Akoya Reports Second Quarter 2022 Operating Results and Raises Full Year 2022 Revenue Guidance

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Akoya Biosciences, Inc.
Akoya Biosciences, Inc.

Q2 2022 revenue $17.9 million, 37% y/y growth
Raising FY 2022 revenue guidance range to $71-74 million

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Akoya Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: AKYA) (“Akoya”), The Spatial Biology Company®, today announced its financial results for the second quarter ending June 30, 2022.

“Akoya delivered another quarter of strong financial performance with record revenue and system placements in the second quarter,” said Brian McKelligon, Chief Executive Officer, Akoya Biosciences. “This quarter was further highlighted by the announcement of our partnership with Acrivon Therapeutics and the demonstration of our RNA and multi-omics capabilities at AGBT.”

Second Quarter 2022 Financial Highlights

  • Total revenue was $17.9 million in the second quarter of 2022, compared to $13.1 million in the prior year period; an increase of 37%.

  • Product revenue was $14.2 million in the second quarter of 2022, compared to $10.7 million in the prior year period; an increase of 33%; within product revenue, instrument revenue was $9.5 million and reagent revenue was $4.5 million for the quarter.

  • Services and other revenue totaled $3.7 million in the second quarter of 2022, compared to $2.4 million in the prior year period; an increase of 54%.

  • Gross profit was $10.3 million in the second quarter of 2022, compared to $8.1 million in the prior year period; an increase of 27%; gross profit margin was 58% in the second quarter of 2022.

  • 60 instruments were sold in the second quarter of 2022; 16 PhenoCyclers, 44 PhenoImagers (which includes Fusion, HT and Mantra); compared to 31 instruments sold in the prior year period (13 PhenoCyclers, 18 PhenoImagers); an increase of 94%.

  • Instrument installed base of 808 as of June 30, 2022; 212 PhenoCyclers, 596 PhenoImagers

  • Combined-unit PhenoCycler-Fusion installed base of 55 as of June 30, 2022.

Second Quarter 2022 Business Highlights

  • As of June 30, 2022, there have been 618 total publications featuring Akoya’s platform; 91% growth from 324 total publications as of June 30, 2021.

  • Announced a first-of-its-kind spatial signature CDx deal with Acrivon Therapeutics, a long-standing ABS partner, for the developmental oncology agent ACR-368, a targeted DNA damage response inhibitor therapy, in phase 2 clinical trials for platinum resistant ovarian, endometrial and urothelial cancers.

  • Previewed Akoya’s proprietary RNA chemistry at 100+ plex, scalable to 1000 plex, as well as simultaneous multi-omic targeting of RNA and protein at 100+ plex on a single tissue section of head and neck cancer at AGBT.

  • Expanded existing credit facility to increase potential total debt capacity by $20 million, and extended interest only period to mid-2025 providing Akoya with additional capital.

  • $88 million of cash, cash equivalents, and marketable securities as of June 30, 2022, well capitalized to deliver on our existing strategic plan.

YTD 2022 Financial Highlights

  • Total revenue was $34.8 million YTD as of June 30, 2022 compared to $25.3 million in the prior year period; an increase of 38%.

  • Product revenue was $27.5 million YTD as of June 30, 2022, compared to $20.7 million in the prior year period; an increase of 33%.

  • Services and other revenue totaled $7.3 million YTD as of June 30, 2022, compared to $4.6 million in the prior year period; an increase of 59%.

  • Gross profit was $20.4 million YTD as of June 30, 2022, compared to $15.5 million in the prior year period; an increase of 32%; gross profit margin was 59% YTD as of June 30, 2022.

  • 111 instruments were sold YTD as of June 30, 2022; 30 PhenoCyclers, 81 PhenoImagers (which includes Fusion, HT and Mantra), compared to 68 instruments sold in the prior year period; an increase of 63%.

2022 Financial Outlook

The company, based on its updated plans and initiatives, is raising its full year 2022 revenue guidance range to $71-74 million.

