Why shouldn’t I just sell all my company stock as soon as I’m able?

Note: Wealthfront is no longer accepting new Selling Plan clients. However, we will keep these articles online for clients with existing plans.

Research shows that you should sell your concentrated stock position as soon as you’re comfortable. Most employees don’t want to sell their company stock immediately. The best thing you can then do is sell as gradually as possible over your preferred time horizon: that is exactly what Selling Plan allows you to do.

You can read more research on this topic here.

Was this article helpful?

Wealthfront prepared this article for informational purposes and not as an offer, recommendation, or solicitation to buy or sell any security. Wealthfront and its affiliates may rely on information from various sources we believe to be reliable (including clients and other third parties), but cannot guarantee its accuracy or completeness. See our Full Disclosure for more important information.

Wealthfront and its affiliates do not provide tax advice and investors are encouraged to consult with their personal tax advisor. Financial advisory and planning services are only provided to investors who become clients by way of a written agreement. All investing involves risk, including the possible loss of money you invest. Past performance does not guarantee future performance.