|12 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2011
Issuances of Common Stock
November 2010 Equity Issuance Agreement
On November 29, 2010, the Company and Joint Corporation FeelTech Investment Unit 1 (the “Purchaser”) entered into a Stock Purchase Agreement (the “Agreement”) for the purchase of $200,000 worth of the Company’s common stock, $0.001 par value per share (“Common Stock”), over a three month period.
Under the terms of the Agreement, the Company agreed to sell, and the Purchaser is obligated to purchase, unregistered shares of common stock in multiple investment tranches (each, a “Tranche”) for an aggregate purchase price of $200,000. The per share price in each Tranche was determined by adding (i) $0.50 and (ii) the average closing price for the Common Stock as reported by the NASDAQ Capital Market for the 90-day period immediately preceding (but not including) the closing date of the applicable Tranche. The Agreement was satisfied by the Purchaser as follows:
The Company issued and sold the shares of Common Stock to the Purchaser in reliance on the exemption provided under Section 4(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Regulation D promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”).
March 2011 Equity Issuance Agreement
On March 22, 2011, the Company and six new investors (the “March Purchasers”) entered into a Stock Purchase Agreement (the “March Agreement”), pursuant to which the March Purchasers committed to purchase an aggregate of $150,000 worth of the Company’s common stock, $0.001 par value per share, over a three month period.
Under the terms of the March Agreement, the Company agreed to sell, and each March Purchaser is obligated to purchase by a specified date, Common Stock for an aggregate purchase price of $25,000. The per share price is to be determined by adding (i) $0.50 and (ii) the average closing price for the Common Stock as reported by the NASDAQ Capital Market for the 90-day period immediately preceding (but not including) the closing date of the applicable purchase.
Stock Purchase Agreements – August/September 2011
As previously disclosed, on August 29, 2011 and September 29, 2011, respectively, the Company entered into a series of Stock Purchase Agreements (the “Stock Purchase Agreements”) with four investors (the “Investors”). Pursuant to the Stock Purchase Agreements, the Investors agreed to purchase an aggregate of 816,327 shares of Common Stock in a private placement transaction for an aggregate purchase price of $2.0 million. Additional information regarding the Stock Purchase Agreements and the transactions contemplated thereby was set forth in a definitive proxy statement filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 25, 2011. Stockholder approval of the Stock Purchase Agreements and the transactions contemplated thereby was obtained at a special meeting on November 24, 2011.
On November 30, 2011, the Investors failed to perform their obligations under the Stock Purchase Agreements by, among other things, failing to pay the purchase price described above. Accordingly, the transactions contemplated by the Stock Purchase Agreements were never consummated, and the Company sent the Investors a notice of termination of the Stock Purchase Agreements on December 12, 2011. The Company did not incur any penalties in connection with its termination of the Stock Purchase Agreements.
Series E Convertible Preferred Stock
During the year ended September 30, 2002, pursuant to an existing tender offer, holders of 13,184 shares of the Company’s common stock exchanged said shares for 131,840 shares of Series E Convertible Preferred Stock, at the then $0.85 market value of the common stock. The shares carry a $0.30 per share liquidation preference and accrue dividends at the rate of 5% per annum on the liquidation preference per share, payable quarterly from legally available funds. If such funds are not available, dividends shall continue to accumulate until they can be paid from legally available funds. Holders of the preferred shares are entitled, after two years from issuance, to convert them into common shares on a hundred-to-one basis together with payment of $0.45 per converted share.
The Company’s treasury stock consists of shares repurchased on the open market or shares received through various agreements with third parties. The value of such shares is determined based on cash paid or quoted market prices.
On May 25, 2007, the Company’s Board of Directors terminated its pre-existing stock repurchase plan and replaced it with a new plan authorizing repurchases of up to $1,000,000 of common stock from time to time on the open market or in privately negotiated transactions. The repurchase plan was increased by another $500,000 on October 23, 2008. During the year ended September 30, 2011 there were no stock repurchases. In 2010, the Company acquired an aggregate of 1,341 shares of common stock for an aggregate repurchase price of $25,882.
During each of the years ended September 30, 2011 and 2010, the Company accrued dividends of $1,918 and $1,918, respectively, payable to holders of Series E preferred stock. No dividends were paid in 2011 or 2010.
The entire disclosure for shareholders' equity, comprised of portions attributable to the parent entity and noncontrolling interest, if any, including other comprehensive income (as applicable). Including, but not limited to: (1) balances of common stock, preferred stock, additional paid-in capital, other capital and retained earnings; (2) accumulated balance for each classification of other comprehensive income and total amount of comprehensive income; (3) amount and nature of changes in separate accounts, including the number of shares authorized and outstanding, number of shares issued upon exercise and conversion, and for other comprehensive income, the adjustments for reclassifications to net income; (4) rights and privileges of each class of stock authorized; (5) basis of treasury stock, if other than cost, and amounts paid and accounting treatment for treasury stock purchased significantly in excess of market; (6) dividends paid or payable per share and in the aggregate for each class of stock for each period presented; (7) dividend restrictions and accumulated preferred dividends in arrears (in aggregate and per share amount); (8) retained earnings appropriations or restrictions, such as dividend restrictions; (9) impact of change in accounting principle, initial adoption of new accounting principle and correction of an error in previously issued financial statements; (10) shares held in trust for Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP); (11) deferred compensation related to issuance of capital stock; (12) note received for issuance of stock; (13) unamortized discount on shares; (14) description, terms, and number of warrants or rights outstanding; (15) shares under subscription and subscription receivables, effective date of new retained earnings after quasi-reorganization and deficit eliminated by quasi-reorganization and, for a period of at least ten years after the effective date, the point in time from which the new retained dates; and (16) retroactive effective of subsequent change in capital structure.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef