TARRYTOWN, N.Y., March 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:PGNX) today announced its results of operations for the fourth quarter and year end 2012.
Net loss for the fourth quarter was $0.3 million or $0.01 diluted per share, compared to net loss of $10.7 million or $0.32 diluted per share in the 2011 period. Net loss for the year was $35.4 million or $1.02 diluted per share, compared to net income of $10.4 million or $0.31 diluted per share in 2011. The 2012 results include revenue from partnering two proprietary research programs, while 2011 results reflect upfront payment and reimbursement revenue from the company's Relistor ® collaboration with Salix Pharmaceuticals. At December 31, 2012, Progenics had cash, cash equivalents and securities of $62.1 million, an increase of $17.8 million in the quarter including proceeds of a fourth quarter follow-on common stock offering and reflecting use of $11.3 million for the full year.
Fourth quarter revenue totaled $8.9 million, up $6.7 million from the 2011 period, resulting primarily from the partnering transactions. For the full year, Progenics reported revenues of $14.0 million, compared to $84.8 million for 2011, a decrease primarily from 2011 recognition of the Salix collaboration.Royalty income for the quarter was $0.8 million compared to $1.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2011, reflecting stocking activity in 2011. Royalty income for the year was $5.0 million compared to $3.0 million for 2011. Net sales reported to Progenics by Salix (in millions):
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