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I am new to investing and I would like some advice/clarifications regarding DRIP investing.

I noticed form the DRP information provided by that many companies charge selling fees and/or terminating account fees. For instance, Coco-Cola has both a selling fee ($10+ 12 Cents/Share) and a terminating account fee ($10+ 12 Cents/Share).

At some point a person would have to sell the DRIP shares he or she owns and the fees that the person would have to incur at that time would be substantial.
My question is whether a person who invests in DRIP shares would still be able to make a profit after paying all the charges or would it be better to directly buy the shares from time to time from a discount broker?

Thanks in advance.
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