SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MYGN) today announced financial results for its fiscal fourth-quarter 2016, provided an update on recent business highlights and provided fiscal first-quarter 2017 and fiscal year 2017 financial guidance.
"Fourth-quarter performance met our expectations, and we continue to make substantial progress on advancing our product portfolio and growing Myriad into a larger, more diversified personalized medicine company," said Mark C. Capone, president and CEO of Myriad. "Myriad is on track to deliver on its five year strategic goals. We continue to be the worldwide leader in hereditary cancer testing, and our portfolio diversification efforts are accelerating with substantive volume growth and reimbursement for new commercial products, pivotal validations for our pipeline products, the acquisitions of Assurex Health and Sividon, and significant international expansion. Given the multibillion dollar market opportunity for our portfolio, we remain confident that we can deliver better health outcomes for patients and significant long-term value for shareholders."
Fiscal Year 2017 and Fiscal First-Quarter 2017 Financial GuidanceBelow is a table summarizing Myriad's fiscal year 2017 and fiscal first-quarter 2017 financial guidance:
Myriad's fiscal year 2017 financial guidance includes the impact of the Assurex Health acquisition which Myriad expects to close at the end of the fiscal first-quarter 2017.
These projections are forward-looking statements and are subject to the risks summarized in the safe harbor statement at the end of this press release. The Company will provide further details on its business outlook during its conference call today to discuss the fiscal fourth-quarter financial results and fiscal year 2017 and fiscal first-quarter 2017 financial guidance.
Conference Call and WebcastA conference call will be held today, Tuesday, August 9, 2016, at 4:30 p.m. EDT to discuss Myriad's financial results for the fiscal fourth-quarter, business developments and financial guidance. The dial-in number for domestic callers is (800) 698-1231. International callers may dial (303) 223-4380. All callers will be asked to reference reservation number 21814778. An archived replay of the call will be available for seven days by dialing (800) 633-8284 and entering the reservation number above. The conference call along with a slide presentation will also will be available through a live webcast at www.myriad.com.
About Myriad GeneticsMyriad Genetics Inc., is a leading personalized medicine company dedicated to being a trusted advisor transforming patient lives worldwide with pioneering molecular diagnostics. Myriad discovers and commercializes molecular diagnostic tests that: determine the risk of developing disease, accurately diagnose disease, assess the risk of disease progression, and guide treatment decisions across six major medical specialties where molecular diagnostics can significantly improve patient care and lower healthcare costs. Myriad is focused on three strategic imperatives: transitioning and expanding its hereditary cancer testing markets, diversifying its product portfolio through the introduction of new products and increasing the revenue contribution from international markets. For more information on how Myriad is making a difference, please visit the Company's website: www.myriad.com.
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Safe Harbor StatementThis press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements relating to the Company's continued substantial progress on advancing our product portfolio and growing the Company into a larger, more diversified personalized medicine company; the Company being on track to deliver on its five year strategic goals; the Company's continued status as the worldwide leader in hereditary cancer testing; the Company's portfolio diversification efforts being accelerated with substantive volume growth and reimbursement for new commercial products; pivotal validations for the Company's pipeline products; the Company's significant international expansion; the Company's confidence that the Company can deliver better health outcomes for patients and significant long-term value for shareholders; the Company's anticipated launch of EndoPredict in the United States in the second half of fiscal year 2017; the anticipated acquisition of Assurex Health; the Company's fiscal first quarter 2017 and fiscal full year 2017 financial guidance under the caption "Fiscal Year 2017 and Fiscal First-Quarter 2017 Financial Guidance"; and the Company's strategic directives under the caption "About Myriad Genetics." These "forward-looking statements" are based on management's current expectations of future events and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially and adversely from those described or implied in the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: the risk that sales and profit margins of our existing molecular diagnostic tests and pharmaceutical and clinical services may decline or will not continue to increase at historical rates; risks related to our ability to transition from our existing product portfolio to our new tests, including unexpected costs and delays; risks related to changes in the governmental or private insurers' reimbursement levels for our tests or our ability to obtain reimbursement for our new tests at comparable levels to our existing tests; risks related to increased competition and the development of new competing tests and services; the risk that we may be unable to develop or achieve commercial success for additional molecular diagnostic tests and pharmaceutical and clinical services in a timely manner, or at all; the risk that we may not successfully develop new markets for our molecular diagnostic tests and pharmaceutical and clinical services, including our ability to successfully generate revenue outside the United States; the risk that licenses to the technology underlying our molecular diagnostic tests and pharmaceutical and clinical services tests and any future tests are terminated or cannot be maintained on satisfactory terms; risks related to delays or other problems with operating our laboratory testing facilities; risks related to public concern over our genetic testing in general or our tests in particular; risks related to regulatory requirements or enforcement in the United States and foreign countries and changes in the structure of the healthcare system or healthcare payment systems; risks related to our ability to obtain new corporate collaborations or licenses and acquire new technologies or businesses on satisfactory terms, if at all; risks related to our ability to successfully integrate and derive benefits from any technologies or businesses that we license or acquire, including but not limited to our acquisition of a healthcare clinic in Germany and Sividon Diagnostic and our planned acquisition of Assurex Health; risks related to our projections about our business, results of operations and financial condition; risks related to the potential market opportunity for our products; the risk that we or our licensors may be unable to protect or that third parties will infringe the proprietary technologies underlying our tests; the risk of patent-infringement claims or challenges to the validity of our patents; risks related to changes in intellectual property laws covering our molecular diagnostic tests and pharmaceutical and clinical services and patents or enforcement in the United States and foreign countries, such as the Supreme Court decision in the lawsuit brought against us by the Association for Molecular Pathology et al; risks of new, changing and competitive technologies and regulations in the United States and internationally; and other factors discussed under the heading "Risk Factors" contained in Item 1A of our Annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015, which has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as any updates to those risk factors filed from time to time in our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q or Current Reports on Form 8-K.
Statement regarding use of non-GAAP financial measures
In this press release, the Company's financial results and financial guidance are provided in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States (GAAP) and using certain non-GAAP financial measures. Management believes that presentation of operating results using non-GAAP financial measures provides useful supplemental information to investors and facilitates the analysis of the Company's core operating results and comparison of operating results across reporting periods. Management also uses non-GAAP financial measures to establish budgets and to manage the Company's business. A reconciliation of the GAAP financial results to non-GAAP financial results is included in the attached financial statements.
Following is a description of the adjustments made to GAAP financial measures:
The Company encourages investors to carefully consider its results under GAAP, as well as its supplemental non-GAAP information and the reconciliation between these presentations, to more fully understand its business. Non-GAAP financial results are reported in addition to, and not as a substitute for, or superior to, financial measures calculated in accordance with GAAP.
Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP for Fiscal Year 2017 and Fiscal First-Quarter 2017 Financial Guidance
The Company's future performance and financial results are subject to risks and uncertainties, and actual results could differ materially from guidance set forth below. Some of the factors that could affect the Company's financial results are stated in the safe harbor statement of this press release. More information on potential factors that could affect the Company's financial results are included under the heading "Risk Factors" contained in Item 1A in the Company's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as any updates to those risk factors filed from time to time in the Company's Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q or Current Reports on Form 8-K.
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