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Pulmatrix Reports Q3 2019 Results

LEXINGTON, Mass., Nov. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Pulmatrix, Inc. (NASDAQ: PULM) today reports its third quarter results.

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Q3 2019 Highlights

Pulmatrix achieved clinical and business milestones which reflect the Company's progress. These milestones include the following:

  • Received regulatory approval for Poland and India to commence patient enrollment in its Pulmazole Phase 2 clinical trial – Pulmatrix now has approval in each country that has a clinical trial site
  • Received US Patent (Pat. No. 10376465) Covering iSPERSE Formulations for Pulmazole Program 

"We are excited with the Pulmazole program momentum over the past quarter. With regulatory approval to commence patient enrollment now achieved in all countries, we activated 12 additional study sites in the third quarter and anticipate increased patient enrollments from the 19 study sites now active," said Ted Raad, chief executive officer of Pulmatrix. "In addition to the Pulmazole program progress, we continue to advance the PUR1800 program towards a Phase 1b study start in first half of 2020. Both the Pulmazole Phase 2 and the PUR1800 Phase 1b studies are fully funded with data read-outs expected in the second half of 2020."

Financials

As of September 30, 2019, Pulmatrix had $27.9 million in cash, compared to $2.6 million as of December 31, 2018.  In April 2019, Pulmatrix completed a financing that resulted in $16.6 million of total gross proceeds and executed a Definitive Agreement with Cipla for the co-development and commercialization of Pulmazole.  In early May 2019, Pulmatrix received a $22 million upfront payment from Cipla. Following the completion of the initiated Phase 2 clinical trial, Pulmatrix and Cipla will equally share costs related to the future development and commercialization of Pulmazole and will equally share worldwide free cash flow from future sales of Pulmazole.

Pulmatrix generated $1.4 million of revenue in the third quarter of 2019, compared to no revenues in the third quarter of 2018. The revenue for the third quarter of 2019 was the result of the recognition of income pursuant to the Cipla Agreement.

Research and development expenses for the third quarter of 2019 were $3.3 million, compared to $3.1 million for the same period last year. The increase was primarily due to increased clinical development costs on the Pulmazole project, partially offset by decreases in clinical development costs on the PUR1800 project and decreased employment costs. General and administrative expenses for the both third quarter of 2019 and for the third quarter of 2018 were $1.8 million.

Net loss was $3.6 million for the third quarter of 2019 and $4.8 million for the third quarter of 2018. The reduction in net loss was primarily due to the increase in revenue recognized.

About Pulmatrix  
Pulmatrix is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative inhaled therapies to address serious pulmonary disease using its patented iSPERSE™ technology. The Company's proprietary product pipeline is focused on advancing treatments for serious lung diseases, including Pulmazole, an inhaled anti-fungal for patients with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis ("ABPA"), and PUR1800, a narrow spectrum kinase inhibitor for patients with obstructive lung diseases including asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ("COPD"). Pulmatrix's product candidates are based on iSPERSE™, its proprietary engineered dry powder delivery platform, which seeks to improve therapeutic delivery to the lungs by maximizing local concentrations and reducing systemic side effects to improve patient outcomes.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
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Financial Tables to Follow

 

 

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(in thousands, except share and per share data)



At September 30,
2019


At December 31,
2018


(unaudited)



Assets




Current assets:




Cash

$               27,879


$                2,563

Prepaid expenses and other current assets

960


717





Total current assets

28,839


3,280

Property and equipment, net

305


394

Long-term restricted cash

204


204

Goodwill

3,577


10,845





Total assets

$               32,925


$              14,723





Liabilities and stockholders' equity




Current liabilities:




Accounts payable

$                 1,159


$                1,183

Accrued expenses

1,265


1,696

Deferred revenue

9,304


---





Total current liabilities

11,728


2,879

Deferred revenue, net of current portion

6,471


---





Total liabilities

18,199


2,879





Stockholders' equity:




Common stock, $0.0001 par value — 200,000,000 shares authorized;
  19,994,560 and 4,932,723 shares issued and outstanding at June 30, 2019
  and December 31, 2018, respectively

2


-

Additional paid-in capital

225,844


206,409

Accumulated deficit

(211,120 )


(194,565 )





Total stockholders' equity

14,726


11,844





Total liabilities and stockholders' equity

$               32,925


$              14,723

 

 

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED RESULTS OF OPERATIONS

(unaudited)

(in thousands, except share and per share data)



For the Three Months Ended
September 30,


2019


2018

Revenues

$             1,406


$                   —





Operating expenses




Research and development

3,297


3,056

General and administrative

1,785


1,769





Total operating expenses

5,082


4,825





Loss from operations

(3,676)


(4,825)

Interest income

121


8

Other income


1





Net loss

$           (3,555)


$           (4,816)





Net loss per share attributable to common stockholders, basic and diluted

$              (0.18)


$             (1.03)





Weighted average shares used to compute basic and diluted net loss per
share attributable to common stockholders

20,294,560


4,610,205

 

Investor Contact   
Timothy McCarthy, CFA
212.915.2564
tim@lifesciadvisors.com                                                                                                                       

 

SOURCE Pulmatrix, Inc.


 
 
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