Vanda Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year
2020 Financial Results
•Q4 2020 total revenues grew to $67.7 million, an 11% increase compared to Q4 2019
•Full year 2020 total revenues grew to $248.2 million, a 9% increase compared to 2019
•Full year 2021 total revenues expected to be between $270 million and $300 million, an increase of approximately 15% compared to 2020
•End of year 2021 Cash expected to be greater than $400 million
WASHINGTON – February 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) (Nasdaq: VNDA) today announced financial and operational results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2020.
“I am very proud of the significant accomplishments we realized during this challenging year,” said Mihael H. Polymeropoulos, M.D., President and CEO of Vanda. “As we look forward to the new year, it is worth noting some of our significant accomplishments from 2020: Vanda achieved record commercial revenue despite extraordinary difficulty in the field, which we believe is a testament to the value our products bring to patients; HETLIOZ® received FDA approval for nighttime sleep disturbances in patients with Smith-Magenis Syndrome; our tradipitant gastroparesis Phase III study continued recruitment; the FDA approved individual Expanded Access to tradipitant for multiple gastroparesis patients; we launched the tradipitant study for COVID-19 pneumonia; the FDA approved the Investigational New Drug application for VSJ-110 in allergic conjunctivitis; the United States Supreme Court affirmed the patent ruling on Fanapt®; and our research and development efforts advanced the clinical programs for our commercial assets as well as those in our pipeline. We look forward to another great year of accomplishments, including further revenue growth, the commercial launch of HETLIOZ® in patients with Smith-Magenis Syndrome, and the results of the tradipitant Phase III study in gastroparesis, to highlight a few.”
Key Financial and Corporate Highlights
Fourth Quarter of 2020
•Total net product sales from HETLIOZ® and Fanapt® were $67.7 million in the fourth quarter of 2020, an 11% increase compared to $60.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2019.
•HETLIOZ® net product sales were $44.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2020, a 14% increase compared to $38.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2019.
•Fanapt® net product sales were $23.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2020, a 5% increase compared to $22.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2019.
•Income before taxes was $10.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2020 compared to $5.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2019.
Full Year 2020
•Total net product sales from HETLIOZ® and Fanapt® were $248.2 million for the full year 2020, a 9% increase compared to $227.2 million for the full year 2019.
•HETLIOZ® net product sales were $160.7 million for the full year 2020, a 12% increase compared to $143.0 million for the full year 2019.
•Fanapt® net product sales were $87.5 million for the full year 2020, a 4% increase compared to $84.2 million for the full year 2019.
•Income before taxes was $31.7 million for the full year 2020 compared to $29.0 million for the full year 2019.
•Cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities (Cash) was $367.7 million as of December 31, 2020, representing an increase to Cash of $55.6 million compared to December 31, 2019.
Key Product and Pipeline Highlights
Vanda is encouraged by the strength of its commercial performance during the fourth quarter of 2020. Vanda continues to implement marketing and sales strategies aimed at supporting growth and minimizing the impact of disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, including the Fanapt® for schizophrenia direct-to-consumer campaign, which was launched in 2020. Vanda is continuing its activities to support and facilitate the treatment of individuals in the U.S. living with Smith-Magenis Syndrome (SMS), and is committed to its awareness campaign and the support of patients suffering with Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Disorder.
•The gastroparesis Phase III clinical study (VP-VLY-686-3301) is ongoing. The study has a target enrollment of 200 randomized patients and is expected to complete enrollment in the first half of 2021, with a New Drug Application (NDA) filing projected in the second half of 2021.
•The COVID-19 pneumonia Phase III clinical study (ODYSSEY VLY-686-3501) is ongoing.
•In December 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved HETLIOZ® capsule and liquid formulations for the treatment of adults and children, respectively, with nighttime sleep disturbances in SMS.1 HETLIOZ® capsules, for adults with SMS, were immediately available after approval and the HETLIOZ LQTM liquid formulation, for children with SMS, is expected to be available in the first quarter of 2021. SMS is estimated to affect 1/15,000-25,000 births in the U.S.2 HETLIOZ® is the first and only FDA approved medication for patients with SMS.
