NOTE 13 - SERIES A REDEEMABLE CONVERTIBLE CUMLATIVE PREFERRED STOCK
|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2017
|Note 13 - Series Redeemable Convertible Cumlative Preferred Stock|
|SERIES A REDEEMABLE CONVERTIBLE CUMLATIVE PREFERRED STOCK||
NOTE 13 SERIES A REDEEMABLE CONVERTIBLE CUMLATIVE PREFERRED STOCK
Our board of directors has designated 500,000 of the 10,000,000 authorized shares of preferred stock as Series A Convertible Preferred Stock. In September through October 2016, the Company sold 29,600 shares of Series A Convertible Preferred Stock for cash proceeds equal to the stated value of $296,000. Accrued cumulative dividends during 2017 was $17,760 and $5,920 during 2016. The total redeemed on November 24, 2017 was for a total of $319,680.
Rank. The Series A Convertible Preferred Stock will rank senior to our common stock to the extent of its liquidation preference of $10 per share (the Stated Value).
Conversion. Each share of the Series A Preferred is convertible into shares of our common stock at any time at the option of the holder, into that number of shares of common stock determined by dividing the sum of (i) the Stated Value of such shares of Series A Preferred and (ii) the accrued and unpaid dividends per share by the conversion price of $0.18 (the Conversion Price). In the event the Company undertakes a registered offering; the holder may elect to convert at the terms of that offering for a period of 30 days after the offering is closed after which only the conversion terms described above will be available. In all cases, any conversion rights will always be tied to the price of the Companys stock. (see Certain Adjustments below).
Liquidation Preference. In the event of our liquidation, dissolution or winding up, whether voluntary or involuntary (the Liquidation Event), holders of the Series A Preferred then outstanding shall be entitled to receive, out of assets of the Company available for distribution to its stockholders, an amount equal to the Stated Value plus any accrued and unpaid dividends as of the date of such Liquidation Event.
Voting Rights. Holders of Series A Preferred will vote on an as converted basis on all matters on which the holders of common stock are entitled to vote. In addition, as long as the Series A Preferred remains outstanding, the Company shall not, without the affirmative vote of the holders of a majority of the then outstanding shares of the Series A Preferred (i) alter or change adversely the powers, preferences or rights given to the Series A Preferred (ii) authorize or create any class of stock ranking as to dividends, redemption or distribution of assets upon a Liquidation Event senior to, or otherwise pari passu with, the Series A Preferred (iii) amend its Articles of Incorporation or other charter documents in any way that may adversely affect any rights of Series A Preferred, (iv) increase the authorized shares of Series A Preferred or (v) enter into any agreement with respect to the foregoing.
Dividends. Each share of Series A Convertible Preferred Stock shall be entitled to receive, an annual 8% dividend. Such dividend will be accrued and be paid either as part of conversion to common stock where such dividend will be converted at the same rate or on redemption at the end of three years. The holders of shares of the Series A shall be entitled to receive, when, as and if declared by the Board of Directors out of funds legally available therefore, cumulative cash dividends at an annual rate of eight percent (8%) of the Stated Value (the Dividend Rate). Such dividends on shares of Series A shall be cumulative from the date such shares are issued, whether or not in any period there shall be funds of the Company legally available for the payment of such dividends and whether or not such dividends are declared, and shall be payable quarterly, when as, and if declared by the Board of Directors, on April 10, July 10, October 10, and January 10 in each year (each a Dividend Payment Date_ to holders of record as of March 31, June 30, September 30 and December 31 in each year (the Record Date). Cumulative dividends shall always accrue a compounded rate equal to the Dividend Rate and shall accrue from and including the date of issuance of such shares to and including a Dividend Payment Date. Such dividends shall accrue whether or not there shall be (at the time such dividend becomes payable or at any other time) profits, surplus or other funds of the Company legally available for the payment of dividends.
Certain Adjustments. The conversion price of the Series A Convertible Preferred Stock is subject to adjustment upon the occurrence of specific events, including stock dividends, stock splits, combinations and reclassifications of our common stock. Additionally, if the Company sells or issues any shares of Common Stock or Common Stock Equivalents at a price per share less than the Conversion price (a Lower-Price Issuance) in connection with a financing where one of the purposes is to permit the Companys Common Stock being accepted for listing on a National Securities Exchange, then for a period of 30 days after the Common Stock begins to trade on a National Securities Exchange the Conversion Price shall be reduced to the Lower Price Issuance. After the 30-day period has expired, the Conversion Price shall increase to the level immediately prior to commencement of the 30-day period.
Redemption. The holder has the right to request redemption of the Series A Preferred Stock after a period of three years in an amount equal to the Stated Value plus accrued and unpaid dividends.
The Series A convertible preferred stock has been reflected as temporary equity at its redemption value on the accompanying consolidated balance sheet because of its redemption feature.
Additionally, in connection with the conversion and redemption portion of the Private Offering, the Company entered into Letter Agreements (the Preferred Stock Letter Agreements) with holders of the Companys Series A Preferred Stock (the Preferred Holders) for repayment of an aggregate amount of $319,680. All Series A holders were repaid in full and no stock or warrants were issued.