Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

3. Capital Stock

3. Capital Stock
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2020
Stockholders' Equity Note [Abstract]  
Capital Stock

Holders of the common stock are entitled to receive such dividends as may be declared by the Board of Directors out of funds legally available therefor. Upon dissolution and liquidation of the Company, holders of the common stock are entitled to a ratable share of the net assets of the Company remaining after payments to creditors of the Company. The holders of shares of common stock are entitled to one vote per share for the election of each director nominated to the board and one vote per share on all other matters submitted to a vote of stockholders.


The Company’s amended and restated certificate of incorporation authorizes the Company to issue 40,000,000 shares of common stock with a par value of $0.001 per share.


Sales of Common Stock


On December 23, 2019, the Company closed the initial public offering of its common stock. The Company sold 1,277,778 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $8.00 per share pursuant to an underwriting agreement with JonesTrading Institutional Services, LLC (“JonesTrading”). The Company paid JonesTrading a customary commission and reimbursement of a portion of their legal fees incurred in connection with the offering, which in aggregate totaled approximately $0.7 million. Net proceeds on a cash basis were approximately $9.4 million, after deducting underwriting discounts and accrued, unpaid offering expenses. The Company had incurred and paid prior to the initial public offering approximately $0.6 million of fundraising expenses which were capitalized on the Company’s balance sheet as deferred offering costs and were reclassified as offering expenses (a contra-equity balance sheet account) upon the closing of the Company’s initial public offering. After deducting previously paid offering expenses of approximately $0.6 million, the accrual basis net proceeds were $8.8 million as reported on the Company’s consolidated statement of stockholders’ equity as of December 31, 2019 included in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on March 27, 2020. The Company’s common stock began trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market on December 19, 2019.


On January 13, 2020, the Company entered into a Capital on Demand™ Sales Agreement with JonesTrading, as sales agent, pursuant to which Monopar may offer and sell (at its discretion), from time to time, through or to JonesTrading shares of Monopar’s common stock, having an aggregate offering price of up to $19.7 million. Pursuant to this agreement, as of December 31, 2020, the Company sold 860,677 shares of its common stock at an average gross price per share of $9.79 for net proceeds of $8,175,290, after commissions and fees of $253,036.


As of December 31, 2020, the Company had 11,453,465 shares of common stock issued and outstanding.