•A Phase III clinical study for HETLIOZ® in delayed sleep phase disorder (DSPD) is expected to be initiated in the first quarter of 2021.
•A clinical development program for HETLIOZ® in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is expected to be initiated in the first quarter of 2021.
•Development of the long acting injectable (LAI) formulation of Fanapt® is ongoing.
•A clinical program for Fanapt® in Parkinson's disease psychosis (PDP) is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2021.
GAAP Financial Results
Income before taxes was $10.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2020 compared to $5.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2019. Net income was $8.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2020 compared to net income of $4.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2019. Diluted net income per share was $0.15 in the fourth quarter of 2020 compared to diluted net income per share of $0.08 in the fourth quarter of 2019.
Income before taxes was $31.7 million for the full year 2020 compared to $29.0 million for the full year 2019. Net income was $23.3 million for the full year 2020 compared to net income of $115.6 million for the full year 2019. The full year 2019 net income of $115.6 million and the 2019 income tax benefit of $86.5 million include the favorable impact of the release of Vanda’s deferred tax asset valuation allowance.
Diluted net income per share was $0.42 for the full year 2020 compared to diluted net income per share of $2.11 for the full year 2019.
2021 Financial Guidance
Vanda expects to achieve the following financial objectives in 2021:
Full Year 2021
|Full Year 2021|
|Total revenues||$270 to $300 million|
HETLIOZ® net product sales
|$180 to $200 million|
Fanapt® net product sales
|$90 to $100 million|
|Year-end 2021 Cash||Greater than $400 million|
Vanda has scheduled a conference call for today, Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at 4:30 PM ET. During the call, Vanda’s management will discuss the fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results and other corporate activities. Investors can call 1-866-688-9426 (domestic) or 1-409-216-0816 (international) and use passcode number 3557867. A replay of the call will be available on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, beginning at 7:30 PM ET and will be accessible until Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 7:30 PM ET. The replay call-in number is 1-855-859-2056 for domestic callers and 1-404-537-3406 for international callers. The passcode number is 3557867.
The conference call will be broadcast simultaneously on Vanda’s website, www.vandapharma.com. Investors should click on the Investors tab and are advised to go to the website at least 15 minutes early to register, download, and install any necessary software or presentations. The call will also be archived on Vanda’s website for a period of 30 days.
1. Refer to Company press release titled "FDA Approves HETLIOZ® (tasimelteon) for the Treatment of Nighttime Sleep Disturbances in Smith-Magenis Syndrome" issued on December 1, 2020. https://vandapharmaceuticalsinc.gcs-web.com/node/14306/pdf
2. Orphanet ORPHA number 819.
About Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Vanda is a leading global biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies to address high unmet medical needs and improve the lives of patients. For more on Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc., please visit www.vandapharma.com and follow us on Twitter @vandapharma.
CAUTIONARY NOTE REGARDING FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
Various statements in this press release, including, but not limited to, the guidance provided under “2021 Financial Guidance” above and statements regarding Vanda’s revenue expectations for 2021, the commercial launch of HETLIOZ® for the treatment of patients with SMS, Vanda's marketing and sales strategies, the expected availability of the HETLIOZ LQTM liquid formulation and the clinical development and regulatory timelines for tradipitant, HETLIOZ® and Fanapt®, are “forward-looking statements” under the securities laws. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based upon current expectations and assumptions that involve risks, changes in circumstances and uncertainties. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those reflected in Vanda’s forward-looking statements include, among others, Vanda's assumptions regarding its ability to continue to grow its business in the U.S., the ability of Vanda’s third-party manufacturer to timely provide Vanda with a supply of the HETLIOZ LQTM liquid formulation, and Vanda's ability to complete the clinical development and obtain regulatory approval for tradipitant in the treatment of gastroparesis and COVID-19 pneumonia, HETLIOZ® in the treatment of DSPD and ASD, Fanapt® LAI in the treatment of schizophrenia, and Fanapt® in the treatment of PDP. Therefore, no assurance can be given that the actual results or developments anticipated by Vanda will be realized or, even if substantially realized, that they will have the expected consequences to, or effects on, Vanda. Therefore, no assurance can be given that the outcomes stated in such forward-looking statements and estimates will be achieved. Forward-looking statements in this press release should be evaluated together with the various risks and uncertainties that affect Vanda’s business and market, particularly those identified in the “Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements”, “Risk Factors” and “Management’s Discussion and Analysis
of Financial Condition and Results of Operations” sections of Vanda’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019, as updated by Vanda’s subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, Current Reports on Form 8-K and other filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which are available at www.sec.gov.
