Second quarter 2018 TYMLOS sales increase to $22.6 million, a 56% increase over the first quarter of 2018
TYMLOS’ share in the U.S. anabolic osteoporosis market increased to an average of 19% in the second quarter from 13% in the prior quarter
Radius maintains its 19-21% average 2018 U.S. anabolic osteoporosis market share guidance for TYMLOS and increases its expectations for the U.S. anabolic market to grow by 7-9% in volume versus 2017
Conference call scheduled for 8:00 a.m. ET today
WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Radius Health, Inc. (“Radius” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: RDUS), today reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018 and provided a business update.
“We are very pleased to report our continued progress in increasing the U.S. anabolic osteoporosis market share for TYMLOS and remain on track to meet our market share guidance for the year. We are also excited to see continued growth in the U.S. anabolic market since the launch of TYMLOS. Bone building anabolic therapies can offer significant benefits to high risk osteoporosis patients and are increasingly recommended by KOLs for use in this large and under-served patient population,” said Jesper Hoeiland, President and Chief Executive Officer of Radius.
“We are on track to deliver on our key milestones and advance our clinical pipeline forward,” Mr. Hoeiland concluded.
TYMLOS® (abaloparatide) injection
- Second quarter 2018 sales of TYMLOS in the U.S. were $22.6 million, an increase of 56% from the first quarter of 2018. TYMLOS prescriptions accounted for on average 19% of the total U.S. anabolic osteoporosis market (based on Patient Months on Therapy, TRx PMOT) and reached 34% of new anabolic patient starts (based on New Patients to Brand, NBRx PMOT).
- TYMLOS U.S. market access increased to approximately 265 million covered lives. This represents 95% coverage in Commercial and Medicaid/All Other; and 44% coverage in Medicare Part D for a total of 88% of the U.S. insured population. In Commercial, the access has led to a monthly growth in total prescriptions of 257% in June 2018 compared to December 2017.
- In June 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a labeling supplement for TYMLOS to revise the needle length in the Instructions for Use from 8 mm to 5 to 8 mm. The Company believes health care providers, specialty pharmacies, and patients may prefer a shorter needle size for injectable products like TYMLOS.
- Radius maintains its guidance for TYMLOS to capture on average 19-21% of the U.S. anabolic osteoporosis market in 2018. Based on the continued growth trajectory of the anabolic market since TYMLOS launched in May 2017, Radius now expects the U.S. anabolic market to grow at 7-9% in volume versus 2017.
Abaloparatide-Transdermal Patch (abaloparatide-patch)
- At its Osteoporosis Investor Day event on June 8th, Radius presented further analyses of clinical and modelling data from its abaloparatide-patch program that support the Company’s Phase 3 trial’s primary objective of achieving BMD (bone mineral density) non-inferiority to abaloparatide-SC. Radius is on track with its preparation for the Phase 3 trial and expects to start the study in mid-2019.
Abaloparatide – Subcutaneous (SC)
- Publication of ACTIVExtend Phase 3 data
In May 2018, results from the ACTIVExtend Study were published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). The significant reduction in the incidence of fractures seen from treatment with TYMLOS for 18 months in the ACTIVE Phase 3 Study was maintained in patients who received follow-up alendronate therapy for two years. At the 43-month timepoint, the previous TYMLOS-treated patients had a significant 84 percent relative risk reduction (p<0.0001) in vertebral fractures and a 39% risk reduction in nonvertebral fractures (p=0.038). The Company submitted a labeling supplement to the FDA in connection with the ACTIVExtend results in December 2017.
- Histomorphometry Study
In July 2018, Radius initiated a bone histomorphometry study, which will enroll approximately 25 postmenopausal women with osteoporosis to evaluate the early effects of TYMLOS on tissue-based bone remodeling and structural indices. The study is designed to help understand and differentiate early effects of TYMLOS on bone formation and structure.
