Stock Repurchase Plan
In September 2011, the Board of Directors approved a program to repurchase our Class A common stock under the previously approved repurchase plan, up to an aggregate of $2.0 million. During the second quarter of 2012, we did not repurchase any shares.
Company to Host Conference Call Today
In conjunction with this second quarter financial and operating results press release, Sucampo will host a conference call today at 5:00 pm Eastern. To participate on the live call, please dial 1-866-788-0544 (domestic) or 1-857-350-1682 (international), and provide the participant passcode 88404397, five to ten minutes ahead of the start of the call. A replay of the call will be available within a few hours after the call ends. Investors may listen to the replay by dialing 1-888-286-8010 (domestic) or 1-617-801-6888 (international), with the passcode 85113419.Investors interested in accessing the live audio webcast of the teleconference may do so at http://investor.sucampo.com and should log on before the teleconference begins in order to download any software required. The archive of the teleconference will remain available for 30 days. About unoprostone isopropyl (RESCULA) Sucampo holds development and commercialization rights to unoprostone isopropyl throughout the world except in Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the People’s Republic of China. Unoprostone isopropyl (trade named RESCULA) first received marketing authorization in 1994 in Japan and was subsequently approved in over 40 countries, including approval in 2000 by the FDA. About lubiprostone (AMITIZA) AMITIZA (lubiprostone) is a chloride channel activator indicated for the treatment of CIC (24 mcg twice daily) in adults and for IBS-C (8 mcg twice daily) in women 18 years of age and older in the United States. In Japan, lubiprostone is indicated for the treatment of chronic constipation (excluding constipation caused by organic diseases). In Switzerland, lubiprostone is indicated for the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation.