BIOLASE Reports 2015 Second Quarter Results

IRVINE, Calif.--()--BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIOL), the global leader in dental lasers, today reported its financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015.

Selected highlights of the 2015 second quarter include:

  • Worldwide revenue grew $1.7 million, or 17%, year-over-year and 9% sequentially.
    • U.S. revenue increased 17% year-over-year, including a 47% increase in WaterLase® sales.
    • International revenue increased 16% year-over-year, including a 35% increase in WaterLase® sales.
  • Laser systems revenue worldwide increased $1.4 million, or 22%, year-over-year and 11% sequentially, including a 42% increase year-over-year and 21% sequentially, related to WaterLase® systems.
  • Imaging revenue worldwide decreased $0.2 million, or 23%, year-over-year.
  • Achieved double digit worldwide growth of consumables revenue.
  • Cash burn of $3.8 million, a 50% reduction from previous quarter.

New President and CEO Harold Flynn, Jr., who joined BIOLASE in mid-July, stated that “the Company demonstrated meaningful growth in its core laser franchises in the second quarter. This was especially true in the U.S. where our primary laser products and related consumable products all showed positive growth year-over-year and sequentially.”

“Our Practice Growth. Guaranteed initiative is resonating well with new customers,” Flynn added. “This unique initiative focuses on the training of new customers in the safe and effective use of their WaterLase® iPlus™ 2.0 system to improve and enhance treatment of their patients. The program also provides education on how to take full advantage of the many indications offered by our laser system to practice better dentistry and thereby grow their practice and its revenue. We continue to invest heavily in additional innovative laser-based solutions to extend our leadership within laser dentistry, emphasizing better patient care, excellent customer service and new products that better meet the needs of patients and dental professionals.”

Second Quarter and Six-Month Financial Results

Net revenue for the second quarter of 2015 was $11.9 million, compared to net revenues of $10.2 million for the second quarter of 2014. The quarter-over-quarter increase of 17% was principally due to increases in domestic and international laser systems, consumables and service revenue, partially offset by decreases in domestic imaging systems revenue.

Net revenue for the six months ended June 30, 2015 was $22.7 million, compared to net revenues of $21.7 million for the six months ended June 30, 2014. The overall year-over-year increase in net revenue primarily resulted from increases in domestic and international laser system and consumable revenue, partially offset by decreases mostly in domestic imaging systems revenue. Worldwide year-to-date imaging revenue through June 30, 2015, was $900 thousand, down $1.0 million or 54%, compared to the same period last year.

Gross profit as a percentage of revenue typically fluctuates with product and regional mix, selling prices, material costs and revenue levels. Gross profit as a percentage of net revenue for the second quarter and first six months of 2015 was 31.2% and 30.4%, respectively, compared to 36.6% and 35.3%, respectively, for the same prior year periods. The decline was mainly attributable to increased international sales volume and increased promotions related to this year’s launches of the WaterLase® iPlus™ 2.0 and EPIC X. Second quarter and first-half 2015 gross profit related to international sales denominated in foreign currency was negatively impacted by the stronger U.S. dollar when compared with the same prior year periods.

Total operating expenses in the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015 were $10.7 million and $19.2 million, respectively, compared to $9.9 million and $18.5 million for the same prior year periods. The increases in this year’s operating expenses for the second quarter and six months were due to a combination of increased spending in engineering and development for new product development and support of existing products and technologies, along with increased spending in sales and marketing on product promotions and building brand awareness. These increases were partially offset by decreased spending in general and administrative expenses attributable to decreased legal expenses and professionals fees, and a credit related to a favorable legal settlement with a competitor recorded in the first quarter of 2015.

The net loss for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015 was $7.0 million and $12.5 million, respectively, or a $0.12 and $0.21 loss per share, respectively, compared to a net loss of $6.4 million and $11.3 million, or $0.17 and $0.31 loss per share, for the same prior year periods. The increase in net loss was primarily due to lower gross profit margins and increased operating expenses in 2015 when compared to 2014.

After removing interest income, net of $23 thousand, income tax provision of $36 thousand, non-cash depreciation and amortization expenses of $166 thousand and non-cash stock-based compensation expenses of $935 thousand, the adjusted non-GAAP net loss for this year’s second quarter totaled $5.9 million, or a loss of $0.10 per share, compared with a non-GAAP net loss of $5.7 million, or a loss of $0.15 per share, during the prior year second quarter. The non-GAAP net loss totaled $10.5 million, or a loss of $0.18 per share, for the six months ended June 30, 2015 compared with a non-GAAP net loss of $9.8 million, or a loss of $0.26 per share, for the same prior year period.

