ABMD
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Abiomed
$2.88
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Earnings Details
3rd Quarter December 2018
Thursday, January 31, 2019 7:00:00 AM
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Abiomed Reports In-line

Abiomed (ABMD) reported 3rd Quarter December 2018 earnings of $0.97 per share on revenue of $200.6 million. The consensus earnings estimate was $0.94 per share on revenue of $200.6 million. The Earnings Whisper number was $0.97 per share. Revenue grew 30.2% on a year-over-year basis.

The company said it continues to expect fiscal 2019 revenue of approximately $780.0 million. The current consensus estimate is revenue of $774.8 million for the year ending March 31, 2019.

Abiomed Inc is engaged in providing mechanical circulatory support devices and it offers a continuum of care in heart recovery to heart failure patients.

Results
Reported Earnings
$0.97
Earnings Whisper
$0.97
Consensus Estimate
$0.94
Reported Revenue
$200.6 Mil
Revenue Estimate
$200.6 Mil
Growth
Earnings Growth
Revenue Growth
Power Rating
Grade
Earnings Release

Abiomed Announces Q3 FY 2019 Record Revenue of $201 Million, up 30% over Prior Year

Achieved Record Operating Margin of 31%

DANVERS, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Abiomed, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABMD), a leading provider of breakthrough heart recovery and support technologies, today reported third quarter fiscal 2019 revenue of $200.6 million, an increase of 30% compared to revenue of $154.0 million for the same period of fiscal 2018. Third quarter fiscal 2019 GAAP net income was $44.9 million or $0.97 per diluted share, up 235% compared to GAAP net income of $13.4 million or $0.29 per diluted share for the same period of fiscal 2018.

Recent financial and operating highlights include:

  • Worldwide Impella® heart pump revenue for the quarter totaled $193.3 million, an increase of 31% compared to revenue of $148.0 million during the same period of fiscal 2018.
  • U.S. Impella product revenue for the quarter totaled $165.7 million, an increase of 27% compared to revenue of $130.7 million during the same period of fiscal 2018 with U.S. patient usage of the Impella heart pumps up 24%.
  • Outside the U.S., Impella product revenue for the quarter totaled $27.5 million, an increase of 59% compared to revenue of $17.3 million during the same period of fiscal 2018, due to strength in Germany and Japan. In Japan, revenue was $5.4 million, an increase of 391% compared to the same period of the prior year.
  • Gross margin for the third quarter fiscal 2019 was 83.0% compared to 83.8% during the same period of fiscal 2018.
  • Operating income for the third quarter fiscal 2019 was $62.4 million, or 31.1% operating margin, compared to $44.8 million, or 29.1% operating margin in the same period of fiscal 2018.
  • Third quarter fiscal 2019 GAAP net income was $44.9 million or $0.97 per diluted share, an increase of 235% compared to GAAP net income of $13.4 million or $0.29 per diluted share for the same period of fiscal 2018. The prior year included an income tax expense charge of $22.0 million, or $0.48 per diluted share due to the enacted U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
  • As of December 31, 2018, the company had $458.2 million of cash and marketable securities and no debt.
  • The company has supported more than 100,000 patients world-wide with its Impella® heart pumps.
  • In November 2018, the company announced that the FDA STEMI DTU safety study found unloading the left ventricle for 30 minutes prior to reperfusion in heart attack patients is safe and feasible in a clinical trial and appeared to reduce infarct size as a percentage of area at risk among patients with a ST sum greater than 6. The company is moving forward with an FDA pivotal randomized controlled trial.
  • On January 15, 2019, the company celebrated one year of Impella use in Japan by hosting a seminar for media in Tokyo. The company announced by the end of December 2018, 48 hospitals were using Impella in Japan. Additionally, a leading Japanese surgeon and interventional cardiologist spoke about the benefits of Impella and heart recovery and shared the story of a patient who was treated in Japan.
  • In January 2019, the company presented at the 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. A webcast of the presentation with automatic slide advance and animations is available on the investor section of our website and at: http://www.abiomed.com/jpmorgan.

“We are proud of our 100,000th patient milestone and we will continue to grow the field of heart recovery and improve patient outcomes by partnering with our customers to use real-world data to identify and validate best practices and protocols,” said Michael R. Minogue, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Abiomed, Inc. “We remain focused on disciplined execution and sustainable growth so that even more patients around the world can benefit from heart recovery.”

