Microvision, Inc. (NASDAQ:MVIS) announced that it has entered into an agreement with Lincoln Park Capital Fund, LLC(“Lincoln Park”), an institutional investor based in Chicago, Illinois, under which the Company has the right to sell up to $17.025 million of common stock to Lincoln Park. Proceeds from any sales of stock will be used for general corporate purposes.
Under the terms of the agreement, Lincoln Park will immediately purchase $2.025 million in shares of common stock at a purchase price of $1.50. In addition, for a period of 24 months, the Company has the right, at its sole discretion, to sell up to $15.0 million of additional common stock to Lincoln Park, subject to certain limitations, based on the prevailing market prices of the Company’s shares at the time of each sale.
Lincoln Park has no right to require any sales and is obligated to purchase the common stock as directed by the Company, subject to certain limitations set forth in the agreement. Lincoln Park has agreed not to cause or engage in any manner whatsoever, any direct or indirect short selling or hedging of the Company’s shares of common stock. In consideration for entering into the agreement, the Company has issued 522,556 shares of common stock to Lincoln Park as a commitment fee. No warrants, derivatives, or other share classes are associated with this agreement.
The agreement may be terminated by the Company at any time without any cost or penalty. (Original Source)
Shares of Microvision are currently trading at $1.46, up $0.06 or 4.01%. MVIS has a 1-year high of $3.54 and a 1-year low of $1.33. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $1.48 and its 200-day moving average is $1.78.
On the ratings front, Aegis Capital Corp. analyst Michael Rindos initiated coverage with a Buy rating on MVIS and a price target of $2.90, in a report issued on August 8. The current price target represents a potential upside of 107.1% from where the stock is currently trading. According to TipRanks.com, Rindos has a yearly average return of 17.9%, a 57.1% success rate, and is ranked #1238 out of 4189 analysts.
MicroVision, Inc. is the creator of PicoP scanning technology, an ultra-miniature laser projection and sensing solution based on the laser beam scanning methodology pioneered by the company. MicroVision’s platform approach for this advanced display and sensing solution means that it can be adapted to a wide array of applications and form factors.