Elon Musk Sells $8.5 Billion Worth of Tesla Shares

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Published on April 29, 2022 - Duration: 01:30s

Elon Musk Sells $8.5 Billion Worth of Tesla Shares

Elon Musk Sells $8.5 Billion , Worth of Tesla Shares.

Elon Musk Sells $8.5 Billion , Worth of Tesla Shares.

CNN reports that three days after Twitter agreed to sell the company to Musk, he sold a hefty amount of Tesla stock.

On April 26, he sold 3.7 million shares for $3.3 billion.

The following day, he sold another 735,000 shares for $654 million.

On the morning of April 29, Musk revealed he sold another 5.2 million shares for $4.5 billion.

The average price he received per share was $883.09.

While Musk didn't disclose a reason for selling his shares, it's likely part of his funding to buy Twitter.

CNN reports that Musk's money moves were significant enough to lower Tesla's stock price by 12% on April 26.

The decline prompted other investors to unload shares as well.

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On April 28, Musk took to Twitter to let everyone know if he would be selling additional shares.

As of April 29, Tesla stock was up 5% in morning trading.


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