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|Item 3.01||Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing|
On August 9, 2019, Superior Energy Services, Inc. (the “Company”) received written notice from the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”) that the Company is not in compliance with the NYSE continued listing standard set forth in Rule 802.01C of the NYSE Listed Company Manual, which requires the average closing price of the Company’s common stock to be at least $1.00 per share over a period of 30 consecutive trading days.
In accordance with applicable NYSE procedures, the Company plans to notify the NYSE by August 23, 2019 of its receipt of the notice and of its intention to cure the noncompliance. The notice states that Company must bring its share price and average share price back above $1.00 by six months following receipt of the notice, but can demonstrate an accelerated cure at any time during the six-month cure period if on the last trading day of any calendar month during the cure period the closing share price of the Company’s common stock is at least $1.00 and the average closing share price of the Company’s common stock is at least $1.00 over the 30 trading-day period ending on the last trading day of that month.
The notice has no immediate impact on the listing of the Company’s common stock, which will continue to trade on the NYSE. The Company intends to actively monitor the closing share price for its common stock and will consider available options, including a reverse stock split, to regain compliance with Rule 802.01C.
|Item 7.01||Regulation FD Disclosure|
On August 12, 2019, as required under Rule 802.01C, the Company issued a press release announcing that it had received the notice. A copy of this press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
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|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
SUPERIOR ENERGY SERVICES, INC.
William B. Masters
Executive Vice President, General
Counsel and Secretary
Dated: August 12, 2019
1001 Louisiana St., Suite 2900
Houston, TX 77002
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Paul Vincent, VP of Treasury and Investor Relations, (713) 654-2200
SUPERIOR ENERGY SERVICES RECEIVES NOTICE FROM NYSE REGARDING CONTINUED LISTING STANDARD
Houston, August 12, 2019 Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: SPN) (the Company) today announced it has received written notice from the New York Stock Exchange (the NYSE) that the Company is not in compliance with the NYSE continued listing standard set forth in Rule 802.01C of the NYSE Listed Company Manual, which requires the average closing price of the Companys common stock to be at least $1.00 per share over a period of 30 consecutive trading days.
In accordance with applicable NYSE procedures, the Company plans to timely notify the NYSE that it intends to cure the $1.00 per share deficiency and has six months following the receipt of the noncompliance notice to cure the deficiency and regain compliance with the NYSE continued listing requirement. The notice has no immediate impact on the listing of the Companys common stock, which will continue to trade on the NYSE.
The Company intends to actively monitor the closing share price for its common stock and will explore available options, including a reverse stock split, to regain compliance.
About Superior Energy Services
Superior Energy Services (NYSE: SPN) serves the drilling, completion and production-related needs of oil and gas companies worldwide through a diversified portfolio of specialized oilfield services and equipment that are used throughout the economic life cycle of oil and gas wells. For more information, visit: www.superiorenergy.com.
This press release includes forward-looking statements as defined under federal law, including, but not limited to, those related to the companys intention to regain compliance with the NYSE continued listing standards. These forward-looking statements are generally identified by the words believe, expect, anticipate, estimate, intend, plan, may, should, could, will, would, and will be, and variations of such words and similar expressions, although not all forward-looking statements contain these identifying words. Such statements are subject to significant risks, assumptions and uncertainties. Known material factors that could cause the Companys actual results to differ materially from the results contemplated by such forward-looking statements are described in the forward looking statements and risk factors in the Companys Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018, Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2019, Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2019 and those risk factors set forth from time to time in other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to correct or update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise, except to the extent required under federal securities laws.