SALT LAKE CITY, May 03, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MYGN), a leader in genetic testing and precision medicine, today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2023. The company also updated its 2023 financial guidance and provided an update on business performance.
“Myriad Genetics had a strong start to 2023, with first quarter revenue growth of 10% year-over-year driven by solid execution and teamwork across our Oncology, Women's Health and Mental Health businesses and our enterprise support services team," said Paul J. Diaz, president and CEO, Myriad Genetics. "We're pleased with ongoing share gains in our hereditary cancer testing franchise, particularly the 32% year-over-year volume growth in Women's Health, driven by competitive account wins and increased adoption by providers of MyRisk for patients whose family history puts them at a higher risk for cancer. We believe first quarter performance reflects Myriad's stronger commercial infrastructure resulting from the improvements made over the last few years, and we are thrilled to be recognized by 86% of our employees as a Great Place To Work®." Mr. Diaz concluded, “We remain confident in our ability to achieve our goal of profitability by the fourth quarter and sustainable 10%+ annual organic growth as we enter 2024 based on our progress."
Financial and Operational Highlights:
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Business Performance and Highlights:
OncologyThe Myriad Genetics Oncology business provides hereditary cancer testing, including the MyRisk® hereditary cancer test for patients who have cancer. It also provides tumor profiling products such as the myChoice® CDx companion diagnostic test, the Prolaris® prostate cancer test, Precise™ Tumor molecular profile test and the EndoPredict® breast cancer prognostic test. The Oncology business delivered revenue of $77.6 million in the first quarter of 2023.
Women’s HealthThe Myriad Genetics Women’s Health business serves women of all ancestries by assessing their risk of cancer and offers prenatal testing solutions for those who are pregnant or planning a family. The Women’s Health business delivered revenue of $71.5 million in the first quarter of 2023.
Mental HealthThe Myriad Genetics Mental Health business consists of the GeneSight test that covers 64 medications commonly prescribed for depression, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and other psychiatric conditions. GeneSight helps physicians understand how genetic alterations impact patient response to antidepressants and other drugs. In the pharmacogenomics category, the GeneSight test recorded revenue of $32.0 million in the first quarter of 2023.
Financial GuidanceBelow is a table with updated Myriad Genetics' fiscal year 2023 financial guidance*:
Myriad Genetics' fiscal year 2023 non-GAAP guidance begins with the comparable GAAP financial measure and excludes the estimated impact of stock-based compensation expense of approximately $40.0 million, non-cash amortization associated with acquisitions of approximately $43.0 million and special items such as costs related to transformation initiatives of approximately $24.0 million and tax adjustments of approximately $8.0 million.
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.
Conference Call and WebcastA conference call will be held today, Wednesday, May 3, 2023, at 4:30 p.m. ET to discuss Myriad Genetics’ financial results and business developments for the first quarter 2023. The dial-in number for domestic callers is 1-800-582-4086. International callers may dial 1-212-231-2905. All callers will be asked to reference reservation number 22026701. An archived replay of the call will be available for seven days by dialing 1-800-633-8284 and entering the reservation number above. The conference call and slide presentation will be available through a live webcast at www.myriad.com.
About Myriad GeneticsMyriad Genetics is a leading genetic testing and precision medicine company dedicated to advancing health and well-being for all. Myriad Genetics provides insights that help people take control of their health and enable healthcare providers to better detect, treat, and prevent disease. Myriad Genetics develops and offers genetic tests that help assess the risk of developing disease or disease progression and guide treatment decisions across medical specialties where critical genetic insights can significantly improve patient care and lower healthcare costs. For more information, visit www.myriad.com.
Myriad, the Myriad logo, BRACAnalysis, BRACAnalysis CDx, Colaris, ColarisAP, MyRisk, Myriad myRisk, MyRisk Hereditary Cancer, myChoice, Tumor BRACAnalysis CDx, MyChoice CDx, Prequel, Prequel with Amplify, Amplify, Foresight, Precise, FirstGene, SneakPeek, SneakPeek Early Gender DNA Test, Health.Illuminated., RiskScore, Prolaris, GeneSight, and EndoPredict are registered trademarks or trademarks of Myriad Genetics, Inc.. All third-party marks—® and ™—are the property of their respective owners. © 2023 Myriad Genetics, Inc. All rights reserved.
