SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 2, 2017
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Item 3.01 Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.
On February 2, 2017, NeuroMetrix, Inc. (the “Company”) received a notice from the Listing Qualifications Department of the NASDAQ Stock Market indicating that, for the last 30 consecutive business days, the bid price for the Company’s common stock had closed below the minimum $1.00 per share required for continued inclusion on The NASDAQ Capital Market under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5550(a)(2). The notification letter states that pursuant to NASDAQ Listing Rule 5810(c)(3)(A) the Company will be afforded 180 calendar days, or until August 1, 2017, to regain compliance with the minimum bid price requirement. In order to regain compliance, shares of the Company’s common stock must maintain a minimum bid closing price of at least $1.00 per share for a minimum of ten consecutive business days. If the Company does not regain compliance by August 1, 2017, NASDAQ may provide written notification to the Company that the Company’s common stock will be delisted. At that time, the Company may appeal NASDAQ’s delisting determination to a NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Panel. Alternatively, the Company may be eligible for an additional 180 day grace period if it satisfies all of the requirements, other than the minimum bid price requirement, for listing on The NASDAQ Capital Market set forth in NASDAQ Listing Rule 5505. The notification letter has no effect at this time on the listing of the Company’s common stock on The NASDAQ Capital Market.
The Company intends to actively monitor the bid price for its common stock between now and August 1, 2017 while continuing to demonstrate commercial and strategic progress with its Quell wearable technology for chronic pain. The Company believes that this may improve investor confidence and increase the market valuation of its common stock.
Certain statements in this Current Report on Form 8-K constitute forward-looking statements that involve a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause such forward-looking statements not to be realized. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements include fluctuations in the Company’s general financial and operating results, changes in the Company’s liquidity and capital resources, declines in the market price of the Company’s shares of common stock, changes in the capital markets, competition, and general and industry-specific economic conditions. We believe these factors include but are not limited to those described under “Risk Factors” in our Annual Report on Form 10-K, as such factors may be updated from time to time in our periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), which are accessible on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. These factors should not be construed as exhaustive and should be read in conjunction with the other cautionary statements that are included in this Current Report on Form 8-K, our Annual Report on Form 10-K and other filings with the SEC. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or review any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments 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.
|Date: February 3, 2017||/s/||THOMAS T. HIGGINS|
|Thomas T. Higgins|
|Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer|