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You should not worry about the number of shares, your goal is to divide the dollar amount equally among the four stocks. It is recommended that you spend no more than 1 - 2% on commisions. So if you put $500 in each, the most you should pay per transaction is $10. Datek charges $9.99. So you are right on the bubble.

You could also start an FF2 or a FF3.
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