SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

Date of report (date of earliest event reported): December 24, 2019

 

SHINECO, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 Delaware

  001-37776   52-2175898

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

Room 1001, Building T5,

DaZu Square, Daxing District,

Beijing, People’s Republic of China

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (+86) 10-87227366

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligations of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
   
Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
   
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
   
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class  

Trading Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock   TYHT   NASDAQ Capital Market

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company ☐

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐

 

 

 

 

 

 

Item 3.01 Notice of Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.

 

On June 26, 2019, Shineco, Inc. (“Shineco” or “Company”) received a letter from the Listing Qualifications Department (the “Staff”) of the Nasdaq Stock Market (“Nasdaq”) notifying Shineco that, for the last 30 consecutive business days, the closing bid price for Shineco’s common stock was below the minimum $1.00 per share requirement for continued listing on The Nasdaq Capital Market as set forth in Nasdaq Listing Rule 5550(a)(2) (the “Minimum Bid Price Requirement”). The Nasdaq letter had no immediate effect on the listing of Shineco‘s common stock on the Nasdaq Capital Market.

 

In accordance with Nasdaq listing rules, Shineco was provided an initial period of 180 calendar days, or until December 23, 2019 (the “Compliance Date”), to regain compliance with the Minimum Bid Price Requirement. If Shineco does not regain compliance by the Compliance Date, Shineco may be eligible for an additional 180 calendar day compliance period. To qualify for such additional compliance period, Shineco would have to meet the continued listing requirement for the market value of publicly held shares and all other initial listing standards for The Nasdaq Capital Market, except for the Minimum Bid Price Requirement, and Shineco would need to provide written notice of its intention to cure the deficiency during the additional compliance period, by effecting a reverse stock split, if necessary.

 

On December 24, 2019, the Shineco received another written notification from Nasdaq indicating that Shineco is eligible for an additional 180 calendar day period, or until June 22, 2020, to regain compliance. Nasdaq’s determination is based on Shineco meeting the continued listing requirement for market value of publicly held shares and all other applicable requirements for initial listing on the Capital Market with the exception of the bid price requirement, and Shineco’s written notice of its intention to cure the deficiency during the second compliance period by effecting a reverse stock split, if necessary. If at any time during this additional time period the closing bid price of the Shineco’s security is at least $1 per share for a minimum of 10 consecutive business days, Nasdaq will provide written confirmation of compliance and this matter will be closed. Shineco will monitor the closing bid price of its common shares and will consider various options to regain compliance by the Expiration Date. There can be no assurance that Shineco will regain compliance with the Minimum Bid Price Requirement or maintain compliance with any of the other Nasdaq continued listing requirements.

 

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SIGNATURE

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

 

  SHINECO, INC.
     
  By: /s/ Yuying Zhang
  Name: Yuying Zhang
  Its: Chief Executive Officer

 

Dated: December 27, 2019

 

 

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