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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On August 9, 2022, Stereotaxis, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release (the “Earnings Press Release”) setting forth its financial results for the 2022 second quarter. A copy of the Earnings Press Release is being filed as Exhibit 99.1 hereto, and the statements contained therein are incorporated by reference herein.
Forward-Looking Statements and Additional Information
Statements are made herein or incorporated herein that are “forward-looking statements” as defined by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included or incorporated herein that address activities, events or developments that the Company expects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. These statements are not guarantees of future events or the Company’s future performance and are subject to risks, uncertainties and other important factors that could cause events or the Company’s actual performance or achievements to be materially different than those projected by the Company. For a full discussion of these risks, uncertainties and factors, the Company encourages you to read its documents on file with the SEC. Except as required by law, the Company does not intend to update or revise its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
In accordance with General Instruction B.2. of Form 8-K, the information contained in Item 2.02 and Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall they be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
|99.1||Stereotaxis, Inc. Earnings Press Release dated August 9, 2022.|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: August 9, 2022||By:||/s/ Kimberly R. Peery|
|Name:||Kimberly R. Peery|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|
Stereotaxis Reports 2022 Second Quarter Financial Results
ST. LOUIS, MO, Aug. 9, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Stereotaxis (NYSE: STXS), a pioneer and global leader in surgical robotics for minimally invasive endovascular intervention, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2022.
“Despite macro pressures and the poor optics of our financial results, Stereotaxis is making significant progress commercially and technologically,” said David Fischel, Chairman and CEO. “I am pleased with our progress and confident in where we stand and the path ahead of us. We see continued demand for our technology, are advancing a transformative innovation pipeline, and are assembling an all-star commercial team, all while maintaining financial stability and strength.”
“We received three orders for Genesis systems during the second quarter, two since our last call and one of which will become a second active robot at a prestigious US hospital. The recent CE Mark submission for the MAGiC ablation catheter is reflective of the methodical progress being made across multiple fronts on our strategic innovation plan. We continue to anticipate multiple highly impactful technologies to be launched throughout 2023 and beyond. As these launches approach we are placing increased focus on ensuring the right commercial team, infrastructure and processes are in place to drive substantial revenue growth. The addition of highly experienced commercial leaders to our team is a testament to the opportunity in front of us.”
2022 Second Quarter Financial Results
Revenue for the second quarter of 2022 totaled $6.2 million, compared to $9.1 million in the prior year second quarter with the decrease primarily driven by lower revenue recognition of system sales in the current quarter. System revenue for the second quarter was $0.6 million and recurring revenue was $5.6 million.
Gross margin for the second quarter of 2022 was 76% of revenue, with system gross margin of 16% and recurring revenue gross margin of 83%. Operating expenses in the quarter of $9.8 million include $2.7 million in non-cash stock compensation expense. Excluding stock compensation expense, adjusted operating expenses were $7.2 million, consistent with the prior year second quarter.
Operating loss and net loss for the second quarter of 2022 were both approximately ($5.2) million, compared to a ($3.4) million operating loss and a ($1.2) million net loss in the previous year. Net loss in the prior year quarter reflects a favorable $2.2 million adjustment for the forgiveness of the Paycheck Protection Loan. Adjusted operating loss and adjusted net loss for the quarter, excluding non-cash stock compensation expense, were both ($2.5) million. Negative free cash flow for the second quarter was ($1.8) million.
Cash Balance and Liquidity
At June 30, 2022, Stereotaxis had cash and cash equivalents, including restricted cash, of $35.1 million and no debt.
Forward Looking Expectations
Revenue for the first half of this year represents a nadir in performance with results in the second half expected to be substantially higher. Stereotaxis’ current system backlog of over $12 million supports its prior guidance of overall revenue growth in 2022. While this guidance remains achievable, significant variability in hospital construction timelines suggests that a sufficient portion of backlog may be recognized as revenue in the following year, introducing caution to this guidance. Substantial and consistent revenue growth in the coming years is expected to be supported by new technology launches and an enhanced commercial organization. Stereotaxis expects to end the year with approximately $32 million in cash and cash equivalents, maintaining a robust balance sheet that allows it to reach profitability without the need for additional financings.
