PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - March 31, 2014) - Insys Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: INSY), a specialty pharmaceutical company with focus on supportive care products for cancer patients, today announced that the Company has completed its previously disclosed three-for-two stock split, effected through a stock dividend.
The record date for the stock split was the close of business on March 17, 2014, and share distribution occurred on March 28, 2014. As a result of the dividend, shareholders received one additional share of Insys Therapeutics, Inc. common stock, par value $0.0002145, for each two shares they held as of the record date. Total shares outstanding increased from approximately 22.8 million to 34.2 million shares.
"This action increases the liquidity of our stock, and reflects our confidence in the strength and continuing growth of our Company," said Michael L. Babich, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We are committed to remaining profitable and continuing to build shareholder value with our marketed products and through our robust R&D pipeline."
About Insys Therapeutics, Inc.
Insys Therapeutics, Inc. is a commercial-stage specialty pharmaceutical company that develops and commercializes innovative supportive care products, with a focus on utilizing its proprietary formulation technologies to address the clinical shortcomings of existing commercial pharmaceutical products. The Company has two marketed products including Subsys®, a proprietary sublingual fentanyl spray for breakthrough pain in opioid-tolerant cancer patients. Insys markets Subsys through its incentive-based, cost-efficient commercial sales force. The Company is developing a robust pipeline of product candidates led by dronabinol oral solution, a proprietary orally administered liquid formulation of dronabinol, which, if approved, would be its second branded supportive care product.
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Subsys® is a registered trademark of Insys Therapeutics, Inc.