Open Positions and Open & Closed Positions

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Choose how your performance is reflected.

Your Sharesight portfolio performance positions default setting is Open Positions.

In ‘advance options’, choose to either see your performance in:

Choose how your performance is reflected step 1

Open Positions

Only the holdings you currently own, your current exposure to the markets.

This allows you to directly assess the impact of market movements on the holdings (or partial holdings) that are affected. Performance figures for holdings that have been partially sold are presented only in relation to the number of shares that are currently owned.

Note that holdings that have been completely sold will not be displayed on the Portfolio Overview page.

Example: Portfolio – 1 holding: Amazon Buy trade: 1000 shares on 28th January 2013 Sell trade: 500 shares on 19th April 2016

Open Position

Open & Closed Positions

All trades are in the performance calculation including sold shares.

Open & Closed Positions is calculated from the date the holding was bought until today’s date, including the gain/ loss from any Sells.

Note that the quantity and value columns relate to the current quantity and value, therefore display zero for holdings that have been completely sold.

Example: Portfolio – 1 holding: Amazon Buy trade: 1000 shares on 28th January 2013 Sell trade: 500 shares on 19th April 2016

Open & Closed Position

Open & Closed Position icon caluation

Included to calculate the Open & Closed PositionsCapital GainsCurrency GainOpen & Closed Positions performance TOTAL
Performance since the holding was purchased, until today’s date441,512.0944,196.01670,022.29
Sell: 500 19th April 2016228,510.20275,415.3491,098.15
Open & Closed Positions performance total return--761,120.44

Open & Closed Position icon

Step by step guide to change the performance positions

  1. Select ‘advanced option’ link on the Portfolio Overview page

Choose how your performance is reflected step 1

  1. Click on the positions dropdown menu

Choose how your performance is reflected step 2

  1. Select the performance positions, either Open positions or Open + Closed Positions
  2. Click the ‘Apply’ button

Choose how your performance is reflected step 3 & 4

Your portfolio will then reload with your chosen performance positions.

Last modified on January 10, 2018 UTC