Netflix's Reed Hastings exercised $612 mln from stock options in 2020

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Netflix's Reed Hastings exercised $612 mln from stock options in 2020
Netflix Inc co-Chief Executive Officer Reed Hastings realized $612.13 million from exercising his stock options in 2020, a year of bumper subscription growth for the video-streaming giant.
 
The company, which crossed 200 million subscribers last year as people sought entertainment from home during the COVID-19-imposed lockdowns, saw its shares rise more than 67% in 2020.
 
Hastings purchased over 1.33 million Netflix shares last year in the exercising of his stock options, according to a filing. Graphic link: (https://tmsnrt.rs/3neR4Hn)
 
The price at which stock options can be exercised is set in an agreement. The value of shares when the purchase is made could be varying.
 
 
Source: Reuters

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