Webcast and Conference Call Details

Akoya will host a conference call today, August 8, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss its second quarter 2022 financial results. Investors interested in listening to the conference call are required to register online. A live webcast of the conference call will be available on the “Investors” section of the Company's website at https://investors.akoyabio.com/. The webcast will be archived on the website following the completion of the call for three months.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are based on management’s beliefs and assumptions and on information currently available to management. All statements contained in this release other than statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements, including expectations regarding our ability to market and sell our PhenoCycler and PhenoImager platforms and increase awareness of spatial biology technology, our research and development efforts and other matters regarding our business strategies, use of capital, results of operations and financial position and plans and objectives for future operations.

In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by the words “may,” “will,” “could,” “would,” “should,” “expect,” “intend,” “plan,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “predict,” “project,” “potential,” “continue,” “ongoing” or the negative of these terms or other comparable terminology, although not all forward-looking statements contain these words. These statements involve risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, levels of activity, performance, or achievements to be materially different from the information expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. These risks, uncertainties and other factors are described under "Risk Factors," "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" and elsewhere in the documents we file with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time. We caution you that forward-looking statements are based on a combination of facts and factors currently known by us and our projections of the future, about which we cannot be certain. As a result, the forward-looking statements may not prove to be accurate. The forward-looking statements in this press release represent our views as of the date hereof. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statements for any reason, except as required by law.

About Akoya Biosciences

As The Spatial Biology Company®, Akoya Biosciences’ mission is to bring context to the world of biology and human health through the power of spatial phenotyping. The company offers comprehensive single-cell imaging solutions that allow researchers to phenotype cells with spatial context and visualize how they organize and interact to influence disease progression and response to therapy. Akoya offers a full continuum of spatial phenotyping solutions to serve the diverse needs of researchers across discovery, translational and clinical research via its key platforms: PhenoCycler™, PhenoImager™ Fusion and PhenoImager HT. To learn more about Akoya, visit www.akoyabio.com.

Investor Contact:

Priyam Shah
Akoya Biosciences, Inc.
investors@akoyabio.com

Media Contact:

Christine Quern
Akoya Biosciences, Inc.
cquern@akoyabio.com


AKOYA BIOSCIENCES, INC. AND SUBSIDIARY
Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets (unaudited)
(in thousands)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

June 30, 2022

    

December 31, 2021

Assets

 

 

  

 

 

  

Current assets

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and cash equivalents

 

$

46,881

 

$

113,079

Marketable securities

 

 

40,725

 

 

Accounts receivable, net

 

 

10,472

 

 

9,444

Inventories, net

 

 

13,218

 

 

9,014

Prepaid expenses and other current assets

 

 

8,598

 

 

9,277

Total current assets

 

 

119,894

 

 

140,814

Property and equipment, net

 

 

9,390

 

 

7,487

Demo inventory, net

 

 

2,035

 

 

2,548

Intangible assets, net

 

 

20,799

 

 

21,150

Goodwill

 

 

18,262

 

 

18,262

Operating lease right of use assets, net

 

 

11,687

 

 

Financing lease right of use assets, net

 

 

1,546

 

 

Other non-current assets

 

 

650

 

 

646

Total assets

 

$

184,263

 

$

190,907

Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current liabilities

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accounts payable, accrued expenses and other current assets

 

$

24,875

 

$

23,198

Current portion of operating lease liabilities

 

 

3,015

 

 

Current portion of financing lease liabilities

 

 

578

 

 

Deferred revenue

 

 

5,315

 

 

4,484

Total current liabilities

 

 

33,783

 

 

27,682

Deferred revenue, net of current portion

 

 

1,554

 

 

1,330

Long-term debt, net

 

 

42,565

 

 

32,471

Contingent consideration liability, net of current portion

 

 

5,599

 

 

7,850

Operating lease liabilities, net of current portion

 

 

9,066

 

 

