LAS VEGAS, Dec. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Live Ventures Incorporated (Nasdaq:LIVE) (“Live Ventures” or the “Company”), a diversified holding company, announces today that it has completed its 1-for-6 reverse split of its outstanding common stock.
As previously stated, one primary purpose of the reverse split was to broaden the appeal of the Company’s stock to include institutional investors following the closing of the Company’s second major acquisition in the past 18 months. Management continues to believe the Company’s stock is undervalued and the Company continues to repurchase its shares in the market.
Further, the reverse split was not undertaken to facilitate any financing transactions nor for NASDAQ compliance reasons, as the Company is in full compliance with all relevant NASDAQ standards.
As a result of the reverse stock split, every six shares of the Company’s pre-reverse split common stock was combined and reclassified into one share of common stock. Further, the reverse stock split does not affect proportionate voting rights and other rights of common stockholders. Stockholders who would otherwise hold a fractional share of common stock received an increase to their common stock as the common stock was rounded up to a full share. No fractional shares were issued in connection with the reverse stock split.
About Live Ventures Incorporated
Live Ventures Incorporated is a diversified holding company with several wholly owned subsidiaries and a strategic focus on acquiring profitable companies that have demonstrated a strong history of earnings power. Live Ventures Incorporated provides, among other businesses, marketing solutions that boost customer awareness and merchant visibility on the Internet. The Company operates a deal engine, which is a service that connects merchants and consumers via an innovative platform that uses geo-location, enabling businesses to communicate real-time and instant offers to nearby consumers. In addition, it maintains, through its subsidiary, ModernEveryday, an online consumer products retailer and, through its subsidiary, Marquis Industries, a specialty, high-performance yarns manufacturer, hard-surfaces re-seller, which is a top-10 high-end residential carpet manufacturer in the United States. Marquis Industries, through its A-O Division, utilizes its state-of-the-art yarn extrusion capacity to market monofilament textured yarn products to the artificial turf industry. Marquis is the only manufacturer in the world that can produce certain types of yarn prized by the industry.
Forward-Looking and Cautionary Statements
This press release may contain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. In accordance with the safe harbor provisions of this Act, statements contained herein that look forward in time that include everything other than historical information, involve risks and uncertainties that may affect the Company’s actual results. These forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as "will," "expects," "anticipates," "future," "intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates" and similar statements. Live Ventures Incorporated may also make written or oral forward-looking statements in its periodic reports to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, in its annual report to stockholders, in press releases and other written materials and in oral statements made by its officers, directors or employees to third parties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and there are a number of important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements made by the Company, including, but not limited to, plans and objectives of management for future operations or products, the market acceptance or future success of our products, and our future financial performance. The Company cautions that these forward-looking statements are further qualified by other factors including, but not limited to, those set forth in the Company’s Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2016, most recent Form 10-Q, and other filings with the U S. Securities and Exchange Commission (available at http://www.sec.gov). The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any statements in this release, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
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