Elon Musk’s Twitter Deal Is Very Expensive. Right here’s the Math.

Elon Musk plans to buy


for $44 billion, the original price he agreed to back in April. The world’s richest man is likely wishing he waited a few months to sign the contract.

When Musk, the co-founder and CEO of


(ticker: TSLA), proposed buying


for that $54.20 price, some observers wondered if Twitter would even accept the offer. Twitter stock traded at $39 on April 1, the Friday before Musk disclosed a stake in the social media firm, but shares had traded as high as $68 in October 2021.

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