Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Note 7 - Preferred Stock Issuance and Conversion

Note 7 - Preferred Stock Issuance and Conversion
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2015
Notes to Financial Statements  
Preferred Stock [Text Block]
Series B Preferred Stock
The Series B Preferred Stock is non-voting and non-convertible, has a $1.00 liquidation preference per share and may be redeemed at the option of the former stockholders of M&EC at any time for the per share price of $1.00. The holders of the Series B Preferred Stock will be entitled to receive when, as, and if declared by the Board of Directors of M&EC out of legally available funds, dividends at the rate of 5% per year per share applied to the amount of $1.00 per share, which shall be fully cumulative. We began accruing dividends for the Series B Preferred Stock in July 2002, and have accrued a total of approximately $867,000 since July 2002, of which $64,000 was accrued in each of the years ended December 31, 2003 to 2015 and is included within Other long term liabilities of the Consolidated Balance Sheet.