Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

INTERIM FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

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INTERIM FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2017
Organization, Consolidation and Presentation of Financial Statements [Abstract]  
INTERIM FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
INTERIM FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

The accompanying consolidated financial statements of Bioptix, Inc. (the "Company,"  "we," or "Bioptix") have been prepared in accordance with the instructions to quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. In the opinion of management, all adjustments (which include only normal recurring adjustments) necessary to present fairly the financial position, results of operations and changes in financial position at March 31, 2017 and for all periods presented have been made. Certain information and footnote data necessary for fair presentation of financial position and results of operations in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America have been condensed or omitted. It is therefore suggested that these consolidated financial statements be read in conjunction with the summary of significant accounting policies and notes to financial statements included in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016. The results of operations for the period ended March 31, 2017 are not necessarily an indication of operating results for the full year.

Management's plans and basis of presentation:

The Company has experienced recurring losses and negative cash flows from operations.  At March 31, 2017, the Company had approximate balances of cash and cash equivalents of $11,982,000, working capital of $11,466,000, total stockholders' equity of $11,406,000 and an accumulated deficit of $114,209,000. To date, the Company has in large part relied on equity financing to fund its operations. 
Effective January 14, 2017, the Company adopted a plan to exit the business of BiOptix Diagnostics, Inc. ("BDI") and commenced a significant reduction in the workforce. The decision to adopt this plan was made following an evaluation by the Company's Board of Directors in January 2017, of the estimated results of operations projected during the near to mid-term period for BDI, including consideration of product development required and updated sales forecasts, and estimated additional cash resources required. Accordingly, the historical results of BDI have been classified as discontinued operations for all periods presented.
The Company expects to continue to incur losses from operations for the near-term and these losses could be significant as professional and other associated expenses in connection with possible strategic considerations, evaluations and transactions, additional costs associated with the exit of operations of the Company's subsidiary BDI may be incurred, and public company and administrative related expenses are incurred. The Company believes that its current working capital position will be sufficient to meet its currently estimated cash needs through May 2018, subject to any possible strategic transactions. The Company continues to explore obtaining additional financing.  The Company is closely monitoring its cash balances, cash needs and expense levels.
Management's strategic plans include the following:
exploring other possible strategic options and financing opportunities available to the Company;
evaluating options to monetize, partner or license the Company's assets, including the appendicitis product portfolio; and;
continuing to implement cost control initiatives to conserve cash.