T2 Biosystems Announces Third Quarter 2020 Financial ResultsTotal revenues increase by 213% on record high quarterly product sales
LEXINGTON, Mass., Nov. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- T2 Biosystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTOO), a leader in the rapid detection of sepsis-causing pathogens, today announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2020.
- Achieved record quarterly revenue of $5.2 million, including product revenue of $3.8 million, representing growth of 213% and 219% respectively, compared to the prior year period
- Sold record 32 T2Dx® Instruments in the third quarter, including 28 instruments in the U.S., an increase of 167% compared to the prior year period
- Increased T2Bacteria® and T2Candida® Panel revenue by 70% and 38% respectively, compared to the prior year, demonstrating significant growth in the sepsis portfolio
- Received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the T2SARS-CoV-2® Panel molecular diagnostic test run on the FDA-cleared T2Dx Instrument to detect the virus responsible for COVID-19
- Completed all milestones in the base phase of the product development contract awarded by BARDA, leading to the subsequent exercise of the first contract option valued at $10.5 million
- Received New Technology Add-on Payment (NTAP) extension for the T2Bacteria Panel from the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for fiscal year 2021
“The third quarter was transformational for T2 Biosystems as we continue our growth as a commercially driven, customer-focused company. We achieved record sales during the quarter, grew our U.S. installed base of T2Dx Instruments by nearly 70 percent, saw strong demand at U.S. hospitals for our COVID-19 diagnostic test, and have commitments from new customers to adopt our products that have positioned us for long-term success,” stated John Sperzel, President and CEO of T2 Biosystems. “We remain committed to our three corporate priorities – accelerating sales, improving operations, and advancing our pipeline – and look to build on our momentum during the fourth quarter of 2020.”
Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results
Total revenue for the third quarter of 2020 was $5.2 million, an increase of 213% compared to the prior year period. Product revenue for the third quarter of 2020 was $3.8 million, an increase of 219% compared to the prior year period, driven by increased test panel and instrument sales. Research and contribution revenue for the third quarter of 2020 was $1.5 million, an increase of 198% compared to the prior year period, driven by increased activity under the BARDA contract.
Costs and operating expenses for the third quarter of 2020 were $15.9 million, an increase of $1.9 million compared to the prior year period, driven by increased cost of product revenue from increased sales and offset by lower research and development and selling, general and administrative expenses.
Net loss for the third quarter of 2020 was $11.3 million or a loss of $0.08 per share, compared to a net loss of $14.2 million or a loss of $0.31 per share in the prior year period.
Total cash, cash equivalents, current and long-term marketable securities, and restricted cash were $61.8 million as of September 30, 2020.
2020 Financial Outlook
The Company has increased its expectation of full year 2020 total revenue to be between $19.0 million to $20.0 million, including product revenue between $13.0 million to $14.0 million and research and contribution revenue of approximately $6.0 million. In the U.S., a minimum of 60 T2Dx Instrument are expected to be sold in the second half of 2020.
Fourth Quarter 2020 Financial Outlook
The Company expects fourth quarter 2020 total revenue to be between $8.7 million to $9.7 million, including product revenue between $7.2 million to $8.2 million and research and contribution revenue of approximately $1.5 million. In the U.S., a minimum 32 T2Dx Instruments are expected to be sold in the fourth quarter of 2020.
Webcast and Conference Call Information
T2’s management team will host a conference call today, November 4, 2020, beginning at 4:30pm ET. Investors interested in listening to the call may do so by dialing 877-407-9208 for domestic callers or 1-201-493-6784 for International callers. A live and recorded webcast of the call will be available on the “Investors” section of the Company’s website at www.t2biosystems.com.
