Create a Sell transaction

To create a new Sell transaction, follow next steps:

  1. Click on the Investments tab: Investments tab
  2. Click the Sell button in the bottom of the page: Sell button in the Investments tab
  3. In the New Sell dialog, fill the fields: Sell transaction dialog
    • Amount is the amount that you received after selling securities.

      The currency of the amount will be the same as the currency of the To Account.

    • Date is, by default, a current date, but you can change it by entering the date in your local date format or selecting the date from the drop-down calendar: Sell transaction calendar
    • Sell is the security you sold.

      You can enter some digits or symbols to use the auto-complete list:

      Sell transaction security

      This list is populated by securities of your investment portfolio. You can also add a new security to see it in this list, modify any security or even remove it. See also how to work with sold out security.

    • To Account* is the account to which you received money.

      You can enter some digits or symbols to use the auto-complete list:

      Sell transaction To Account
    • Shares contain the quantity of securities you sold.

      You can also enter fractional quantity for bonds, share contribution, etc.:

      Sell transaction shares

      The quantity is needed for calculation of Gain and Loss.

    • Price* of the securities you sold per 1 share in the currency of the security: Sell transaction price

      This price is needed for calculation of Gain/Loss and for Cost reports (see Investments pie charts).

    • Tags (Enter a Tag) is an optional field for the transaction.

      You can enter one or several tags in the Tags field, or select any of previously used tags from the auto-complete list. If the tag doesn’t exist and you enter a new one, it will be added to your tags list automatically after typing it and clicking Enter:

      Sell transaction tags
    • Description is an optional information for the transaction. Sell transaction description
  4. Click the Create button to save the current Sell transaction and close the dialog.

* Note: Be careful, the currency for Security and for the To Account can be different.

For example, if you sold some shares in USD and received money to the account in EUR:

Sell transaction USD and EUR

In the portfolio, you can see the amount in the Balance Currency, here is USD – 3,773.02 USD.

In the Sell transaction, you can see:

See also how to choose the accounting method.