Generated strong volume growth, accelerated R&D to expand beyond cancer
Investing to gain scale and enable long-term profitability
Conference call to be held today at 4:45 pm Eastern / 1:45 pm Pacific
SAN FRANCISCO – Invitae Corporation (NYSE: NVTA) today reported financial and operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015. The company has raised its guidance for billable tests delivered in 2015 to 16,000-18,000, up from its previous guidance of 14,000-17,000 billable tests delivered.
“We’re pleased to report our progress in reducing COGS and increasing volume, content, and revenue. As we continue to deliver on these key initiatives, we’re taking an aggressive approach to investing in our competitive advantage in this new global market for comprehensive genetic testing,” said Randy Scott, chairman and CEO of Invitae. “We’re now moving into a new chapter for the company, focused on the path to profitability. We believe our investment in scaling up our production—and especially our medical interpretation capabilities—will enable us to deliver more than 1,000 genes for under $1,000 per indication in the first half of 2016, accelerating our mission to make comprehensive genetic testing a part of mainstream medical practice for billions of people.”
Following are recent highlights:
“With the Supreme Court decisions regarding DNA patents, the declining cost of sequencing, and the recent data that we’ve published, the genetics field has been opened to disruption and has transformed into a market in which high-quality, high-value services delivered at scale will win,” said Sean George, president and COO of Invitae. “Given our team, our investment in our infrastructure, and our progress to date, we expect to be the leader in this new competitive marketplace.”
Indicators of our success in 2015
The four guiding indicators of success in 2015 include:
Conference call details
Invitae will host a live conference call and webcast today at 4:45 pm Eastern / 1:45 pm Pacific to discuss financial results and recent developments.
The dial-in numbers for the conference call are (877) 201-0168 for domestic callers and (647) 788-4901 for international callers, and the reservation number for both is 85327941.
The live, listen-only webcast of the conference call may be accessed by visiting the investors section of the company's website at ir.invitae.com. A replay of the webcast will be available shortly after the conclusion of the call and will be archived on the company's website.
Invitae’s (NYSE: NVTA) mission is to bring comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medical practice to improve the quality of healthcare for billions of people. Invitae’s goal is to aggregate most of the world’s genetic tests into a single service with higher quality, faster turnaround time and lower price than many single-gene tests today. The company currently provides a single diagnostic service comprising more than 200 genes for a variety of genetic disorders associated with oncology, cardiology, neurology, pediatrics, hematology, and other disease areas.
Safe Harbor Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements relating to the company’s belief that it can accelerate the adoption of comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medical care and realize its mission; the benefits of the company’s business model; the company’s belief that it is taking an aggressive approach to investing in its competitive advantage; the company’s focus on a path to profitability and its ability to create a long-term, sustainable business; the company’s expectations regarding the number of billable tests in 2015; the timing of any new content releases and the numbers of genes covered in any such releases; the company’s expectations regarding the prices of its tests in the future; and the indicators of the company’s success and its expected actions with respect to those indicators. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially, and reported results should not be considered as an indication of future performance. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: the company’s history of losses; the company’s need to scale its infrastructure in advance of demand for its tests and to increase demand for its tests; the company’s ability to develop and commercialize new tests and expand into new markets; the risk that the company may not obtain or maintain sufficient levels of reimbursement for its tests; risks associated with the company’s ability to use rapidly changing genetic data to interpret test results accurately and consistently; the company’s ability to compete; laws and regulations applicable to the company’s business, including potential regulation by the Food and Drug Administration; and the other risks set forth in the company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the risks set forth in the company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof, and Invitae Corporation disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
NOTE: Invitae and the Invitae logo are trademarks of Invitae Corporation. All other trademarks and service marks are the property of their respective owners.
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations
(In thousands, except share and per share amounts)
|Three months ended||Six months ended|
|June 30,||June 30,|
|Costs and operating expenses:|
|Cost of revenue||3,866||963||7,065||1,574|
|Research and development||11,837||5,078||20,292||10,043|
|Selling and marketing||6,189||1,771||10,929||3,437|
|General and administrative||4,034||3,005||7,474||4,900|
|Total costs and operating expenses||25,926||10,817||45,760||19,954|
|Loss from operations||(24,125||)||(10,516||)||(42,730||)||(19,535||)|
|Interest and other income (expense), net||(98||)||(6||)||(102||)||(3||)|
|Net loss per share basic and diluted||$||(0.76||)||$||(12.81||)||$||(1.75||)||$||(24.90||)|
|Shares used in computing net loss per share basic and diluted||31,809,683||822,558||24,477,309||786,006|
Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
|June 30||December 31|
|Cash and cash equivalent||$||47,518||$||107,027|
|Prepaid expenses and other current assets||3,149||2,616|
|Total current assets||174,075||109,643|
|Property and equipment, net||18,833||15,672|
|Liabilities and Stockholders’ Deficit|
|Capital lease obligation, current portion||1,757||1,524|
|Total current liabilities||9,439||7,623|
|Capital lease obligation, net of current portion||2,371||2,011|
|Other long term liabilities||379||401|
|Liabilities related to early exercise of stock options||8||14|
|Convertible preferred stock||-||202,305|
|Accumulated other comprehensive income||4||-|
|Additional paid-in capital||310,714||1,604|
|Total stockholders’ deficit||182,647||(83,576||)|
|Total liabilities, convertible preferred stock and stockholders’ (deficit)||$||194,844||$||128,778|
The condensed, consolidated balance sheet at December 31, 2014 has been derived from the audited consolidated financial statements at that date included in the company’s annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014.
Source: Invitae Corporation.