November 12, 2021 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Stereotaxis Inc. shares traded higher after the company reported Q3/21 financial results and confirmed its FY/21 revenue guidance. The company added that it is sufficiently funded and is on pace towards doubling its system revenue in FY/22.
Robotic surgical technologies firm Stereotaxis Inc. (STXS:NYSE.American), which designs innovative robotic devices
and technologies used in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmia, today announced financial results for the third quarter of 2021 ended September 30, 2021.
The company’s Chairman and CEO David Fischel led off the report by commenting, “We are proud of the progress made on multiple fronts in the third quarter…We continue to demonstrate year-over-year and sequential revenue growth while improving commercial execution, establishing key strategic collaborations, advancing a wave of upcoming innovations, and enhancing our infrastructure and team.”
Fischel continued, “Renewed global adoption of robotic systems drove revenue growth in the quarter. We received orders for two Genesis systems in the U.S. and Europe since our last call. Progress on multiple other capital opportunities supports our confidence in additional near-term orders and an approximate doubling of robotic system revenue next year.”
The company advised that it is gaining traction in China due to its strategic collaboration with MicroPort EP, which provides commercial infrastructure and a robust product ecosystem that offers potential for long-term value creation.
“Our proprietary robotically-navigated magnetic ablation catheter overcame initial supply chain disruptions and we remain on track for completion of the required testing needed for a European regulatory submission and U.S. pivotal trial early next year,” Fischel added.
The company reported that revenue in Q3/21 rose by 5% to $9.1 million, compared to $8.7 million in Q3/20. The firm said that this included $3.5 million in system revenue and $5.3 million in recurring revenue, versus $3.0 million and $5.5 million respectively in Q3/20.
Stereotaxis indicated that Gross margin on a combined basis was 52% in Q3/21. Gross margin for systems revenue was 5%, while recurring revenue gross margin came in much higher at 86%.
The firm noted that adjusted operating expenses in Q3/21 increased to $6.8 million, compared to $5.5 million during Q3/20. The company stated that the increase was primarily due to higher R&D spending, measured investment and additional hiring in key areas.
The company posted an operating loss of $4.6 million and a net loss of $1.6 million in Q3/21. The firm stated that excluding non-cash stock compensation expenses, it posted an adjusted operating loss and adjusted net loss in the latest quarter of $2.0 million, compared to an adjusted operating loss and adjusted net loss of $0.8 million during the same period in the prior year.
The firm advised that it held cash and cash equivalents in the amount of $42.8 million on its balance sheet as of September 30, 2021.
The company offered some forward guidance and stated that it is maintaining it FY/21 estimates for around $11 million in system revenue for 2021, which it expects will double from that level in FY/22. The firm added that its strong cash position will allow it to achieve profitability without any additional financing.
Stereotaxis is based in St. Louis, Mo. and is a developer of surgical robotic technologies. The firm’s products are designed and engineered for purposes of enhancing arrhythmia treatment and perform endovascular procedures.
The company’s instruments, robotic systems and information solutions are created for use in interventional medicine. Stereotaxis devices and tools provide physicians conducting procedures with robotic precision equipment that is safe, productive and efficient. The company advised that its Robotic Magnetic Navigation technology is presently being used in the U.S., Asia and Europe.
Stereotaxis started the day with a market cap of around $414.3 million with approximately 74.5 million shares outstanding and a short interest of about 1.2%. STXS shares opened 2.5% higher today at $5.70 (+$0.14, +2.52%) over yesterday’s $5.56 closing price. The stock traded today between $5.56 and $6.87 per share and closed at $6.74 (+$1.18, +21.22%).
1) Stephen Hytha compiled this article for Streetwise Reports LLC and provides services to Streetwise Reports as an independent contractor. He or members of his household own securities of the following companies mentioned in the article: None. He or members of his household are paid by the following companies mentioned in this article: None.
2) The following companies mentioned in this article are billboard sponsors of Streetwise Reports: None. Click here for important disclosures about sponsor fees.
3) Comments and opinions expressed are those of the specific experts and not of Streetwise Reports or its officers. The information provided above is for informational purposes only and is not a recommendation to buy or sell any security.
5) From time to time, Streetwise Reports LLC and its directors, officers, employees or members of their families, as well as persons interviewed for articles and interviews on the site, may have a long or short position in securities mentioned. Directors, officers, employees or members of their immediate families are prohibited from making purchases and/or sales of those securities in the open market or otherwise from the time of the decision to publish an article until three business days after the publication of the article. The foregoing prohibition does not apply to articles that in substance only restate previously published company releases.
6) This article does not constitute medical advice. Officers, employees and contributors to Streetwise Reports are not licensed medical professionals. Readers should always contact their healthcare professionals for medical advice.
This news is published on the Investorideas.com Newswire – a global digital news source for investors and business leaders
Disclaimer/Disclosure: Investorideas.com is a digital publisher of third party sourced news, articles and equity research as well as creates original content, including video, interviews and articles. Original content created by investorideas is protected by copyright laws other than syndication rights. Our site does not make recommendations for purchases or sale of stocks, services or products. Nothing on our sites should be construed as an offer or solicitation to buy or sell products or securities. All investing involves risk and possible losses. This site is currently compensated for news publication and distribution, social media and marketing, content creation and more. Disclosure is posted for each compensated news release, content published /created if required but otherwise the news was not compensated for and was published for the sole interest of our readers and followers. Contact management and IR of each company directly regarding specific questions.
More disclaimer info: https://www.investorideas.com/About/Disclaimer.asp Learn more about publishing your news release and our other news services on the Investorideas.com newswire https://www.investorideas.com/News-Upload/ and tickertagstocknews.com
BiotechIndustryStocks.com – investing ideas in biotechnology stocks, medical technology and life sciences
Like Biotech Stocks? View our Biotech Stocks Directory