GUANGZHOU, China, Oct. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Viomi Technology Co., Ltd ("Viomi" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: VIOT), a leading IoT @ Home technology company in China, today announced that as a part of the Company's continuous commitment to enhancing shareholder value, its board of directors has approved a new share repurchase plan under which the Company may repurchase up to US$10 million worth of its American depositary shares over the next 12 months, ending on October 24, 2023. The Company's previous 12-month share repurchase plan as originally announced on October 14, 2021, has expired.
The share repurchases under the new share repurchase plan may be effected from time to time on the open market at prevailing market prices, in privately negotiated transactions, in block trades and/or through other legally permissible means, depending on market conditions and will be implemented in accordance with applicable rules and regulations. The Company expects to fund the repurchases out of its existing cash balance.
Mr. Xiaoping Chen, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Viomi, said, "the Company's new share repurchase program demonstrates our confidence in our business outlook and reflects our commitment to maximizing long-term shareholder value. We believe this program will benefit the Company's development and create value for our consumers and shareholders in the long run."
About Viomi Technology
Viomi's mission is to redefine the future home via the concept of IoT @ Home.
Viomi has developed a unique IoT @ Home platform consisting of an ecosystem of innovative IoT-enabled smart home products, together with a suite of complementary consumable products and value-added businesses. This platform provides an attractive entry point into the consumer home, enabling consumers to intelligently interact with a broad portfolio of IoT products in an intuitive and human-like manner to make daily life more convenient, efficient and enjoyable, while allowing Viomi to grow its household user base and capture various additional scenario-driven consumption events in the home environment.
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