Tesla CEO Elon Musk It is expected to sell about 10% of its shares, after 57.9% of its followers voted in favor of the move in a survey that exists on its Twitter accounts. “I was prepared to accept any of the results,” Musk said after the vote.
As you may recall, the richest man in the world tweeted last Saturday that he would sell 10% of his shares if surfers supported the offer. The existing survey garnered more than 3.5 million votes.
“Unrealized gains have recently been made to be a means of tax evasion, so I propose to sell 10% of my Tesla shares,” Musk said on Saturday, adding that he does not take a salary or bonus in cash “out of nowhere.”
As of June 30, Musk’s stake in Tesla had reached 170.5 million shares and a sale of 10% of them would total close to $ 21 billion based on the close on Friday, according to Reuters calculations.
Musk owns 23% of Tesla, the world’s most expensive car company whose market value recently rose above $ 1 trillion. It also owns companies with other value including Space X.
Brother, Kimball Musk, Sold 88,500 Tesla shares on Friday, becoming the last board member to issue a large number of Tesla shares that peaked. One week ago, Musk said on Twitter that he would sell six billion dollars in Tesla shares and donate them to the United Nations World Food Program (WFP), provided the organization discloses more information about how he spent his money. Musk previously said he would have to exercise multiple options in three The coming months, which will create a large tax bill.