Amazon.com Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos offered greater than $1.8 billion worth of shares in the firm in the final three days of July, new federal filings reveal.
The sale significant Bezos’ first because October of in 2014, when he sold $33 million well worth of stock, according to types filed with the Securities and Exchange Payment. This time, Bezos sold more than 900,000 shares over 3 sales in between July 29 as well as July 31 at a cost of concerning $1,900 per share. After the most recent sale, Bezos still possesses 58.1 million shares in Amazon.com.
The sale seems Bezos’ largest over such a brief duration in the history of the firm based on buck worth. Bezos informed reporters in 2017 that he plans to offer regarding $1 billion in Amazon stock annually to money his space expedition company, Blue Origin. Separately, Bezos as well as his now ex-wife MacKenzie vowed $2 billion in 2018 to release the “The first day Fund” to assist homeless households and also produce preschools.
In his separation settlement with his wife MacKenzie Bezos, Jeff Bezos maintained 75% of the couple’s Amazon.com supply as well as ballot control over MacKenzie Bezos’ shares.