October 31, 2007 / 3:23 AM / 10 years ago

Goldman's finance chief sells 20,000 shares

NEW YORK, Oct 30 (Reuters) - The chief financial officer of investment bank Goldman Sachs Group (GS.N) said in U.S. regulatory filings on Tuesday that he has sold about $4.7 million in Goldman stock.

David Viniar said he sold 20,000 shares last Friday, for prices ranging from $234.31 to $234.94 per share, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

Viniar still holds more than 800,000 shares of the company, according to the filing.

Viniar had also sold about $6.8 million in Goldman stock in January.

    The finance chief, was joined by the company’s general counsel Gregory Palm in selling shares. Palm sold about 50,000 Goldman shares, worth about $11.6 million on Friday, according to separate regulatory filings on Tuesday.

    Goldman shares closed at $240.33 on the New York Stock Exchange after hitting a 52-week high of $246.40 in earlier trading on Tuesday. The stock is up about 53 percent from an August low.

    Reporting by Emily Chasan

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