MMAT Stock: 14 Things to Know About Red-Hot Meta Materials

Meta Materials (NASDAQ:MMAT) stock is on the move this morning after the company completed its merger with Torchlight Energy Resources.

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Here’s everything investors interested in MMAT stock need to know after the merger.

  • News that the deal was at a close came on Friday from Torchlight Energy Resources.
  • The company detailed its paying of a special dividend to its shareholders, as well as a reverse stock split.
  • It also announced plans for the merger of the company to close today.
  • As a result, Meta Materials started trading on the Nasdaq Exchange under the MMAT stock ticker when markets opened this morning.
  • The company’s focus is on the creation of metamaterials.
  • These are “composite structures, consisting of conventional materials such as metals and plastics, that are engineered by META scientists to exhibit new or enhanced properties.”
  • This makes it the first company to join the Nasdaq with a focus on creating these materials.
  • It’s worth pointing out that this is a major shift compared to Torchlight Energy Resources’ main business.
  • The company dealt with oil and gas exploration and production.
  • The merger also resulted in leadership changes for the two companies.
  • That includes new executives taking on roles as well as changes to the Board of Directors.
  • That includes a Board expansion to include seven additional members.
  • MMAT stock is seeing heavy trading today after the merger closed.
  • As of this writing, more than 12 million shares of the stock have changed hands.

MMAT stock was down 19% as of Monday morning.

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