MicroStrategy Now Owns 91,850 Bitcoin After Revealing New Purchase
What Happened: MicroStrategy Incorporated (NASDAQ:MSTR) announced it acquired 271 Bitcoin for $15 million at an average price point of $55,387.
MicroStrategy now owns a total of 91,850 Bitcoin, according to Saylor.
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Why It’s Important: MicroStrategy was one of the first publicly traded companies to add Bitcoin to its balance sheet and has continued to do so.
The company reported a 10% year-over-year increase in revenue in the recent quarter and said it may consider selling Bitcoin in the future.
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Based on the purchase revealed today, MicroStrategy could think Bitcoin remains undervalued and won’t sell until it reaches a higher price point.
The company’s Bitcoin stake is worth $4.61 billion based on the price at the time of writing. MicroStrategy paid $2.24 billion for its Bitcoin with an average price paid of $24,403.
Price Action: Bitcoin is trading at $50,832, down 2.69% Thursday morning at publication.
MicroStrategy shares are down 0.91% to $536.92 Thursday morning at publication.
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