MannKind Corporation Reports 2014 Second Quarter Financial Results
VALENCIA, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MannKind Corporation (Nasdaq:MNKD) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.
For the second quarter of 2014, total operating expenses were $69.8 million, compared to $41.6 million for the second quarter of 2013, an increase of $28.2 million, largely due to an increase in non-cash stock compensation expense of $30.5 million. In the second quarter of 2014, the settlement terms for certain performance-based awards were modified requiring reclassification of these performance grants from equity awards to liability awards and resulting in incremental stock-based compensation expense. Research and development (R&D) expenses increased by $10.2 million to $37.3 million for the second quarter of 2014 compared to $27.1 million for the same quarter in 2013. This 38% increase in R&D expense was primarily due to increased non-cash stock compensation expense of $13.1 million and increased commercial readiness costs of $1.4 million offset by a $4.2 million decrease in clinical trial related expenses. General and administrative (G&A) expenses increased by $18.0 million to $32.5 million for the second quarter of 2014 compared to $14.5 million in the second quarter of 2013. This 124% increase in G&A expense was primarily due to increased non-cash stock compensation expense of $17.3 million.
For the first six months of 2014, operating expenses totaled $111.3 million, compared to $78.0 million in the first half of 2013. The increase of $33.3 million was largely due to an increase in non-cash stock compensation of $36.2 million. Total R&D expenses for the six months ended June 30, 2014 increased by $10.1 million compared to the same period in 2013, primarily due to a $15.5 million increase in non-cash stock compensation expense along with a $2.7 million increase in spending on commercial readiness. This 19% increase was offset by an $8.3 million decrease in clinical expenses upon the completion of the Affinity studies in the second quarter of 2013. G&A expenses increased by $23.2 million, or 94%, to $47.8 million for the first half of 2014 as compared to $24.6 million in the same period in 2013, primarily due to increased non-cash stock compensation expense of $20.7 million and an increase in consulting and legal fees of $1.5 million related to financing transactions and associated filings.
The net loss applicable to common stockholders for the second quarter of 2014 was $73.4 million, or $0.19 per share based on 380.8 million weighted average shares outstanding, compared to a net loss applicable to common stockholders for the second quarter of 2013 of $46.1 million, or $0.16 per share based on 284.0 million weighted average shares outstanding. The number of common shares outstanding at June 30, 2014 was 394,036,984.
Cash and cash equivalents were $41.2 million at June 30, 2014, compared to $35.8 million in the first quarter of 2014. In the second quarter of 2014, $16.3 million in proceeds from warrant and stock option exercises were received in addition to $20.0 million from Tranche B notes purchased by Deerfield. Subsequently, on July 18, 2014, $40.0 million in Tranche 4 notes were purchased by Deerfield under the provisions of the facility agreement upon FDA approval of AFREZZA. Currently, up to $70.0 million of additional sales of Tranche B notes to Deerfield remain available and there is also $30.1 million of available borrowings under the amended loan arrangement with The Mann Group.
MannKind management will host a conference call to discuss these results today at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. To participate in the call please dial (800) 708-4540 or (847) 619-6397 and use the participant passcode: 36435006. Those interested in listening to the conference call live via the Internet may do so by visiting the Company's website at http://www.mannkindcorp.com.
A telephone replay will be accessible for approximately 14 days following completion of the call by dialing (888) 843-7419 or (630) 652-3042 and use the participant passcode: 36435006#. A replay will also be available on MannKind's website for 14 days.
About MannKind Corporation
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