|SAN DIEGO, April 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Turtle Beach Corporation (NASDAQ: HEAR), a leading gaming headset and audio accessory company, is announcing that its board of directors have approved a 1-for-4 reverse split of its common stock, effective as of the close of business today.|
As a result of the reverse stock split, every four shares of the Company's common stock will be converted into one share of common stock, reducing the number of issued and outstanding shares from approximately 49.4 million to approximately 12.4 million. No fractional shares of common stock will be issued in connection with the reverse stock split, and any fractional shares created as a result of the reverse stock split will be rounded up to one additional whole share. The number of Turtle Beach's authorized shares and the number of shares issuable upon vesting or the exercise of equity awards such as stock options and other derivative securities, along with the corresponding exercise prices thereof, will each be proportionally adjusted.
Turtle Beach expects its common stock to commence trading on a split-adjusted basis as of the open of trading on Monday, April 9, 2018. Turtle Beach's trading symbol will remain "HEAR."
"Today's reverse stock split will enable Turtle Beach to regain compliance with NASDAQ's continued listing standards regarding bid price and allow us to remain focused on furthering our position as the leader in console gaming headsets," Juergen Stark, CEO, Turtle Beach. "We believe we remain well positioned to do so with the broadest portfolio of products and an improved balance sheet, underpinned by a very robust North American and European console gaming market."
The Company's common stock will trade under a new CUSIP number (900450 206) following the effectiveness of the reverse stock split.
About Turtle Beach Corporation
Turtle Beach (www.turtlebeach.com) has been revolutionizing console multiplayer gaming since the very beginning with its wide selection of industry-leading, award-winning gaming headsets. Whether you're a professional eSports athlete, hardcore gamer, casual player, or just starting out, Turtle Beach has the gaming headset to help you truly master your skills. Innovative and advanced technology, amazing audio quality, clear communication, lightweight and comfortable designs, and ease-of-use are just a few features that have made Turtle Beach a fan-favorite brand for gamers the world over. Made for Xbox and PlayStation(R) consoles as well as for PC, Mac(R), and mobile/tablet devices, having a Turtle Beach gaming headset in your arsenal gives you the competitive advantage. The Company's shares are traded on the NASDAQ Exchange under the symbol: HEAR.
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