Figuring Cost Basis on funds that have been merged/bought out.

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Housedoc
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Figuring Cost Basis on funds that have been merged/bought out.

Post by Housedoc » Mon Jun 25, 2018 3:18 pm

1st let me say I am falling on my sword here. Between a few moves, raising 2 sons, working, etc I have lost track of 2 MF I hold.
They were old funds that were bought and sold over many times. Current fund symbols are NMSCX and SENCX.
When I view them on VG where they are held now I show:
NMSCX a tad over 10,000 shares. 8300 Non Covered, 1751 Covered @ 20.17 a share.
SENCX total is 920 shares, 540 Non Covered, 380 covered @ 47.14
I started investing for kids college in the late 90s in these funds and quit purchasing in 2005 when state came out with a prepaid college fund. I left them alone, reinvesting cap gains and dividends. Any ideas on figuring cost basis for non covered shares bought over many years would be appreciated. SWAG method is alternative to use should I sell in the future. SENCX prob 1st to go, performance not too good, 1pct expense ratio. My definition of SWAG is Sophisticated Wild ASS Guess per an accountant I knew.

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