Q1 2020 Highlights:
- Total revenue in Q1 2020 was
$2.2 million. Revenue was adversely impacted by a drop-off in business activity in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Q1 2020 gross margin was $1.6 millionor 71.4%, which is the highest gross margin percentage that Company has achieved since 2009.
- DPNCheck® revenue was a record
$1.3 milliondespite the sales drop-off in March. Substantial progress was made on the second generation DPNCheck system that is targeted for launch in late 2020. This product will position the DPNCheck business for long-term revenue growth.
- ADVANCE™ revenue was
$260 thousandin Q1 2020. The Company has been managing this business for cash flow for the past 5 years but intends to evaluate R&D and marketing investments later this year given the ongoing market demand.
- Sales of Quell® direct to consumers (OTC) were
$570 thousandwith a gross margin above 70% and a positive operating margin. The Company provided engineering support for Quell technology as part of its collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline, which continues to help fund Quell R&D.
- The Company reported that it has two investigational clinical targets in its prescription Quell pipeline: fibromyalgia and chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN). These are both large markets with few effective treatments and significant unmet needs.
The Company responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by modifying its operating structure to support employee safety while continuing to provide essential pain relief products to our customers. In addition, the Company created a program to provide Quell devices to individuals with chronic pain who are unable to afford the technology due to the challenging economic conditions.
"Despite the commercial slow down attributable to COVID-19 in March, we were encouraged by Q1 sales activity coupled with a 70%+ gross margin and an improving operating margin. While there is more work to be done to achieve operating profitability, we believe these financial results demonstrate the potential of our core businesses,” said
In the first quarter of 2020, total revenues were
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NeuroMetrix is a leading developer and manufacturer of diagnostic and therapeutic neurostimulation-based medical devices that are used throughout the world. The Company has three FDA cleared commercial products. DPNCheck® is a point-of-care test that is used to evaluate peripheral neuropathies. ADVANCE™ is a point-of-care device that provides nerve conduction studies as an aid in diagnosing and evaluating patients suspected of having focal or systemic neuropathies. Quell® 2.0 is a wearable, mobile app enabled, neurostimulation device indicated for symptomatic relief and management of chronic pain and is available OTC. The Company maintains an active, industry-leading R&D program. For more information, visit NeuroMetrix.com.
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Statements of Operations
|Cost of revenues||620,190||2,324,231|
|Research and development||533,620||855,081|
|Sales and marketing||424,349||2,025,288|
|General and administrative||1,251,746||1,619,490|
|Total operating expenses||2,209,715||4,499,859|
|Loss from operations||(657,869||)||(3,701,155||)|
|Net income (loss)||$||(657,371||)||$||2,050,507|
Condensed Balance Sheets
|Cash and cash equivalents||$||2,816,485||$||3,126,206|
|Other current assets||2,061,383||2,304,608|
|Lease Obligation, net of current portion||810,235||916,674|
|Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity||$||6,206,496||$||6,893,686|
Source: NeuroMetrix, Inc.