- CHMP Opinion
In July 2018, Radius announced that, following a re-examination procedure, the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency had communicated a negative trend vote for the Company’s MAA for abaloparatide-SC for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at increased risk for fracture. On July 27, 2018, the CHMP communicated that it maintained its negative opinion on the MAA at its formal final vote. Radius will continue its efforts to make abaloparatide-SC available outside the U.S., via its collaboration with Teijin Limited in Japan and in other markets through partnership agreements.
- Based on EMA and FDA feedback, Radius currently intends to conduct a single, randomized, comparator controlled Phase 3 trial of elacestrant as a third-line monotherapy in approximately 300 patients with ER positive/HER2 negative advanced/metastatic breast cancer. Depending on the results, this study is expected to support applications for global marketing approvals for elacestrant. Patients in the study would be randomized to receive either elacestrant or an investigator’s choice of an approved hormonal agent and the primary endpoint of the study will be progression-free survival (PFS). Start-up activities for the randomized study are well underway and Radius will provide further study details when the Phase 3 trial is initiated, which the Company expects will be in the second half of 2018.
- Patient enrollment is ongoing in the Phase 1 study evaluating the safety and maximum tolerated dose of RAD140, a nonsteroidal selective androgen receptor modulator (SARM), in patients with hormone receptor-positive, locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer. The Company expects to provide an update on the RAD140 development program by the end of 2018.
Anticipated Upcoming Milestones
- Initiate a Phase 3 clinical trial as third-line monotherapy in advanced/metastatic ER-positive/HER2-negative breast cancer patients in the second half of 2018.
- Collaboration agreement for elacestrant combination therapy
- Continue enrollment in the Phase 1 study and provide a program update by the end of 2018
- Enter into a partnership for the potential commercialization of abaloparatide-SC outside the U.S. and Japan
Expected Radius Presentations at Upcoming Conferences in Q3 2018
- On September 12-14, the Company will present and host one-on-one meetings at the Morgan Stanley 16th Annual Global Healthcare Conference in New York, NY.
Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results
Three Months Ended June 30, 2018
For the three months ended June 30, 2018, Radius reported a net loss of $68.9 million, or $1.52 per share, compared to a net loss of $68.4 million, or $1.58 per share, for the three months ended June 30, 2017.
For the three months ended June 30, 2018, non-GAAP adjusted net loss, which excludes expenses related to stock-based compensation, restructuring plans, non-cash interest obligations under debt obligations, litigation related payments, and amortization of intangible assets, was $45.1 million, or $0.99 per share, compared to non-GAAP adjusted net loss of $57.0 million, or $1.31 per share, for the three months ended June 30, 2017.
For the three months ended June 30, 2018, TYMLOS net product revenues were $22.6 million compared to approximately $1.0 million for the three months ended June 30, 2017.
Radius made a $10.8 million payment to Ipsen in the second quarter pursuant to a final decision in arbitration proceedings with Ipsen, which is reflected in other operating expenses.
Research and development expense for the three months ended June 30, 2018, was $26.3 million compared to $19.7 million for the three months ended June 30, 2017, an increase of $6.7 million, or 34%. This increase was primarily driven by a $4.2 million increase in elacestrant project costs, a $1.4 million increase in abaloparatide-patch project costs, a $1.0 million increase in RAD140 project costs, a $0.4 million increase in abaloparatide-SC project costs, a $0.4 million increase in other project related expenses, and restructuring charges of $0.8 million related to the closure of the Company’s New Jersey office. These increases were partially offset by a $0.9 million decrease in personnel related spending.
For the three months ended June 30, 2018, selling, general and administrative expense was $48.6 million compared to $50.1 million for the three months ended June 30, 2017, a decrease of $1.5 million, or 3%. This decrease was primarily the result of decreases of $1.2 million and $0.8 million in compensation and travel related expenses. These decreases were partially offset by restructuring charges of $0.6 million related to the re-allocation of commercial resources.
Six Months Ended June 30, 2018
For the six months ended June 30, 2018, Radius reported a net loss of $130.4 million, or $2.89 per share, compared to a net loss of $125.4 million, or $2.90 per share, for the six months ended June 30, 2017.
