How to sell a stock

This article covers how to place a market sell order, which is an order to sell a stock immediately. Keep in mind that the last-traded price is not necessarily the price at which your market sell order will be executed.

For more information about the other order types that Robinhood supports, check out our article here.

Mobile
  1. Navigate to the stock’s detail page. Here you can find the stock’s historical performance, analyst ratings, company earnings, and other helpful information to consider when selling a stock.
  2. Tap Trade.
  3. Tap Sell.
  4. In the upper right corner, choose if you want to sell in dollars or shares.
  5. Tap on Review to check over your order details to make sure everything is correct.
  6. If all looks good, swipe up to submit your sell order.
Web
  1. Navigate to the stock’s detail page. Here you can find the stock’s historical performance, analyst ratings, company earnings, and other helpful information to consider when selling a stock.
  2. Click Sell in the order window on the right side of the screen.
  3. Choose if you’d like to sell in dollars or shares using the drop-down menu. (See the amount available to sell at the bottom of the window)
  4. Click Review Order to make sure everything is correct.
  5. If all looks good, submit your sell order.
Note

In order to fully withdraw your assets from your Robinhood account, you must sell all of your positions first. To learn more about withdrawing assets from Robinhood, check out our article here.

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