All shares of preferred stock, if issued as a class without series, or all shares of the
preferred stock of any one series, if issued in series, shall be identical to each other in all respects and shall entitle the holders thereof to the same rights and privileges, except that shares of any one series issued at different times may
differ as to the dates from which dividends thereon, if cumulative, shall be cumulative.
The preferred stock, when issued, will be fully
paid and nonassessable.
Our certificate of incorporation authorizes us to issue 300,000,000 shares of common stock, $.01 par value per share. The number
of shares of our common stock outstanding at August 5, 2013 was 231,959,911.
Subject to the preferences applicable to any outstanding shares of preferred stock, the holders of shares of our common stock are entitled to
receive ratably any dividends or distributions declared by our board of directors out of the funds legally available for that purpose.
In the event of liquidation, dissolution or winding up of the Company, whether voluntary or involuntary, each holder of shares of
our common stock will be entitled to share ratably in any assets of the Company remaining after the payment of our debts and the expenses of liquidation, subject to the preferences applicable to any outstanding shares of our preferred stock.
The holders of shares of
our common stock have no preemptive or preferential rights of subscription to any shares of any class of capital stock of the Company or any securities convertible into or exchangeable for shares of any class of capital stock of the Company. All
issued and outstanding shares of our common stock are validly issued, fully paid and nonassessable and any shares of our common stock to be issued pursuant to this prospectus will be fully paid and nonassessable.
The transfer agent
and registrar for our common stock is Computershare Investor Services LLC.
Our common stock is entitled to one vote on each matter submitted to a vote at a meeting of holders for each share of our common stock held of
record by such holder as of the record date for such meeting.
Except as otherwise required by law, the certificate of incorporation, or
any preferred stock designation, holders of common stock are not entitled to vote on any amendment to the certificate of incorporation or any preferred stock designation that relates solely to the terms of one or more outstanding series of preferred
stock if the holders of such affected series of preferred stock are entitled to vote thereon pursuant to the certificate of incorporation, any preferred stock designation, or the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL).
Delaware Anti-Takeover Law; No Super-Majority Approval
Section 203 of the DGCL applies to us. Under certain circumstances, Section 203 limits the ability of an interested stockholder to
effect various business combinations with the Company for a three-year period