ORION ENERGY SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ:OESX) Files An 8-K Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing

ORION ENERGY SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ:OESX) Files An 8-K Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing
Item 3.01

Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.

On November 28, 2017, Orion Energy Systems, Inc. (the “Company”) received written notice (the “Notification Letter”) from the Listing Qualifications Department of The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) notifying the Company that it is not in compliance with the minimum bid price requirements set forth in Nasdaq Listing Rule 5550(a)(2) for continued listing on The Nasdaq Capital Market. Nasdaq Listing Rule 5550(a)(2) requires listed securities to maintain a minimum bid price of $1.00 per share, and Listing Rule 5810(c)(3)(A) provides that a failure to meet the minimum bid price requirement exists if the deficiency continues for a period of thirty (30) consecutive business days. Based on the closing bid price of the Company’s common stock for the thirty (30) consecutive business days prior to the date of the Notification Letter, the Company no longer meets the minimum bid price requirement.

The Notification Letter does not impact the Company’s listing on The Nasdaq Capital Market at this time, and shares of the Company’s common stock will continue to trade on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol “OESX”. The Notification Letter states that the Company has 180 calendar days, or until May 29, 2018, to regain compliance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5550(a)(2). To regain compliance, the bid price of the Company’s common stock must have a closing bid price of at least $1.00 per share for a minimum of ten (10) consecutive business days. If the Company does not regain compliance by May 29, 2018, an additional 180 days may be granted to regain compliance, so long as the Company meets The Nasdaq Capital Market initial listing criteria (except for the bid price requirement) and notifies Nasdaq in writing of its intention to cure the deficiency during the second compliance period. If the Company does not qualify for the second compliance period or fails to regain compliance during the second 180-day period, then Nasdaq will notify the Company of its determination to delist the Company’s common stock, at which point the Company would have an opportunity to appeal the delisting determination to a hearings panel.

The Company intends to monitor the closing bid price of its common stock and may, if appropriate, consider implementing available options to regain compliance with the minimum bid price requirement under the Nasdaq Listing Rules. The Company’s management remains committed to the Company’s strategy of increasing revenues and realigning its cost structure to improve financial results.

Item 8.01Other Events

On December 1, 2017, the Company issued a press release announcing the receipt of the Notification Letter. A copy of the press release is being filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01(d)

Financial Statements and Exhibits.


ORION ENERGY SYSTEMS, INC. Exhibit
EX-99.1 2 oesxnasdaqletterfinal.htm EXHIBIT 99.1 Exhibit  Orion Lighting Provided 180 days – until May 29,…
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About ORION ENERGY SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ:OESX)

Orion Energy Systems, Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of lighting platforms. The Company researches, develops, designs, manufactures, markets, sells and implements energy management systems consisting primarily of commercial and industrial interior and exterior lighting systems, and related services. The Company operates through three segments: Orion U.S. Markets Division (USM), Orion Engineered Systems Division (OES) and Distribution Services Division (ODS). The USM division develops and sells its commercial lighting systems and energy management systems to the wholesale contractor markets. The OES division develops and sells lighting products, and provides construction and engineering services for its commercial light emitting diode (LED) and high intensity fluorescent (HIF) lighting and energy management systems. The ODS division focuses on selling its lighting products through manufacturer representative agencies and a network of broadline North American distributors.

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