T2 Biosystems Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2022 Financial Results
[March 13, 2023]
T2 Biosystems Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2022 Financial Results
LEXINGTON, Mass., March 13, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- T2 Biosystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTOO) (the “Company”), a leader in the rapid detection of sepsis-causing pathogens and antibiotic resistance genes, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2022.
Recent Commercial and Financial Highlights
Achieved full year 2022 total revenue of $22.3 million, including product revenue of $11.3 million and research contribution revenue of $11.0 million.
Achieved record full year 2022 sepsis and related product revenue of $8.4 million, representing growth of 17% compared to 2021, and record fourth quarter sepsis test revenue in the U.S.
Achieved record full year 2022 sepsis-driven T2Dx® Instrument placements, totaling 51 contracts, consisting of 27 from the U.S. and 24 from outside the U.S.
Achieved fourth quarter total revenue of $5.5 million, including product revenue of $2.2 million and research contribution revenue of $3.3 million.
Strengthened the balance sheet in February 2023 by completing a public offering generating $12.0 million of gross proceeds.
Recent Pipeline and Clinical Highlights
Advanced U.S. clinical trial for the T2Resistance® Panel and completed the U.S. clinical trial for the T2Biothreat™ Panel, demonstrating high sensitivity and specificity exceeding target performance requirements.
Initiated studies to expand the T2Bacteria® Panel to include detection of Acinetobacter baumannii, the tenth most common sepsis causing pathogen that has a crude ICU mortality rate of 34.0% to 43.4%.
Received FDA Breakthrough Device Designation and the LymeX Award for the T2Lyme™ Panel, and announced plans to complete the development of, and commercialize, the T2Lyme Panel.
“Throughout 2022, the T2 Biosystems team generated record sepsis and related product revenue and expanded the installed base of T2Dx Instruments through record sepsis-driven instrument contracts. We also advanced our product pipeline, positioning T2 Biosystems to expand our test menu in 2023,” stated John Sperzel, Chairman and CEO of T2 Biosystems. “We look forward to continuing this momentum to advance our three corporate priorities – accelerating our sales, enhancing our operations, and advancing our pipeline to support long term growth.”
Fourth Quarter 2022 Financial Results Total revenue for the fourth quarter of 2022 was $5.5 million, a decrease of 21% compared to the prior year period. Product revenue for the fourth quarter of 2022 was $2.2 million, a decrease of 45% compared to the prior year period, driven by an 89% decline in COVID-19 test sales and partially offset by increased sepsis test sales. Research contribution revenues were $3.3 million, an increase of 10% compared to the prior year period driven by the timing of enrollments in the T2Resistance clinical trial.
Product costs for the fourth quarter of 2022 were $3.8 million, a decrease of 30% compared to the prior year period, driven by decreased COVID-19 test sales. Research and development expenses were $4.9 million, a decrease of 9% compared to the prior year period driven by decreased development expenses during the clinical trial phases of the BARDA contract. Selling, general and administrative expenses were $6.7 million, an increase of $2% compared to the prior year period driven by increased selling activity.
Net loss for the fourth quarter of 2022 was $10.4 million, $1.41 per share, compared to a net loss of $12.1 million, $3.65 per share, in the prior year period.
Full Year 2022 Financial Results Total revenue for 2022 was $22.3 million, a decrease of 21%, compared to the prior year. Product revenue for 2022 was $11.3 million, a decrease of 32% compared to the prior year, driven by decreased Covid-19 test panel sales and partially offset by increased sepsis test panel sales. Research and contribution revenue for 2022 was $11.0 million, a decrease of 3% compared to the prior year.
Operating expenses for 2022 were $56.7 million, an increase of 13% million compared to the prior year driven by increased BARDA contract research and development and U.S. clinical trials activity.
Net loss for 2022 was $62.3 million, $12.28 per share, compared to a net loss of $49.2 million, $15.50 per share, in 2021.
Cash, equivalents, and restricted cash were $11.9 million as of December 31, 2022. In February 2023, we raised $12.0 million through a common stock and warrants sale.
2023 Financial Outlook The Company expects full year 2023 total sepsis and related product revenue of $11.0 million to $13.0 million, representing growth of 31% to 55%, compared to $8.4 million in 2022. Given the focus on product revenue, the Company is not providing guidance on research and contribution revenue.
Webcast and Conference Call Information The Company’s management team will host a conference call today, March 13, 2023, beginning at 4:30 pm ET. Investors interested in listening to the call may do so by dialing 877-545-0523 for domestic callers or 973-528-0016 for International callers and using conference ID 411579 approximately five minutes prior to the start time. A live and recorded webcast of the call will be available on the “Investors” section of the Company’s website at www.t2biosystems.com.
About T2 Biosystems T2 Biosystems, a leader in the rapid detection of sepsis-causing pathogens and antibiotic resistance genes, is dedicated to improving patient care and reducing the cost of care by helping clinicians effectively treat patients faster than ever before. T2 Biosystems’ products include the T2Dx® Instrument, the T2Bacteria® Panel, the T2Candida® Panel, the T2Resistance® Panel, and the T2SARS-CoV-2™ Panel and are powered by the proprietary T2 Magnetic Resonance (T2MR®) technology. T2 Biosystems has an active pipeline of future products, including the T2Biothreat™ Panel, the T2Cauris™ Panel, and T2Lyme™ Panel, as well as next-generation products for the detection of bacterial and fungal pathogens and associated antimicrobial resistance markers.
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