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SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MYGN), a leader in genetic testing and precision medicine, today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2022 and provided an update on business performance.
“Excluding typical seasonality and other temporary headwinds, we believe the overall strength of our business model and improving growth trajectory is clear. Our Mental Health business continues to generate exciting growth, and we believe this momentum is sustainable due to recent peer-reviewed, published clinical data, healthy reimbursement levels, and potential expanding payer coverage," said Paul J. Diaz, president and CEO, Myriad Genetics. "I am also pleased with the progress we have made in our market-leading hereditary cancer testing business. Test volume growth continues to improve and recent pricing updates serve only to support our positive outlook on pricing stability for this important product."
Paul Diaz concluded, “As the pace of Myriad Genetics’ transformation advances, we believe now is an opportune moment to prudently use capital to bolster our offering and accelerate our momentum. We believe the acquisition of Gateway Genomics, with its proprietary portfolio of consumer genetic tests and strong brand reputation, is an excellent strategic fit and will complement our robust Women’s Health portfolio. We look forward to bringing valuable insight from their offering to our patients. And from a financial perspective, is expected to be accretive to Myriad’s growth rate, earnings and operating cash flows in 2024. We are excited to welcome our new Gateway Genomics teammates.”
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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, and the EndoPredict® breast cancer prognostic test. The Oncology business delivered revenue of $69.2 million in the third quarter of 2022.
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 $54.3 million in the third quarter of 2022.
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 $33.0 million in the third quarter of 2022, an increase of 37% year-over-year.
Myriad Genetics Expands Consumer Access to Genetic Testing with Acquisition of Gateway Genomics and Its Leading SneakPeek® Early Gender DNA TestMyriad Genetics today announced that it has acquired Gateway Genomics, LLC, a personal genomics company and developer of consumer genetic tests including the No. 1 selling SneakPeek Early Gender DNA Test. SneakPeek reveals a baby’s gender at six weeks into pregnancy -- the only at-home test to do so with 99% accuracy and the earliest method available.
Approximately 3.6 million babies are born in the United States every year2, and SneakPeek attracts over 4 million annual visitors to its website, capturing a large percentage of pregnant families who could benefit from a range of prenatal care options. Through expanded online engagement, consumers who use SneakPeek also can learn the benefits of other forms of genetic testing offered by Myriad Genetics.
Over the last three years, SneakPeek has grown at a compound annual rate exceeding 20%. SneakPeek is offered directly to consumers at sneakpeektest.com, online channel partners, and more than 1,850 clinicians in the U.S. and select international markets. The test has strong brand loyalty and a 76-point Net Promoter Score. It is the best-selling prenatal DNA test on Amazon® and the top searched gender test on Google® with more than 9,000 reviews and a 4.5 star average rating.
Myriad Genetics acquired Gateway Genomics for an upfront cash purchase price of $67.5 million, subject to customary working capital adjustments and an escrow of $7.5 million. Gateway has the opportunity to earn up to an additional $32.5 million of cash payments in 2023 and 2024 if certain revenue, volume synergy and EBITDA targets are achieved. Projected revenues for Gateway in calendar year 2022 are approximately $20 million. The core Gateway business is expected to grow over 20% compounded over the next three to five years, excluding synergies, and is expected to be neutral to Myriad’s earnings and operating cash flows in 2023. Gateway is also expected to be accretive to Myriad’s growth rate, earnings and operating cash flows in 2024.
Financial GuidanceBelow is a table summarizing Myriad Genetics' fiscal year 2022 financial guidance:
Myriad Genetics' fiscal year 2022 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 $40.0 million and special items such as costs related to transformation initiatives of approximately $15.0 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.
The updated 2022 financial guidance reflects third quarter business updates as well as the impact of currency translation and change of estimates.
Conference Call and WebcastA conference call will be held today, Tuesday, November 1, 2022, at 4:30 p.m. EDT to discuss Myriad Genetics’ financial results and business developments for the third quarter 2022. The dial-in number for domestic callers is 1-800-954-0689. International callers may dial 1-212-231-2937. All callers will be asked to reference reservation number 22021060. An archived replay of the call will be available for seven days by dialing 1-800-954-0689 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 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, Colaris AP, MyRisk, Myriad myRisk, MyRisk Hereditary Cancer, myChoice, Tumor BRACAnalysis CDx, myChoice CDx, Prequel, Prequel with Amplify, Amplify, Foresight, Precise, FirstGene, 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. © 2022 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, PrequelPharmacogenomics – GeneSightAutoimmune – VectraOther – myPathPharma and clinical – RBM, COVID-19 testing
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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 the company's 2022 financial guidance, expectations about the acquisition of Gateway Genomics, including that the acquisition is expected to be accretive to the company's growth rate, earnings and operating cash flows in 2024, the projected revenues of Gateway in calendar year 2022 and growth of Gateway over the next three to five years, excluding synergies, and the expected sustainability of growth in the GeneSight business. These “forward-looking statements” are management’s 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 molecular diagnostic 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 generate sufficient revenue from its existing product portfolio or in launching and commercializing new tests; 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 and services; uncertainties associated with COVID-19, including its possible effects on the company's operations and the demand for its products and services and the company's ability to efficiently and flexibly manage its business; the risk that the company may be unable to develop or achieve commercial success for additional molecular diagnostic tests in a timely manner, or at all; the risk that the company may not successfully develop new markets for its molecular diagnostic tests, including the company’s ability to successfully generate revenue outside the United States; the risk that licenses to the technology underlying the company’s molecular diagnostic tests and any future tests are terminated or cannot be maintained on satisfactory terms; risks related to delays or other problems with operating and constructing 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; 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 molecular diagnostic 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 and regulations in the United States and internationally; 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 material weakness related to the company’s general information technology controls, including the impact thereof and the company's remediation plan, and the company's ability to achieve and maintain effective disclosure controls and procedures and internal control over financial reporting; risks related to current and future lawsuits, including product or professional liability claims; 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 February 25, 2022, 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.
Reconciliation of Revenue to Revenue Excluding Divested Businesses for the Three and Nine Months ended September 30, 2022 and 2021(unaudited data in millions, except per share amount)
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.
Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Financial Measuresfor the Three and Nine Months ended September 30, 2022 and 2021(unaudited data in millions, except per share amount)
Adjusted Free Cash Flow Reconciliationfor the Three Months and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2022 and 2021(unaudited data in millions)
Following is a description of the adjustments made to GAAP financial measures:
1Change of estimates may include both positive and negative adjustments based on actual cash collections for certain diagnostic tests and are primarily driven by changes in the estimated transaction price due to contractual adjustments, obtaining updated information from payors and patients that was unknown at the time revenue was recognized.2Source: CDC Births: Final Data for 2020 https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/births.htm