FISCAL YEAR 2019 OUTLOOK
As previously announced, the company increased its 2019 revenue guidance to $780 million, up from a range of $765 million to $770 million, an increase in revenue of approximately 31% from the prior year. The company is now updating its fiscal year 2019 guidance for GAAP operating margin to the range of 29% to 29.5%. This compares to the company’s prior fiscal 2019 guidance 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, January 31, 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/m6/p/kxrqfpvz or dial (855) 212-2361; the international number is (678) 809-1538. A replay of this conference call will be available beginning at 12:00 p.m. EST January 31, 2019 through 12:00 p.m. EST on February 7, 2019. The replay phone number is (855) 859-2056; the international number is (404) 537-3406. The replay access code is 2499899.

ABOUT ABIOMED
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 visit: www.abiomed.com. To learn more about the Impella platform of heart pumps, including their approved indications and important safety and risk information associated with the use of the devices, please visit: www.protectedpci.com.

The ABIOMED logo, ABIOMED, Impella, Impella 2.5, Impella 5.0, Impella LD, Impella CP, Impella RP, Impella Connect, and Recovering hearts. Saving lives. are registered trademarks of ABIOMED, Inc. in the U.S. and in certain foreign countries.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
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 unpredictability of future operating results, 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
(Unaudited)
(in thousands, except share data)
       
December 31, 2018 March 31, 2018
ASSETS
Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents $ 84,181 $ 42,975
Short-term marketable securities 373,975 319,274
Accounts receivable, net 88,215 70,010
Inventories 71,808 50,204
Prepaid expenses and other current assets   10,549   11,808
Total current assets 628,728 494,271
Long-term marketable securities - 37,502
Property and equipment, net 138,455 117,167
Goodwill 33,260 35,808
In-process research and development 15,516 16,705
Long-term deferred tax assets, net 96,450 70,746
Other assets   44,707   14,176
Total assets $ 957,116 $ 786,375
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY
Current liabilities:
Accounts payable $ 26,179 $ 23,565
Accrued expenses 51,721 46,147
Deferred revenue   15,080   14,970
Total current liabilities 92,980 84,682
Other long-term liabilities 1,185 776
Contingent consideration 10,583 10,490
Long-term deferred tax liabilities   838   903
Total liabilities   105,586   96,851
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 451 444

Authorized - 100,000,000 shares; Issued - 46,959,653 shares at December 31, 2018 and 46,100,649 shares at March 31, 2018

Outstanding - 45,058,049 shares at December 31, 2018 and 44,375,337 shares at March 31, 2018

Additional paid in capital 676,171 619,905
Retained earnings 325,513 140,457
Treasury stock at cost - 1,901,604 shares at December 31, 2018 and 1,725,312 shares at March 31, 2018 (138,289 ) (67,078 )
Accumulated other comprehensive loss   (12,316 )   (4,204 )
Total stockholders' equity   851,530   689,524
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity $ 957,116 $ 786,375
 
 
Abiomed, Inc. and Subsidiaries
Consolidated Statements of Operations
(Unaudited)
(in thousands, except per share data)
                   
 

Three Months Ended
December 31,

Nine Months Ended
December 31,

2018 2017 2018 2017
Revenue $ 200,563 $ 154,022 $ 562,351 $ 419,313
Costs and expenses:
Cost of product revenue 34,023 24,994 94,718 68,483
Research and development 23,965 17,706 67,955 54,027
Selling, general and administrative     80,220     66,556     240,254     187,233
    138,208     109,256     402,927     309,743
Income from operations     62,355     44,766     159,424     109,570
Other income:
Investment income, net 2,175 969 5,397 2,385
Other (expense) income, net     (20 )     (81 )     10     (25 )
    2,155     888     5,407     2,360
Income before income taxes 64,510 45,654 164,831 111,930
Income tax provision (benefit) (1)     19,648     32,208     (20,225 )     36,607
Net income $   44,862 $   13,446 $   185,056 $   75,323
 
Basic net income per share $ 1.00 $ 0.30 $ 4.13 $ 1.71
Basic weighted average shares outstanding 45,046 44,247 44,852 44,095
 
Diluted net income per share (2) $ 0.97 $ 0.29 $ 4.01 $ 1.65
Diluted weighted average shares outstanding 46,136 45,869 46,147 45,731
(1) Income tax benefit includes the effect of the following items:
Effect of the Tax Reform Act on net deferred tax assets $ $ 21,957 $ $ 21,957
Excess tax benefits related to stock-based compensation awards   (1,704 )   (3,214 )   (68,469 )   (24,490 )
$   (1,704 ) $   18,743 $   (68,469 ) $   (2,533 )
(2) Diluted net income per share includes the effect of the following items:
Effect of the Tax Reform Act on net deferred tax assets $ $ 0.48 $ $ 0.48
Excess tax benefits related to stock-based compensation awards   (0.04 )   (0.07 )   (1.48 )   (0.54 )
$   (0.04 ) $   0.41 $   (1.48 ) $   (0.06 )
 

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

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

Source: Abiomed, Inc.