When do you sell after lockout period ends?

Jul 9 7 Comments

Do you sell your stock the second the market opens the day after 6 month lockout period ends? Or is it better to wait until things cool off after that day? Or wait a full year for tax reasons?

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  • Coupang
    butthol

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    All personal preference and based on what your goals are.
    Jul 9 2
    • OP
      Goal is maximize profit and diversify
      Jul 9
    • Coupang
      butthol

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      Can’t help you there. I would imagine selling when the lockout period ends isn’t a great strategy but I don’t know shit about that.
      Jul 9
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    Depends on market sentiment and if there are a lot of old investors (VCs) that want out.

    I good default is, 33% ASAP, 33% after 6 months, 33% in 1 year+.
    Jul 9 1
  • New SgJq15
    all of this strictly depends on where the market is and where you think it’s going to be.

    you shouldn’t keep everything in one basket. having said that, i made over 400k this year so far by doing exactly that because i believe the ride has a small runway to continue. YMMV
    Jul 9 0
  • Carvana WingItMan
    Depends on what they are, if RSUs you can and should (IMO) treat as cash.

    There are also some tax benefits to selling at a loss, but if you’re talking a decent chunk of money you should consult an advisor.
    Jul 9 0