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Is this a good profit considering the amount of commission/fees charged VS the amount used to purchase the shares?

I concur with TheBadger: both good and bad news are apparent in your scenario.

For years, TMF has suggested that commissions and fees not exceed 2% of puchases/sales. The commissions and fees in your scenario exceed 3% (with the first transaction exceeding 6%).

I don't want to make you feel bad, but you really could've saved hundreds of dollars in these transactions—while getting the same service—if you'd used a discount broker.

Of course, you may have some kind of allegiance toward your broker that I'm not aware of.
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