|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2019
7. Common Stock
As of December 31, 2019, the Company has authorized 100,000,000 shares of common stock, $0.001 par value per share. The Company had 35,150,000 and 29,938,363 shares issued and outstanding as of December 31, 2019 and 2018, respectively.
The holders of common stock are entitled to one vote for each share of common stock held.
On January 18, 2018, the Board of Directors of the Company filed an amendment (the “Amendment”) with the Delaware Secretary of State to effect a one-for-thirty reverse split of the Company’s common stock. The Amendment took effect on January 24, 2018. No fractional shares were issued or distributed as a result of the Amendment. There was no change in the par value of our common stock.
In May 2018, the Company closed a public offering of 4,435,000 shares of its common stock for net proceeds after transaction costs of approximately $7,684,000 at $1.90 per share, and issued the underwriter a warrant to purchase 84,211 shares of common stock at $2.09 per share over a four-year period beginning October 27, 2018.
On August 6, 2018, the Company held its 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and voted to reduce the number of shares of common stock, $0.001 par value per share, authorized from 800,000,000 to 100,000,000 shares.
In January, March and November 2019, the Company closed a series of placements of its common stock resulting in the sale of 5,211,695 shares of its common stock for net proceeds after transaction costs of approximately $6,638,422
In July 2018, the Company entered into an Equity Distribution Agreement (the “Distribution Agreement”) with Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc. (“Ladenburg”), Barrington Research Associates, Inc. (“Barrington”), and Alliance Global Partners (“AGP” and together the “Sales Agents”), pursuant to which, and at the Company’s sole discretion, may issue and sell over time, and from time to time, to or through the Sales Agents, up to $10,000,000 worth of shares of the Company’s common stock. On December 14, 2018, Ladenburg terminated its engagement as a sales agent under the Distribution Agreement. As of December 31, 2018, we had not sold any shares of common stock under the Distribution Agreement. In March 20, 2019, the Company by written notice suspended at-the-market sales of its common stock pursuant to the Distribution Agreement, dated July 19, 2018 by and among the Company, Ladenburg, Barrington, and AGP. The Company also terminated the engagement of Barrington as a sales agent under the Distribution Agreement effective March 21, 2019. The Distribution Agreement remains in place with respect to AGP, subject to the suspension of sales discussed above until further notice is provided by the Company to AGP. In January 2019, we sold 80,000 shares of common stock under the Distribution Agreement and received net proceeds of approximately $344,000 which amount was included in the proceeds discussed above.
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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