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I bought my companies stock under the same circumstances that you did. It's up well over 200% since I first started buying it. At the time, the stock was a real dog. Many people within the company sold after each month to take the 15% gain immediately. They ulimately lost out on the large gain.

The reason why I held the stock is that the long term prospects of my company I felt were good. Remember that poorly run companies can change very quickly, particularly if new management comes in (that's what happened with my company). Being an insider should help you determine the long term prospects of your company, which might differ from the current Wall Street view.

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