MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 26, 2010) - BioSyent Inc. ("BioSyent")(TSX VENTURE: RX) today released a summary of its 2009 financial results.
Total Sales were 6.5% lower at $1,029,903 in 2009 compared to $1,101,991 in 2008.
Gross Margins increased from 58.8% in 2008, to 64.4% in 2009 primarily because of sales mix in favour of higher margin products.
The Company incurred a loss of ($260,556) in 2009 compared to a loss of ($287,892) in 2008. This loss is predominantly due to a decrease in sales of Canadian Protect-It® and investments in pharmaceutical operations.
Full details of 2009 results including December 31, 2009 Financial Statements and Management's Discussion & Analysis will be published in the company's 2009 Annual Report and will be posted on sedar.com on April 26, 2009.
BioSyent Inc. continues to concentrate on its pharmaceutical strategy to source products that have been successfully developed and proven to be safe and effective; manage these products through the regulatory process and product registration (approval); and once approved, market these products in Canada. These pharmaceuticals will compete in both the branded and generic market segments and will not require further product development investment other than regulatory costs.
BioSyent Inc. is a publicly traded specialty pharmaceutical company whose wholly owned subsidiary, BioSyent Pharma Inc., sources, acquires or in-licences pharmaceutical products and markets these products in Canada. Wholly owned BioSyent subsidiary Hedley Technologies Ltd. operates the company's legacy business marketing bio and health friendly non-chemical insecticides. BioSyent common shares are listed for trading on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) under the symbol RX.
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