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I had a feeling shares of Apple (AAPL, $98.94, down $4.36) would make a back test following the surge past $100 in recent weeks. While I was hoping $99 would hold, it didn’t, which forced me out of the current Apple trade for the Weekly Wrap.
It was the second profitable trade following the 7-for-1 stock split and, while disappointed I’m on the sidelines, I still love Apple’s stock (and its products).
Perhaps, I can get back in Apple at $95 or sell put options down the road but for now, I’m out.
I also have a Weekly Wrap Profit Alert for Pizza Inn Holdings (PZZI) that made 32% in just under two months.
Stop Limits are great ways to keep your emotions in check as you simply take profits and move on to the next trade.
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The Weekly Wrap Closed Trade Track Record for 2014 is now 25-4, for an 86% win rate (110-11, or 91% win rate, overall since the start of 2011)
Apple (AAPL, $98.94, down $4.36)
Original Entry Price: $98.40 (7/28/14)
Lowered Price from Selling Options/ Dividends: $97.93
Exit Target: $120
Stop Target: $99 (Stop Limit)
Dividend Yield: 2.1%
Action: Shares traded to a low of $98.58 on Wednesday and the Stop Limit of $99 triggered during the 4% pullback.
Pizza Inn Holdings (PZZI, $7.91, down $0.13)
Original Entry Price: $6 (7/9/14)
Lowered Price from Selling Options: No options available
Exit Target: $12
Stop Target: $7.90 (Stop Limit)
Action: The Stop Limit of $7.90 triggered on the second PZZI position from early July after shares tested a low of $7.85 yesterday. Continue to hold the other 2 PZZI positions.
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