DENVER, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle Energy Corporation (OTCQX: AMZG) (the "Company") announced today that it completed the sale of 5,000,000 shares of its common stock directly to an investor, pursuant to a Common Stock Purchase Agreement. The shares were sold at a price of $2.00 per share. The offering was made pursuant to an effective registration statement. The Company's common stock is quoted on the OTC Bulletin Board and the OTC Markets Group, Inc.'s OTCQX tier under the symbol "AMZG." The last reported sale price of our common stock on August 12, 2013 was $1.71 per share. The Company plans to use the net proceeds from the private placement, along with cash on hand and cash flow from operations, for working capital, to fund the Company's 2013 capital budget and for other general corporate purposes. Following the completion of the private placement, the Company has 55,068,346 shares of common stock outstanding. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. ABOUT AMERICAN EAGLE ENERGY CORPORATION American Eagle Energy Corporation is an independent exploration and production operator that is focused on acquiring acreage and developing wells in the Williston Basin of North Dakota and Montana, targeting the Bakken and Three Forks shale oil formations. The Company is based in Denver, CO. More information about American Eagle Energy can be found at www.americaneagleenergy.com or by contacting investor relations at 303-798-5235 or email@example.com. Company filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission can be obtained free of charge at the SEC's internet site at www.sec.gov. SAFE HARBOR This press release may contain forward-looking statements regarding future events and the Company's future results that are subject to the safe harbors created under the Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act") and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act"). All statements other than statements of historical facts included in this press release regarding the Company's financial position, business strategy, plans and objectives of management for future operations, industry conditions, and indebtedness covenant compliance are forward-looking statements. When used in this report, forward-looking statements are generally accompanied by terms or phrases such as "estimate," "project," "predict," "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "target," "plan," "intend," "seek," "goal," "will," "should," "may" or other words and similar expressions that convey the uncertainty of future events or outcomes. Items contemplating or making assumptions about, actual or potential future sales, market size, collaborations, and trends or operating results also constitute such forward-looking statements.