Galena Biopharma (GALE) Plans 1-for-20 Reverse Stock Split
- Wall Street declines as some post-election gainers reverse
- The FTC Confirms Antitrust Charges Against Qualcomm (QCOM) for Monopolizing Semiconductor Device Used in Cell Phones
- United Airlines (UAL) Tops Q4 EPS by 5c
- Obama shows clemency to Manning, intelligence analyst behind leaks
- Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV) Q4 Comps Rise 3.1%; Guides Q4 Above the Street
News and research before you hear about it on CNBC and others. Claim your 2-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here.
Galena Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: GALE), a biopharmaceutical company committed to the development and commercialization of hematology and oncology therapeutics that address unmet medical needs, today announced that on October 26, 2016, the Board of Directors approved a reverse stock split of its shares of common stock at a ratio of 1-for-20. The reverse stock split was authorized by the Company’s stockholders at the Special Meeting of Stockholders held on October 21, 2016.
The reverse stock split will become effective on November 11, 2016 and the Company’s common stock will commence trading on a split-adjusted basis when the market opens on Monday, November 14, 2016. The Company's common stock will continue to trade on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol "GALE" but will trade under the new CUSIP number 363256504.
Mark W. Schwartz, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “Effecting the reverse stock split will allow us to maintain compliance with the NASDAQ Capital Market minimum bid price requirement, which we believe is in the Company’s best interests and the best interests of our stockholders. We are confident in the value of our current pipeline led by GALE-401, which is expected to initiate a pivotal, Phase 3 trial next year, and in our cancer immunotherapy assets currently in multiple clinical trials. We believe that this technical change to our capital structure puts us in a better position to advance our clinical programs and grow the company into the future.”
As a result of the reverse split, every 20 pre-split shares of common stock outstanding will automatically combine into one new share of common stock without any action on the part of the holders. The reverse split will also apply to common stock issuable upon the exercise of the Company's outstanding warrants and stock options.
As a result of the reverse stock split, the Company's issued and outstanding shares of common stock will decrease to approximately 10,850,953 shares, post-split. No fractional shares will be issued as a result of the reverse split. Owners of fractional shares outstanding after the reverse stock split will be paid cash for such fractional interests.
Additional information about the reverse stock split can be found in the Company's definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 21, 2016, a copy of which is available at www.sec.gov and on the Company’s website here.
Serious News for Serious Traders! Try StreetInsider.com Premium Free!
You May Also Be Interested In
- Bill Barrett Corporation (BBG) Entered Confidentiality Agreement with Bonanza Creek Energy (BCEI) Pertaining to BCEI's Chapter 11 Proceeding
- Roka Bioscience (ROKA) Names Mary Duseau as CEO; Paul Thomas to Assume Role as Chairman
- Cardtronics (CATM), Walgreens Expand ATM Relationship
Create E-mail Alert Related CategoriesCorporate News, Management Comments, Momentum Movers, Stock Splits
Sign up for StreetInsider Free!
Receive full access to all new and archived articles, unlimited portfolio tracking, e-mail alerts, custom newswires and RSS feeds - and more!