All written and verbal forward-looking statements attributable to Vanda or any person acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements contained or referred to herein. Vanda cautions investors not to rely too heavily on the forward-looking statements Vanda makes or that are made on its behalf. The information in this press release is provided only as of the date of this press release, and Vanda undertakes no obligation, and specifically declines any obligation, to update or revise publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.
VANDA PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
(in thousands, except for share and per share amounts)
| ||Three Months Ended||Twelve Months Ended|
| ||December 31|
HETLIOZ® net product sales
|$||44,171 ||$||38,599 ||$||160,686 ||$||142,980 |
Fanapt® net product sales
|23,482 ||22,331 ||87,482 ||84,208 |
|Total revenues||67,653 ||60,930 ||248,168 ||227,188 |
|Cost of goods sold excluding amortization||6,412 ||6,225 ||23,364 ||24,488 |
|Research and development||14,849 ||13,074 ||55,577 ||48,649 |
|Selling, general and administrative||35,571 ||37,018 ||140,510 ||129,736 |
|Intangible asset amortization||370 ||370 ||1,478 ||1,505 |
|Total operating expenses||57,202 ||56,687 ||220,929 ||204,378 |
|Income from operations||10,451 ||4,243 ||27,239 ||22,810 |
|Other income||473 ||1,567 ||4,416 ||6,218 |
|Income before income taxes||10,924 ||5,810 ||31,655 ||29,028 |
|Provision (benefit) for income taxes||2,734 ||1,594 ||8,318 ||(86,525)|
|Net income||$||8,190 ||$||4,216 ||$||23,337 ||$||115,553 |
Net income per share, basic
|$||0.15 ||$||0.08 ||$||0.43 ||$||2.17 |
|Net income per share, diluted||$||0.15 ||$||0.08 ||$||0.42 ||$||2.11 |
Weighted average shares outstanding, basic
|54,731,042 ||53,389,950 ||54,427,683 ||53,137,562 |
|Weighted average shares outstanding, diluted||55,596,697 ||54,973,952 ||55,190,802 ||54,847,060 |
VANDA PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
|Cash and cash equivalents||$||61,031 ||$||45,072 |
|Marketable securities||306,709 ||267,057 |
|Accounts receivable, net||30,036 ||26,367 |
|Inventory||1,280 ||1,140 |
|Prepaid expenses and other current assets||10,089 ||14,500 |
|Total current assets||409,145 ||354,136 |
|Property and equipment, net||4,136 ||3,864 |
|Operating lease right-of-use assets||10,459 ||11,180 |
|Intangible assets, net||21,559 ||23,037 |
|Deferred tax assets||81,516 ||87,680 |
|Non-current inventory and other||6,641 ||3,851 |
|Total assets||$||533,456 ||$||483,748 |
|LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY|
|Accounts payable and accrued liabilities||$||31,509 ||$||27,590 |
|Product revenue allowances||34,427 ||31,915 |
|Total current liabilities||65,936 ||59,505 |
|Operating lease non-current liabilities||11,497 ||12,455 |
|Other non-current liabilities||2,757 ||843 |
|Total liabilities||80,190 ||72,803 |
|Common stock||55 ||54 |
Additional paid-in capital
|650,300 ||631,307 |
|Accumulated other comprehensive income||239 ||249 |
|Total stockholders’ equity||453,266 ||410,945 |
|Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity||$||533,456 ||$||483,748 |
AJ Jones II
Chief Corporate Affairs and Communications Officer
Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Elizabeth Van Every
Head of Corporate Affairs
Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc.
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