[Digital Today Reporter Hwang Chi-gyu] The share price of Micro Strategy, a business intelligence (BI) software company that has attracted attention by actively purchasing bitcoin as a NASDAQ-listed company, has fallen to half within a month or so.
MicroStrategy shares fell sharply after peaking in early February, according to The Block. On February 9, the stock price reached $1272, but closed at $645, down 50% as of the 4th (local time).
Earlier this month, MicroStrategy announced that it had purchased more than 328 additional Bitcoins for $15 million in cash. This purchase was made when the Bitcoin price was $45,710 each. Earlier on February 25th, MicroStrategy purchased 1 billion dollar worth of Bitcoin.
MicroStrategy has been actively investing in bitcoin since buying bitcoin for the first time in August last year. Currently, MicroStrategy holds 9,859 Bitcoins.
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