Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Feb 10, 2014

Momenta Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2013 Financial Results

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:MNTA) today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2013.

For the fourth quarter of 2013, the company reported a net loss of $(30.1) million, or $(0.59) per share, compared to a net loss of $(17.7) million, or $(0.35) per share for the same period in 2012. For the year ended December 31, 2013, the company reported a net loss of $(108.4) million, or $(2.13) per share, compared to a net loss of ($58.6) million, or $(1.16) per share, for the same period in 2012. At December 31, 2013, the company had cash, cash equivalents, and marketable securities of $245.7 million compared to $340.6 million at December 31, 2012.

"We successfully executed on our 2013 corporate objectives and in doing so we have paved the way for value creation across our three businesses," said Craig A. Wheeler, President and Chief Executive Officer of Momenta Pharmaceuticals. "In 2014, we continue to work towards FDA approval and commercial launch of M356, a generic version of Copaxone®, and we look forward to making a new affordable option available to patients. For our biosimilars business, we are projecting to achieve multiple development milestones, and we are planning to advance M402 in the clinic."

Fourth Quarter Highlights and Recent Events

Complex Generics Business:
M356, generic version of Copaxone® (Glatiramer Acetate Injection)

Enoxaparin Sodium Injection

Biosimilar and Potentially Interchangeable Biologics Business:

Novel Drug Business:
M402 novel oncology candidate

Sialylation Technology Research

Other Research

Fourth Quarter and Year End 2013 Financial Results
Total revenues for the fourth quarter of 2013 were $12.8 million (including enoxaparin product revenue of $4.9 million), compared to $12.7 million (including enoxaparin product revenue of $10.8 million) for the same period in 2012. Sandoz reported fourth quarter 2013 enoxaparin net sales of $51 million versus $85 million for the fourth quarter 2012. The decrease in enoxaparin product revenue reflects lower prices, as well as decreased unit sales due to lower market share. For the year ended December 31, 2013, total revenue was $35.5 million, compared to $63.9 million for 2012, also due to lower enoxaparin prices and market share resulting from increased competition.

Collaborative research and development revenue for the fourth quarter of 2013 was $7.8 million, compared to $1.9 million in the same quarter last year. For the year ended December 31, 2013, collaborative research and development revenues were $18.8 million, compared to $9.1 million for the year ended 2012. The increases in both periods are due to an increase of reimbursable M923 expenses incurred in connection with the Baxter collaboration.

Research and development expenses for the fourth quarter of 2013 were $32.2 million, compared to $21.5 million for the same period in 2012. The increase of $10.7 million in research and development expenses from the fourth quarter of 2012 to the fourth quarter of 2013 resulted from an increase of $7.2 million in biosimilars process development and research costs, $1.5 million in personnel expenses and $1.6 million in facilities-related expenses. For the year ended December 31, 2013, research and development expenses were $104.0 million, compared to $80.3 million for the year ended 2012. The increase of $23.7 million in research and development expenses from 2012 to 2013 resulted from an increase of $14.7 million in biosimilar process development and research costs, $6.4 million in personnel and facilities-related expenses, and $1.3 million in professional fees.

General and administrative expenses for the quarter ended December 31, 2013, were $10.8 million, compared with $9.4 million for the same period in 2012. For the year ended December 31, 2013, general and administrative expenses were $41.1 million, compared to $43.7 million for the year ended 2012. The increase in the fourth quarter of 2013 and the decrease from 2012 to 2013 was primarily due to the timing of legal fees related to patent litigation.

At December 31, 2013, Momenta had $245.7 million in cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities. This cash position excludes restricted cash of $20.7 million, of which $17.5 million is reserved as collateral for a security bond related to enoxaparin legal proceedings, and $3.2 million for letters of credit related to the company's two leased facilities.

Financial Guidance
Today, Momenta provided guidance that its 2014 total operating expenses, excluding stock-based compensation and net of collaborative revenues, are expected to average $30 to $32 million per quarter. For 2014, Momenta is projecting that its net cash usage, excluding revenue from the potential launch of M356, will average approximately $30 million per quarter, with quarterly cash burn in the second half of 2014 partially offset by an expected $19 million from milestone payments earned under the Baxter collaboration.

Conference Call Information
Management will host a conference call and webcast today at 10:00 am ET to discuss these results and provide an update on the company. A live webcast of the conference call may be accessed on the "Investors" section of the company's website, www.momentapharma.com. Please go to the site at least 15 minutes prior to the call in order to register, download, and install any necessary software. An archived version of the webcast will be posted on the Momenta website approximately two hours after the call and will be available through March 10, 2014.

