Oxford Immunotec Reports Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results

  • Second quarter revenue of $19.6 million, an increase of 18% compared to prior year period
  • Gross margin of 72.4%, reflecting our shift towards a pure-play kit business
  • Positive net income of $0.6 million compared to a net loss of $6.5 million in prior year period

OXFORD, United Kingdom and MARLBOROUGH, Mass., August 6, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) –Oxford Immunotec Global PLC (Nasdaq: OXFD), or the Company, a global, high-growth diagnostics company, today announced second quarter 2019 financial results.

“We are very pleased to be reporting another quarter of strong growth in 2019,” said Dr. Peter Wrighton-Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Oxford Immunotec. “The Company is starting to recognize the benefits of our new, more focused business model and the strategic growth initiatives which we have implemented.”

By revenue type, total revenues were, in millions:

    Three Months Ended June 30,  
2019   2018   Percent Change
Product $ 18.7 $ 15.0 24%
Service 0.9 1.7 (44)%
Total Revenue $ 19.6 $ 16.7   18%  

 

By geography, total revenues were, in millions:

Three Months Ended June 30,
        Percent Change
2019 2018 As Reported (1) Constant Currency (1)
United States       $ 7.8 $               5.1 54% 54%
Europe & ROW 2.2            2.2 (2)% 4%
Asia 9.6            9.4 3% 3%
Total revenue    $ 19.6 $             16.7 18% 19%

 

(1) Oxford Immunotec completed its sale of the Company’s U.S. laboratory services business on November 6, 2018. As such, Total Revenue, Product Revenue, and United States Revenue for the three months ended June 30, 2019 and June 30, 2018 are not fully comparable. Total Revenue, Product Revenue, and United States Revenue for the three months ended June 30, 2018 include sales to our former U.S. laboratory services business at our intercompany transfer price that were formerly eliminated in consolidation. Total Revenue, Product Revenue, and United States Revenue for the three months ended June 30, 2019 include revenue from T-SPOT®.TB test kits and related accessories sold to Quest Diagnostics under the terms of a long-term supply agreement.

(2) Changes in revenue include the impact of changes in foreign currency exchange rates. We use the non-GAAP financial measure “constant currency basis” in our filings to show changes in our revenue without giving effect to period-to-period currency fluctuations. We consider the use of a period over period revenue comparison on a constant currency basis to be helpful to investors, as it provides a revenue growth measure free of positive or negative volatility due to currency fluctuations.

Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Revenue for the second quarter of 2019 was $19.6 million, representing an 18% increase from second quarter 2018 revenue of $16.7 million. On a constant currency basis, revenue increased 19% versus the prior year period.

2019 second quarter product revenue was $18.7 million, representing a 24% increase from product revenue of $15.0 million in the second quarter of 2018. The increase was primarily a result of growth in the United States, including the expected shift of higher seasonal volumes, previously recognized in the third quarter, into the second quarter, as well as continued strong underlying growth of testing demand. Service revenue for the second quarter of 2019 was $0.9 million, representing a 44% decrease from second quarter 2018 service revenue of $1.7 million. The decrease in service revenue reflected the Company’s exit from the blood donor screening business in 2018, partially offset by growth in tuberculosis testing volumes in our U.K. Oxford Diagnostic Laboratories.

United States revenue was $7.8 million in the second quarter of 2019, representing a 54% increase from revenue of $5.1 million in the prior year period. The growth was due to increased tuberculosis testing volumes and a higher selling price, compared to 2018 sales to the U.S. laboratory services business at our intercompany transfer price that were formerly eliminated in consolidation, partially offset by a decline in revenue from the Company’s 2018 exit from the blood donor screening business.

Europe & Rest of World, or ROW, revenue was $2.2 million in the second quarter of 2019, down 2% when compared to the second quarter of 2018. On a constant currency basis, Europe & ROW revenue increased 4% versus the prior year period. As anticipated, the slower growth rate is a result of the Brexit stocking effect we experienced in the first quarter of 2019. For the year-to-date, Europe & ROW is up 11% compared to the same period in 2018.