Revenue by Product (Unaudited):
Business Units:WH = Women’s HealthONC = OncologyMH = Mental Health
Product Categories:Hereditary Cancer – MyRisk, BRACAnalysis, BRACAnalysis CDxTumor Profiling – myChoice CDx, Prolaris, EndoPredictPrenatal – Foresight, Prequel, SneakPeekPharmacogenomics – GeneSight
Safe Harbor StatementThis press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including the company's fiscal year 2023 financial guidance, the company's goal of profitability by the fourth quarter 2023 and sustainable 10%+ annual organic growth as the company enters 2024, and statements relating to the planned launch of a new hereditary cancer assessment program by Myriad and SimonMed Imaging. These “forward-looking statements” are management’s present expectations of future events as of the date hereof and are subject to a number of known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, conditions, and events to differ materially and adversely from those anticipated. These risks include, but are not limited to: the risk that sales and profit margins of the company’s existing tests may decline or that the company may not be able to operate its business on a profitable basis; risks related to the company’s ability to achieve certain revenue growth targets and generate sufficient revenue from its existing product portfolio or in launching and commercializing new tests to be profitable; risks related to changes in governmental or private insurers’ coverage and reimbursement levels for the company’s tests or the company’s ability to obtain reimbursement for its new tests at comparable levels to its existing tests; risks related to increased competition and the development of new competing tests; continued uncertainties associated with COVID-19, including its possible effects on the company's operations and the demand for its products; the risk that the company may be unable to develop or achieve commercial success for additional tests in a timely manner, or at all; the risk that the company may not successfully develop new markets or channels for its tests, including the company’s ability to successfully generate substantial revenue outside the United States; the risk that licenses to the technology underlying the company’s tests and any future tests are terminated or cannot be maintained on satisfactory terms; risks related to delays or other problems with constructing and operating the company’s laboratory testing facilities; risks related to public concern over genetic testing in general or the company’s 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 the company’s ability to obtain new corporate collaborations or licenses and acquire or develop new technologies or businesses on satisfactory terms, if at all; risks related to the company’s ability to successfully integrate and derive benefits from any technologies or businesses that it licenses, acquires or develops; the risk that the company is not able to secure additional financing to fund its business, if needed, in a timely manner or on favorable terms, if it all; risks related to the company’s projections about the potential market opportunity for the company’s current and future products; the risk that the company or its licensors may be unable to protect or that third parties will infringe the proprietary technologies underlying the company’s tests; the risk of patent-infringement claims or challenges to the validity of the company’s patents; risks related to changes in intellectual property laws covering the company’s tests, or patents or enforcement, in the United States and foreign countries; risks related to security breaches, loss of data and other disruptions, including from cyberattacks; risks of new, changing and competitive technologies in the United States and internationally and that the company may not be able to keep pace with the rapid technology changes in its industry, or properly leverage new technologies to achieve or sustain competitive advantages in its products; the risk that the company may be unable to comply with financial operating covenants under the company’s credit or lending agreements; risks related to the company’s inability to achieve and maintain effective disclosure controls and procedures and internal control over financial reporting; risks related to current and future investigations, claims or lawsuits, including derivative claims, product or professional liability claims, and risks related to the amount of the company's insurance coverage limits and scope of insurance coverage with respect thereto; and other factors discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” contained in Item 1A of the company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on March 1, 2023, 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. Myriad is not under any obligation, and it expressly disclaims any obligation, to update or alter any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise except as required by law.
Statement regarding use of non-GAAP financial measuresIn 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 schedules below and a description of the adjustments made to the GAAP financial measures is included at the end of the schedules.
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.
Following is a description of the adjustments made to GAAP financial measures: