|Bid||19.30 x 36900|
|Ask||19.30 x 41800|
|Day's Range||19.22 - 19.60|
|52 Week Range||19.22 - 58.20|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||-13.95%|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||-3.18|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.95%|
With the stock market today hitting fresh all-time highs and IBD investors holding a full portfolio, is it best to take profits in case of a market pullback?
Last year was an exception when the stock market plunged in December. • The left-most point on the chart shows a rise, similar to the one happening now, in the stock market. • The right-most point shown on the chart is for the current stock market.
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