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|Array BioPharma Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2006|
BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Array BioPharma Inc. (Nasdaq: ARRY) today reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2006.
For the second quarter of fiscal 2006, Array reported revenue of $11.9 million, compared to revenue of $12.0 million for the same period in fiscal 2005. Investment in research and development for proprietary drug discovery was $7.8 million, a $2.5 million increase over the same quarter last year, due to additional preclinical and clinical development. Array reported a net loss of $8.7 million, or ($0.23) per share, for the second quarter, compared to a net loss of $4.9 million, or ($0.16) per share, for the same quarter in fiscal 2005. The reported net loss for the current quarter includes a non-cash charge of $1.7 million, or ($0.04) per share, for share-based compensation expense under the new accounting pronouncement, FASB Statement No. 123(R). Array ended the second quarter of fiscal 2006 with $77.7 million in cash and marketable securities.
"We further strengthened our oncology pipeline and initiated dosing cancer patients in Phase I trial for our ErbB-2/EGFR dual inhibitor, ARRY-334543," said Robert E. Conway, Chief Executive Officer, Array BioPharma. "ARRY-334543 is our second targeted cancer agent resulting from our internal drug discovery program. We anticipate additional drugs entering clinical development in 2006, furthering our goal of building the industry's leading clinical pipeline of small molecule drugs."
Second Quarter and Subsequent Accomplishments:
Array reported revenue of $23.2 million for the six-month period ended December 31, 2005, compared to revenue of $21.9 million for the same period in fiscal 2005. Net loss for the six months ended December 31, 2005, was $18.4 million, or ($0.48) per share, compared to a net loss of $10.5 million, or ($0.35) per share, reported in the same period in fiscal 2005. The reported net loss for the six-month period includes a non-cash charge of $3.4 million, or ($0.09) per share, for share-based compensation expense under the new accounting pronouncement, FASB Statement No. 123(R).
Array will hold a conference call on Tuesday, February 7, 2006, at 9:00 a.m. eastern time to discuss these results. If there is any additional information provided during this call, it will be available on a replay of the call and as a web cast on www.arraybiopharma.com. Robert E. Conway, Chief Executive Officer, and Michael Carruthers, Chief Financial Officer, will lead the call.
Conference Call Information
There will be a replay of the conference call for one week, which can be accessed in the United States by dialing toll-free (888) 203-1112, and outside the United States (719) 457-0820. The access code is 8545301. Replay of the call will also be available as a web cast on Array's web site at www.arraybiopharma.com.
About Array BioPharma:
Array BioPharma Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of targeted small molecule drugs to treat life threatening and debilitating diseases. Our proprietary drug development pipeline is focused on the treatment of cancer and inflammatory disease and includes clinical candidates that are designed to regulate therapeutically important targets. In addition, leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies collaborate with Array to discover and develop drug candidates across a broad range of therapeutic areas. For more information on Array, please go to www.arraybiopharma.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve significant risks and uncertainties, including those discussed in our annual report filed on form 10-K for the year ended June 30, 2005, and in other reports filed by Array with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Because these statements reflect our current expectations concerning future events, our actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of many factors. These factors include, but are not limited to, our ability to achieve and maintain profitability, the extent to which the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries are willing to in-license drug candidates for their product pipelines and to collaborate with and fund third parties for their drug discovery activities, our ability to out-license our proprietary candidates on favorable terms, our ability to continue to fund and successfully progress internal research efforts and to create effective, commercially viable drugs, risks associated with our dependence on our collaborators for the clinical development and commercialization of our out-licensed drug candidates, the ability of our collaborators and of Array to meet drug objectives, including clinical trials, tied to milestones and royalties, and our ability to attract and retain experienced scientists and management. We are providing this information as of February 6, 2006. We undertake no duty to update any forward-looking statements to reflect the occurrence of events or circumstances after the date of such statements or of anticipated or unanticipated events that alter any assumptions underlying such statements.
Array BioPharma Inc. Condensed Statements of Operations (in thousands, except per share amounts) (Unaudited) Three Months Ended Six Months Ended December 31, December 31, 2005 2004 2005 2004 Revenue: Collaboration revenue $9,232 $9,548 $17,515 $16,893 License and milestone revenue 2,708 2,500 5,667 5,012 Total revenue 11,940 12,048 23,182 21,905 Operating expenses * Cost of revenue(1) 10,013 9,464 19,403 18,257 Research and development for proprietary drug discovery(2) 7,802 5,312 16,427 9,794 Selling, general and administrative expenses(3) 3,379 2,341 6,833 4,676 Total operating expenses 21,194 17,117 42,663 32,727 Loss from operations (9,254) (5,069) (19,481) (10,822) Interest expense (153) -- (282) -- Interest income 696 192 1,380 330 Net loss $(8,711) $(4,877) $(18,383) $(10,492) Basic and diluted net loss per share $(0.23) $(0.16) $(0.48) $(0.35) Number of shares used to compute per share data 38,617 30,706 38,557 29,807 * Includes stock-based compensation expense (1) Cost of revenue $546 $-- $1,071 $113 (2) Research and development for proprietary drug discovery 320 -- 733 -- (3) Selling, general and administrative expenses 799 -- 1,607 38 Total $1,665 $-- $3,411 $151 Summary Balance Sheet Data (in thousands) December 31, June 30, 2005 2005 Cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities $77,664 $92,706 Property, plant and equipment, gross 63,719 61,517 Working capital 70,373 80,435 Total assets 112,132 127,952 Long-term debt 12,553 10,000 Stockholders' equity 85,040 99,415
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