Liquidity and Capital Resources

As of June 30, 2015, BIOLASE had approximately $27.3 million in working capital. Cash and cash equivalents at the end of the second quarter of 2015 were $20.1 million, compared to $31.6 million on December 31, 2014. Net accounts receivable totaled $9.8 million at June 30, 2015, as compared to $9.0 million at December 31, 2014.

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David Dreyer stated, “The Company’s cash and cash equivalents total of $20.1 million as of June 30, 2015 reflected a reduction of $11.4 million during the first six months of 2015. This reduction consisted of a decrease of $7.6 million during the first quarter 2015 followed by a decrease of $3.8 million during the second quarter 2015. The decrease in cash and equivalents during the 2015 second quarter was half the decrease amount during the first quarter of this year, reflecting management’s increased focus and attention on better managing its uses of cash.”

Conference Call

As previously announced, the Company will host a conference call today at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss its operating results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015, and to answer questions. To listen to the conference call live via telephone, dial 1-877-407-4019 from the U.S. or, for international callers, dial 1-201-689-8337, approximately 10 minutes before the start time. To listen to the conference call live via the Internet, visit the Investors section of the BIOLASE website at www.biolase.com.

About BIOLASE, Inc.

BIOLASE, Inc. is a medical device company that develops, manufactures, and markets innovative lasers in dentistry and medicine and also markets and distributes high-end 2D and 3D digital imaging equipment, CAD/CAM intraoral scanners, and in-office milling machines and 3D printers. BIOLASE’s products are focused on technologies that advance the practice of dentistry to both the dentist and their patients. The Company's proprietary laser products incorporate approximately 185 patented and 115 patent-pending technologies designed to provide biologically clinically superior performance with less pain and faster recovery times. Its innovative products provide cutting-edge technology at competitive prices to deliver the best results for dentists and patients. BIOLASE's principal products are revolutionary dental laser systems that perform a broad range of dental procedures, including cosmetic and complex surgical applications, and a full line of dental imaging equipment. BIOLASE has sold more than 29,000 laser systems. Laser products under development address the Company’s core dental market and other adjacent medical and consumer markets.

For updates and information on WaterLase® iPlus™ and laser dentistry, find BIOLASE online at www.biolase.com, Facebook at www.facebook.com/biolase, Twitter at www.twitter.com/biolaseinc, Pinterest at www.pinterest.com/biolase, LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/biolase, Google+ at www.google.com/+BIOLASEIrvine, Instagram at www.instagram.com/biolaseinc, and YouTube at www.youtube.com/biolasevideos.

BIOLASE® and WaterLase® are registered trademarks of BIOLASE, Inc.

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995

Statements contained in this press release that refer to BIOLASE's estimated or anticipated future results or other non-historical facts are forward-looking statements, as are any statements in this press release concerning prospects related to BIOLASE's strategic initiatives and anticipated financial performance. Forward-looking statements can also be identified through the use of words such as “anticipates,” “expects,” “intends,” “plans,” “believes,” “seeks,” “estimates,” “may,” “will,” and variations of these words or similar expressions. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which reflect BIOLASE's current expectations regarding existing trends, our strategic initiatives, the closing of the private placement and expected use of proceeds and speak only as of the date of this release. Actual results may differ materially from BIOLASE’s current expectations depending upon a number of factors affecting BIOLASE’s business. These factors include, among others, adverse changes in general economic and market conditions, competitive factors including but not limited to pricing pressures and new product introductions, uncertainty of customer acceptance of new product offerings and market changes, risks associated with managing the growth of the business, and those other risks and uncertainties that may be detailed, from time-to-time, in BIOLASE's reports filed with the SEC. BIOLASE does not undertake any responsibility to revise or update any forward-looking statements contained herein.

BIOLASE, INC.
 
