Robert P. Stiller, CEO of Waterbury, Vt-based Green Mountain Coffee (GMCR), has sold 50,000 shares of the company's common stock between 8 and 12 April.

According to a Form 4 released on Friday by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Stiller got between US$21.60 and US$22.34 per share for the stock.

At the end of last month, Stiller still directly owned 2.9 million shares and indirectly through trusts owned 235,740 common shares.