Loan for expansion of my computer college

Francis Maweu

Nairobi, Kenya

100% repaid

Entrepreneur

Name

Francis Maweu

Member since

December 2014

On-time repayments

286 installments  •  67%

About Me

i am 25 years old, God fearing, humble, intelligent and hardworking gentleman. currently, i graduated in December 2015 and was conferred a bachelors degree in economics from Technical university of Kenya.
i have always tried my best to achieve the best and so far i have something to smile and keep myself smiling always. since my childhood i have been enterprising. i used to rear rabbits & chicken to cater for my needs and supplement my mums' efforts in raising fee. it was a challenge but i have ever remained focused as am sure that, wherever there is will, there is way. today i appreciate zidisha as it has made me to grow in business thus making my life more easy to face financial challenges. something which really amuses me about my people is ego-centrism and very stubborn to help even if they see potential in you. its something which i never like and wish they could change and support young talents.
i am fond of learning tradition and spent most of my leisure time visiting and sharing with the aged in my community.

My Business

as stated above, i started venturing in business since childhood. after my form four(2009) i started doing photography, and after a year, i upgraded to video shooting. it has been successful story and up-to date I also provide these services. fortunately, i have been saving since then, at the same time paying for my fee.

in the year 2013 December, i managed to open a cybercafe. however, due to its high demand for capital it has been serious challenge of getting funds for expansion, considering i solely depend on it for paying for my fee and upkeep expenses. my services are experiencing upward trend especially during this time when transition from analog to digital is "picking" in my country Kenya.

i like the business because it involves acquisition of fixed assets and thereby no risk of getting losses due to perish-ability. again it personally helps me in getting information especially for my degree course. the revenue earned is usually spent for school fee and business expansion. due to the high demand of my customers am forced to add the number of computers in my cyber. this has been caused by the quality services i offer to them almost beating all my competitors.
i am pressured by this demand and wish i could get some backup at-least to raise additional income for expansion. I usually have yearly targets. For the year 2015 u assisted me start and run my computer college.
This year I am planning to raise the notch higher and start training video coverage and photography. I believe u will be supportive as ever.

Loan Proposal

I intend to diversify my portfolio from basic computer training to also train in video and photography. therefore i will upgrade from my small Sony camcorder to a professional video camera and a professional still digital camera. This will enable me to employ more and take advantage of the changing lifestyle of Kenyans of covering events like weddings, and birthday parts among others.
the budgeted cost include
1. professional video camera - $1200
2. professional digital steel camera - $500
3. tripod - $300
Total $2,000.
of this total i have managed to save around $800 and thus call for zidisha to help me realize my 2016 goal. i.e professionalizing my video& photography work. I am sure you will help me as you have done previously.

ths apart from training my fellow youths n how to cover events it will also increase my income by approximately $350 monthly as i will be offering such coverage at fee.

Looking forward for your support in this noble mission.

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Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount

$1,289.79

Date disbursed

Oct 27, 2016

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

27 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Service fee: $53.17

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Tmann

Los Angeles, United States

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United States

Dunmail

United Kingdom

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Christian

Saarbruecken, Germany

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London, United Kingdom

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Stockholm, Sweden

KyRoamer

Louisville, Kentucky, United States

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Vienna, Austria

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Trinidad, California, United States

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Ottawa, Canada

athomas

Chevy Chase, United States

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Austrian

Graz, Austria

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Prysdahl

Marshall, United States

Ingela

Falun, Sweden

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erogers

Vancouver, Canada

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boronat

Brussels, Belgium

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BlackWolf

Lappeenranta, Finland

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flaguy999

Tampa, United States

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willemsenphilippe

Edegem, Belgium

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Bob Fitzjohn

Fontvielle, Monaco, Yemen

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nk786

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

JonB

London, United Kingdom

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Dakar, Senegal

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Dianatalk

Netherlands

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Berkeley, CA, United States

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United States

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United Kingdom

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Mountain View, United States

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Switzerland

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San Francisco, Ca, United States

