CLAYTON, Mo., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FutureFuel Corp. (NYSE: FF) ("FutureFuel"), a manufacturer of custom and performance chemicals and biofuels, today announced that it has filed a prospectus supplement under which it may from time to time over the next three years sell up to 3,000,000 shares of its common stock, par value $0.0001 per share, through an "At-the-Market" Offering (the "Offering"). The shares will be offered through Stifel Nicolaus Weisel, as sales agent.
Sales of the shares, if any, will be made: (i) by means of ordinary brokers' transactions on the New York Stock Exchange or to or through a market maker or any other trading market for the shares, at prices related to prevailing market prices; or (ii) with FutureFuel's prior consent, in privately negotiated transactions at negotiated prices. FutureFuel intends to use the proceeds from the Offering for general corporate purposes, which may include working capital, capital expenditures, research and development expenditures, acquisitions of new businesses, and investments.
Sales in the Offering, if any, would be made pursuant to a prospectus supplement, dated May 10, 2011, of FutureFuel's prospectus dated March 10, 2011 and filed as part of its effective shelf registration statement, and may be made until FutureFuel's agreement with Stifel Nicolaus Weisel is terminated. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in FutureFuel's shelf registration, the prospectus supplement, and other documents FutureFuel has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") for more complete information about FutureFuel and the Offering. You may obtain these documents on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, the sales agent will arrange to send you the prospectus and the related prospectus supplement by contacting Stifel Nicolaus Weisel, attention: Syndication Department, One South Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, telephone: (443) 224-1988.
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor may there be any sale of, FutureFuel's common stock in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities law of any state or jurisdiction.