Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELGX) Reports $21.3 Million In Net Loss In First Quarter 2017 Financial Results

Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELGX)

Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELGX)

Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELGX) reported its financial results for first quarter ended March 31, 2017. The company specializes in the development and marketing of innovative therapies for aortic disorders.

In a statement, Chief Executive Officer of Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELGX), John McDermott, said the company made significant progress in the quarter which gives it a solid start for the year. He added that the impressive performance was a result of the company’s adoption of Ovation®. McDermott also added that the company managed to successfully lower its operating expenses during the quarter and that to the company’s joint venture with TriVascular.

The company reported $42.6 million in revenue from its global business which translates to a 0.6% increase from the $42.4 million that was reported during a similar period last year. Domestic revenue amounted to $30.9 million in the quarter ended March 31, 2017 which represents a 3.4% increase from that $29.9 million that was reported in last year’s first quarter.

Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELGX) reported $28.6 million in gross profits in the first quarter of 2017. This translated to a gross margin of 67.2%. The company reported a gross profit of $27.9 million and a gross margin of 66.0% for the quarter ended March 31, 2016.

Total operating expenses amounted to $44.3 million the quarter ended March 31, 2017 compared to $66.3 million in operational expenses that was reported in the quarter ended March 31, 2016. The first quarter operating expenses are inclusive of $12.1 million in merger expenses. It also includes litigation expenses of $4.7 million. Without these elements, the company’s operational expenses during the quarter stands at $5.5 million, representing a drop from what the company reported in the previous financial year. The drop is attributed to cost synergies drawn from the merger.

During the quarter, Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELGX) reported (-$21.3) million or (-$0.26) per share in net loss compared to (-$47.7) million of (-0.62) per share that was reported in the first quarter of 2016.   The company’s Adjusted Net Loss during the quarter stood at $15.3 million as compared to $19.3 million in Adjusted Net Loss reported a year ago. The company reported a negative Adjusted EBITDA amounting to $9.8 million in first quarter of 2017 compared to $14.1 million reported a year ago.

At the close of the quarter, Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELGX) had $36.0 million in cash and cash equivalents as well as marketable securities.

Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELGX) was up by 2.92% in Wednesday’s trading session, ending the day at $4.94 a share.

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About the author: Monica Gray has an undergraduate degree in Accounting and an MBA – earned with Honors. She has six years of experience in the financial markets and has been a securities analyst for the past two years.

Author: Monica Gray

Monica has an undergraduate degree in Accounting and an MBA she earned - with Honors. She has six years of experience in the financial markets and has been an analyst for the past two years.

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