Business intelligence firm MicroStrategy has bought a further $10 million in SEC filing. It bought an additional 314 Bitcoin at an average price of $31,808, including fees and expenses., according to an
MicroStrategy now holds 70,784 Bitcoin in total. According to the filing, this puts the firm’s average purchase price at $16,035 per coin. This is higher than it was previously, because the firm purchased these newer coins at much higher prices than its earlier purchases.
In December, the firm completed its purchase of 29,646 Bitcoin, bringing its total holdings up to 70,470 Bitcoin at the time. It managed to do so by raising $650 million in debt securities in order to invest further into Bitcoin.
MicroStrategy has purchased approximately 314 bitcoins for $10.0 million in cash in accordance with its Treasury Reserve Policy, at an average price of approximately $31,808 per bitcoin. We now hold approximately 70,784 bitcoins.https://t.co/zMJSH29bmC
— Michael Saylor (@michael_saylor) January 22, 2021
On the other hand, the firm’s big Bitcoin focus caused Citigroup to downgrade its recommendation from ‘neutral’ to ‘sell’ in early December. But clearly, MicroStrategy wasn’t pertrubed.
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