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bscent

Hong Kong

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United States

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Keith

Luxembourg

Otto Barten

Amsterdam, Netherlands

TheGoodData

London, United Kingdom

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Crainster

Chapel Hill, United States

SuperMario28

Cudahy, United States

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United States

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NeoOzymandias

United States

Mike and Jacqui

United Kingdom

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Joao Leal

United Kingdom

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Joas

Hannover, Germany

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Uwe Neumann

Frankfurt Germany, Denmark

Gab

Singapore

Dean Cress

United States

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Stefan Kruell

Muenster, Germany

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Hamburg, Germany

Julia

United States

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Vivek

Arlington, VA, United States

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Corvallis, Oregon, United States

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United States

Carla

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Brent

United States

Pedro R-C

Cambridge, United States

Martin Nielsen

Aarhus, Denmark

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Mart

United Kingdom

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Paul Graham

United States

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Paul Rausch

United States

Robin Padberg

Pétion-Ville, Haiti

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Eddie Flores

NYC, United States

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San Jose, Ca, United States

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Andrei

United States

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United States

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Dublin, Ireland

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Peter

Germany

Thomas

Sweden, Sweden

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Santo André, Brazil

Johnatan Ariotti

Brasília, Brazil

Carlos Raphael Rocha

Joinville, Brazil

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YTSJ

London, United Kingdom

Philip Schueler

Newbridge, Ireland, Ireland

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Justin cohan

United States

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stevensau

United States

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Katka

St Albans, United Kingdom

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Neil Dykes

United Kingdom

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Karen Epolito

Syracuse, NY, United States

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tonym

Australia

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Rohit Bhatia

United States

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Marissa Fiore

United States

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Vidar

Oslo, Norway

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Leslie Tymko

United Kingdom

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Dana Smith

United States

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Huub

Switzerland

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isaac

United Kingdom

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juli camrud

United States

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Rudi Chen

United States

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Magnus

Switzerland

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Sharyn Ribich

United States

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Geneva, Switzerland

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Boris

Bern, Switzerland

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Sue Bucholz

Sacramento, United States

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Kate Turner

United States

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Salim Virji

United States

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Mufi Tabacchi

United States

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PeterP

United Kingdom

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Switzerland, Switzerland

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Betty Waweru

United States

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Kenny

United States

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Linda

United States

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United States

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Ravi Gadad

United States

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Emily Winters

United States

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New York, Ny, United States

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Jan Andresen

Hamburg, Germany

Sinan Taifour

Munich, Germany, Germany

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Elle

New York, United States

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Jonathan Giuffrida

Chicago, United States

Matt and Erin Daly

San Francisco, United States

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Jon

United States

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Howells, United States

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Lucy

Australia

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manuvi

Antwerp, Belgium

Martin Kraus

Traiskirchen, Austria

Craig Newmark

United States

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Hans

Czech Republic

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San Francisco, United States

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Warren Shen

United States

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San Francisco, United States

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Switzerland

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Robert

Chicago, United States

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Nitya Marepally

San Ramon, CA, United States

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Melbourne, Australia

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Bob Ewing

United States

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Canberra, Australia

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United States

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Québec, Canada

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Durban, United Kingdom

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San Francisco, United States

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Helsinki, Finland

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United States

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Nathan Grey

United States

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Portland, Oregon, United States

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United States

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Gary Sinard

Franklin, TN, United States

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Marco

Napoli (Italy), Germany

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Sacramento, California, United States

