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Aug 01,2019

Abiomed Announces Q1 FY 2020 Revenue of $208 Million and 29.2% Operating Margin

DANVERS, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 1, 2019-- Abiomed, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABMD), a leading provider of breakthrough heart recovery and support technologies, today reported first quarter fiscal 2020 revenue of $207.7 million, an increase of 15.4% compared to revenue of $180.0 million for the same period of fiscal 2019. Operating income was $60.7 million, up 30%, compared to $46.7 million in the same period of fiscal 2019.

“In Q1, we implemented new training programs, organizational changes in distribution, and launched external initiatives that will require time to drive more growth in the future,” said Abiomed Chairman, President and CEO, Michael R. Minogue. “We are confident in our ultimate global adoption because we know that our innovation improves clinical outcomes and patient quality of life.”

Financial and operating highlights for the first quarter fiscal 2020 include:

  • Worldwide Impella® heart pump revenue totaled $199.9 million, an increase of 15% compared to revenue of $173.7 million during the same period of fiscal 2019.
  • U.S. Impella product revenue totaled $168.3 million, an increase of 11% compared to revenue of $151.7 million during the same period of fiscal 2019 with U.S. patient usage of the Impella heart pumps up 13%.
  • Outside the U.S., Impella product revenue totaled $31.5million, an increase of 44% compared to revenue of $21.9 million during the same period of fiscal 2019. Specifically, Japan revenue was $8.5 million in the quarter, up 227% compared to the same period of the prior fiscal year. Also in Japan, the company announces PMDA approval for Impella Connect and the first Japanese patient treated with the Impella CP®.
  • Gross margin was 82.1% compared to 82.9% during the same period of fiscal 2019.
  • Operating income was $60.7 million, or 29.2% operating margin compared to $46.7 million, or 26.0% operating margin in the same period of fiscal 2019.
  • GAAP net income was $88.9 million, or $1.93 per diluted share, which includes a $30.0 million, or $0.65 per share, unrealized gain from our investment in Shockwave. The company also benefited from $12.8 million, or $0.28 per share, of excess tax benefits related to employee share-based compensation awards recorded as a reduction of income tax expense. This compared to GAAP net income of $90.1 million or $1.95 per diluted share for the prior fiscal year, which benefited from $53.8 million, or $1.17 per share, of excess tax benefits.
  • The company generated operating cash flow of $64.6 million. As of June 30, 2019, the company had $526.7 million of cash and marketable securities and no debt.
  • On May 16, the company announced the launch of the Impella CP with SmartAssist at the 2019 Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (SCAI) Scientific Sessions. The Impella CP with SmartAssist is designed to improve patient outcomes with advanced algorithms and simplified patient management. The majority of Impella CP heart pumps in the U.S. will be transitioned to SmartAssist over the next fiscal year.
  • Also at SCAI, the society released an online and interactive training manual with videos and illustrations on access and closure techniques and best practices. This content is authored by two leading interventional cardiologists, has been endorsed by SCAI and resides on the SCAI website at: http://www.scai.org/vascular-access-and-closure.
  • Today, the company announces that the Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $200 million of the company’s common stock. Under the repurchase program, the company is authorized to repurchase shares through open market purchases, privately-negotiated transactions or otherwise in accordance with applicable federal securities laws, including through Rule 10b5-1 trading plans and under Rule 10b-18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The repurchase program has no time limit and may be suspended for periods or discontinued at any time.

FISCAL YEAR 2020 OUTLOOK

The company is revising its fiscal year 2020 guidance for total revenues to be in the range of $885 million to $925 million, an increase of 15% to 20% over the prior year. The company is also revising its fiscal year 2020 guidance for GAAP operating margin to be in the range of 28% to 30%.

EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL DETAILS

The company will host a conference call to discuss the results at 8:00 a.m. EST on Thursday, August 1, 2019. The conference call releasing full quarterly results will be hosted by Michael R. Minogue, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and Todd A. Trapp, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

To listen to the call live, please tune into the webcast via https://edge.media-server.com/mmc/p/yatfouke or dial (855) 212-2361; the international number is (678) 809-1538. A replay of this conference call will be available beginning at 11:00 a.m. ESTAugust 1, 2019 through 11:00 a.m. EST on August 8, 2019. The replay phone number is (855) 859-2056; the international number is (404) 537-3406. The replay access code is 9696367.

ABOUT ABIOMED

Based in Danvers, Massachusetts, USA, 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 visit: www.abiomed.com.

Abiomed, Impella, Impella 2.5, Impella 5.0, Impella LD, Impella CP, Impella RP, and Impella Connect are registered trademarks of Abiomed, Inc., and are registered in the U.S. and certain foreign countries. Impella BTR, Impella 5.5, Impella ECP, CVAD Study, and SmartAssist are pending trademarks of Abiomed, Inc.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This release contains forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, statements regarding development of Abiomed's existing and new products, the company's progress toward commercial growth, and future opportunities and expected regulatory approvals. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, may be forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements may be accompanied by such words as “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “expect,” “forecast,” “intend,” “may,” “plan,” “potential,” “project,” “target,” “should,” “likely,” “will” and other words and terms of similar meaning. The company's actual results may differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements based upon a number of factors, including, without limitation: the company’s dependence on Impella® products for all of its revenues; the company’s ability to successfully compete against its existing or potential competitors; the acceptance of the company’s products by cardiac surgeons and interventional cardiologists; long sales and training cycles associated with expansion into new hospital cardiac centers; reduced market acceptance of the company’s products due to lengthy clinician training process; the company’s ability to effectively manage its growth; the company’s ability to successfully commercialize its products; the company’s ability to obtain regulatory approvals and market and sell its products in certain jurisdictions; enforcement actions and product liability suits relating to off-label uses of the company’s products; unsuccessful clinical trials or procedures relating to products under development; the company’s ability to maintain compliance with regulatory requirements; the failure of third-party payers to provide reimbursement of the company’s products; the company’s ability to increase manufacturing capacity to support continued demand for its products; the company or its vendors’ failure to achieve and maintain high manufacturing standards; the failure of the company’s suppliers to provide the components the company requires; the company’s ability to expand its direct sales activities into international markets; and other risks and challenges detailed in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), including the most recently filed Annual Report on Form 10-K and the filings subsequently filed with or furnished to the SEC. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this release. Unless otherwise required by law, 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
(Unaudited)
(in thousands, except share data)
 
June 30, 2019 March 31, 2019
ASSETS
Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents

 $

                         101,048

 

 $

                         121,021

 

Short-term marketable securities

 

                            385,624

 

 

                            370,677

 

Accounts receivable, net 

 

                              86,206

 

 

                              90,809

 

Inventories 

 

                              87,726

 

 

                              80,942

 

Prepaid expenses and other current assets

 

                              16,761

 

 

                              13,748

 

Total current assets

 

                            677,365

 

 

                            677,197

 

Long-term marketable securities

 

                              40,032

 

 

                              21,718

 

Property and equipment, net

 

                            151,654

 

 

                            145,005

 

Goodwill

 

                              33,035

 

 

                              32,601

 

In-process research and development

 

                              15,411

 

 

                              15,208

 

Long-term deferred tax assets, net

 

                              66,743

 

 

                              77,502

 

Other assets

 

                            140,820

 

 

                              85,115

 

Total assets

 $

                      1,125,060

 

 $

                      1,054,346

 

LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY
Current liabilities:
Accounts payable

 $

                           29,688

 

 $

                           32,185

 

Accrued expenses

 

                              51,941

 

 

                              57,420

 

Deferred revenues

 

16,193

 

 

16,393

 

Other current liabilities

 

                                2,379

 

                                    —
Total current liabilities

 

                            100,201

 

 

                            105,998

 

