Tesla CEO Elon Musk sold 7.92 million shares of the company worth around $6.88 billion, according to a series of financial filings published Tuesday night.
His transactions occurred between Aug. 5 and 9, the SEC filings revealed, following Tesla’s 2022 annual shareholders meeting on Aug. 4 in Austin, Texas.
Earlier this year, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO said on social media that he had “no further TSLA sales planned” after April 28.
That week, SEC filings revealed Musk had been selling a block of shares in his electric car maker worth about about $8.4 billion.
The centibillionaire is in the midst of a contentious legal battle with Twitter, the social networking giant he agreed to acquire in April for about $44 billion or $54.20 per share.
Amid an overall market decline, Twitter’s share price and the price of Tesla’s stock dropped after that.
By July 8, Musk told Twitter he was terminating the deal. He accused Twitter of failing to give him all the information he needed to go ahead with the acquisition, and of understating the number of bots, spam and fake accounts on its platform.
Twitter has sued to ensure the Musk deal goes through for the promised price, which would represent a windfall for many of its shareholders.