8. Stockholders' Equity
|6 Months Ended|
Mar. 31, 2017
Series B Convertible Preferred Stock
On December 27, 2016 the Company established a new series of preferred stock, convertible Series B preferred stock. The shares, as a series, are entitled to dividends on our Common Stock as declared by the Board of Directors, subject to a $1.00 (in the aggregate for all then-issued and outstanding shares of Series B Convertible Preferred Stock). The series does not have any redemption rights or Stock basis, except as otherwise required by the Nevada Revised Statutes. The series does not provide for any specific allocation of seats on the Board of Directors. At any time and from time to time, the shares of Series B Convertible Preferred Stock; are convertible into shares of Common Stock at a ratio of one series B preferred share into five common shares, subject to equitable adjustment in the event of forward stock splits and reverse stock splits.
The holders of shares of the Series B Convertible Stock have agreed not to sell transfer, assign, hypothecate, pledge, margin, hedge, trade, or otherwise obtain or attempt to obtain any economic value from any of such shares or any shares into which they may be converted (e.g. Common Stock) or for which they may be exchanged. This “lockup” agreement expires on December 31, 2021. Our Warrant Agreements with ICG have been amended to provide that the shares underlying those warrants are exercisable into shares of Series B Convertible Preferred Stock, which warrant shares are also subject to the same “lockup” agreement as the currently outstanding shares of Series B Convertible Preferred Stock.
During the six months ended March 31, 2017, the Company issued:
55,888 shares of series B convertible preferred stock were issued to Kingston Diversified Holdings LLC on December 29, 2016 to settle and pay for an outstanding accrued liability in the amount of $2,800,000. The 55,888 shares of Series B convertible preferred stock issued is convertible at an exchange ratio of (five) shares of common for each share of Series B convertible preferred stock, or 279,440 shares of common.
158,356 shares of Series B convertible preferred stock were issued to Isaac Capital Group (“ICG”) on December 27, 2016 in exchange for 791,758 shares of our common stock at an exchange ratio of (five) shares of common stock for each share of Series B convertible preferred stock.
Series E Convertible Preferred Stock
Pursuant to an existing tender offer, holders of 2,197 shares of the Company’s common stock exchanged said shares for 127,840 shares of series E convertible preferred stock, at the then $5.10 market value of the common stock. The shares carry a $0.30 per share liquidation preference and accrue dividends at the rate of 5% per annum on the liquidation preference per share, payable quarterly from legally available funds. If such funds are not available, dividends shall continue to accumulate until they can be paid from legally available funds. Holders of the preferred shares are entitled, after two years from issuance, to convert them into common shares on a one-to-one basis together with payment of $85.50 per converted share.
Series E Convertible Preferred Stock Dividends
During the six months ended March 31, 2017 and March 31, 2016, the Company accrued dividends of $959 and $959, respectively, payable to holders of Series E preferred stock. As of March 31, 2017 and September 30, 2016 unpaid dividends were $959 and $959, respectively.
On November 22, 2016, the Company’s board of directors authorized a one-for-six reverse stock split and a contemporaneous one-for-six (1:6) reduction in the number of authorized shares of common stock, par value $0.001 per share from 60,000,000 to 10,000,000 shares, to take effect for stockholders of record as of December 5, 2016. No fractional shares will be issued.
All share, option and warrant related information presented in these financial statements and accompanying footnotes has been retroactively adjusted to reflect the decreased number of shares resulting in this action.
During the six months ended March 31, 2017, the Company issued:
58,334 of common stock were issued to Novalk Apps S.A.S. on December 28, 2016 to settle and pay for an outstanding accrued liability in the amount of $584,500. The value was based on the market value of the Company’s common stock on the date of issuance.
2,284 of common stock were issued to various holders of fractional shares of the Company’s common stock pursuant to the 1:6 stock split effective for stockholders of record on December 5, 2016. All fractional shares of the Company’s common stock were eliminated.
During the six months ended March 31, 2016, the Company issued:
1,617 shares of common stock for services rendered at $15,000. The value was based on the market value of the Company’s common stock on the date of issuance.
For the year ended September 30, 2016, the Company purchased 30,122 shares of its common stock in the open market (treasury shares) for $300,027. The Company accounted for the purchase of these treasury shares using the cost method. There were no purchases of common stock by the Company on the open market in the six months ended March 31, 2017.
2014 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan
On January 7, 2014, our Board of Directors adopted the 2014 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan (the “2014 Plan”), which authorizes issuance of distribution equivalent rights, incentive stock options, non-qualified stock options, performance stock, performance units, restricted ordinary shares, restricted stock units, stock appreciation rights, tandem stock appreciation rights and unrestricted ordinary shares to our directors, officer, employees, consultants and advisors. The Company has reserved up to 300,000 shares of common stock for issuance under the 2014 Plan. As required under Nasdaq Listing rule 5635(c), the company included a proposal at its 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which was held on July 11, 2014, to obtain approval of the 2014 Plan. The 2014 Plan was approved.
The entire disclosure for shareholders' equity comprised of portions attributable to the parent entity and noncontrolling interest, including other comprehensive income. Includes, but is not limited to, balances of common stock, preferred stock, additional paid-in capital, other capital and retained earnings, accumulated balance for each classification of other comprehensive income and amount of comprehensive income.
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