Impax Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPXL) today reported fourth quarter 2012 adjusted net income of $20.5 million or $0.30 per diluted share, compared to $21.9 million or $0.33 per diluted share in the fourth quarter 2011. Adjusted net income for the fourth quarter 2012 excludes $15.7 million or $0.23 per diluted share, primarily related to amortization and acquisition costs from third-party business development transactions in 2012. GAAP net income for the fourth quarter 2012 was $4.8 million or $0.07 per diluted share, compared to $21.9 million or $0.33 per diluted share in the prior year period.
For the fourth quarter 2012, total revenues were $141.1 million, a decrease of 11%, compared to $158.6 million in the prior year period, primarily due to lower sales of the Company’s authorized generic Adderall XR® products as a result of additional competition, partially offset by United States (U.S.) sales of Zomig®. Total revenues for the fourth quarter 2012 included the recognition of $9.0 million of previously deferred revenue related to a product marketed under the generic OTC Partner alliance agreement with Pfizer (Pfizer Agreement).
Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (Adjusted EBITDA), was $38.3 million in the fourth quarter 2012, compared to $40.4 million in the fourth quarter 2011. Cash and short-term investments were $298.9 million as of December 31, 2012. Please refer to the attached “Non-GAAP Financial Measures” for a reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP items.
Full Year 2012 resultsFor the full year 2012, adjusted net income was $130.8 million or $1.91 per diluted share, compared to $66.0 million or $0.98 per diluted share for the full year 2011. The increase was primarily driven by U.S. sales of Zomig under the AstraZeneca License Agreement. Adjusted results exclude acquisition-related costs, as well as other items noted in the attached reconciliation table. GAAP net income for the full year 2012 was $55.9 million or $0.82 per diluted share, compared to $65.5 million or $0.97 per diluted share in 2011.