Tornier N.V. (NASDAQ:TRNX), a global medical device company focused on providing surgical solutions to orthopaedic extremity specialists, today reported its financial results for the second quarter of 2012 and updated its fiscal 2012 financial outlook.
Sales for the second quarter of 2012 were $66.0 million, compared to second quarter 2011 sales of $65.2 million, representing increases of 1.3% as reported and 6.3% in constant currency. For the first six months of 2012 sales were $140.5 million, compared to sales of $134.6 million in the first half of 2011, an increase of 4.4% as reported and 7.6% in constant currency. Second quarter 2012 sales of Tornier’s extremity product categories increased 4.7% as reported and 8.0% in constant currency year over year and expanded to 81% of reported global sales, compared to 78% in the second quarter of 2011.
Douglas W. Kohrs, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tornier, commented, “Our global extremities performance again was the major growth driver during the quarter, with new product launches making strong contributions to upper extremities and sports medicine sales. As we proceed with our strategies to strengthen our domestic distribution channel and to expand our international markets, we remain confident that the steps we are taking will support a return to double digit extremities constant currency growth in the future.”
The Company’s second quarter 2012 adjusted EBITDA, as defined in the GAAP to non-GAAP reconciliation provided later in this release, increased 12% to $7.0 million, or 10.5% of sales, compared to $6.2 million, or 9.6% of sales, in the same quarter of the prior year. For the first six months of 2012, adjusted EBITDA increased 11% to $17.1 million, or 12.2% of sales, compared to $15.4 million, or 11.4% of sales, in the same period last year.Mr. Kohrs continued, “Despite top-line headwinds, during the quarter, gross margins expanded to 72.6%, and adjusted EBITDA grew 12% over the prior year period. Our previously announced facility consolidation, combined with our improving gross margins, position us well to continue to deliver significant operating leverage.”