SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D. C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): March 26, 2018
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4 Science Park, New Haven, CT 06511
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|Item 3.01||Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.|
On March 26, 2018, Precipio, Inc. (the "Company") received a letter from The Nasdaq Stock Market ("Nasdaq"), notifying the Company that for the past 30 consecutive business days, the closing bid price per share of its common stock was below the $1.00 minimum bid price requirement for continued listing on The Nasdaq Capital Market, as required by Nasdaq Listing Rule 5550(a)(2) (the “Bid Price Rule”). As a result, the Company was notified by Nasdaq that it is not in compliance with the Bid Price Rule. Nasdaq has provided the Company with 180 calendar days, or until September 24, 2018, to regain compliance with the Bid Price Rule. This notification has no immediate effect on the Company’s listing on the Nasdaq Capital Market or on the trading of the Company’s common stock.
To regain compliance with the Bid Price Rule, the closing bid price of the Company’s common stock must meet or exceed $1.00 per share for a minimum of ten consecutive business days during the 180 day grace period. If the Company’s common stock does not regain compliance with the Bid Price Rule during this grace period, it will be eligible for an additional grace period of 180 calendar days provided that the Company satisfies Nasdaq’s continued listing requirement for market value of publicly held shares and all other initial listing standards for listing on The Nasdaq Capital Market, other than the minimum bid price requirement, and provides written notice to Nasdaq of its intention to cure the delinquency during the second grace period. If the Company meets these requirements, Nasdaq will inform the Company that it has been granted an additional 180 calendar days. However, if it appears to Staff that the Company will not be able to cure the deficiency, or if the Company is otherwise not eligible, Nasdaq will provide notice that its securities will be subject to delisting.
The Company is presently evaluating various courses of action to regain compliance with the Bid Price Rule. However, there can be no assurance that the Company will be able to regain compliance.
Statement in this report that are not strictly historical in nature constitute “forward-looking statements.” Such statements include, but are not limited to, the Company’s ability to regain compliance with Nasdaq’s continued listing standards. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause actual results to be materially different from any results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Risk factors that may cause actual results to differ are discussed in the Company’s SEC filings. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. The Company is providing this information as of this date and does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this report as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|By:||/s/ Ilan Danieli|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|
Date: March 30, 2018