|Ultragenyx Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Financial Results and Corporate Update|
|By: GlobenewsWire - 13 Feb 2020||Back to overview list
2019 total revenue is $103.7 million; 2019 Crysvita® (burosumab) revenue to Ultragenyx is $87.3 million
2020 Crysvita revenue in Ultragenyx territories guidance of $125 million to $140 million reaffirmed
NOVATO, Calif., Feb. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ: RARE), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel products for serious rare and ultra-rare genetic diseases, today reported its financial results for the quarter and full year ended December 31, 2019 and reaffirmed its financial guidance for 2020.
“In 2019 we created a substantial foundation based on the strong launch of Crysvita and the validation of our gene therapy platform across multiple clinical programs,” said Emil D. Kakkis, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer and President of Ultragenyx. “In 2020, we anticipate building on this momentum as we look to the potential approvals of UX007 for LC-FAOD and Crysvita for TIO. We also expect to advance our gene therapy programs into pivotal studies and bring two new programs into the clinic while continuing to exercise financial discipline.”
Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Financial Results
Net revenue for the year ended December 31, 2019 totaled $103.7 million. In 2019, Ultragenyx recognized $87.3 million in total Crysvita revenue. This includes $74.9 million in collaboration revenue in the U.S. profit share territory and $8.1 million in royalty revenue in the European territory from the collaboration and license agreement with KKC. Net product sales for Crysvita in other regions totaled $4.3 million. Mepsevii product revenue for the year ended December 31, 2019 was $12.6 million, and UX007 named patient revenue was $3.3 million. Ultragenyx recognized $0.5 million in revenue from its research agreement with Bayer in the year ended December 31, 2019.
For the fourth quarter of 2019, Ultragenyx reported a net loss of $93.8 million, or $1.62 per share, basic and diluted, compared with a net loss for the fourth quarter of 2018 of $87.8 million, or $1.73 per share, basic and diluted. For the year ended December 31, 2019, the net loss was $402.7 million, or $7.12 per share, basic and diluted, compared with a net loss for the same period in 2018 of $197.6 million, or $3.97 per share, basic and diluted. The loss for the fourth quarter of 2019 and for the year ended December 31, 2019 includes unrealized gains of $1.4 million and $13.4 million, respectively, from the fair value adjustments on the investment in Arcturus equity securities. The loss from the full year 2018 was reduced by the gain on the sale of the Mepsevii priority review voucher (PRV) in January 2018 for net proceeds of $130.0 million and a $40.3 million gain from Ultragenyx’s portion of the sales of the PRV received with the Crysvita approval. The net loss for the full year 2019 reflected cash used in operations of $345.4 million compared to $290.6 million for the same period in 2018.
Cash, Cash Equivalents and Investments
Crysvita Guidance in Ultragenyx Territories
2020 Expected Net Cash Burn Rate
Recent Updates and Upcoming Milestones
Crysvita for X-linked Hypophosphatemia: Non-dilutive $320 million sale of future European royalties
Crysvita for Tumor-Induced Osteomalacia (TIO): Supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) submitted
UX007 for Long-Chain Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders (LC-FAOD): NDA under review by U.S. FDA
DTX301 for Ornithine Transcarbamylase (OTC) Deficiency: Positive data from higher dose cohort of Phase 1/2 study; data from prophylactic steroid cohort in second half 2020
DTX401 for Glycogen Storage Disease Type Ia (GSDIa): Positive data from Phase 1/2 study; enrollment complete in confirmatory cohort and data expected in first half 2020
GTX-102 for Angelman Syndrome (AS): Partnered program with GeneTx; IND active and enrollment of first patient expected in first half 2020
UX701 for Wilson Disease: IND expected by the end of the year
DTX201 / BAY 2599023 for Hemophilia A: Partnered with Bayer; Cohort 2 data presented at European Association for Haemophilia and Allied Disorders (EAHAD)
Conference Call and Webcast Information
Ultragenyx will host a conference call today, Thursday, February 13, 2020, at 2 p.m. PT/ 5 p.m. ET to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2019 financial results and provide a corporate update. The live and replayed webcast of the call will be available through the company’s website at http://ir.ultragenyx.com/events.cfm. To participate in the live call by phone, dial (855) 797-6910 (USA) or (262) 912-6260 (international) and enter the passcode 5068548. The replay of the call will be available for one year.
Ultragenyx is a biopharmaceutical company committed to bringing to patients novel products for the treatment of serious rare and ultra-rare genetic diseases. The company has built a diverse portfolio of approved therapies and product candidates aimed at addressing diseases with high unmet medical need and clear biology for treatment, for which there are typically no approved therapies treating the underlying disease.
The company is led by a management team experienced in the development and commercialization of rare disease therapeutics. Ultragenyx’s strategy is predicated upon time- and cost-efficient drug development, with the goal of delivering safe and effective therapies to patients with the utmost urgency.
For more information on Ultragenyx, please visit the company’s website at www.ultragenyx.com.
Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters set forth in this press release, including statements related to Ultragenyx's expectations and projections regarding its future operating results and financial performance, anticipated cost or expense reductions, the timing, progress and plans for its clinical programs and clinical studies, future regulatory interactions, and the components and timing of regulatory submissions are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve substantial risks and uncertainties that could cause our clinical development programs, collaboration with third parties, future results, performance or achievements to differ significantly from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, among others, Ultragenyx’s reliance on its third party partner, Kyowa Kirin Co. ,Ltd., for the supply of Crysvita, smaller than anticipated market opportunities for the company’s products and product candidates, the company’s evolving commercial infrastructure, uncertainties related to insurance coverage and reimbursement approval for the company’s products, manufacturing risks, the uncertainties inherent in the clinical drug development process, including the potential for substantial delays and the risk that earlier study results may not be predictive of future study results, the lack of predictability in the regulatory approval process, the timing of regulatory filings and approvals (including whether such approvals can be obtained), and other matters that could affect sufficiency of existing cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments to fund operations, the company’s future operating results and financial performance and the availability or commercial potential of Ultragenyx’s products and drug candidates. Ultragenyx undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements. For a further description of the risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those expressed in these forward-looking statements, as well as risks relating to the business of Ultragenyx in general, see Ultragenyx's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 6, 2019, and its subsequent periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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