NOTE 7 - SERIES C 9% CONVERTIBLE PREFERRED STOCK
|3 Months Ended|
Mar. 31, 2019
|Disclosure Text Block Supplement [Abstract]|
|Preferred Stock [Text Block]||
NOTE 7 – SERIES C 9% CONVERTIBLE PREFERRED STOCK
Series C 9% Convertible Preferred Stock
On January 9, 2013, the Board of Directors authorized the issuance of up to 4,200 shares of 9% Series C Convertible Preferred Stock (the “Series C Preferred Stock”).
The Series C Preferred Stock is entitled to preference over holders of junior stock upon liquidation in the amount of $1,000 plus any accrued and unpaid dividends; entitled to dividends as a preference to holders of junior stock at a rate of 9% per annum of the stated value of $1,000 per share, payable quarterly beginning on September 30, 2013 and are cumulative. The holders of the Series C Preferred Stock vote together with the holders of our common stock on an as-converted basis, but may not vote the Series C Preferred Stock in excess of the beneficial ownership limitation of the Series C Preferred Stock. The beneficial ownership limitation is 4.99% of our then outstanding shares of common stock following such conversion or exercise, which may be increased to up to 9.99% of our then outstanding shares of common stock following such conversion or exercise upon the request of an individual holder. The beneficial ownership limitation is determined on an individual holder basis, such that the as-converted number of shares of one holder is not included in the shares outstanding when calculating the limitation for a different holder.
In connection with the sale of the Series C preferred stock, the Company issued an aggregate of 532,251 warrants to purchase the Company’s common stock at $6.53 per share expiring five years from the initial exercise date. The warrants contain full ratchet anti-dilution price protection upon the issuance of equity or equity-linked securities at an effective common stock purchase price of less than $6.53 per share as well as other customary anti-dilution protection. The warrants are exercisable for cash; or if at any time after six months from the issuance date, there is no effective registration statement registering the resale, or no current prospectus available for the resale, of the shares of common stock underlying the warrants, the warrants may be exercised by means of a “cashless exercise”.
As a result of an amendment to the conversion price of our Series C Preferred Stock, the full-ratchet anti-dilution protection provision of the warrants decreased the exercise price of the warrants from $6.53 per share to $3.75 per share and increased the aggregate number of shares issuable under the warrants to 926,121.
Series C Preferred Stock issued and outstanding totaled 475 as of March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018, respectively. As of March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018, the Company has accrued $253,449 and $242,908 dividends payable on the Series C Preferred Stock.
The entire disclosure for terms, amounts, nature of changes, rights and privileges, dividends, and other matters related to preferred stock.
Reference 1: http://fasb.org/us-gaap/role/ref/legacyRef