POLL: Set Barclays Sell:Profit Tracker

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POLL: Set Barclays Sell:Profit Tracker

Poll ended at Thu Dec 21, 2017 8:55 am

At 10% more than we paid set 1% tracker
8
50%
At 10% more than we paid set 2% tracker
4
25%
At 10% more than we paid set 3% tracker
3
19%
Take no action
1
6%
 
Total votes : 16

Re: POLL: Set Barclays Sell:Profit Tracker

Postby Beachboy » Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:24 pm

an6ypan6y wrote:Probably not the right place to post this, but I found this article 'stimulating' as a forward looking view on Barclays future share price:


Hedge fund makes $1bn bet on Barclays rebound
https://www.ft.com/content/e768ce1e-fd5 ... d59aace167


Thanks for highlighting but unfortunately when I click on the link it prompts to be to 'subscribe' rather than to an article I can read.
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Re: POLL: Set Barclays Sell:Profit Tracker

Postby bobster007 » Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:18 am

Beachboy wrote:
an6ypan6y wrote:Probably not the right place to post this, but I found this article 'stimulating' as a forward looking view on Barclays future share price:


Hedge fund makes $1bn bet on Barclays rebound
https://www.ft.com/content/e768ce1e-fd5 ... d59aace167


Thanks for highlighting but unfortunately when I click on the link it prompts to be to 'subscribe' rather than to an article I can read.


Think this link might be the same or similar story to the link posted above.

http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/mark ... -boss.html
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Re: POLL: Set Barclays Sell:Profit Tracker

Postby planteria » Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:40 am

richard@imutual wrote:Once the 10% is triggered, please tell me the exact price I should set the 'automatic sell price' to. I'm afraid my brain can't cope with all the percentages ;)


i'm not part of this, but happened to have a look.. i'm amazed that there is appetite to do anything along these lines. i'd never only look for 10% growth in the share price. if i wasn't optimistic that a company i owned was going to rise more than 10% i'd just sell and buy shares in a company that was moving in the right direction.

am i missing something? :think:.
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Re: POLL: Set Barclays Sell:Profit Tracker

Postby AAAlphaThunder » Tue Jan 23, 2018 12:30 pm

planteria wrote:
richard@imutual wrote:Once the 10% is triggered, please tell me the exact price I should set the 'automatic sell price' to. I'm afraid my brain can't cope with all the percentages ;)


i'm not part of this, but happened to have a look.. i'm amazed that there is appetite to do anything along these lines. i'd never only look for 10% growth in the share price. if i wasn't optimistic that a company i owned was going to rise more than 10% i'd just sell and buy shares in a company that was moving in the right direction.

am i missing something? :think:.


In my opinion, 10% is a very good return.
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Re: POLL: Set Barclays Sell:Profit Tracker

Postby kevinchess1 » Tue Jan 23, 2018 3:47 pm

planteria wrote:
richard@imutual wrote:Once the 10% is triggered, please tell me the exact price I should set the 'automatic sell price' to. I'm afraid my brain can't cope with all the percentages ;)


i'm not part of this, but happened to have a look.. i'm amazed that there is appetite to do anything along these lines. i'd never only look for 10% growth in the share price. if i wasn't optimistic that a company i owned was going to rise more than 10% i'd just sell and buy shares in a company that was moving in the right direction.

am i missing something? :think:.

Yes lots
We had a vote on this and that was what we voted far
We got well battered on Carillion having double up/down at £2+ per share
A vote to sell it when there was still a chance to salvage something was defeated.
We have 13, well 11 shares of which 8/10 are down but we wont sell anything at a loss
3 years on and we are down overall by 15%
Think that covers everything
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Re: POLL: Set Barclays Sell:Profit Tracker

Postby AAAlphaThunder » Tue Jan 23, 2018 4:51 pm

kevinchess1 wrote:
planteria wrote:
richard@imutual wrote:Once the 10% is triggered, please tell me the exact price I should set the 'automatic sell price' to. I'm afraid my brain can't cope with all the percentages ;)


i'm not part of this, but happened to have a look.. i'm amazed that there is appetite to do anything along these lines. i'd never only look for 10% growth in the share price. if i wasn't optimistic that a company i owned was going to rise more than 10% i'd just sell and buy shares in a company that was moving in the right direction.

am i missing something? :think:.

Yes lots
We had a vote on this and that was what we voted far
We got well battered on Carillion having double up/down at £2+ per share
A vote to sell it when there was still a chance to salvage something was defeated.
We have 13, well 11 shares of which 8/10 are down but we wont sell anything at a loss
3 years on and we are down overall by 15%
Think that covers everything


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Re: POLL: Set Barclays Sell:Profit Tracker

Postby Beachboy » Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:46 am

Just spotted Barclays up 12%. Richard if you are reading this can you set the sell 'roll up' instruction? Thanks

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Re: POLL: Set Barclays Sell:Profit Tracker

Postby richard@imutual » Mon Feb 26, 2018 5:18 pm

Ok. Current price is £2.09 so I have set it to automatically sell if the price drops to £2.07

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Re: POLL: Set Barclays Sell:Profit Tracker

Postby William Joseph1 » Mon Feb 26, 2018 5:23 pm

richard@imutual wrote:Ok. Current price is £2.09 so I have set it to automatically sell if the price drops to £2.07
These have continued potential
Originally bought 339 at £1.87 on 17 Nov 2017
Not aiming for much of a profit then?
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Re: POLL: Set Barclays Sell:Profit Tracker

Postby kevinchess1 » Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:00 pm

That’s what we voted for and to be honest I think a small profit would be a good thing at the moment
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