Financing lease liabilities, net of current portion

 

 

721

 

 

Other long-term liabilities

 

 

125

 

 

223

Total liabilities

 

 

93,413

 

 

69,556

Total stockholders' equity

 

 

90,850

 

 

121,351

Total liabilities and stockholders' equity

 

$

184,263

 

$

190,907


AKOYA BIOSCIENCES, INC. AND SUBSIDIARY
Consolidated Statements of Operations (unaudited)
(in thousands, except share and per share amounts)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Three months ended

 

Six months ended

 

 

June 30, 

 

June 30, 

 

June 30, 

 

June 30, 

 

    

2022

    

2021

    

2022

    

2021

Revenue:

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

Product revenue

 

$

14,161

 

 

$

10,719

 

 

$

27,504

 

 

$

20,682

 

Service and other revenue

 

 

3,733

 

 

 

2,352

 

 

 

7,284

 

 

 

4,601

 

Total revenue

 

 

17,894

 

 

 

13,071

 

 

 

34,788

 

 

 

25,283

 

Cost of goods sold:

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

Cost of product revenue

 

$

5,198

 

 

$

3,180

 

 

$

9,278

 

 

$

6,787

 

Cost of service and other revenue

 

 

2,355

 

 

 

1,757

 

 

 

5,073

 

 

 

2,957

 

Total cost of goods sold

 

$

7,553

 

 

$

4,937

 

 

$

14,351

 

 

$

9,744

 

Gross profit

 

$

10,341

 

 

$

8,134

 

 

$

20,437

 

 

$

15,539

 

Operating expenses:

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

Selling, general and administrative

 

 

20,590

 

 

 

10,066

 

 

 

38,783

 

 

 

18,245

 

Research and development

 

 

5,598

 

 

 

2,947

 

 

 

11,312

 

 

 

6,139

 

Change in fair value of contingent consideration

 

 

(1,156

)

 

 

400

 

 

 

(956

)

 

 

826

 

Depreciation and amortization

 

 

1,617

 

 

 

1,099

 

 

 

3,160

 

 

 

2,108

 

Total operating expenses

 

 

26,649

 

 

 

14,512

 

 

 

52,299

 

 

 

27,318

 

Loss from operations

 

 

(16,308

)

 

 

(6,378

)

 

 

(31,862

)

 

 

(11,779

)

Other income (expense):

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

Interest expense, net

 

 

(849

)

 

 

(757

)

 

 

(1,598

)

 

 

(1,508

)

Change in fair value of warrant liability

 

 

 

 

 

(858

)

 

 

 

 

 

(2,728

)

Gain on extinguishment of debt

 

 

 

 

 

2,476

 

 

 

 

 

 

2,476

 

Other expense, net

 

 

(232

)

 

 

(52

)

 

 

(306

)

 

 

(118

)

Loss before benefit (provision) for income taxes

 

 

(17,389

)

 

 

(5,569

)

 

 

(33,766

)

 

 

(13,657

)

Benefit (provision) for income taxes

 

 

(106

)

 

 

6

 

 

 

(128

)

 

 

12

 

Net loss

 

$

(17,495

)

 

$

(5,563

)

 

$

(33,894

)

 

$

(13,645

)

Dividends accrued on redeemable convertible preferred stock

 

 

 

 

 

(245

)

 

 

 

 

 

(1,435

)

Accretion of redeemable convertible preferred stock

 

 

 

 

 

(296

)

 

 

 

 

 

(296

)

Adjusted net loss attributable to common stockholders

 

 

(17,495

)

 

 

(6,104

)

 

 

(33,894

)

 

 

(15,376

)

Net loss per share attributable to common stockholders, basic and diluted

 

$

(0.47

)

 

$

(0.20

)

 

$

(0.90

)

 

$

(0.94

)

Weighted-average shares outstanding, basic and diluted

 

 

37,612,331

 

 

 

29,974,811

 

 

 

37,538,821

 

 

 

16,415,800