For the six months ended June 30, 2018, non-GAAP adjusted net loss, which excludes expenses related to stock-based compensation, restructuring plans, non-cash interest obligations under debt obligations, litigation related payments, and amortization of intangible assets, was $95.6 million, or $2.12 per share, compared to non-GAAP adjusted net loss of $104.8 million, or $2.42 per share, for the six months ended June 30, 2017.
For the six months ended June 30, 2018, TYMLOS net product revenues were $37.2 million compared to approximately $1.0 million for the six months ended June 30, 2017.
Research and development expense for the six months ended June 30, 2018, was $49.2 million compared to $39.2 million for the six months ended June 30, 2017, an increase of $10.0 million, or 26%. This increase was primarily driven by a $4.8 million increase in elacestrant project costs, a $2.9 million increase in abaloparatide-SC project costs, a $1.5 million increase in abaloparatide-patch project costs, a $1.3 million increase in RAD140 project costs, and restructuring charges of $0.8 million related to the closure of the Company’s New Jersey office. These increases were partially offset by a $0.5 million decrease in other project related expenses.
Selling, general, and administrative expense for the six months ended June 30, 2018, was $96.6 million compared to $88.2 million for the six months ended June 30, 2017, an increase of $8.4 million, or 10%. This increase was primarily the result of increases of $5.4 million and $1.8 million in compensation and travel related expenses, respectively. These increases were partially offset by restructuring charges of $0.6 million related to the re-allocation of commercial resources.
As of June 30, 2018, Radius had $318.5 million in cash, cash equivalents, restricted cash, marketable securities and investments. Based upon our cash, cash equivalents, marketable securities and investments balance as of June 30, 2018, we believe that, prior to the consideration of proceeds from partnering and/or collaboration activities, we have sufficient capital to fund our development plans, U.S. commercial and other operational activities for not less than twelve months from the date of this press release.
Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
(Amounts in thousands, except share and per share amounts)
|June 30,||December 31,|
|Cash and cash equivalents||$||51,441||$||118,564|
|Accounts receivables, net||10,957||4,441|
|Other current assets||1,467||2,191|
|Total current assets||256,897||269,506|
|Property and equipment, net||5,210||6,195|
|LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY|
|Accrued expenses and other current liabilities||45,177||49,512|
|Total current liabilities||47,709||53,427|
|Other non-current liabilities||142||189|
|Common stock, $.0001 par value; 200,000,000 shares authorized, 45,476,455 shares and 44,616,586 shares issued and outstanding at June 30, 2018 and December 31, 2017, respectively||5||4|
|Accumulated other comprehensive loss||(1,290||)||(314||)|
|Total stockholders’ equity||136,759||242,036|
|Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity||$||357,284||$||461,658|
Condensed Consolidated Statement of Operations and Comprehensive Loss –
(Unaudited amounts in thousands, except share and per share amounts)
|Three Months Ended||Six Months Ended|
|June 30,||June 30,|
|Product revenue, net||$||22,629||$||980||$||37,176||$||980|
|Cost of sales – product||1,603||105||2,691||105|
|Cost of sales – intangible amortization||200||–||399||–|
|Research and development||26,324||19,652||49,175||39,179|
|Selling, general, and administrative||48,579||50,121||96,605||88,220|
|Other operating expense||10,801||–||10,801||–|
|Loss from operations||(64,878||)||(68,898||)||(122,495||)||(126,524||)|
|OTHER (EXPENSE) INCOME:|
|Other income (expense)||171||(97||)||66||(17||)|
|OTHER COMPREHENSIVE LOSS:|
|Unrealized gain (loss) from available-for-sale debt securities||192||(32||)||(976||)||(69||)|
|LOSS ATTRIBUTABLE TO COMMON STOCKHOLDERS – BASIC AND DILUTED:||$||(68,882||)||$||(68,438||)||$||(130,437||)||$||(125,377||)|
|LOSS PER SHARE:|
|Basic and diluted||$||(1.52||)||$||(1.58||)||$||(2.89||)||$||(2.90||)|
|WEIGHTED AVERAGE SHARES:|
|Basic and diluted||45,430,678||43,410,053||45,185,588||43,300,243|
Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Financial Information
(Unaudited amounts in thousands, except share and per share amounts)
|Three Months Ended||Six Months Ended|
|June 30,||June 30,|
|Net loss reconciliation:|
