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Overlooking 600% Gains, Real Estate Investing, and More....
Nov 10, 2015

Navin Fluorine. Our earliest subscribers of Microcap Millionaires have fond memories of this stock. It was a part of the first batch of stocks we recommended through the service.

And what a performer it proved to be. It gained around threefold before we gave a SELL on it after just one year. In other words, an impressive 170% returns in 12 months flat!

While there's no doubt this was an impressive performance, the bad news is the stock has appreciated another 150% in just nine months!

Had we delayed our SELL call, investors would be sitting pretty with a seven-bagger instead of the 2.7-bagger they got. A seven-bagger, as you know, is a stock that has gained seven times since recommendation.

Leaving Money on the Table

Is leaving so much money on the table justified? Could we have milked the stock a lot more?

To answer to these questions, let's revisit the reason we sold the stock in the first place: Its valuations had moved out of our comfort zone.

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