Conference Call and Webcast
Stereotaxis will host a conference call and webcast today, August 9, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To access the conference call, dial 1-888-394-8218 (US and Canada) or 1-856-344-9221 (International) and give the participant pass code 9211068. Participants are asked to call 5-10 minutes prior to the start time. To access the live and replay webcast, please visit the investor relations section of the Stereotaxis website at www.Stereotaxis.com.
Stereotaxis (NYSE: STXS) is a pioneer and global leader in innovative surgical robotics for minimally invasive endovascular intervention. Its mission is the discovery, development and delivery of robotic systems, instruments, and information solutions for the interventional laboratory. These innovations help physicians provide unsurpassed patient care with robotic precision and safety, expand access to minimally invasive therapy, and enhance the productivity, connectivity, and intelligence in the operating room. Stereotaxis technology has been used to treat over 100,000 patients across the United States, Europe, Asia, and elsewhere. For more information, please visit www.Stereotaxis.com.
This press release includes statements that may constitute “forward-looking” statements, usually containing the words “believe”, “estimate”, “project”, “expect” or similar expressions. Forward-looking statements inherently involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. Factors that would cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, the Company’s ability to manage expenses at sustainable levels, acceptance of the Company’s products in the marketplace, the effect of global economic conditions on the ability and willingness of customers to purchase its technology, competitive factors, changes resulting from healthcare policy, dependence upon third-party vendors, timing of regulatory approvals, the impact of pandemics or other disasters, and other risks discussed in the Company’s periodic and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. By making these forward-looking statements, the Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release. There can be no assurance that the Company will recognize revenue related to its purchase orders and other commitments because some of these purchase orders and other commitments are subject to contingencies that are outside of the Company’s control and may be revised, modified, delayed, or canceled.
|Investor Contacts:||Media Contact:|
|David L. Fischel||Bethanne Schluter|
|Chairman and Chief Executive Officer||Director, Marketing & Communications|
|Chief Financial Officer|
STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
|(in thousands, except share and per share amounts)||Three Months Ended|
|Six Months Ended|
|Disposables, service and accessories||5,550||6,118||10,953||11,892|
|Cost of revenue:|
|Disposables, service and accessories||973||882||1,794||1,808|
|Total cost of revenue||1,482||2,519||3,595||5,126|
|Research and development||2,893||2,717||5,340||5,084|
|Sales and marketing||3,279||3,045||6,225||5,992|
|General and administrative||3,677||4,161||7,297||6,391|
|Total operating expenses||9,849||9,923||18,862||17,467|
|Interest (expense) income, net||45||(3||)||48||(7||)|
|Gain on extinguishment of debt||-||2,183||-||2,183|
|Cumulative dividend on convertible preferred stock||(335||)||(335||)||(666||)||(668||)|
|Net loss attributable to common stockholders||$||(5,469||)||$||(1,546||)||$||(9,886||)||$||(3,411||)|
|Net loss per share attributed to common stockholders:|
|Weighted average number of common shares and equivalents:|
|(in thousands, except share amounts)||June 30,|
|Cash and cash equivalents||$||33,498||$||38,739|
|Restricted cash - current||618||454|
|Accounts receivable, net of allowance of $225 and $180 at 2022 and 2021, respectively||3,748||5,406|
|Prepaid expenses and other current assets||991||2,356|
|Total current assets||46,641||51,388|
|Property and equipment, net||3,260||2,632|
|Operating lease right-of-use assets||5,553||5,735|
|Prepaid and other non-current assets||218||278|
|Liabilities and stockholders’ equity|
|Current portion of operating lease liabilities||328||268|
|Total current liabilities||13,657||13,262|
|Long-term deferred revenue||1,630||2,238|
|Operating lease liabilities||5,663||5,842|
|Series A - Convertible preferred stock:|
|Convertible preferred stock, Series A, par value $0.001; 22,386 and 22,387 shares outstanding at 2022 and 2021, respectively||5,584||5,584|
|Convertible preferred stock, Series B, par value $0.001; 10,000,000 shares authorized, 5,610,121 shares outstanding at 2022 and 2021||6||6|
|Common stock, par value $0.001; 300,000,000 shares authorized, 74,686,056 and 74,618,240 shares issued at 2022 and 2021, respectively||75||75|
|Additional paid-in capital||537,963||532,641|
|Treasury stock, 4,015 shares at 2022 and 2021||(206||)||(206||)|
|Total stockholders’ equity||29,942||33,840|
|Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity||$||56,678||$||60,985|