Asia revenue was $9.6 million in the second quarter of 2019, representing an increase of 3% compared to second quarter 2018 revenue of $9.4 million. On a constant currency basis, Asia revenue also increased 3% versus the second quarter of 2018, primarily driven by growth in China offset by the timing of ordering patterns in Japan.

Gross profit for the second quarter of 2019 was $14.2 million, an increase of $2.1 million from gross profit of $12.1 million in the same period of 2018. Gross margin was 72.4%, a decrease of 40 basis points from gross margin of 72.8% in the second quarter of 2018 and up sequentially 100 basis points versus the first quarter of 2019.

Operating expenses were $15.2 million in the second quarter of 2019, a decrease of $0.9 million compared to $16.1 million in the second quarter of 2018.

Net income for the second quarter of 2019 was $0.6 million, or $0.02 per share on both a basic and diluted basis, compared to a net loss of $(6.5) million, or $(0.25) per share on both a basic and diluted basis, in the second quarter of 2018. Basic net income/(loss) per share was based on 26,625,572 and 25,845,124 weighted average ordinary shares outstanding for the second quarters of 2019 and 2018, respectively. Diluted net income/(loss) per share was based on 26,889,232 and 25,845,124 weighted average ordinary shares outstanding for the second quarters of 2019 and 2018, respectively.

EBITDA for the second quarter of 2019 was $(0.2) million compared to $(4.0) million in the second quarter of 2018. Adjusted EBITDA was $(48,000) for the second quarter of 2019 compared to $(2.0) million in the same period in 2018. Both EBITDA and Adjusted EBITDA are non-GAAP measures.

Business Outlook

For full year 2019, the Company now expects revenues of between $71 and $73 million. The Company expects revenues of between $20 and $21 million in the third quarter.

Conference Call

Oxford Immunotec will host a conference call on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time to discuss its second quarter 2019 financial results. The call will be concurrently webcast. To listen to the conference call on your telephone, please dial (855) 363-5047 for United States callers and +1 (484) 365-2897 for international callers and reference confirmation code 9969246 approximately ten minutes prior to start time. To access the live audio webcast or subsequent archived recording, visit the Investor Relations section of Oxford Immunotec’s website at www.oxfordimmunotec.com. The replay will be available on the Company’s website for approximately 60 days.

About Oxford Immunotec

Oxford Immunotec Global PLC is a global, high-growth diagnostics company focused on developing and commercializing proprietary assays for immunology and infectious disease. The Company’s T-SPOT.TB test has been approved for sale in over 50 countries, including the United States, where it has received pre-market approval from the Food and Drug Administration, Europe, where it has obtained a CE mark, as well as Japan and China. The Company is headquartered near Oxford, United Kingdom and in Marlborough, Massachusetts. Additional information can be found at www.oxfordimmunotec.com.

T-SPOT, the Oxford Immunotec logo, ODL, and the Oxford Diagnostic Laboratories logo are trademarks of Oxford Immunotec Limited. Immunetics is a trademark of Immunetics, Inc.

Forward-Looking Statements

This release contains forward-looking statements that involve substantial risks and uncertainties. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, contained in this release are forward-looking statements. This includes statements about Oxford Immunotec’s anticipated plans and objectives, future performance and revenues, financial condition, prospects for sales of its products, growth, strategies, expectations and objectives of management. Forward-looking statements can be identified by the fact that they do not relate strictly to historical or current facts. Forward-looking statements contained in this release reflect Oxford Immunotec’s current expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those projected or implied by forward-looking statements. Other factors that could adversely affect Oxford Immunotec’s business and prospects are described under the “Risk Factors” section in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). Oxford Immunotec’s SEC filings are available for free by visiting the investor section of its website, www.oxfordimmunotec.com, or the SEC’s website, www.sec.gov.

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