Surmodics Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results, Updates Fiscal 2017 Financial Guidance


“This was an excellent quarter, both in terms of our revenue performance above expectations and the progress on our strategic initiatives,” said Gary Maharaj, President and CEO of Surmodics.

Surmodics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SRDX), a leading provider of medical device and in vitro diagnostic technologies to the healthcare industry, today announced results for its fiscal 2017 second quarter, ended March 31, 2017.

Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Financial Highlights

  • Total Revenue of $17.5 Million, up 5% year over year; Medical Device revenue increases 10%
  • EPS of $0.04, Non-GAAP EPS of $0.05
  • Narrows financial outlook for fiscal 2017

“This was an excellent quarter, both in terms of our revenue performance above expectations and the progress on our strategic initiatives,” said Gary Maharaj, President and CEO of Surmodics. “We made headway in our R&D pipeline for both our drug-coated balloon programs and catheter and peripheral balloon devices. These investments, we believe, will drive long-term shareholder value,” concluded Maharaj.

Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Financial Results
Total revenue for the second quarter of fiscal 2017 was $17.5 million, compared with $16.7 million in the prior year period, driven by strength in the Medical Device segment.

Medical Device revenue was $12.7 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2017, an increase of 9.7% compared to the year-ago period. The growth stems from higher royalties as well as research, development and other revenue. In Vitro Diagnostics revenue was $4.8 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2017, a decrease of 6.3% from the year-ago period.

Diluted GAAP earnings per share in the second quarter of fiscal 2017 were $0.04 compared with $0.06 in the year ago period. On a non-GAAP comparative basis, earnings per share were $0.05 in the second quarter of fiscal 2017 versus $0.20 last year. Fiscal 2017 results include planned increased investments in research, development and other operating expenses to support the company’s whole-product strategy, including the SurVeil DCB.

As of March 31, 2017, Cash and Investments were $46.3 million. Surmodics generated cash from operating activities of $4.3 million in the first six months of fiscal 2017. Capital expenditures totaled $2.9 million for the first six months of fiscal 2017.

Fiscal 2017 Outlook
Surmodics narrowed its revenue and earnings guidance to reflect the strength of revenue in the first half of fiscal 2017, the expected increased research and development expenses in the second half of fiscal 2017 to support the Company’s whole-product solutions strategy and the contingent consideration adjustments recorded in the second quarter of fiscal 2017. Surmodics now expects fiscal year 2017 revenue to range from $65.0 million to $68.0 million, up from previous expectations in the range of $64.0 million to $68.0 million. The Company now expects diluted earnings (loss) in the range of $(0.02) to $0.08 per share as compared with the prior guidance of $(0.07) to $0.08 per share. Non-GAAP earnings per share guidance range is now $0.15 to $0.25 as compared with prior guidance of $0.18 to $0.33 per share.

Conference Call
Surmodics will host a webcast at 7:30 a.m. CT (8:30 a.m. ET) today to discuss second quarter results. To access the webcast, go to the investor relations portion of the Company’s website at www.surmodics.com and click on the webcast icon. A replay of the second quarter conference call will be available by dialing 888-203-1112 and entering conference call ID passcode 6030657. The audio replay will be available beginning at 10:30 a.m. CT on Thursday, April 27, 2017, until 10:30 a.m. CT on Thursday, May 4, 2017.

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