|GAAP net loss||$||(68,882||)||$||(68,438||)||$||(130,437||)||$||(125,377||)|
|Stock-based compensation expense||8,020||11,461||15,570||20,533|
|Non-GAAP net loss||$||(45,071||)||$||(56,977||)||$||(95,599||)||$||(104,844||)|
|Reconciliation of diluted loss per share:|
|GAAP loss per share||$||(1.52||)||$||(1.58||)||$||(2.89||)||$||(2.90||)|
|Stock-based compensation expense||0.18||0.27||0.34||0.48|
|Non-GAAP loss per share||$||(0.99||)||$||(1.31||)||$||(2.12||)||$||(2.42||)|
|Reconciliation of shares used in loss per share calculation:|
|GAAP shares used in loss per share||45,430,678||43,410,053||45,185,588||43,300,243|
|Non-GAAP dilutive share adjustments||–||–||–||–|
|Non-GAAP shares used in loss per share||45,430,678||43,410,053||45,185,588||43,300,243|
Webcast and Conference Call
In connection with today’s reporting of Second Quarter Financial Results, Radius will host a conference call and live audio webcast at 8:00 a.m. ET today, August 7, 2018, to discuss the commercial outlook for TYMLOS, review the financial results and provide a Company update.
Conference Call Information:
Date: Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Time: 8:00 a.m. ET
Domestic Dial-in Number: (866) 323-7965
International Dial-in Number: (346) 406-0961
Conference ID: 2768066
Live webcast: https://edge.media-server.com/m6/p/mjedziot
For those unable to participate in the conference call or webcast, a replay will be available from August 7, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. ET and will be archived on the Company’s website for 90 days. To access the replay, dial (855) 859-2056 for U.S. or (404) 537-3406 for International, using conference ID number 2768066.
A live audio webcast of the call can be accessed from the Investors section of the Company’s website, www.radiuspharm.com. The full text of the announcement and financial results will also be available on the Company’s website.
Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures
To supplement our condensed consolidated financial statements, which are prepared and presented in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in the United States (GAAP), we use the following non-GAAP financial measures: non-GAAP adjusted net loss and non-GAAP net loss per share. These non-GAAP financial measures exclude certain amounts or expenses from the corresponding financial measures determined in accordance with GAAP. Management believes this non-GAAP information is useful for investors, taken in conjunction with Radius’ GAAP financial statements, because it provides greater transparency regarding Radius’ operating performance. Management uses these measures, among other factors, to assess and analyze operational results and trends and to make financial and operational decisions. Non-GAAP information is not prepared under a comprehensive set of accounting rules and should only be used to supplement an understanding of Radius’ operating results as reported under GAAP, not in isolation or as a substitute for, or superior to, financial information prepared and presented in accordance with GAAP. In addition, these non-GAAP financial measures are unlikely to be comparable with non-GAAP information provided by other companies. The determination of the amounts that are excluded from non-GAAP financial measures is a matter of management judgment and depends upon, among other factors, the nature of the underlying expense or income amounts. Reconciliations between these non-GAAP financial measures and the most comparable GAAP financial measures for the three and six months ended June 30, 2017 and 2018 are included in the tables accompanying this press release after the unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements.
Radius is a science-driven fully integrated biopharmaceutical company that is committed to developing and commercializing innovative endocrine therapeutics in the areas of osteoporosis and oncology. Radius’ lead product, TYMLOS (abaloparatide) injection, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at high risk for fracture. The Radius clinical pipeline includes an investigational abaloparatide patch for potential use in osteoporosis; the investigational drug elacestrant (RAD1901) for potential use in hormone-receptor positive breast cancer; and the investigational drug RAD140, a non-steroidal, selective androgen receptor modulator (SARM) under investigation for potential use in hormone-receptor positive breast cancer. For more information, please visit www.radiuspharm.com.
