Optical Cable Corp.'s Bank May Gain Leverage After OCC Missed 2 Bank Covenants' Requirements

About: Optical Cable Corporation (OCC)
by: GreatQuarter
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OCC missed the previously contracted requirements of two bank covenants, one on April 30, 2019 (waived) and another on July 31, 2019 (suspended).

Barring a dramatic development, I expect OCC to violate two bank covenants on October 31, 2019 (expected to be waived and/or suspended in exchange for consideration).

I expect OCC's bank to encourage OCC to take bank-friendly actions.

I believe probability of a sale of OCC to an acquirer has increased.

OCC's Total Liabilities to Tangible Net Worth Bank Loan Covenant

On April 30, 2019 (FY2019 Q2-end), Optical Cable (NASDAQ:OCC) was "not in compliance" with the Total Liabilities to Tangible Net Worth