To access the call you may also dial (877) 224-9084 (domestic) or (720) 545-0022 (international) prior to the scheduled conference call time and provide the access code 42665842. A replay of the call will be available approximately two hours after the conclusion of the call and will be accessible through February 24, 2014. To access the replay, please dial (855) 859-2056 (domestic) or (404) 537-3406 (international) and provide the access code 42665842.

About Momenta
Momenta Pharmaceuticals is a biotechnology company specializing in the detailed structural analysis of complex mixture drugs and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA. Momenta is applying its technology to the development of generic versions of complex drugs, biosimilar and potentially interchangeable biologics, and to the discovery and development of novel products

To receive additional information about Momenta, please visit the website at www.momentapharma.com, which does not form a part of this press release.

Forward Looking Statements
Statements in this press release regarding management's future expectations, beliefs, intentions, goals, strategies, plans or prospects, the Company's revenue, expenses, including total operating expenses for 2014, comments regarding fourth quarter revenue as indicative of future enoxaparin revenue, potential approval and launch of M356, anticipated achievement of development milestones, including milestones under the Baxter collaboration in 2014, and cash usage, and other results of operations, our expected product development and collaboration milestones and timing for clinical and non-clinical results, our plans for future research and development investment, and our other product development plans and expectations constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as "anticipate," "believe," "could," "could increase the likelihood," "hope," "target," "project," "goals," "potential," "predict," "might," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "is planned," "may," "should," "will," "will enable," "would be expected," "look forward," "may provide," "would" or similar terms, variations of such terms or the negative of those terms. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors referred to in the company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for quarter ended September 30, 2013 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the section "Risk Factors," as well as other documents that may be filed by Momenta from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. As a result of such risks, uncertainties and factors, the Company's actual results may differ materially from any future results, performance or achievements discussed in or implied by the forward-looking statements contained herein. Momenta is providing the information in this press release as of this date and assumes no obligations to update the information included in this press release or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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MOMENTA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
(in thousands)
     
  December 31, December 31,
  2013 2012
Assets    
Cash and marketable securities  $ 245,682  $ 340,603
Accounts receivable 13,095 10,811
Restricted cash 20,719 19,971
Other assets 37,319 35,244
Total assets  $ 316,815  $ 406,629
Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity    
Current liabilities  $ 21,942  $ 18,161
Deferred revenue, net of current portion 24,024 27,269
Other long-term liabilities 1,012 712
Stockholders' equity 269,837 360,487
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity  $ 316,815  $ 406,629
 
MOMENTA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Unaudited Condensed Statements of Comprehensive Loss
(in thousands, except per share amounts)
         
  Three Months Ended Year Ended
  December 31, December 31,
  2013 2012 2013 2012
Collaboration revenues:        
Product revenue  $ 4,903  $ 10,812  $ 16,701  $ 54,772
Research and development revenues 7,847 1,916 18,764 9,149
Total collaboration revenue 12,750 12,728 35,465 63,921
         
Operating expenses:        
Research and development* 32,238 21,540 103,999 80,345
General and administrative* 10,848 9,373 41,057 43,682
Total operating expenses 43,086 30,913 145,056 124,027
         
Operating loss (30,336) (18,185) (109,591) (60,106)
         
Other income (expense):        
Interest income 214 288 950 1,238
Other income 60 220 233 220
Total other income 274 508 1,183 1,458
         
Net loss $ (30,062) $ (17,677) $ (108,408) $ (58,648)
         
Net loss per share:        
Basic  $ (0.59)  $ (0.35)  $ (2.13)  $ (1.16)
Diluted  $ (0.59)  $ (0.35)  $ (2.13)  $ (1.16)
         
Weighted average shares outstanding:        
Basic 51,185 50,547 50,907 50,411
Diluted 51,185 50,547 50,907 50,411
         
Comprehensive loss  $ (30,157)  $ (17,737)  $ (108,494)  $ (58,456)
         
         
*Includes the following share-based compensation expense:        
Research and development  $ 1,551  $ 1,515  $ 5,520  $ 5,832
General and administrative  $ 1,916  $ 1,937  $ 7,302  $ 7,880
CONTACT: Lora Pike

         Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

         lpike@momentapharma.com

         (617) 395-5189
Source: Momenta Pharmaceuticals

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