Why Is MyMD Pharmaceuticals (MYMD) Stock Up 35% Today?


  • MyMD Pharmaceuticals (MYMD) stock is rising on an updated securities purchase agreement.
  • The company updated the agreement to delay payments to May 2024.
  • It also allowed preferred shareholders to add a member to its board.
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MyMD Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:MYMD) stock is heading higher on Tuesday after announcing a new amendment to a securities purchase agreement with preferred shareholders.

MyMD Pharmaceuticals reached an agreement with holders of these securities to delay its March 2024 and April 2024 payments. This gives the company until May 2024 to make those payments and installments.

To accompany this delayed payment, MyMD Pharmaceuticals has reached an agreement to increase its board of directors from six seats to seven. Mitchell Glass will join the company’s board as the director chosen by the preferred shareholders.

The amendment also lets the preferred shareholders vote alongside normal shareholders. This works on a converted basis with a conversion price of $60.21 per share.

MYMD Stock Movement on Tuesday

News of the amended securities purchase agreement brings with it extra attention to MMD stock. That has more than 4 million shares changing hands as of this writing. That’s already well above its daily average trading volume of about 43,000 shares.

MYMD stock is up 35.3% as of Tuesday morning but was down 65.7% year-to-date when markets closed on Monday.

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