, by selecting Dollars. Check out order types for more information.
  4. Review your order and confirm that all the details are correct or select Edit
  5. If all looks good, swipe up to submit your order
Web
  1. Go to the stock’s detail page. Here you’ll find the stock’s historical performance, analyst ratings, company earnings, and other helpful information to consider when selling a stock.
  2. Select Sell
  3. In Sell In, select either Dollars or Shares, or change the order type, and then enter the amount to sell.
  4. Select Review Order and confirm that all the details are correct or select Edit
  5. If all looks good, select Sell
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