Apple (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook Sells ~$65M in Stock, or 38% of His Holdings

September 1, 2016 8:33 AM EDT

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According to a filing after the close, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) CEO Tim Cook sold 269,883 shares of Apple stock from 08/29-08/31 at prices from $105.95-$107.37. This was on top of the 334,000 shares he sold from 08/25-08/26 at prices from $107.21-$107.73.

The total number of shares sold by Mr. Cook over the past few days was 603,883 and the dollar amount of the sales was about $64.5 million.

All transactions were made pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted on May 16, 2016 and followed vesting of 1,260,000 in RSUs on August 24th.

Following the vesting, Mr. Cook held 2,299,809 shares of Apple stock. He now holds 1,039,809 shares worth $110.6 million.

656,117 shares following the vesting were withheld by Apple to satisfy the minimum statutory tax withholding requirements on vesting of RSUs. After the tax withholding, Cook held 1,643,692 shares before the stock sales, meaning Mr. Cook sold 38% of his stock in the recent transactions.

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