|9 Months Ended|
Apr. 30, 2013
|Stockholders' Equity Note Disclosure [Text Block]||
Note 7 – Stockholders’ Equity
Controlled Equity Offering
On March 28, 2013, the Company entered into a Controlled Equity OfferingSM Sales Agreement (the “Sales Agreement”) with Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., as sales agent (“Cantor”). Under the Sales Agreement, the Company may offer and sell, from time to time, through Cantor, shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.01 per share (the “Common Stock”), having an aggregate offering price of up to $20.0 million (the “Shares”). The Company will pay Cantor a commission of 3.0% of the aggregate gross proceeds received under the Sale Agreement. The Company is not obligated to make any sales of the Shares under the Sales Agreement. The offering of Shares pursuant to the Sales Agreement will terminate upon the earlier of (a) the sale of all of the Shares subject to the Sales Agreement or (b) the termination of the Sales Agreement by Cantor or the Company, as permitted therein. The Shares will be issued pursuant to the Company’s Registration Statement which was declared effective on August 5, 2010 and the prospectus supplement, dated March 28, 2013, filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission. During the quarter ended April 30, 2013, the Company sold an aggregate of 72,487 shares of common stock under the Sales Agreement at an average price of $2.18 per share. Proceeds of $0.2 million which were received by May 3, 2013 are included in prepaid expenses and other in the balance sheet as of April 30, 2013.
The Company has an incentive stock option plan (the “1999 Plan”), an incentive stock option and restricted stock award plan (the “2005 Plan”), and a long term incentive share award plan, (the “2011 Incentive Plan”), which are more fully described in Note 9 to the consolidated financial statements included in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended July 31, 2012. The 2011 Plan, which is the only plan from which awards may now be granted, provides for the award to eligible employees, officers, directors, consultants and other persons of stock options, stock appreciation rights (SARs), restricted stock, restricted stock units, performance awards, and other stock-based awards.
The amounts of share-based compensation expense recognized in the periods presented are as follows:
The following table sets forth the amount of expense related to share-based payment arrangements included in specific line items in the accompanying statements of operations:
0 excess tax benefits were recognized during the three and nine month periods ended April 30, 2013 and 2012.
Stock option plans
The following table summarizes stock option activity during the nine month period ended April 30, 2013:
On January 17, 2013, the Company awarded 336,817 options to directors and certain officers with an exercise price of $2.88 and a five year term, of which 247,672 options vest over two years and 89,145 vest over three years. The weighted average assumptions used to fair value this option award were as follows: expected life of 3.3 years, expected volatility 60.8%, risk free interest rate of 0.45% and 0 dividend yield. As of April 30, 2013, 0 of these options were vested.
As of April 30, 2013, the total future compensation cost related to non-vested options, not yet recognized in the statements of operations, was $0.4 million and the weighted average period over which the remaining expense of these awards is expected to be recognized is 1.9 years.
Restricted Stock Awards
A summary of the activity pursuant to the Company’s restricted stock awards for the nine months ended April 30, 2013 is as follows:
The fair value of a restricted stock award is determined based on the closing stock price on the award date. As of April 30, 2013, there was approximately $0.3 million of unrecognized compensation cost related to unvested restricted stock-based compensation to be recognized over a weighted average remaining period of approximately one year.
The total number of shares available for grant as equity awards from the 2011 Incentive Plan is approximately 2,322,000 shares as of April 30, 2013.
The entire disclosure for shareholders' equity comprised of portions attributable to the parent entity and noncontrolling interest, including other comprehensive income. Includes, but is not limited to, balances of common stock, preferred stock, additional paid-in capital, other capital and retained earnings, accumulated balance for each classification of other comprehensive income and amount of comprehensive income.
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