Jeff Bezos bought Amazon shares for the first time in 20 years – just one piece

Jeff Bezos has bought Amazon stock for the first time since 2002. Analysts polled by Bloomberg were perplexed because Bezos did not increase his stake in Amazon for 20 years and bought only one share of the corporation – the purchase cost the multi-billionaire $115.

Jeff Bezos bought Amazon shares for the first time in 20 years – just one piece

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has increased his stake in the company for the first time since 2002. The billionaire bought one share of Amazon for $115. says in Bezos’ report to the SEC.

Bezos hasn’t bought Amazon stock in 20 years notes Bloomberg. At the moment, the founder of Amazon owns 9.7% of the company’s shares and controls another 2.9% of the shares, which are owned by his ex-wife Mackenzie Scott.

Forbes estimates Bezos’ fortune at $146.2 billion, he ranks third on the list of the wealthiest people on the planet.

For the past 20 years, Jeff Bezos has only sold stock in the company he founded. During this time, the billionaire has earned about $ 30 billion from the sale of Amazon shares. With this money, Bezos finances many of his projects, including the space tourism startup Blue Origin.

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