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Osiris Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial Results

Friday, March 09, 2012

Osiris Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial Results08:00 EST Friday, March 09, 2012 COLUMBIA, Md. (Business Wire) -- Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSIR), the leading stem cell company focused on developing and commercializing products to treat medical conditions in inflammatory, cardiovascular, orthopedic, and wound healing markets, announced today its results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011. Recent and Full Year Highlights Expanded the company's commercial infrastructure for our lead products Grafix® and Ovation®, increasing Biosurgery revenue in the fourth quarter more than 130% over the previous quarter. Achieved top scoring abstract at the 24th Annual Symposium on Advanced Wound Care for one of three abstracts the company presented describing the science and initial clinical results of Grafix, a living skin substitute. Fully filed response to inquiries from the Biologics and Genetic Therapies Directorate of Health Canada regarding the Prochymal New Drug Submission (NDS) and post marketing commitments. Inspected by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration with no deficiencies noted. Received International Organization for Standardization (ISO) medical device certification, an internationally recognized quality standard. Completed enrollment in a 220-patient Phase 2 trial of Prochymal for patients experiencing their first heart attack. Reported update on first-of-a-kind Phase 2 trial evaluating Prochymal for newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes, conducted in partnership with JDRF. Reported cash, receivables, and short-term investments of $48.0 million at year-end. “We are very pleased with the commercial performance of our two Biosurgery products, Grafix and Ovation,” said C. Randal Mills, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Osiris. “As interest in stem cell products for surgical applications intensifies, Osiris remains uniquely positioned as the clear leader in this space. Additionally, with Prochymal being used around the world to treat patients with life-threatening GvHD through our Expanded Access program, our Therapeutic and Biosurgery units are carrying out our mission of bringing Smart Medicine, to patients, Right Now.” Fourth Quarter Financial Results Net income for the fourth quarter of 2011 increased to $5.0 million, compared to $4.4 million for the fourth quarter of 2010. Revenues were $11.0 million in the fourth quarter of 2011, consisting primarily of the amortization of license fees from our collaboration agreements. Our fourth quarter Biosurgery product revenues were $0.8 million. Revenues during the fourth quarter of 2010 were $10.8 million. As of December 31, 2011, Osiris had $48.0 million of cash, receivables, and short-term investments. Research and development expenses for the fourth quarter of 2011 were $4.2 million, compared to $5.0 million incurred in the fourth quarter of 2010. General and administrative expenses were $1.5 million for the fourth quarter of 2011 compared to $1.8 million for the same period of the prior year. Net cash used in operations for the quarter was $4.6 million. Full Year 2011 Financial Highlights Net income was $14.9 million for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011 compared to $13.1 million in fiscal 2010. Revenues of $42.4 million were recognized in 2011, including $40.0 million from the Genzyme collaboration agreement, $1.0 million from the research, development and commercialization agreement with the JDRF and $1.3 million of revenues from our Biosurgery products. Revenues in 2010 were $43.2 million, which included $40.0 million from the Genzyme collaboration agreement, $0.5 million from the U.S. Department of Defense contract, $1.2 million from the JDRF agreement and a $1.0 million milestone earned on our license agreement with JCR Pharmaceuticals. R&D expenses for the 2011 fiscal year were $19.2 million compared to $23.5 million in the prior year. G&A expenses in fiscal 2011 were $7.9 million, which include $2.4 million of non-cash share based payments. G&A expenses in fiscal 2010 were $6.5 million, including $0.7 million of share-based payments. Webcast and Conference Call A webcast and conference call to discuss the financial results is scheduled for today, March 9, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. ET. To access the webcast, visit the Investor Relations- section of the company's website at Alternatively, callers may participate in the conference call by dialing (877) 303-6133 (U.S. participants) or (970) 315-0493 (international participants). A replay of the conference call will be available approximately two hours after the completion of the call through March 15, 2012. Callers can access the replay by dialing (855) 859-2056 (U.S. participants) (404) 537-3406 (international participants). The audio replay passcode is 54951517. To access a replay of the webcast, visit the Investor Relations section of the company's website at About Osiris Therapeutics Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. is the leading stem cell company focused on developing and marketing products to treat medical conditions in inflammatory, cardiovascular, and orthopedic areas and wound healing. Osiris currently markets and distributes Grafix and Ovation for tissue repair. The company's pipeline of internally developed biologic drug candidates under evaluation includes Prochymal for inflammatory, autoimmune and cardiovascular indications, as well as Chondrogen for arthritis in the knee. Osiris is a fully integrated company, with capabilities in research, development, manufacturing and distribution of stem cell products. Osiris has developed an extensive intellectual property portfolio to protect the company's technology, including 46 U.S. and 144 foreign patents. Osiris, Prochymal, Grafix and Ovation are registered trademarks of Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. More information can be found on the company's website, (OSIR-G) Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements include statements about our expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, intentions, assumptions and other statements that are not historical facts. Words or phrases such as "anticipate," "believe," "continue," "ongoing," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "may," "plan," "potential," "predict," "project" or similar words or phrases, or the negatives of those words or phrases, may identify forward-looking statements, but the absence of these words does not necessarily mean that a statement is not forward-looking. Examples of forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the following: our product development efforts; our clinical trials and anticipated regulatory requirements and the ability to successfully navigate these requirements; the success of our product candidates in development; status of the regulatory process for our biologic drug candidates; implementation of our corporate strategy; our financial performance; our product research and development activities and projected expenditures, including our anticipated timeline and clinical strategy for Prochymal, Chondrogen and our other MSC and biologic drug candidates; our cash needs; patents and proprietary rights; the safety and ability of our potential products to treat disease and the results of our scientific research; our plans for sales and marketing; our plans regarding our facilities; types of regulatory frameworks we expect will be applicable to our potential products; and results of our scientific research. Forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties and are based on potentially inaccurate assumptions that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expected or implied by the forward-looking statements. Our actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in forward-looking statements for many reasons, including the factors described in the section entitled "Risk Factors" in our Annual Report on Form 10-K and other Periodic Reports filed on Form 10-Q, with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Accordingly, you should not unduly rely on these forward-looking statements. We undertake no obligation to publicly revise any forward-looking statement to reflect circumstances or events after the date of this press release or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.   OSIRIS THERAPEUTICS, INC.Condensed Balance SheetsAmounts in thousands           December 31,2011   December 31,2010Assets Current assets: Cash $ 1,661 $ 1,442 Investments available for sale 45,604 66,166 Accounts receivable 728 1,928 Inventory 767 510 Deferred tax asset 2,188 3,170 Prepaid expenses and other current assets   470     736   Total current assets 51,418 73,952   Property and equipment, net 2,463 3,127 Restricted cash 392 521 Other assets   -     184   Total assets $ 54,273   $ 77,784     Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity   Current liabilities: Accounts payable and accrued expenses $ 4,692 $ 5,569 Deferred revenue, current portion   3,333     40,960   Total current liabilities 8,025 46,529   Deferred revenue, net of current portion - 3,333 Other long-term liabilities   430     465   Total liabilities   8,455     50,327     Stockholders' equity Common stock, $.001 par value, 90,000 shares authorized, 32,828 shares outstanding - 2011, 32,794 shares outstanding - 2010 33 33 Additional paid-in-capital 278,092 274,646 Accumulated other comprehensive income (loss) 20 (3 ) Accumulated deficit   (232,327 )   (247,219 ) Total stockholders' equity   45,818     27,457   Total liabilities and stockholders' equity $ 54,273   $ 77,784             OSIRIS THERAPEUTICS, INC.Condensed Statements of OperationsAmounts in thousands, except per share data   Three Months EndedDecember 31,Year EndedDecember 31,2011201020112010(unaudited)Product revenues $ 765   $ 84   $ 1,263 $ 183 Cost of product revenues   322     28     531     62   Gross profit   443     56     732     121     Revenue from collaborative research agreements, government contract and royalties 10,279 10,681 41,140 43,021   Operating expenses: Research and development 4,218 5,025 19,156 23,501 General and administrative   1,476     1,773     7,881     6,450     5,694     6,798     27,037     29,951     Income from operations 5,028 3,939 14,835 13,191   Other income, net   20     24     100     175     Income before income taxes 5,048 3,963 14,935 13,366   Income tax benefit (expense)   -     451     (43 )   (241 )   Net income $ 5,048   $ 4,414   $ 14,892   $ 13,125       Basic earnings per share $ 0.15   $ 0.13   $ 0.45   $ 0.40     Diluted earnings per share $ 0.15   $ 0.13   $ 0.45   $ 0.40     Weighted average common shares (basic)   32,827     32,792     32,820     32,784     Weighted average common shares (diluted)   33,111     33,113     33,118     33,097       OSIRIS THERAPEUTICS, INC.Condensed Statements of Cash FlowsAmounts in thousands           Year ended December 31,2011   2010Cash flows from operating activities:Continuing operations Income (loss) from continuing operations $ 14,892 $ 13,125 Adjustments to reconcile income (loss) from continuing operations to net cash used in operations: Depreciation and amortization 745 755 Non cash share-based payments 1,684 1,684 Provision for bad debts 3 - Deferred tax benefit - (3,170 ) Non cash expense- extension of expiration date of warrant to related party 1,740 - Changes in operating assets and liabilities: Accounts receivable 1,197 (790 ) Inventory, prepaid expenses, and other current assets 991 (298 ) Other assets 184 211 Accounts payable and accrued expenses (912 ) (3,403 ) Deferred revenue   (40,960 )   (40,891 ) Net cash used in continuing operations   (20,436 )   (32,777 ) Discontinued operationsChanges in operating assets and liabilities: Accounts payable and accrued expenses   -     (412 ) Net cash used in discontinued operations   -     (412 )     Net cash used in operating activities   (20,436 )   (33,189 )   Cash flows from investing activities: Purchases of property and equipment (81 ) (148 ) Proceeds from sale of investments available for sale 20,805 33,598 Purchases of investments available for sale   (220 )   (270 ) Net cash provided by investing activities   20,504     33,180     Cash flows from financing activities: Principal payments on capital lease obligations and notes payable - (3 ) Restricted cash 129 145 Proceeds from the issuance of preferred and common stock, net   22     3   Net cash provided by financing activities   151     145     Net increase in cash 219 136 Cash at beginning of period   1,442     1,306     Cash at end of period $ 1,661   $ 1,442   Osiris Therapeutics, Inc.Erica Elchin,