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Author: EGUSC Three stars, 500 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 121594  
Subject: Re: selling a portion of stocks Date: 1/30/2002 8:20 PM
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"You don't ever need the per share price. The only numbers you ever need are the total cash and the number of shares. If you sell a portion of your holdings you can take a ratio of number of shares sold to number of shares held (in a given lot of stock). You apply this ratio to the total cash."

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It took me a while but i think i understand your post. You could use fifo to sell full lots until you sold a partial lot and take the ratio of share sold to the total shares in the lot. For me its easier to get a per share price of the lot of stock that was partially sold and multiple that by the number of shares sold.
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