Share Repurchase Plan
|6 Months Ended|
May 31, 2020
|Share Repurchase Plan||
Note 11 – Share Repurchase Plan
In December 2011, the Company’s Board of Directors authorized management at its discretion to repurchase up to one million (1,000,000) shares of the Company’s outstanding common stock. On June 6, 2012, the Board of Directors of the Company increased the number of shares of the Company’s outstanding common stock that management is authorized to repurchase to up to three million (3,000,000). On April 8, 2015, the Board of Directors of the Company increased the number of shares of the Company’s outstanding common stock that management is authorized to repurchase to up to six million (6,000,000) shares. On October 6, 2016, the Board of Directors of the Company increased the number of shares of the Company’s outstanding common stock that management is authorized to repurchase to up to eight million (8,000,000) shares. The repurchases must be effectuated through open market purchases, privately negotiated block trades, unsolicited negotiated transactions, and/or pursuant to any trading plan that may be adopted in accordance with Rule 10b5-1 of the Securities and Exchange Commission or in such other manner as will comply with the provisions of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
As of May 31, 2020, the Company had repurchased an aggregate of 6,093,535 shares of the Company’s common stock at an average price of $3.37
per share through open market and privately negotiated transactions under the Company’s share repurchase plan. The Company did not purchase any of the Company’s common stock during the six months ended May 31, 2020 and May 31, 2019.
In March 2018, the Company received notice that shares of the Company’s common stock issued to certain executive officers pursuant to the Company’s 2012 Stock Incentive Plan had purportedly been issued in excess of the shares reserved for issuance under the Plan. The Company established an independent committee of the Board of Directors to review this issue. After completing its investigation, the independent committee determined that certain restricted stock awards and certain performance-based awards were granted in violation of the 2012 Plan. See the Company’s 2019 Proxy Statement. The Company repurchased 292,449
shares that were surrendered by certain executive officers in connection therewith.
The repurchased shares will be held as treasury stock at cost and have been removed from common shares outstanding as of May 31, 2020 and November 30, 2019. As of May 31, 2020, and November 30, 2019, 6,093,535 and 6,093,535 shares, respectively, were held as treasury stock.
Subsequent to the balance sheet date, the Company has not repurchased any additional shares of the Company’s common stock.
No definition available.
The entire disclosure for treasury stock, including, but not limited to, average cost per share, description of share repurchase program, shares repurchased, shares held for each class of treasury stock.
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