MicroStrategy Buys 301 More Bitcoins, Now Holds Almost 130K

The software company purchased the additional coins at an average price of $19,851.

AccessTimeIconSep 20, 2022 at 12:21 p.m. UTC
Updated May 11, 2023 at 5:45 p.m. UTC
10 Years of Decentralizing the Future
May 29-31, 2024 - Austin, TexasThe biggest and most established global hub for everything crypto, blockchain and Web3.Register Now

MicroStrategy (MSTR) bought 301 bitcoins (BTC) between Aug. 2 and Sept. 19 for about $6 million, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday.

The software company that was co-founded by entrepreneur and crypto advocate Michael Saylor bought the world's largest cryptocurrency at an average price of $19,851 per coin, the filing said.

MicroStrategy is a well-known bitcoin holder, putting the cryptocurrency in its reserves. It now has almost 130,000 bitcoins, acquiring them for a total price of $3.98 billion, or $30,639 per coin.

At press time, bitcoin was trading at $19,138.


Disclosure

Please note that our privacy policy, terms of use, cookies, and do not sell my personal information has been updated.

CoinDesk is an award-winning media outlet that covers the cryptocurrency industry. Its journalists abide by a strict set of editorial policies. In November 2023, CoinDesk was acquired by the Bullish group, owner of Bullish, a regulated, digital assets exchange. The Bullish group is majority-owned by Block.one; both companies have interests in a variety of blockchain and digital asset businesses and significant holdings of digital assets, including bitcoin. CoinDesk operates as an independent subsidiary with an editorial committee to protect journalistic independence. CoinDesk offers all employees above a certain salary threshold, including journalists, stock options in the Bullish group as part of their compensation.

Parikshit Mishra

Parikshit Mishra is CoinDesk's Deputy Managing Editor responsible for breaking news coverage. He does not have any crypto holdings.


Learn more about Consensus 2024, CoinDesk's longest-running and most influential event that brings together all sides of crypto, blockchain and Web3. Head to consensus.coindesk.com to register and buy your pass now.