GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Oct. 30, 2017) — Exactech (Nasdaq: EXAC), a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products and biologic solutions for extremities, knee and hip, announced today that revenue for the third quarter of 2017 increased 2% to $61.4 million from $59.9 million in the third quarter of 2016, and 2% on a constant currency basis. Domestic revenue increased 2% to $43.3 million, and international revenue increased 2% to $18.1 million in the third quarter of 2017. Diluted earnings per share for the third quarter was $0.20 based on net income of $2.9 million, compared to third quarter 2016 net income of $3.2 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.22.
Third Quarter Segment Performance
Nine Months Highlights and Segment Performance
For the first nine months of 2017, revenue was $198.2 million, an increase of 4% over $191.3 million for the comparable period last year. On a constant currency basis, revenue for the first nine months of 2017 was up 4%. Net income for the first nine months of 2017 was $12.3 million, or $0.84 per diluted share compared to $12.0 million, or $0.84 per diluted share, for the first nine months of 2016. First nine month product revenue was as follows:
Exactech CEO and President David Petty said, “For the first nine months of 2017, we reported a 4% increase in our revenue. During the third quarter, we continued to work on launch plans for the new Truliant® knee system, Vantage® ankle, ExactechGPS® shoulder application, and Alteon® H.A. hip stem and are very pleased with the early response we hear from surgeon users,” Petty said.
Chief Financial Officer Jody Phillips said, “Gross margins increased to 70.3% from 68.7% for the third quarter a year ago. Total operating expenses for the quarter increased 7% to $39.2 million. As a result, our net income decreased 10% to $2.9 million and $0.20 diluted EPS for the third quarter which was in the range of our expectations.”
On October 23, 2017, Exactech announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement with TPG Capital to go private. It is expected the transaction will be closed in early 2018.
The financial statements are here.
Based in Gainesville, Fla., Exactech develops and markets orthopaedic implant devices, related surgical instruments and biologic materials and services to hospitals and physicians. The company manufactures many of its orthopaedic devices at its Gainesville facility. Exactech’s orthopaedic products are used in the restoration of bones and joints that have deteriorated as a result of injury or diseases such as arthritis. Exactech markets its products in the United States, in addition to more than 30 markets in Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Pacific. Additional information about Exactech can be found at https://aigrenoble.com.
This release contains various forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, which represent the company’s expectations or beliefs concerning future events of the company’s financial performance. These forward-looking statements are further qualified by important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. These factors include the effect of competitive pricing, the company’s dependence on the ability of third party manufacturers to produce components on a basis which is cost-effective to the company, market acceptance of the company’s products and the effects of government regulation. Results actually achieved may differ materially from expected results included in these statements.
Executive Vice President of Finance & Chief Financial Officer
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