Click here to close now.




















Welcome!

News Feed Item

GenVec Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenVec, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNVC) today reported financial results for the three-month and six-month periods ended June 30, 2014. For the three-month period ended June 30, 2014, the company reported a net loss of $1.7 million or $0.10 per share on revenues of $0.1 million as compared to a net loss of $3.1 million or $0.24 per share on revenues of $0.7 million in the same period in the prior year. For the six-month period ended June 30, 2014, the company reported a net loss of $2.6 million or $0.17 per share on revenues of $2.3 million as compared to a net loss of $6.2 million or $0.48 per share on revenues of $2.0 million in the same period in the prior year. GenVec ended the second quarter of 2014 with $14.6 million in cash, cash equivalents, and liquid investments. 

Financial Results for the Three-Month and Six-Month Periods Ended June 30, 2014

Revenues for the three-month and six-month periods ended June 30, 2014 were $0.1 million and $2.3 million, which represent a decrease of 83% and an increase of 16% as compared to $0.7 million and $2.0 million in the comparable prior year periods. 

The decrease in revenue for the three-month period ended June 30, 2014 is primarily due to a decrease of $0.2 million associated with our Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) program, $0.1 million associated with our hearing loss and balance disorders program and $0.3 million due to reduced work scope and grant work performed for our NIH programs and malaria programs. 

The increase in revenue for the six-month period ended June 30, 2014 is primarily due to an increase of $1.5 million associated with our hearing loss and balance disorders program as a result of the achievement of the third milestone under our Agreement with Novartis.  The $2.0 million milestone was triggered by the non-rejection of the IND submitted by Novartis to the FDA in the three-month period ended March 31, 2014.  There were no milestones achieved in the six months ended June 30, 2013. Partially offsetting the increase in the six-month period ended June 30, 2014 was a decrease in revenue associated with our hearing loss and balance disorders program of $0.5 million as compared to the same period in 2013.  Additionally, for the six-month period ended June 30, 2014 there were reductions in revenue of $0.5 million with respect to our FMD program and $0.7 million due to reduced work scope and grant work performed for our NIH programs and malaria programs.

Operating expenses were $1.8 million and $4.9 million for the three-month and six-month periods ended June 30, 2014, which represent decreases of 53% and 40% as compared to $3.9 million and $8.1 million in the comparable prior year periods. 

Research and development expenses for the three-month and six-month periods ended June 30, 2014 decreased 65% and 68%, respectively, from $1.4 million and $3.7 million in 2013 to $0.5 million and $1.2 million in 2014.   The decreases in the three and six-month periods ended June 30, 2014 were primarily due to lower personnel costs resulting from our reductions in personnel in February 2013 and June 2013 and a decreased allocation of facility costs to research and development as compared to the same periods in 2013.  Additionally, in the six-month period ended June 30, 2014 we incurred reduced material costs for our funded programs and lower general supply costs as compared to the comparable period in 2013.  Partially offsetting these lower costs in both periods were expenses related to our NMRC contract that were capitalized during the six-months ended June 30, 2013 prior to their recognition in July 2013.  There were no such transactions in 2014.  

General and administrative expense for the three-month and six-month periods ended June 30, 2014 decreased 47% and 16% with expense of approximately $1.3 million and $3.7 million in 2014 as compared to $2.5 million and $4.4 million in 2013. The decreases were primarily due to lower personnel costs resulting from our reductions in force in February 2013 and June 2013 and lower professional fees.  Additionally, in 2013 we incurred expense related to the impairment of our manufacturing facility and the write-off of shelf registration expenses. Partially offsetting these decreases were the one-time facility costs associated with the relocation of our corporate office and research and development laboratories that occurred in January 2014 and an increased allocation of facility costs to general and administrative for the three-month and six-month periods ended June 30, 2014 as compared to the same periods in 2013. 

2014 Guidance

For 2014, GenVec expects cash burn between $5.0 million and $7.0 million. The company believes that existing resources, combined with anticipated near-term milestones, are sufficient to fund the company's operations into the foreseeable future.

About GenVec

GenVec is a biopharmaceutical company working with leading companies and organizations such as Novartis and the U.S. Government to leverage GenVec's proprietary gene-delivery technologies to address the prevention and treatment of significant health concerns. The company also licenses its proprietary technology platform, including vectors and production cell lines, for the development and manufacture of therapeutics and vaccines to the biopharmaceutical industry.  GenVec's lead program, in the field of regenerative medicine, is licensed to Novartis for the development of novel treatments for hearing loss and balance disorders. Additional information about GenVec is available at www.genvec.com and in the company's various filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Statements herein relating to future financial or business performance, conditions or strategies and other financial and business matters, including with respect to GenVec's hearing loss and balance disorders program are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act.  GenVec cautions that these forward-looking statements are subject to numerous assumptions, risks and uncertainties, which change over time. Factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from the results discussed in the forward-looking statements or historical experience include risks and uncertainties, such as the failure of Novartis to advance GenVec's hearing loss and balance disorders program.  Further information on the factors and risks that could affect GenVec's business, financial conditions and results of operations, are contained in GenVec's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which are available at www.sec.gov.  These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release, and GenVec assumes no duty to update forward-looking statements.