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jeremy upsal

United States

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Dan Winetsky

United States

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Walter Clarke

Phoenix, United States

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Joseph Hwang

Houston, United States

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Will

United States

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Rachel Hipp

United States

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Tyler Harris

United States

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Summary

Amount repaid

$1,309.94

Amount remaining

$0.00

Date repaid

Nov 27, 2018

Status

Fully repaid

Repayment History

Expected Payments Actual Payments
Nov 7, 2016 $40.29 Nov 13, 2016 $40.29
Nov 14, 2016 $0.00
Nov 21, 2016 $2.52 Nov 23, 2016 $2.52
Nov 28, 2016 $2.52 Dec 4, 2016 $2.52
Dec 5, 2016 $2.52 Dec 4, 2016 $2.52
Dec 12, 2016 $2.52 Dec 17, 2016 $2.52
Dec 19, 2016 $2.52 Dec 17, 2016 $2.52
Dec 26, 2016 $2.52 Dec 17, 2016 $2.52
Jan 2, 2017 $2.52 Dec 17, 2016 $2.52
Jan 9, 2017 $2.52 Jan 11, 2017 $2.52
Jan 16, 2017 $2.52 Jan 11, 2017 $2.52
Jan 23, 2017 $2.52 Jan 11, 2017 $2.52
Jan 30, 2017 $2.52 Jan 11, 2017 $2.52
Feb 6, 2017 $2.52 Feb 12, 2017 $2.52
Feb 13, 2017 $2.52 Feb 12, 2017 $2.52
Feb 20, 2017 $2.52 Feb 12, 2017 $2.52
Feb 27, 2017 $2.52 Feb 12, 2017 $2.52
Mar 6, 2017 $2.52 Mar 6, 2017 $2.52
Mar 13, 2017 $2.52 Mar 6, 2017 $2.52
Mar 20, 2017 $2.52 Mar 6, 2017 $2.52
Mar 27, 2017 $2.52 Mar 6, 2017 $2.52
Apr 3, 2017 $2.52 Apr 11, 2017 $2.52
Apr 10, 2017 $2.52 Apr 11, 2017 $2.52
Apr 17, 2017 $2.52 Apr 11, 2017 $2.52
Apr 24, 2017 $2.52 Apr 11, 2017 $2.52
May 1, 2017 $2.52 May 7, 2017 $2.52
May 8, 2017 $2.52 May 7, 2017 $2.52
May 15, 2017 $2.52 May 7, 2017 $2.52
May 22, 2017 $2.52 May 7, 2017 $2.52
May 29, 2017 $2.52 Jun 3, 2017 $2.52
Jun 5, 2017 $2.52 Jun 3, 2017 $2.52
Jun 12, 2017 $2.52 Jun 3, 2017 $2.52
Jun 19, 2017 $2.52 Jun 3, 2017 $2.52
Jun 26, 2017 $2.52 Jun 30, 2017 $2.52
Jul 3, 2017 $2.52 Jun 30, 2017 $2.52
Jul 10, 2017 $2.52 Jun 30, 2017 $2.52
Jul 17, 2017 $2.52 Jun 30, 2017 $2.52
Jul 24, 2017 $20.15 Jul 25, 2017 $20.15
Jul 31, 2017 $20.15 Aug 3, 2017 $20.15
Aug 7, 2017 $20.15 Aug 14, 2017 $20.15
Aug 14, 2017 $20.15 Aug 21, 2017 $20.15
Aug 21, 2017 $20.15 Aug 28, 2017 $20.15
Aug 28, 2017 $20.15 Sep 2, 2017 $20.15
Sep 4, 2017 $20.15 Sep 6, 2017 $20.15
Sep 11, 2017 $20.15 Sep 16, 2017 $20.15
Sep 18, 2017 $20.15 Sep 25, 2017 $20.15
Sep 25, 2017 $20.15 Oct 9, 2017 $20.15
Oct 2, 2017 $20.15 Oct 16, 2017 $20.15
Oct 9, 2017 $20.15 Oct 29, 2017 $10.07
