Apple Executives Sell 1 Million Shares Of Stock

tim cookTim Cook, Apple COO

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Apple’s top executives sold just over 1 million shares of stock on Wednesday and Thursday, according to SEC filings issued last night.The filings reveal seven executives sold shares for either $229.37 or 230.70. Good timing! After hitting intraday highs yesterday, Apple’s stock closed at $226.65.

Philip Elmer-DeWitt added it all up:

  • Tim Cook, COO, sold 300,000 shares for $68 million. Philip notes $32 million was set aside for taxes.
  • Peter Oppenheimer, CFO, sold 200,000 shares for $45.98 million.
  • Ron Johnson, SVP, sold 200,000 shares for $45.95 million.
  • Phil Schiller, SVP, sold 150,000 shares for $34.47 million.

These last three sold small amounts to cover a tax burden, says Philip:

  • Robert Mansfield, SVP, sold 34,575 for $7.9 million.
  • Scott Forstall, SVP, sold 34,575 for $7.9 million.
  • Bertrand Serlet, SVP, sold 69,585 for $16 million.

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