Elon Musk offered some other $1 billion in Tesla stocks on Tuesday

SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO Elon Musk visits the development web page of Tesla’s gigafactory in Gruenheide, close to Berlin, Germany, Would possibly 17, 2021.

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk offered about $1.05 billion in inventory on Tuesday night time, in step with monetary filings posted this week. The gross sales have been scheduled in September to workout choices that have been set to run out in 2022.

Musk has offered a complete of $9.85 billion in Tesla inventory this month, together with the $6.9 billion he offered the week of Nov. 10 and some other $1.9 billion he offered on Nov. 15 and Nov. 16. One of the crucial stocks have been offered partially to meet tax responsibilities associated with an workout of inventory choices.

Musk and his accept as true with nonetheless cling greater than 169 million stocks within the corporate.

Tesla stocks fell 15.4% closing week, marking the worst week for Tesla inventory in 20 months after Musk started promoting stocks. Stocks of Tesla have been up about 1% on Wednesday afternoon.

Musk ran a casual Twitter ballot on Nov. 6 asking his greater than 60 million Twitter fans whether or not or now not he must promote 10% of his Tesla inventory. The ballot in the long run ended with customers telling Musk to promote.

However, Musk had already indicated previous this 12 months he used to be more likely to promote “an enormous block” of his choices within the fourth quarter. Throughout an look on the Code Convention in September, he mentioned when his inventory choices expire at Tesla, his marginal tax charge can be over 50%.

CNBC’s Lora Kolodny contributed to this record.

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