About T2 Biosystems
T2 Biosystems, a leader in the rapid detection of sepsis-causing pathogens, is dedicated to improving patient care and reducing the cost of care by helping clinicians effectively treat patients faster than ever before. T2 Biosystems’ products include the T2Dx® Instrument, T2Candida® Panel, the T2Bacteria® Panel, the T2Resistance™ Panel, and the T2SARS-CoV-2™ Panel and are powered by the proprietary T2 Magnetic Resonance (T2MR®) technology. T2 Biosystems has an active pipeline of future products, including the T2Cauris™ Panel, and T2Lyme™ Panel, as well as additional products for the detection of bacterial and fungal pathogens and associated antimicrobial resistance markers, and biothreat pathogens.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements contained in this press release that do not relate to matters of historical fact should be considered forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, statements regarding our revenue results and cash balance, financial outlook, anticipated strategic priorities, product demand, commitments or opportunities, and growth expectations or targets, , as well as statements that include the words “expect,” “intend,” “plan”, “believe”, “project”, “forecast”, “estimate,” “may,” “should,” “anticipate,” and similar statements of a future or forward looking nature. Furthermore, statements contained in this document relating to the recent global outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the impact of which remains inherently uncertain on our financial results, are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on management’s current expectations. These statements are neither promises nor guarantees, but involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other important factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, (i) any inability to (a) realize anticipated benefits from commitments, contracts or products; (b) successfully execute strategic priorities; (c) bring products to market; (d) expand product usage or adoption; (e) obtain customer testimonials; (f) accurately predict growth assumptions; (g) realize anticipated revenues; (h) incur expected levels of operating expenses; or (i) increase the number of high-risk patients at customer facilities; (ii) failure of early data to predict eventual outcomes; (iii) failure to make or obtain anticipated FDA filings or clearances within expected time frames or at all; or (iv) the factors discussed under Item 1A. “Risk Factors” in the company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, on March 16, 2020, and other filings the company makes with the SEC from time to time. These and other important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by the forward-looking statements made in this press release. Any such forward-looking statements represent management’s estimates as of the date of this press release. While the company may elect to update such forward-looking statements at some point in the future, unless required by law, it disclaims any obligation to do so, even if subsequent events cause its views to change. Thus, no one should assume that the Company’s silence over time means that actual events are bearing out as expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing the company’s views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.
Gina Kent, Vault Communications
Philip Trip Taylor, Gilmartin Group
|CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(In thousands, except share and per share data)
|Cash and cash equivalents||$||19,059||$||11,033|
|Prepaid expenses and other current assets||2,969||1,438|
|Total current assets||51,447||18,895|
|Property and equipment, net||3,585||5,845|
|Operating lease right-of-use assets||1,729||3,360|
|Liabilities and stockholders’ equity (deficit)|
|Accrued expenses and other current liabilities||7,654||11,207|
|Total current liabilities||10,351||60,572|
|Notes payable, net of current portion||44,612||—|
|Operating lease liabilities, net of current portion||479||1,873|
|Deferred revenue, net of current portion||300||46|
|Commitments and contingencies|
|Stockholders’ equity (deficit):|
|Preferred stock, $0.001 par value; 10,000,000 shares authorized; no
shares issued and outstanding at September 30, 2020 and December 31,
|Common stock, $0.001 par value; 200,000,000 shares authorized;
147,954,385 and 50,651,535 shares issued and outstanding at
September 30, 2020 and December 31, 2019, respectively
|Additional paid-in capital||430,529||342,121|
|Accumulated other comprehensive loss||(36||)||—|
|Total stockholders’ equity (deficit)||17,574||(34,005||)|
|Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity (deficit)||$||77,631||$||28,486|
|T2 BIOSYSTEMS, INC.|
|CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS AND COMPREHENSIVE LOSS
(In thousands, except share and per share data)
|Three Months Ended
|Nine Months Ended
|Costs and expenses:|
|Cost of product revenue||6,833||3,944||13,804||13,153|
|Research and development||3,965||4,098||12,883||12,047|
|Selling, general and administrative||5,083||5,981||16,691||19,756|
|Total costs and expenses||15,881||14,023||43,378||44,956|
|Loss from operations||(10,636||)||(12,346||)||(33,036||)||(39,690||)|
|Interest expense, net||(646||)||(1,876||)||(3,906||)||(5,658||)|
|Other income, net||27||51||53||383|
|Net loss per share — basic and diluted||$||(0.08||)||$||(0.31||)||$||(0.33||)||$||(1.01||)|
|Weighted-average number of common shares used in computing|
|net loss per share — basic and diluted||147,793,891||45,413,215||112,371,006||44,711,463|
|Other comprehensive loss:|
|Net unrealized gain (loss) on marketable securities||(36||)||—||(36||)||—|