Please note this could be a very short term change in DragonWave (DRWI) position size. This stock is in exact same position as the S&P 500... it is retracing to a recent high (intrday high earlier this week was $13.93). Much as I am doing with my index longs, I am selling a portion as we approach the recent high, watching to see if this is a "double top" or "double top breakout".
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We bought a huge chunk of this position Tuesday in the $12.40s as the "gap filled", and the stock sits just under $13.80, so a 11% gain in 2 sessions. [I wish they all worked so perfectly as this one] We will let go of roughly a 2% portfolio allocation and keep the other 2%ish, with intent to buy back either (a) on a pullback or (b) a breakout over $14.00. By doing this I protect and lock in a very nice gain in an incredibly short amount of time, and we can jump right back for a mere 20-25 cents opportunity cost if the stock just continues upward.
I've also sold my personal position with the same intent... again I want to stress I could be back into this name with the full position, in a matter of minutes or hours (I am not going to create a separate entry... if you see the stock over $14.05, understand the deed was done. Identical thinking on the S&P 500 using 1150 as the pivot point, as I mentioned yesterday )
Long Dragonwave in fund; no personal position
Thursday, January 14, 2010
Bookkeeping: Short Term Sell on DragonWave (DRWI)
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