Impax Laboratories Reports Second Quarter 2013 Results

Impax Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPXL) today reported second quarter 2013 adjusted earnings per diluted share of $0.23, compared to adjusted earnings of $0.61 for the same quarter of 2012. On a GAAP basis, earnings per diluted share for the second quarter 2013 were $0.08, compared to $0.27 in the prior year period. The current quarter decline was primarily the result of additional generic competition on the Company’s authorized generic Adderall XR® products and its fenofibrate products, as well as the loss of exclusivity in mid-May 2013 for branded Zomig® tablet products which provided higher profits in the prior year period compared to the current quarter. Refer to the attached “Non-GAAP Financial Measures” for a reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP items.

For the second quarter 2013, total revenues were $129.6 million, compared to $166.5 million in the prior year period.

“We were able to offset some of the revenue decline by successfully capturing sales and segment share with our non-AB rated oxymorphone hydrochloride extended-release products during our 180-day exclusivity period that expired in early July of this year,” said Larry Hsu, Ph.D., president and CEO, Impax Laboratories, Inc. “However, until we are able to close out the warning letter at our Hayward facility, we expect continued delays in receiving approval for a number of products pending at the FDA that could drive future growth. The absence of new product approvals, combined with additional generic competition and significant segment erosion of Zomig’s two largest dosage forms, will likely result in operating losses in the second half of this year.”

“We continue to implement quality improvements across our facilities and remain committed to resolving all observations in the most recent Form 483 and exceeding current Good Manufacturing Practices. With a generic pipeline of 44 products pending approval at the FDA and our pending New Drug Application for RYTARY TM, as well as significant financial resources available for strategic external opportunities, I remain optimistic about the future of Impax,” concluded Dr. Hsu.

Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (Adjusted EBITDA), was $36.2 million in the second quarter 2013, compared to $73.6 million in the prior year period.

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