WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — PeopleString Corp. (PLPE) (the “Company”), a company transitioning into a holding company functioning within the legal cannabis concentrate industry is pleased to announce that it has received FINRA approval for the previously announced 1-for-40 reverse stock split, name change and symbol change. The Company’s new name will be Vape Holdings, Inc. when the market opens on January 8, 2014. For twenty business days beginning on January 8, 2014, the Company’s ticker symbol will be PLPED. After that twenty day period, the D, which signifies that the reverse stock split occurred, will be removed and the Company’s new ticker symbol will be VAPE.
“We are appreciative of FINRA’s timely approval of our request and very pleased to have secured such an appropriate trading symbol for our company with the VAPE ticker. It will assuredly be a strong part of our identity and brand,” stated Kyle Tracey, CEO, Vape Holdings, Inc. “Perhaps more importantly, today’s events signify our new beginning with the transition underway and a bold new business model rooted in the legal cannabis concentrate movement.”
Shareholders of record at the end of trading on January 7, 2014, will be affected by the 1-for-40 reverse stock split. When the market opens on January 8, 2014, every forty (40) shares of issued and outstanding common stock of the Company will be converted into one (1) share of common stock. All fractional shares created by the reverse stock split will be rounded to the nearest whole share. If the fraction created is one half or less, it will be rounded down to the nearest whole share. If the fraction is more than one half, it will be rounded up to the nearest whole share. Each shareholder will get at least one share.
The Company’s transfer agent, Island Stock Transfer, will adjust its records to reflect each shareholder’s post-split position. Share adjustments to certificates can be made upon surrender to the transfer agent. Please contact Island Stock Transfer for further information and costs. Island Stock Transfer can be reached at (727) 289-0010 or [email protected].
For more information on PeopleString/VAPE Holdings, please visit: www.VapeHoldings.com
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