VAALCO Energy, Inc. announced that it had received notification on June 28, 2017, from the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) that the price of the Company’s common stock has fallen below the NYSE’s continued listing standard. The NYSE requires that the average closing price of a listed company’s common stock not be less than $1.00 per share for a period of over 30 consecutive trading days.
Under NYSE rules, the Company can avoid delisting if, during the six month period following receipt of the NYSE notice and on the last trading day of any calendar month, the Company’s common stock price per share and 30 trading-day average share price is at least $1.00. During this period, the Company’s common stock will continue to be traded on the NYSE, subject to compliance with other continued listing requirements.
The NYSE notification does not affect the Company’s business operations or its SEC reporting requirements and does not conflict with or cause an event of default under any of the Company’s material debt or other agreements.
The Company will be notifying the NYSE of its intent to regain compliance with the NYSE continued listing standards within the six-month period. The Company is committed to working with the NYSE to regain compliance and maintain the listing of its common stock.