Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) – Elon Musk Sells Another $950M Worth Of Tesla Stock On Monday

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) CEO Elon Musk bought $946.6 million price of the automaker’s shares on Monday as per filings made with the U.S. Securities and Trade Fee. 

What Occurred: The filings, made Monday, point out that Musk exercised choices to buy 2.1 million inventory choices at $6.24 every and bought 934,091 shares.

Tesla shares closed at $1,013.39 on Monday, which might worth the sale at $946.6 million. 

“The shares of widespread inventory had been bought solely to fulfill the reporting individual’s tax withholding obligations,” as per the submitting.
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Why It Issues: On Friday, it was reported the cumulative gross sales of Tesla shares for the week had been valued at $5.7 billion.

Musk’s sale of shares got here after he carried out a ballot amongst his Twitter followers, asking them whether or not he ought to promote 10% of his inventory. Nonetheless, the plan was set in movement months earlier than the ballot was held.

The Tesla CEO doesn’t obtain a wage and is compensated via a inventory choices plan. Musk faces a $15 billion tax invoice and would have doubtless have bought shares no matter the ballot. 

As per the newest filings, the buying and selling plan was adopted on Sept. 14, for the aim of “an orderly sale” of shares associated to the train of choices scheduled to run out in 2022.

Musk mentioned earlier this 12 months that he solely sells Tesla inventory when there’s “no selection.”

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Picture: Courtesy of Tesla

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