Contingent consideration

 

                                9,931

 

 

                                9,575

 

Long-term deferred tax liabilities

 

                                   833

 

 

                                   822

 

Other long-term liabilities

 

                              11,502

 

 

                                1,061

 

Total liabilities

 

                            122,467

 

 

                            117,456

 

 
Stockholders' equity:
Class B Preferred Stock, $.01 par value                                     —                                     —
Authorized - 1,000,000 shares; Issued and outstanding - none
Common stock, $.01 par value

 

                                   454

 

 

                                   451

 

Authorized - 100,000,000 shares; Issued - 47,435,945 shares at June 30, 2019
and 47,026,226 shares at March 31, 2019
Outstanding - 45,374,278 shares at June 30, 2019 and 45,122,985 shares
at March 31, 2019
Additional paid in capital

 

                            704,884

 

 

                            690,507

 

Retained earnings 

 

                            488,396

 

 

                            399,473

 

Treasury stock at cost - 2,061,667 shares at June 30, 2019 and 1,903,241 shares at
March 31, 2019

 

                          (179,386

)

 

                          (138,852

)

Accumulated other comprehensive loss

 

                            (11,755

)

 

                            (14,689

)

Total stockholders' equity

 

                         1,002,593

 

 

                            936,890

 

Total liabilities and stockholders' equity

 $

                      1,125,060

 

 $

                      1,054,346

 

 
         
Abiomed, Inc. and Subsidiaries
Consolidated Statements of Operations
(Unaudited)
(in thousands, except per share data)
 
 
For the Three Months Ended June 30,

2019

2018

Revenue

 $

            207,666

 

 $

         180,010

 

Costs and expenses:
Cost of revenue 

 

                 37,073

 

 

              30,850

 

Research and development 

 

                 23,790

 

 

              21,273

 

Selling, general and administrative 

 

                 86,078

 

 

              81,139

 

 

 

               146,941

 

 

            133,262

 

Income from operations

 

                 60,725

 

 

              46,748

 

Other income:
Investment income, net

 

                   3,049

 

 

                1,551

 

Other income, net

 

                 39,364

 

 

                   188

 

 

 

                 42,413

 

 

                1,739

 

Income before income taxes

 

               103,138

 

 

              48,487

 

Income tax provision (benefit)

 

                 14,215

 

 

             (41,579

)

Net income (A)

 $

              88,923

 

 $

           90,066

 

 
Basic net income per share

 $

                  1.97

 

 $

               2.02

 

Basic weighted average shares outstanding

 

                 45,215

 

 

              44,546

 

 
Diluted net income per share (B)

 $

                  1.93

 

 $

               1.95

 

Diluted weighted average shares outstanding

 

                 46,092

 

 

              46,169

 

 
(A) Net income includes the effect of the following items:
Excess tax benefits related to stock-based compensation awards (1)

 $

            (12,821

)

 $

          (53,837

)

Unrealized gain on investment in Shockwave Medical - net of tax (2)

 

               (29,998

)

                     —
 

 $

            (42,819

)

 $

          (53,837

)

(B) Diluted net income per share includes the effect of the following items:
Excess tax benefits related to stock-based compensation awards (1)

 $

                (0.28

)

 $

              (1.17

)

Unrealized gain on investment in Shockwave Medical - net of tax (2)

 

(0.65

)

                     —
 

 $

                (0.93

)

 $

              (1.17

)

 

(1) Amount represents the impact of excess tax benefits and shortfalls associated with stock-based awards in each respective period presented.

(2) In the first quarter of fiscal 2020, the company recorded an unrealized gain on its investment in Shockwave Medical of $39.6 million ($30.0 million, net of tax provision) and is recorded within other income, net.

Source: Abiomed, Inc.

Ingrid Goldberg
Director, Investor Relations
978-646-1590
ir@abiomed.com

Tom Langford
Director, Communications & Public Relations
978-882-8408
tlangford@abiomed.com