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Author: blesto Big red star, 1000 posts Global Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 27884  
Subject: Re: Computershare Buy and Sell Within Date: 12/16/2011 5:35 PM
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I think I know what you're asking.

Each plan is a separate plan with Computershare for each company. You would get the money from what you sold. Any other company within Computershare's service you have to deal with it separately.

GE has a DSPP (Direct Share Purchase Plan) I'm not familiar with PM if they have a DSPP. Some companies served by Computershare only have a DRIP if you already own at least one share in your name.

If PM does have a DSPP then you would fill out the application for such, and send Computershare funds for that. As I said before I'm not familiar with PM, but more than likely they would have a minimum of $500 required to start. If possible you could start with PM before you sold your GE. After all GE increased their dividend recently and that bodes well for future increases. GE is on the mend. I would look into GE further before you sell. depending on how many shares you have maybe you could sell part of your GE shares and use those funds after you receive them to cover your PM investment.

If still in doubt, your best bet is to contact them directly.

hope this helps.
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