Genetic Technologies Regains Compliance with Nasdaq Stockholders Equity Requirement
MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Genetic Technologies Limited (ASX: GTG; NASDAQ: GENE) (the “Company”), a leader in the development of genetic risk assessment tests, is pleased to announce that it received notification from the Listing Qualifications Department of the Nasdaq Stock Market indicating that the Company has met the minimum stockholders equity requirement set forth in Listing Rule 5550(b)(1).
Nasdaq has determined that the Company complies with Listing Rule 5550(b)(1), which requires a stockholders’ equity of $2.5 million. Since April 2020, Genetic Technologies has raised an aggregate of $16.37 million through offerings of its American Depositary Shares, and as a result, as of August 28, 2020, it has US GAAP stockholders’ equity in excess of $2.5 million.
Accordingly, the Company's American Depositary Shares will continue to be listed on The Nasdaq Capital Market and Nasdaq considers the matter closed.
About Genetic Technologies Limited
Genetic Technologies Limited (ASX: GTG; Nasdaq: GENE) is a diversified molecular diagnostics company. GTG offers cancer predictive testing and assessment tools to help physicians proactively manage patient health. The Company’s lead products GeneType for Breast Cancer for non-hereditary breast cancer and GeneType for Colorectal Cancer are clinically validated risk assessment tests and are first in class.
Genetic Technologies has capacity for Covid-19 testing and is developing a pipeline of risk assessment products.
For more information, please visit www.gtglabs.com.
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