Nov 1, 2017 $10.07
Oct 16, 2017 $0.00
Oct 23, 2017 $10.07 Nov 1, 2017 $10.07
Oct 30, 2017 $10.07 Nov 6, 2017 $10.07
Nov 6, 2017 $10.07 Nov 6, 2017 $10.07
Nov 13, 2017 $10.07 Nov 19, 2017 $10.07
Nov 20, 2017 $10.07 Nov 19, 2017 $10.07
Nov 27, 2017 $10.07 Nov 27, 2017 $10.07
Dec 4, 2017 $10.07 Dec 5, 2017 $10.07
Dec 11, 2017 $10.07 Dec 5, 2017 $10.07
Dec 18, 2017 $10.07 Dec 20, 2017 $10.07
Dec 25, 2017 $10.07 Dec 20, 2017 $10.07
Jan 1, 2018 $10.07 Jan 8, 2018 $10.07
Jan 8, 2018 $10.07 Jan 8, 2018 $10.07
Jan 15, 2018 $10.07 Jan 22, 2018 $10.07
Jan 22, 2018 $10.07 Jan 22, 2018 $10.07
Jan 29, 2018 $10.07 Feb 5, 2018 $10.07
Feb 5, 2018 $10.07 Feb 5, 2018 $10.07
Feb 12, 2018 $10.07 Feb 22, 2018 $10.07
Feb 19, 2018 $10.07 Feb 22, 2018 $10.07
Feb 26, 2018 $10.07 Mar 5, 2018 $10.07
Mar 5, 2018 $10.07 Mar 5, 2018 $10.07
Mar 12, 2018 $10.07 Mar 12, 2018 $10.07
Mar 19, 2018 $10.07 Mar 12, 2018 $10.07
Mar 26, 2018 $10.07 Apr 2, 2018 $10.07
Apr 2, 2018 $10.07 Apr 2, 2018 $10.07
Apr 9, 2018 $10.07 Apr 17, 2018 $10.07
Apr 16, 2018 $10.07 Apr 17, 2018 $10.07
Apr 23, 2018 $10.07 Apr 17, 2018 $10.07
Apr 30, 2018 $10.07 Apr 17, 2018 $10.07
May 7, 2018 $10.07 Apr 17, 2018 $10.07
May 14, 2018 $10.07 May 9, 2018 $10.07
May 21, 2018 $10.07 May 9, 2018 $10.07
May 28, 2018 $10.07 May 9, 2018 $10.07
Jun 4, 2018 $10.07 May 9, 2018 $10.07
Jun 11, 2018 $20.15 Jul 16, 2018 $20.15
Jun 18, 2018 $0.00
Jun 25, 2018 $0.00
Jul 2, 2018 $0.00
Jul 9, 2018 $0.00
Jul 16, 2018 $0.00
Jul 23, 2018 $5.05 Jul 26, 2018 $5.05
Jul 30, 2018 $5.05 Jul 26, 2018 $5.03
Aug 10, 2018 $0.02
Aug 6, 2018 $5.05 Aug 10, 2018 $5.05
Aug 13, 2018 $5.05 Aug 10, 2018 $5.01
Aug 26, 2018 $0.04
Aug 20, 2018 $5.05 Aug 26, 2018 $5.05
Aug 27, 2018 $5.99 Aug 26, 2018 $5.99
Sep 3, 2018 $0.00
Sep 10, 2018 $5.04 Sep 12, 2018 $5.04
Sep 17, 2018 $5.04 Sep 22, 2018 $5.04
Sep 24, 2018 $5.04 Sep 22, 2018 $5.04
Oct 1, 2018 $20.65 Oct 3, 2018 $20.65
Oct 8, 2018 $20.65 Oct 7, 2018 $20.65
Oct 15, 2018 $20.65 Oct 15, 2018 $20.65
Oct 22, 2018 $20.65 Oct 23, 2018 $20.65
Oct 29, 2018 $20.65 Oct 30, 2018 $20.65
Nov 5, 2018 $20.65 Nov 6, 2018 $20.65
Nov 12, 2018 $20.65 Nov 13, 2018 $20.65
Nov 19, 2018 $20.65 Nov 14, 2018 $20.65
Nov 26, 2018 $20.65 Nov 14, 2018 $20.65
Dec 3, 2018 $20.65 Nov 14, 2018 $20.65
Dec 10, 2018 $20.65 Nov 14, 2018 $20.65
Dec 17, 2018 $18.13 Nov 14, 2018 $18.13
Dec 24, 2018 $50.37 Nov 27, 2018 $50.37
Dec 31, 2018 $50.37 Nov 27, 2018 $50.37
Jan 7, 2019 $50.37 Nov 27, 2018 $50.37
Jan 14, 2019 $50.37 Nov 27, 2018 $50.37
Jan 21, 2019 $50.37 Nov 27, 2018 $50.37
Jan 28, 2019 $43.75 Nov 27, 2018 $43.75

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