About TYMLOS (abaloparatide) injection
TYMLOS (abaloparatide) injection was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at high risk for fracture defined as history of osteoporotic fracture, multiple risk factors for fracture, or patients who have failed or are intolerant to other available osteoporosis therapy. Radius also is developing abaloparatide-patch based on 3M Company’s patented Microstructured Transdermal System technology for potential use as a treatment for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis.
About ACTIVE and ACTIVExtend
The Phase 3 ACTIVE (Abaloparatide Comparator Trial In Vertebral Endpoints) trial was a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, comparative, multicenter, 18 month international study in 2,463 postmenopausal women with osteoporosis designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of abaloparatide-SC 80 mcg to reduce the risk of vertebral and nonvertebral fractures. The results of ACTIVE were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in August of 2016. ACTIVExtend, an extension of ACTIVE, enrolled patients who had completed 18 months of abaloparatide-SC or placebo in ACTIVE to receive up to 24 additional months of open-label alendronate. The results of ACTIVExtend were published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) in May 2018.
About Elacestrant (RAD1901)
Elacestrant is a selective estrogen receptor degrader (SERD), which is being evaluated for potential use as a once daily oral treatment for hormone-receptor positive breast cancer. Elacestrant is currently being investigated for potential use in women with advanced estrogen receptor positive, HER2 negative, breast cancer, the most common form of the disease. Studies completed to date indicate that the compound has the potential for use as a single agent or in combination with other therapies for the treatment of breast cancer.
RAD140 is a non-steroidal selective androgen receptor modulator (SARM). The androgen receptor (AR) is frequently expressed in many estrogen receptor (ER)-positive, ER-negative, and triple-negative breast cancers. Because of its receptor and tissue selectivity, potent activity, oral bioavailability, and long half-life, RAD140 could have clinical potential in the treatment of breast cancer. RAD140 resulted from an internal drug discovery program focused on the androgen receptor pathway and exhibits a differentiated mechanism of action compared to ER-targeted therapy.
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 expectations regarding commercialization of TYMLOS in the U.S., including regarding capturing a share of the U.S. anabolic osteoporosis market and regarding growth of the anabolic market; our efforts to make abaloparatide-SC available outside the U.S.; our expectations regarding our regulatory submissions, including the timing hereof; our expectations regarding our clinical trials, including the design and timing thereof; our entry into potential collaborations, including the timing thereof; the progress in the development of our product candidates, including abaloparatide-patch, elacestrant (RAD1901) and RAD140; each of the statements under the headings “Anticipated Upcoming Milestones,” and “Expected Radius Presentations at Upcoming Conferences in Q3 2018;” the sufficiency of our cash, cash equivalents, restricted cash, marketable securities and investments balance; and the potential clinical uses and therapeutic and other benefits of our product candidates, including abaloparatide-patch, elacestrant and RAD140.
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 our 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, the following: we expect to need to raise additional funding, which may not be available; risks related to raising additional capital; our limited operating history; quarterly fluctuation in our financial results; our dependence on the success of TYMLOS, and our inability to ensure that TYMLOS will obtain regulatory approval outside the U.S. or be successfully commercialized in any market in which it is approved, including as a result of risk related to coverage, pricing and reimbursement; risks related to competitive products and any collaboration agreements failing to be successful; risks related to clinical trials, including our reliance on third parties to conduct key portions of our clinical trials and uncertainty that results will support our product candidate claims; the risk that adverse side effects will be identified during the development of our product candidates or during commercialization, if approved; risks related to manufacturing, supply and distribution; and the risk of litigation or other challenges regarding our intellectual property rights. These and other important risks and uncertainties discussed in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, including under the caption “Risk Factors” in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ending December 31, 2017 and subsequent filings with the SEC, 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 we may elect to update such forward-looking statements at some point in the future, we disclaim any obligation to do so, even if subsequent events cause our views to change. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing our views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.
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