MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR), the business-intelligence software company that’s taken to accumulating bitcoin, said it bought 1,914 bitcoins between Dec. 9 and Dec. 29.
- The company paid about $94.2 million in cash at an average price of $49,229 per bitcoin, it said in a statement.
- As of Dec. 29 the company held about 124,391 bitcoins purchased at an average price of $30,159. Bitcoin is currently trading about $47,500.
- In the third quarter, the company added almost 9,000 bitcoin to its holdings, an average of 3,000 a month.
- CEO Michael Saylor has made bitcoin acquisition a second mandate for his 32-year-old company.