Contact:         

GenVec, Inc.
Rena Cohen
(240) 632-5501                      
[email protected]

(Tables to follow)

GenVec, Inc.
Condensed Statements of Operations
(in thousands, except per share data)
(Unaudited)



  Three Months Ended

     June 30,


Six Months Ended

June 30,


2014


2013


2014


2013

Revenues

$129


$748


$2,260


$1,955









Operating expenses:








General and administrative

1,325


2,502


3,722


4,409

Research and development

480


1,377


1,178


3,731

    Total operating expenses

1,805


3,879


4,900


8,140









Loss from Operations

(1,676)


(3,131)


(2,640)


(6,185)

















Other income:

4


5


5


14









Net loss

$(1,672)


$(3,126)


$(2,635)


$(6,171)









Basic and diluted net loss

    per share

$(0.10)


$(0.24)


$(0.17)


$(0.48)

Shares used in computation of
    basic and diluted net loss per
    share

16,540


12,948


15,102


12,948

 

GenVec, Inc.

Selected Balance Sheet Information

(in thousands)



June 30, 2014

December 31, 2013


(unaudited)


Cash, cash equivalents and

investments

$14,566

$6,105

Working capital

12,429

3,999

Total assets

15,620

7,254

Stockholders' equity

12,875

4,610




 

SOURCE GenVec, Inc.

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
In their session at 17th Cloud Expo, Hal Schwartz, CEO of Secure Infrastructure & Services (SIAS), and Chuck Paolillo, CTO of Secure Infrastructure & Services (SIAS), provide a study of cloud adoption trends and the power and flexibility of IBM Power and Pureflex cloud solutions. In his role as CEO of Secure Infrastructure & Services (SIAS), Hal Schwartz provides leadership and direction for the company.
There are many considerations when moving applications from on-premise to cloud. It is critical to understand the benefits and also challenges of this migration. A successful migration will result in lower Total Cost of Ownership, yet offer the same or higher level of robustness. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Michael Meiner, an Engineering Director at Oracle, Corporation, analyzed a range of cloud offerings (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) and discussed the benefits/challenges of migrating to each offe...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the "Second Containers & Microservices Expo" will take place November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities.
As organizations shift towards IT-as-a-service models, the need for managing and protecting data residing across physical, virtual, and now cloud environments grows with it. CommVault can ensure protection and E-Discovery of your data – whether in a private cloud, a Service Provider delivered public cloud, or a hybrid cloud environment – across the heterogeneous enterprise. In his session at 17th Cloud Expo, Randy De Meno, Chief Technologist - Windows Products and Microsoft Partnerships at Com...
The Software Defined Data Center (SDDC), which enables organizations to seamlessly run in a hybrid cloud model (public + private cloud), is here to stay. IDC estimates that the software-defined networking market will be valued at $3.7 billion by 2016. Security is a key component and benefit of the SDDC, and offers an opportunity to build security 'from the ground up' and weave it into the environment from day one. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Reuven Harrison, CTO and Co-Founder of Tufin,...
Scrum Alliance has announced the release of its 2015 State of Scrum Report. Almost 5,000 individuals and companies worldwide participated in this year's survey. Most organizations in the market today are still leading and managing under an Industrial Age model. Not only is the speed of change growing exponentially, Agile and Scrum frameworks are showing companies how to draw on the full talents and capabilities of those doing the work in order to continue innovating for success.
SYS-CON Events announced today that MobiDev, a software development company, will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. MobiDev is a software development company with representative offices in Atlanta (US), Sheffield (UK) and Würzburg (Germany); and development centers in Ukraine. Since 2009 it has grown from a small group of passionate engineers and business managers to a full-scale mobi...
Between the compelling mockups and specs produced by your analysts and designers, and the resulting application built by your developers, there is a gulf where projects fail, costs spiral out of control, and applications fall short of requirements. In his session at @DevOpsSummit, Charles Kendrick, CTO and Chief Architect at Isomorphic Software, presented a new approach where business and development users collaborate – each using tools appropriate to their goals and expertise – to build mocku...
Container technology is sending shock waves through the world of cloud computing. Heralded as the 'next big thing,' containers provide software owners a consistent way to package their software and dependencies while infrastructure operators benefit from a standard way to deploy and run them. Containers present new challenges for tracking usage due to their dynamic nature. They can also be deployed to bare metal, virtual machines and various cloud platforms. How do software owners track the usag...
SYS-CON Events announced today that VividCortex, the monitoring solution for the modern data system, will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. The database is the heart of most applications, but it’s also the part that’s hardest to scale, monitor, and optimize even as it’s growing 50% year over year. VividCortex is the first unified suite of database monitoring tools specifically desi...
Graylog, Inc., has added the capability to collect, centralize and analyze application container logs from within Docker. The Graylog logging driver for Docker addresses the challenges of extracting intelligence from within Docker containers, where most workloads are dynamic and log data is not persisted or stored. Using Graylog, DevOps and IT Ops teams can pinpoint the root cause of problems to deliver new applications faster and minimize downtime.
As Marc Andreessen says software is eating the world. Everything is rapidly moving toward being software-defined – from our phones and cars through our washing machines to the datacenter. However, there are larger challenges when implementing software defined on a larger scale - when building software defined infrastructure. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Boyan Ivanov, CEO of StorPool, provided some practical insights on what, how and why when implementing "software-defined" in the datacent...
Learn how you can use the CoSN SEND II Decision Tree for Education Technology to make sure that your K–12 technology initiatives create a more engaging learning experience that empowers students, teachers, and administrators alike.
Mobile, social, Big Data, and cloud have fundamentally changed the way we live. “Anytime, anywhere” access to data and information is no longer a luxury; it’s a requirement, in both our personal and professional lives. For IT organizations, this means pressure has never been greater to deliver meaningful services to the business and customers.
In a recent research, analyst firm IDC found that the average cost of a critical application failure is $500,000 to $1 million per hour and the average total cost of unplanned application downtime is $1.25 billion to $2.5 billion per year for Fortune 1000 companies. In addition to the findings on the cost of the downtime, the research also highlighted best practices for development, testing, application support, infrastructure, and operations teams.