Abiomed Announces Q1 FY 2017 Revenue of $103.0 Million, Up 40% Over Prior Year

DANVERS, Mass., 2016-07-28 13:00 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Abiomed, Inc.(NASDAQ:ABMD), a leading provider of breakthrough heart support technologies, today reported first quarter fiscal 2017 revenue of $103.0 million, an increase of 40% compared to revenue of $73.4 million for the same period of fiscal 2016. First quarter fiscal 2017 GAAP net income was $12.9 million or $0.29 per diluted share, compared to GAAP net income of $8.9 million or $0.20 per diluted share for the prior year period.

Financial and operating highlights during the first quarter of fiscal 2017 include:

  • Fiscal first quarter worldwide Impella® revenue totaled $97.8 million, an increase of 42% compared to revenue of $68.8 million during the same period of the prior fiscal year. U.S. Impella revenue grew 41% to $89.6 million and U.S. Impella patient usage grew 40%.
  • Outside the U.S. Impella revenue grew 61% to $8.2 million led by German revenue, which accounted for 74% of revenue and grew by 117%.
  • The installed base for Impella 2.5™ heart pumps grew by an additional 27 hospitals, which made initial purchases of Impella heart pumps, bringing the installed customer base to 1,066 sites. As part of Abiomed's continued Impella CP® heart pump launch, 35 new U.S. hospitals purchased Impella CP, bringing the total number to 861 sites.
  • An additional 9 sites made initial purchases of the Impella RP during the quarter, bringing the total number to 89 sites.
  • Gross margin for fiscal first quarter 2017 was 85.4% compared to 85.1% in the first quarter of fiscal 2016.
  • Operating profit for the first quarter of fiscal 2017 was $21.2 million, or 20.6% operating margin, compared to $15.0 million, or 20.4% of revenue in the prior year period.
  • The Company generated $10.1 million in cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities, totaling $223.2 million as of June 30, 2016, compared to $213.1 million at March 31, 2016. The Company currently has no debt.
  • On April 7, Abiomed announced that it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pre-Market Approval (PMA) for the Impella 2.5™, Impella CP®, Impella 5.0™ and Impella LD™ heart pumps to provide treatment of ongoing cardiogenic shock. The intent of the Impella system therapy is to reduce ventricular work and to provide the circulatory support necessary to allow heart recovery and early assessment of residual myocardial function.

“Abiomed is creating a new era of medicine focused on the Field of Heart Recovery and offering new treatment paradigms for high risk heart failure patients,” said Michael R. Minogue, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Abiomed. “With an estimated 6% U.S. Impella penetration rate, we are prepared for continued growth within the PROTECTED PCI and emergent indications. Outside the U.S., we stand ready to transform the standard of care for patients in Germany, Japan and beyond.”

The Company is increasing the lower end of its fiscal year 2017 revenue guidance with the new range of $435 million to $445 million, an increase in revenue of 32% to 35% from the prior year. This compares to the prior forecast of $430 million to $445 million and a 30% - 35% increase from the prior year. The Company is maintaining its fiscal year guidance for GAAP operating margin in the range of 18% to 20%.

The Company will host a conference call to discuss the results on Thursday, July 28, 2016, at 8:00 a.m. EDT. Michael R. Minogue, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer; Michael Tomsicek, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will host the conference call.

To listen to the call live, please tune into the webcast viahttp://investor.abiomed.comor dial (855) 212-2361; the international number is (678) 809-1538. Supplemental information in the form of a slide presentation will also be accessible at the same location. A replay of this conference call will be available beginning at 11 a.m. EDT July 28, 2016 through 11:59 p.m. EDT on July 30, 2016. The replay phone number is (855) 859-2056; the international number is (404) 537-3406. The replay access code is 44717460.

Based in Danvers, Massachusetts, Abiomed, Inc. is a leading provider of medical devices that provide circulatory support. Our products are designed to enable the heart to rest by improving blood flow and/or performing the pumping of the heart. For additional information, please

This release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding development of Abiomed's existing and new products, the Company's progress toward commercial growth, and future opportunities and expected regulatory approvals. The Company's actual results may differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements based upon a number of factors, including uncertainties associated with development, testing and related regulatory approvals, including the potential for future losses, complex manufacturing, high quality requirements, dependence on limited sources of supply, competition, technological change, government regulation, litigation matters, future capital needs and uncertainty of additional financing, and other risks and challenges detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the most recently filed Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this release. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly release the results of any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances that occur after the date of this release or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

Abiomed, Inc. and Subsidiaries
Consolidated Balance Sheets
(in thousands, except share data)
June30, 2016 March 31, 2016
Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents $ 38,274 $ 48,231
Short-term marketable securities 184,900 163,822
Accounts receivable, net 41,280 42,821
Inventories 29,093 26,740
Prepaid expenses and other current assets 6,741 6,778
Total current assets 300,288 288,392
Long-term marketable securities 1,000
Property and equipment, net 25,950 23,184
Goodwill 32,272 33,003
In-process research and development 15,055 15,396
Long-term deferred tax assets, net 51,296 58,534
Other assets 4,451 4,422
Total assets $ 429,312 $ 423,931
Current liabilities:
Accounts payable $ 8,372 $ 9,381
Accrued expenses 26,257 28,382
Deferred revenue 8,590 8,778
Total current liabilities 43,219 46,541
Other long-term liabilities 213 220
Contingent consideration 7,739 7,563
Long-term deferred tax liabilities 814 832
Total liabilities 51,985 55,156
Commitments and contingencies
Stockholders' equity:
Class B Preferred Stock, $.01 par value
Authorized - 1,000,000 shares; Issued and outstanding - none
Common stock, $.01 par value 430 426
Authorized - 100,000,000 shares; Issued - 44,543,177 shares at June 30, 2016
and 43,973,119 shares at March 31, 2016;
Outstanding - 43,008,100 shares at June 30, 2016 and 42,596,228 shares at March 31, 2016
Additional paid in capital 520,842 508,624
Accumulated deficit (86,165 ) (99,075 )
Treasury stock at cost - 1,535,077 shares at June 30, 2016 and 1,376,891 shares
at March 31, 2016
(41,691 ) (26,660 )
Accumulated other comprehensive loss (16,089 ) (14,540 )
Total stockholders' equity 377,327 368,775
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity $ 429,312 $ 423,931

Abiomed, Inc. and Subsidiaries
Consolidated Statements of Operations
(in thousands, except per share data)
For the Three Months Ended June30,
2016 2015
Product revenue $ 102,989 $ 73,426
Funded research and development 6 6
102,995 73,432
Costs and expenses:
Cost of product revenue 15,070 10,868
Research and development 15,660 10,210
Selling, general and administrative 51,032 37,323
81,762 58,401
Income from operations 21,233 15,031
Other income:
Investment income, net 269 63
Other income (expense), net (77 ) 53
192 116
Income before income taxes 21,425 15,147
Income tax provision 8,515 6,288
Net income $ 12,910 $ 8,859
Basic net income per share $ 0.30 $ 0.21
Basic weighted average shares outstanding 42,811 41,696
Diluted net income per share $ 0.29 $ 0.20
Diluted weighted average shares outstanding 45,178 44,410

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