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Subject:  Re: COST BASIS Date:  6/28/2006  11:28 AM
Author:  Wradical Number:  87585 of 121592

You are selling 400 of your 800 shares, so you use 1/2 of your total cost basis for those shares. 1/2 of $3,000 is $1,500.

Your total cost basis does not change with a split or a stock dividend; you only adjust the cost per share to reflect it.

Bill

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