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
(unaudited, in thousands, except per share data)
 
 
      Three Months Ended   Six Months Ended
June 30 June 30
2015     2014   2015     2014  
 
Products and services revenue $ 11,835 $ 10,140 $ 22,586 $ 21,619
License fees and royalty revenue   34     46     138     85  
Net revenue 11,869 10,186 22,724 21,704
Cost of revenue   8,168     6,457     15,813     14,034  
Gross profit   3,701     3,729     6,911     7,670  
Operating expenses:
Sales and marketing 4,743 3,569 9,497 8,024
General and administrative 3,916 5,310 6,503 8,393
Engineering and development 1,974 978 3,777 1,951
Excise tax 97 64 153 129
Legal settlement           (731 )    
Total operating expenses   10,730     9,921     19,199     18,497  
Loss from operations   (7,029 )   (6,192 )   (12,288 )   (10,827 )
Gain (loss) on foreign currency transactions 1 (33 ) (129 ) (31 )
Interest income (expense), net   23     (185 )   23     (415 )
Non-operating loss, net   24     (218 )   (106 )   (446 )
Loss before income tax provision (benefit) (7,005 ) (6,410 ) (12,394 ) (11,273 )
Income tax provision (benefit)   36     29     83     53  
Net loss $ (7,041 ) $ (6,439 ) $ (12,477 ) $ (11,326 )
 
Net loss per share:
Basic $ (0.12 ) $ (0.17 ) $ (0.21 ) $ (0.31 )
Diluted $ (0.12 ) $ (0.17 ) $ (0.21 ) $ (0.31 )
Shares used in the calculation of net loss per share:
Basic   58,180     37,629     58,163     37,045  
Diluted   58,180     37,629     58,163     37,045  
BIOLASE, INC.
 
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(in thousands, except per share data)
 
      June 30   December 31

2015

  2014  
ASSETS (unaudited) (audited)
Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents $ 19,922 $ 31,560
Restricted cash equivalent 200
Accounts receivable, less allowance of $1,987 in 2015

and $1,711 in 2014

9,778 9,004
Inventory, net 13,680 12,508
Prepaid expenses and other current assets   1,631     1,726  

Total current assets

45,211 54,798
Property, plant and equipment, net 2,366 1,295
Intangible assets, net 79 114
Goodwill 2,926 2,926
Other assets   761     270  
Total assets $ 51,343   $ 59,403  
 
 
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY
Current liabilities:
Accounts payable $ 8,849 $ 8,357
Accrued liabilities 5,913 5,188
Customer deposits 96 112
Deferred revenue, current portion   3,050     2,494  
Total current liabilities   17,908     16,151  
Deferred tax liabilities 708 677
Deferred revenue, long-term 201
Capital lease obligation 238
Warranty accrual, long-term 868 519
Other liabilities, long-term   365      
Total liabilities   20,288     17,347  
Stockholders’ equity:
Preferred stock, par value $0.001
Common stock, par value $0.001 58 58
Additional paid-in capital 186,907 185,231
Accumulated other comprehensive loss (757 ) (557 )
Accumulated deficit   (155,153 )   (142,676 )
Total stockholders’ equity   31,055     42,056  
Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity $ 51,343   $ 59,403  
 
Reconciliation of GAAP Net Loss to Non-GAAP Net Loss
(unaudited, in thousands, except per share data)
           
 
Three Months Ended Six Months Ended
June 30 June 30
2015 2014 2015 2014
 
GAAP net loss $ (7,041 ) $ (6,439 ) $ (12,477 ) $ (11,326 )
Adjustments:
Interest (income) expense, net (23 ) 185 (23 ) 415
Income tax (benefit) provision 36 29 83 53
Depreciation and amortization expense 166 177 324 352
Stock-based compensation, other equity instruments,

and other non-cash compensation expense

  935     338     1,635     709  
Non-GAAP net loss $ (5,927 ) $ (5,710 ) $ (10,458 ) $ (9,797 )
 
 
GAAP net loss per share, basic and diluted $ (0.12 ) $ (0.17 ) $ (0.21 ) $ (0.31 )
Adjustments:
Interest expense 0.01 0.02
Income tax (benefit) provision
Depreciation and amortization expense 0.01
Stock-based compensation, other equity instruments,

and other non-cash compensation expense

0.02     0.01     0.03     0.02  
Non-GAAP net loss per share, basic and diluted $ (0.10 ) $ (0.15 ) $ (0.18 ) $ (0.26 )

Contacts

BIOLASE, Inc.
David Dreyer, 888-424-6527
Chief Financial Officer
ddreyer@biolase.com
or
DresnerAllenCaron
Rene Caron (Investors)
949-474-4300
rene@allencaron.com
or
Len Hall (Media)
949-474-4300
len@allencaron.com

Contacts

BIOLASE, Inc.
David Dreyer, 888-424-6527
Chief Financial Officer
ddreyer@biolase.com
or
DresnerAllenCaron
Rene Caron (Investors)
949-474-4300
rene@allencaron.com
or
Len Hall (Media)
949-474-4300
len@allencaron.com