Adding investment transactions

Investment transactions help you keep track of your investment activity, such as stock purchases and sales. To add a new transaction, first click on Accounts on the top, and then double-click on the desired account. Then click the Add button to add the new transaction to the account. Below is an explanation of the fields you have to fill in:

Date

This is the date of the transaction.

Action

This is the action you wish to record. The available actions are:

  1. Buy: Buy shares of an investment.

  2. Sell: Sell shares of an investment.

  3. Dividend: Record a dividend from an investment.

  4. Reinvest Dividend: Reinvest a dividend from an investment.

  5. Short Sell: Short sell an investment.

  6. Cover Short: Cover a previous short sale.

  7. Withdrawal: Withdraw cash from an investment account or record miscellaneous

    expenses.

  8. Deposit: Deposit cash to an investment account or record miscellaneous income.

Investment
This is the investment the transaction pertains to. To setup a new investment, click the Portfolio

button from within the investment register.

Dividend

This field specifies the dividend amount for dividend transactions.

Quantity

This field specifies the number of shares sold or purchased for sale transactions.

Price

This field specifies the investment price-per-unit for sale transactions. This field will be automatically filled in with the current investment price specified in the Portfolio Manager.

 

Fee

This field specifies any fees and commissions for sale and dividend transactions for an investment.

Total

This specifies the total of the transaction.

Memo

This is the transaction's memo. This is optional.

Transfer Account

This specifies the account you wish to transfer funds to (or from0 for the specific investment action (such as transferring dividends to a checking account, for example).

Tips

Pressing the Control + Return key on the keyboard will automatically activate the Add Morebutton so that you can easily add multiple transactions at a time.