Tesla CEO Elon Musk hinted at how many bitcoins Tesla owns after revealing that the fair market value of his bitcoin holdings was $1.47 billion as of June 30.
Tesla holds about 42,000 bitcoins
Tesla’s technical knowledgeElon Musk commented on how much Bitcoin his electric car company owns in response to a rough calculation provided by Tesla shareholder Dave Lee on Twitter.
In his calculations, Lee used $1.47 billion as the fair market value of all Tesla’s bitcoin holdings, as shown in the company’s 10-Q form filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Tesla wrote:
As of June 30, 2021, the book value of our digital assets held was US$1.31 billion, reflecting a cumulative impairment of US$50 million. As of June 30, 2021, the fair market value of such digital assets held was US$1.47 billion.
Lee also used the Bitcoin price at the close of trading on June 30, which was approximately $35,040.That day, high Bitcoin The price is 35,189.75 US dollars, the lowest price is 34,155.90 Bitcoin.com market.
His estimates indicate that Tesla holds 42,069 BitcoinMusk then replied: “We don’t have that many bitcoins, but we are close.”
Tesla bought worth Bitcoin $1.5 billion In the first quarter.The company also started Accept cryptocurrency As a payment method in March, but stopped quoting in May environmental issueHowever, Musk said in the recent Bitcoin event “The B Word” that Tesla may Resume accepting Bitcoin.
At the end of the second quarter, the company reported the value of its Bitcoin holdings $1.311 billion After impairment. In April, the bitcoin storage value of this electric car company $2.5 billion.
According to a list Bitcoin Treasury Bond, The only public company with more bitcoins than Tesla is Microstrategy.Under the leadership of pro-Bitcoin Michael Saylor, Microstrategy has accumulated Bitcoin One of its main goals.The company currently holds about 105,085 Bitcoin.
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